WATCH: Businesses split over EU referendum

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WITH less than three months to go until the general election, the main parties know there’s still plenty to do to convince a sceptical business community they have the right policies to create economic growth.

Add in the prospect of a referendum on EU membership and many in the business community are concerned whether the politicians really understand what they want.

The BBC’s Political Correspondent in the North East and Cumbria - Mark Denten reports.