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Squire Patton Boggs Advises Bespoke Hotels on Agreement for New London Hotel

Squire Patton Boggs has advised the UK’s largest independent hotel group, Bespoke Hotels, on an agreement to design and develop a new five-star luxury hotel in Sun Street, part of the One Crown Place mixed-use development in London. The firm also acted…

Four continues aspirational growth plans with appointment of new finance director Phill Carlin

Specialist recruitment company – Four Recruitment has announced the appointment of Phill Carlin, a finance director with a wealth of experience.  Phill will work closely with owners Phil & Claire Sofield to help guide and support the company and its growth aspirations…

CLARKE WILLMOTT SUPPORTS ‘NORTHERN POWER WOMEN’

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP is sponsoring and hosting a live recording of the Northern Power Women podcast on 10 October at its Manchester headquarters. Award-winning BBC Radio 5 Live presenter, journalist and podcaster Sam Walker, will host a panel discussion…

Leading Placemaking agency DS.Emotion appoints Innovation & Strategy Director

Award-winning branding, placemaking and digital marketing agency, DS.Emotion, has recruited Lawrence Alexander as their new Innovation & Strategy Director, alongside two other recruits across their Manchester and Leeds offices. The Leeds team welcomes Lawrence from Home Agency, where he was previously Digital…

PULSES RACE AT MIDSHIRE CHARITY CYCLE

National managed print service provider Midshire® is proud to announce that on Friday 24th August its staff raised a grand total of £2,844 at its ‘Midshire on Tour’ coast-to-coast charity static bike ride for the British Heart Foundation (BHF). 50 of Midshire’s…

BRABNERS BOLSTERS CHARITY SECTOR SUPPORT

Leading independent legal practice Brabners has strengthened its specialist charity practice with the appointment of partner Robert Nieri in its Manchester office.  Robert has more than 14 years’ experience in charity law and specialises in governance, commercial agreements, risk management, fundraising and…

‘MIND MAP’ OR PREPARE TO FAIL: DOING BUSINESS AFTER BREXIT

Manchester’s Helen Wong – often the first port of call for the city’s SMEs, high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs on corporate and commercial law – will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Economics of Greater Manchester conference. Helen, partner at…

THE JUICE ACADEMY RECEIVES COMMENDATION FROM CIM

Leading digital apprenticeship programme – The Juice Academy – has received a letter of commendation for its first ever examination results, in which all but one apprentice passed and are now heading towards completion of the programme. In July 2017, The Juice…

VISTA ENGINEERING GROUP ACQUIRES BPC BUILDING PRODUCTS

Wakefield-based manufacturer of steel construction connectors, BPC Building Products Ltd, has joined Vista Engineering, in a move which sees the group strengthen its position in the UK market and significantly enhance the product range offered to its customers. Vista Engineering is a…

Colliers appoints new Head of Business Space Lease Advisory for the North

Colliers International has appointed Damian Gee as Director and Head of Business Space Lease Advisory for the North. Previously a Director at LSH in Manchester, Damian has spent over 16 years providing advice on the full spectrum of business space lease advisory…