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RECOM Solutions hands over new £5m Hindu temple for internal fit-out

RECOM Solutions has handed over a new £5m Hindu temple in Oldham to the community for the internal fit-out after completing the external shell and core of the landmark building.

Brand Agency Embraces the Metaverse to Create Next-gen Apprenticeships

DA Creative Studio is going heavy on content creation and working with many digital artists and musicians to create a portfolio of NFTs.

Best ever year for MediaCom Manchester

MediaCom Manchester has reported the biggest revenue year in in its history delivered through £130M worth of new business in the past 18 months as well as continued growth from its existing direct-to-consumer dot com clients.

Survey reveals shift to ‘Destination Offices’ that aid collaboration, learning and socialising

89% of businesses plan to host tech off-premise propelling shift to ‘Destination Offices’ that aid collaboration, learning and socialising

Business insolvencies exceed pre-pandemic levels for first time

The number of business insolvencies has exceeded pre-pandemic levels for the first time since before the first lockdown, according to the latest official figures.

High five as Influential Agency Group ends the year

Influential Agency Group has topped off a successful 2021 with a flurry of project wins. Since making its first acquisition in October, adding creative branding...

Dry January never looked so good! SEVEN BRO7HERS launch its first alcohol-free beer

The wait is over and it’s FINALLY happening ... Buckle up ‘Dry January’ as SEVEN BRO7HERS has the perfect solution to 31 days sober...

Ben Wild Studios Announces Global Account Wins

Manchester-based young entrepreneur and animator, Ben Wild, is celebrating an impressive year having won a host of new clients. After securing investment at the start...

Trio’s arrival further strengthens HURST Corporate Finance

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has bolstered its corporate finance team with three additional staff to meet demand as activity levels in the deals market continue to race ahead.

arch.law announces first strategic international acquisition

arch.law, the new entrant digital law firm, has announced its first international transaction with the acquisition of Australian-based Nexus Law Group.

Professional services challenger firm raises £5m in IPO

DSW Capital – the company behind the Dow Schofield Watts professional services firm - has raised £5m in a successful IPO. The flotation gives the Cheshire-based company a market capitalisation of £21.4m, based on a share price of 100p.

Online4baby grows in size as annual sales surge to £40m

An online retailer of baby products and accessories which has seen sales soar during the pandemic is on track to post record revenues of £40m for 2021.

High street expert predicts bumper year for business sales

Gareth Smyth, CEO of Hilton Smythe Business Advisors, is predicting that the new year could bring some new opportunities to small business owners, provided...

Peninsula appoints Code Computerlove as digital partner

Global HR and Health & Safety consultancy business Peninsula has appointed Manchester-based digital product and service studio Code Computerlove as its digital partner.

Manchester’s creative digital Anything agency invest £500,000 in growth

Creative digital agency, Anything today announce their expansion plans for 2022 starting with a recruitment drive to appoint up to 10 digital agency professionals. The agency has seen a sharp rise in demand for their expertise in Content as a Service

A not-for-profit start-up marketing agency based in Stockport announced two new client wins!

Six Town Housing and Stockport Credit Union turn to Marketing by Home for the full service marketing, comms & PR.

Key senior hire for Greater Manchester IT firm in line with rapid growth

Greater-Manchester-based technology solutions and service provider Central has appointed Eirian Price as solutions architect, to facilitate the tech firm’s continued growth trajectory and increase...

Taylors Solicitors underpins growth plans with key board appointment

Commercial law firm Taylors Solicitors has made a key appointment to support its growth plans over the coming years. Experienced director Paul Bolton has joined the board in a non-executive capacity after assisting Taylors in a consultancy role.

Affiliated Utilities powers up for major growth at new HQ

An energy management services group has powered up for major growth after moving to bigger headquarters to accommodate its expanding team. Affiliated Utilities has seen demand for its service soar.

Campaign launched by Manchester laser hair removal entrepreneur raises £1,745 and awareness of endometriosis...

A campaign launched by a Manchester laser hair removal entrepreneur in a bid to spread awareness of endometriosis and PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) has raised £1,745 for charity.

Beavers help Cheadle Manor light up for Christmas

While keeping a little distance remains important for some, young and old are proving that it is still possible to come together for seasonal...

Resify completes work on first phase of Manchester’s Skyline 2 refurb

Work has completed on the first phase of refurbishment at one of Manchester’s most iconic residential schemes.

Local Business Super Charges Greater Manchester Charity Toy Appeal

The online battery retailer has joined forces with Hits Radio’s annual Mission Christmas campaign, run by Cash for Kids, to help ensure that thousands of disadvantaged children in Greater Manchester have a Christmas to remember.

RECOM Solutions appointed to complete apartments scheme near Manchester’s O2 Apollo

A stalled multi-million pound development of 45 apartments has been revived after RECOM Solutions was appointed as the main contractor to complete the project.

MC Construction toasts bumper performance in milestone year

MC Construction is toasting a strong performance in its latest financial year, with revenues beating expectations to reach £15m as the family-owned company celebrates its golden jubilee.

Record year boosts B-Compliant progress

Financial compliance experts, B-Compliant, are celebrating a year of exponential growth, as increasing numbers of advisory firms recognise the benefits of their bespoke services.

Ramsbottom retirement community welcomes author of ‘Air Born’

Homeowners at a retirement community in Ramsbottom welcomed a local author last week, to share the fascinating true story of two Second World War...

MC Construction celebrates double triumph at industry awards

Salford-based MC Construction is celebrating a double triumph at an industry awards ceremony. The family-owned business, won the SME of the Year and the People Development accolades at the 15th annual North West Regional Construction Awards.

New Northern Quarter Inspired Spirits Brand Launches Across Greater Manchester

N/Q LONDON DRY GIN, the first spirit product from the newly formed Northern Quarter Liquor Company, launches across Manchester this week. The gin, comprised...

Streetwize Accessories motors to record revenues in milestone year

A supplier of car, leisure and garden accessories is motoring towards record annual revenues as it celebrates its 35th anniversary. The Ace Supply Company, which trades as Streetwize Accessories, has seen double-digit sales growth.

Sales Soar at UK’s largest solar panel company

Cop26, together with gas and electricity price hikes, have seen the UK’s largest retailer and installer of solar panels have its busiest year ever as it closes out a decade in business.

Exodus of 25-40 year-olds from the hospitality industry

The changing shape of the hospitality workforce has been revealed in new research from workforce management app, Deputy. The Rebuilding Hospitality: The Changing Shape of...

Belle Vue superstar Pat Douglas crowned UK’s top coach driver

A Stockport transport company’s superstar has been named as the UK’s top coach driver. Pat Douglas, 52, who works at Belle Vue Manchester, was crowned at the UK Bus and Coach Awards 2021.

Grant Thornton invests in the future with Landmark move

Business advisers Grant Thornton UK LLP has invested in a new flagship office in Manchester, to enable collaboration, innovative thinking and knowledge sharing to...

Manchester-Based Shipster Wins Prestigious UK eCommerce Silver Award

Shipping platform Shipster has won silver for the UK eCommerce Software of the Year after having been shortlisted for 4 awards this awards this season.

Online shopping narrows the ‘used car buying gender gap’ – attracting more female car...

The digitalisation of the used car sector has brought many benefits – but according to new research an overriding factor is that it has made the process of buying a used car feel more inclusive.

OT Group named as supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Tail Spend Solution framework

OT Group named as supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Tail Spend Solution framework OT Group has been named as one of only two suppliers...

Head of family law at Bromleys recognised for his expertise

The head of family law at Bromleys Solicitors has been recognised for his expertise with a prestigious accreditation from the Law Society. Keith Bull has gained advanced accreditation in family law after undergoing a rigorous assessment procedure.

Leading Creative Agency Celebrates Industry Success While Going from Strength to Strength

The team at Bury-based Think is celebrating after scooping three top industry awards and being named as the best digital agency in the country...

New wellbeing app launched to support the stressed

A former-sales director is shaking up the industry with a new wellbeing app which will shift attitudes, improve work culture and revolutionise sales training. Warrington-based...

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