Greater Manchester’s business leaders have called on the new government to continue investment into the city-region’s economic infrastructure to drive growth and prosperity. They have also requested that there be no delay or weakening of Greater Manchester’s devolution powers.
The Manchester Growth Company has produced its second annual performance highlights charting its progress towards its mission of enabling growth, creating jobs and improving lives in Greater Manchester and beyond.
Prince Harry paid a visit to Three Sisters Racing Circuit in Wigan last week to see for himself how a schools motorsport initiative called The Blair Project, supported by Engineering Futures, is developing STEM skills by bringing together product design, 3D printing and go-karting.
Forging long-term relationships, harnessing bilateral trade and collaboration between Manchester and India is crucial to boosting the country’s thriving economy. This will be Deputy High Commissioner Dr Virander Paul’s resounding message at Make in India, Innovate with Manchester.
Food manufacturer Volnei Borgert is capitalising on the nation’s love of all things Brazilian with the help of a £20k loan from Business Finance Solutions, the North West delivery partner of the government’s national £310m Start Up Loans programme and a lending partner of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.
The Works, a ground breaking initiative led by the University of Manchester has won the Social Impact Award in the prestigious annual Guardian Sustainable Business Awards. The Works is an employment and training centre established in 2011 which aims to improve the work opportunities available to unemployed people by providing training and support to enable them to access temporary and permanent jobs with the University and other local employers.
The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), Europe’s largest general science conference, has revealed the full extent of its ambitious “Science to Business” programme strand which will be delivered over three days in Manchester this summer (25-27 July).
University Construction Academy And Bruntwood Deliver Success For Local Jobseeker On Alliance MBS Hotel Site
One of the first people to enrol at The University of Manchester’s Construction Academy has secured a full-time position with family-owned property company, Bruntwood.