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Jeremy Roberts
Richard O'Sullivan
Steve Purdham
Julie Meyer
Laura Tenison
Michael Oliver
Tony Caldeira
Brian Hay
Debbie Pierce
David Pollock
Charlie Mullins

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Private sector activity in the North West grew at the fastest pace in six months during March, according to new figures.

North West firms enjoyed a strong June, with new business accelerating and output increasing for an 18th straight month, according to a new report.

Businesses and charities across the North West could be jeopardising their future growth prospects because they do not see the benefits of digital technology and are not doing enough to develop their digital skills, according to the new UK Business Digital Index published today by Lloyds Bank.

Increasing numbers of North West SMEs operate flexible working practices, a new study has revealed.

Lloyds Bank increased lending to North West businesses in 2012, a new report shows.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • 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...

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Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.