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Australia and New Zealand launch for HR software firm, BrightHR

The UK's most popular HR software and support service, BrightHR, has just launched in Australia and New Zealand. Establishing in the ANZ market as a...

Expanding Cheshire Gift and Homewares Brand Sets Up Shop in Bolton’s Market Place

Gift + Home, a well-established brand on the high streets of Hale and Altrincham, has decided to bring its luxury range of contemporary gifts and home décor items to Market Place.

Manchester entrepreneurs set sights on £1.5b CBD market with launch of Dr. Ed CBD

Manchester entrepreneurs today announced the launch of Dr. Ed CBD. Backed by private investors and an ISO Class 7 production facility in Stockport the...

North West Business Cartime Named National Award Winner

One of the North West’s fastest growing used car dealership groups cartime has been named as national winners of Motor Trader’s Car Supermarket of the Year 2019.

Slalom UK shares enhanced parental leave policies

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Accountancy group champions trainee programme with seven new recruits

Leading SME specialist, Champion Accountants, has expanded its team by welcoming seven new recruits onto its group-wide accountancy trainee programme. The accountancy group, which has...

NRI Europe takes 10 year lease at Priory Park, Manchester

Lothbury Investment Management Limited, on behalf of Lothbury Property Trust, has agreed a 10 year lease on Unit 11 at Premier Park, Manchester with NRI Europe.

Major investment in new Stockport flooring store opening

An independent flooring retailer is investing £100,000 and creating three new jobs with the opening of a new store in Stockport - its first in the North West.

DigitalBridge appoints industry heavyweights Steve Furber and Vikas Shah to Advisory Board

Manchester technology company, DigitalBridge has appointed Steve Furber CBE and Vikas Shah MBE as advisors ahead of a period of significant growth, including international expansion and product innovation.

Demand for North West running equipment sprints ahead

• Hyde based Ronhill Sports sees global demand for its running equipment soar • Company employs 25 staff at its Hyde site and has grown exports from 5% to 25% of its business since 2009 • Manchester Half Marathon takes place on Sunday

Stockport’s Giant Frogs Auction. Here is how to join and get your hands on...

The 18 (of originally 22) giant sculptures from Stockport’s Giant Leap Frog Art Trail are now being auctioned off. The auction, conducted by Simon Charles...

Think Design shortlisted in four categories in the “Talk of Manchester” Awards 2019

Think have been nominated for– Best Brand Agency, Best Full-Service Agency, Best Digital Agency and Best Search Engine Visibility (SEO & SEM). Managing Director, Paul Grogan has also been shortlisted for Entrepreneur of the Year.

Calibre Search celebrates growth with a trio of new recruits

Recruitment agency, Calibre Search, has expanded its workforce across its Leeds and Manchester offices as part of plans for the company’s wider growth, as...

Tom & Dick’s brings textiles back to Manchester’s Mayfield

Textiles has returned to Manchester’s historic Mayfield site for the first time in over a century. Once the epicentre of Manchester’s ‘Cottonopolis’ era, the Mayfield...

Europe’s largest truck wash prepares to open new £2.3m Cheshire site

Lymm Truckwash – the largest and oldest truck wash in Europe – will open its new purpose-built Cheshire site on Monday 14th October, 100 metres from its previous location. The family-owned and managed business has invested £2.3 million in its move.

Hallidays announce new Managing Director

Hallidays, Stockport announce the promotion of Paul Whitney to Managing Director (MD). Nigel Bennett, the current MD will take on the role of Chairman.

Oddsphere Now a Listed Supplier on The Crown Commercial Service

The Manchester Software Company have been added to the UK Government’s Digital Outcomes & Specialist 4 framework, which has generated £1.45bn since 2016.

Savvy.co.uk secures £20 million investment to supercharge current growth

Stockport and Wilmslow based fintech company Savvy.co.uk is to create 25 jobs after securing a £20 million investment.

Glaisyers Solicitors shortlisted for influential business award

Glaisyers Solicitors has been shortlisted for two categories in this year's Talk of Manchester Business Awards. Nominations have now gone forward to a public vote that will decide the eventual winners, and which closes on 21 October.

Manchester-based Access Celebrates 20 Years in Business with Phenomenal Growth

Integrated marketing communications and digital agency, Access is celebrating 20 years in business with a record year that has seen turnover rise by more than 42% and profits soar by 115%.
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People of the North: Rob Gray, Co-Founder & Strategy Director at Squad

Manchester based Squad is a brand-building firm that specialises in position.Since 2008, Squad has worked with: Brother, Environment Agency, Eurocamp, Halewood International, Hansgrohe, Information...

AJ Bell welcomes record number of apprentices

AJ Bell, one of the UK’s leading investment platforms, has recruited a record number of new apprentices to its headquarters in Salford Quays.

Edge Testing targets 100 graduates for software testing careers

North West students are turning to software testing as digital sector career path One of the UK’s fastest-growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge...

Arden Engraving to inspire luxury packaging market with new science-themed sample book

Arden Engraving is hoping to spark the creativity of the luxury packaging market with its new science-themed swatch book.

Tosca Debt Capital reaches £300m investment milestone with a foray of regional deals

Tosca Debt Capital (“TDC”) has marked a busy period of dealmaking activity by completing five deals and deploying more than £70m of institutional capital...

Project Simply enable homeless charity Emmaus with new accessible website

Digital design agency Project Simply has created a website that will help national homelessness charity Emmaus to positively change the lives of thousands of people by becoming more accessible to

Søstrene Grene set to open new flagship store in Manchester

Danish homewares store, Søstrene Grene, is set to open its forth British store in the heart of Manchester on Friday 11th October.

Leading Cosmetics Injury Solicitor Says Regulation Needed

One of the most respected and well known cosmetic injury solicitors in the UK -Greg Almond from Aticus Law which has offices in Manchester, Cheshire and London – is calling for tighter regulation to accompany an upcoming government awareness campaign

Sugar PR launches new sports PR agency division in Manchester

Sugar PR has launched a new sports division headed up by ex-Manchester United and Manchester City soccer starlet Mia Walters. Clients include footballers, boxers as well as sports agents, promoters, managers and lawyers.

Manchester’s ABGI rolls out significant UK investment with new London office

Manchester’s ABGI Group has announced it is opening a new London office and recruiting additional people as part of a £250,000 investment to develop...

UKFast Trust Guarantees Future of Local Foodbank

A foodbank serving families from Moss Side, Hulme, Whalley Range and Old Trafford has been saved from scaling back its services, thanks to a...

Manchester business celebrates fifteen years of putting people first

A Manchester-based HR provider is celebrating fifteen years in business this week and has set its sights on becoming the region’s leading provider of outsourced HR.

Galloways Printers Announces New Managing Director

Andrew Galloway to hand business to the next generation.

Morson Group marks 50th year with record results

Global staffing solutions specialist, the Morson Group, has recorded a record year with turnover reaching £867million and the group is now on track for...

LIMA Networks & DataCentre UK secures £12m injection to escalate growth strategy

LIMA Networks, an award winning leading technology services and infrastructure provider and DataCentre UK, experts in delivering data center solutions (“LIMA Group”) has received private equity investment from Maven Capital Partners.

Historic manufacturer launches revolutionary graphene aerosol

Chemicals manufacturer James Briggs Ltd (JBL) is launching a first-to-market anti-corrosion aerosol Primer utilising wonder material graphene. The company is set to transform the automotive...

Leading Planning Consultancy Scoops Industry Award

LEADING planning and urban design consultancy nineteen47 has been named among the country’s best after scooping a prestigious industry award.

Cheshire Entrepreneur Celebrates Becoming a Best Selling Author after Spearheading Global Collaboration Book in...

"After loosing a family member to suicide, I wanted to release this passion project in honour of World Mental Health day to bring pro-active mental health support to Warriors around the world.”
Greater Manchester Recruitment Company Breaks Stereotype

Greater Manchester Recruitment Company Breaks Stereotype

Over 25 years ago, Nick Bradley began his recruitment career in a local, SME recruitment agency at 11 Ambassador Place in Altrincham. He was...

Manchester’s Beyond Corporate Law appoints Angeliki Kotsidou as assistant solicitor

Manchester’s Beyond Corporate Law has once again expanded its team with the appointment of Angeliki Kotsidou, who joins the Corporate team in the role of assistant solicitor.

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