STALL – a virtual market during the Coronavirus crisis.

STALL is Manchester’s newest market for local independent artists, makers and producers which can (under normal circumstances) be found at The Red Bank Project in the Green Quarter. During Coronavirus STALL has gone virtual! Instead of doing a regular web shop they’ve put together an illustrated market:  all the traders have illustrated their own market… Read More

Increased Cyber Security Threat and COVID-19

There are an increasing number of malicious cyber criminals exploiting the current COVID-19 pandemic for their own objectives. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has detected more UK government branded scams relating to COVID-19 than any other subject. These threats will often masquerade as trusted entities. Their activity includes using coronavirus-themed phishing messages or malicious… Read More

Increased Support for businesses impacted by COVID-19

An announcement by the Chancellor on Friday 3rd April has seen an increase in support for businesses large and small which are impacted by COVID-19. Currently £90 million of business interruption loans have been approved for nearly 1,000 firms and £1.9 billion corporate finance provided to firms hit by COVID-19.To maximise the support available, Coronavirus… Read More