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Bruntwood launches Made & Managed – a ‘design now, pay later’ approach to design-led, personalised office space

Bruntwood has launched ‘Made & Managed’ enabling companies to benefit from a ‘design now, pay later’ approach to designing and creating bespoke offices. Building on Bruntwood’s experience in offering a wide range of flexible office spaces and inspirational environments, Made & Managed…

CTI Digital Independent Agency after completing Management Buy Out

Advised by Cowgills’ corporate finance team and Brabners LLP, Manchester-based agency, CTI Digital, has completed a Management Buy Out (MBO) from its umbrella company, Paperhat Group. After four months of hard work internal management has self-funded and bought back the 54% share…

Siemens degree programme a resounding success

SIEMENS has declared its new engineering degree with the University of Salford “a fantastic success” after seeing its first personnel graduate. The Degree Programme designed to be offered as a degree apprenticeship in the future, tops up skills for a wide range…

CandidSky wins UserZoom contract

User experience (UX) specialist UserZoom has selected digital agency CandidSky to run its SEO campaign. The organisation, with offices in the UK, Spain, and the USA, is looking forward to reaching new heights following this partnership. International user experience company UserZoom has…

The Growth Company is rated Ofsted Grade 2: Be part of something Good

It’s ‘Good’ tidings already for one of Greater Manchester’s leading training providers as the Growth Company (GC) has lifted its provision from Ofsted ‘Requires Improvement’ to ‘Good’. The achievement has been confirmed in a newly published Ofsted report following an inspection in…

2019 forecasts for Manchester office & investment markets from Dominic Pozzoni at Colliers International

“As a leading global city and with the second largest economy in Great Britain, Manchester is set to continue to grow and see ongoing investment in 2019. “During 2018 the digital and tech sector has grown faster in Manchester than anywhere else…

Manchester forecast to see UK’s strongest employment growth to 2021

Manchester is forecast to remain one of the UK’s strongest performing cities to 2021, with its annual employment growth top of the city league tables and GVA (gross value added) a very close second, a new report from EY has revealed. EY’s…

Apprenticeships at Salford City College and Marks & Spencer team up to provide opportunities to help local people shine

MediaCityUK and the surrounding Salford Quays is fortunate to house some of the biggest and best companies from across the UK, many with global reputations. None are better known than retail giant Marks and Spencer. Founded in 1884 in the North of…

Bruntwood customer expands in incredible fashion

New York subways, an indoor jungle and a space-themed floating boardroom are just some of the amazing sights to behold at Social Chain’s new office expansion. The social media gurus have also incorporated seven new creative studios at their HQ in Manchester,…

6 in 10 children in Greater Manchester do not meet recommended activity levels

• Only 1 in 5 are children are active enough outside of school • Only 40% of children in Greater Manchester do an average of more than 60 minutes of physical activity a day • Four Greater Manchester boroughs are above the…