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Appointment: BNY Mellon appoints new head of Manchester site

BNY Mellon, the global investments company, has appointed Matt Wells as Manchester Site Executive, leading the firm’s presence in the city. Pictured: Matt Wells Wells has enjoyed an 18-year career with BNY Mellon, having been one of the first employees based at…

Appointments: Latest movers and shakers in the North West

Preston-based marketing communications consultancy Freshfield has appointed Laura Wild to its PR team. She has joined the organisation as a senior PR executive from daily newspaper the Lancashire Evening Post. During her time at the LEP Wild covered a range of topics…

On the move: Digital agency, TheEword, bolsters team to meet demand

Manchester digital marketing agency, theEword, has signed a series of new appointments across its departments, as it looks to service new and existing client demand. The new arrivals bring the total headcount at the specialist content marketing agency to 45. Among the…

On the move: Latest appointments in the North West

Manchester-based infrastructure provider UKFast has demonstrated its commitment to growth with a fifth significant appointment of the year, hiring vendor marketing specialist Sophie Cornock. Having spent five years at cloud firm ANS, and with established links with top technology partners including Cisco,…

Davis Blank Furniss Announces Dates and Details of its Manchester LPA Week 2015

Davis Blank Furniss will be holding its Manchester 2015 Lasting Powers of Attorney Week from Monday 13th to Friday 17th July at its Deansgate office.   Pictured: Karen Witter - Partner at Davis Blank Furniss A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) enables you to appoint…

HURST lures tax expert back from OZ

Tax expert Paul Brown has returned to the UK from Australia to join accountancy and business advisory firm HURST as a partner. Pictured: Paul Brown Paul, 46, who hails from Wirral, spent more than six years as an executive director at EY…

Major eye opener for professional services firms

Most professional services firms are spending more time and money on marketing activities than ever – for new business, client retention and client development. Concert Networks recently conducted a mystery shopper survey, calling 50 UK based professional services firms and measuring how…

Jefferies Solicitors gets pretty muddy to support charity

A solicitors firm in Altrincham has raised more than £3,500 for charity by running the Pretty Muddy Race for Life. Pictured: The team before The 17-strong team from Jefferies Solicitors raised the substantial sum of money for Cancer Research UK, in memory…

Budget predictions: a revenue-raising Budget with tighter rules on pension tax relief top of the list

Tackling egregious tax avoidance and evasion, together with tax-raising inventiveness, are likely to be high on the Chancellor’s agenda. “The Chancellor won’t miss this opportunity for hefty revenue-raising in the upcoming Budget and the mass affluent will doubtless come off worst,” said…

Capital to Capital – Capital Properties Cycles for Charity

Manchester based property advisors Capital Properties are raising money for children’s charity Brainwave – by getting on their bikes and cycling to Paris. Taking place 17th-19th July 2015, the 3 day ride will see participants cover 270 miles from London to Paris,…