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Support If You Are Looking For Work


If you are unemployed and looking for work, we have a range of services to help you get the job you want. No matter your circumstances and barriers to work, our friendly team are on hand to support you every step of the way. Just some of the ways they can support you include:

  • CV writing, job searches, job applications and interview skills
    Tailored support to help you overcome barriers to work
  • Skills training and work placement opportunities
  • Careers advice and guidance
  • Starting your own business
  • Our team can also advise on support available should you have found yourself redundant or if you require any legal advice.

Support If You Are Employed


We have a variety of services which can help you gain new skills whilst in work which could support growing your income. Whether you are looking to develop your knowledge within your current role or you are looking to take that next step in your career, we have a range of services available to you including:

  • Careers information, advice and guidance
  • Skills training and consultation bespoke to your needs
  • Apprenticeship information and advice

Support For Your Business


Whether you are self-employed, a business owner or you manage a team of people within your current role, our team are here to help you understand all the support available to you and how you can access it. Just some of the support available includes:

  • Tailored support around growing and adapting your business
  • Careers information, advice and guidance for your team
  • Peer networking opportunities and mentoring
  • Support around securing funding for your business
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Sector specialisms
  • Introductions to Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Information about saving money

The Government’s Help to Save scheme provides low earners claiming universal credit or working tax a 50% bonus on the amount saved.

Get help with savings if you’re on a low income (Help to Save): How it works - GOV.UK (

Discover more about energy grants and ways to save energy in your home to reduce bills.

Find energy grants and ways to save energy in your home - GOV.UK (

From credit cards and loans to travel and income and budgeting, the Money Saving Expert website can provide you with lots of useful information.

Money Saving Expert can help with: Credit Cards, Shopping, Bank Charges, Cheap Flights and more advice

A one-stop-shop for Greater Manchester residents to support you with what you need to make your home more energy efficient and comfortable.

They can support you with advice on where to start, finding contractors as well as overseeing the installation.

Citizens Advice can help you understand what support is available to you from the Government to help you through the cost-of-living crisis. They can also support with budgeting and can signpost you to organisations who can offer further support with your overall wellbeing.

Discover how Citizens Advice can help you.

The Government has launched the Energy Bill Relief Scheme to support businesses with the cost of operating this winter.

Find out more about the help available.

If you’re struggling to heat your home this winter, there are a number of organisations across the country that are opening their doors to provide warm and welcoming spaces for anyone in need.

Find your nearest Warm Welcome Space

These are just some examples of the support available from the Growth Company but if you would like to find out more about specific requirements for you or your business, contact our friendly team who will be able to advise.

For all enquiries, please call 0161 237 4101 or email at 

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