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New initiative aims to bring the gift of reading to rough sleepers in Manchester

A new initiative being organised in conjunction with homeless charity Coffee4Craig is hoping to bring the gift of reading to Manchester’s rough sleepers this Christmas. Book lovers are invited to donate a new or used copy of their favourite novel to a…

Apadmi launches festive fundraising campaign to support local children’s charity

One Manchester-based company has banned Bublé and said “no” to more Mariah this year, building an alternative playlist of Christmas songs. Their musical campaign aims to also raise £2,500 for a local cause. Mobile technology company Apadmi has created a Spotify playlist…

Kuits Managing Partner shortlisted at Modern Law Awards

The Managing Partner of Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has been named as a finalist in the national Modern Law Awards 2019. Steve Eccleston is one of only six individuals to be shortlisted in the Managing Partner of the Year category, and…

Manchester appointments to further real estate and sector-focused growth at North West legal practice

The Manchester office of leading independent legal practice, Brabners, has strengthened its real estate and healthcare sector teams with the appointment of three new partners; Krista Powell, Helena Davies and Andrea James. The appointments are the latest in a series of senior…

Bruntwood launches Made & Managed – a ‘design now, pay later’ approach to design-led, personalised office space

Bruntwood has launched ‘Made & Managed’ enabling companies to benefit from a ‘design now, pay later’ approach to designing and creating bespoke offices. Building on Bruntwood’s experience in offering a wide range of flexible office spaces and inspirational environments, Made & Managed…

CTI Digital Independent Agency after completing Management Buy Out

Advised by Cowgills’ corporate finance team and Brabners LLP, Manchester-based agency, CTI Digital, has completed a Management Buy Out (MBO) from its umbrella company, Paperhat Group. After four months of hard work internal management has self-funded and bought back the 54% share…

Siemens degree programme a resounding success

SIEMENS has declared its new engineering degree with the University of Salford “a fantastic success” after seeing its first personnel graduate. The Degree Programme designed to be offered as a degree apprenticeship in the future, tops up skills for a wide range…

CandidSky wins UserZoom contract

User experience (UX) specialist UserZoom has selected digital agency CandidSky to run its SEO campaign. The organisation, with offices in the UK, Spain, and the USA, is looking forward to reaching new heights following this partnership. International user experience company UserZoom has…

The Growth Company is rated Ofsted Grade 2: Be part of something Good

It’s ‘Good’ tidings already for one of Greater Manchester’s leading training providers as the Growth Company (GC) has lifted its provision from Ofsted ‘Requires Improvement’ to ‘Good’. The achievement has been confirmed in a newly published Ofsted report following an inspection in…

2019 forecasts for Manchester office & investment markets from Dominic Pozzoni at Colliers International

“As a leading global city and with the second largest economy in Great Britain, Manchester is set to continue to grow and see ongoing investment in 2019. “During 2018 the digital and tech sector has grown faster in Manchester than anywhere else…