Northern England has left its Victorian past behind. Today, it’s the home of unicorn companies, disruptive e-commerce brands, and a healthy funding environment to boot.
Job vacancies rose by 8.3 per cent in July and key cities in the UK saw stand-out growth in this area.
A new Cebr report has revealed the importance of the Northern Powerhouse programme, which has seemingly supercharged the north of the UK as the Manchester economy is growing faster than London’s.
Office space provider WeWork has chosen Manchester for its first UK site outside of London, building on the 140 sites globally.
London may lead headlines for British business, but a study has revealed the UK’s top locations for new startup growth this year – and it’s not the capital.
As the push to support the Northern Powerhouse continues, we visited the city of Manchester to find the luxurious ways entrepreneurs can enjoy the time there on business.
CitySuites is a business travel brand so new it hasn’t opened its doors to customers yet, but the Northern Powerhouse firm is confident its combination of hotel luxury with home comforts will be a success.
New hospitality brand CitySuites sought to spread some seasonal cheer, and awareness of its luxury serviced apartments, by using a festive flash mob to reach business travellers.
Britain’s luxury sector is headed for growth according to leaders of high-end brands, as a study reveals the execs believe multiple trends are working in favour of the industry.
Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube experienced a record-breaking year as investments via the channel hit £83m in 2015, and 2016 will see the firm launch a Northern Powerhouse focus with a Manchester office opening.
Companies in cities across the UK have begun to vie for top tech talent in order to build capabilities to innovate and cater to demand, according to the latest “Tech Cities Job Watch” report by Experis.
David Cameron’s pledge earlier this week to ensure that at least three out of every five new jobs are created outside of London and the South East raised some interesting points about regional strengths.