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Ward Hadaway and Weightmans pull out of merger talks

Ward Hadaway and Weightmans have today announced that they have mutually agreed to withdraw from their merger discussions. Both firms could see undoubted benefits of the merger and have a great deal in common around culture and values. Following discussions, however, both…

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Equilibrium Asset Management make raft of hires following office refurbishment

Equilibrium Asset Management has bolstered its headcount just weeks after being named as the fifth best small company to work for by The Sunday Times. Carl Hayes, Laura Stewart, Clare Hamilton, Charlene Love and David West have all been hired as Client…

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Women in Entrepreneurship: She’s the Business

Wednesday 10 May Women in Entrepreneurship: She’s the Business A free event on Wednesday 10 May – will feature interactive workshops and top speakers and is designed for women who would like to start their own businesses or who are in the…

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Legal Specialist joins Search Legal as Divisional Manager

Search Consultancy has appointed Adam Zdravkovic as Divisional Manager for their Legal recruitment team in Manchester. Adam will focus on in-house recruitment for commerce and industry clients, and manage a team of private practice and international legal recruitment specialists. Adam – who…

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Bruntwood awarded £2m to launch new Tech Hub in Leeds

BRUNTWOOD is to open a new technology hub in Leeds this year, delivering a major boost for the fast-growing sector in the city region. The company, the largest regional property developer and operator in the UK, has secured a £2m funding award…

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Browne Jacobson advises Yorkshire Bank on acquisition of galvanizing business

Browne Jacobson has advised Yorkshire Bank on a deal that has seen a 157 year old Shropshire based galvanizing business acquired by Manchester based Ardenton Capital and management. Ardenton Capital, a Canadian private equity firm, has acquired Telford based Corbetts the Galvanizers…

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Mind the Gap! Training Generation Y

Date: 18th May Time: 18:00-9:30 Venue: University of Law Manchester 2 New York Street, M1 4H RSVP: Events-Manchester@law.ac.uk by 15th May 2017   In the first of our “Mind the Gap!” series focussing on generational issues in the workplace, join Vice Provost, Professor…

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Together scoops top industry award for its short-term finance

Thousands of brokers from across the UK have cast their vote – and have chosen Together as ‘Best short-term/bridging lender’ at the Financial Reporter Awards 2017. As well as winning the top accolade for its bridging finance, Together was also highly commended…

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Midshire Marches Forward with Best Sales Month Ever

March 2017 has turned out to be the strongest sales month ever for leading office technology sales and service provider, Midshire®. Celebrating 20 years in business this year, the Stockport-based company has recorded its highest grossing figures ever in one month, reaching…

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North West companies must see R&D focus in election manifestos

Jumpstart UK – the leading R&D tax credit specialist – has urged political leaders across the UK to ensure “a renewed focus and commitment” to R&D in their party election manifestos, following yesterday’s announcement of a snap election for 08 June. Ian…