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Hear from Lord Mandelson and Sir Andrew Cahn on the challenges of Brexit

'The challenge of' series of lectures at Manchester Metropolitan University are a unique opportunity to hear from leading policy practitioners on the urgent and important challenges of our time. Utilising the experiences and networks of the university's senior team, including their Chancellor…

New HURST team advises on employee ownership trusts

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has set up a specialist team to meet growing demand from companies looking to follow ‘the John Lewis model’ and become employee-owned. Partner Nigel Barratt, who heads HURST Corporate Finance, and Liz Gallagher, an associate partner…

Value of deals EY acted on doubled to £6.5bn in 2017

EY’s North West Transaction Advisory Services team acted on deals totaling £6.5bn in 2017 – more than double the value of deals completed in the previous year (£3bn in 2016). It acted on more than 30 completed deals in 2017, with highlights…

Together to offer lower rates for bridging loans

Together has published its lowest ever monthly rate for short-term finance of 0.49% for the first six months, to support property investors and landlords buying at auction. The specialist lender has launched the new rate to help investors renovate newly-purchased residential properties…

Lets talk about tax

When it comes to pensions and investments, the rules surrounding taxation are particularly complex. Due to the ever-changing investment landscape, investors need to be aware of the differences when accumulating and decumulating wealth to provide for their retirement. In particular, the order…

Be More Manchester taking place on 15th February

BE MORE CREATIVE returns with BE MORE MANCHESTER – an unmissable celebration of Greater Manchester’s unique creativity and thriving creative industries. Join Creative England at Old Granada Studios on Thursday 15th February for an exclusive event exploring the exciting opportunities for creative…

MANCHESTER CAN BE ONE OF EUROPE’S LEADING GREEN CITIES, REPORTS FEEDER EVENT FOR MAYOR’S SUMMIT

• Meeting of region’s businesses held in preparation for the development of a Greater Manchester Environment Charter • Investing in natural environment will bring “major benefits” for all residents, workers and businesses in the region • Businesses contribute actionable solutions to stimulate…

Seashell Trust’s disabled students’ hope for life-changing activity holiday

A Stockport special college for young people with complex disabilities needs to raise £14,000 to send their students on an residential activity trip to the Lake District which could change their lives. The cost for each Seashell Trust student to spend four…

Manchester firms team up to assist UK retailer in landmark deal

Manchester city centre based Corporate financiers Covex and commercial law firm Freeman Fisher teamed up to execute the deal on behalf of Eqip4work, currently based in Dumfries. Over the last year the company generated almost £40million in sales which included items such…

International Women’s Day Networking and Panel Event – March 8, 2018

BNY Mellon's Women's Initiatives Network (WIN) Manchester is pleased to celebrate International Women's Day with an interactive and inspiring conversation focused on “Advancing Potential: Making Yourself Heard”. We have an exciting line up of panelists including: Neil Atkinson (Male Ally & Managing…