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  • 24th November 2021

    Cyber security guide developed for North West firms

    The North West Cyber Resilience Centre has published a new guide to help small businesses reduce their risk of cyber crime, with research showing that half of manufacturers have suffered cyber atta...
  • 22nd November 2021

    Manufacturers need more ‘transformational thinking’ on sustainability

    With the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow now over, new research shows that sustainability concerns are impacting UK manufacturers far more than their global competitors.
  • 19th November 2021

    Rochdale manufacturer showcased at global climate summit

    Crystal Doors, whose efforts to cut carbon emissions have been supported by GC Business Growth Hub and Made Smarter, featured at COP26 in Glasgow as one of nine ‘outstanding organisations’.
  • 15th November 2021

    UK’s ‘manufacturing powerhouse’ at the centre of Net Zero Strategy

    Manufacturers will have to make a monumental shift to greener fuels and more sustainable production models as part of the UK’s plans for a net zero economy by 2050.
  • 12th November 2021

    Check if your vehicles’ comply with GM’s Clean Air Zone

    Greater Manchester has launched an online compliance and financial support checker for businesses ahead of the introduction of its Clean Air Zone in May 2022, which covers vans and HGVs.
  • 10th November 2021

    Manufacturers urged to sign up to GM Good Employment Charter

    To celebrate Living Wage Week on 15-21 November, several events are being held Greater Manchester to promote the real Living Wage and the city region’s Good Employment Charter.
  • 9th November 2021

    Call for energy saving products to be tested at Energy House

    Businesses with an energy saving or low carbon product are invited to Salford University on 12 November to explore opportunities to test their product at the world-leading Energy House 2.0.
  • 8th November 2021

    3D printing workshops launch for SMEs

    Greater Manchester SMEs can now access a fully-funded three-day training programme in 3D printing technology delivered by experts at Manchester Metropolitan University.
  • 29th October 2021

    Manufacturing highlights from the 2021 Autumn Budget

      The Chancellor’s Autumn Budget contained several measures of interest to manufacturers, including relief for plant and machinery, expanded R&D tax credits and £1.4 billion for critical indus...
  • 26th October 2021

    101 Greater Manchester SMEs benefit from AI initiative

    A cutting-edge collaboration between four universities to deliver Artificial Intelligence expertise to Greater Manchester SMEs has celebrated a year of supporting businesses.

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