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Davis Blank Furniss grows Family team

Law firm Davis Blank Furniss has appointed Brigid O’Malley as a solicitor in its Family team. Brigid will be based at the firm’s headquarters in Manchester but will also handle cases out of its Glossop office. Her new role will see her…

Shoosmiths Manchester advises Sand In Your Eye artists on national project to sculpt Danny Boyle’s First World War art installation

The Manchester office of national law firm Shoosmiths has advised pre-eminent sand artists, Sand In Your Eye, on a deal to sculpt a poignant tribute for Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle’s national event which marked 100 years since the end of the First…

Cowgills grows Manchester offer with new appointments

Cowgills has appointed James Kennedy as a Corporate Finance assistant director to further expand its business in Manchester. James (29), who joins from Clearwater International, will operate from the firm’s Spinningfields office at the XYZ building. Cowgills are continuing with the expansion…

INFINITY APPOINTED TO MANAGE NEW COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INVESTMENT FUND

Manchester-based Infinity has been appointed to manage a new commercial property investment fund aimed at high net worth individuals and professional investors. The fund has been launched by Blue Marble Asset Management, the Birmingham-based property investment and asset management business. The Blue…

Grant Thornton unveils 2018 Faces of a Vibrant Economy

Campaign highlights leaders who inspire by example and show how better business can be done. As part of Grant Thornton’s commitment to shaping a vibrant economy in the UK, each year the firm identifies and brings together 100 progressive leaders across private,…

AMBER ROAD TRAVEL PARTNER WITH RAILGUARD, WINNER OF GTMC’S INNOVATION AWARD

Amber Road, the world’s first travel partnership company are today delighted to announce our partnership with Railguard, winner of GTMC’s innovation award. Due to continuing changes in legislation by the Department for Transport Railguard allows travellers to claim compensation on all UK…

Kuits reaches record high in Legal 500 rankings

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has obtained its best-ever results in The Legal 500 UK, a research publication that analyses and ranks the abilities of law firms across the country. Kuits achieved some exceptional accolades, including being recognised as a top-tier advisor…

BDO’s Manufacturing Optimism Index falls to its lowest level since June 2017

UK business output weakened in October as confidence fell for a third consecutive month, according to the latest Business Trends Report by accountants and business advisors BDO LLP.  The manufacturing sector was the worst hit by this malaise, with confidence plummeting to…

Amber Road Manchester Hub Launch

Come and see what the future of business travel is shaping up to be… Hear about the impact of Brexit, talent retention through travel and meet the team delivering exceptional experiences to our customers. Drinks and Canapes supplied Don’t forget your business…

MIDSHIRE HOSTS RED BREAKFAST FOR HEART FOUNDATION

On Friday 9th November, national managed print service provider Midshire® hosted a ‘Red Breakfast’ club at its Stockport office, raising over £130 for the British Heart Foundation. Attended by 26 hungry employees, each member of staff paid £5 to have their pick…