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Historic financial institution appoints new marketing and PR agencies as it positions for growth

Friendly society Healthy Investment appoints Respond Marketing, Alpha Public Relations and The PPC Team to raise its profile.

The Most Promising North West Businesses in the Aerospace Industry in 2020

The north west has become a central hub for numerous industries. It’s a newfound home for all manner of tech and digital companies, and...

North West Caravan Company At Forefront Of Latest Trend For British Holidaymakers

A surge in the number of British caravan holidays taking place has given rise to this year’s National Camping & Caravanning Week theme: ‘New To Camping’.

The Rise Of The Staycation: Independent Report Predicts Another Profitable Year For The Caravan...

The UKCCA 2019 Economic Benefits Report for campsites and holiday parks has found that the industry generates £9.3bn in visitor spending as the UK touring caravan market continues to grow.

Struik Foods hires Fablr for social media campaign across two brands

Leeds and Manchester-based web design and digital marketing agency Fablr has been appointed by Struik Foods Europe to create a social media campaign for two of its leading food brands.
Agile INPD champions the virtual classroom

Agile INPD champions the virtual classroom

Leadership and management training company In Professional Development has brought forward its plans to expand online by switching its face-to-face programmes to a virtual classroom during the coronavirus crisis.

New video service helps SMEs plan in uncertain times

The North West operation of BoardroomAdvisors.co.uk has launched a free service to help SMEs and scale-ups affected by the Coronavirus crisis.

Flood-hit families benefit from flooring company’s donation

A company has donated free flooring to help families returning to their homes after they were damaged by flooding in 2019.

HURST sets up taskforce to steer companies through coronavirus crisis

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has set up a taskforce spearheaded by three partners to help clients battle through the coronavirus crisis.

Fine dining for Bellway buyers

Simon and Fallan Isherwood were treated to a delicious fine dining experience in their own home, courtesy of award-winning housebuilder Bellway. The couple entered...

DSW Angels hits milestone with 1,000 applications for funding

DSW Angels, the business angel network, is celebrating a milestone after receiving its 1,000th application for funding within two years of its launch.

Accountancy firm HURST kicks off mental fitness initiative

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST is teaming up with a charity founded by former rugby league players to kick off a mental fitness initiative for its staff.

Now is the time to consult a pensions specialist

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis escalating and the FTSE 100 experiencing its worst day of trading in 30 years, Hilltop Finance is encouraging the general public, or anyone with a personal pension, to seek professional advice.

“A pragmatic, if disappointing, compromise” – Blacks boss reacts to Entrepreneurs Relief cut

Reform saves the lion's share of the cost to the Treasury while leaving something on the table for vendors of smaller businesses.

Doubling of Junior ISA limit welcomed by Healthy Investment chief exec

“JISAs can no longer be ignored” says Healthy Investment boss as Chancellor raises annual subscription limit from £4,368 to £9,000.

New Head of Residential Property joins Glaisyers Solicitors

Tom Simpson will lead a fast-growing team of seven.

More Media Sales expand team as they sign Northern Deal with influencer platform Takumi

More Media Sales, have boosted their team to handle a new brief from leading influencer platform Takumi. The Manchester-based agency have agreed a deal to...

Bellway picks up land in Prestwich

Bellway is pleased to announce that it has acquired just over 11 acres of land on George Street in Prestwich for a brand new...

British backpack brand to supply Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN in 2020 Formula One Championship

Two brothers from the North West, who created and built a backpack brand trusted by athletes around the world, have now become official suppliers...

Acclaimed Manchester Met sporting director qualification opens for applications

The Masters of Sporting Directorship (MSD) leadership course, delivered by Manchester Metropolitan University Business School since 2014, has opened for applications to join its next cohort of students when the course kicks off once again in Septembe

Northern Quarter expansion for family-run furnishings specialist

LOFT, which has historically specialised in landlords and property managers, is targeting city centre residents with its new Northern Quarter furniture showroom.

LegalforLandlords adopts Open Banking in industry first

LegalforLandlords is the latest business to embrace Open Banking, and the first in the industry to integrate the technology across its entire tenant referencing...

The Landing appoints new Innovation Manager 

Natalie Jameson is a leading technology changemaker and best-selling author

The UK’s Electric Vehicle Revolution

The UK's Electric Vehicle Revolution is upon us but looking at current data and trends in the sector it looks like there may still be some hurdles to overcome.

Leading UK Retailer Boundary Outlet Teams Up With Red-Fern Media For Complete Digital Transformation

Established over 30 years ago, Boundary Outlet, formerly Boundary Mill Stores, is a group of leading UK shopping destinations attracting hundreds of thousands of...

Silverchip Tackles Digital Skills Shortage

Manchester-based Silverchip is celebrating its 10th anniversary by giving back to the digital and technology community by launching a one off training programme to...

Dept expands Nordic presence with the acquisition of Sorthvid

Dept grows European presence with an acquisition, strengthening its strategic design offerings.

Mason Advisory ranks in FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2020 report

Financial Times names North West IT consultancy one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.

“Hands off Entrepreneurs Relief” warns leading business broker

Entrepreneurs Relief from Capital Gains Tax is under threat in coming Budget, putting the retirement plans of thousands of small business owners in doubt.

Greater Manchester-based Healthy Investment calls for Budget clarity on future of ISAs

For the first time the investment industry does not know the next tax year’s ISA subscription limit with just a month to go, sparking fears the Chancellor could have radical reform in his sights.

Family business announced as headline sponsor at this year’s Leigh Business Expo

Family-run construction firm, Dasco Construction, has been announced at headline sponsors for this year's Leigh Business Expo Now in its seventh year, the free expo...

Research by Manchester-based Utility Bidder reveals the cost of office energy waste

Manchester-based Utility Bidder researched how many watts of energy is consumed by businesses and estimated the average cost.

Complimentary Breakfast Networking Seminar Focusing on Business Growth Launched in Manchester

Manchester's Alexander & Co Chartered Accountants is pleased to announce that, in partnership with Pareto Alexander and the Business Growth Hub, it is launching...

New North West chair and deputy chair for trade body R3

The North West branch of R3, the trade body for insolvency and restructuring professionals, has two new faces at the helm. Allan Cadman has become regional chair while Jean Boldero becomes deputy chair.

Legal recruiters reach fundraising goal for Francis House Children’s Hospice

Employees from Manchester legal recruitment consultancy Interlink Recruitment, have raised more than £6,000 for Francis House Children’s Hospice in two years of charity fundraising...
Digital City Festival - A Landmark Celebration of Northern Innovation & Creativity

Digital City Festival – A Landmark Celebration of Northern Innovation & Creativity

From the 9th to the 13th March 2020, Manchester will be hosting Digital City Festival, a celebration of the booming digital economy in the...

RegTech Talks Returns with Microsoft and Manufacturing in Manchester

Halston Marketing’s technology initiative RegTech Talks will be hosting one of the first fringe events at this year’s Digital City Festival. RegTech Talks aims to be at the forefront of the conversation when it comes to regulatory compliance.

Translation firm strengthens European operations with senior promotion

A translation and language services provider headquartered in Manchester is strengthening its European links by promoting its German operations manager to its senior management...

Absurd asks Alexa in campaign to slash electrical fires

Manchester agency Absurd has worked with Electrical Safety First on a life-saving campaign to slash the number of electrical fires in the UK. Tasked with...

Bellway brings new books to local primary school

To coincide with World Book Day on Thursday 5th March, Bellway has donated £300 to Bryn St Peter’s Church of England Primary School, on...

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