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North West FTSE businesses give region £2bn boost

The third quarter of 2017 has seen the North West’s listed companies add almost £1.9bn to their total values, according to business advisory firm Deloitte. The latest North West Share Index reveals that the value of the region’s listed businesses has risen…

New CEO’s MASTERCLASSES ANNOUNCED

We're pleased to bring you details of our new CEO's masterclass seminars, which will be delivered by Dr John Aschroft, Chief Executive of pro-manchester and author of The Saturday Economist and "Dimensions of Strategy". Each seminar costs £125 exc VAT. However if you…

ROLAND DRANSFIELD MAKES TWO NEW APPOINTMENTS AS IT LANDS FIVE NEW CONSUMER ACCOUNT WINS

Manchester’s Roland Dransfield has brought in two new recruits after a raft of account wins for its consumer division. The agency has won five new accounts including contemporary online modern art gallery Drella and soon-to-open Manchester-based indoor golf club, The Range. It…

Growth Company Achieves Supply Chain Quality Benchmark

Economic and social impact enterprise, The Growth Company has been recognised for the quality of its supply chain management.  In its first assessment for the Merlin Standard accreditation, The Growth Company has achieved a rating of “Good”. The Merlin Standard recognises sustainable…

Let’s talk – our plan to tackle congestion in Greater Manchester- Andy Burnham Mayor of Greater Manchester

An effective transport system is absolutely vital to connect people with jobs, skills, education and leisure. A great transport system should be reliable and provide stress-free journeys for all transport users, whether they travel by car, rail, tram, bike, or on foot,…

Gary Neville asks students to ‘think outside the box’ for Hotel Football artwork

Watch a video of Gary Neville talking about the project here MANCHESTER United Legend Gary Neville asked students to express what the beautiful game means to them when he invited them to create artwork for Hotel Football. Gary came to the University…

PARLIAMENTARY AND HEALTH SERVICE OMBUDSMAN (PHSO) RELOCATES 340 STAFF TO CITYGATE IN MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) is relocating 300-plus staff to more than 31,000 sq ft of prime Grade A office space over four floors of the Citygate building in Manchester in a major letting brokered by global real estate advisors…

Bermans dispute resolution platform wins prestigious industry award

Escalate, Bermans ground-breaking commercial dispute resolution process for SMEs, has been named ‘Innovation of the Year’ at this year’s British Accountancy Awards. Escalate helps SMEs to achieve a prompt settlement to a wide range of commercial disputes, with fixed fees payable only…

Women behind TV comedy hits discuss their art

FEMALE comedy writers and producers behind TV hits like Raised By Wolves and Citizen Khan will be discussing their art during an event at the University of Salford. Caroline Moran, who co-created the semi-autobiographical series Raised by Wolves series alongside her sister,…

The Greater Manchester Congestion Conversation

Greater Manchester’s economy is growing, which means we are attracting more jobs, more people and more traffic. This has caused increased congestion that is estimated to cost the city-region’s economy £1.3bn annually through longer commutes, delayed deliveries and increased business costs. Improving…