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Family, business and Lancaster University Management School entwined in partnership with North Wales firm

Lancaster University Management School students so impressed one company with their expertise, they inspired the hiring of a LUMS graduate.

New Stretford Development Celebrates Successful Pre-Launch

National housebuilder Miller Homes, who are currently building homes at their Novus development in Stretford, celebrated a very successful pre-launch event on the 27th...

North West solicitors attracts new talent as part of team growth

Bell Lamb & Joynson Solicitors continues to attract legal talent to support its growing business. Following a busy year for recruitment, the North West law...

The North’s Got Talent

Tech start-up, Caroo, has revealed the most sought-after roles across the North, as well as the jobs that some of the region’s biggest brands...

Thousands of people across the UK come together to plant trees on day of...

Scores of people across the UK donned their wellies and picked up their shovels to plant trees on a mass day of climate change action at the weekend.

North west law firms join forces: Primas Law and Freeman Fisher announce merger

Boutique north west law firm Primas Law has announced it is to merge with renowned and highly regarded Manchester-based commercial firm Freeman Fisher. The merger...

Christmas arrives at Merseyrail with calendar of festive activities across the network

The festivities have well and truly begun on Merseyrail with Father Christmas and carol singers appearing up and down the network this December.

Sky Medical Technology founder honoured at Bionow awards

The CEO and founder of Sci-Tech Daresbury-based Sky Medical Technology has received a major honour at a ceremony celebrating the outstanding leaders and innovators...

DTE Corporate Finance facilitates sale of 3BM Education to Strictly Education

DTE Corporate Finance acted as lead advisor to the shareholders of 3BM Ltd., an employee owned education support and professional building services, in the sale of its education support division to Strictly Education Ltd.

High fives at Bromleys as Hannah gains Law Society accreditation

Care team solicitor Hannah Kinder has become the latest member of Bromleys’ staff to be recognised for their expertise in child care law by gaining a prestigious accreditation.

Clip ‘n Climb to launch first ever franchise centres

Clip ‘n Climb UK, the market leader in fun climbing, is rolling out its successful model by launching franchise centres and concessions nationwide. Clip ‘n...

Accountancy firm supports festival in tribute to team members

A North West accounting and business advisory firm has shown its support for a charity Christmas festival after the cause provided end of life...

Miller Homes Strengthens North West Team With Two Appointments

Leading UK housebuilder, Miller Homes, have recently made a new senior appointment to their North West Land team, alongside hiring another Degree Apprentice. Both...

Creative Spark ensure success for Junkyard Golf Club with digital strategy

Strategic branding company Creative Spark announced they have strengthened their client relationship with Junkyard Golf Club by accelerating the business’s growth via a concise digital strategy and website improvements.

Shru’s leadership highlighted with award

The CEO of regional law firm Napthens has been announced as one of the north’s top business leaders.

Urmston is all set for Small Business Saturday

With the town centre full of beautiful boutiques and independent shops, as well as small, privately-owned, independent bars, pubs, coffee shops and restaurants, Urmston...

North West programme helps family baker’s growth

Cumbrian food business Ginger Bakers is the latest participant in the Be The Business Northwest Family Business Advisory Boards programme. This programme is designed to...

The perfect gift suggestion for the foodie in your life…

Struggling to get something for the foodie in your life who has everything? The lovely people at Hawkshead Relish might just have the ultimate...

Influential appoints new client service director

Influential has expanded its senior team as it continues to develop its integrated service offering. Pete Lappin, who has worked in the communications industry for...

Squad unveils new position for leading property consultancy

The brand-building firm who specialise in position, Squad, today announced they are behind the new brand position and identity for GCW.

Dynamo works his magic as business comedy event raises £160,000 for Beechwood Cancer Care

Magician Dynamo wowed a sell-out audience of more than 500 people at an event which raised a bumper £160,000 for the Beechwood Cancer Care charity. Dynamo was the headline performer at the sixth annual [email protected] comedy lunch.

Sale of UK national garden pottery supplier to US firm facilitated by Manchester-based DTE...

Manchester-based DTE Corporate Finance acted as lead advisor to the shareholders of Vatre Group Limited on its sale to Griffon Corporation.

Bellway buys land in Lymm for 64 new homes

Bellway is pleased to confirm its latest land acquisition, having recently purchased more than four hectares on Rushgreen Road in Lymm. The housebuilder will transform...

Business leaders urged to make a difference to the lives of young people with...

Over the past ten years, academies have become central to the educational landscape. The Academies Act of 2010 decreed that all schools were able...

Diagnosis companies triumph at the Bionow awards

The outstanding leaders and innovators in the North of England’s life sciences industry – which is worth more than £13bn to the regional economy...

Annual Civil Engineering Awards open in the North West

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is inviting engineering firms and organisations from across the North West to showcase their work as it gears up for its annual awards.

What are the key legal dates for property landlords in 2020?

As the big build up to Christmas begins, many landlords will be hoping for some much-needed downtime over the festive period. But, according to Paul...

HMRC warning: Be aware of self assessment scams as the January deadline approaches

HMRC has issued a warning to be aware of fraudsters in the run up to the approaching 31 January self assessment deadline. The government organisation...

New appointment to Bannatyne Group’s leadership team

The Bannatyne Group has welcomed a new member to its senior leadership team as head of fitness. Hugh Hanley, 40, joins the Group bringing with...

Preston’s Winckley Square property acquired by growing Wrkspace

A landmark property on Preston’s Winckley Square has been acquired by a growing operator of serviced office spaces.

WSP to play lead role in designing new hydrogen pipeline in North-West England and...

WSP, the engineering professional services consultancy, is leading on the conceptual design of a new hydrogen pipeline in the North West, supporting the UK’s...

Northern company throws a lifeline to SMEs with new ethical loans

A North East company has launched an ethical loan fund to help grow businesses who find accessing finance difficult. Delivered by Transmit Growth Loans, it is designed to support SMEs whose growth is stunted because of a lack of affordable finance.

Siemens helps Hallé Orchestra go green

Siemens has created an integrated digital solution for the Hallé orchestra which will cut its costs by 35% through energy reduction.

Siemens boost agritech business presence with new appointment

Siemens Digital Industries has appointed Lee Fletcher as Business Development Manager to spearhead growth plans and boost its value add to the agri-tech sector.

Merseyrail launches cheaper travel option with Merseyrail Only Railpass

A new Merseyrail Only Railpass has been launched covering the Northern and Wirral lines – offering a significant saving to thousands of customers across the Liverpool City Region.

Touching Lives Music create Greater Manchester wide campaign to raise awareness of The...

Creative branding agency Music today revealed their campaign to raise awareness of The Christie charity, which supports the North West cancer care, research and education centre The Christie, as well as its charity fundraising arm. Manchester’s inter

Inciner8 celebrating Export win at Chamber awards

Global waste management specialist, Inciner8, is celebrating after being announced Export Company of the Year at the Liverpool Chamber Business Awards. It comes during a...

JPM takes assets under management to £160m with Hawkley Brook hire

Manchester-based property consultancy, JPM Real Estate (JPM), has been appointed by Quidnet REIT to manage Hawkley Brook Trading Estate, taking its total property assets...

Large corporates driving growth in Manchester’s Workplace

A buoyant Manchester office market has led to a six figure refurbishment investment for Workplace.

The problem with forced fun in the workplace

We've all been there before, your inbox chimes, and you open an enthusiastic email from a colleague announcing some "fun" activity to boost morale....

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