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AMSHIRE – AN ‘A’ LIST COMPANY

Amshire IT Solutions will mark 2016 by celebrating 21 years in business. The family-owned IT solutions company prides itself on being ‘big enough to cope, small enough to care’ and, back in 1995, chairman and founder Trevor Taylor wanted a company name that people would remember. Trevor says: “I wanted something that was very memorable, very easy to pronounce and easy to spell. “Without really realising it I had created a detailed brief in my head for the ideal name. “The name had to start with ‘A’ so as to be at, or near to the top of any...

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MAN’S WORLD SERVICE

From its UK HQ in Stockport, MAN Diesel & Turbo UK provides worldwide support to the full range of all products manufactured by the world’s leading provider of large diesel engines and turbomachinery that operate in the UK Production of engines at MAN Diesel & Turbo Ltd in Stockport may have ended a decade ago but the company still has a massive role to play in their upkeep. The company is the world’s leading supplier of engines for ships and power plants. They can also be found in trains, oil rigs, private yachts, coastguard vessels and even under the...

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Importance of video in marketing

YouTube is second only to Google as a search platform and will continue to grow. A Cisco study predicts that 69 per cent of consumer internet traffic will be video by 2017, so now is the time to start establishing a video audience for your business. There is a growing importance of video in marketing activity. Today’s technology means that video is a more affordable and accessible part of the marketing mix. Equipment is less cumbersome and more portable and, with careful planning, a one-take solution is easily achieved. One company that can help you grow your audience is...

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Award winning Midshire see phenomenal growth

There are many positive signs that businesses have well and truly shaken off the recession and are in growth mode. None is more evident than at Midshire Business Systems in Stockport. Award winning Midshire was established 18 years ago in Stockport and is one of five companies to make up the Midshire Group. Led by Julian Stafford, the company has grown from zero customers and two employees, to now supplying over 2,000 customers and currently services 3,800 machines in the field. Now employing over 65 staff, Julian has also opened a further two regional offices in Sheffield and Wales,...

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IN Accountancy, IN Favour at Business Awards

IN Accountancy celebrated its third birthday by being named Most Promising Young Business at the 2015 Stockport Business Awards. IN Accountancy’s MD, Sarah Harkness, who picked up the award at Stockport Town Hall, said: “We pride ourselves as Stockport accountants who provide exceptional service for local businesses, so this award really fits the bill.” Sarah joined the business as a consultant to help with positioning, marketing and growth. This led to the acquisition of the Harrison Newall practice on Buxton Road, Hazel Grove, where the full team is now based. After successfully managing the post-acquisition phase, Sarah bought into...

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