Throughout the often acrimonious campaign, there were dire warnings from both Leave and Remain over the economy and jobs.
Broadly speaking, big companies backed staying in Europe with smaller firms in favour of coming out.
So what do north west businesses make of the vote to leave? correspondent Amy Welch has been finding out:
A woman who ‘emptied’ her father’s accounts after he fell seriously ill was caught out by an unpaid care home bill of £17,000.Read the full story ›
A lucky road worker who scooped £1 million on a £5 lottery scratchcard has promised to go back to work - but this time without the overtime.Read the full story ›
Shares in Manchester United stepped up at the opening bell as investors welcomed the arrival of new manager Jose Mourinho.Read the full story ›
A bus driver from Crewe is celebrating today after scooping the £6.1m Lotto jackpot on The National Lottery draw on May 18.Read the full story ›
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced plans to rejuvenate its vessels and customer services by 2026Read the full story ›
Punter who predicted Leicester City’s Premier League triumph is one match away from a 4,000-1 double - if his Burnley win Championship.Read the full story ›
A punter from Manchester won £100,000 after placing £20 on the Leicester at the beginning of the season.
William Hill’s media relations director Graham Sharpe announced the news on his Twitter account @sharpeangle.
The message, posted last night, read:
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British Crown Dependency the Isle of Man has been welcomed into G5, the five largest EU economies to prevent money launderingRead the full story ›
A woman who invented a houseful of fictional kids in a benefit scam has been spared jail.Read the full story ›