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Together announces new director of corporate affairs

Together has appointed Mike Davies as its new director of corporate affairs, as the specialist lender continues to expand its operations in line with long-term growth plans. Mike joins from Instinctif Partners, where he spent over seven years, and was a managing…

Get on your bike and cycle to NHS Confed for charity

Please join us on Tuesday 13 June for a challenging (but fun) start to the conference season! We are realising our long-held ambition of cycling from our Manchester office to Confed, and would love you to join us. We’ll be raising money…

Shoosmiths boosts corporate team with key strategic hire

NATIONAL law firm Shoosmiths has strengthened its Manchester corporate team with the strategic hire of highly experienced and entrepreneurial partner Tim Jackson-Smith. Tim has nearly 25 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer and has been a chief executive, chairman and a non-executive…

Browne Jacobson recruits experienced charities partner

[caption id="attachment_131380" align="alignnone" width="3359"] Picture by Edward MossAll rights reserved.Browne JacobsonNottingham[/caption] Law firm Browne Jacobson has expanded its Charities and not-for-profit team with the appointment of new partner Catherine Rustomji. Catherine, who was previously a Director and Head of Charities & Social…

General Data Protection Regulation – Ask our Expert

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on the 25th of May 2018, is a new set of obligations from the European Parliament for businesses on issues related to the data protection rights of all European Union (EU) residents.…

Participants wanted for research project into Shared Parental Leave

This project, run by researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University, seeks to explore work-based reasons for the low take up of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) in the UK. The researchers hope to spread good practice among employers and provide a practical plan to…

Start-Ups to Scale-Ups

Date: 6-8pm on Thursday, 1st June 2017. Location: Accelerate Places, 101 Princess St, M1 6DD. Start-ups get all the press, but ask many entrepreneurs and they’ll tell you that it’s scaling up that causes businesses most headaches. Join a panel of entrepreneurs,…

Fast growth for health data specialist ViewItUK

A Manchester start-up expects to double its turnover by the end of the year after receiving support from Business Growth Hub, part of Manchester Growth Company. ViewItUK was set up by Prof Michael Donmall and Dr Andrew Jones at the University of…

Counter Context makes high profile political appointment

Counter Context has appointed former deputy leader of Sheffield City Council, Leigh Bramall, a key figure in securing the UK’s largest Chinese investment outside of London. Leigh’s arrival at the communications and public affairs company is an integral part of Counter Context’s…

Double success for Hill Dickinson’s award winning apprentice scheme

International commercial law firm Hill Dickinson is celebrating double success for its apprenticeship programme. The firm was awarded Best School-Leaver/Apprenticeship Initiative at the prestigious HR in Law Awards, held at The Honourable Artillery Company in London on 4 May. The annual awards…