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Bellway receives Seal of Excellence at Heatherley Wood

The site manager at Bellway’s Heatherley Wood development at Alderley Park near Alderley Edge has received the Manchester region’s first National House Building Council (NHBC) Seal of Excellence award.

New coworking space arrives in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

There’s a new coworking space on the block in the Northern Quarter, introducing Flagship. COVID-safe and perfect for businesses, entrepreneurs and freelancers alike. As we’ve...

Dept Kicks off 2021 with a Trio of New Clients

The Manchester arm of international agency Dept has started the new year by welcoming three new clients following competitive pitches. Fujitsu, Nikon and Atradius...

Recom Solutions wins places on two major public sector frameworks

Recom Solutions has won places on two frameworks which offer soft facilities management and construction services to the NHS and the wider public sector.

Specialist Agency offers 12 Months Free Marketing Support To Recruiters for Sharing Survey Insights

Recruiters can win £24,000 of free marketing for completing a survey sharing their insights and experience of marketing, as part of new industry research.

Recoup Capital claim £10m R&D tax rebates for UK businesses

A Manchester-based research and development (R&D) tax specialist firm has claimed back £10 million in R&D tax rebates for UK businesses in its first...

Umbro launches new global website

Umbro has reinforced its brand presence with a new website that was redesigned and built by Manchester agency Absurd.

North West businesses ready to tough out EU exit

Firm says North West businesses more worried about Covid than Brexit

Half of Manchester’s Workforce Benefit from Better Mental Health Working from Home

A recent UK survey into remote working attitudes has revealed that half of Manchester’s workforce say their mental health is better when working from home.

McGoff completes Downtown freehold deal with Aviva

Downtown Salford Ltd, part of the McGoff Group, has successfully completed a multi-million pound deal with Aviva, selling the freehold of its flagship 374...

Manchester based Alexander & Co scoops national award

Manchester based chartered accountants and tax advisors Alexander and Co has been recognised in the work it has undertook this year by being crowned the best tax advisory firm in the UK in the Accountancy Age Resilience Awards.

SMS specialist sends message of growth to Manchester

A leading mobile communications specialist, which counts some of Britain’s best known brands amongst its growing client base, is expanding its operations into the...

Mobile messaging specialist appoints new Technical Director

VOODOO, one of the UK’s fastest growing mobile messaging specialists has strengthened its senior management team after appointing experienced agile software engineer and business...

Digital Marketing agency Numagoo back Rob Burrow fundraiser

The Burrow Seven campaign is an inclusive and original way to fundraise for the MND Association.

Shaun’s promotion marks a milestone for Bromleys Solicitors

Law firm Bromleys has promoted a non-solicitor to associate level for the first time in its history. Shaun O’Carroll joined the Tameside practice 14 years ago as a graduate paralegal.

Student members get helping hand from Healthy Investment

Friendly society awards 2020 round of grants to help younger members with higher education course materials

Widd Signs completes five-figure project at landmark Manchester scheme

Leading traditional and digital signage manufacturer Widd Signs has completed a five-figure project to manufacture and install external and internal signage at the striking Crown Street Victoria Residence next to Deansgate Square in Manchester.

Why Occupational Health mustn’t close down with the office

It’s increasingly understood that a happy healthy workforce is more productive, motivated and profitable, and that good occupational health practices make great business sense.

Built for Athletes Post Record Sales as Growth Continues

Built for Athletes has posted record sales of more than half a million during the month of November, with the brand experiencing a rise of 139% in sales YOY during Black Friday weekend.

North West digital agency launches Christmas giveaway for small businesses looking to bounce back...

Tall Zebra Designs has been operating for almost four years in the North West. The digital agency now wants to give back to the region by offering its services for free to one small organisation that needs it most.

Stockport-based Digital ID partners with Sparka UK to bring antimicrobial door opening card holders...

Limit the spread of germs and illness in the workplace with this simple solution to a 2020 problem.

Exceptional run of client wins generates five new roles at HURST

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has created five roles following a raft of new client wins. HURST has added staff to its corporate finance, marketing and outsourced payroll teams as well as recruiting two graduates.

McGoff Group appoints Customer Relationship Manager at Downtown

The McGoff Group has appointed Samantha Britcher-Brentville as Customer Relationship Manager at Downtown, its Manhattan-inspired Build to Rent development on the Manchester and Salford...

PowrPod leads the charge!

Manchester ad tech business, Branded Media, has developed a brainy new solution to one of modern life’s biggest problems: ‘low battery anxiety’. PowrPod charging stations...

Claremont Becomes Employee Owned as Turnover Hits £34.5m

Nationwide interior design and fit-out business Claremont has transferred its ownership into the hands of employees as the limited company changes to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).

Three Sixty preps for growth in Education Sector with new business wins

Three Sixty’s construction team has secured new work with Rochdale Council to complete fire safety upgrade works on their behalf at primary schools across...

Urmston’s independent business owners launch Indie Advent

With a desire to still celebrate Christmas, 24 independent business owners in Urmston have come together to create Urmston’s first Indie Advent. Following the traditional...

Belle Vue Manchester sales boss and his pal save hostel from closure with help...

The sales boss at Belle Vue Manchester and his pal are the toast of a charity after they sprang into action to save its hostel for homeless men from closure.

Entrepreneur James Blake Calls For Effective Regulations For E Scooters Across The UK

Entrepreneur James Blake, Founder of a popular online e-scooter business called E Pro Glide Limited has called for strict regulations for riders — including a full driving licence, insurance and licence plates.

5 ways to boost your business’s cybersecurity this Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday aren't just important weekends for retailers; they're of huge significance to hackers and cybercriminals, too.

Manchester agency targeting Northern Powerhouse 2nd cities

Why are international investors  now looking at the UK’s second tier cities for guaranteed returns? We caught up with Richard Peck, Managing Director at...

‘Made in Manchester’ eco-entrepreneur puts green credentials to the test

‘Made in Manchester’ eco-entrepreneur Vlad Mukhachev is putting his green credentials to the test by delivering his newly expanded Wrapit range to customers by...

How Manchester agency Absurd transformed a charity into a digital disrupter

Sometimes the only way to facilitate genuine change and become a true disrupter in your sector is to overhaul your digital strategy completely – even when it appears to be working.

Code Computerlove helps businesses combat the challenges of Covid-19

Digital product and service company Code Computerlove has launched a range of new services on the back of insights into the key challenges businesses are facing amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Design and web agency Fablr re-develops web presence for Leeds arts organisation

Web design agency Fablr, which has offices in Manchester and Leeds, has just re-launched the digital presence for East Street Arts. Since its launch, the new website has hit most of its objectives and, as it continues to grow and develop.

Women in the Law UK founder raises £4k for mental health awareness with autumn...

Sally Penni MBE has raised £4,000 in sponsorship for mental health and suicide awareness charities by walking at least five kilometres per day since 1 October. She has a very different charity challenge planned for December.

Made Tech strengthens team with high profile Manchester-based Chief Financial Officer

Made Tech, the public sector technology and delivery expert, continues to strengthen its senior management team to support its expansion across the North of...

Hoopla goes from strength-to-strength as e-commerce drives demand

While 2020 has been a year to forget in so many ways, Hoopla is reflecting on a year of unprecedented demand for its services...

SDA Cleanzone launches continuously cleaning wraps for door handles

To prepare the nation for the return to work, new start-up from Manchester, SDA Cleanzone have produced continuous cleaning touch pads that can be...

Protect Employees from Coronavirus When on the Move

Clarisafe was launched with the core mission of helping businesses and individuals to protect themselves against the spread of coronavirus.

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