Yorkshire and the Humber’s latest round of M-Clubs kicked off with a double header this week, with mid-market firms meeting up in Leeds and Hull to share tips for embedding digital in their businesses. Here is what they concluded:
Small and medium-sized manufacturers continue to report increases in total domestic orders, output and numbers employed in the three months to April, but exports continue to drag on growth. That’s according to the latest CBI SME Trends Survey.
The CBI has backed the Premier League Enterprise Challenge 2015 and recently attended the final awards ceremony in Westminster. We went along to speak to some of those involved – entrepreneur and former TV dragon Theo Paphitis, ex-Chelsea and England star Graeme Le Saux and the Chief Executive of the Premier League itself, Richard Scudamore.
The East Midlands’ 200 fastest growing businesses have been unveiled in a region wide report unveiled today by the East Midlands office of business and financial advisers Grant Thornton, in partnership with the CBI East Midlands.
Sixty days into the job as new CBI Scotland Director, I’ve met with over 100 businesses operating across Scotland and I see nothing but opportunity for the business community in Scotland to grow and succeed.