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Wednesday, 23 April, 2014 - 11:07
City car finance broker Mann Island Finance has been acquired by Investec Asset Finance which was advised by office law firm Addleshaw Goddard.The deal was shaken on for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 1991, Mann Island employs over 140 staff across...
Wednesday, 23 April, 2014 - 10:50
A free school in Runcorn has struck a deal with Liverpool private company Educate Me to outsource the teaching of two its qualifications from this September.Sandymoor School has entered into a contract with Educate Me, to deliver two BTEC...
Wednesday, 23 April, 2014 - 10:15
Peel Ports Group has signed a multi-million pound deal with Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. (ZPMC) for 17 ‘mega cranes’ for its new £300m Liverpool2 container port. ZPMC will initially supply five ship-to-shore (STS) megamax quay...
Wednesday, 23 April, 2014 - 09:53
The full details of the Made in the UK conference have been now unveiled and is set to be the manufacturing event not to be missed.The premier event will feature a stellar line-up of speakers, glittering awards ceremony and a high-profile...
Wednesday, 23 April, 2014 - 09:51
The incredible BAC Mono supercar has been named the Merseyside Innovation Award winner for April. It is the latest in a long line of awards for Briggs Automotive Company since they first unveiled the machine in 2011. The BAC Mono is a single-seater...
Wednesday, 23 April, 2014 - 09:48
Liverpool Sound City has revealed that Michael Sandys, Head of Commercial Law at city firm Jackson & Canter Solicitors, will be one of the judges of the new Sound City App Challenge in association with Apposing.   The competition is part of...
Tuesday, 22 April, 2014 - 13:48
Garth Dallas (pictured) and his team are set to bring together some of the world’s leading practitioners in the area of workplace diversity during the International Festival of Business. One of the North West region’s most high profile and respected...
Tuesday, 22 April, 2014 - 13:43
New research from the Federation of Small Businesses' (FSB) quarterly index has shown that a net balance of 24 per cent of its members predict exports to rise noteably over the next three months.It is more imporant that ever to close the export gap...
Tuesday, 22 April, 2014 - 12:10
We were quite content with our Easter eggs and four-day weekend until last week got a whole lot better as we learnt YBE has been nominated Best Social Media Presence at the 2014 City of Liverpool Business Awards.We are even more excited to be a part...
Tuesday, 22 April, 2014 - 11:41
An array of businesses were recognised yesterday with the announcement of the Queen's Awards for Enterprise.Running since 1966, the awards honour those who have gained success in innovation, international trade and sustainable development such as...
Tuesday, 22 April, 2014 - 11:08
  Liverpool will take centre stage in the golfing world this summer as it stages two Major Championships in consecutive weeks.   For the first time, the region will host both The Open Championship and The Ricoh Women’s British Open –...
Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 08:12
An intergrated logistics services contract from Bayer Materialscience, in China, has been awarded to Sutton Transport Group.Sutton is to provide a wide range of traditional and value added bulk chemical logistics and supply chain services....
Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 08:04
This week Liverpool City Council, Liverpool FC and Your Housing Group signed a legal agreement for the proposed £260m regeneration of Anfield. The document sets out the agreed principles prior to the formal contract and identifies the roles and...
Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 07:54
Ground transportation market leaders Cabfind.com has expanded its team with two senior appointments. Debbie Thompson has joined the company as Non-Executive Director to the Board, and James Gallacher joins as Chief Information Officer...
Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 07:50
Liverpool's thriving nightlife scene has a new twist and taking centre stage on the city's bustling Stanley Street is brand new champagne bar which is located in the former Cafe Sports England site, which is now the exclusive venue for Hed Kandi and...
Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 06:54
Hampson Hughes Solicitors, specialists in no win no fee personal injury compensation, joined other local businesses to deliver Easter eggs to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital this week.The Liverpool law firm was approached by two other big Merseyside...
Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 06:46
A team from Hampson Hughes Solicitors, specialists in no win no fee personal injury compensation, has completed a 350km charity cycle ride across Cuba.The ten-day cycling expedition, which began in the Cuban capital of Havana and ended by the...
Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 09:15
A sports lawyer at Liverpool firm Middleton Solicitors says plans to switch the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter are unworkable due to UK employment law restrictions. Sports law specialist James Conning believes that there are a number of fatal...
Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 09:04
Waterloo Beer Festival takes place over May Day bank holiday weekend for the very first time.    The popular festival, organised by Liverpool Organic Brewery and sponsored by Morecrofts Solicitors, returns to Old Christ Church from...
Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 08:56
Demand for shipments of plywood and steel has been growing thanks to the improving economic outlook and Liverpool’s proximity to market – but not all customers have the volume to charter their own regular call.   Peel Ports has worked...
Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 08:49
According to new research small businesses are at risk of falling behind in economic recovery with consumer-facing businesses being most effected by the problem.Limited access to finance, overtrading and increased competition are thought to be...
Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 08:37
Liverpool city region businesses are to be given the chance to book corporate hospitality packages for the major cultural events taking place in the city this summer. Liverpool City Council, through its Culture Liverpool arm, will be offering...
Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 08:33
With a recently released report announcing that high numbers of students will be repaying their university debt well into their fifties and some never at all due to changes to the university loans and fees system, flexible recruitment experts at...
Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 08:10
City dignitaries and health leaders today officially "topped out" Mersey Care NHS Trust's new £25 million mental health unit, Clock View. The new centre is being built on the site of the former Walton Hospital and the "topping out" ceremony marked...
Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 - 09:41
A further 45 jobs are set to be created by Birkenhead-based Cammell Laird following an extension of its shipyard. It would serve as a marine operations and maintenance facility for off-shore projects such as wind farms in the Liverpool Bay and...