Tag: business

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“Openly sexist” – equality rights activists object to controversial Hooters chain coming to Salford Quays

Local organisations that fight against sexism and gender inequality have reacted with fury at the news that controversial restaurant chain Hooters could open at Salford Quays.

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“It was a case of survival” – Sis4ers Gin Distillery describe extent of Government funding help during Covid period

Independent Salford gin distillery Four Sis4ers has spoken to Salford Now about their experiences during Covid. The uncertainty for businesses during […]

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“I started the business because I couldn’t find a bloke, then I realised I could help hundreds of people earn money and get back on their feet” – The dating site looking for Salford hosts

A Salford woman has created a new dating website with the aim to help to help people in similar scenario […]

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“We’re going to have to wait until next week to see what impact it has on us” – Salford cafés react to the return of ‘work from home’ measures

Salford cafés have expressed uncertainty as to the effects of the reintroduction of the government’s ‘work from home’ advice this […]

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“You don’t have to be unhappy at an office desk job” – Salford micro-businesses wake up and smell the coffee

Several new micro-businesses in Salford have seen huge success this year, despite the harsh climate for traders. Coffee enthusiast Sam […]

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“It’s just a celebration like everything else” – Salford business react to National Own Business Day

Salford business owners have welcomed National Own Business Day, which honours those who have set up their own companies across the country.

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“It gave me a purpose and something to do throughout furlough”: Have you been getting creative throughout lockdown?

National Creativity Day gave everyone and anyone a chance to unleash their imagination – and Salford was no exception. Artists, […]

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“One of the most important things is to support your local businesses” – Treehouse Cafe owners reflect on running micro-business during a pandemic

Thirsty and hungry customers have been flocking back to an independent coffee shop in Lower Broughton in the week since […]

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“We want to work with people who really care about what they’re making” – Monton couple on the opening of their new shop, Wandering Palate

Will and Emma Evans, a couple from Monton, have started building their own unique shop in Monton called ‘The Wandering Palate’. […]