For many, 2016 hasn t been the greatest of years.
After 11 weeks, BBC1 s The Apprentice hopefuls faced the dreaded interview stage this week. The final five were subjected to a grilling by Lord Sugar s most trusted business partners. CVs, business plans and hopes and dreams were raked over mercilessly.
Could personalisation create a world of shoppers without individuality Today s customers expect retailers and service providers to know a lot about them, enough to help them navigate the wealth of...
Manchester has always been a thriving city full of culture and innovation and today that statement remains just as strong. Manchester has grown into one of the biggest digital hubs in the UK and is completely transforming the way business is done.
Having a good CRM in place is an essential ingredient for good business. Not having it would be like having fish without chips or bacon without egg. Getting the right recipe Firstly, and most importantly you need to understand what CRM is.
Surviving in business can be perilous much like the journey the wildebeest makes every year across the African plains. But it seems the wildebeest is an unlikely business role model.
In many ways, charities are run like businesses they interact with the public in much the same way as a business would with its clients, and they both aim to deliver services or products efficiently and effectively.
Matt Lawler is practice principal and clinical director in Peelhouse Dental Care based in Widnes Cheshire. He shares his passion for dental care as part of holistic health in his social media commentaries and in print, online and broadcast media on a regular basis.
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Sovini Trade Supplies is a 'one stop shop' for housing associations, house builders and repairs and maintenance firms in the North West.We provide an extensive range of products and our friendly and knowledgeable staff deliver excellent customer service on a daily basis.We have years of experience sourcing to specification, especially for housing associations, house builders and repairs and maintenance contractors. We know what customers need, and that they need it quickly, without fuss.
Financial Services and Investments
Greystone Financial Services is an integrated wealth management group comprising financial planning and advisory services, and in-house fund management. We are a Chartered, Top 100 IFA firm, currently managing over 1 billion of assets on behalf of our clients. Many of our advisers and Directors have been with the firm since its inception in 1989. Greystone Financial Services is an extremely stable business, having adopted the recurring incomefee based operating model as far back as 1995.
Leviosa Director and Act CRM Specialist
Keith uses thirty years' experience in the industry to work closely with customers to identify, grow and maintain their customer base. As a specialist and trainer in ACT CRM software solutions, Keith helps businesses to become more productive, efficient and profitable.
Having enjoyed the experience of working within marketing and recruitment for a national charity, Duane moved into legal recruitment several years ago after completing his Law degree at The University of Manchester. He is now the director of Realm Recruit, a legal recruitment consultancy. Realm works across the North West, Yorkshire and the West Midlands to secure legal roles at all levels. Duane is also an active member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce and an ambassador for Forever Manchester.
Repairs and maintenance
Sovini Property Services offer all aspects of maintenance and construction services throughout the North West. We specialise in providing full facilities management service for social housing clients, and property maintenance support for commercial and public sector organisations. Services include property refurbishment, reactive maintenance, 24hr call out service for all trades, void refurbishment, gas heating installation, servicing and breakdowns, electrical installations and re-wires more
Boxed Off is a PR and communications agency which, unlike some, does exactly as its name suggests – boxes it off. Whether a big brand, or not so big brand; or a high profile individual who wants to be in the news (or out of it), we’ve been there and done it and got the case studies to prove it.
Red Cow Media are an award winning digital marketing agency based in the heart of Manchester. We specialise in SEO, PPC, Social Media, Retargeting and many other aspects of digital.
Topspeed has achieved rapid growth during the last four years providing event, process and time critical courier services across the UK in highly regulated areas including dangerous, hazardous and secure goods
CleverAdviser, the cloudbased fund analysis software for IFAs which uses artificial intelligence, has reported passing the milestone of 1 billion of clients assets on the process
Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has strengthened its business services team with the appointment of Allan Chan as a manager
A 500,000 extension which doubles the amount of office space at the headquarters of MC Construction has been officially opened.The twostorey scheme at the companys HQ on Oldfield Road, Salford, caters for increasing staff numbers
Manchesters Hall Concerts Society has appointed a new finance director to take over from longserving Val Hawkin.Vals successor is Ruth Harkin, who has more than 20 years experience of senior finance posts in the charity and public sectors
According to NHS UK, more than 200 people go to hospital with suspected carbon monoxide CO poisoning each year, which leads to around 50 deaths. The Regenda Group, which manages over 13,000 properties, is looking to combat that figure through the installation of innovative CO detection alarms
The Bollington Brewing Co organises Walk to the Park charity fundraiserCheshirebased Bollington Brewing Co. is inviting people to don their walking boots for a 10
The newlycreated position has been filled by Barry Cochrane, who joins the Call Intelligence specialist with more than 20 years customer service experience
The popular club, which will host official hospitality on behalf of the R and A for the 146th Open Golf Championship taking place at neighbouring Royal Birkdale this summer, has seen extensive renovations, refurbishments and extensions over the last 18months
A NEW project to unite worker bees across the private and voluntary sector has been launched.The new Spirit of Manchester Business programme is being pioneered by Macc, Manchesters local voluntary, community and social enterprise VCSE sector support organisation
Brewin Dolphin has been announced as the headline sponsor for the NorthWest Charity. The Charity Awards team couldnt be more excited to work with their team to strengthen our network, ensuring that our community and third sector in the North West continues to thrive
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Founded in 1981, JMC IT is an award-winning IT support partner based in Agecroft, Salford.
The Sovini Group comprises both not-for-profit, and commercial enterprises, and its purpose is to bring together complementary organisations which have similar values and aspirations in both the not-for-profit and commercial sectors.
Hampson Hughes Solicitors are specialists in no win no fee personal injury compensation
Kevin Feddy Media provides high-quality public relations, copywriting and media training to businesses and organisations ranging from start-ups to long-established large corporates. The agency is based in Manchester and was founded in 2013 by the hugely-experienced and respected journalist Kevin Feddy, who spent more than 25 years working on daily newspapers.
Cassell Moore is a leading multi-national law firm, providing first-rate legal and strategic support to our diverse client base of public and private sector businesses and individuals. Our professional, friendly and commercially aware team has secured Cassell Moore a strong nationwide presence and reputation as client centric problem solvers. The Firm is headquartered in the iconic Grade I listed Edward Pavilion at the historic Albert Dock, Liverpool and maintains offices in the leading
Q. What was your dream career as a childA. A car salesman. As cars sold for a lot of money, I thought it was a very well paid jobQ. What qualifications did you gain SchoolCollegeUniversity.A
We are rapidly approaching the summer holiday season and as the annual out of office email relay begins, projects and purchasing decisions delay until after the big getaway
Is shared ownership the key to your first homeMany people from across the UK are finding it increasingly difficult to get their foot on the property ladder
In business today, customers expect companies to have an internet presence. Having a website for your company, however big or small, is therefore crucial
GDPR compliance is very much a hot topic, with the EU Parliament finally having set a date for enforcing the zerotolerance regulation to data protection and privacy
From aspirational startups to wellestablished brands, businesses of all types have a lot to gain from PR, whether thats building awareness or solidifying their brand
With polling underway, Brexit and national security are sure to be high on most voters lists, along with the usual issues such as healthcare, welfare, education, housing and the environment
Once upon a time I was asked what the connection was between marketing and customer relationship management.And the answer I gave was storytelling
After five years, just four in ten small businesses will still be trading
Amazon is one of the great success stories of the internet era. A great many of its achievements have been down to its ability to innovate, to identify opportunities and maximize them faster than anybody else
For the next two months it is going to be a festival of rugby.It all kicks off with the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in London on May 20 and 21, followed by the the Aviva Premiership final on May 27 at Twickenham
UK companies are not properly prepared to win new business pitches, a new survey of marketing professionals has found
Its one of the largest infrastructure initiatives currently taking place in the UK, and a priority within the Governments National Infrastructure Plan
Ever feel at your wits end Overwhelmed by information Frustrated that you cant lay your hands on what you want immediatelyIt is popular belief we are all suffering from stress and life is too fastpaced for our own good
The days of retailers handling all critical business functions and processes from delivery, warehousing and logistics to returns and customer contact centres are coming to an end
When people think of wedding music, they are normally imagining a harpist plucking away as the couple tie the knot, a live band for the evening dance, or a disco
As nation of pie fanatics, we love nothing better than some gorgeous gooey stew wrapped in a crisp crust.With British Pie Week just around the corner March 612 a slice of something hot and savoury is never far from my mind
Matt Lawler is practice principal and clinical director in Peelhouse Dental Care based in Widnes Cheshire
1. We can be certain that uncertainty is here to stay2017 will stand out as a year of significant change for corporate travel
We all know its a dangerous substance but, as
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StoneHouse Logic provides IT systems that resolve the limitations and frustrations our clients are faced with, as well as offering services and software that maximise their productivity and profitability. \r\n
Aaron Partners LLP is a leading UK law firm based in Chester and Manchester.With a total of 23 recommendations in the two leading independent legal directories covering all of our main areas of expertise we provide trusted advice to a wide range of businesses, charities, public bodies and high net worth individuals across the North West and beyond.
AFR Consulting recruit temporary and permanent positions for leading employers in all sectors and in practice across Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cheshire.
Red Russian PR is a media relations company incorporating innovative and dynamic marketing strategies for an eclectic mix of highly creative individuals and companies. Our objective is to elevate company profiles to specific consumer demographics to create exposure and awareness through relevant media channels.