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Degree Apprenticeships: how to ‘grow your own’ talent

Manchester Metropolitan University is inviting North West employers to find out how they can 'grow their own' talent via funded degree apprenticeships. A free lunchtime seminar (12-2pm) at Manchester Met's business school on Tuesday 30 January will explore the opportunities to access…

Squire Patton Boggs Moves to No. 1 Spinningfields in Manchester

This week, global law firm Squire Patton Boggs has moved into new premises at No. 1 Spinningfields in Manchester. The firm, with a proud history of over 25 years in the North West, now occupies 27,500 square foot of office space over…

The year of personal leadership

At the beginning of each year, do you set goals and achieve them, or watch big ideas fall by the wayside? In our first blog of the new year, Aidan Kearney explores how to take a fresh look at your aspirations for 2018 New Year, new…

Ageing better?

By 2024 more than one in four of us will be over 60. Our longer lives are one of society’s greatest achievements, representing a huge opportunity. But changes are needed so more people can enjoy good health, are socially and professionally connected…

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls takes top spot in Together’s enterprise competition

Two pupils from Altrincham Grammar School for Girls have scooped the winning prize in an enterprise competition run by specialist finance provider Together, walking away with £2500 for their school and an iPad each. Shu Fei Chen and Zara Akhtar are studying…

No.1 growth plan for Browne Jacobson

Browne Jacobson is targeting an ambitious growth plan as it relocates its Manchester office to No.1 Spinningfields. The top 50 UK law firm moved its Manchester team of 48 lawyers, HR professionals and support staff from its former base at 3 Piccadilly…

Randall & Aubin x Copper Dog present… Exclusive Burns Night Supper

Get ready for a hearty dose of merry-making and feasting ‘til the wee hours – Randall & Aubin have teamed up with Copper Dog whisky to bring you a Burns Night Supper that’s guaranteed to add some excitement to those dull January…

npower moves to the cloud with 4net, BT AND Avaya

4net Technologies, a leading business communications supplier, has combined with BT and Avaya to provide the UK energy company npower with an innovative cloud-based contact centre solution. 4net Technologies has signed a multi-million pound contract with npower’s parent company innogy, to provide…

Brabners scores new deal with Scottish Professional Football League

North West-based commercial law firm Brabners has been appointed to the Scottish Professional Football League’s (SPFL) new panel of external legal advisers. The SPFL was founded in 2013 following a merger between the Scottish Premier League and the Scottish Football League. It…

More hires revealed at Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites ‘double decker’ hotel in Manchester

Four new recruits have joined Manchester’s first dual-branded hotel as its opening date edges closer. Christian Bendixen, Martin Sromek, Nathaniel Farrell and Paul Davies are all now on the payroll at the 19-storey Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites which will open to…