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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SPECIALISTS JOIN FORCES TO TRANSFORM COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR SMEs

A group of leading professional services businesses including law firms Bermans and Moore Blatch; accountants PKF, Haines Watts and Price Bailey; legal expenses expert QBE Insurance; and insurance claims mediation specialist Flaxmans – have come together to launch a ground-breaking commercial dispute…

Motor and liability premiums set to soar after increases to personal injury payouts

The Lord Chancellor has changed the way that compensation for serious injures is calculated meaning that payouts are set to increase significantly. It is estimated that this change will cost insurers £7bn immediately and a further £1.2bn per year thereafter. This change…

Together and Sale Sharks tackle Red Nose Day 2017

Leading specialist lender, Together, teamed up with Sale Sharks as part of its fundraising for Comic Relief, with colleagues challenged to take on the premiership rugby professionals in a passing challenge. All in the name of fun and fundraising, the team’s mascot…

Article 50 will create ‘labour pains’ for R&D

Britain’s departure from the EU will intensify skills shortages and make it harder to carry out research and development in the UK, according to Jumpstart, the leading R&D tax credit specialist. Ian Wolfendale from Jumpstart’s North West team says there will inevitably…

Brexit Breakfast Series: Exporting to the world

Brexit Breakfast Series: Exporting to the world 8am, Friday 31 March 2017, Alliance Manchester Business School East Join our panel of experts to discuss the opportunities for exporting to markets beyond the EU; the risks for continuing trade relationships with European neighbours…

The Grad Fair

The Grad Fair – Thursday 4th May 2017 Armitage Centre, 10.30am – 4.30pm With space for up to 140 exhibitors and over 2000 visitors expected, The Grad Fair is one of the UK’s largest graduate recruitment events. Targeting students who will be…

Virgin Trains Refreshes Onboard Retail Offering

Virgin Trains is celebrating the refreshed retail offering on its east coast route, with a little help from on-board staff Virgin Trains announces more than 25 new products will be available from its on-board Foodbar, located in Standard Class, on the east…

pro-manchester’s PA Committee

Some of Manchester’s business leaders were without their eyes and ears for a short while on Tuesday 14th March as PA’s and Executive Assistants joined together for pro-manchester’s first PA Committee. Chaired by Adele Edgar an Executive Assistant at nationally recognised law…

CYBER SECURITY BREAKFAST SEMINAR

Date: 6th April 2017 RSVP constance.smith@robertwalters.com Tel: 0161 214 7431 Location: Lowry Hotel Robert Walters takes great pleasure in inviting you to our cyber security breakfast seminar on Thursday 6th April 2017.Haroon Malik, NCC Group, will begin the event with a keynote…

MPA Big Debate – ‘Meet your new Mayor’ – 12th April, 5pm

With £900 million on the table, the Greater Manchester Metro Mayor will in theory be wielding phenomenal power and influence in our region... billed as a devolutionary force for good. Education and Skills, Housing & Planning, Transport and Health & Social Care…