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Northumbria University’s partnership with the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) is set to take an already successful consultancy service run by business students to new heights.
Metro Mayor addresses FinTech North conference on his digital vision for the region as part of International Business Festival
The chief executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has been included in the inaugural Inside Housing BME Leaders List which has just been published. Ali Akbor, who has led Unity for more than 19 years, received special praise for his work in supporting people in starting their own businesses.
Lancashire Rosebud Finance - which provides growth funding for businesses in the county – helped to create over 40 jobs in the year to the end of March 2018. Rosebud provided loans totalling almost £1.3m to six Lancashire businesses during the year to support their expansion plans, which in turn helped them to raise a further £590,000 in finance from other sources. The figures come from Mercia Fund Managers, which manages Rosebud on behalf of Lancashire County Developments Limited (LCDL) - the economic development arm of Lancashire County Council.