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North West businesses invited to score big for local charities

A corporate football tournament has been launched in the North West in a bid to unite the business community while raising funds for two Manchester-based charities – The Reclaim Project and Kidscan. Sponsored by recruitment specialist, Search Consultancy, and computer network infrastructure…

Jefferies Solicitors launches new motoring services with a specialist motoring barrister for every client

Personal injury compensation specialist, Jefferies Solicitors, is extending its legal offering to include motoring offences. From today, the law firm will be providing a nationwide ‘one-stop shop’ for clients facing motoring offences at a fixed price, with no hidden charges. This new…

Get a £3000 voucher for the Installation of Superfast Internet

In an attempt to connect more businesses around the UK with Superfast Internet (20Mbps and higher), the Government have an on going voucher scheme where eligible businesses can apply for up to £3000 to have a superfast Internet connection installed. The SuperConnected…

Concert sponsor Manchester Legal Award

Concert are sponsoring the ‘Employment – Team of the Year’ Award at this year’s Manchester Legal Awards. The event, which sees 18 accolades awarded to Manchester’s legal best, is hosted by The Manchester Law Society and The Manchester Evening News at the…

Smith & Williamson announces strong interim results with 14% rise in profits, building on the success of 2013/14

Group registers all-time-highs for operating income, adjusted operating profit, funds under management and earnings per share* Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, tax and investment management group, with offices in Manchester, delivered continued growth in the six months to 31 October 2014, with…

Hill Dickinson’s Manchester office trains with Team GB Taekwondo athletes

Following Hill Dickinson's appointment as official legal services supplier to GB Taekwondo last year, a team from Hill Dickinson’s Manchester office took part in a training session with GB Taekwondo athletes. The session took place on 20 February 2015 at the athletes’ national training facility in Manchester. Participants from the…

SMEs advised of significant increase in court fees for money claims

Local business owners will be faced with hefty new court fees for bringing money claims to court from April making England and Wales one of the most expensive jurisdictions in the world advise commercial litigation specialists at Linder Myers Solicitors. Coming into effect…

A Win for Insolvency Litigation

Insolvency litigation is often required to recover funds from directors, for the benefit of the creditors of the insolvent company.  As part of the litigation, a Conditional Fee Arrangement (“CFA”) and After the Event (“ATE”) Insurance are needed, as it is unlikely…

Triple letting at Warrington Industrial Park

JLL lets 29,000 sq ft at Taurus Park The industrial team at property consultant JLL has let three units at Warrington’s Taurus Park on behalf of Goldman Sachs. Civil engineer BAM Nuttall has signed leases for two units, measuring 10,158 sq ft…

Public Contracts Regulations 2015 – new public procurement rules come into force today

Public sector bodies, and private sector suppliers who work with them, should be aware of changes to public procurement law in England and Wales which come into force today, says Michael Winder, Commercial Solicitor at leading law firm Brabners. From 26 February…