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My Parcel Delivery has poached Duane Dobson, the lead web designer from recently floated ao.com, to lead a redesign of its website.

Dobson spent 18 months with the Bolton-based online electrical retailer, during which he was involved in the company’s re-branding programme and its move into selling audio visual equipment.

E-commerce company Visualsoft is aiming to create 50 jobs over the next year after completing a management buyout.

Led by founding director Dean Benson, the MBO comes after a record-breaking year for the Stockton-on-Tees business - and it's now aiming to treble turnover by 2017.

CTI Digital has unveiled a new site in support of Gatwick Airport's bid to be selected as London's next runway.

Gatwick is up against Heathrow in the race to be awarded a new runway, and the 'Gatwick Obviously' site is intended to act as a focal point for any interested party to access key facts and information about its bid.

We’re holding an open evening for people interested in joining the forthcoming Leeds cohort of the MMU/Prolific North Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Communications Management Course.

The evening will provide comprehensive information about the course content, structure and assessment, preparing for your university experience and application guidance.

Cybercrime is costing North West’s businesses almost £107m every year, that’s according to a new report from Lancaster University.

It found that smaller businesses are most vulnerable to hackers and industrial espionage, partly due to their size, but also as they’re unlikely to have robust security measures in place.

BBC Sport has recorded its biggest ever month online, with 77.5m unique browsers in June, which beats the previous record, set during London 2012 (73.6m).

The Salford-based department also had its highest ever weekly mobile reach, with 8.1m unique UK browsers during the first full week of the World Cup.

Outsourcery has announced a new 5 year contract with a new unnamed customer.

The business, run by Dragon Piers Linney, made the statement to the stock exchange, saying that the new work will bring in a minimum of £70k every month.

Manchester City has become the first Premier League club to use the voice-messaging social network, Bubbly.

The service, which enables users to create a 90 second voice blog, now has more than 40m subscribers worldwide.

Manchester agency Cube3 has opened an office in London.

The agency reported a 31% growth in turnover in the first quarter of the year and believes expansion into the capital is a "logical next step".

Harrogate digital agency Impression DP has appointed Adam Bushell as its new head of digital.

Bushell has worked at various agencies and was most recently a senior developer at Unit4.

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