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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…

The Law Society Commerce & Industry Group North West Annual Dinner 2018

pro-manchester members are invited to The Law Society Commerce & Industry Group North West's Annual Dinner 2018 at The Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester on Friday 19th October 2018. This will be an evening of dining, drinking, dancing and networking, including a Champagne Reception,…

A KITCHEN ‘DREAM-TEAM’ to COOK UP A STORM

A ‘dream team’ from the North’s finest chefs is to operate the celebrity kitchen for a fundraising dinner at Manchester’s five star Lowry Hotel on Monday 1st October. The annual ‘Northern Lights’ event will start with a cocktail and canapé reception before…

Mohsin and Zuber Issa of EG Group named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 North overall winners

Brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa, co-CEOs of Blackburn-based forecourt operator EG Group, based in Blackburn, were named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 North overall winners at an awards dinner in Manchester last night. Mohsin and Zuber, who also took home the…

CTI JOIN THE ADVANTAGE TRAVEL PARTNERSHIP

CTI, the leading Travel Partnership Company (TPC), has joined The Advantage Travel Partnership. CTI join as Prime members and will complete membership of Focus, the specialist business travel party of the group, early in the next coming months. The Advantage Travel Partnership…