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Women leading the way in technology

Sharp Business Systems UK (SBSUK) is thrilled to announce that seven of its leading ladies have been shortlisted at CRN’s inaugural Women in Channel Awards, taking place on the evening of Thursday 18th October. Group Marketing Manager for local office technology provider…

Salford students achieve outstanding results

Staff and students at Pendleton and Eccles Sixth Form Colleges are celebrating outstanding results on advanced level courses. More than 39 subjects boasted a 100% pass rate with exceptional numbers achieving high grades. Head of Pendleton Sixth Form College, Kimberley Cash said:…

EY Manchester Partner takes on national leadership role

Sam Woodward, a Partner at EY’s Manchester office, has been appointed National Markets Leader to the company's Transactions Advisory Services (TAS) business as the firm also continues to grow its transactions and restructuring team in the North West. Sam Woodward has succeeded…

Free Event: Doing Business Internationally and Expanding Overseas

When Thursday 27th Sept 2018 15:30 - 18:00 Stockport Masonic Guildhall, 169 Wellington Road South, Stockport, Cheshire SK1 3UA Agenda 15.30 Registration and refreshments 16.00 Seminar and Q&A 18.00 Join us for drinks and networking Who should attend This session is aimed…

2017 Airbnb bookings in Manchester jump 57% to more than 300,000 stays, a report by Colliers International reveals

The proportion of visitors to Manchester using Airbnb in 2017 jumped to 5.6% as the online platform accounted for more than 304,700 overnight stays, according to the latest data from Colliers International. The commercial property firm found that bookings on Airbnb for…

Shoosmiths advises video game developer Firesprite on exclusive PlayStation VR deal for The Persistence

The Intellectual Property & Creative Industries team at Shoosmiths has advised leading video game development studio Firesprite Ltd on an exclusive license and distribution agreement with global interactive entertainment giant Sony. Headed by partner Laura Harper, Shoosmiths’ IP & Creative Industries experts…

Davis Blank Furniss makes three appointments

Manchester and Glossop law firm Davis Blank Furniss has made three new appointments across the business. The first new starter is Amie Tsang who joins as a senior consultant in the Property team. Before arriving at Davis Blank Furniss, Amie ran her…

Flush it the latest in the pipeline to start smart

An Atherton resident has received support from GC Business Growth Hub’s start-up business support programme to set up his own plumbing firm – Flush It Plumbing. Joe Duncan was made redundant at the age of 51 from his role as an operations…

The Greater Manchester Loan Fund managed by Maven Capital Partners invests £500,000 in a leading supplier of design-led furniture

The Greater Manchester Loan Fund (“GMLF”), managed by Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), has completed its 32nd deal investing £500,000 in Manchester-based LOFT Interiors (“LOFT”), a leading supplier in furniture solutions for the broad residential property sector. Funding will be used to support…

Kuits specialist invited to join LGBT Family Law Institute

A family law expert from Manchester law firm Kuits has been admitted as a member of the UK and Ireland LGBT Family Law Institute. An association of experienced practising family solicitors and barristers from England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the…