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Expert advice from leading experts across Greater Manchester. Read on for expertise from business leaders in our region covering a wide range of sectors.

The importance of giving a DAM about your pension during these difficult times

Following the Governments introduction of the Auto enrolment scheme in 2012, almost all of us now have a pension plan […]
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The global pandemic is accelerating the Future of Work – are you ready?

Manchester has always been at the forefront of revolution and change. The Covid-19 pandemic has been testing for all, with […]
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Planning your workplace in a post Covid-19 world

Uncertainty haunts every organisation as it develops its ‘return-to-work’ strategies. How do you accommodate your new ‘blended workplace/ practices’ (ie […]
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Supply contracts: the new rules on termination

On 26 June 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the “Act”) came into force. Although much of the […]
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The role of culture in cities and place making

When I arrived in Manchester as a student in the 1980s, much as I loved the place, it was a […]
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The mixed fortunes of ESG: Will we see a rebalancing after the crisis?

This was supposed to be the decade to save the planet. At the start of 2020, and with the earth […]
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Upcoming Events

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Freeformers Digital Workshops: Innovation, Cyber Security, Data and AI

Date: Tuesday 5th February 2019

Time: 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

Freeformers will be delivering four workshops on key themes.  Participants are welcome to attend just 1 or all 4 workshops […]

Politics 101 and an introduction to Public Affairs

Date: Tuesday 29th January 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Do you know what public affairs is? Have you considered how the politics could affect your work and business? Have […]

Masterclass: Leading Effective Meetings

Date: Friday 1st February 2019

Time: 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

Employee engagement feedback consistently show that the management of meetings is seen as one of the key improvements managers can […]