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UK company formations on the rise

Confidence in the economy is growing as merger and acquisition activity and new company formations surge, according to figures released by a leading Manchester corporate adviser. Oakwood Corporate Services, based in Altrincham, has seen the number of new company formations on which…

Mapping out Greater Manchester’s development potential

Architects, planning officers, and residential developers now have access to an important new tool thanks to the launch of Greater Manchester’s interactive ‘open data’ map.    The free online service provides a comprehensive overview of Greater Manchester’s infrastructure by using open data…

Exclusive: Search Consultancy offering special reduced rate for Charity tournament

Sponsored by multi-sector recruitment specialist, Search Consultancy, and computer network infrastructure specialist, CNI Solutions, the second outing of Football in the City will see 12 companies from across the North West compete in the quarterly tournament. Kicking off at 3pm, businesses are…

Why Good Communication Will Win You New Business

The most valuable asset of any law firm is its client base. It needs to be protected. But it also needs developing, building and refining. We can do this by selling additional services to our current clients and also by managing our…

Virgin Trains brings Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway on board for uniform redesign

Virgin Trains brings Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway on board for uniform redesign Virgin Trains has brought on board iconic British designers, HemingwayDesign - led by Wayne Hemingway MBE and Gerardine Hemingway MBE and their multi-disciplinary team of young designers - to revamp…

Share business tips to win with Eventbrite

Leading ticketing platform provider, Eventbrite, has invited Manchester businesses to share their number one business tips, as part of a new social media campaign. The #BriteTipsMCR campaign is asking people in the city to share their top piece of advice to small…

It’s Never Too Late To Learn!

As the 24th Adult Learners’ Week gets underway, people who feel that it’s too late for them to learn new skills are being urged to think again. Adult Learners’ Week runs from 13 to 19 June, and is a national celebration of…

Midshire achieves ISO 27001

Industry leading, office technology sales and service provider Midshire Business Systems is pleased to announce that is has been awarded yet another internationally recognised standard ISO/IEC 27001:2013 for its ISMS Information Security Management System. This has been certified by the accredited British…

Sports Professionals’ Testimonials Rule Changes From 2016

During 2014 HMRC announced that it plans to overhaul the way in which testimonials for sports professionals are taxed.   It has long been the case that properly organised testimonials are not subject to income tax for the sports professional in question.  This…

OUTGOING Client Win for KMP Digitata

A major rebrand shake-up is well under way for leading student tour operator Outgoing after recently appointing digital agency KMP Digitata to restyle both their online and offline presence. The Stockport-based agency will rebrand the student travel company which takes over 95,000…