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Business community comes together to raise £800 at Ward Hadaway charity BBQ

The sun shone and sausages sizzled at Ward Hadaway's recent fundraising BBQ in aid of The Booth Centre in Manchester. Around 70 members of Manchester's business community enjoyed a good meal for a great cause and raised hundreds of pounds in the…

TeacherActive poised for growth after MBO

TeacherActive, a leading supplier of teachers, education support staff, and nursery nurses, is poised for expansion after undergoing a management buyout (MBO). Founded in 2004, Birmingham-headquartered TeacherActive provides outsourced staffing solutions to more than 3,000 primary, secondary and special education needs (SEN)…

CandidSky expands with two new specialists

CandidSky, a digital agency based in Manchester, continues to grow with the addition of two new team members - Josh Boot and Ben Young. [gallery columns="2" ids="175173,175174"] Josh Boot joins CandidSky from McCann Manchester where he spent two years working for such…

Be one of the first to see the new Rolls Royce Cullinan

Next week, Manchester Central is hosting the launch of The Rolls Royce Cullinan, the ultra-luxury SUV produced by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, and would like to invite all Pro-Manchester members to the event. There’s no need to pre-register, just turn up to the…

Growth Hub gears up for “buzzness” with Bee in the City public art trail

GC Business Growth Hub is using its involvement in the Bee in the City public art project to champion local firms who produce a range of bee-themed products. Bee in the City is a spectacular public art trail taking place across Manchester…

Insights People picks up Best B2B Project title at Big Chip Awards

The UK’s most comprehensive and dynamic market intelligence specialist, the Insights People, has picked up a prestigious award for digital innovation for its groundbreaking Kids Insights data portal. The innovative service, which uses the in-house developed “AQuA” (All Questions Answered) technology to…

Can you help keep our children Fit and Fed this summer?

Child poverty is increasing all across the UK, with 1 in 3 young people now in serious danger of malnutrition. As most of us are preparing for the summer holidays, looking at summer camps and childcare for the summer months or booking…

UK still Europe’s top location for financial services investment, but projects have declined due to Brexit uncertainty

The UK continues to be Europe’s most attractive location for international investment into financial services, however, it is losing ground to other EU destinations. The UK registered 78 financial services foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in 2017, down from the record 106…

Countdown Begins For Venturefest’s Innovation Showcase Entries

Deadline for North West companies to enter the region’s highest profile business competition is July 31st “Winning Innovation Showcase was undoubtedly a turning point” - Nothing But Epic’s MD Mike Anderson Venturefest, the North West’s biggest annual innovation conference and exhibition, comes…

Entrepreneurship Competition & The launch of GBP 30 million China UK Enterprise Investment Fund

Time & Date: 2.00 – 5.00pm, Monday, 16th July 2018 Venue: Cocoon Networks, 4 Christopher St. London, EC2A 2BS Organisers: China Innovation and Development Association UK; Ying De Group Support organisations: North East Innovation Observatory, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, Satellite Application Catapult,…