It is now just a little over a year since the BBC's presence at MediaCity in Salford became fully operational. With another 700 or so posts to be further relocated to Salford over the next few years, we take stock of what's actually now on the ground in Salford.
Newcastle-based Admiral PR has created a report measuring the top performing 200 companies in the North of England, using over 15 different social media and online ‘markers’, to discover how they fare in terms of making the most impact from their use of social media.
Procam Television, which has operations in London and Manchester has undergone an MBO with the company stating it has plans to accelerate the company's expansion by launching as yet unnamed new facilities and services in both London and Manchester in the coming months.
As part of some new senior changes announced at the BBC, Peter Salmon the director of BBC North, has been given additional responsibilities to his current role leading the divisions based at MediaCity in Salford.
Auto Trader, once the indispensable bible for all car buyers and sellers that sold over 300,000 copies a week, will print its last edition next month with the loss of 150 jobs.. Following our report in March revealing that Trader Media Group had entered consultations with staff, the company has confirmed it will complete its transition to digital-only when it publishes its last hard copy on June 28.