State of the Region 2013: Confidence boosts growth prospects

GROWTH plans have returned to agenda for businesses in the North West, and there is a greater recognition that this is a good region to be located.

And despite continuing concerns over access to finance and the euro zone, many organisations believe confidence is returning and the economic recovery is underway.
These are some of the key findings on's annual State of the Region survey, which provides a barometer of business sentiment across our three regions, North West, Yorkshire, and West... 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...