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  • 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.
  • 7th August 2019

    Industry welcomes new PM and cabinet

    With Boris Johnson appointed new PM and new cabinet ministers in place, industry groups have called on government to protect the “great national success story” of British manufacturing.
  • 2nd August 2019

    GC Business Growth Hub staff win Enterprise Nation awards

    GC Business Growth Hub is pleased to announce that Hub advisors Andy Hall and Matt Richardson won their respective categories at the Enterprise Nation Top 50 Advisers awards in London on Tuesday night.
  • 31st July 2019

    UK’s first Good Employment Charter Supporters’ Network launched in Greater Manchester

    The Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter Supporters’ Network, the first of its kind in the UK, launched last week with more than 60 businesses signing up to the aims of the Charter. The Growth Company is proud to be a Supporter of the Charter and is working alongside GMCA as one of the delivery partners.
  • 30th July 2019

    Digital tech competition for advanced manufacturing opens

    Manufacturers wanting to adopt the latest digital technologies will be able to bid for a new £30 million R&D competition as part of the government’s Manufacturing Made Smarter Challenge.

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