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Growth Hub gears up for “buzzness” with Bee in the City public art trail

GC Business Growth Hub is using its involvement in the Bee in the City public art project to champion local firms who produce a range of bee-themed products. Bee in the City is a spectacular public art trail taking place across Manchester…

Insights People picks up Best B2B Project title at Big Chip Awards

The UK’s most comprehensive and dynamic market intelligence specialist, the Insights People, has picked up a prestigious award for digital innovation for its groundbreaking Kids Insights data portal. The innovative service, which uses the in-house developed “AQuA” (All Questions Answered) technology to…

Can you help keep our children Fit and Fed this summer?

Child poverty is increasing all across the UK, with 1 in 3 young people now in serious danger of malnutrition. As most of us are preparing for the summer holidays, looking at summer camps and childcare for the summer months or booking…

UK still Europe’s top location for financial services investment, but projects have declined due to Brexit uncertainty

The UK continues to be Europe’s most attractive location for international investment into financial services, however, it is losing ground to other EU destinations. The UK registered 78 financial services foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in 2017, down from the record 106…

Countdown Begins For Venturefest’s Innovation Showcase Entries

Deadline for North West companies to enter the region’s highest profile business competition is July 31st “Winning Innovation Showcase was undoubtedly a turning point” - Nothing But Epic’s MD Mike Anderson Venturefest, the North West’s biggest annual innovation conference and exhibition, comes…

Entrepreneurship Competition & The launch of GBP 30 million China UK Enterprise Investment Fund

Time & Date: 2.00 – 5.00pm, Monday, 16th July 2018 Venue: Cocoon Networks, 4 Christopher St. London, EC2A 2BS Organisers: China Innovation and Development Association UK; Ying De Group Support organisations: North East Innovation Observatory, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, Satellite Application Catapult,…

Full steam ahead for Ward Hadaway’s 30th anniversary

It was full steam ahead with the first of Ward Hadaway's special events to mark its milestone 30th anniversary. The Discovery Museum in Newcastle was a hive of activity on Thursday, July 5th as celebrations got under way set against the backdrop…

NPIF – Maven Equity Finance invests £1m in tech platform MirrorWeb

Funding will deliver next phase of growth and enable MirrorWeb to enter new markets creating 12 new jobs in the Manchester area. NPIF - Maven Equity Finance (“the Fund”), part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, managed by Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”),…

Power of the Returner

Following the launch of Tech Returners the next phase "Your Journey into tech", we will be hosting a event discussing the "Power of the Returner". We will have a series of speakers talking about their personal stories of being a returner and…

Equity Housing puts learning at Seashell Trust’s disabled students’ fingertips

Cheadle property business Equity Housing has donated a £5,000 multi-media smart table to help profoundly disabled students learn and play at Seashell Trust. It will be an invaluable touchscreen tool for the charity’s assistive technologist Sarah Keddy to use with the young…