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Full steam ahead for Ward Hadaway’s 30th anniversary

It was full steam ahead with the first of Ward Hadaway's special events to mark its milestone 30th anniversary. The Discovery Museum in Newcastle was a hive of activity on Thursday, July 5th as celebrations got under way set against the backdrop…

NPIF – Maven Equity Finance invests £1m in tech platform MirrorWeb

Funding will deliver next phase of growth and enable MirrorWeb to enter new markets creating 12 new jobs in the Manchester area. NPIF - Maven Equity Finance (“the Fund”), part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, managed by Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”),…

Power of the Returner

Following the launch of Tech Returners the next phase "Your Journey into tech", we will be hosting a event discussing the "Power of the Returner". We will have a series of speakers talking about their personal stories of being a returner and…

Equity Housing puts learning at Seashell Trust’s disabled students’ fingertips

Cheadle property business Equity Housing has donated a £5,000 multi-media smart table to help profoundly disabled students learn and play at Seashell Trust. It will be an invaluable touchscreen tool for the charity’s assistive technologist Sarah Keddy to use with the young…

Shoosmiths advises international education provider on strategic UK acquisition

The Manchester office of Shoosmiths, the leading national law firm, has advised on a major strategic acquisition and share placing for long-standing international client Malvern International. In a deal led by corporate partner Karen Procter, global education provider Malvern International, which is…

Social housing tender success for Ward Hadaway

WARD Hadaway has secured several new major clients for its social housing team. The team at the Top 100 law firm, which has offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester, now represents Leeds Federated, Your Housing Group, North Star Housing, Mosscare St. Vincent's…

Seashell Trust charity cycling sportive

Around 200 riders are expected to enter this year’s Seashell Trust sportive, raising funds for Seashell Trust, one of Manchester’s oldest charities founded in 1823 as a Deaf school.   Seashell Trust is also an active member of pro Manchester. Today Seashell Trust…

Kuits advises on sale of construction equipment firm

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised on the sale of Finlay Plant (UK) to Molson Group, the UK’s largest independent construction equipment supplier with head offices in Warrington and Bristol. As part of the deal, Molson has secured full distribution rights…

Ward Hadaway to host workshop with fast-growing companies as part of first Northern Powerhouse Business Summit

WARD Hadaway is set to host a special workshop for fast-growing businesses as part of a three-day summit to celebrate Northern innovation and discuss the future direction of the Northern Powerhouse. The Northern Powerhouse Business Summit, part of the Great Exhibition of…

North West shoppers prefer local town or city centre for shopping ahead of other retail locations

Colliers commissioned YouGov to track the shopping habits and preferences among more than 3,000 UK shoppers aged “18 to 80”, 371 of which were from the North West of England. Carried out as part of the firm's annual Midsummer Retail Report, the…