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McGoff Group completes £85m Salford development

The McGoff Group has completed Downtown, its £85m 374 Manhattan-inspired apartment development on the banks of the River Irwell in Salford, 14 months ahead...

Secret Barrister gives hush-hush interview to Women in the Law UK

Professional development organisation's podcast features award-winning legal blogger and author.

Duo launch virtual business card

Two entrepreneurs have used the lockdown period to create a virtual business card which replaces the need to carry traditional printed cards and works on Zoom and other technology platforms.

Manchester-based Social Enterprise company launches appeal to raise £25,000 to provide care packages for...

Charity Boxx has launched an appeal to raise £25,000 to provide care packages for survivors of COVID-19

Much-loved Manchester restaurant delivers hot meals to key workers at Salford Royal Hospital

Staff  at a popular Manchester restaurant which was forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic have still been busy in the kitchen preparing...

Another investment manager joins YFM in Manchester

YFM Equity Partners (YFM) is continuing to expand its team with the appointment of Laura Sisson as investment manager.

Digital agency Fablr launches new website for heritage food brand

North West digital and web agency Fablr has just launched a new website for the heritage food brand Ye Olde Oak. The canned hotdog and meat brand was launched in the UK in 1949 and has been a store cupboard staple ever since.

Mason Advisory recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces

Mason Advisory, independent IT consultancy, has been recognised by Great Place to Work UK ®as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces 2020. Based at MediaCityUK...

North West tax consultancy promotes three to partner

Independent tax consultancy, Forbes Dawson, has promoted three of its team to partner as the business looks ahead to future growth. Michelle Hogan, Rebecca Bedford...

New head of corporate joins Glaisyers

William Pinnock takes the corporate reins, joining from DAC Beachcroft, while litigation department also welcomes a new recruit during lockdown.

Oddsphere Give Unlimited Shipster software licences to PPE & medical Suppliers amid pandemic

Warehouses across the UK are racing to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE), medications and other goods to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. In recognition of this, Oddsphere are giving Shipster clients in these product sectors free additional

Coffee4Craig Unveils Bright New Branding and Website

Manchester homeless charity Coffee4Craig launches a brand refresh and website in partnership with Dept digital agency.
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Dr. Ed CBD and Athletes join forces to launch Dr. Ed® Sport

On the back of a successful first year trading, Dr. Ed®, the flagship brand of specialist CBD manufacturer, The CBD Group, have recently announced...

Healthy Investment defers bonus declaration to maximise potential member returns

Friendly society wants to add higher bonus to members’ funds later this year.

Seven promotions at Glaisyers Solicitors

Four elevated to partner and three made senior associates at growing firm.

Helplines and technology ensure full Bromleys service during lockdown

Law firm Bromleys has set up dedicated helplines so home-working staff can continue to assist clients on issues such as family and divorce matters, debt, employment, wills and care proceedings during the coronavirus crisis.

Roshan Puri joins YFM Equity Partners

Expanding PE house YFM Equity Partners (YFM), which has offices in Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham and London, has appointed Roshan Puri as an investment director.

Cushman & Wakefield staff boost Broughton House

Staff at the Manchester office of property services giant Cushman & Wakefield have chosen Broughton House Veteran Care Village as their local charity of the year for 2020.

Manchester’s Venditan Launch £1m Scheme to Help Online Retailers

£1 million available for 100 Independent retailers looking to revitalise their eCommerce website during the Global Pandemic

All hands on deck to equip NHS Nightingale Hospital North West in under 48...

On Friday 17th April, the NHS Nightingale Hospital North West officially opened at the Manchester Central Convention Centre. Staff from Yorkshire Care Equipment, a...

BrightHR launches new Furlough Navigator to support UK businesses

BrightHR, the international HR software and employment law advice service, has announced the release of an innovative new tool, the Furlough Navigator, to support...

Bolton-Based Beauty Entrepreneur Wins Prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

A Bolton and London based beauty entrepreneur, Hanna Putjato aged 35, who owns and runs global Lash brand – London Lash Pro, has won...

Property Industry finds opportunity amidst the fray

Four weeks into the UK’s coronavirus lockdown, speculation around the nature of the exit and the state of the economy on “the other side”...

Global review names Bolton business broker UK number one for volume of businesses sold...

Hilton Smythe Group has been ranked number one in the UK for volume of businesses sold in the first quarter of 2020, according to...

Bellway retains HBF Five Star status

Housebuilder Bellway has achieved five-star status for the fourth year in a row in the latest Home Builders Federation (HBF) Customer Satisfaction Survey.

Belle Vue Manchester boosts revenues and creates 20 jobs with expansion deal

Bus and coach hire firm Belle Vue Manchester has completed a deal which has created 20 jobs at the company and will add £1m to its revenues in a regular year.

Manchester based HR experts issue home working guidance for employers

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced businesses to very quickly engage in a nationwide remote working experiment.

Creative Web Agency EQ Completes Management Buyout and Eyes Future Growth

Bolton-based web and branding agency, EQ, has successfully completed a management buyout, with CEO Drshna Vara becoming the new majority shareholder.

IT services provider, Central Networks and Technologies, sees a 15% growth

Central Networks and Technologies, based in Heywood, Greater Manchester, has reported a 15% growth in revenues, as well as a corresponding increase in earnings. The...

Chamber CEO backs calls to change all-or-nothing furlough system

The CEO of a local Chamber of Commerce has backed a call by HR expert Jill Bottomley for the Government to provide a part-furlough option for small businesses struggling in the coronavirus crisis

Fresh Creative is still needed

In the past two weeks the world has changed beyond our comprehension. No one could have imagined we would be at a complete standstill. This is our new normal. Businesses and advertisers will have to adapt to the drastic changes in our everyday lives.

Get Licensed appeals for security-vetted volunteers in the North West to aid those in...

Get Licensed has launched a new initiative connecting security-vetted volunteers in the North West with those needing help during the current coronavirus lockdown. The company...

Manchester businessman brought in by UN to help solve Iraq’s skills gaps

An entrepreneur from Manchester has carried out a project for the UN to addressed the skills gaps in Iraq.

Women in the Law UK goes virtual

Professional development group launches comprehensive programme of online educational and social events launched in response to Covid-19 lockdown.

Diana Erskine Joins Dept Agency as Commercial Director 

Diana Erskine is Dept's new Comercial Director based in Manchester. She joins after 10 years at UK agency Reading Room.

Red-Fern Media Appoint New Senior Account Manager

Red-Fern Media Team Continues To Expand, the Lancashire-based agency continues to delight clients with the appointment of a new Senior Account Manager.

Beyond Accountancy hits the ground running

A new accountancy practice set up by the founders of investment and corporate advisory group Infinity has hit the ground running as business owners seek help amid the coronavirus crisis.

Six tips for maximising ISA contributions as the deadline looms

The deadline for making ISA contributions in the 2019/20 tax year is 5 April, with investors who have already "maxed out" able to start saving again from 6 April. Peter Green, chief executive of Healthy Investment, presents six top ISA tips.

Microsoft backs Synergi’s new Accountants’ Club

Cloud and digital transformation experts Synergi are lending a hand to accountants supporting businesses that must comply with the new 'making tax digital' rules, with the creation of an accountants' club.

How CIOs and HR teams can work together to ensure their IT infrastructure can...

Coronavirus has changed the world and following the announcement of a nationwide and to some extent, an international lockdown, a significant number of employees...

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