State of the Region 2013: More confidence despite tough economy

BUSINESSES across the North West, Yorkshire and the West Midlands are united in their view that 2013, while likely to remain another difficult year, does at least offer some hope for growth.'s annual State of the Region survey revealed a more positive picture than time last year when few were looking at the 12 months ahead with any kind of optimism.

This year all businesses, regardless of location, appear to be more confident about the future. To a greater or lesser extent all firms believe... 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...