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Rosette Merchant Bank has marked its first deal of 2018 with the acquisition of the 149,000 sq ft Tesco Extra supermarket and an accompanying retail parade in Oldham, from Bowmer & Kirkland.
Date Published 23/02/2018
The amount Oldham workers are paid is above the regional average, according to a new salary survey.
Date Published 22/02/2018
John Tague, the founder of Liverpool-based independent crisp company and Dragon’s Den contender, was in town to spread his words of business wisdom at the Oldham College.
Date Published 19/02/2018
A multiple award-winning Oldham furniture manufacturer and retailer has created new jobs and investment by opening its’ third showroom in the north-west.
Figures just published show that 31,124 new companies were formed in Greater Manchester during 2017 – demonstrating that it provides a supportive environment for new business...
Date Published 16/02/2018
Panda pre-school on Broadway in Chadderton is celebrating after OFSTED rated them 'Good' in all areas in their first inspection.
Date Published 15/02/2018
Barclays has appointed Ruksana Younis as Business Relationship Manager in Oldham, based at the High Street branch in the town centre.
Date Published 14/02/2018
The next Mahdlo Business Breakfast - featuring guest speaker Victoria Gosling OBE - will be held on International Women’s Day, March 8, between 9am – 10:30am.
Date Published 13/02/2018
Shoppers in Oldham are feeling loved-up this Valentine’s Day as new research shows they’ll splash out more than £6.3m on gifts, wining and dining, and mini-breaks.
Date Published 12/02/2018
Award-winning estate agency Ryder & Dutton has acquired Mortimers Estate Agents, a long-established Lancashire agency based in the Ribble Valley and Blackburn area.
Oldham-based furniture industry doors, boards and fittings supplier Hill’s Panel Products (HPP) is providing products for hundreds of new apartments in Manchester city centre.
Retailers are being urged to share details of a prolific iTunes scam with all their staff so that they can act as the last line of defence against fraudsters.
Date Published 10/02/2018
Businesswoman Frances Day has plans to launch Bird Board in Oldham and beyond during 2018.
Date Published 07/02/2018
A design and digital marketing agency celebrated its 10th anniversary with a party attended by business clients, the Mayor of Oldham, friends and family.
Date Published 06/02/2018
Discount retailer B&M Bargains is opening a new outlet in Oldham town centre this Friday (16th).
Matt Goode’s impressive work in managing a project to ‘hold back’ the River Mersey has won an industry award.
Close to 1,000 construction professionals attended the annual Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Greater Manchester Quantity Surveying (QS) & Construction Dinner...
Date Published 02/02/2018
Campaigners are calling for urgent action following the revelation that in 14 rural local authority areas in England, four out of five households do not receive 4G mobile coverage...
Date Published 01/02/2018
Oldham-based Energi Mine has raised £8 million for its new cryptocurrency, ETK Tokens during the pre-sale period of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO).
Date Published 29/01/2018
Rochdale Online is to provide the platform for the new owners of one of the oldest newspapers in England to return the title to people’s computers, tablets and mobile phones.
Date Published 19/01/2018
Frozen food specialist Iceland has announced intentions to become the first major retailer to eliminate plastic packaging in the next five years.
Date Published 16/01/2018
Householders are being called on to support the battle against fly-tipping, by thinking twice about how they dispose of their rubbish this Christmas.
Date Published 23/12/2017
Rural landlords have warned of chaos in the residential lettings market due to uncertainty over how to comply with energy efficiency rules.
Date Published 22/12/2017
Just 46% of SMEs in the North West have been able to access capital through their chosen funding route, compared to the slightly lower UK average of 41%. However, even those able...
Date Published 13/12/2017
Oldham’s Energi Mine has made its most significant appointment to date with Silicon Valley based technology entrepreneur Keith Teare joining the company’s advisory board.
Date Published 01/12/2017
On the day virtual currency Bitcoin hit a record high, Manchester-based Energi Mine has revealed plans to raise £12 million for its new cryptocurrency, ETK Tokens.
CLA Legal Adviser Andrew Gillett said: “Drones have huge potential to benefit a wide range of industries, particularly agriculture so it is vital that regulations keep pace.
Date Published 30/11/2017
Technical insulation manufacturer Armacell UK Ltd, located on Mars Street in Oldham, has recently received a highly coveted World Class Manufacturing award.
Date Published 27/11/2017
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) and Mobile UK, the trade body for the UK’s mobile network operators (MNOs), have announced a new partnership to promote essential...
Date Published 22/11/2017
Ex-military serviceman, Oldham-based Aaron Barnes is starting a new and exciting career in the retail motor sector, thanks to an innovative partnership between the forces and...
Date Published 10/11/2017
Santa Claus is coming to town on a festive double-decker bus with the return of a free family event at Elk Mill.
The Government must act urgently to change the law to help local economies protect themselves in the face of today’s rapidly evolving terror threat, according to a new report out...
Date Published 09/11/2017
Several leading heritage organisations have formed an alliance to raise concerns with the Government over the way ‘flawed’ energy efficiency policy treats traditional buildings.
Last week, on Wednesday 1 November, I proudly attended the Duke of York’s Pitch at the Palace event, hosted at St Jame’s Palace in London. I was there to support our three local...
Date Published 07/11/2017
Energi Mine has been appointed to launch the world’s first cryptocurrency payment system for Electric Vehicle (EV) charging points.
Date Published 06/11/2017
Amidst warnings of more disappointing productivity growth to come, downgrades to the public finances and Brexit related uncertainty, North West manufacturers are urging the...
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is asking the city-region’s business people to put themselves forward and apply to join his Business Advisory Panel.
Date Published 03/11/2017
The CLA (Country Land and Business Association) is once again urging local authorities, community groups and private individuals staging Bonfire Night displays not to release sky...
Date Published 02/11/2017
MPs and Peers from across the parties turned out to show their support for continued investment in the countryside through Brexit and beyond at an event in Parliament organised by...
Date Published 27/10/2017
Lord Rupert Redesdale has joined Oldham-based Energi Mine’s advisory board.
Lord Redesdale is a member of the House of Lords and CEO of the Energy Manager’s Association, Carbon...
Date Published 25/10/2017
Kamal Basran shared valuable business insights at Mahdlo Youth Zone networking event on Thursday (19 October) as guest speaker at Mahdlo’s Business Breakfast.
Date Published 24/10/2017
Companies across the North West are being encouraged to help beat heart disease in the local area by joining forces with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) - Europe’s largest...
European counterparts in investment in machinery and robots, with a number of barriers at play including cost, uncertainty about returns and skills.
Date Published 23/10/2017
Local authorities must step up and allow traditional farm buildings to be sympathetically adapted for other uses or important rural heritage will be lost, according to the CLA.
Date Published 21/10/2017
The third quarter of 2017 has seen the North West’s listed companies add almost £1.9bn to their total values, according to business advisory firm Deloitte.
The latest North...
The CLA, whose members – landowners, farmers and rural businesses – frequently face having to clear up rubbish fly-tipped on private land, says fly-tipping is a national disgrace...
PMD business finance, based in Oldham, has partnered with HR and employment law specialist Howarths People and Safety Management, based in West Yorkshire, to implement a new...
Date Published 17/10/2017
Team Spirit opened its doors to over 120 VIP guests at a Grand Opening Showcase evening on Thursday 5 October.
The newly transformed HQ, based in Oldham, was revealed to...
Date Published 13/10/2017
The North West’s housing market lacked momentum in September, as demand from new buyers and sales fell, and the shift in interest rate expectations contributed to buyer caution...
Date Published 12/10/2017
Oldham-based Energi Mine, the blockchain-based business that uses Deep Learning Artificial Intelligence models to streamline the energy procurement process, is to become the first...
Date Published 11/10/2017
Communities Minister Alok Sharma has announced a government consultation to review the effectiveness of current enforcement against unauthorised developments and encampments.
An Oldham technology boss is predicting humans will be banned from driving cars within the next 25 years - and is calling on the UK government to be the first to introduce...
On World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10 October) The Institute of Leadership & Management’s new report: Mind Culture shows how many employees who report mental health problems face...
With less than six months to go until a crucial deadline for meeting new energy efficiency standards, the CLA has slammed Ministers for their failure to confront the fundamentally...
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has launched a campaign with property industry charity LandAid to raise over £2 million in the biggest ever fundraising...
Date Published 09/10/2017
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