The hotly-debated Apprenticeship Levy has once again hit the headlines following research conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Today marks the launch of the Working Well (Work and Health Programme), which seeks to fundamentally change how skills, health and employment services work together across Greater Manchester to give everyone the chance of a better quality of life.
The Growth Company and the Business Growth Hub has partnered with Google Digital Garage and the Good Things Foundation to deliver inclusive digital skills training for Greater Manchester.
Export Champions gave trade tips to more than 100 eager businesses last week. Continued innovation and the ability to keep an open mind are two key qualities needed to export successfully. This is according to exports at a dedicated exporting event held at Manchester Airport.
One of the most interesting aspects of developing a company brand is choosing your colours and logo. But have you thought about the implications of your choices when marketing internationally? As an exporter it’s important to be aware that language and culture influence perceptions of and attitudes to colours. It will serve you well to choose your colours wisely.
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has appointed InWork GM to deliver the new Working Well (Work and Health Programme) across Greater Manchester.
Whatever stage of development your business is at there's never been a better time to think globally than right now. All the research shows that businesses that export are more resilient, robust, agile and profitable and 85% of companies say exporting has led to a level of growth not otherwise possible.
45% of online shoppers buy goods from overseas stores, which demonstrates the vast potential for international online sales. If you’re selling internationally through your own website rather than an e-marketplace you could be missing a trick. This is the opinion of Karl Susol, team leader of the north west international trade team.