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British Steel bidder loses interest as UK fails to offer support | Bus…

A frontrunner to buy British Steel has been deterred by the government’s refusal to provide backing for investment in the Scunthorpe steelworks, amid concern there is just a week left to save the company. The government’s Insolvency Service, which is funding British Steel’s operations

As historic Chester Rows loses another business, should the city be of…

Almost as often as I report new business openings in Chester, it is inevitable I also have to write about those that close. And most recently, two longstanding venues closed within weeks of each other, just yards from each other on Eastgate Row –

I was told to be ‘less young and girly’ to progress

Amy Golding talks about the challenges of being a young business leader for the CEO Secrets series. This month CEO Secrets is focusing on young entrepreneurs. See all the videos from the series here or add it as a Topic in the BBC News

Why Apple’s privacy push could backfire with developers, regulators

If you’ve been paying attention to Apple over the past year, you probably weren’t surprised to see it tout its privacy bona fides at its annual developers conference on Monday, or to see it gleefully disparage the failings of other tech companies. Privacy has

BusinessLive – your new online home for Leicestershire business news

Your Leicestershire business news will have a new online home in June as we launch an exciting new business website. BusinessLive is the new, national digital brand from LeicestershireLive and our parent company Reach – and it will bring together business news from Leicestershire

ArtX, Everette Taylor are reinventing how people discover and buy art

For Everette Taylor, a 29-year-old serial entrepreneur who has built a tech and marketing empire over the better part of a decade, his latest business endeavor is more than just a career pivot. He wants to redefine the world of fine art. Taylor has

John Glen salutes a local business that is tackling local food waste

IT WAS a pleasure at the end of last week to see the Pantry Partnership finally installed in its new home in Victoria Park. I first met Fiona Ollerhead when the organisation was just a dream. It is wonderful to see it come to

LEDA highlights surge of new business downtown during National Economi…

“I see really big opportunity for the downtown central business district to really become a booming, active, social center, and I think that we’re going to be a cornerstone of that,” Watkins said. “And that opportunity itself is a really, really wonderful thing to

Country House wins Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security disqualified

Country House won the 2019 Kentucky Derby in dramatic fashion on Saturday. The finish came down to a controversy in which Country House contested the win of Maximum Security. Maximum Security led the majority of the race but brought scrutiny coming into the final

Supreme Court Immigration Case Could Be Bad For Business

A “Now Hiring” sign displayed outside a Taco Bell restaurant in Joliet, Illinois. (Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg) © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear a case (Kansas v. Garcia) that legal analysts warn may empower state and local prosecutors with