New Year Honours: Robert Hough and Lawrence Jones recognised + MORE

ROBERT Hough, chair of Liverpool’s local enterprise partnership (LEP), was one of a number of North West business figures recognised in the New Year Honours.A lawyer by trade, Mr Hough has received a…

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LEGAL, insurance and telecoms outsourcing group Quindell is in talks over the disposal of parts of the business to help generate working capital.In a stock market statement, it said it had entered int…

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JW Lees toasts record revenues

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FAMILY-owned brewer and pub operator JW Lees said revenues hit a new record last year.The Manchester group achieved sales of £62.9m in the year to March, up 6.2%.But profits slipped 4% with earnings b…

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THE insolvency of parcel delivery business City Link has left 239 North West workers redundant.Administrators at the accountancy group EY laid off 2,356 staff on New Year’s Eve after a potential resc…

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