Andrew Tucker, chief executive of Irwin Mitchell, on growth, the north/south divide, the role of digital marketing and what the future might hold
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The birth place of the industrial revolution and women's suffrage, Manchester is a city of so many 'firsts': the world's first industrialised city, the site of the world's first railway station, the place where scientists first split the atom and developed the first stored-program computer.
Having suffered from de-industrialisation following the Second World War, the 1996 bombing of Manchester by the IRA sparked extensive regeneration - the pace of which has not slowed since.
With its eclectic mix of old and new, Manchester is notable for its architecture , culture , music scene , media links , scientific and engineering output , social impact , sports clubs and transport connections.
This makes Manchester a fantastic place to work and live, since it has all the trappings of city life, but with a distinctly 'village feel'. For more on living and working in Manchester, see: http://www.visitmanchester.com/