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New Honorary Consul of Japan in Manchester appointed

Deloitte partner Jo Ahmed has been appointed by the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan as Honorary Consul of Japan in Manchester to further boost the relationship between Manchester and Japan.   Jo Ahmed, who leads Deloitte’s Global Employer Services team…

Research reveals ‘Crowdfunding’ is the UK’s most searched business funding term

New research from accountancy and business advisory firm, Cowgill Holloway, has revealed ‘Crowdfunding’ is the UK’s most frequently searched term on business funding. Cowgill Holloway has produced a league table of the most searched terms, highlighting the popularity of crowdfunding searches amongst…

Bridge GM, GMCA's movement for Careers and Participation, is running the first Greater Manchester Speed Networking event for schools and businesses. We are delighted to invite your business to take part. Quality encounters with employers are vital for the future success of…

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN EDUCATION AND EMPLOYERS

The Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC), Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) are growing the Greater Manchester Enterprise Adviser Network and we need you! The purpose of the Enterprise Adviser Network is to create meaningful and long-lasting connections…

GREATER MANCHESTER MANUFACTURERS INVITED TO PREPARE FOR BREXIT

A series of events will be held across Greater Manchester in the New Year to help manufacturers in the region prepare for Brexit.   The events – titled ‘Preparing Your Manufacturing Business for Brexit’ - will be delivered by the Manufacturing Growth…

Business Predictions 2018

The cloud of uncertainty surrounding the practicalities and implications of our exit from the European Union will undoubtedly be at the forefront of most minds in 2018 as we edge ever closer to 29 March 2019. Up to now the UK economy…

Salford College of Further Education make it to the finish line! Officially opening their Motor Vehicle Workshop

‘It’s been a long journey but we got here eventually,’ said Gary Taylor, Head of Construction and Building Engineering Services, at the official grand opening of the Salford College of Further Education Motor Vehicle Workshop. The college’s motor vehicle studies provision was…

Business boost for Trafford with appointment of new start-up advisor

Greater Manchester’s Business Growth Hub has partnered with Trafford Council to provide more dedicated support for people wanting to start a new business within the borough. Suzanne Bradbury will use her wealth of experience to help new and recently established small businesses…

MANCHESTER E-COMMERCE AGENCY CELEBRATES RAFT OF NEW CLIENT WINS ON SECOND BIRTHDAY

Manchester-based eCommerce and marketplace expert Digitl is celebrating several new client wins, at the start of its second year in business. The agency, which has a team of 14 and expanded into Virginia House in Ancoats earlier this year, has helped marine…

THREE PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AT NORTHERN POWERHOUSE OFFICE NETWORK OF REAL ESTATE ADVISORS COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

Three key staff have been promoted to associate director at the Northern Powerhouse network of offices of real estate advisors Colliers International. Scott Shufflebottom and James Preston were both promoted from senior surveyor in the national offices and national capital markets teams…