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Salford College of Further Education make it to the finish line! Officially opening their Motor Vehicle Workshop

‘It’s been a long journey but we got here eventually,’ said Gary Taylor, Head of Construction and Building Engineering Services, at the official grand opening of the Salford College of Further Education Motor Vehicle Workshop. The college’s motor vehicle studies provision was…

Business boost for Trafford with appointment of new start-up advisor

Greater Manchester’s Business Growth Hub has partnered with Trafford Council to provide more dedicated support for people wanting to start a new business within the borough. Suzanne Bradbury will use her wealth of experience to help new and recently established small businesses…

MANCHESTER E-COMMERCE AGENCY CELEBRATES RAFT OF NEW CLIENT WINS ON SECOND BIRTHDAY

Manchester-based eCommerce and marketplace expert Digitl is celebrating several new client wins, at the start of its second year in business. The agency, which has a team of 14 and expanded into Virginia House in Ancoats earlier this year, has helped marine…

THREE PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AT NORTHERN POWERHOUSE OFFICE NETWORK OF REAL ESTATE ADVISORS COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

Three key staff have been promoted to associate director at the Northern Powerhouse network of offices of real estate advisors Colliers International. Scott Shufflebottom and James Preston were both promoted from senior surveyor in the national offices and national capital markets teams…

Bold, bright new 8th-floor conference & training venue for Manchester business community

In a bold move to expand standard venue choices open to North West conference-goers, award-winning contemporary event space host etc.venues has opened its first ever Manchester training, meeting and conference space. Boasting some of the best corporate views in the City and…

£4,000 cash prize launched for investigative journalists

JOURNALISTS hoping to uncover corruption and wrongdoing are being invited to enter a competition for a chance of winning a £4,000 cash prize. The inaugural Ray Fitzwalter Award, launched in honour of the distinguished former World In Action editor, aims to recognise…

Two of Wilson Gunn’s trade mark team score top marks

Two members of the Wilson Gunn trade mark team have received awards from the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) for their exceptional achievements on their respective trade mark qualification courses. [gallery columns="2" ids="152765,152766"] Chris Smith achieved the highest mark by…

TOAST PR IN TECHNOLOGY DOUBLE WIN TO END YEAR

Toast proves to be a hit with the technology sector with two substantial wins - The Landing @MediaCity UK and Broadstone, a new security recruitment platform. National and regional PR agency Toast PR has recently won PR accounts for two prominent Manchester…

Law firm extends joint social mobility mentoring scheme with Manchester Met

Manchester law firm Browne Jacobson has extended its joint mentoring scheme with Manchester Metropolitan’s Law School, as the firm continues its mission to tackle socio-economic disadvantage in the legal profession. The pioneering initiative, which was successfully piloted in 2015, has been extremely…

Business confidence falters following protracted Brexit negotiations

The confidence of UK businesses is faltering against the backdrop of protracted and unclear Brexit negotiations, according to the latest Business Trends Report by accountants and business advisers BDO LLP. Business optimism falls to seven-month low, and business output falls to a 23-month…