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Real Junk Food Manchester Oxford St Restaurant Opening in August!

**Real Junk Food Manchester to open pop-up restaurant on Oxford Street city centre** **Partnership with family-owned, commercial property company Bruntwood sees the innovative social enterprise open Manchester’s first waste food pay-as-you-feel restaurant** Real Junk Food Manchester will open the city’s first waste…

North West to see house price growth

PwC’s latest UK Economic Outlook projects the North West will see house price growth of 3.7% in 2017, in line with the forecast UK average. The average residential property in the North West could be worth approximately £153,000 in 2017, £6,000 higher…

Deloitte exceeds £500m deal milestone

The North West corporate finance team at Deloitte has enjoyed a strong 12 months, advising on eight transactions involving investment of more than £500m. Key deals during the period include Equistone’s investment in Apogee which valued the managed print and document service…

MHA Chair backs Gary Neville’s St Michael’s scheme

Chair of Manchester Hoteliers Association Adrian Ellis has backed the revised St Michael’s scheme, which is currently on show to the public. He said: “It’s good to see that the team behind the St Michael’s scheme has revised its plans. “The proposed…

MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE WALKS

Birthplace and engine of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester also led the way in transport infrastructure. The original ‘Northern Powerhouse’ had the UK’s first modern canal (the Bridgewater in 1763) and the world’s largest navigational canal (Manchester Ship in 1794). This was followed…

CTI acquired by private equity investor Endless

CTI, a corporate travel management company, has announced it has been acquired by private equity investor Endless LLP. The deal saw the firm, led by Endless partner Mathew Deering with the assistance of Kerry Battiscombe and Jon Duffy, snap up a majority…

Newly elected pro-manchester Chair takes post

pro-manchester are proud to announce Jane Forbes, Partner- PwC has taken over from Alison Loveday as chair of pro-manchester last Friday. In her first address as Chair Jane began by welcoming and congratulating the new elected Vice Chair, Alistair Cree of Eversheds…

John Truswell joins Together as head of national accounts

Specialist lender Together continues to strengthen its intermediary relations team with the appointment of John Truswell as head of national accounts. With a financial services career spanning more than three decades, John, who joins from Capital Home Loans, brings extensive experience to…

Bruntwood’s ‘Cornerblock’ practically completes with a trio of new lettings

Bruntwood, the family-owned property development company, has practically completed the redevelopment of the new ‘Cornerblock’ building, located adjacent to Snow Hill train station in Birmingham city centre. A hat-trick of lettings has also been announced as Bruntwood confirms Arcadis, Beazley and Finance…

Partner promotions at Sheppard Robson’s Manchester office

Architectural practice Sheppard Robson is pleased to announce that James Jones and Neal Allen-Burt have been promoted to partner at the firm’s 80-strong Manchester office. James and Neal will work alongside the office’s three existing partners (Tony O’Brien, Alex Solk and Rupert…