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TV and Radio commissioners announced for the Salford International Media Festival

The highly successful ‘Meet The Commissioners’ session return for 2015, providing a vital opportunity to book 1-2-1 slots with a range of high profile TV and Radio commissioners and pitch your ideas. All commissioners will be available for bookable 10 minute slots…

Mills & Reeve expands Manchester commercial IP/IT team with three key appointments eight months after launch

The Manchester office of Mills & Reeve has significantly boosted its commercial IP/IT team with three key appointments The team was launched in March and is headed by Paul Knight. Since then, growing demand from clients has led to a number of…

Trailblazer Legal Apprenticeships Roadshow

From September 2016 it will be possible for firms to recruit school leavers on to a Trailblazer legal apprenticeship scheme leading to a qualification as a solicitor, paralegal, or chartered legal executive in addition to the current graduate routes to these roles.…

The Nations & Regions Media Conference

Join high profile media industry professionals for the 22nd Nations and Regions Media Conference in MediaCityUK. Keynote speakers include Director of BBC England, Helen Boaden; Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, Ed Vaizey MP; New York TV producer and video journalist,…

Fieldfisher expands tech expertise to Manchester with two new partners

Fieldfisher has hired two new technology partners in its Manchester office with the appointment of Rob Sheldon and Sam Jardine. Rob Sheldon has joined from DWF, where he was a partner and joint head of Privacy for the Manchester office, while Sam,…

Brabners advises on NWF Group acquisition

Commercial law firm Brabners has advised specialist agricultural and distribution business NWF Group plc on its acquisition of Staffordshire Fuels Limited, a 32 million litre fuel distribution business operating in Staffordshire and the West Midlands. This bolt on acquisition will increase NWF…

Salford City College Announces Outstanding 82% Apprentice Pass Rate

Last week it was announced that those completing Apprenticeship qualifications at Salford City College have achieved an outstanding 82% pass rate. This figure represents the number of students who completed and passed their framework in the 2014/15 academic year, and is over…

ICICI Bank event: 4 November 2015

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is hosting a delegation from ICICI Bank, which is one of the largest private sector banks in India. The event, being held in association with MIDAS, will include a discussion on emerging markets with particular focus on…

Marks & Clerk expands Manchester office

Marks & Clerk, the UK’s largest firm of patent and trade mark attorneys, has strengthened its Manchester office with five new appointments and partner promotion. Dr David Robinson, software patent specialist, has been promoted to partner. He becomes the seventh partner in…

Beever and Struthers promotes Mark Bradley to audit director.

Mark Bradley has been promoted to audit director at accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers. His new role will see Mark focus on the delivery of tailored accountancy services to clients in a wide range of service and manufacturing organisations, educational…