UK’s Most Entrepreneurial City 2015 Read more

UK’s Most Entrepreneurial City 2015

UK’s Most Entrepreneurial City 2015: The UK’s largest regional cities, are nearly twice more likely than London to have produced an entrepreneur over the past 24 months, according to research derived from Companies House Data by international office space broker, Instant Offices. Instant Offices has mapped out the UK’s start-up landscape over the last two […]

Negative inflation hits UK Read more

The General Election 2015

The General Election 2015: With the Conservatives claiming a shock victory in Thursday’s general election, we look at the views of Manchester business people on the impact a Tory majority will have in the north-west. On the economy, we have the thoughts of the Peninsula managing director, Peter Done. “In my opinion Cameron and Osbourne […]

The General Election 2015 Read more

The Budget: further devolved powers for Greater Manchester

The Budget: further devolved powers for Greater Manchester: Greater Manchester are one of only two regions to be given the right to keep 100% of their business growth, in further devolved powers for the Northern region which will come into effect from April. ‘Symbolic’, so believes Pennine Business News’ Reuben Cutts, after a six-month period […]

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 […]