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Kuits bolsters commercial offering with arrival of new faces

Manchester law firm Kuits has strengthened its commercial teams with a number of senior and junior hires. Sandra Crichton and Caroline Brennan have joined as senior associates in the firm’s growing corporate and commercial team. Sandra specialises in corporate mergers and acquisitions,…

HURST advises as kinetic group becomes employee-owned

HURST has advised recruitment and payroll services group Kinetic on its adoption of the John Lewis model by becoming an employee-owned company. Kinetic managing director Neil Smith said the move would preserve the group’s culture and independence while ensuring staff share in…

GreaterSport Seek New Trustees To Help Change Lives Across Greater Manchester

Local sports charity, GreaterSport, are in an exciting position to be seeking three new Trustees to join its board. They are looking for enthusiastic leaders that reflect the spirit of Greater Manchester, who can bring motivation and passion that will help us…

University Green 75% pre-let after signing two award-winning restaurants

Indian street food restaurant Mowgli and ethical restaurant Friska are the latest names to join the ever-growing line up at University Green, the new retail and leisure development by leading regional property company Bruntwood and the University of Manchester. The development located…

NPIF – Maven Equity Finance leads £1m investment in Airtime Rewards

Funding will be to used to drive sales function and strengthen customer services and will create 12 new jobs in the next year NPIF - Maven Equity Finance (“the Fund”), part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, managed by Maven Capital Partners…

Clarke Willmott and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club agree new sponsorship package for 2018 season

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club have agreed a new sponsorship package covering the 2018 season. The deal extends a relationship that began in 2009. This year’s deal will see Clarke Willmott’s logo continue to appear on…

TJ Hughes pays damages to Fred Perry for selling fake polo shirts

Lewis’ Home Retail Limited t/a TJ Hughes has had to pay damages to iconic English fashion brand Fred Perry after the North West based retailer was caught selling fake polo shirts on its website and via its retail stores. Counterfeit polo shirts…

Former Salford City College Apprentice becomes the youngest ever Salford councillor

Laura Edwards, who has just completed her Education and Learning Apprenticeship with Salford City College and Gaddum, has been elected as Labour Councillor for Walkden South, making her the youngest ever Salford Councillor, at just 19 years of age. Laura announced after…

Ward Hadaway announces big promotions round with eight solicitors becoming associates and two new partners

Ward Hadaway has announced the promotion of 10 lawyers within its team to reward the great talent within the business. Steven Roper has been promoted to partner in the Commercial team and Richard Greensit becomes a partner in the Healthcare team. In…

Manchester-based Browne Jacobson achieves 26 per cent growth as firm posts record £73m

Browne Jacobson’s Manchester office has seen a buoyant 12 months delivering 26 per cent growth after the firm posted £73m for 2017/18, an increase of 9.2 per cent in work done on the previous year. Over the last five years the firm…