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Northern Powerhouse: Tech Invest brings together tech companies and investors from the region

Tech Invest Manchester forum to bring together top businesses and investors from across the North

Slots available for tech companies from the North to present to investors: big names from the North-West tech scene and beyond already signed up for all-day forum on 16 September

Tech Scotland: Salaries in the country are higher than most of England

Scotland hosts two hottest cities for tech salaries outside of London

Edinburgh and Glasgow above any other English cities for average salaries earned by technology professionals

Greek crisis: The EE appears to have successfully isolated the damage

CEOs bullish on EU prospects despite Greek crisis

Global poll of business leaders suggests confidence remains high in the face of possible weakening of the EU

Cloud accounting: FreeAgent operates out of Edinburgh

Cloud accountancy provider FreeAgent tops £1m on Seedrs campaign

Successful crowdfunding campaign for Edinburgh business

Late payments: Can real change come from Westminster?

Small business commissioner: scourge of late payers or toothless PR exercise?

The announcement or a new role names small business commissioner was greeted with cautious optimism this week: but what powers will this new office bring with it and will it have any real clout to effect change around late payments and beyond?

Crowdfund Greece: Feeney led a crowdfunding campaign to bail out the country

Thom Feeney: Successful crowdfunding campaigns don’t require big teams

A team of only two can run a viral crowdfunding campaign, says the man behind the crowdfund Greece campaign

Global trade: Is the UK falling out of love with Europe?

UK SMEs increasingly looking beyond Europe for international trade

North America and Asia biggest new trading markets for British businesses looking beyond traditional European strongholds

Back to the future: Is the hoverboard finally here?

Watch: Video shows Lexus's new hoverboard in action

The short clip shows latest attempt at the Back to the Future favourite in an unmanned 'flight'

Assets seized: The HMRC can take goods from non-compliant businesses

SME risk having assets seized as tax deadline looms

More than 1,000 SMEs had assets taken by HMRC last year after failing to make necessary tax payments

Soaring rents: Are prices driving start-ups out of the capital?

Soaring rents driving start-ups out of London after one year

After one year of trading in London, entrepreneurs’ attitudes towards doing business in the city changes dramatically for the worse

Work/life balance: Employers who get it right reap the talent benefits

Euromonitor International and Bank of England top employers for work/life balance

Strategic market research supplier beats world-famous banking institution into second place in Glassdoor poll

Top entrepreneurs: The company's best individuals and companies are recognised at the awards

Shortlist for entrepreneur of the year announced

Category one of many featured in the Smith & Williamson National Business Awards

Northern way: Is natural openness aiding collaboration?

Working ‘The northern way’ driving collaboration between online businesses in North-West

Reg Rix from high-growth Manchester company Carfinance247 talks to Growth Business about how things are shaping up in the Northern Powerhouse

Sharing economy: Airbnb is one of the founding members of SEUK

New academically-backed ‘trustmark’ for sharing economy

Trade body Sharing Economy UK and Oxford University’s Said Business School team up to develop mark for responsible sharing economy businesses

EU money: Will the agreement bring continental cash for small businesses?

Government’s closer ties with European Investment Fund ‘welcome news’ for UK small business

Everline Ezbob COO Russell Gould believes agreement will improve lending options for ‘under-served’ British small businesses

Revealed: The best countries in the world to do business

China still fastest-growing economy despite recent stock-market collapse: US houses six of the biggest billion dollar start-ups in the world

Housing crisis: Are young entrepreneurs being priced out of the market?

Iain Wright MP: UK risks missing out on top entrepreneurs amid housing crisis

Soaring house prices in London and across the UK mean top international entrepreneurs are thinking twice about setting up in Britain, claims the shadow industry minister

Party lines: MPs from the two main parties have differing views on entrepreneurs

MPs' views on entrepreneurs split across party lines

Conservative MPs more likely to support tax cuts, where Labour ministers favour further government grants and loans: but both parties united in ignorance of current support shcemes

Employment down: The surprise fall in total employment is the first since 2009

Unemployment up for first time in two years

Surprise 15,000 increase in unemployment largely driven by lack of new part-time roles and fall in self-employment

Most admired: Virgin supremo Richard Branson

Richard Branson STILL the country’s most admired entrepreneur          

The 64-year-old remains popular among the country's youngest entrepreneurs

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