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When reality becomes virtual

AR / VR is the acronym of the moment in the tech sector – as virtual and augmented reality start to move beyond the gaming sector. pro-manchester’s round table explored the future and why it matters The headsets are coming: virtual and…

PROBATE RISE UNLAWFUL SAYS PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE

The Government’s planned changes to probate fees were hailed as unlawful by a parliamentary panel of experts yesterday. The changes, due to come into effect in May 2017, would affect all individuals inheriting an estate worth more than £50,000. Those inheriting estates…

Barclays Charity 5s football tournaments

Manchester – Thursday 15 June 2017, 14:00 to 19:00 Lucozade Powerleague, Trafford Soccer Dome, Trafford Way, Manchester M17 8DD Liverpool – Thursday 29 June 2017, 14:00 to 19:00 Goals Liverpool South, 110 Evans Road, Speke Boulevard, Liverpool L24 9PQ We are delighted…

Award-winning pizzeria Enzo to open in Manchester city centre

Independent Italian restaurant Enzo based in Nantwich, Cheshire, is opening a second site at Bruntwood’s Lowry House in Manchester city centre. The original Enzo site in Cheshire was a finalist in last year’s Italian Awards in the Best Pizza category in the…

The Manchester PA Network and Cloud 23 raise vital funds for The Christie charity

In December 2016, The Manchester PA Network pledged to raise £100,000 for The Christie, whom it has supported since its launch in 2011, and one that is very close to the hearts of its co-founders, Amanda Hargreaves and Melanie Sheehy. Since they…

University of Salford responds to Government’s Industrial Strategy

The University of Salford set out how it is responding to the Government’s Industrial Strategy at the House of Lords on April 3. Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled plans for the new strategy earlier in the year, with a plan which included…

One Night! One chance to make a difference!

Local charity, MASH, is seeking CEO’s & senior executives to join the fight against homelessness and poverty by joining the prestigious charity event CEO Sleepout 2017. At last year’s event, at Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Club, over 100 executives joined The Bishop…

Together announces sponsorship of Sale Sharks

Specialist lender Together has announced its partnership with premiership rugby team Sale Sharks for next season, in a two-year deal that will run until June 2019. Based in Cheadle, South Manchester, Together offers a wide range of finance including residential, commercial and…

Ward Hadaway to advise on expanded tech sector visa scheme

LAW firm Ward Hadaway is continuing to play its part in helping to bring some of the world's most talented tech sector people to companies across the North of England. The Top 100 UK law firm, which has offices in Manchester, Leeds…

One day creative industries festival to launch at Old Granada Studios

A one day festival at Old Granada Studios will bring together some of the most creative, innovative and disruptive makers, thinkers and entrepreneurs together for the launch of ECUK, complete with Reform Radio DJs, food, craft beer, cocktails and entertainment. Food and…