Manchester News

2018 at Hurstwood Holdings

We’ve had a record year at Hurstwood, so we thought it best to show what we’ve been up to throughout 2018, with our purchases, refurbishments and the future developments we have planned into the new year.

Standing desks and breakout rooms, do they improve productivity?

The benefits, Standing Desks. What are standing desks and break out rooms? The benefits, break out rooms. What we are doing at Hurstwood to improve productivity and workplace well-being. ‘Sitting too much can Kill you’ seriously its true.

Wellness in the office – 3 reasons why its important.

How did we get to this point? Why investing in staff happiness/ Wellness is not a waste of money.  Good examples of wellness in the workplace. How did we get to this point? According to research from the human resource firm Investors in People, one in four employees feel unhappy at work, compared to one […]

Kellogg’s To Relocate

Kellogg’s UK and Ireland, the multinational food manufacturing company, is set to make a big move. After spending almost three decades on Talbot Road, employees from the head office will join the likes of ITV and the University of Salford in the Orange Tower at MediaCityUK. Managing director of Kellogg’s UK and Ireland, Dave Lawlor, […]

Election Impact: The Northern Powerhouse

The Northern Powerhouse continues to grind forward. Minister Andrew Percy believes that northern business is “firing on all cylinders.” The campaign, originally pioneered by George Osborne, has continued to secure pledges from very prominent companies across the country. Including names such as Santander, Ernst & Young, and Vodaphone, over 90 leading organisations have now pledged […]

In Wake Of Tragedy

  But the Manchester way is to make it yourself. Tony Walsh delivered an impassioned poem to thousands at Albert Square in midst of the tragic events that befell the city on the 22nd of May. Horrific stories of lives lost and children separated filled the media storyline, and our great city was placed at […]

Brexit: Article 50 & The Property Industry

  On March 29th, Theresa May triggered Article 50, firing the starting gun on the two-year departure process from the EU. Trade talks push forward, and the topic of Brexit continues to be highly polarized across media outlets. Most reports predict a bleak outlook for the future of Britain’s economy, but what do the numbers […]

Available Position: Sales Negotiator

  Job Listing: Sales Negotiator    Crystal Hurstwood require a sales negotiator to work part time at their new housing development, Albion Gardens in Meltham. The role will include welcoming visitors and potential buyers, and showing them around the homes. It would also include overseeing the general upkeep and aesthetics of the homes, ensuring it is […]

Snapshot: A Tale of Two Sides In Salford

  In Greater Manchester, business is booming. “Only two cities in the UK are growing in all directions: London and Manchester,” says David Thame, a freelance property writer who has kept a pulse on the city for over 20 years. The population is growing, getting younger, and household figures are on the rise. In the […]