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Grant Thornton unveils 2018 Faces of a Vibrant Economy

Campaign highlights leaders who inspire by example and show how better business can be done. As part of Grant Thornton’s commitment to shaping a vibrant economy in the UK, each year the firm identifies and brings together 100 progressive leaders across private,…

AMBER ROAD TRAVEL PARTNER WITH RAILGUARD, WINNER OF GTMC’S INNOVATION AWARD

Amber Road, the world’s first travel partnership company are today delighted to announce our partnership with Railguard, winner of GTMC’s innovation award. Due to continuing changes in legislation by the Department for Transport Railguard allows travellers to claim compensation on all UK…

Kuits reaches record high in Legal 500 rankings

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has obtained its best-ever results in The Legal 500 UK, a research publication that analyses and ranks the abilities of law firms across the country. Kuits achieved some exceptional accolades, including being recognised as a top-tier advisor…

BDO’s Manufacturing Optimism Index falls to its lowest level since June 2017

UK business output weakened in October as confidence fell for a third consecutive month, according to the latest Business Trends Report by accountants and business advisors BDO LLP.  The manufacturing sector was the worst hit by this malaise, with confidence plummeting to…

Amber Road Manchester Hub Launch

Come and see what the future of business travel is shaping up to be… Hear about the impact of Brexit, talent retention through travel and meet the team delivering exceptional experiences to our customers. Drinks and Canapes supplied Don’t forget your business…

MIDSHIRE HOSTS RED BREAKFAST FOR HEART FOUNDATION

On Friday 9th November, national managed print service provider Midshire® hosted a ‘Red Breakfast’ club at its Stockport office, raising over £130 for the British Heart Foundation. Attended by 26 hungry employees, each member of staff paid £5 to have their pick…

Angel Technology Investment in Manchester

Building a thriving and accessible angel investment ecosystem for Greater Manchester tech The Tech Nation Report 2018, published earlier this year, says that the number one challenge faced by start-ups in Manchester’s tech cluster is access to funding. This is particularly acute in early…

Kuits advises on international healthcare innovation deal

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised the shareholders of Astek Innovations on their sale to Young Innovations, a US-based global supplier of dental equipment. Based in Altrincham, Astek is a leading supplier of cutting-edge dental products, including Pro-Matrix®, Pro-Tip® and inSafe…

Ward Hadaway secures place on One Manchester’s legal panel

Ward Hadaway has secured a place on One Manchester's legal panel after a string of successful social housing wins for the team. The social housing team at the Top 100 law firm, which has offices in Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle, now represents…

TENTH TAKEOVER IN TWO YEARS FOR SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Serial entrepreneur Andy Scott, who has just achieved his tenth corporate takeover in two years with the acquisition of national haulage firm Bison Transport Group, announced today that he has funding in place to purchase six more companies and actively seeks further…