Start Ups

BFS and The Saul Hay Gallery bring contemporary art to Castlefield

The Saul Hay Gallery is bringing a new contemporary art destination to central Manchester, thanks to a Start Up Loan from alternative loan provider...

Start Up Day could help get your business moving

Budding entrepreneurs are invited to receive business advice from experts and hear their inspiring stories at Start Up Day, at Manchester Central Library. The free...

Polo Market brings a flavour of Poland to South Beach

A taste of Poland has come to South Beach in Blackpool and is proving to be a big hit with the local community. Katarzyna Lukaszewicz...

Steph has craft business sewn up

A Blackpool mum has turned her passion for embroidery into a European success with help from Blackpool Council’s Get Started service.

BFS supports new fine dining experience in Stockport

New fine dining experience “Where the Light Gets In” has launched in Stockport thanks to a £25k Start Up Loan from alternative loan provider Business Finance Solutions (BFS)

Smart cane could transform lives of the blind and visually impaired

An enterprising researcher from The University of Manchester has developed a prototype tool that could help transform the lives of the blind and visually...

McDonalds to open at Great Homer Street scheme

REGENERATION specialist St. Modwen has signed a deal to bring McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd to its £150 million ‘Project Jennifer’ scheme in north Liverpool. St. Modwen...

Liverpool’s manufacturers urged to embrace innovation

Innovative SMEs will be critical to the success of the next industrial revolution which is transforming the manufacturing sector. The call from industry leaders came...

Hill Dickinson Partner Joins Professional Liverpool Board

 Hill Dickinson partner, Matt Noon, has been appointed to the board of thriving business membership organisation Professional Liverpool (PL). The organisation - which promotes professional...

Granny Cool set for global growth with Business Finance Solutions

Granny Cool, a preserves and condiments manufacturer started life in 2013, receiving a Start Up Loan a year later from Business Finance Solutions (BFS)

Radical city centre revamp completed

A radical £6m revamp to the retail heart of Liverpool city centre has been completed.

Work begins on Flagship LFC Store at Anfield

Work on Liverpool FC’s new flagship Anfield Stadium store will start next week, with contractors arriving on site to begin construction on the two-storey development. 

The Lucky Jotter returns to Blackpool

A young Blackpool entrepreneur is proving that given the right start, and a helping hand from Blackpool Council, it’s possible to achieve your dreams.

New hair salon keeping it in the family

  Headhunters Hair and Beauty is owned by Anne-Marie Carroll, together with her son Josh Hunter and sister-in-law Kerry Benson. They are supported by three...

New mini golf area in Burnley promises a ‘hole’ load of fun

The exciting mini golf and short game practice area in Burnley has been given the seal of approval by the Mayor of Burnley Cllr Jeff Sumner.

Town Centre Openings Celebrated as Stockport’s Transformation Continues

Summer 2016 has seen new restaurants, cafés, shops and an art gallery open their doors for the first time across Stockport, as the town centre continues to go from strength to strength.

Voltex Electrical Launches for LED Future

Blackburn based Electrical Contracting Business, Voltex Electrical has officially been launched.

East Coast Concepts releases first look of Neighbourhood Liverpool

East Coast Concepts has released concept images of its second Neighbourhood bar and restaurant as it confirms doors to the venue in Liverpool city centre will open in November this year.

Liverpool One Lands Four New Brands

Liverpool ONE has today announced the signing of four new brands to the city, with Jack Wolfskin, Lindt, Smiggle and Cosy Club all opening on Paradise Street later this year.

CRL on the hunt for self-builders with a venturous spirit to take part in...

Calling all Manchester/Liverpool self-builders and developers!

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