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Deloitte revenue grows 5.9 per cent to £3,580m

Eighth consecutive year of revenue growth as 5,000 new people join the firm, including over 1,700 graduates and school-leavers Business advisory firm Deloitte has seen its revenue increase by 5.9 per cent in the year ended 31 May 2018, from £3,380m to…

Venturefest North West 2018 announces Innovation Showcase Competition finalists

Businesses in technology, sustainable events and manufacturing among those in line for prize packages. Twelve businesses have been shortlisted for the prestigious Innovation Showcase Competition at Venturefest North West 2018. Now in its fifth year, the contest was open to small and…

Team GB athlete Laura Weightman to support Ward Hadaway runners in charity relay challenge

Team GB athlete Laura Weightman will join more than 50 runners from Ward Hadaway in a charity relay challenge between the firm's offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations. The 26-year-old British middle-distance runner from Alnwick…

Tasfit in Good Shape to Start Smart

A Wigan resident has received support from GC Business Growth Hub’s start-up business support programme to set up a fitness class company tailored for fellow new mums. Emily Corless from Orrell found after becoming a mum that there were no fitness classes…

Cowgill Holloway Secures £15.6m funding for NJOY Student Living

Manchester-based NJOY Student Living has secured £15.6m of funding though Cowgill Holloway’s property finance advisory team. The deal has enabled NJOY to expand beyond Manchester with the acquisition of a 298-bed student accommodation block at Carr Mills in Leeds for £11.65m NJOY…

Manchester office of Mills & Reeve has appointed Charlotte Lewis

The Manchester office of Mills & Reeve has appointed Charlotte Lewis to spearhead its commercial health offering in the North West. Charlotte, who joined from Hill Dickinson in Manchester, has wide-ranging experience in advising healthcare clients in both the public and private…

Are you ready to Dive In?

The Dive In Festival for Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance will take place from 25th – 27th September, with events in seven locations across Manchester, among many others on the global stage. Dive In is helping insurance and its affiliated industries get…

Shoosmiths Manchester advises on £10.5m international deal for digital payment solutions innovator ClearPay

The corporate team at the Manchester office of leading national law firm Shoosmiths has advised on the strategic acquisition of an innovative digital payments solutions provider based in the North West. The public markets deal, a second in as many months for…

Thermatic’s Academy: Investing in the Future

Thermatic is proud to finally announce the opening of its very own in-house training Academy at Thermatic. The Academy is something we have worked very hard on over the last 6 months and we're exceptionally proud to introduce the concept into the…

Transformation Stories Breakfast Event from Laudale Associates

On Wednesday 12th September Laudale Associates will host the inaugural Transformation Stories Breakfast, where delegates will have the opportunity to hear from Manchester City Council CIO, Bob Brown. Bob will be sharing first-hand insight into driving transformational change and innovation in one…