Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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.
Monday, April 19, 2021
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.
Thursday, April 1, 2021
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.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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.
Monday, March 29, 2021
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.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
This past year has been challenging for many and has put employment issues and the challenges employees can face under the spotlight more than ever before. People in otherwise secure roles have suddenly found their position insecure, with furlough and redundancy causing worry across many sectors.
Monday, March 8, 2021
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.
Monday, March 8, 2021
GC Business Finance, a specialist social impact lender based in Manchester, is calling for local businesses who are ineligible for Bounce Back Loan through their own bank, to apply for Greater Manchester (GM) BBLS funding following the government’s announcement of a roadmap to reopen the economy.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
The Growth Company has been awarded a £9.9m contract by the Ministry of Justice for the delivery of European Social Fund Co-Funding Organisation Activity Hubs in Yorkshire.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
A graduate who struggled to find work despite securing a degree has called for others to consider the apprenticeship route after being crowned Apprentice of the Year.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
More than 1,000 new jobs are currently being created for unemployed young people through GC Kickstart – the Government’s Kickstart programme which is being delivered by The Growth Company – and there’s still time for more firms to sign up.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
In November, GC Business Finance became the first lender in the UK accredited to provide BBLS to be backed by a local authority, managing £10m of emergency funding from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).