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  • 28th November 2019

    Business giants team up to boost supply chain productivity

    A group of 23 major companies including BAE Systems, GSK, Rolls-Royce and Siemens have joined a campaign to help their suppliers and other SMEs to boost their competitiveness.
  • 21st November 2019

    Firms advised to benchmark productivity

    A government review into business productivity has urged firms to benchmark their performance against competitors using a new online tool from Be the Business.
  • 15th November 2019

    Record numbers of entrepreneurs and businesses register for Venturefest North West 2019

    Venturefest North West - the region’s biggest annual innovation expo and conference – has received a record number of registrations, with more than 1,700 entrepreneurs and business people already signed-up to attend
  • 13th November 2019

    Online engineering images reflect “outdated and narrow stereotypes”

    Industry bodies and consumer brands have joined forces to change the ‘face’ of engineering, after an AI programme revealed that most images of engineers online are of white men in hard hats.
  • 8th November 2019

    Third of workers feel undervalued

    New research has revealed that one in three employees in SMEs do not feel valued by their employer, with financial incentives and flexible working benefits high on the wish-list.
  • 25th October 2019

    GC Business Growth Hub mentoring having positive impact on region’s SME businesses

    Greater Manchester-based businesses are being given the chance to work with some of the region’s leading names in business thanks to mentoring services provided by GC Business Growth Hub.
  • 24th September 2019

    North West manufacturing output tops UK table

    New analysis of the UK manufacturing sector shows that the North West is the UK’s leading region by output, as well as number of employees and average salary.
  • 19th September 2019

    Industry welcomes new R&D and visa commitments

    Experts have welcomed government announcements to increase R&D spending and allow international students to remain in the UK for two years after graduating to find a job.
  • 16th September 2019

    British Entrepreneur and former ‘Dragon’ Jenny Campbell joins speaker line-up at Venturefest North West 2019

    Former banker turned award-winning entrepreneur Jenny Campbell will deliver a keynote address at this year’s Venturefest North West , which returns to Manchester for its sixth year this autumn.
  • 15th August 2019

    Northern manufacturers predict rising overseas demand

    More than half of large manufacturers in the North say demand is growing from overseas buyers despite ongoing concerns about Brexit, according to a new survey.

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