North West manufacturing: Meeting the financial challenge

MANUFACTURERS are funding investment through their parent companies, balance sheets or by finding alternative sources of finance, research has shown.

That's one of the conclusions to emerge from a new supplement looking at the manufacturing sector from, in association with DLA Piper which has surveyed producers on their financial position.

Jonathan Watkins, head of corporate for DLA Piper in Manchester, said: "Despite the fact that undoubtedly finance remains hard to secure from banks in the current ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...