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).
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
As the Business Organisations representing more than 30,000 businesses (and covering two-thirds of all employees) across Greater Manchester, we note the introduction of a tiered framework for local social distancing and have come together to set out key requirements.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Businesses in the North West with ambitions of trading internationally can gain insights and inspiration from a new series of podcasts produced by GC International Trade.
Thursday, October 8, 2020
The Growth Company has been awarded a £7m contract to help 4,000 SMEs across Greater Manchester reskill their workforces, supporting the city region’s long-term economic recovery in response to Covid-19.