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Improving your performance through your people – A fully funded course

An initiative for businesses in Greater Manchester brought to you by Business Network South Manchester Read more

Date: 12 January 2022

A look back at 2021 by one of our members

Kerry Burgess of Cheshire Business Directory has put pen to paper on some the questions Read more

Date: 10 January 2022

Time To Sell The Family Farm – A Blog By Members Oakwood Valuation Surveyors

As we enter a new year, after the most unusual couple of years that we Read more

Date: 7 January 2022

10 Tips to prepare your business for sale.

Business Network South Manchester member Paul Dodgshon of Uscita has recently written the article below Read more

Date: 4 January 2022

Bookkeeping tips

December blog is our Christmas bookkeeping tips and one of these is about the Xero Read more

Date: 22 December 2021

Financial support for businesses including SSP for COVID absences

A run down on the financial support announced by the Chancellor – Emma Fay HR Read more

Date: 21 December 2021


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