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Venturefest 2017 Mixes Manchester Spirit and International Flavour

Host Professor Vikas Shah joined by speakers Andy Burnham and Lasse Sørensen in promoting the North West’s place in the business world Innovation Showcase winners Mello and Beatstream Media each scoop more than £20,000 of business support to drive further growth. Over…

Rising online searches show UK businesses are still in the dark on looming data protection changes

Increasing online searches around the looming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) has revealed an alarming gap in knowledge around the new requirements, according to law firm HRC Law. The sharp surge over the past three months indicates an increasing desire to learn…

SPECTACULAR SEASHELL TRUST SPORTIVE RUNS FOR THIRD YEAR

Entries are open to the Seashell Trust Sportive, one of the most popular and picturesque multi-ability charity bike events on the calendar – and voted one of the UK’s top sportives for women by British Cycling’s Breeze initiative. From recreational cyclists to…

Etihad Stadium Open Afternoon/Christmas showcase – 28th September

Please see details below for the event, for any queries please visit the website here

Squire Patton Boggs Boosts Corporate Practice With Partner Appointment

Squire Patton Boggs has announced the appointment of partner James Fitzgibbon, who has joined the firm from PwC in Manchester. With over 10 years’ corporate finance experience, James focuses primarily on private equity, private company M&A, joint venture work and corporate structuring,…

pro-manchester Economics Conference agenda announced

pro-manchester are delighted to announce the full agenda for the Economics Conference 2017. It is a line up not to be missed. With influential guest speakers from across the region, the day will bring to light to questions about the economy and…

Building a Salford future for young people

Eleven young people have found jobs and apprenticeships in the fast moving construction world, thanks to a unique Salford partnership. They’re the first recruits to ‘graduate’ from Build Salford, a 16-week training programme which aims to help local people reap the benefits…

Seashell Trust appeals to cyclists to ride to the help of its disabled students

Calling all cycling fans: Do you self-identify as a MAMIL? Is there no such thing too narrow wheels? Are you more more a roadie than an MTB kind of person? Then you will definitely be putting on the padded shorts and hitting…

Business growth programme for leaders, owners and managers of low carbon sector companies

These classes are for you if your company provides products or services in any of the  following areas: energy efficiency, renewable and low carbon energy, waste management treatment and recycling, water management, low carbon finance, low emission vehicles and infrastructure, environmental monitoring…

Customer Experience at Every Touchpoint

Jeremy Midmer, Partner at Rider Levett Bucknall, an independent construction, property and management consultancy gives us his thoughts on what forward thinking innovators are doing to provide the ultimate customer experience. ‘How can we give our customers more?’ This is continuous question…