Business

stockport business angels

Stockport Business Angels event will be like Dragon’s Den

1st October 2018

Hallidays are delighted to announce their fourth Stockport Business Angels event, taking place on Thursday 15th November. Their ‘Dragon’s Den’ style event brings together entrepreneurs pitching their products and services to an audience of successful ‘Business Angels’. Their aim to secure the investment they need to enable their businesses to grow rapidly. Business Angels can… Read more »

Russell Bedford International

Russell Bedford International finalists for ‘Network of the Year’ at International Accounting Bulletin’s Digital Accountancy Awards

19th September 2018

Hallidays, Stockport and member of Russell Bedford International, a global network of independent professional service firms is delighted RBI have been selected as one of the 3 finalists for ‘Network of the Year’ at this year’s International Accounting Bulletin’s Digital Accountancy Awards. The winners will be announced on 4th October at the Waldorf Hilton, in… Read more »

swimming lessons

Puddle Ducks gets its ducks in a row for the 6th year

13th September 2018

Franchise company, Puddle Ducks, which provide swimming lessons for babies and children aged 0 – 10yrs has just been presented with a Smith & Henderson 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction award. The company has received the 5 star status award, not once but for 6 consecutive years which demonstrates their tremendous success and the dedication they… Read more »

stockley farm

100 jobs at risk as Stockley Farm goes into administration

12th September 2018

A well-known Cheshire attraction Stockley Farm has gone into administration, putting 100 jobs and the future of the business at risk. Stockley Farm specialises in arable and dairy goods, and also operates as an open farm. It is set in almost 700 acres in Northwich close to junction 9 of the M56, It has been… Read more »

suicide prevention

‘Suicidal feelings do not have to end in suicide’ – how insurers and employers can help

11th September 2018

Yesterday was Insurers was World Suicide Prevention Day and employers should have use it to ask themselves if they are doing enough, according to RedArc Nurses, who have seen a rise in the number of people with thoughts of suicide referred to their service. As almost every individual has a touch point with at least… Read more »

Rural Businesses

Rural Businesses Offered Bespoke Marketing Masterclass

30th August 2018

Cheshire East Council’s arm’s length Skills and Growth Company is offering rural businesses the opportunity to learn from an expert in marketing rural businesses. It is taking place on Thursday, 20 September, at the Aqueduct Marina in Church Minshull – the free half-day event will focus on helping rural businesses develop an effective marketing strategy. It will… Read more »

small businesses

UK-wide search to find the ultimate small businesses begins

17th August 2018

UK-wide search to find the ultimate small businesses begins FSB’s Celebrating Small Business Awards 2019 open for entries Number of UK smaller businesses and the self-employed has risen to 5.7 million The sector contributes £1.9 trillion to the economy The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has launched its search to find the greatest small businesses… Read more »

workplaces cool hot weather

Keep workplaces cool during heatwave, TUC urges employers

27th July 2018

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has urged employers to keep their workplaces cool during the heatwave, and to be lenient with their employees in regard to dress codes and flexible working in order to help them work as comfortably as possible. The advice comes as the hot weather continues to affect much of the UK,… Read more »

Salters Den

Salters Den competition 2018 now open for entry

17th July 2018

Salters Den is back for 2018. The competition is looking for an entrepreneur or new business start up in the Northwich & Winsford area that is worthy of winning a prize of £2,500 and on-going expert advice. Entries can be submitted online from the 1st of July 2018. Salters Den sees local businesses Howard Worth… Read more »

staff benefits

New global trends mean employers need to review international employee benefits

10th July 2018

The pace of growth in different areas of the world is changing, and as employers send staff to new regions, they need to adapt to these changing trends to ensure they comply with legislation and that staff benefits are given and supported. Recent changes The economy in East Asia and Pacific is buoyant and growth… Read more »