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1086 Article(s) Found

Rukia marries training with business

A NEW Oldham business is offering training courses to help young people get into the lucrative Asian wedding market. Rukia Khan...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Airport is jewel in the crown

MANCHESTER Airport - which is part-owned by Oldham Council - is flying high after being crowned UK Airport of the...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Another award for estate agent

Estate agency Ryder and Dutton has won another award - following a double success revealed yesterday. The company, with 14 offices...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Special agents

Estate agent Ryder and Dutton has won two prestigious national awards. The estate agency, which has 14 offices in the North...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Elected mayor plans welcomed

PLANS for the Manchester city-region to have an elected mayor have been welcomed by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. Director...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

All change for cash-handling firm

INNOVATIVE Technology has taken ownership of a new £3million office building at its Derker Street site in Oldham. The cash-handling business...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Courier king Warren clocks up 25 years

AN Oldham man is celebrating 25 years in business. Warren Etchells (46) from Chadderton, owns QED Business Services which evolved...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Business flooding in for Neptune

A FAILSWORTH company is pioneering a new flood barrier that could save millions of pounds for governments and communities. Michael Mulvihill...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Shopping software wins star prize

AN Oldham company whose mobile phone app tells shoppers about the latest offers has been named Innovation Business of the...

Date Online: 04/11/2014

Match made in office

IN a move that consolidates its position as the North-West’s largest independent office supplies company, Oldham-based ZenOffice has announced a...

Date Online: 31/10/2014

Manchester airport set for a record year

Manchester Airport - which is part owned by Oldham Council - is on course to smash its all-time record of...

Date Online: 31/10/2014

Do you have brainiest business?

ENTRIES are now flowing in for the second Oldham Corporate Quiz at the White Hart, Lydgate, on November 20. Following the...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Forecourt Frank goes so close

A 74-year-old petrol station owner from Lees has narrowly missed out on being named best forecourt assistant at a trade...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Luminar lands award

THE company that runs one of Oldham’s biggest nightclubs has won a top entertainment award. The Luminar Group, which operates Liquid...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Fit for work!

RL star urges bosses to set the pace of a healthy lifestyle HEALTHY lifestyles in the workplace was the theme of...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Dragonsí Den challenge for traders

INDEPENDENT traders are showcasing their flair as part of an ambitious plan to boost business in Lees and Shaw. Oldham Council’s...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Councils lead way over bill payments

COUNCILS across Greater Manchester are outperforming big business when it comes to paying their bills on time. The Federation of Small...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Business in bulking up for pair

TWO men with a passion for keeping fit have turned their hobby into a fast-growing business. Mark Strain from Chadderton and...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Wright partners for firmís growth

JD Williams has appointed Eric Wright Construction to build its warehouse extension in Shaw. Beal Lane is a distribution centre for...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Trust in us ó firm gains top accolade

Oldham company Peter Cox Ltd has become the first and only national preservation company to receive a Which? Trusted Trader...

Date Online: 03/10/2014

Investment fuels firmís ambition

A FAMILY firm that has been part of the Oldham business community since 1907 has invested more than £400,000 to...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Specialist hired to lead Far East expansion

SADDLEWORTH entrepreneur Gavin Wheeldon is targeting the Asia Pacific region with his latest venture, Purple WiFi. Mr Wheeldon, from Greenfield, who...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Quiz is banking on your support

THE Oldham Corporate Quiz - which last year raised more than £2,400 for Royton’s Dr Kershaw’s Hospice - is to...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Ceiling blindís hot potential

AN Oldham man has come up with an innovative window blind set to take the conservatory world by storm. Peter Hilton...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Freight company spreads its wings

SADDLEWORTH freight forwarding business Insped Ltd has made significant changes as part of an expansion programme that includes opening a...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Project will see 100 new jobs created

AN Oldham business has bought a century-old Bury mill for almost £1 million and intends to create 100 jobs. The downside...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Chinese chance for Oldham companies

OLDHAM companies are invited to join a Chinese trade mission to Chengdu, Wuhan and Hong Kong this autumn. The visit, from...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Markís tweet a winner with TV dragon

AN Oldham entrepreneur nearly fell off his chair when BBC “Dragons’ Den” star Theo Paphitis chose his business as the...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Revenues at record high

LEADING manufacturer of aerosols and consumer chemicals James Briggs Ltd has announced its highest quarterly revenues... in 180 years! The Oldham...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Firms backed over public-sector work

NORTH-WEST firms and small businesses are being urged to name and shame the public-sector organisations that treat them unfairly in...

Date Online: 15/08/2014