Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The Growth Company delivers £2bn Kickstart Scheme creating 1,000 new jobs

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

GC Business Finance calls for firms to come forward as GM BBLS Fund secures 400 local jobs

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

Government urged to act on three key measures to support Greater Manchester businesses

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

New podcast series aims to inspire North West businesses to achieve international growth

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

4,000 SMEs to benefit from £7m to bridge workforce skills gaps

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.


Monday, September 28, 2020

More businesses set to benefit from Kickstart following launch of tiered support offer - helping businesses of all sizes get young people into employment

The Growth Company has launched a new tiered support offer to help more businesses access and benefit from the Government’s new £2 billion Kickstart scheme – helping young people affected by the economic fallout of Covid-19 into employment.


Thursday, September 24, 2020

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the Growth Company

The fundamental principles of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are core to our values. We understand the importance of being reflective of the diversity of the communities, clients and customers we support.


Friday, July 31, 2020

How innovative leadership is helping SME manufacturers take on their toughest test

SME manufacturers, supported by Made Smarter, have embraced a new approach to leadership during the coronavirus crisis.

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