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Monday, 3 August 2009

Briefed: the latest news from the Chamber website

Member News: 'Change and survive' says Ready Steady Store poll
A third of local businesses claim to have changed their product and service offering over the past six months according to a new study.

Manchester creates more jobs
Greater Manchester has been given £52 million to create up to 8,000 jobs over the next two years through The Future Jobs Fund.

Member News: PwC hosts budding business tycoons
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) in Manchester has joined forces with education charity Young Enterprise and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) to provide local students with first hand business experience.

Member News: Lisa Dicken is the latest to join HURST’s expanding team
Following a series of new client wins, the growing tax team at HURST, the Stockport and Manchester accountants and business advisors, has been strengthened by the appointment of Lisa Dicken as associate partner.

North West businesses must now act to counter effects caused by swine flu
Chartered accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers are warning businesses to prepare for the potentially "immense" effects of widespread absenteeism caused by a predicted onslaught of swine flu this autumn.

Workers Memorial Day consultation begins
The Government today launched a consultation into officially recognising Workers Memorial Day to remember those who lose their lives at work.

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