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Angel Technology Investment in Manchester

Building a thriving and accessible angel investment ecosystem for Greater Manchester tech The Tech Nation Report 2018, published earlier this year, says that the number one challenge faced by start-ups in Manchester’s tech cluster is access to funding. This is particularly acute in early…

Kuits advises on international healthcare innovation deal

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised the shareholders of Astek Innovations on their sale to Young Innovations, a US-based global supplier of dental equipment. Based in Altrincham, Astek is a leading supplier of cutting-edge dental products, including Pro-Matrix®, Pro-Tip® and inSafe…

Ward Hadaway secures place on One Manchester’s legal panel

Ward Hadaway has secured a place on One Manchester's legal panel after a string of successful social housing wins for the team. The social housing team at the Top 100 law firm, which has offices in Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle, now represents…

TENTH TAKEOVER IN TWO YEARS FOR SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Serial entrepreneur Andy Scott, who has just achieved his tenth corporate takeover in two years with the acquisition of national haulage firm Bison Transport Group, announced today that he has funding in place to purchase six more companies and actively seeks further…

Ward Hadaway staff mark Remembrance Day with knitted and crocheted poppies

Three keen crafters from Ward Hadaway's Real Estate team have created hundreds of poppies to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. Property secretaries Janine Bolan, Jayne Payne and Andree Courage crafted the commemorative creations during their lunch…

Recordbreaking Seashell Trust sportive raises £17,000

A record entry of over 320 riders signed up for this year’s Seashell charity cycling sportive and in the process raised over £17,000 for the charity’s work. Starting from the Seashell Trust campus in Cheadle Hulme, the cyclists from across the North…

New Partner joins Ward Hadaway’s Matrimonial team

The Matrimonial team at Ward Hadaway has been further strengthened with the recruitment of new Partner Charlotte Beck. Charlotte joins Ward Hadaway after developing her legal career in Bolton. She has the wide range of experience expected from practising family law in…

A 195-year-old disabled children’s charity in Stockport is celebrating a decade of being the Seashell Trust.

The former Royal Schools for the Deaf had expanded its original remit to such an extent it need a new name to reflect its 21st century role working with children affected by some of the most complex disabilities in the country. On…

Fieldfisher Manchester complete sale of UK in-building wireless provider to US private equity fund Digital Colony

Fieldfisher Manchester has advised the selling shareholders of established in-building wireless provider Opencell, with Corporate partner Tom Ward heading up the team. Opencell provides multi-operator indoor coverage for a variety of customers, building types and sizes. It currently has over 2,000 live…

Mazars approaches 50 North West hires

International accountancy and advisory firm Mazars has made 49 appointments across its offices in Manchester and Liverpool in less than a year. The rapid growth has been attributed to a significant investment in young talent and a major public services win. The…