23 Oct 18:45

5 Ways To Make Yourself A More Attractive Man

While looks form part of our attraction to other people, it is not the be-all and end-all of the dating world. Looks can fade over time, while your personality lasts forever and that’s what’s most important. However, if you are someone who worries about their appearance when it comes to dating, he...
23 Oct 16:15

Newcastle based artist Alexander Millar launches his Autumn 2020 paintings

One of the UK’s best-selling artists, Alexander Millar launches his new collection oil paintings and limited edition prints today. Alexander Millar, who has lived in Newcastle for the last 35 years, is one of the UK’s most loved and collectable artists. A self-taught, contemporary impressionist art...
23 Oct 09:30

National Jigsaw Day - Spread Some Puzzle Positivity on Tuesday 3rd November

Wentworth Wooden Puzzles are calling for Puzzle Positivity ahead of National Jigsaw Day on Tuesday 3rd November. National Jigsaw Day is celebrated every year by puzzlers of all levels and this year will be no exception. The Wiltshire-based company make high-quality wooden puzzles and were responsi...
23 Oct 00:45

Laurus rebrand delivers one-of-a-kind Italian luxury

LAURUS creates luxurious handbags and accessories from exotic leathers, delicately constructed by craftsmen (and women!) in Lombardia, Italy, a region famous for its legacy of fastidious leatherwork. With each design taking an artisan between 60-72 hours to complete, LAURUS’ pieces are prized for th...
22 Oct 17:15

Craft Producers Unite To Donate Profits To Families In Need This Christmas

Craft drinks startup, Tom Savano, has partnered with other artisanal brands to help families who need it most by donating all profits from their limited edition, artisanal Christmas hampers. Collaborating with other small, owner-run artisan food producers, Tom Savano has created the ultimate craft...
22 Oct 16:15

The importance of an accountability partner

In 2018, the North West was the region with the highest business death rate in the UK1, at 13.5%. With those figures only expected to rise rapidly when the numbers for 2020 are revealed, it’s crucial now for business owners to stay on track. One of the best proven ways to do just that is by introduc...
22 Oct 15:00

Chamber responds to Chancellor’s announcement of further support for businesses

Commenting on the Chancellor’s announcement of further support for businesses, Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, Head of Research at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, said: “Businesses across the UK and their employees will welcome the additional support that the Chancellor has today announced f...
22 Oct 10:30

Emperia is launching an immersive Virtual Reality online shopping experience

London-based start-up, Emperia, has partnered with USA-based fashion brand I S CAL (Imaginative Soul Curious About Life), to create an innovative virtual shopping experience. Emperia, an innovative VR company, is preparing to change the virtual shopping world by launching a new virtual reality s...
22 Oct 10:15

Amdaris Co-CEOs recognised as 'ones to watch' in national award

Vlad Nanu and Andy Rogers, Co-CEOs of software development business Amdaris, have been recognised as business leaders to watch in this years LDC top most 50 ambitious business leader awards. https://ldc.co.uk/top-50/2020/ Amdaris is a nearshore software development business headquartered in Bristo...
22 Oct 08:30

Widening Pavements Using Upcycled Materials

Repurposed cargo pallets become jungle-themed curb extensions along Atlantic Road to help give people more space to socially-distance while shopping or simply passing by. Spin joined forces with Joel De Mowbray of Yes Make and Dennis Boateng of InUse-ReUse to create safer streets in London’s famous...
22 Oct 08:30

The kids coding dojos slipping the grip of lockdown

Kids coding specialist, Code Ninjas, is celebrating a bumper few months having launched no fewer than five coding schools across Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire and Greater London since August. This rapid rate of growth, during a global pandemic, comes after Justin Nihiser, technology and franch...
21 Oct 20:30

Reliant Couriers & Haulage announce new website and accreditation

Reliant Courier & Haulage Ltd, which is a same and next-day delivery courier service operating in Northamptonshire, is proud to announce the release of their new website, as well as receiving accreditation from the Road Haulage Association. Reliant Courier & Haulage's new website, which is now l...
21 Oct 17:15

Mazuma Strikes a Landmark Deal with Software Giant FreshBooks

The UK’s leading online accountancy firm for small and micro businesses has been chosen to join forces with the FreshBooks, the number 2 small business invoicing and accounting software in America, with paying customers in 100+ countries. Mazuma has a proven track record of being tech-focused and...
21 Oct 12:30

Busting the myths around head lice

With the school year in full swing and the cold nights drawing in, we’re set to see the return of a not-so-welcome visitor. Head lice come back with a vengeance each and every year, causing havoc with families across the country, so it’s essential to be prepared for that eventuality. Over time, th...
21 Oct 11:00

Key industry report suggests lenders return to SME lending, but eyes are on Covid

The respected quarterly SME Lending Monitor, published by government appointed lending portal Funding Xchange, reports signs of ‘green shoots in Autumn’ with a tentative recovery in SME lending. But the close alignment between the number of coronavirus cases and the volume of the guaranteed governm...
21 Oct 09:15

Decision on Tier 3 Business Support Funding Required Urgently

Commenting on the news that Greater Manchester will be in Tier 3 with effect from Friday 23rd October and no definite amount confirmed for business support Chris Fletcher, Policy Director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, said: “With the clock ticking down to the imposition of Tier 3 on Fri...
20 Oct 17:45

Chamber Reacts to Greater Manchester Being Placed in Tier 3

Commenting on the news that Greater Manchester will be in Tier 3 with a substantially reduced financial package, Chris Fletcher, Policy Director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, said: “This news comes as a bitter blow to the whole of Greater Manchester, its businesses and its residents. Th...
20 Oct 17:30

Entrepreneur launches The Adventure Foundation to help people in financial hardship to experience the outdoors.

A north Wales based entrepreneur has just launched The Adventure Foundation to help families, groups or individuals to experience nature and the outdoors if they’re living in financial hardship. Jason Rawles, 45, CEO and Founder or The Aspire Leadership Academy and Aspire Adventures explains why thi...