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The Alchemist Is Going For Gold at MediaCityUK

The striking new MediaCityUK Alchemist Bar & Restaurant will open at the beginning of September. This ambitious £1.2m development will have its own distinctive identity, making a statement with eye-catching interior design. Located in a prime waterside location between The Lowry Theatre…

Co Angel NWBA investment hits £15m milestone

The Co Angel investment service has hit a major investment milestone of £15m this month, with 20 completed deals across the North West creating over 100 new jobs. 90% of the deals completed have been into the tech sector with £3m from…

Seven new Partners at Ward Hadaway

LAW firm Ward Hadaway has announced a bumper crop of promotions with no fewer than seven of its lawyers promoted to the position of Partner. Sophie Bohill, Saji Bratch, Matt Cormack, Sarah Crilly, Tom Pollard, Julia Thomson and Graham Vials have all…

Mills & Reeve continue to buck the trend reporting above average financial growth for 2016/17

Leading national law firm Mills & Reeve has enjoyed another record year with turnover rising to £92.6 million - an increase of 8% on last year. The firm comfortably outperformed the average 4.6% growth of the other top 100 UK law firms.…

GVA RESEARCH REPORTS BIG DEALS HELP MANCHESTER STAY AHEAD IN THE REGIONAL OFFICE MARKET

MANCHESTER’S office market remains upbeat with an improved second quarter bringing city centre take-up to 490,000 sq ft over the first half of the year, according to GVA’s latest Big Nine report. The quarterly review of the regional office occupier market reports…

Agency celebrates first year in Manchester with series of Big wins

Marketing communications agency Big Partnership has celebrated its first year in Manchester with a raft of new client wins. The agency has increased its client portfolio by 25% since opening its Manchester office last year, securing contracts worth in excess of £300,000…

20th Anniversary for Oakridge Training and Consulting

To celebrate its 20th Anniversary, Oakridge Training and Consulting is holding a day long leadership forum around the theme 'leading through uncertainty to achieve success'. A day of excellent learning and insights, it will feature two exceptional and motivational keynote speakers -…

McLaren boss honoured by University of Salford

THE UNIVERSITY of Salford celebrated a British manufacturing success at graduation this year. Supercar manufacturer McLaren Automotive has grown global sales by 99% in the past year under its new chief executive Mike Flewitt. And in recognition of the company’s growing global…

The University of Manchester’s Manchester Graduate Talent

The University of Manchester’s Manchester Graduate Talent is now open for 2017 graduate recruitment. The Employer Engagement Team at the Careers Service offers free recruitment support. This includes help with writing graduate friendly job descriptions, advice on salaries, arranging advertising throughout the…

New chair of future pro-manchester appointed

Claire Sofield co-owner and sales director of Manchester and Lancashire based recruitment company – Four Recruitment – has been appointed as chair of future pro-manchester. Claire moves from the position of vice chair having risen through the ranks of the future pro-Manchester…