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The future of the Northern Powerhouse

Has the grand plan launched by George Osborne, a man who is no longer an MP and now edits the London Evening Standard, lost its way?

How to build an off-piste family-run business

Stephen Gee had enjoyed winter-sports holidays with his family for over 30 years. When his son wanted to head out to the Alps for one more season, the opportunity to set up a business of their own appeared.

Could Brexit mean the end of the UK's olive oil industry?

Business owner Kamil Shah shares the story behind Olive Branch, a company that’s dependent on Britain’s strong trading relationship with Europe.

Embracing the North's tech hubs

“This is an obvious statement but Manchester is just an easier place to start up than London."

Why having a social mission can benefit your business

Social entrepreneur Jemma Phibbs of School Space discusses how doing good and doing good business aren't mutually exclusive.

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