Laura Pye, Head of Culture for Bristol City Council, has been appointed Director of National Museums Liverpool.
Vauxhall Motors UK has appointed McCann Manchester for media planning and buying across its 323-strong UK dealer network.
Leyland-based management software company QiSOFT is set for further growth with the help of a £300,000 loan from Lancashire Rosebud Finance.
Manchester immersive entertainment business Immotion has teamed up with Merlin Entertainments to create a LEGO-themed VR Experience in Boston.
The agreement, which was announced to the stock market today, will create a grocery powerhouse with combined revenues of £51bn, although it is still subject to approval by competition authorities.
Leeds brand design consultancy Elmwood has opened applications for entrepreneurs innovating in consumer health to join a 12-week accelerator programme.
Liverpool-based virtual reality social network vTime has secured $7.6 million (£5.4 million) in Series A funding.
Indian IT giant Tech Mahindra has opened an ‘HQ for North’ in Salford Quays that will create 60 new jobs.
Manchester’s Milk Jnr’s & Kidworks has launched a new bespoke children’s pack for LEGOLAND Discovery Centre that is being rolled out in 18 cities around the world.
A 30% pay rise given to the Strategic Communications Director at Manchester City Council within the last 18 months has been described as “stomach turning” by the Council’s sole opposition member.