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Thursday, March 7, 2024

Our commitment to empowering women at GC

Anne Buckley joined the Growth Company in 2017 as a Business Development Director. As it is International Women’s Day, Anne reflects on her career and explains the importance of empowering women and how the Growth Company is working to achieve this. 


Thursday, March 7, 2024

Green Economy: white paper outlines steps to net zero success

‘Energy Management For Energy Intensive Firms’ is a new white paper for companies that want to decarbonise without sacrificing productivity, laying bare the realities of the net zero challenge while examining the opportunities available to businesses.


Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Colleague Story: Inclusion at the Growth Company

Mysha Williams, EDI Manager for Restart North West and Co-chair of the EmbRace EDI Network, shares her first impressions of joining the Growth Company and her views on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.


Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Colleague Blog: Celebrating and promoting race equality in our workplace

Victoria Braddock began her career at GC 21 years ago. She’s risen through the ranks and last year became the Managing Director of Marketing Manchester. As it’s Race Equality Week, Victoria reflects on her career and explains the importance of racial equality in the workplace for her.


Tuesday, February 6, 2024

National Apprenticeship Week: celebrating our GC apprentices

Here at the Growth Company, we have 19 colleagues who are completing apprenticeship programmes to enhance their skills and professional development. This National Apprenticeship Week, we’re putting the spotlight on some of these colleagues and highlighting their experiences.


Friday, February 2, 2024

Growth Flag Annual Report Launch – 'Flagging Growth? Finding Growth in Changing Times'

On Thursday 25th January, Growth Flag celebrated its first year of highlighting growth potential in businesses and local economies during a hybrid event. The event launched the first Growth Flag annual report.


Monday, January 22, 2024

Over 350 Manchester residents gain new skills in green technology

351 Greater Manchester residents have gained new skills in green technologies through programmes delivered at our Green Skills Academy.


Wednesday, January 17, 2024

The Growth Company maintains the Department of Education’s matrix Standard

Following an independent review the Growth Company’s Employment and Education and Skills services were once again successfully reaccredited to the matrix Standard.


Friday, December 22, 2023

Service Information over the Festive Period

Information about service closures during the festive period.


Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Green Economy senses carbon reduction for City of York

Green Economy has been appointed by City of York Council (CYC) to provide business support which will enable 100 local businesses to decarbonise through carbon reduction planning, specialist support and access to green technologies and sensors which will provide live data on energy consumption.


Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Three leaders bolster The Growth Company board

Chris Gray, Mandy Parkinson and Elise Wilson join eight existing members to progress our mission to enable growth, create jobs and improve lives


Friday, December 8, 2023

Celebrating Carbon Literacy Action Day

To celebrate Carbon Literacy Action Day (4th December) more than 60 colleagues across the Growth Company joined thousands or people around the world taking part in a Carbon Literacy training session.

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