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BBC Presenter and Political editor to host the 2018 Downtown Mancoolian Awards

In just under 3 weeks, Manchester’s biggest business party will return to The Lowry Hotel. The gala awards dinner that is ‘Mancoolian’ will celebrate the best individuals, entrepreneurs and business personalities that make Manchester great. Downtown Manchester is delighted to announce that our hosts for the evening will be BBC ...

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Hit the ground running with Downtown Manchester in 2018

Downtown Manchester in Business has unveiled an exciting and eclectic series of events for the New Year. In the first quarter of 2018 all the key decision makers from the city will feature at Downtown events. The chief executive of Manchester City Council, Joanne Roney, Leader Sir Richard Leese, and ...

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Downtown Announces Growth Plans on back of Record Year

Downtown in Business is celebrating a record year as it gears up to establish the brand in two new locations in 2018. The company, which currently operates in Liverpool, Lancashire, Manchester, Leeds, and Birmingham, has hit the £1million turnover mark for the first time. During the year, the company has ...

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DIB event focuses on business challenges for 2018

Downtown in Business, in association with boutique outsourced HR agency High Performance Consultancy (HPC), hosted a special Power Panel at the offices of Sedulo this week, reflecting on changes that had been made to the employment tribunal regime; the soon to be introduced GDPR legislation, and the recent budget. Addressing ...

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Former PM wows Liverpool crowd as he launches latest book

The former Prime Minister Gordon Brown was in Liverpool this week to launch his new book ‘My Life, Our Times’. Speaking at a packed St George’s Hall, Brown gave a virtuoso performance as he reflected on his time as an MP for thirty-two years, the Chancellor for ten years, and ...

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Members News

Sub-Contractors of Carillion Must Avoid Knee Jerk Insolvency

Firms fearing financial ruin after working on Carillion’s contracts shouldn’t automatically assume insolvency is their only option, a leading expert has advised. Instead, taking careful measures may be enough to prevent the closure of companies and firms who have been hit by the construction company’s shock collapse.

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Steadying the ship post-Carillion

Following the liquidation of Carillion, which has left many suppliers and sub-contractors facing a difficult future, Graham Bushby, RSM’s head of restructuring, advises affected businesses on their options.

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January 50% off food at NBHD

Beat the January blues with 50% off your total food bill Sunday - Friday when you book online. Quote 'JAN50' in the special request box to receive your discount.​ CLICK HERE

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