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AIMing high – BDO tops rankings for AIM Audits

BDO has again topped the AIM Adviser Rankings, auditor more AIM-listed North West companies than any other firm.   Stealing a march on the ‘Big Four’, BDO’s North West team audits more than 20 per cent of the AIM-listed businesses in the…

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Leadership Through Sport & Business (LTSB) is a national social mobility charity that gives bright, ambitious young people who face disadvantage access to careers in accounting and finance. LTSB started up in Manchester back in 2016 but we also have cohorts in…

Ward Hadaway announced as sole advisor on UK visa and immigration legal matters for EdTech firm

Ward Hadaway has been announced as the exclusive provider of UK visa and immigration legal advice for StudyAtlas. The Newcastle education technology start-up was established in 2016 by Sri Lankan entrepreneurs, Asanka Jayaweera and Buddhika Herath, to help international students applying for…

GCA Altium opens a new office in Paris

International investment bank GCA Altium has announced today that it is opening a subsidiary in Paris under the leadership of Hugues Archambault. The launch of GCA Altium’s French operations is part of its global expansion strategy focused on establishing a strong presence…

Ofsted apprentices celebrate success

Amanda Spielman, HMCI, and Ofsted’s People and Operations Directors Matthew Coffey and Karen Shepperson, joined successful apprentices and colleagues from Damar Training to celebrate the success of Ofsted’s two-year apprenticeship programme at Admiralty House, Westminster on [Friday 7th December]. Launched in October…

RAPID GROWTH FOR STUDENT RECRUITMENT AGENCY AT UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD

A recruitment agency based at the University of Salford which helps students, graduates and local residents find temporary and permanent jobs is enjoying rapid growth. Unitemps has filled 2,020 posts across Greater Manchester since April this year, compared with 1,361 in the…

Midshire supports Cash for Kids’ Festive Fundraiser

National managed print service provider Midshire® is thrilled to announce that on Friday 14th December its staff embraced the festive spirit and donated over 30 gifts to the Cash for Kids’ ‘Mission Christmas’ toy appeal. Over £350 was raised from a staff…

MCI Mortgage Club adds Together to its panel

Specialist lender Together has teamed up with MCI Mortgage Club as the lender expands its distribution network. The new partnership will result in Together’s product range being made available to more than 400 brokers on MCI’s mortgage panel, working for 147 firms…

Amber Road appoint new Financial Director

Travel partnership company Amber Road has today announced the appointment of James Mortimer as Group Finance Director to support a new phase of growth for the Manchester-headquartered business. James joins Amber Road, having worked in various industries including Grant Thornton, BDO LLP…

Bermans secure Bibby Financial Services legal panel re-appointment

North West law firm, Bermans, will extend its 30 plus year relationship with Bibby Financial Services Limited (BFS) as it is reappointed on BFS’ legal panel. Bermans, which provides a full range of commercial legal services, is also a specialist in the…