Why 2011 should be a great year for north west entrepreneurs

Despite talk of economic doom and gloom, here are just 3 reasons why I think 2011 will be a great year for entrepreneurs and fast growth businesses across the north west: The North West Fund is here to provide £185m of equity and loan funding making investments of £50,000 to £2m into fast growth businesses … Read moreWhy 2011 should be a great year for north west entrepreneurs

How to get to grips with your business finances

It is easy to get caught up in ‘doing’ rather than ‘running’ your business. So many business owners find themselves running simply to stand still – finding new customers, taking and fulfilling orders and addressing (hopefully not too many) customer complaints. Sometimes its difficult to see the wood for the trees: I’m really busy so … Read moreHow to get to grips with your business finances

Manchester – Next Generation Digital City

A packed auditorium at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on Friday 15 January 2010 was greeted by an enthusiastic launch by Insider of Manchester – Next Generation Digital City. An initiative that aims to put Manchester at the forefront of UK business competitiveness by laying the foundations for exciting, innovative digital and technology-based businesses to flourish.  This will be achieved by … Read moreManchester – Next Generation Digital City