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Greater Manchester has played host to over 40 Indian businesses as part of an ongoing strategy to help internationalise the regional economy through stronger commercial trade and investment ties with the sub-continent.

Greater Manchester is continuing to strengthen its links with India, hosting a visit to the city for the deputy high commissioner of India, Dr Virander Paul, and the first secretary (economic), Rachita Bhandari, next week.

Manchester’s investment and development agency, Midas, has been involved in the creation of almost 1,600 jobs.

Manchester investment agency, Midas, has helped to secure more than 3,000 jobs to the region during the last 12 months.

Canadian company, MDI Solutions, has opened a new office at Manchester Science Park.

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  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.