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 At the launch of the first phase of the Business Bank on 10th April Liberal Democrat Business Secretary, Vince Cable, [ pictured] said: “Small and medium-sized businesses are still telling me that access to finance is their number one problem, preventing them from investing and growing.That’s why, through the business bank, we are developing a […]

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Manufacturing at its best

by professorbillwinlow on 20 March, 2013

LibDem NW MEP, Chris Davies, [pictured] writes: St Helens has been a world centre for glass production for 200 years, and it remains so although Pilkington (now a subsidiary of the Japanese NSG group) employs only a few more than 2,000 people in the town compared to the 20,000 once on its payroll. I visited its […]

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