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Law firms are failing to market themselves online, warns I-COM and ETSOS at sell-out event

  Digital marketing agency I-COM and conveyancing technology specialist ETSOS warn that law firms are not doing enough to compete in an increasingly crowded online environment, resulting in crucial business leads being missed. Speaking at a sold out legal seminar, hosted by…

Adary Joiners Named Small Employer of the Year at National Apprentice Awards

A local construction company has been announced as the ‘Small Employer of the Year’ at this year’s National Apprentice Awards. Oldham-based Adary Joiners has been recognised for their dedication in growing their own talent with Apprenticeships, which they deliver in partnership with…

Wellbeing at Work

Date: 11 Feb 2016, 14:00 - 17:00 Organiser: Place North West Location: The Chill Factore, Trafford Way, Trafford Quays Leisure Village, Manchester M41 7JA Email: kirsty.butcher@placenorthwest.co.uk The latest trends in workplace design, the office refurbishment market, employee engagement and work technology will…

Legal Services Apprenticeships at MMU Information evening for employers Tuesday 23rd February (5-7pm)

We are hosting a Legal Services Apprenticeships information evening for employers on Tuesday 23rd February (5-7pm) at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School (North Atrium). If you already have legal apprentices in your firm and are interested in the latest developments, or if…

Activity centre Challenge 4 Change has become an official partner of a University of Manchester summer school for students from around the world.

The indoor teambuilding venue at Trafford Park will host participants in the first week of the United in Manchester programme, which will run from July 4 to August 4 this year. They will spend a day at Challenge 4 Change undertaking activities…

UK companies and institutions remain vulnerable to cyber attacks despite CEOs ranking cyber as a top threat to business

PwC's Cyber Security practice has warned that UK companies and institutions remain vulnerable to cyber attacks despite many CEOs now ranking cyber as one of the top threats to their business. PwC cyber security partner Richard Horne was commenting on the firm's…

Manchester office of Smith & Williamson leads the successful restructuring of another charity

Administrator Matthew Dunham of Smith & Williamson has successfully sold a significant proportion of the business and assets of the Institute for Sustainability (‘IFS’) to the Building Research Establishment Ltd (‘BRE’), shortly after appointment. Both the IFS and the BRE are not-for-profit…

Hat trick of growth for Greater Manchester hotel industry

Annual hotel occupancy data for the 2015 calendar year – supplied by STR Global Ltd and released today by Marketing Manchester – shows that Greater Manchester hotels have once again achieved the highest level of occupancy since records began. Both Manchester city…

Greater Manchester businesses get together to debate Apprenticeship levy

Charlotte Bown, Head of Policy, Apprenticeship Project Team at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills joined private and public sector organisations from across Greater Manchester to debate the government’s new Apprenticeship levy at an event at The Manchester College. The Manchester…

Pomegranate Consulting MD becomes latest TiE UK North Board member

The entrepreneur network, based in Manchester, has named Pomegranate Consulting’s managing director, Ansar Mahmood FCA, as it’s latest board member. Mahmood, a mentor for the North West chapter of TiE UK, will be presented to the board at their next meeting in…