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07 March 2024

2024 Budget Roundup

The chancellor of the exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, delivered the government’s budget statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday. He reported that gross domestic product (GDP) growth was marginally stronger than projected this year, at 0.8 percent, with expectations of 1.9 percent in 2025.

06 March 2024

White paper outlines steps to Net Zero success

‘Energy Management For Energy Intensive Firms’ is a new white paper for companies that want to decarbonise without sacrificing productivity. Key findings include – how energy prices are forcing firms to adapt, the rapid onset of new tech and the scale of the opportunity.

20 February 2024

International Women’s Day 2024: ‘Invest in women: Accelerate progress’

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated every year on March 8th. It is a worldwide event that recognises women's accomplishments in social, economic, cultural, and political spheres. We have organized three free events in support of IWD, and we encourage everyone to attend.

13 February 2024

Ignite the Power of your People with our new ‘People Power’ Series

We’re delighted to share information on our exciting new online workshops the ‘People Power Series’, delivered by our Workforce Development Team commencing on Tuesday 27th February and running for 5 consecutive weeks until Tuesday 26th March.

12 February 2024

Pure Leadership - new leadership development programme to be launched

In the ever-changing world of work, it can be a lonely place for leaders where those around you look for you to find their solutions. Here at the Greater Manchester Business Growth Hub, we have launched a new leadership development program called “Pure Leadership”.

09 February 2024

Exploring how manufacturers can tap into the power of quantum technologies

Bringing together government, industry and technology leaders, the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the University of Manchester (UoM) are leading the way in understanding quantum technologies and how organisations can prepare and utilise this disruptive technology in their strategic plans.

09 February 2024

Inspiring Action: International Women’s Day Events That Make a Difference

International Women’s Day , which is celebrated on March 8th, is a global occasion that acknowledges women’s achievements in various areas such as social, economic, cultural, and political spheres. We have organized three free events in support of International Women’s Day.

07 February 2024

Paw-fect partners - Stockport entrepreneur shares her journey with local business community at “Launchpad into EnterprisingYou” event

After being made redundant four weeks after returning from maternity leave, Fiona decided to change her career path as an AI Consultant and become a Hydrotherapist for dogs. She shared her journey with budding entrepreneurs at GM Business Growth Hub’s “Launchpad into EnterprisingYou”.

29 January 2024

Elevate Your Leadership Skills - Fully-funded workshop to help Greater Manchester manufacturers establish a culture of success

The GM Business Growth Hub’s manufacturing experts introduce their “Manufacturing Culture and Leadership” workshop. With the new course structure, this fully-funded workshop is tailored to help manufacturers foster a culture of continuous improvement through enhanced leadership skills.

25 January 2024

CEAMS will help Greater Manchester to elevate as an advanced manufacturing hub

The Centre of Expertise in Advanced Materials and Sustainability (CEAMS), a new state-of-the-art centre, will officially be launched on Tuesday 5th March 2024, in the newly renovated Rochdale Town Hall.

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