Investec acquires Liverpool car finance broker

City car finance broker Mann Island Finance has been acquired by Investec Asset Finance which was advised by office law firm Addleshaw Goddard.

The deal was shaken on for an undisclosed sum.

Private Liverpool education firm in deal with local school

A free school in Runcorn has struck a deal with Liverpool private company Educate Me to outsource the teaching of two its qualifications from this September.

Peel Ports signs £100m contract for mega cranes at new Liverpool2 terminal

Peel Ports Group has signed a multi-million pound deal with Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. (ZPMC) for 17 ‘mega cranes’ for its new £300m Liverpool2 container port.

Made in the UK details unveiled

The full details of the Made in the UK conference have been now unveiled and is set to be the manufacturing event not to be missed.

Liverpool to host global diversity conference during the IFB

Garth Dallas (pictured) and his team are set to bring together some of the world’s leading practitioners in the area of workplace diversity during the International Festival of Business.

One of the North West region’s most high profile and respected voices on workplace diversity and inclusion has announced plans to bring a major national conference to Liverpool this summer.

More small businesses encouraged to export

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses' (FSB) quarterly index has shown that a net balance of 24 per cent of its members predict exports to rise noteably over the next three months.

It is more imporant that ever to close the export gap with the UK's current account deficit at an all time high and small firms have a key role to play in this narrowing.

YBE nominated Best Social Media Presence at the City of Liverpool Business Awards!

We were quite content with our Easter eggs and four-day weekend until last week got a whole lot better as we learnt YBE has been nominated Best Social Media Presence at the 2014 City of Liverpool Business Awards.

We are even more excited to be a part of the event during a memorable year as the awards celebrate their tenth anniversary.

At what promises to be "the biggest summer business party of the year" on July 17th businesses from across the Liverpool City Region will be coming together at Sefton Park Palm House, in association with Downtown in Business.

Businesses recognised as Queen's Award for Enterprise is announced

An array of businesses were recognised yesterday with the announcement of the Queen's Awards for Enterprise.

Running since 1966, the awards honour those who have gained success in innovation, international trade and sustainable development such as construction software company COINS which increased international turnover by 65 per cent between 2011 and 2013.

The business secretary, Vince Cable, commented:

"Companies that are growing, innovating and championing UK business overseas deserve the recognition that these awards bestow.

12 month loans are in actuality altered from adequate loans if it comes to collateral.

Sutton Transport Group awarded contract from China

An intergrated logistics services contract from Bayer Materialscience, in China, has been awarded to Sutton Transport Group.