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Alcedo Care Group reports 94% growth

Fast growing Alcedo Care Group is reporting another year of huge growth. For the last three consecutive years, the top-rated home care provider has grown...

Former council buildings in Padiham to go under the hammer

A substantial Lancashire County Council property in Padiham, which housed the town’s youth centre as well as three local shops, is to be put...

Businesses face ‘challenge to break even’, warns NW insolvency expert

A major rise in the number of business insolvencies shows that for many firms, it is a challenge simply to break even in the current climate, a leading North West insolvency expert has warned.

Warrington Empowerment Coach Knocks ‘The IceMan’ Wim Hof Off the Top Spot With Her...

This week, a leading business woman, and solo mum of one, whose accolades include; three bestselling books and a globally sought-after coaching programme, setting...

Loaf selected as creative partner for £2.5 billion Salford Crescent Regeneration

Manchester based Creative agency Loaf has been selected as creative brand partner for the £2.5 billion Salford Crescent and University District Masterplan. Loaf has already...

Warrington unit let to logistics firm in one of biggest deals of year

A refurbished industrial unit in Warrington has been let to third party logistics provider Kammac in a deal that is one of the North West’s largest existing warehouse lettings so far this year.

Butlin’s brings in Code Computerlove to boost bookings

Butlin’s, the home of entertainment, is partnering with design-led transformation and technology company Code Computerlove to revamp its online customer experiences. Code will help Butlin’s...

Trio of rising stars promoted at accountancy firm HURST

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has promoted three rising stars to associate manager level. The trio are Oliver Cross and Ellie Wild in HURST’s business services team and Jack Moore in the tax team.

Royal engagement in Worsley

Leading care home provider New Care enlisted the help of ‘The Queen’, Isla Bates aged 3, to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with residents at...

Trade unit let within four days at record rent

A unit on a popular Wigan business park has changed hands in less than a week, achieving a record rent and reinforcing the demand for commercial property within the region.

New Care opens Adel Manor

New Care, one of the UK’s fastest growing care home developers, has opened the doors to Adel Manor, a ‘new generation’ care home in...

Accounting firm HURST sponsors Stockport Pride festival

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has signed up as a sponsor of this summer’s Stockport Pride festival, which is taking place in-person for the first time since 2019. The annual LGBTQ+ festival will be at Stockport Market Place on July 31.

Williams Fundraising Commitment to Maggie’s

£21,000 Raised in 2021 for the Charity by Leading Automotive Retailer

Stockport based organisation launches multi-pronged initiative to help 1000s of local residents tackle the...

MCR based company helps with cost of living crisis by offering people local to them, a package of support.

Alcedo Care named one of UK’s top home care groups

Southport-based Alcedo Care has been recognised as one of the Top 20 home care groups in the UK for the third year running. With 678...

Christmas At Bolesworth Promises To Be Most Spectacular To Date

Tis’ the season to start planning for the most special Christmas ahead – and what better way to kick-start the 2022 celebrations than with...

Happy Hour: Pub and Bar Staff are the Happiest Shift Workers

● 52% of pub and bar workers are happy compared to 26% of workers in fast food restaurants and takeaways ● 9% of staff in restaurants and 11% in fast food/take-aways are stressed or frustrated ● Data revealed in Mental Health Awareness Week 9-15 May

B-Compliant boss shortlisted for ‘Woman of Year’

Vicky Pearce, founding director of Manchester-based B-Compliant, has made the finals of the Women in Financial Advice Awards for the third consecutive year.

Kids’ media club has reached 1000 children since launching helping to increase confidence

A Greater Manchester-based kids' club has reached 1000 children since launching. Media Cubs, the pop-up TV studio and newsroom club for children, has delivered after-school...

Heaton Mersey retirement community celebrates official opening

Last week, the Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport, Councillor Adrian Nottingham and Mrs Diane Nottingham, officially opened The Woodlands, a brand-new retirement community on...

PAM Group accelerates growth with launch of DNA and epigenetic tests

A series of tests which show whether a person is prone to developing a host of health conditions including diabetes and cancer, and how they can tailor their lifestyle to lower their risk, are being launched by preventative healthcare specialist PAM.

New report reveals vital considerations to mitigate soaring commercial energy prices

New report by commercial energy broker and utilities consultancy Advantage Utilities reveals vital considerations to mitigate soaring commercial energy prices.

LSH Auto trains 23 more Mental Health First Aiders

The automotive retailer now has more than 50 accredited Mental Health First Aiders across its Mercedes-Benz dealerships in the North West and the Midlands.

Jurgen Klopp Backed Beer Brand Goes To Number One In UK

A well-executed media campaign combining clever creative and authentic ambassador partnership takes wheat beer brand to number one position within 18 months. German beer brand...

Bob & Berts brews up North West expansion plans

Independent coffee and food chain Bob & Berts has set its sights on further growth in the North West of England for the next...

M&S’s New Flagship Stevenage Store Unveils Striking Exterior Signage

A six-figure project to install striking exterior signage at a newly opened Marks & Spencer store in Stevenage has been completed.

Sustainable aviation fuel industry could bring thousands of jobs to North West but Government...

New modelling by the Global Britain Commission (GBC) shows that a UK Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) industry could be worth £16.7bn a year in exports by 2050, supporting around 130,000 highly paid jobs.

Workbook Set to Change Goal Setting for Young Adults

A new workbook is hitting the shelves to help young adults set goals successfully, boosting achievement and increasing positivity in the age group. Released alongside...

Inspection firm plans expansion with help of CheckedOK

A leading Cumbrian equipment examination company is investing in new technology as part of its long-term expansion plans.

Surge in business start-ups in North West – but late payment problems persist

More than 19,500 new businesses were set up in the North West in the first three months of the year – the highest number in any region in the UK except for London and East Anglia.

Landscape architect CW Studio launches new landscape design for Oldham town centre

Manchester-based CW Studio has designed the landscape elements for the Spindles town square re-development project in Oldham, in association with AEW Architects and Oldham Council.

GMI Construction Group joins Northern Coalition on Skills

GMI Construction Group has joined the Northern Coalition on Skills as part of its commitment to support the levelling up agenda. Claire Preston, the company’s...

Wirral-Headquartered Bakery Demonstrates Strong Growth In First Year

Baker & Baker has reported a turnover of €450M and growth of 14% in its inaugural year.

Old and young come together to paint beautiful fresco at McGoff development in Lymm

With its innovative multi-age concept fast taking shape in Lymm, the McGoff Group brought young and old together for an exciting art project to...

Bellway donates life-saving defib to Pioneer Fitness in Bootle

Bellway has donated a defibrillator to Pioneer Fitness on Hawthorne Road in Bootle. With its latest development St Wilfrid’s located immediately opposite, the leading housebuilder...

Myerson Introduces Their New Insolvency & Restructuring Team With the Addition of a New...

The Altrincham-based law firm, Myerson Solicitors LLP, continues to grow with the introduction of their new Insolvency & Restructuring practice area alongside the new...

The Power of Community – How a Community of Passion Filled Individuals Helps Drive...

In it together... As part of Stress Awareness Month, which this year focuses on the power of community, entrepreneurial leader Dani Wallace, Founder of the...

Fortune Flows For New Manchester Piping Company

A newly launched Manchester-headquartered independent stockist of metric and ISO stainless steel piping systems is celebrating a successful first quarter performance.

Meryl Fabrics® Joins Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide, Sponsors Global Summit

PCIAW® Summit & Awards 2022 will be in partnership with Meryl Fabrics® As a pioneer in hi-tech sustainable materials and owners of the first in-house...

TheRugSeller.co.uk owner buys homeware business loved by Mrs Hinch

Daniel Prendergast, the entrepreneur behind successful online retail store TheRugSeller, is giving Shabby Store a new lease of life after it went into administration...

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