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Great Manchester Run – Manchester 10k

Sunday 22nd May 2016 Europe’s biggest 10k running event, the Morrisons Great Manchester Run 2016 is taking place Sunday 22nd May 2016. Forever Manchester has once again secured charity places for you to take advantage of for just £25 (£38 per person…

Forever Manchester Abseil

Friday 18th March @ Emirates Old Trafford Time slots available between 12pm-7pm Forever Manchester’s Annual Charity Abseil is taking place on Friday 18th March at Emirates Old Trafford in partnership with the Lancashire County Cricket Club Foundation. They are looking for over…

Bruntwood and Select submit joint venture plans for over 500 riverside apartments

Bruntwood and Select Property Group (Select) have today announced their second joint venture in Manchester after going into planning for two ‘Build-to-Rent’ buildings comprising of 506 residential apartments in a prime city centre location next to the Lowry Hotel on the banks…

Greater Manchester wins three international investment awards

Greater Manchester’s reputation as a leading European business location has been recognised in the Financial Times fDi magazine’s renowned European Cities of the Future 2016/2017 report, and the region has been awarded first place in three categories. Greater Manchester’s FDI strategy was…

Craig Bennett, Friends of the Earth CEO at Alliance Manchester Business School 11 February 2016

What might a concept of real progress look like that considers the long-term physical, sociological and emotional needs of humanity? Such was the starting point for a thought-provoking hour of debate as Craig Bennett, Friends of the Earth CEO, delivered the annual…

Kuits’ employment law team launches HR Breakfast Club

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has launched its HR Breakfast Club – quarterly breakfast seminars aimed at HR professionals, business owners and anyone responsible for on-the-ground management looking to stay up-to-date on all the latest in employment law and best practice. Delivered…

UHY Hacker Young team up with Fast Forward Growth to give local businesses a boost

Manchester based accountants, UHY Hacker Young have teamed up with Fast Forward Growth to launch The Big Idea 2016 – an initiative to support ambitious North West organisations and individuals towards future growth, providing them with access to a community of excellence…

Midshire Certified as a Microsoft Education Partner

Full-service office technology and IT solutions provider Midshire is delighted to reaffirm its partner status with Microsoft, through its Authorized Education Partner (AEP) programme. The AEP program is designed to train resellers like Midshire, on Microsoft’s Academic licensing, authorising them to purchase…

Work permit exemption approved for ICT and e-Business staff

Tynwald has approved the Department of Economic Development’s proposal to exempt certain workers employed in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and e-Business roles from the requirement for work permits. The changes will come into operation on Tuesday 1st March. E-Business, which includes…

University Chancellor to consider the importance of the emerging ‘Northern legal powerhouse’

University of Bolton Chancellor and one of the UK’s leading judges, Sir Ernest Ryder, will give students an insight into the future platforms for access to justice when he speaks at the University next month. Professor The Right Honourable Sir Ernest Ryder,…