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The North West Enquirer Goes Under

Nick Jaspin had an heroic bash at getting the North West Enquirer off the ground. A Manchester Confidential favourite, the paper hit targets in the first month of publication but slipped back since...

Published on September 19th 2006.


The North West Enquirer Goes Under

Nick Jaspin had an heroic bash at getting the North West Enquirer off the ground. A Manchester Confidential favourite, the paper hit targets in the first month of publication but slipped back since. However, Nick battled on to raise a further million quid and thought it was in the bag until late last night when one of the backers accounting for £200,000 changed his terms; inevitably this lead to the others scratching their heads with the dominoes falling at the feet of Nick and his Editor, Robert Waterhouse.

The boys realised that should they carry on and publish this weeks paper with the financing up in the air they were in danger of trading whilst insolvent. Which is naughty to say the least.

All here at Manchester Confidential send commiserations. You had a good paper guys, you can walk through the town with your heads held high.

Lets not get too carried away. ManchesterConfidential.com are recruiting sales professionals at the moment ;-) and looking for a commercial property editor…

Mark Garner
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ManchesterConfidential.com
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