Yesterday, the Guardian published an article on how the Working Well programme – which we deliver alongside our partners - is changing lives for the better across Greater Manchester.
26 businesses from across the North West have been honoured in the 2019 Queens Awards for Enterprise, one of the most prestigious awards for British businesses. The North West was awarded the third highest number of awards, after the London and South East regions.
The Growth Company calls for Greater Manchester businesses to join new international scale-up programme
The Growth Company is looking for ambitious Greater Manchester businesses who are ready to take the leap to global success by applying to its Global Scale-up Programme.
A safe environment has been set up at Huyton CGL to help break the stigma around ill mental health in men. The ‘New Directions’ men’s group is a place where male service users can meet for a coffee, form friendships and discuss any problems which are having a negative impact on their mental wellbeing.
Following the launch of a £20 million North West pilot before Christmas, the manufacturers’ organisation Make UK (formally EEF) yesterday called on the Chancellor Philip Hammond MP to increase investment in the Made Smarter business support programme and roll it out nationally as early as this year.
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve just been awarded a £56.5m contract package as a result of bidding for ESF from the Education and Skills Funding Agency. This European Social Fund investment package will be delivered in partnership with Local Enterprise Partnerships in Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Sheffield City Region over the next two years.
This week marks one year since Mayor Andy Burnham launched the Working Well (Work and Health Programme) – an initiative that supports Manchester, Salford and Trafford residents from all walks of life, whether long-term unemployed, recently made redundant or facing challenges with disabilities or health conditions.
Recently, Business Secretary Greg Clark announced that the UK is set to become a ‘world leader’ in the race to eliminate some of the most damaging security threats facing businesses in a bid to better protect both organisations and consumers. Read on to learn about how this can benefit your business.
Recently, Employment Minister Alok Sharma announced that jobseekers will soon benefit from a mentoring scheme designed to tackle employment inequality across the UK. Michelle Leeson, managing director of GC Employment, speaks about the changes this initiative could have.
It’s been announced that the government is planning for a no-deal Brexit. The UK’s five leading business groups – which represent hundreds of thousands of businesses across the country – are calling on politicians to prevent a disorderly ‘no deal’. They insist that employers are ‘nowhere near ready’ for the implications of a no-deal Brexit.