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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…

Veteran tax specialist retires – for the second time!

International tax specialist David Finn has retired after an accountancy career which spanned five decades. The 67-year-old ‘retired’ for the first time in 2002 but was coaxed back into the profession less than a year later by Malcolm Hurst, the founder of…

Pannone Corporate launches regulatory and compliance practice

Pannone Corporate has launched a regulatory and compliance practice as it expands its range of services 12 months after its launch. The Manchester firm has appointed Tristan Meears-White as a partner to head the new team.  Tristan joins from DWF where he…

Accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers go up a gear with appointment by speedway riders’ benevolent fund

Registered charity The Speedway Riders Benevolent Fund (SRBF) has appointed accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers to provide audit services. The SRBF exists solely for the purpose of offering support and assistance to speedway riders who have been seriously injured, forced…

Corporate Team Advises Warren James as Pinewood Studios Raises £30m

The Corporate team at Turner Parkinson, led by James Sheridan, advised Warren James on Pinewood Group’s £30m placing and £135m re-financing announced on 31 March. Pinewood is one of the world’s leading TV and film studios, being famous for amongst others its involvement with the…

DWF advises on Total Fitness MBO

National legal business DWF has advised RooGreen Ventures in connection with the management buyout of UK gym and health club Total Fitness. The deal is backed by private equity firm NorthEdge Capital and RooGreen Ventures, who will reinvest in the business as…

North West Law firm HRC Law LLP assists Arrow Automotive Limited on the disposal of its Maserati dealership to the Motorline Group.

Arrow Automotive Limited, who operates Maserati, Hyundai and Ford dealerships in South Wales, has sold its Maserati operation to Driveline Limited, part of the Motorline Group, for an undisclosed sum. The team at HRC Law advised the vendor on the sale and…