Organisers of the 2018 Liverpool International Business Festival have announced the intention to drive the total value of trade and investment enabled by the event since 2014 to £1billion.
Leaders from the public and private sector joined together to launch the Greater Manchester Internationalisation Strategy - a three-year framework for action worth more than £2.2bn to the region’s economy.
Manchester creative content and photography business Grey Box Studio Ltd has been awarded £100,000 of funding from Barclays Bank and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.
Crowdfunding agency Nuuk has relocated from Dublin to Accelerate Places on Princess Street in Manchester and is targeting a turnover of £500,000 for 2018.
Factory Manchester, the £110million arts venue dubbed the ‘Guggenheim of the North’, has moved a step closer following the announcement of additional funding.
The Landing, MediaCityUK’s digital and technology enterprise hub, has announced a new angel investment ‘pitch panel’.
Chester’s Data8 Limited, the data quality management company, has acquired direct marketing agency Box Data Limited.
The Co-operative Bank says it is no longer up for sale as a rescue plan with its hedge fund owners is near.
Wilmslow design consultancy Mather & Co has launched Downton Abbey: The Exhibition in Singapore.
Organisers of summer festival Liverpool Loves have confirmed Liverpool ONE as a second festival site for 2017.