Profits surge at AJ Bell in year of strong growth

Annual profits at Manchester-headquartered AJ Bell have surged 29 per cent as the investment platform’s assets under administration have risen to nearly £40bn. Pre-tax profits for the year to September 30 2017 increased to £21.7m from £16.8m as the company continued its strong growth of customer numbers. The company provides online pension, investment and stockbroking services to customers across the UK.

Beyond expands confirming second major investment

Within four months of taking a majority stake in corporate boutique Atticus Legal and launching the Beyond Corporate brand, Beyond Professional Services Group confirms...

Soccer star nets successful career move

A North East soccer star has landed a dream teaching role at the college that put her on the path to career success. Courtney Lock...

Bolton-based E-cigarette company shortlisted for Vape Awards

An E-cigarette company based in Bolton, Greater Manchester has been selected for seven categories at the 2017 Ecigclick Vape Awards sponsored by VapourUK. Going against...

Why even the most skilled salespeople are failing

David Freedman, Director at sales and negotiation specialists, Huthwaite International, the company behind the world-famous SPIN® Selling, looks at the mistakes even the best...

A.W Hainsworth announces new collaboration with The Great British Baby Company

Premium Hainsworth cloth chosen by luxury childrenswear brand for its durability and eco-credentials

Eight ways to avoid business contract disputes

A leading solicitor has urged businesses to review their contracts in the wake of a number of high profile contract dispute cases. Paul Barnes, solicitor at Kirwans law firm, has issued the warning after Cyclone Promotions confirmed recently it had lodged a claim against boxer Carl Frampton in relation to what they claim to be “his breach of the promotional contract entered with Cyclone Promotions” at the High Court.

Big Brand Ideas bags seven nominations at digital marketing awards

Customer engagement agency, Big Brand Ideas, has been shortlisted for a staggering seven awards at the Northern Digital Marketing Awards 2018.

Yorkshire healthcare equipment supplier wins three contracts in ten days

Leading healthcare equipment supplier Innova Care Concepts has announced that it recently secured 3 hospital bed contracts in the space of just 10 days. The company were initially approached through the NHS Supply Chain, and have adapted their LowLine bed to suit the varying needs of each hospital they are supplying to. These contracts mark another step forward in Innova's vision of becoming the most sought-after brand in the healthcare sector by 2020.

Yorkshire-based technical PR specialist awarded national accolade

Katie Mallinson – MD of B2B PR agency Scriba PR – was among one of the UK’s top business women to be recognised at the prestigious grand final of the Forward Ladies National Awards.