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DWF named one of the most active advisers in UK and Ireland M&A market

In an independent report by Experian, national legal business DWF has been ranked the second most active legal adviser in the UK and Ireland M&A market in the first quarter of the year. Following the completion of 21 deals, the firm’s 60-strong…

UCO celebrates its tenth anniversary with ten new courses

University Campus Oldham (UCO) celebrates its tenth anniversary by offering new bespoke courses validated by Teesside University, significantly expanding on the Higher Education offer in Oldham. Starting this September, this exciting new collaboration will establish a portfolio of unique courses that have…

Brabners sponsors TEAM Member of the year award

Brabners has sponsored the TEAM Member of the year award at the TEAM National Networking Conference for the second year running. TEAM is the largest network of independent recruiters in the UK with currently over 500 locations. Brabners has a well-established relationship…

HURST brand undergoes redesign

Accountants and business advisers HURST today unveiled a refresh of its brand with a new logo and strapline and a new-look website. The firm has replaced its former straplines ‘The Edge’ and ‘Give your business an unfair advantage’ with the single tag…

JLL wins appeal for Wigan metal recycling facility

Decision marks third successful appeal for European Metal Recycling Group in 14 months The planning and development team at property consultant JLL has secured planning permission on appeal for a metal recycling facility in Ince, Wigan on behalf of European Metal Recycling…

Manchester’s Finest Business Brains Celebrate Hello Work’s First Birthday

Shindigger's George Grant, Wakelet's Jamil Khalil, OBI Property Ltd's Will Lewis and Applied Futurist, Tom Cheesewright to share insights at Open House hello Work, one of the UK’s first dedicated workplace platforms for start-ups, entrepreneurs and forward-thinking companies, is celebrating its First…

Pannone Corporate named among UK’s top 20 dealmakers in its first year

Manchester law firm Pannone Corporate has been named as one of the UK’s most active corporate advisers in the first quarter of 2015. The firm, which was launched in February 2014, features in Experian’s top 20 UK legal adviser league table for…

Manchester Business School partners with Whalley Range and Levenshulme High Schools to boost student success

Manchester Business School (MBS) has partnered with Whalley Range and Levenshulme High Schools to boost pupils’ employability and support their development by giving them an early insight into the world of business. The three-year partnership, through Business in the Community, will see…

Forever Manchester Women launch event coming April 22nd

Forever Manchester Women is our brand new event celebrating the lovely women across Greater Manchester. Held at Great John Street Hotel on 22nd April from 5.30pm-8.00pm, the event will bring women in business across Greater Manchester together. Jean Mills, our Head of Business…

‘Devo Manc’ gives grant boost to companies recruiting apprentices

From 1 April 2015, Greater Manchester businesses will be entitled to more than £3,000 in additional skills funding, as part of the region’s landmark devolution agreement. Under the deal, organisations taking on an apprentice for the first time will be eligible for…