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GM Devolution

Date: 15th November 2016
Location: Eastern Pavilion Banqueting Hall Featherstall Rd S, Oldham OL9 6HL
Time: 8:00am - 9:45am
Theme: Business Strategy, Open new markets & Export, Start a business

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Our November Oldham Enterprise Trust Business breakfast presents an interesting and varied programme – hosted in the excellent Eastern Pavilion Banqueting Hall.

  • Hear Oldham Council Chief Executive, Dr Carolyn Wilkins, talk about the new devolved powers coming from central government to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority . What does this mean for you and me in terms of public services in GM and in particular Oldham
  • Hear too about the new Maggie’s Centre to be opened in Oldham Royal Hospital. What it is and how you can help its valuable work
  • Continuing on the theme of health, hear how Positive Steps Oldham are offering Oldham businesses  free health support services that you can offer your employees
  • Last but not least the Business Growth Hub will outline their support offer to Oldham  businesses in general  and those in the Life Sciences field in particular


8am – arrival, networking and breakfast

8.30 – Welcome to the Eastern Pavilion – Mr Amin Babor Chowdhury

8.45 – Keynote speaker – Dr. Carolyn Wilkins (Chief Executive Oldham Council) Devo Manc – What does in mean for GM and Oldham?

9.10 – Maggie’s Centre Oldham – Laura Tomlinson

9.20 – Early Help for Health – Richard Rawlinson (Positive Steps Oldham)

9.30 - Colin Callow, Life Sciences Business Advisor – Business Growth Hub

9.45 - Event close – Oldham Enterprise Trust – Dave Benstead (Chair – Oldham Enterprise Trust)

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