Business growth news

Will devolving powers to Manchester really stimulate economic development? 07/11/14

Will devolving powers to Manchester really stimulate economic development?

Geraint Johnes says that creation of a nexus of political authority in Manchester may well hinder economic integration of the north rather than aid it. 

Lord Heseltine to visit Lancaster for growth hub programme showcase 06/11/14

Lord Heseltine to visit Lancaster for growth hub programme showcase

Former Conservative Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine will speak on the importance of local growth hubs at a special showcase event at Lancaster University Management School.

Supporting trade businesses through the Growth Hub Network
05/11/14

Supporting trade businesses through the Growth Hub Network

Delegates from across the country attended the recent Lancaster University led workshop on Export and Trade in Tees Valley.

MSc Management student project benefits north west travel agency 04/11/14

MSc Management student project benefits north west travel agency

A north west online travel agent has received a boost thanks to students from Lancaster University Management School.

Why are there not more medium-sized businesses in the UK? 31/10/14

Why are there not more medium-sized businesses in the UK?

Ian Gordon, director of Lancaster's LEAD 2 Innovate programme, is quoted in a feature in the Guardian about how British entrepreneurs can grow their businesses.

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Supporting manufacturing businesses through the Growth Hub Network
22/10/14

Supporting manufacturing businesses through the Growth Hub Network

50 delegates from the Wave 2 Growth Hubs programme attended a Lancaster University-led workshop at Coventry Chambers of Commerce recently.