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Keith Holloway has attacked Conservative plans to make small traders pay £1,000 more tax from next year. “For some shops on our high streets, a thousand pounds makes a real difference. The Conservatives have not touched the big boys, but are happy to take money from small village traders struggling to stay afloat.” he said. […]

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Congratulations to Stockport Business Award winners

by Iain Roberts on 16 October, 2015

We are tremendously proud of all the fantastic Stockport businesses, and would like to congratulate all the award winners at the 2015 Stockport Business Awards. Business of the Year £5m+ Valour Finance Group Business of the Year £1-5m Pioneer Digital Solutions Business of the Year up to £1m Trust Business Person of the Year Julian […]

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Stockport Borough has launched a new web-based campaign to showcase the breadth and depth of positive news stories, events, people and places across the area. With seed funding from Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, support from Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and interested local business organisations and individuals We Are Stockport has gone live this week, […]

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Lyric Centre for the North West comes to Cheadle

by Iain Roberts on 25 May, 2015

We work hard as councillors to make Stockport Borough a place businesses want to be, and the Cheadle area does well. A vibrant economy brings jobs and wealth to our area. So, with my colleague Cllr June Somekh, I was very pleased to attend the official opening of the Lyric Centre at North West Hearing […]

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Win £15,000 business support for your bright idea

by Iain Roberts on 11 February, 2015

Entrepreneurial Stockport is the place to do business

by Iain Roberts on 26 January, 2015

New figures from Startup Britain show that Stockport remains one of the top places in the country to start up a new business, second only to Manchester across the Greater Manchester city region. Stockport has the 23rd most startups in the country, only 500 behind Liverpool (which has nearly double our population).

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Businesses to benefit from My Stockport account

by Iain Roberts on 17 December, 2014

Over 500 Stockport businesses have registered for their secure online ‘My Stockport Account’ and now the Council is urging more businesses to take advantage of the benefits this online service has to offer. Delivered by Stockport Council, My Stockport Account allows business owners to view and manage their business rates account 24 hours, 7 days […]

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Tunisian ambassador visits Stockport

by Iain Roberts on 2 June, 2014

Part of our work at Stockport Council is to promote our area, and local companies, across the world. Last week we were honoured to host the Tunisian ambassador, who spent a day in Stockport meeting with myself, the Mayor and some local companies to see how we might work together for mutual benefit. From past […]

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Gatley’s new bike shop open for business

by Iain Roberts on 27 April, 2014

Bikehaus, Gatley’s newest shop, has opened for business on Stonepail Road, just off Park Road. They opened on Thursday with Dame Sarah Story cutting the ribbon. We’ve dropped by to wish them well, and the place looks great – we suggest you give it a try! You can check them out on Facebook here.  

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Stockport Business Review April 2014

by Iain Roberts on 27 April, 2014

Stockport Business Review newsletter including news about business, investment, funding and more.

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