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15 July 2024

How a Dynamic Duo achieved business success – Firstplay Dietary Foods and GM Business Growth Hub

When Firstplay Dietary Food moved to new premises in Stockport in 2020, it teamed up with GM Business Growth Hub. Together, they faced the challenging business environment during the pandemic, opened overseas markets, and achieved a year-on-year growth of 20 to 25% in the past three years.

07 June 2024

EV infrastructure firms find their match

EVC Group, based in Bury, has launched a new EV charge point service, increased headcount by three and gained sales worth £200k, following support from Green Economy.

24 May 2024

Whetstone Communications a Match Success

Stockport based Alex Waddington attended his first BGH Match event to explore opportunities for his newly founded Whetstone Communications business in 2022

22 May 2024

Innovator makes tech work for non-techies

We caught up with Liam Brennan to find out what inspired him to set up Left Foot Forward and how EnterprisingYou helped his business journey.

02 May 2024

£56k green boost for precision components firm

An Oldham manufacturer is set to save more than £56,000 a year after installing an extensive rooftop solar panel system and energy efficient equipment at its factory.

02 May 2024

Natural yoghurt producer Pakeeza takes Lancashire Farm brand to the nation’s supermarkets

With support from the Hub beginning with a major rebrand in 2015, Rochdale-based Lancashire Farm has grown its staff count to 220+ and turnover from £10 million to £50 million in just over a decade.

02 May 2024

Little Play Town Heywood is building a place for children to learn through joy and laughter

After working as a pastoral officer in a high school for 20 years, Jackie Kelly changed gears after the pandemic, going from working in an organisation to becoming a self-motivated entrepreneur.

02 May 2024

How Dunsters Farm branched out to home delivery across the North

The Bury-based food wholesaler needed to change direction overnight when 95 per cent of its customers had to close because of lockdown restrictions. With support from the Hub’s Digital Innovation experts, it is “now in a far better position”.

02 May 2024

Focus on professional development leads to growth for J’adore Models

J’adore Models is an independent agency built by two sisters Jess and Sam. Established in 2013, J’adore Models offer skilled, hands-on management of global talent and a premium worldwide client base.