Emma Bunton
Zoe Farrington
Rob Smedley
Tim Martin
Kim Bird
Patrick Speedie
Ita McNeil-Jones

Ita McNeil-Jones of Sitka Recruitment

Meet the MD: Ita McNeil-Jones of Sitka Recruitment

Ita McNeil-Jones, founder and director of Sitka Recruitment, charts her career so far from graduating university and travelling the globe to setting up her own successful recruitment agency right here in Wales...

David Burden

David Burden, founder and managing director of virtual reality firm Daden Limited

Meet the MD: David Burden of Daden Limited

David Burden, founder and managing director of virtual reality firm Daden Limited, tells BQ how his time in the British Army helped him become the successful business leader he is today...

Meet the MD: Andy Baker of Plusnet

Meet the MD: Andy Baker of Plusnet

Plusnet CEO Andy Baker tells BQ why the company is proud of its Yorkshire roots, what he believes makes a great business leader and why the company is committed to supporting the nations start-ups...

Tim Rodber

Tim Rodber of The Instant Group

Meet the MD: Tim Rodber of The Instant Group

Former England rugby star and World Sevens Cup winner Tim Rodber tells BQ why he went into business after hanging up his boots and how he became MD of The Instant Group...

Meet the MD: Gavin Lapidus, eShores

Gavin Lapuidus

Meet the MD: Gavin Lapidus, eShores

Gavin Lapuidus, and his co-founder Nadine, set up eShores in a back bedroom, selling specialist holidays to a small number of locations around the world. He talks about finding your niche, and being prepared.

How we started up: Hilton Smythe

How we started up: Hilton Smythe

Buying and selling businesses is a business in itself – so says Gareth Smyth, a co-founder of business transfer agent Hilton Smythe. He tells us about his business and why he’s proud to be a local Bolton employer.

Graham Sleep, Improvement Architecture

MGP consultant Graham Sleep of Improvement Architecture.

Specialist scheme creates over £12m new business for North East manufacturers

Businesses participating in the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP’s) Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) are achieving impressive results, with businesses involved so far reporting a forecasted increase in turnover of over £12.7m, achieving over 20% growth per annum on average.