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Greater Manchester & Birmingham Growth Hubs join forces with Be the Business to Help Spearhead National SME Mentoring Programme

Andy Burnham praises Greater Manchester’s ‘culture of collaboration’ A national scheme to encourage business mentoring has been hailed a great success by national business leaders, local business owners and policy makers following a pilot scheme in Greater Manchester and Birmingham. GC Business…

UNIVERSITY STUDENT WINS FULL MASTERS BURSARY IN MIDDLEWOOD LOCKS DESIGN COMPETITION

Developers of the £1bn mixed use scheme Middlewood Locks Manchester have awarded a full Masters Bursary worth £7,560 to University of Salford student Claudia Alonso.   The Visual Arts graduate who is currently a University of Salford Art Collection Graduate Scholar won a…

Manchester Central’s ‘Unsung Hero’ crowned at AEO Awards

Manchester Central’s very own Duncan Leavitt has been crowned 'Unsung Hero' at the industry leading Association of Event Organisers (AEO) Awards. Duncan, Technical Services Project Manager, has been working at the venue since 1998 and has played an integral role in helping…

Redefining our towns and cities: What’s the secret of transforming place?

A place is only as successful as the people in it. The placemakers who are regenerating our towns and cities understand how to create engaging environments where people want to live, work and play. What’s their secret – where is the art…

A CLASS EDUCATION THROUGH SCREEN INNOVATION

Leading provider of audio visual solutions Midshire® has completed an installation of the latest in immersive touch screen classroom technology at Sunderland-based Barnes Junior School. Completed over the first week of the 2018 Easter holiday, the twelve 70” HD Promethean ActivPanels have…

Tech Returners launches new 15-week course to empower people into technology industry

Tech Returners, an initiative which develops skills and provides training and development for people looking to return to work after a break, has announced the launch of a new 15-week course aimed at those looking to refresh their knowledge before they return to…

Join MIDAS at their Manchester Cyber Security Forum

Technology plays an ever greater role in life and business, so it has become a primary target for criminals and competing nations. Almost half of all crimes are now cyber-related. We’ve seen cybercrime threaten businesses, elections and personal privacy in just the…

Trio of partner promotions at Davis Blank Furniss

Manchester & Glossop law firm Davis Blank Furniss has promoted corporate and commercial lawyer Sonio Singh to equity partner along with family lawyers Caroline Bilous and Kirsty Morbey who become partners. Sonio joined Davis Blank Furniss in 2010. He specialises in a…

New construction team for Manchester law firm

The Manchester office of Clarke Willmott, a leading national law firm, has expanded its offering by adding a new Construction team headed by the experienced, James Driver, who will be joining as a partner. James brings with him three construction specialists one…

Ward Hadaway named Law Firm of the Year 2018 at Northern Law Awards

Ward Hadaway has been named Law Firm of the Year at the annual Northern Law Awards as the business celebrates its 30th anniversary. Hundreds of attendees from the region's foremost legal firms and business leaders attended the black-tie event held at the…