Legacy issues blamed for continuing losses at up for sale Co-op

Legacy issues are the main reason why Manchester based Cooperative Bank has reported an annual loss of £477m in 2016. An improvement on the previous year's...

Manchester startup in line for national award recognising 5 star sustainable shopping platform

Veo has been shortlisted from a long list of 4,800 nominations, for the Sustainability Entrepreneur category in the Regional Finals of the Great British...

SME manufacturing grows at record pace but concerns about skills and material shortages grow

SME manufacturing output grew at the fastest pace on record (since October 1988) in the three months to July, according to the CBI’s quarterly...

UK car production plummets in July

UK car manufacturing output fell 37.6% in July, the first fall since February, with just 53,438 units made, according to the latest figures released...

How Millennials and Generation Z are Changing the Face of Trading

Throughout history, we’ve seen change and innovation emerge from periods of financial crisis and economic decline. Just as the great financial crash of 2009 created...

All smiles as former toothpaste engineer’s Manchester photography studio set to hit £1.7m turnover

A Manchester-based body confidence photography firm started by a toothpaste engineer in his garage 10 years ago is set to hit £1.7million in turnover...

Bourgoin Cognac signs exclusive UK distribution deal with Salford’s Ten Locks

Salford-based Ten Locks has announced the addition of Bourgoin cognac to its portfolio – a modern, small batch cognac aimed at contemporary drinkers looking...

128% profit growth for Manchester’s Everything Tech

Leading Managed IT Services provider, Everything Tech, has revealed its year end business update, with headline figures of 128% growth in Gross Profit to...

Cyber experts hail success of £6m scheme as SMEs innovate with raft of digital...

A £6m scheme which helps innovative companies develop digital products and services in a cyber-secure way has been hailed a success, with new figures showing more...

International M&A specialist chooses Manchester for UK headquarters

Marktlink, an independent fast-growing international mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm, has chosen Manchester as the home of its UK HQ as it continues...