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Bridge Law expands team with a duo of specialist solicitors

Bridge Law Solicitors Ltd has announced two solicitors, Jonathan Cass and Gayle Roberts have joined their specialist teams in dispute resolution and property amid an increasing number of new clients at their bases in Greater Manchester and Yorkshire.

£850k funding boost extends Lancashire student careers programme

A student careers service which has offered advice to more than 25,000 young people across Lancashire has been extended after securing funding for an...

Heatherley Wood shortlisted for Development of the Year

We always knew it was one of the best places to live in the UK – but now it’s official. Bellway’s prestigious Heatherley Wood development...

How One Wealth Planning Organisation Is Helping Their Clients To Navigate Inheritance Tax

In the complex world of financial planning, nothing is certain which is why Clarion Wealth Planning regards their clients financial plans as living documents...

Robotics firm takes last unit at Northwood’s Mersey Reach as work starts on phase...

A Merseyside firm pioneering the use of industrial robots has become the latest occupier to sign up for the award-winning Mersey Reach development in Aintree.

LSH Auto celebrates successful new registration handover day

LSH Auto celebrated a successful September new registration day, handing over brand new ‘71 plate’ cars to 107 customers in one day across its...

Preston entrepreneur Lee Chambers victorious at the Greater Manchester Business Awards

Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing, founded by psychologist Lee Chambers, has won the Small Business of the Year category at the Greater Manchester Business Awards 2021.

Bellway keeps it close to home to bring the next generation through

There’s surely no better recommendation for the company you work for than wanting your child to join and enjoy a long and fulfilling career...

Training firm’s message: Move fast now for apprenticeship bonus

North West businesses are being advised to move fast to make the most of a £3,000 incentive to take on new apprentices. Leading training provider...

Warning to struggling firms as ban on winding up petitions ends

A North West insolvency expert is urging businesses with debt problems to seek professional advice following the news that the ban on winding up petitions is to end.

Downing continues revival of landmark Liverpool building with start of external refurbishment

Developer and property manager Downing is set to start the next phase of the revival of one of Liverpool’s most prominent business buildings. The landmark...

Bellway gifts cash to Northwich nursery following break in

Housebuilder Bellway has donated £500 to Hartford Old School House Day Nursery in Northwich following its recent break in a couple of months ago. The...

Alder Hey and NeedleSmart in Exciting New Partnership

NeedleSmart’s hardware and data software solutions will empower Alder Hey to accelerate clinical innovation and expand technological healthcare capabilities.

Boohoo announced as main sponsor for Burnley FC hair salon charity event

Fashion giant Boohoo has been announced as the headline sponsor of Trim on the Turf, a two-day pop-up charitable event that will feature 30...

Businesses at increased risk of national minimum wage fines as HMRC enforcement rises

Salary sacrifice schemes and workwear policies among the practices unwittingly exposing employers to large penalties, according to Grant Thornton

Porcelain Superstore see sales more than double to £13.5million

Seventh consecutive year of growth and seven full-time hires for Manchester business

Kids take over the Kitchen at Altrincham nursery

The team at Back to the Garden Childcare, on Sinderland Road in Altrincham, allowed its children to take over the kitchen, and indeed the...

OARSOME! Agecroft rower completes 100km ‘Centurion Challenge’ to raise funds to get young people...

Agecroft Rowing Club member Robbie Macfarlane completed the #Rowforchange ‘Centurion Challenge’ on Sunday – rowing 100km in 10 hours. The Centurion Challenge saw Robbie, 40,...

Unique opportunity to learn more about professional development at a distance from top education...

Keen delegates at the Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) Conference will get the benefit of the perspective of top educators from In Professional Development next month.

Hampson Hughes Expands Clinical Negligence Team

National law firm Hampson Hughes has appointed three new members of staff to its clinical negligence team, following a period of growth for the...

Rowan Executive Search on track for record year

An executive search company which works with ambitious north west business owners to secure top talent to drive their growth is on track for a record year as it plans to expand across the UK.
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SEND Education Trailblazers Nominated for National Diversity Awards

Stockport based Great Minds Together, who deliver wraparound services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability(SEND), have been nominated for...

Cheshire’s Dow Schofield Watts expands funding advice service into South East

Cheshire-based advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its debt fundraising arm with the launch of a new operation covering London and the South East.

Maverick Rum Owners to build Manchester’s tallest skyscraper ‘Decorrum Tower’

Maverick rum makers ‘Decorrum’ have bid to build Manchester’s ‘tallest building’ as leaked plans reveal a bottle-shaped tower could be the next landmark on...

TES radio system experts find the solution for chemical giant’s operational challenge

An engineered solution from TES Communication Solutions is helping a leading chemicals manufacturer to improve operational efficiencies and reduce waste. Total UK Bitumen, a division...

Retrofit service to train 3,500 builders from Greater Manchester in green skills

A service that helps people in Greater Manchester to eco-refurbish their homes is planning to train 3,500 builders, joiners, electricians and plumbers in green...

Former RBS branch in Carlisle to be sold at auction

The former Royal Bank of Scotland branch on Castle Street in Carlisle is to go under the hammer at auctioneer Pugh’s online property sale...

New networking opportunities with Age Concern Central Lancashire set to help local companies build...

Some of the regions’ key businesses have been taking a walk around Worden Park in Leyland today to discuss corporate life in the new...

Aldi and Coffee Drive-thru Form Part of Derwent’s Additional Vision for Wigan

The Derwent Group has submitted plans for a new Aldi store and a coffee drive-thru on land adjacent to Glasshouse Business Park in Wigan.

Credit Union to branch out in Lancashire and Cheshire

Unify Credit Union has expanded its membership base to include Warrington and South Ribble to reach more people in need of ethical and affordable...

Hospitality software firm raises £500k as it looks to good times ahead

A company whose software helps hospitality businesses to boost sales has raised £500,000 from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

The Pies are Wrights for Ultra-Trail Snowdonia runner

An ultra trails runner who is preparing for his biggest ever physical challenge this month, has revealed the secret behind his stamina… a stash...

85% of Child Trust Fund holders keep their money in ISAs after turning 18,...

On anniversary of first CTF holders turning 18, friendly society finds that large majority of its members have chosen to keep their money invested rather than spending it.

North West insolvency expert urges firms to make use of the final month of...

A North West insolvency expert is urging businesses to use the final month of the Government’s furlough scheme to plan for the future.

Fintech scholarship in hunt for British talent

Fintech company Seopa Ltd, parent company of financial comparison platform Quotezone, has announced the return of its highly sought-after scholarship programme for higher education students.

Women’s Assertiveness Coach & Author’s Mission to Get 1000 Women to ‘Woman Up’ for...

A mum of three teenage daughters from Cheshire, is excited to release her debut book, 'Woman Up - the 21st century women’s guide to...

Electric six CIPR award shortlists for Viva

Viva has been shortlisted for six awards, including Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy, at the upcoming CIPR Pride Awards North West.

Record Year For PerfumeDirect.com

Online fragrance retailer Perfume Direct has reported a record year, with total sales rising by a massive 220%.

Martyn completes English qualification to help with dream career

A foster parent from Preston has used a local training provider to take a step closer to his dream career. Martyn Shaw from Fulwood has...

SEVEN BRO7HERS has a ‘Eureka!’ moment with its new Oslo-inspired 7th Birthday IPA

Salford Brewery SEVEN BRO7HERS BREWING CO is launching a limited-edition ‘Kveik’ style IPA inspired by Oslo as part of its SEVENTH birthday celebrations. Joining Luke...

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