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Nearly 500 businesses in Manchester and Salford have secured Government grants of up to £3,000 to help with the cost of getting faster broadband, according to new figures.

Salford Business School has won a top European award for a free online social media training resource for businesses.

A Salford-based business, which was founded in 1850, has been bought by Wrekin Shell Mouldings Limited in a deal secured by North West accountancy firm Mitchell Charlesworth.

Businesses in the North West of England that have done their bit to forge an economic relationship with mainland China can win recognition for their efforts in a competition run by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).

Digital marketing firm umi Digital has opened an office in MediaCityUK as part of its ongoing expansion plans.

Peter Salmon, the director of BBC North, will be questioned by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee next week.

A new residential development in Salford is being named after soft drinks brand Vimto.

Calibre Solicitors, which trades as Legal Gateway, has collapsed and entered administration.

Salford-based JMC IT has been shortlisted in the best employer category at the UK IT Industry Awards.

The owner of MediaCityUK, Peel Group, has agreed a deal to buy the Lowry Outlet Mall in Salford Quays.

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