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etc.venues Manchester is now open

We're pleased to announce that etc.venues have arrived in Manchester and you are invited to their open day! Located just minutes away from Manchester Piccadilly Station, the venue has amazing views of the Manchester skyline, a range of meeting and training rooms…

Don’t miss out: local people are saving over £300 a year switching to clean electricity

Last month we told you about the Greater Manchester Big Clean Switch, a new campaign that makes it easy to switch to planet-friendly electricity. So far, the scheme has saved local people more than £300 a year on average. Switching is easy…

New deal could bring first treatment for rare terminal disorder in children

Scientists from The University of Manchester believe children suffering from Sanfilippo - a rare terminal disorder that affects children’s brains - could be treated successfully for the first time. There are currently four types of Sanfilippo syndrome, Type A, B, C and…

RISING STAR LAUREN WINS PROMOTION AT HURST

Rising star Lauren Roberts has been promoted to manager at HURST Corporate Finance. Lauren, 26, joined HURST from HSBC in 2013 as a researcher and then became a corporate finance executive. She advises on the sale of owner-managed businesses and has taken…

Together takes on Sale Sharks for Children in Need

Cheadle-based specialist finance provider Together has raised nearly £2,000 for Children in Need, with its 600-plus colleagues taking part in a host of exciting events, supported by Premiership rugby club Sale Sharks. In a packed day of fundraising, one of the highlights…

Seashell Trust Christmas Gift Wish List

We know that many companies like to have a gift collection for the children and young people who live at Seashell Trust over the Christmas period. We are so grateful for this as we strive to ensure that our youngsters have the…

Survey Reveals Levy’s Not Taking Off in Schools

A survey conducted by a leading provider of training and apprenticeships to schools across the UK has revealed a worrying response to the introduction of the Government’s new Apprenticeship Levy among schools. Under the new funding arrangements, any business with a pay…

Davis Blank Furniss Adds to Family Team with New Appointment

Law firm Davis Blank Furniss has appointed Matthew Handley as an assistant solicitor in its Family team. Matthew will be based at the firm’s headquarters in Manchester but will also handle cases out of its Glossop office. His new role will see…

Manchester’s Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites ‘double-decker’ hotel kick starts new era of co-branded hotels in the UK

Manchester’s dual-branded Crowne Plaza/Staybridge Suites hotel will help to redefine the way hotel groups provide UK hospitality. The era of the co-branded hotel in Britain is gathering pace, according to industry experts, just months ahead of the opening of the ‘double-decker’ hotel…

Four Recruitment Expands with Three New Consultants

Finance and HR specialist recruitment company – Four Recruitment, continues its expansion with the recruitment of three new consultants based at its Bolton headquarters, at the Middlebrook retail park in the town. Kirsty Battersby, Joe Johnson and Amy Braithwaite joins the award-winning…