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  • 19th December 2017

    Business boost for Trafford with appointment of new start-up advisor

    The Hub has partnered with Trafford Council to provide more dedicated support for people wanting to start a new business within the borough. Suzanne Bradbury will use her wealth of experience to help new and recently established Trafford businesses to grow.
  • 18th December 2017

    PwC Scale has arrived in Manchester

    Key partner of the Business Growth Hub, PwC, launches programme to support fast growth and innovation in Manchester.
  • 30th November 2017

    Apprenticeship Growth Service celebrates 100 starts

    The Apprenticeship Growth Service (AGS), delivering the Stimulating Employer Demand For Apprenticeships (SEDA) Project on behalf of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, has hit a milestone of 100 Apprenticeship Starts.
  • 28th November 2017

    The Industrial Strategy – what does it mean for manufacturing?

    The UK Government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper was released this week promising to create an economy that boosts productivity and earning power throughout the UK.
  • 27th November 2017

    Business Growth Hub shortlisted for Bionow Award

    The Business Growth Hub, part of the Growth Company, is proud to have been shortlisted for the Bionow Business Services Award for the STEP INto Healthcare programme.
  • 22nd November 2017

    New cross-authority group launches to unite regulatory excellence expertise across Greater Manchester

    The Business Growth Hub has recently partnered with Greater Manchester’s local authorities, Fire and Rescue Service, and the Federation of Small Businesses, to launch the Greater Manchester Regulatory Centre of Excellence.
  • 13th November 2017

    Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to speak at Smarter Business Tech LIVE

    Organisers of the Smarter Business Tech LIVE 2017 expo, being held at Manchester Central on 15-16 Nov, have today confirmed the attendance of Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham.
  • 7th November 2017

    50 not out for Access to Finance’s Lancashire SME investment and support programme

    The Lancashire Access to Finance service, which provides fully-funded investment readiness support to SMEs and scale-ups, is celebrating helping its 50th Lancashire business after a new wave of secured funding was announced. Over £7m of investment offers have now been brokered by Access to Finance advisers on behalf of Lancashire SMEs over the last two years.
  • 31st October 2017

    Made Smarter UK recommends North West Industry 4.0 pilot set to bring £70m to the region

    The ‘Made Smarter UK’ report was released this week, announcing the findings of the Industrial Digitalisation review. The report has made three recommendations to UK government to develop advanced manufacturing within the UK.
  • 27th October 2017

    New mentorship group launches for Greater Manchester

    The Business Growth Hub today launches GREATer Manchester Mentoring: a steering group bringing together mentoring leaders to accelerate business mentoring across Greater Manchester. The Hub has to date introduced 500 businesses in the region to mentors that are helping them to grow.

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