#EatOutToHelpOut (EOTHO) may have ended but that doesn’t mean the hospitality industry in Manchester isn’t in need of continued support from the great and the good of this fine city. Here at Manchester Young Professionals, we’re passionate about supporting the entire hospitality industry even when there aren’t any discounts available! So, in today’s blog, we thought we’d highlight a few … Continued

(Photo: Shirlaine Forrest / WireImage) The #WeMakeEvents protests that occurred across Manchester in August shone a light on just how important the events industry is for the economy here in the city. It not only supports jobs but it also contributes to Manchester’s thriving, and famous, culture of creativity and inclusion. During these difficult times, the events … Continued

It’s impossible to ignore the Coronavirus and the effect it has had on the country. From the little things like not being able to visit the shops or head to your local to more devastating consequences like the immense loss of life and the separation of families for an extended period. It can be easy … Continued

We know a lot of businesses across Manchester have had to adapt to this strange and uncertain time we’re currently living in. No matter what sector they find themselves in the Coronavirus pandemic has radically altered our way of life, from shops and retail stores like the Arndale to bars, restaurants and marketing agencies. As a writer in the … Continued

Since 2019 the team here at Manchester Young Professionals has been raising money to help people with mental health issues across the Greater Manchester region. We’re delighted to say that we have raised £4000 for the fantastic charity Manchester Mind! We did this by donating £1 for every ticket sold to one of our networking events and it’s great to … Continued

It’s fair to say that not being able to meet up with people in large groups has kind of put a dampener on the whole networking thing. Those huge events, where hundreds of like-minded people turn up to swap contact details, touch base and swap ideas and thoughts about their specific industry have been reduced … Continued

Manchester is back…! Well, not exactly as we know it, but this Saturday marks the return of Restaurants and Bars as they reopen for the first time since March as we entered lockdown. Many of Manchester’s restaurants and bars will open, having worked hard to get themselves into a position to welcome customers back aligning … Continued

As we begin to see parts of our lives returning to a greater degree of normality, we along with everyone else are intrigued to see the implications of Covid-19 on everyone’s working lives. In this article, we’re taking a look at the impact on office space and whether there really will be a radical change … Continued

What a difference a few months makes! At the time of writing, the UK is entering its 12th week of lockdown. Life as we know it has been upended and streets, bars and restaurants have been deserted. We spend our days sheltered in our homes watching and hoping that our sacrifice (if you can call … Continued

The Manchester community has been hit hard by COVID-19. As well as social isolation and separation from our loved ones, businesses have had to adapt their practices to try and continue to sell their products and services. In today’s blog, we wanted to highlight one of these businesses. We recently spoke to our friends at Barry’s about … Continued

“We know now, more than ever, people are struggling with their mental health. We know that some people may be experiencing poor mental health for the first time, or existing conditions may be exacerbated. We are here and ready to help anyone in Manchester who needs our support.” – Elizabeth Simpson, CEO Manchester Mind   … Continued

  At MYP, we want to help support our community in whatever way we can throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, below are is some useful information from the NSPCC about talking to children about the outbreak. We hope you’re all staying safe and well at home, Manchester 💛     Thanks for reading!  

Tell us a bit about who you are and what you do. I live in Manchester, have two businesses here (A legal recruitment business & an online job-site.) Love a good podcast! Love audiobooks and I appreciate a good emoji and meme 🤝 How did you get involved with Manchester Young Professionals? Well my business … Continued

Weʼre raising money to feed NHS workers in Greater Manchester and the North with hot meals and essential groceries from local restaurants, shops and coffee shops. Here’s how you can donate: bit.ly/NHS-Fundraiser A simple hot meal or some milk, fruit, vegetables and bread to take home can really make a difference to an NHS workers’ … Continued

  Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – All UK employers with a PAYE scheme that started on or before 28th February, will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis. HMRC will pay employers a grant worth 80% of … Continued

So – you’ve suddenly been told to work from home, and quite frankly your kitchen table or lounge aren’t really up to it! Your office has got ergonomically designed desks and chairs, break out areas, stand up desks and all of the IT in all the right places. And home, well, home is home – … Continued

We recently had the great pleasure of handing over £2,586 to Joanna from our local charity partner Manchester Mind. £1 from every ticket bought for an MYP event goes directly to Manchester Mind. On behalf of Joanna at Manchester Mind, we want to say THANK YOU  to our members for the outstanding support of the … Continued

Tell us a bit about who you are and what you do. Manchester Mind is a local mental health charity which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. As with all local Mind associations, we’re a proud member of the national Mind network, but an independent charity (1102058) raising all our own funds. We provide a … Continued

Tell us a bit about who you are and what you do. Axon Moore Group is a specialist Executive, Permanent and Interim financial recruitment group that operates across the North West. We have a dedicated team that specialises in supporting Newly Qualified ACA, CIMA and ACCA Accountants looking for new opportunities, ranging from private equity-backed … Continued

Tell us a bit about who you are and what you do. I’m responsible for the recruitment and marketing of the Manchester MBA programmes at Alliance Manchester Business School. I’ve worked in business education for almost 15 years now. My role has taken me across the world and I have done business in North America, … Continued

Tell us a bit about who you are and what you do. As a specialist boutique legal recruitment agency with over 25 years in the business Chadwick Nott help legal professionals across the UK and internationally with their career choices. How did you get involved with Manchester Young Professionals? Early in 2019, we sponsored one … Continued

We enjoyed speaking with Alliance Manchester Business School earlier this year and we’re excited to announce an exclusive Full-time MBA Scholarship for an individual in our community. Check out the article to see how you can get involved! Get in touch for more information or if you have any questions! Scholarship application deadline is 1st … Continued

  Last week, in partnership with Aurelius and Qonnectd, MYP hosted Manchester’s biggest Inter-Professional Social, once again held at the ever-popular Revolución de Cuba! As with previous years events, the night was hosted with a number of Manchester’s networking groups covering the Legal, Accountancy, Finance, Property and Planning sectors to name just a few. Over 700 young professionals joined us … Continued

Celebrating MCR gives us an opportunity to shout out the businesses, teams and professionals that have done some brilliant work in their industry and community. DEVELOPING DIGITAL: These young entrepreneurs may not immediately be familiar to you, but Paul and Alex continue to build their successful MCR based digital agency, connecting with other successful MCR-based … Continued

  At MYP, we take every opportunity to really shout about the best things Manchester has to offer, and the incredible successes of our city’s young professionals. Will, a Senior Corporate Finance Executive is part of the team at Sedulo alongside colleagues Benn Longshaw and Stuart Dutton who have just secured £7.5m investment into pioneering … Continued

At MYP, we’re passionate about Manchester, so every week we highlight some of the best work from young professionals in the city & their achievements! FAST TRACK 100: Originally from Blackburn, in 2015 the Jones brothers Adam and Drew gave up careers in law and events management to set up one of the most successful … Continued

Celebrating MCR is our way of shouting out the young people in Manchester who are making great things happen. We want to celebrate the people in our city and their achievements! Friends of MYP, M3 PERFORM this week were awarded Group Training Specialists of the Year from the Manchester Prestige Awards. Ben and Lloyd started … Continued

Celebrating MCR is or campaign at MYP to make sure that the young Mancunians really making a difference to their business and community are getting the recognition they deserve! Our Celebrating MCR this week goes to Michael, an Associate for JMW. This week he won the Barry’s Bootcamp UK Lucky 7 Challenge! Michael says the … Continued

Sarah is a Senior Associate in the Mills & Reeve sports law team, regularly advising clubs, players, managers and agents on image rights deals and sponsorship agreements.   Sarah has been a part of the MYP community for over 3 years and is also a member of Women in Sports Law. The winners of the … Continued

At Manchester Young Professionals, we’re passionate about showing off everything our city has to offer, including the triumphs of our community. Danielle Baker, one of MYP’s biggest supporters over the years recently picked up an award at the Manchester Young Talent Awards! Danielle picked up the award for ‘Most Promising Young Person In Manchester!’ The … Continued

At MYP, we love Manchester and the people in it, so we wanted to take a moment to celebrate some real stand-outs from the city recently! We wanted to take this opportunity to say congratulations to Mind, Manchester, who recently celebrated 30 years of delivering mental health support across our wonderful city! Joanna from Mind, … Continued

Celebrating MCR is our way of saying ‘good job’ & ‘smashed it’ to young professionals across the city of Manchester. It’s the people of Manchester that make it such an amazing place, so it’s time to shout about them! Sale Sharks Flanker Tom Curry has come of age over the past couple of months, playing … Continued

Celebrating MCR is our campaign to shoutout the young Mancunians who really deserve it, whether it’s business success, headlining charity work or anything else worth shouting about.     Award-winning Most Influential Young Entrepreneur 2019, Steve, is co-founder and CRO of Social Chain, with a collective reach of over 200 million millennials across their platforms. … Continued

Our shoutout to young pros, teams and businesses in the city who have made headlines, done something great or just deserve a massive shout out! Because it’s the people that make this city so great! Whilst working at Unilad in HR, Jes began working on her apartment, giving it a very special and creative personal … Continued