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HURST expands into private client tax with partner appointment

Independent accounting and business advisory firm HURST has launched a private client tax service to enhance its offering to business owners, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals.

£2m restoration works completed at Manchester Opera House

A £2m facelift for the façade of Manchester’s historic Opera House theatre has been completed. Salford-based MC Construction was the principal contractor for the scheme.

Funding boost for OSY Group’s technology which extends shelf-life of food produce

A company whose flagship technology increases the shelf-life of food produce and reduces waste has secured £750,000 from investors to support its rollout across the UK and internationally.

Boost for SMEs as WeDo secures £50m in funding

WeDo Business Services has secured £50m in funding which will enable it to significantly expand its support of small and medium-sized companies across the UK. The funding is provided by alternative investment manager Waterfall Asset Management.

Pareto Financial Planning Appoints Suzanne Chadwick as Head of Training and Development

Pareto Financial Planning, the award-winning Manchester based financial services business, announces the appointment of Suzanne Chadwick as Head of Training and Development.

Materials Processing Institute invests £3.1m into sustainable technologies research

The Materials Processing Institute has invested £3.1m into key equipment and facilities as part of a groundbreaking programme to support scaling-up sustainable technologies and...

Wykeland and Lincolnshire Co-op make £1m-plus investment at Waterside

New owners Wykeland Group and Lincolnshire Co-op are making a major investment as part of the rejuvenation of the Waterside centre in Lincoln.

Pioneering entrepreneur launches ventures to help protect the planet

A pioneering entrepreneur has launched a series of ventures aimed at helping protect the planet by improving the sustainable practices of businesses and individuals. David Oates, 45, has established The Clever Carbon Company.

North East Commercial Finance Boutique Expands to Tees Valley

Award-winning North East commercial finance boutique CCBS Group has opened its first office in Tees Valley, highlighting its commitment to supporting SMEs in the region.

Planning application submitted for lithium extraction plant at Eastgate in Weardale, County Durham

Weardale Lithium Limited (“Weardale Lithium”, “WLL”, or the “Company”), an innovative natural resources development company based in County Durham, UK, is pleased to announce...

Howzat?! Hamers Solicitors backs Hessle Cricket club with three-year sponsorship deal

Hessle-based law firm Hamers Solicitors supporting Hessle Cricket Club with a three-year sponsorship deal.
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The Importance of Financial Management in Business

Starting a new business is one of the great professional challenges and a powerful route not just to economic self-sufficiency but also to industry...