AN Altrincham man who set up a new digital platform in Manchester is celebrating after just a few weeks in business.

Nick Richardson, who launched the market research and insight agency platform Bee Industrious, last December, has already pulled in major clients including leading kids’ digital business SuperAwesome, National Food Skills Academy, Quintessential Brands and the International Trade Council.

Manchester Metropolitan University graduate Nick Richardson who moved back home late last year to launch the agency based in the city centre, which boasts a core team of five, has an extended group of more than 40 research specialists.

Nick said: “We have had a phenomenal response since we launched, and have been delighted to have been chosen by a number of international clients to assist them with their marketing research and insight requirements. We also have some very exciting plans for the future which we will be announcing in the coming months”

The agency believes it is on track to achieve a first year’s turnover of £250,000.