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Education Business News - Greater Manchester peer tutoring organisation Yipiyap has created a system that connects students with a tutor of their choice, close to them in age, to give them additional support and teaching in a series of remote lessons.

Northwest teens create first UK network of GCSE resit peer tutors

Rooms with a view open at Arrive MediaCityUK workspace

By Ruth Wilson

Oct 10 2020 12:15PM

Property Business News - The 12,000 square foot area within MediaCityUK s newly expanded Arrive managed workspace for creative, digital and technology businesses boasts stunning views across Salford, Manchester and beyond.

Rooms with a view open at Arrive MediaCityUK workspace

Education Business News - Matthew Dagnall from Sale joins the education business as Head of IT and Innovation after graduating from Leeds University. He will be ensuring the smooth day to day running of the company s IT infrastructure as well as managing and delivering bespoke IT projects for the business.

Northwest education company grows by appointing two ex-tutors

Finance Business News - From 2019 - 2020, the independent, not for profit loans provider has invested almost 11m a y o y increase of 54 - and safeguarded or created 541 jobs, helping 234 new businesses launch. CEO Steve Waud comments When times are hard it s nice to be able to put out some good news and try and encourage others.

Record funding helps young entrepreneurs drive the northern economy

Altrincham education business sees applications soar

By Ruth Wilson

Aug 11 2020 12:19PM

Education Business News - Yipiyap was founded in Altrincham, Cheshire, in 2012 by former maths teacher Anne Morris. The organisation harnesses the talent of high-achieving school leavers and following a thorough interview process, places them with secondary or primary schools for their gap year, providing peer tutoring in English, Maths or Science.

Altrincham education business sees applications soar

Leisure Business News - Each box will provide additional outside space for eating and drinking and has been decorated by an independent artist, with designs including neon light installations and murals, sound projections and poetry.

Consensus builds Box on the Docks with MediaCityUK and Wayne Hemingway

House of Wine expands with funding

By Ruth Wilson

Aug 06 2020 11:00AM

Food Business News - House of Wine delivered exclusive wines to restaurants and bars all over the UK before COVID hit, but when the hospitality industry was paused, owner Michael Hoult and his partner adapted and created Doorstep Wine, to deliver different and unique wine products to homeowners in the Leeds area.

House of Wine expands with funding

Property Business News - The 50-strong team will now roll out a phased return to work, thanks to the redesign by the Altrincham commercial fitout company, which has completely opened up the organisation s entrance and 500 sqm floorspace at Old Trafford, in order to comply with post-COVID regulations and make room for expansion.

LOFT opens larger post-COVID Manchester HQ to manage expansion

Technology Business News - CBN Expert has been founded by James Napier to enable SMEs to make a full commitment to lowering emissions, in order to fully participate in the low carbon economy.

New online business launch aims to get SMEs to zero carbon

Charity Business News - The Alliance for Learning Teaching School AfL part of Bright Futures Educational Trust, has forged a new partnership with Winston s Wish, the childhood bereavement charity.

Alliance for Learning and Winston's Wish launch free trauma training for teachers

The Link App is now free to all professions

By Ruth Wilson

Mar 27 2020 12:00AM

Technology Business News - In light of COVID-19 and its impact on the world of work, The Link App founder and CEO Lauren Riley has announced that the company is offering its product for free during the crisis. The Link App provides a secure and confidential communication tool, across all devices home computers, laptops, ipads, iphones and Androids.

The Link App is now free to all professions

Finance Business News - The not-for-profit social enterprise is an approved delivery partner of the British Business Bank and will provide their funding to support SMEs where needed.

Business Enterprise Fund commits funding for small businesses and startups

Legal Business News - The Link App has announced that it is seeking to drive the growth of the legaltech sector, by offering its product in free trials with no upfront charges.

Link App launches free product trial to encourage legaltech

Retail Business News - Manchester retailer Hemming amp Wills is celebrating its first few months of trading by expanding its product ranges and announcing a new collaboration with interior designer Studio Henderson.

Hemming & Wills celebrates new sustainable ranges and Studio Henderson collaboration

Legal Business News - The Link App has announced its 2020 plans to disrupt the legal sector with an increased board, new funding, global expansion plans and new product launches.

New board members, investment and product development at The Link App

Finance Business News - Business Enterprise Fund BEF has opened an office in Manchester, following 15 years operating throughout the North - and has appointed investment managers Steph Cooper and Tim Burt to head up its first Northwest office. BEF provides funding, support and advice for growing businesses across all sectors.

Business Enterprise Fund launches in Manchester with two new staff and first client

Recruitment Business News - A ground-breaking new recruitment website is being launched in Manchester this week, which aims to remove any recruiter bias by keeping candidates 100 anonymous.

Manchester sees launch of UKs first completely bias-free jobs site

Leisure Business News - Global VR company, Wild Immersion, is opening its first permanent UK interactive cinema facility at intu Trafford Centre, following a successful trial this summer.

Wild Immersion announces first permanent UK venue in Manchester

Wexham Park Hospital unveils sanctuary garden with Toff

By Ruth Wilson

Sep 25 2019 12:00AM

Health Business News - A beautiful garden space has just been opened by Georgia Toffolo Toff from I m a Celebrity at the Eden Ward of Wexham Park Hospital, part of Frimley Health Foundation Trust.

Wexham Park Hospital unveils sanctuary garden with Toff

Recruitment Business News - Global team building company Berrison, based in Cumbria, has collaborated with Guiness World Records holder Pauline Sanderson to create a motivational business event, The World s Longest Climb .

Berrison partners with world record holder to create teambuilding adventure challenge