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Equilibrium ranked FIFTH in ‘The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For 2017’

Equilibrium Asset Management has been named as the fifth best small company to work for by The Sunday Times. The Wilmslow-based Chartered wealth management company landed the accolade at last night’s ‘Sunday Times’ 100 Best Small Companies to Work For 2017’ ceremony…

Rider Levett Bucknall present at MIPIM: 15th March, 2.30pm – 3.15pm

pro-manchester member, Rider Levett Bucknall, will be talking on the Manchester stand at MIPIM this year. Join Ann Bentley, Rider Levett Bucknall’s chairman, to hear about market intelligence from overseas with a focused perspective on Manchester.  

Midshire wins first global IT contract

Local sales and service provider Midshire® has secured an IT contract with Europe-based US Tax & Finance Ltd, the first international contract in its 27-year history. With offices in London, Geneva and Zurich, US Tax & Finance has been providing both individual…

Together announces new £200m bond as growth continues

Together, the specialist lender, has today completed a £200m seven-year bond issuance, to support continuing growth. The new £200m bond will increase the Group’s funding capacity to offer new loans in line with growing customer demand for its products, and comes just…

Uncovering the Exotic Mysteries of Grand Pacific

Opening on 17th March 2017, Grand Pacific, by Living Ventures, is a colonial styled bar and restaurant at the top of King Street, in the renowned Grade II listed Manchester Reform Club building. Grand Pacific will lure Manchester with its enticing atmosphere…

ROLAND DRANSFIELD BOOSTS DIGITAL ARM WITH NEW APPOINTMENTS

PR and marketing communications agency Roland Dransfield has appointed Carolyn Lewis as online reputation manager to bolster its digital team. Carolyn joins Roland Dransfield from Sofology, where she spent nearly 18 months managing the sofa brand’s online reputation and content marketing wing.…

The global business of rugby- Wigan Warriors and pro-manchester join forces!

Wigan Warriors continued their commercial expansion into Manchester with a successful event at the offices of Business Club member KPMG prior to Sunday’s World Club Challenge victory. Delivered in partnership with pro-manchester, the largest business development organisation in North West, the evening…

Entrepreneur and University of Manchester academic behind the RoundView and Ketso to speak at climate change conference

University of Manchester academic and entrepreneur Dr. Joanne Tippett will speak at the World Symposium on Climate Change Communication conference in Manchester this week. The co-inventor of the RoundView - an innovative way to support learning and design for a sustainable future…

Manchester Metropolitan and Pearson team up to offer online degree programmes

Partnership launching at Northern Powerhouse Conference in Manchester MANCHESTER, 20 FEBRUARY 2017: Manchester Metropolitan University has launched an exciting ten year partnership with the world’s largest education company, Pearson to develop and deliver new online postgraduate degree programmes for a worldwide audience.…

Together appoints two new managers to commercial team

Specialist lender Together has made two appointments to its commercial team as it continues with ambitious growth plans, following its success in 2016. David Walsh has joined as commercial underwriting manager and will oversee the commercial broker teams, focusing on bridging, commercial…