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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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#LBA17 rewards the best in the business

Over 230 members from Lancashire’s business communities gathered at the Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel in Clayton -le-Moors this week to celebrate the 2017 Lancashire Business Awards. The Lancashire Business Awards reward successful businesses and individuals across all corporate sectors, with accolades including Employer of the Year, Best Newcomer, Property Firm of ...

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Downtown shortlisted for national award

Downtown in Business has been nominated for an award at the forthcoming English SME Business Awards, hosted in Birmingham later this month. Alongside four other companies, Downtown is a finalist in the ‘Unique Business’ category. Chief executive Frank McKenna said: “We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for such a ...

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Summit to Give Business a Voice on Transport Investment

A major summit to discuss Cross Rail North and wider transport investment for the Northern Powerhouse will be held in Leeds on the 23rd August. Business organisations from Newcastle to Liverpool are being urged to attend an event that will be addressed by business leaders, the Greater Manchester mayor, Andy ...

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Caution urged over ‘make a Will by text message’ proposal

A proposal that could see emails, text messages and voicemails used to make legally binding Wills could be ‘fraught with pitfalls’ according to an expert. The Law Commission recently launched a consultation into whether modern communication methods could be recognised by

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If you are not discussing this at board level... You should be!

Words by: Chris Hunter, HM-Network Ltd Attention please! What you are about to read about a 4 letter acronym is likely to affect every business in some way or other. No matter what you do, or the size of your operation. Before you decide “this is not my problem” it ...

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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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