Business of the month

Business of the Month - February 2015 - SKV Communications

SKV Communications is Downtown Manchester's Business of the Month for February 2015. SKV was formed in 1998 by Managing Director Andrew Spinoza, a former Manchester Evening News journalist and founder of Manchester’s City Life magazine. Find out more about SKV Communications.

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Manchester in MIPIM

Manchester at MIPIM

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT In March Manchester will once again take centre stage at the major annual property festival MIPIM, with the city council leading a 70 strong contingent of top Manchester companies to promote and market the city to international investors. Key participants from the delegation will join key decision…


City of Manchester Business Awards 2015

The fifth annual City of Manchester Business Awards will take place on the evening of Thursday 26th March 2015 at Manchester Cathedral. The gala dinner celebrates the best of Manchester business. #COMBA15

Leaders Lunch Rob McLoughlin

Leaders Lunch

Rob McLoughlin is our special guest for the first Leaders Lunch of 2015. Rob is a multi-award winning TV and Radio Presenter. He is best known as the face of elections, politics, news, and current affairs on ITV Granada and is one of the most respected interviewers on TV. He…

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Business Secretary unveils 2016 landmark opportunity for UK business

The UK’s International Festival for Business 2016 (IFB 2016) was launched on Wednesday morning by the Rt. Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business. The Festival will bring thousands of businesses together in Liverpool next summer, providing a platform for ambitious companies from throughout the UK to make global connections and do deals. […]

Taking The Michael

The MHS and why DevoManc is deadly serious

I missed the party. How was it? You know, the one that celebrated the announcement that Greater Manchester’s devolution settlement was edging ever further to bringing local control closer to our needs? The one that toasted how Devo Manc isn’t a sleight of hand, but seems to be bringing real power, real budgets, real control […]

Just Jim

Hit the road Jack?

Jack Straw has been an outstanding MP for Blackburn. He worked hard for the constituency and was proud to show it off to the American Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice in a 2006 visit which I reported on for the BBC. He represented all his constituents including the quarter of the electorate from an Asian […]

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