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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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Downtown Boss named as UK CEO of the Month

Leading business publication Corporate Vision has named Downtown chief executive Frank McKenna as the CEO of the month (UK) for May. The award comes following Downtown’s success in gaining a £250,000 investment from Funding Circle at the back end of last year; and a first quarter performance in 2017 that ...

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Warning over ‘deathbed gifts’

A legal expert is warning anyone who may have concerns over whether a ‘deathbed gift’ is valid to seek expert advice. A deathbed gift is a decision taken by someone as they near the end of life, that gifts part of an estate to another party but is not written ...

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Digital agency expands

Fat Media has brought its two Lancaster offices under one roof as part of continued expansion plans. The leading digital agency has closed its central Lancaster office at Spring Garden Street, and invested in re-development of its head office at Harpers Mill to create additional space for its growing head ...

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Outstanding UCLan Burnley student secures place on dynamic graduate scheme

A first class Business UCLan Burnley student and aspiring project manager has secured a role on a dynamic graduate scheme within the marketing team at a cutting-edge local business. After achieving an Advanced Level Travel and Tourism qualification at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre, Joseph Edwards gained work experience at ...

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