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Enhance UK productivity by investing in people, physical assets and knowledge and innovation, says leading bank economist

Stephen Boyle, Chief Economist for The Royal Bank of Scotland, told Liverpool and Manchester business audiences that the UK should look to close the productivity gap by investing in people, physical assets and knowledge and innovation. He was speaking at a free…

Salford Students Reach National Final of BASE Business Competition

Earlier this month a team of business-savvy AAT Accounting students from Salford City College’s FutureSkills beat off competition from seven other local teams to win the North Manchester heat of the National Business and Accounting competition, BASE. The competition was run by…

Anna Swaps Real Business for Monkey Business

Animal-loving accountant Anna Godwin swapped real business for monkey business when she spent a month volunteering at a wildlife sanctuary in Borneo. Anna took advantage of a bonus holiday from Stockport firm HURST to care for orang-utans and other primates, sun bears…

UHY Hacker Young represent Vertu Motors in Who’s Ace Acquisition

Vertu Motors PLC are pleased to announce the purchase of online parts retailer Who’s Ace Holdings LTD (AceParts) for £2.2 million, in a deal advised by UHY Automotive Partner, Paul Daly who represented Vertu. The deal will accelerate Vertu’s expansion in to…

Manchester students shine in art competition

More than £7000 has been awarded to schools and pupils across the region who were winners in the ArtTastic competition run by specialist finance provider, Together. The competition was set up by graduate trainees at the finance firm, and saw students from…

Eden Motor Group Announce Acquisition of Wokingham Motors

Eden Motor Group are pleased to announce the acquisition of Wokingham Motors Limited for an undisclosed sum, in a deal managed by UHY Hacker Young’s Automotive Partner, David Kendrick who represented Wokingham Motors Limited. Eden Motor Group, a Top 100 dealer group…

No laughing matter: JMW’s £20k fundraiser ensures charity’s North West project fully funded for a year

Leading Manchester law firm JMW Solicitors LLP have raised just over £20,000 for the Child Brain Injury Trust, fully funding its work in the North West for a year. The money, which JMW raised through the staging of a black tie comedy…

ENER-G wins top energy industry award for export

Salford-based green energy specialist ENER-G has won a prestigious industry award for its achievements at a leading American university. ENER-G's energy services project at Saint Peter's University, New Jersey, has won The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) International Award, which recognises outstanding…

Apprentices Can Be Key To Tackling Skill Shortage

A new business survey has revealed that almost a third of small businesses feel that their workforce doesn’t have the skills that their business needs. And over half don’t believe that they will be able to find suitable recruits to address the…

Stroke survivors celebrate life after stroke with 35 foot high aerial assault course

Stroke survivors and carers from across Manchester have taken on a 35 foot high aerial assault course to support the Stroke Association. On Friday 30 October, the group completed Challenge 4 Change, an assault course equipped to accommodate participants with disabilities. The…