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Brabners pledges support to Alder Hey Children’s Charity for 2015

Leading North West law firm Brabners has nominated Alder Hey Children’s Charity as its chosen charity for 2015. The firm will support the life-saving work of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital which cares for families across the UK. Alder Hey Children’s Charity came…

KMP Digitata’s new recruit talks development challenges with launch of new website

KMP Digitata recently launched a new site for luxury furniture manufacturer Neville Johnson [Neville Johnson launch blog] using the Umbraco CMS [link to case studies filtered to Umbraco projects].  As they got close to the launch of the site they identified a particular challenge…

JMW leading the way in legal digital marketing

Manchester based full service law firm, JMW Solicitors LLP, has set the standard in digital marketing within the legal sector, after a report by Online Ventures showed their Twitter account was ranked 8th from all top 300 law firms for overall success,…

Senior Appleyard Lees Attorney to Chair International Panel in New Orleans

Simon Bradbury, the Head of Life Sciences at Appleyard Lees has been invited to speak and chair a panel discussion at a key global conference in February. He will preside over an educational round table on ‘Maximizing Patent Protection and Minimizing Patent…

Otto Simon fired up for expansion after takeover deal

Engineering and project management consultancy Otto Simon Holdings has made its first acquisition with a swoop that could help the company double its £10m turnover. Otto Simon, which is based in Cheadle, Greater Manchester, has completed an asset purchase agreement with KPMG,…

Spinningfields is Bringing Sunshine with Manchester Airport and Qatar Airways.

Capital Life, the unique animation arm of Capital Properties, is helping alleviate the effects of Manchester’s current weather by working in partnership with Journey 9, Manchester Airport and Qatar Airways in Spinningfields. Visit the Balinese hut on Spinningfields Square and spin the…

Just Costs Solicitors appoints new Associate and Costs Advocate

Just Costs Solicitors has appointed commercial litigation specialist Alex Bagnall as an Associate and Costs Advocate. Alex, who is based at the firm’s Manchester head office, joins Just Costs from Lawlords where he was Head of Commercial Litigation Costs.  Before Lawlords, Alex spent…

New appointment for JLL planning team

The Manchester planning and development team at property consultant JLL has appointed Bernadette Woods as a Senior Planner. Bernadette joins the team from Indigo Planning and has over six years’ experience managing appraisals, development plan representations, applications and appeals for strategic residential,…

Manchester based IT cloud services company, IT Farm, celebrates 10 year anniversary in 2015

2015 promises to be a landmark year for local IT cloud services company, IT Farm. The company was founded in 2005 by former enterprise IT professionals James Huntington and Danny Walker with a remit to introduce corporate-grade IT processes, disciplines and methodologies…

North West corporates inject over £2bn overseas

North West corporates injected more than £2bn into overseas businesses in 2014 and the volume of deals increased by 15 per cent, according to research from Deloitte. The business advisory firm’s North West Cross Border Deals Radar revealed that there were 39…