Manchester Airport sees passenger number continue to climb in March

Manchester Airport is celebrating another month of growth after passenger numbers increased by 3.8% in March. The airport welcomed 2.1m passengers in March. The was...

More bloodshed on the High Street as Debenhams goes into administration

More than fifty Debenhams stores face closure after the retailer was put into administration today and effectively taken over by its lenders. The move comes...

Manchester students participate in ABM UK engineering programme

Last week, 45 Manchester schoolchildren were welcomed into a programme aimed at tackling the ‘oily rags’ perception of engineering and opening their eyes to...

Greater Manchester Brexit uncertainty causes a quarterly slowdown but long-term outlook remains positive

The latest  Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) results for the first quarter of 2019 shows that the economy is feeling the impact of Brexit uncertainty. Business...

Henry Boot chosen for £100m Deansgate station redevelopment

Henry Boot Developments (HBD) has been selected as the preferred development partner for the £100m transformation of Manchester city centre’s Deansgate Station. The redevelopment of...

Co-op boosts revenue and profit following Nisa deal

Profits at the Manchester based Co-op are up for the second successive year. The group has revealed revenues up 14%, Food like-for-like sales up 4.4%...

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower, Christopher Wylie Kicks Off Day One at IP EXPO Manchester

 IP EXPO Manchester, co-located at Digital Transformation EXPO, opened today with Christopher Wylie, ex-Cambridge Analytica employee turned whistleblower.  Wylie gave visitors the inside track...

Oldham industrial new builds fully let

Avison Young’s Manchester team has successfully sold Block B of Vulcan Point, a speculative new build industrial development in Oldham, for £1.3m whilst simultaneously...

Manchester social enterprise takes off on an Indian trade mission

A digital social enterprise, invited by the Department for International Trade North West to represent the North West social tech sector, has taken part...

Supermarkets await Easter sales boost

The figures, published today from Kantar, show year-on-year supermarket sales growth of 1.4% during the 12 weeks to 24 March 2019. This year’s late Easter,...