New Mills' Swizzles celebrate 60 years of Stockport production Read more

New Mills’ Swizzles celebrates 60 years of Stockport production

New Mills’ Swizzles celebrates 60 years of Stockport production: There are few companies as valuable to their local economies as New Mills’ Swizzles Matlow. Since the 1980s, the High Peak-based company has been the world’s largest family-owned confectionary business. Maybe that doesn’t sound impressive. But this is a company who make north of 1.75 billion Love […]

A Northern transport hub Read more

Today’s SME headlines: cities’ devolution

Today’s SME headlines: cities’ devolution: after last September’s Scottish referendum — in which Alistair Darling’s Better Together campaign were victorious — a greater devolution of power for Scotland was always likely to occur; this for fear of increasing calls for independence. Powers were granted for the Scots, but there was another winner: Manchester. Last year the […]

Panama Communications Announces Success of Seven Day Offering Read more

Panama Communications Announces Success of Seven Day Offering

Panama Communications Announces Success of Seven Day Offering: Hospitality and pub-orientated telecoms service provider, Panama Communications, has announced several partnerships based on its ‘all-inclusive’ package, an innovative offering within the industry itself. The company has announced that over recent months, major names including Mitchells & Butler and Stonegate (owners of the Slug & Lettuce chain, […]

Negative inflation hits UK Read more

A Labour general election win: the implications

A Labour general election win: the implications… With 86 days to go until the general election, the North’s SMEs are well underway in deploying analysts to try to interpret the consequences that change may cause for them. Pennine Business News’ Reuben Cutts looks at some of the day’s leading news in the race to Number […]

Stockport Based Funky Readers Appears in Guardian Read more

Stockport Based Funky Readers Appears in Guardian

Stockport-Based Funky Readers Appears in Guardian: Stockport Based Funky Readers, an online retailer of reading glasses and other fashionable eye wear sourced from across Europe, has been featured in the Guardian’s Small Business section alongside two other companies – Campfire Communications and The Flash Pack. The company, which is owned by a husband and wife […]