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Keith Irwen

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.

Marketing Business News - A social enterprise has been awarded 50,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund to help rebuild and connect communities in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire to not just survive but thrive after lockdown.

Social enterprise pledges to help rebuild community thanks to National Lottery funding

Health Business News - Youngsters from a school in Greater Manchester have created their own news reports and YouTube video on Coronavirus to help keep their family and friends calm and safe.

How news savvy kids say they are coping with Coronavirus

Marketing Business News - Salford a hot spot for social enterprise activity has been selected for a programme to encourage businesses to buy local with organisations that are doing good across Greater Manchester.

Salford wins national funding to drive growth of social enterprises across Greater Manchester

Finance Business News - Wealth management company - Clarion - has scored a new sponsorship deal with a grassroots club to provide 40 new kits for kids.

Wealth management company kicks-off a new sponsorship deal with a grassroots club to provide 40 new kits

Charity Business News - Greater Manchester-based dementia communications support provider has launched its first conference to bring people living with dementia, carers and professionals together to share innovations on improving communications and relationships.

Dementia communications support provider is bringing hearts and minds together at its first conference

Finance Business News - Salford Credit Union has invested in a new website to be an affordable and ethical alternative to high street banks and payday loan companies. The new website includes an easy to use calculator to get a quick quote on a loan and is easier to navigate to access savings and loans.

Credit Union has invested in new online services for 2020 to compete with high street banks and pay day loan companies

Finance Business News - A Manchester chief executive is urging employers to recognise the post-Christmas financial stress suffered by staff as they return to work.

Employers urged to recognise New Year financial worries of staff

Health Business News - A new specialist dementia respite care unit has been opened in Swinton the first of its kind in the city.

New specialist dementia respite unit unveiled in Salford set to provide a lifeline to carers

Health Business News - A Salford social enterprise has been selected for the final of a national dementia awards competition.

Salford social enterprise has been shortlisted in the National Dementia Care Awards

Marketing Business News - Manchester-based Media and PR social enterprise Yellow Jigsaw has celebrated its fifth birthday. Former MEN Media journalist Kirsty Day and charity project manager, Grace Dyke, started Yellow Jigsaw CIC in 2014 to specialise in communications services for the not-for-profit sector.

High five for media and PR company that hits a milestone birthday

Salford Credit Union set to go global

By Keith Irwen

Sep 16 2019 12:00AM

Finance Business News - A Greater Manchester-based credit union is set to represent the UK after securing a place at an international conference in Los Angeles. Salford Credit Union, a not-for-profit membership organisation that provides savings and loans products to people who work and live in the city, nominated finance manager Samantha Owen to attend.

Salford Credit Union set to go global

ATTAIN staff go the extra mile for Wigan Youth Zone

By Keith Irwen

Sep 05 2019 12:00AM

Marketing Business News - STAFF from digital marketing agency ATTAIN took part in Wigan 10k in aid of a youth charity close to their hearts. Every member of the ATTAIN team, who are based in the town, took part in the run, raising more than 450 for Wigan Youth Zone.

ATTAIN staff go the extra mile for Wigan Youth Zone

Charity Business News - A group of not-for-profit organisations have launched an alliance to work together to improve the health and wellbeing of Warrington residents. The Warrington 3rd Sector Health and Wellbeing Alliance has been formed by 12 local organisations, so that they can jointly bid for work to be commissioned and have a stronger voice together.

Alliance launched to help improve health and wellbeing for people in Warrington

Health Business News - Six care workers have been given an award for their long service - totalling 165 years of support for vulnerable adults and young people in Salford.

Six devoted care workers praised for a total of 165 years of service

Friends get revved up to revive a Timperley garage

By Keith Irwen

Jul 05 2019 12:00AM

Retail Business News - TWO friends are revved up to turn their passion for cars into a business reviving a garage in Timperley. Motorheads Ben Ray and Martin Stone who have 20 years-experience in the industry each and share a 20-year friendship, have always wanted to open their own garage and are now the proud owners of Ridgeway Motors.

Friends get revved up to revive a Timperley garage

Finance Business News - A savings and loans provider has launched an exclusive loan deal to compete with high street lenders and help the city s employers to support their workers financial wellbeing.

Salford Credit Union offers city's employers exclusive loan deal to help workers break the cycle of debt

Health Business News - Salford care provider Aspire has been given an accolade from the Living Wage Foundation for its commitment to its workforce.

 Salford care provider celebrates an award win from the Living Wage Foundation

Retail Business News - New community hub sets up to support local talent thanks to help from Wigan businesses A new community hub has launched in Wigan town centre to help people turn their ideas and talents into a business - while also improving mental health and well-being.

New hub sets up to support local talent thanks to help from Wigan businesses

Health Business News - Manchester City Council has become the first council in Greater Manchester to allow staff to have time out to attend a carers course to help them improve communications with loved ones living with dementia.

Manchester City Council gives staff time out for dementia carers course

Charity Business News - From placards and protests to social media and selfies, young people from across all 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester came together for the first time to put their own modern-day twist on an historical women s rights event - thanks to Salford charity - Tandem Theatre.

Charity helps youngsters put a modern twist on historical women's rights event