Startups & Entrepreneurship

STARTUPS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS

Read the latest stories about the region's startups and the innovations coming out of new or emerging businesses. Covering Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, the North West, North East and Yorkshire.

Startups & Entrepreneurship

Startups & Entrepreneurship

STARTUPS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS

Read the latest stories about the region's startups and the innovations coming out of new or emerging businesses. Covering Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, the North West, North East and Yorkshire.

GC Business Growth Hub gears up for “buzzness” with Bee in the City public...

Greater Manchester's GC Business Growth Hub, part of the Growth Company, is using its involvement in the Bee in the City public art project to champion local firms who produce a range of bee-themed products.Bee in the City is a spectacular public art trail taking place across Manchester this summer, presented by Wild In Art and Manchester City Council. Over 100 1.5 metre high bee sculptures each featuring a unique artist’s design, will form an interactive art trail across the city centre from late July.

North East ‘bright sparks’ celebrate new R&D tax relief business

There's a new player in town aiming to shed some 'light' on the underutilised area of Research and Development (R&D) tax relief.Lumo, based in...

Cooking up a new business in former Greggs bakery

Junior Kitchen has just opened in a former Greggs bakery in Northgate, Darlington, and youngsters are already rolling up their sleeves for culinary coaching. Commercial property owner Nick Appleyard says the business is a great use of his property and complements another new tenant, Stage Darlington, next door.

Instant Success as Yorkshire Firm’s Innovation Goes Global

A Yorkshire firm has gained instant global recognition for an innovative online business tool for small businesses and sole traders, launching this month. As a direct result of a ‘soft’ launch on the social media platform, LinkedIn, in early June, a deal is being discussed with Australian businessman, entrepreneur and media personality, Mark Bouris. Star of Australia’s version of The Apprentice, Mark hosts The Mentor, a TV show aimed at helping SMEs to succeed and grow, and he wants to feature the tool on the show.

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