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The power of word of mouth in the restaurant business

New Mexican restaurant in Leeds serves up winning reviews and attracts diners from across the city Less than 6 months after opening, a new Mexican restaurant has landed a place in the top 100 restaurants in Leeds, in a list of almost 1500 eating establishments as rated by users of TripAdvisor. Located...

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Hitting the right note – young entrepreneurs with a passion for music celebrate 6 months of success

The outlook for the recording studio Practice Sheffield looks good six months after it was taken over Three young entrepreneurs with a passion for the music industry are seeing huge success in their running of an established recording studio. Alex Coulson, Daniel Schofield and Thomas Smith purchased...

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Enterprise support enables a bright and rosy future for Rose-May The Handmade shop

The owners of a Norton based gift shop reflect on a first year of trading and praise the help and support they have received Rose-May The Handmade Shop based in Norton, Malton in Ryedale and owned by Robert and Tracey Wilmot, is looking forward to celebrating its first birthday this month. Reflecting...

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Pies, peas and mash and practical experience - new Pickering café serves up traditional British food and directly supports a Sports Academy charity

Vulnerable young people supported by the charity Positive Mental Attitudes (PMA) will gain therapeutic experience thanks to the opening of Nightingales Eatery, launched with the support of the Start & Grow programme The unique 1940s themed café, Nightingales Eatery, was opened in Pickering by...

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Business bodies target 1m UK businesses with new finance guide

With thousands of British start-ups and SMEs turning to online platforms to raise finance, a coalition of major UK business organisations have launched a new digital guide on different sources of investment and professional advice. Led by ICAEW and the British Business Bank, 23 bodies, including National...

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Building connections across the Empire - Enterprise support organisation helps a new relocation company trade with the whole of the Commonwealth

Birmingham based business reflects on a successful first year in business thanks to the Start & Grow programme which has enabled them to unlock business opportunities in 53 countries Shelley Lloyd and Stuart Beaty launched Celsium, their end-to-end corporate employee relocation business, in the...

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Long established enterprise champion Dawn Whiteley awarded MBE in Queen’s 2016 Birthday Honours

Well known enterprise champion Dawn Whiteley has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, for her services to business and enterprise. Dawn was confirmed as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, alongside other 2016 Birthday Honours recipients. The Chief Executive...

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Enterprise support organisation provides relief to the teething pains of a new denture-based business launch

Hednesford based business share their delight at the support they received from the Start & Grow programme At the end of last year, thanks to the dedicated help and support provided by Business Enterprise Support (BES), two local business partners were able to secure a start-up loan of £25,000...

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9000 bags of chips served so far by new chip shop owner - and more to come on National Fish and Chip Day

Today is National Fish and Chip Day, with fans of the traditional English meal encouraged to head to their local shop to show their support for one of the nation's most loved foods. One such shop preparing to serve up extra portions is Parveen Akhtar, owner of The Chip House in Cottingley, West...