Greater Manchester’s one-day conference, PROGRESS21, has been moved to September 23 following confirmation of the four-week delay to the easing of national lockdown restrictions and the continued rise of the Delta variant in England.
Greater Manchester and London join forces to support entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds with launch of first diversity, equity and inclusion trade mission to North America
Black, Asian and mixed background tech entrepreneurs from London and Greater Manchester will join a five-day virtual trade mission from 7-11 June. The mission will see fifteen companies ‘touch-down’ in North America to meet with corporates and startups to explore new investment and export opportunities and accelerate their expansion plans in the US market.
The Growth Company has announced a large-scale ‘in-person’, one-day conference will go ahead at Manchester Central on Thursday 24 June. This event will be the first of its kind for Greater Manchester since the nation went into lockdown more than 14 months ago.
This year Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is celebrating its 21st year. The theme for the week is nature, and across the country people will be celebrating the mental health benefits of being around nature in their local community in a range of creative ways.
The Growth Company has progressed from Supporters to Members of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter, demonstrating our continued employment excellence and how deeply embedded good employment is within our organisation.
We’re currently hiring for more than 30 paid trainee roles within the Growth Company as part of the government’s Kickstart scheme. Placements last for six months, and we have roles available across a number of departments including administration, digital marketing, IT, finance, and HR.
Following a successful tender process last year, The Growth Company is calling for further expressions of interest from experienced consultants and associates to meet demand for specific technology disciplines within the Government’s new £1bn Net Zero Innovation Portfolio.
The Growth Company (GC) is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of ekosgen, one of the UK's leading independent companies providing economic and social research, analysis and consultancy advice.
Employment Legal Advice service offers support and tips to Greater Manchester workers dealing with employment issues
This past year has been challenging for many and has put employment issues and the challenges employees can face under the spotlight light more than ever before. People in otherwise secure roles have suddenly found their position insecure, with furlough and redundancy causing worry across many sectors.
This year’s Made in Manchester Awards, in partnership with pro-manchester, featured three winners from the Growth Company. Jessica Jackson, Cherryanne Dawson and Georgia Carly all came out on top in their categories, beating talented competitors from across Greater Manchester.