When I attend networking events, I often hear the same problems being raised by companies in the manufacturing and engineering sectors: ‘what do we do about the lack of skills?’ While there is always a need to ensure organisations develop employees for skills retention, I believe this to be more of a lack of awareness of the vast array of opportunities available within these sectors.
I have worked in the manufacturing, tech, engineering and construction sectors most of my career and my own experience has shown that they offer a huge range of opportunities.
Major employment fair will deliver ongoing support for Thomas Cook and supply chain employees in the North West
On Monday 11 November, a specialist employment fair will be held at Manchester Central to support former Thomas Cook and supply chain staff from across the North West.
The Growth Company will be managing the delivery of the National Citizen Service (NCS) in the North West
The National Citizen Service (NCS) Trust has today announced that the Growth Company has been awarded the contract to manage delivery of the NCS in the North West.
It was announced today that independent travel agent Hays Travel is preparing to buy all 555 Thomas Cook shops in a move that could save thousands of jobs across the UK.
A dedicated employment fair for the thousands of North West workers who have lost their jobs following the demise of Thomas Cook, including supply chain employees, will be held at Manchester Airport on Thursday 3 October.
Since the announcement on 23 September that Thomas Cook has entered compulsory liquidation, Greater Manchester partners have been working together to provide support for former employees.
To celebrate and support Manchester’s LGBTQ+ community, the Growth Company will be taking part in this year’s Pride Parade on Saturday 24 August.
On June 26, GC Education & Skills’ refrigeration apprentices celebrated World Refrigeration Day at an event held at the Practical Refrigeration Training Centre in Burnley.