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  • 14th May 2019

    Brexit delay breaks ‘false boom’ but not positivity

    The Brexit extension to October has eased the pressure on manufacturers to stockpile goods, bursting a recent mini-bubble of output growth. But UK firms remain optimistic, according to the latest PMI Index.
  • 8th May 2019

    Plan proposed to create cleaner air across Greater Manchester

    Greater Manchester’s ten local authorities are working with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to produce a clean air plan.
  • 8th May 2019

    Businesses in the North West urged to enter Innovation Showcase Competition

    Entries for this year’s regional Innovation Showcase Competition opened Monday 29 April. Organised by GC Business Growth Hub, part of The Growth Company, the competition is one of the highlights of the Venturefest North West 2019 event.
  • 7th May 2019

    Want a EUREKA! moment? Head to Manchester this May

    Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse will host the UK’s largest R&D and innovation event of 2019 on 14-16 May, with over 1,700 people from 55 countries expected to attend.
  • 2nd May 2019

    Insider’s Power 100 list announced

    A host of influencers, investors, innovators and industry voices from across the North West have secured places on Insider's Power 100 list, which this year has been produced to shine a light on the region's business leaders.
  • 2nd May 2019

    GC Business Growth Hub has partnered up with the largest Tech and eCommerce event in the Northwest

    GC Business Growth Hub are now partners of the largest gathering of Tech and eCommerce professionals, and we hope to see you there!
  • 22nd April 2019

    Government offers £16m to support auto supply chain

    Prompted by Honda’s plans to cease production in Swindon, Business Secretary Greg Clark has launched a new £16 million programme to support automotive suppliers.
  • 18th April 2019

    The 4 industries to thank for manufacturing’s recovery

    UK manufacturing is now close to returning to pre-recession levels, but the recovery is nearly all due to growth in just four industries: food, motor vehicles, transport equipment and machinery repair.
  • 16th April 2019

    Places up for grabs in engineering SME Leaders Programme

    The Royal Academy of Engineering is inviting applications for its 2019 SME Leaders programme, with ten successful applicants to receive grant funding of up to £10,000 to support training needs.
  • 15th April 2019

    Pioneering US investor Nitin Rai announced as keynote speaker for Venturefest North West 2019

    MD of Portland-based Elevate Capital hails ‘the incredible opportunities offered by the North West’s richly diverse, multi-cultural society’.

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