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Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Briefed: the latest news from the Chamber website

Member News: Pinsent Masons supports Construction Sector on new Competition Law Code of Conduct
Law firm and GM Chamber member Pinsent Masons was delighted to assist in the drafting of the new Competition Law Code of Conduct for the construction sector in conjunction with industry bodies, the UK Contractors Group (UKCG) and the National Federation of Builders (NFB).

Member News: Allenbuild North West Skates to Success with £16M New Contracts
The North West office of Allenbuild has secured four projects worth a total of £16m.

Chamber News: GCSE students should consider all options
Commenting on today's GCSE results, Chris Fletcher, Deputy Chief Executive of Greater Manchester Chamber, said: "Most of those receiving their GCSE results today will be planning to do A-levels and then go on to university.

Member News: Taxman's offer to ease tax burden snapped up by North West small businesses
Record numbers of small businesses in the North West are using a pioneering scheme to ease their tax burden in the recession, according to accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers.

Don't let safety get lost in waste management, RoSPA to urge
The waste management sector will be urged not to lose sight of safety in the midst of competing industry issues at a RoSPA conference.

New high speed rail link will serve Manchester
Network Rail have today announced that Manchester will be one of the cities connected to the proposed new High Speed Rail Link from London to Glasgow.

Member News: Tangerine to get fruity with Soreen
Leading agency, Tangerine, just got even fruitier after being selected to promote one of the UK's best loved and longest standing snack brands - Soreen.

Member News: Trams on track to be back for 1 September
Tram services are on schedule to return to Altrincham and Eccles next week, when several major projects on the two Metrolink lines are due for completion.

North West shows off its full potential as PRIDE 2009 produces record equalling entries
PR professional across the North West are continuing to shine despite the credit crunch as this year's PRide Awards get set to be the biggest yet.

Member News: Warning over text message scam
A warning has been issued regarding electronic communications from bogus organisations which offer to refund overpaid tax directly into the recipient's bank account, if they provide the details.

Corporation Tax Alert for Agents and Businesses
HMRC is writing to half a million companies and tax agents this month, to alert them to important changes to Corporation Tax (CT) filing.

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