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Andy Bounds shares top sales tips over coffee

Downtown Birmingham in Business hosted yet another outstanding Rise & Grind, this time in the prestigious Hotel Du Vin. Speaking to a room of over 50 guests, author and award winning salesman Andy Bounds shared his top tips on improving business communications and leadership in order to ‘Sell More Stuff’. ...

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Downtown in Business presents a blockbuster Autumn events programme

Featuring, Andy Burnham, Esther McVey, Chris Grayling, Steve Rotheram, Sajid Javid, Judith Blake, Sir Richard Leese, Michael Finnigan, Nisha Katona, Andy Bounds, Susan Hinchcliffe, David Taylor, Eamon Boylan, Ruth Connor, Gary Neville, Tom Riordan, Sir Howard Bernstein, & Jo Leah Top DIB Events for Autumn 2017 LIVERPOOL: A Tale of ...

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A Good Week for Ambulance Chasers

Words by: Victoria Brown, High Performance Consultancy Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court this week. It is estimated the government will have to pay up to £32 million to claimants that have paid the fees introduced in 2013. The trade union, ...

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Downtown backs VSI Sporting Directors Summit

Downtown Manchester in Business is excited to announce their latest supportive partnership backing the VSI Sporting Directors Summit. Chief Executive of Downtown, Frank McKenna, will be sharing the stage with the likes of Richard Arnold, Director of Manchester United F.C, Great Britain Cycling Programme Director Andy Harrison, Metro Mayor Andy ...

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Downtown Awards the best in the Business

The fabulous Principal Hotel in Manchester played host to the 2017 City of Manchester Business Awards on Thursday 22nd June 2017. The eighth annual Downtown in Business awards gala dinner was attended by over 300 of the city’s most influential business leaders, to celebrate the success of companies from across ...

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Deadline looms for building work business rate refunds

The clock is ticking for companies seeking to reduce their business rates liabilities where they have undertaken refurbishment or building works that rendered the property incapable of occupation, according to national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH).

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Ford joins Johnson Fellows as partner

Leading chartered surveyors Johnson Fellows has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of a new partner. Tim Ford, who has more than two decades of experience in commercial property, has joined Birmin

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BCO’s search for rising stars of property

The British Council for Offices (BCO) has launched its search for young rising stars of the commercial property industry. It is encouraging colleagues and employers of property professionals under the age of 35 across the Midlands to nominate them for the Rising Star Award. P

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Fund Manager announced for Midlands Engine Investment Fund

Regional lender BCRS Business Loans has been announced as a fund manager for the Midlands Engine Investment Fund. Specifically, BCRS will manage the Small Business Loans fund in the West Midlands and will oversee the delivery of £17 million to small and medium sized businesses over the full life of ...

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