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  • 18th July 2018

    EEF launches Brexit toolkit

    EEF has launched an online toolkit - including an exclusive ‘self-audit’ tool - to help manufacturers of all sizes navigate their way through the uncertain waters of Brexit.
  • 13th July 2018

    Growth Hub gears up for “buzzness” with Bee in the City public art trail

    GC Business Growth Hub is using its involvement in the Bee in the City public art project to champion local firms who produce a range of bee-themed products.
  • 11th July 2018

    Countdown Begins For Venturefest’s Innovation Showcase Entries

    The event - which brings together hundreds of innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders - is also once again hosting the Innovation Showcase Competition.
  • 2nd July 2018

    50-50 Energy Efficiency Grant: go green and you could cut your bills by half

    Get the funding you need to upgrade your lighting or equipment, slash your energy bills and reduce your environmental impact.
  • 28th June 2018

    Priya Lakhani to host Venturefest North West 2018

    Priya Lakhani OBE, the founder of national food brand Masala Masala and regular BBC News and BBC World Service contributor, has been announced as the host of Venturefest North West.
  • 21st June 2018

    UK Growth Hubs join forces with Be the Business to help spearhead national SME mentoring programme

    A national scheme to encourage business mentoring, which has been piloted in Greater Manchester and Birmingham, has been hailed a great success by national business leaders, local business owners and policy makers.
  • 5th June 2018

    All about Innovation: Venturefest returns

    North West’s biggest annual innovation event returns to Manchester on Thursday 13 September. Businesses are urged to enter the Innovation Showcase Competition, following £4million worth of funding offers for 2017 entrants.
  • 5th June 2018

    Forget about the weather, what’s the power forecast?

    National Grid has launched a new online tool which provides a 48 hour regional forecast of power production so users can plan to their energy use for when the grid is at its greenest.
  • 4th June 2018

    Greater Manchester businesses urged to unleash their innovation by partnering with universities

    Established small and medium-sized businesses in Greater Manchester have the chance to work with local universities and leading regional research establishments thanks to GC Business Growth Hub’s Innovation Voucher scheme.
  • 9th May 2018

    Greater Manchester businesses invited to accelerate innovation and growth

    Small and medium-sized businesses across Greater Manchester are being invited to sign up to a new programme led by industry specialists to accelerate their innovation and growth.

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