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Kuits advises on opening of new arts hub HOME

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised on the opening of new cinema, theatre and art centre HOME. Head of Licensing at Kuits, Anthony Lyons, led the team advising on the grant of the Premises Licence for the new site. HOME was…

New Clients Flocking to Exact Abacus Fulfilment

Lancashire-based ecommerce services provider Exact Abacus has kicked off the year with six new clients signing up for stock management, order fulfilment and IT services: Skin Matrix, the sole UK distributor of Phasilab’s Cosmeceutical skin care range Bowhurst, who manufacture bags and…

Matchmaking venture connects professionals with good causes

A matchmaking scheme which enables people to help hard-pressed charities by volunteering their professional skills is being piloted in Greater Manchester. Resonate-Connect is a pioneering website which matches the specific skills of employees across the region with good causes for short-term, pro…

Weightmans’ First Women Only Promotions

Top 45 National law firm Weightmans LLP, with office headquarters in Liverpool, has welcomed four women to its partnership, in its 2015 promotions to date. Weightmans has utilised their ABS Licence for a subsequent year to promote Sam Airey, HR Director to…

Soccerex to transform Old Granada Studios into an Urban Football Festival

One of Manchester’s most iconic venues, Old Granada Studios, has been chosen as hosts of this year’s Soccerex Football Festival, taking place on 5-6 September. After its successful launch in the UK last year at Manchester City’s Etihad Campus, the Festival is…

ASE Motor retail accountant shortlisted for award

Audit Manager, Nilesh Modhvadia, who manages a portfolio of motor retail clients at dealer profitability specialists at ASE, has been selected for the shortlist of the ‘Young Accountant of the Year’ Award by judges at North West Business Insider. ASE’s Jason Leach,…

Work starts on BDP designed heart of Manchester science park

Work has just started on-site to construct the first new building on Manchester Science Partnership’s central Corridor campus since the completion of its new masterplan by the BDP Manchester Studio last year. Also designed by BDP, the 70,000 sq ft centre for…

Sale of Manchester based Multiple Winding Co to US firm advised by Beever and Struthers

Multiple Winding Company, Europe’s leading producer of specialised textile products, has been acquired by American business B&W Fiber Glass Inc on the cusp of its 100th birthday in a deal brokered by accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers. Chris Shaw, the…

£13,500 loss for the average UK car dealer in February

The average UK motor dealer made a loss of £13,500 in the month of February, a slight increase in the loss made in February 2014. This has pushed down the rolling 12 month profit percentage to 1.37%. This is not to say…

Social Media Experts / The Professor’s Picks

Ello rolls out Beta V2 Ad-free social networking site Ello has relaunched as a V2 beta. Having secured $5 million in its latest round of funding, the platform now boasts a range of new features including: Full-screen browsing and navigation Expanded search…