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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…

UNIPART RAIL BUYS PARK SIGNALLING

Unipart Group’s rail division has added to its range of services by acquiring Stockport-based Park Signalling for an undisclosed sum. The deal sees Park Signalling, which has 20 staff, become part of Unipart Rail but it will continue to trade under its…

Colliers International – North West Property Predictions 2016

Greater Manchester Office Market Peter Gallagher, director, national offices at Colliers International Manchester “We expect that current levels of total and Grade A office take-up and completion of lease transactions currently under offer in Manchester will result in an unprecedented complete absence…

Travel and Subsistence: The Changes

We now have more detail on how the changes proposed to T&S in the Budget and the Autumn Statement will affect your business. Beware of seemingly easy fixes! You’ve probably been bombarded with emails and phone calls offering you a magic fix…

UHY Hacker Young expand automotive team further with addition of Paul Dobson into the management team.

UHY Hacker Young Manchester are delighted to announce the addition of Paul Dobson to their automotive team. With a growing national team already in place, Dobson brings significant experience & expertise to the firms offering, joining up with David Kendrick, Paul Daly,…

STONEACRE ANNOUNCE ACQUSITION OF AUTOWORLD

Stoneacre are pleased to announce the acquisition of Huntson Holdings Plc, T/A Autoworld for an undisclosed sum, in a deal managed by UHY Hacker Young’s Automotive Partner, David Kendrick who represented Autoworld. Stoneacre, one of the top 30 dealer groups in the…

DOUBLE SUCCESS FOR UHY HACKER YOUNG AUTOMOTIVE TEAM

Members of the UHY Hacker Young Automotive team in Manchester are delighted to announce their involvement in the completion of two deals in the sector this week. The first transaction was representing Huntson Holdings Plc, T/A Autoworld on the sale of their…

Keynote speakers announced for North West Housing Conference 2015

Organisers of the North West Housing Conference 2015, law firm Brabners and accountants Mitchell Charlesworth, have announced the keynote speakers at this year’s event which takes place on Thursday 15 October 2015 at Liverpool’s BT Convention Centre. Leading figures from the housing…

£13bn investment plan unveiled to improve northern transport

A blueprint for how £13bn of government investment in transport will help create the Northern Powerhouse has been unveiled. Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin revealed the plan to make transport better by improving links that bind the north together. McLoughlin said: "It will bring…

Oyster cards en route to Manchester

As part of his commitment to strengthen transport infrastructure for the Northern Powerhouse the Chancellor has committed to strengthening Transport for the North (TfN). It is establishing TfN as a statutory body with statutory duties, underpinned by £30m of additional funding over…