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TfGM Launch Flexible Working Survey

Transport for Greater Manchester is interested to find out how businesses and organisations across the region are working. This is just one of the ways we're involved in Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham's Congestion Deal, aimed at improving how we travel…

Bermans further develop their sport & entertainment offering

Simon Taylor, a leading sport and entertainment solicitor, has joined Bermans as a partner and head of their Sport & Entertainment team. Simon, who will be based in Bermans Manchester office, has more than 30 years’ experience and specialises in representing clients…

Finance 4 Business and Together provide half a million pound bridging loan in seven working HOURS

Broker Finance 4 Business (F4B) and specialist lender Together completed a £500,000 bridging loan in just seven working hours from enquiry to completion. [caption id="attachment_190388" align="alignnone" width="2250"] Together financial institution at Lake View, Lakeside, Cheadle in Stockport.Pictured Marc Goldberg[/caption] The super-fast finance…

GP Bullhound appoints Floris Backer van Ommeren as Executive Director

GP Bullhound today announced that Floris Backer has joined its advisory team as Executive Director. Based in London and Amsterdam, Floris will oversee the firm’s activities in Benelux. Previously, Floris was Head of Tech Media & Telecom at ABN AMRO in the Netherlands.…

Leading veterinary congress moves to Manchester Central in three-year deal

The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA), organiser of the largest and longest running small animal congress in Europe, has announced that they will move the event to Manchester from 2021 as part of a three-year deal. The bid, which Manchester Central…

North West tattoo lovers warned that they could be breaking the law

Anyone who had a ‘Manchester Bee’ inked on their body and is thinking about adding to their ‘tat’ collection should make sure the design is not protected by copyright, warns leading intellectual property lawyer Susan Hall. Susan, partner at the Manchester office…

Elite sport can do more to deliver economic prosperity – Brabners

Elite-level sports clubs and organisations need to develop greater commercial maturity if they are to play a more central role in the economic regeneration of parts of the UK, according to a new report by independent legal practice Brabners. The report, State…

The Growth Company wins national award recognising it as a leading social enterprise

The Growth Company, a social enterprise based in Greater Manchester has won the Education & Training Social Enterprise award at the UK Social Enterprise Awards, held last night at the Guildhall in the City of London. The national awards organised by Social…

Browne Jacobson teams up with Greater Manchester charities for 12 Days of Christmas

Browne Jacobson is set to bring some festive spirit to Greater Manchester this December with the launch of its 12 Days of Christmas charity campaign, which will see the firm raise and donate vital funds for 12 key charities across the region. …

UK’s largest towns and cities lure international investors, whilst rest of the country gets left behind – Brexit calls for a new approach

A new report by EY and the Centre for Towns demonstrates the disparity of foreign direct investment flows into the UK, which are dominated by the UK’s largest cities and towns at the apparent expense of the areas that surround them. The…