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B-North's 2020 Outlook

31 DEC 2019

I am optimistic about 2020, which may place me in the deluded category. Why do I feel that way?

A key characteristic of successful businesses is adaptability — the ability to deal with whatever the world might throw at them, that’s how they survive. What kills business is uncertainty. We have had too much of this with the interminable…

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Our latest quarterly update

Our latest quarterly update

6 JUN 2019

B-North Q2 update

Highlights Appointment of renowned banking heavyweight, Ron Emerson CBE, as Independent Non-Executive Chair- Ron has an outstanding pedigree, having been honoured in 2017 for services to international banking and the financing of SMEs. He was the founding Chair of the British Business Bank and a former Senior Advisor to the Bank of England, having…

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GMCA commits support to B-North

GMCA commits support to B-North

22 MAY 2019

Senior B-North team discuss GMCA

B-North announced the funding during an investor event on 24 July, with guest speaker Andy Burnham, who confirmed the endorsement and its contribution to the northern SME ecosystem. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up the vast bulk of the northern UK economy – according to an IPPR report in February 2019, 99.8% of North England…

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