Mike Cutt new non-executive director at Access Point Read more

Mike Cutt new non-executive director at Access Point

Mike Cutt new non-executive director at Access Point: HR expert Mike Cutt is a new non-executive director at the Southport marketing agency Access Point. After starting out in the banking sector, Cutt moved into HR with senior positions at Boots, B & Q, and Thomas Cook. He now focuses on consultancy, with highlights including his […]

Stockport Homes win Public Sector award Read more

Stockport Homes win Public Sector award

Stockport Homes win Public Sector award: Stockport Homes has won the Public Sector award at the Greater Manchester Skills for Business awards. The winners were announced at a ceremony at Lancashire County Cricket Club on July 1. The award recognises Greater Manchester businesses that invest in the skills of their employees. Stockport Homes won the award for […]

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Yorkshire-born Viner awarded in Women’s Hour Power List

Yorkshire-born Viner awarded in Women’s Hour Power List: Katharine Viner, The Guardian’s chief editor who hails from Yorkshire, has been named as one of the ten people on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour Power List. She became The Guardian’s first female editor-in-chief in March, and yesterday won the prestigious award in a special programme presented by […]

Frack off Read more

Frack off

Frack off: Britain’s potentially lucrative fracking industry suffered another setback on Monday, as Lancashire County Council ignored their own legal advisors and voted against an application for a drilling site. Cuadrilla were denied permission to drill and hydraulically fracture four exploratory wells, with their application being turned down because of an “adverse urbanising effect on […]

Bredbury Hall saved from administration Read more

Bredbury Hall saved from administration

Bredbury Hall saved from administration: Golam Sarwar, a Bangladeshi businessman who owns Dhaka’s five-star Hotel Sarina, has bought Bredbury Hall from administration in a multi-million pound transaction. Two hundred and fifty jobs will be saved as the Stockport country club undergoes a £1m upgrade in the anticipation it will then be purchased by a major […]