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Business Discovery Day 16 May

What can your local university do for you? CONNECT, RESEARCH, TALENT, KNOWLEDGE. Our Discovery Day provides a great opportunity for Manchester businesses to come along and see inside the university doors. You will be networking with experts in their fields and you…

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Diversity at the Top: Women in Business

Diversity at the Top: Women in Business | Alliance Manchester Business school - News Diversity at the Top: Women in Business Thursday 27 April, The University of Manchester The business case for gender diversity in senior and executive positions is compelling. Studies…

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The BP Annual Lecture: The future of global energy markets

The BP Annual Lecture: The future of global energy markets | Alliance Manchester Business school - News Monday 24 April, 5.45pm-8.00pm, Alliance Manchester Business School Few industries can claim to have a distinct and direct effect on every person and in every…

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THE APPRENTICESHIP LEVY – HOW WILL IT AFFECT YOUR BUSINESS?

This week, the Government’s long awaited Apprenticeship Levy came into force. Under the new arrangements, any business with a pay bill of more than £3m a year will have to pay 0.5% of their payroll costs towards the levy. That includes the…

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The Salvation Army appoints Weber Shandwick Manchester

Renowned, worldwide Christian church and charity The Salvation Army has appointed the Manchester arm of Weber Shandwick, the world’s leading global communications and engagement firm to work on an exciting new project. The agency was selected following a competitive process which saw…

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COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL LETS STRATEGIC PLOT AND UNIT IN MANCHESTER AND CHESHIRE DEALS

The industrial and logistics division of the Manchester office of real estate advisors Colliers International has completed two significant deals in Manchester and Chester. On behalf of landlord HIMOR, Colliers’ let a 2.5-acre plot of hard standing at Isherwood Park, Carrington Estate,…

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Dan Pope is first apprentice at accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers to be named Apprentice of the Year 2016 at national awards ceremony

Dan Pope, tax assistant with accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers, has been named Apprentice of the Year 2016 by The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT). The 22-year-old received the award from ATT president, Ralph Pettengel at a ceremony at Westminster…

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JMW’S Fashion and Fundraising Lunch Event

DATE: 5TH MAY TIME: 12 NOON DRINKS RECEPTION FOR A 1PM LUNCH LOCATION: THE LOWRY HOTEL, 50 DEARMANS PL, CHAPEL WHARF, SALFORD, MANCHESTER M3 5LH DRESS CODE: FASHIONABLE BUSINESS ATTIRE CHARITY PARTNERS: THE CHILD BRAIN INJURY TRUST, HEADWAY PRESTON AND CHORLEY JMW…

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How Virtual Reality technology is changing how we think

  Author- Michael Taylor  Five years ago I spent a working week in San Francisco and Silicon Valley with a merry band of entrepreneurs and business owners from the UK. We learned a great deal about business, enterprise cultures, the interplay between capital…

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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…