Stockport distinguishing itself in new tech sector

Michael Smoult
Stockport is emerging as a real hub for new technology, according to the judge of a Dragons' Den-style competition for start-ups in the area. Lawyer Michael Smoult, a partner in the wills, trusts & probate team of Gorvins Solicitors, said that contestants in Pioneer 10 – an annual award for innovative and ambitious local businesses – were clearly reflecting real growth in this area. "Stockport hasn't traditionally been associated with the new and high tech industry," said Mr Smoult, whose firm co-sponsored the awards. ... 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...