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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Fund Her North facilitates investment into female led businesses worth over £4.2m in first year

Fund Her North has supported six female-founded businesses facilitating investment worth more than £4.2m in its first year.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

‘Buzzing to be back’ campaign encourages return to the city

A new campaign that promotes the safe return of workers to Manchester city centre has been launched, aiming to build confidence and trust, to promote the benefits of being in the urban centre, and to support employers as they transition their workforce back to offices and shared workspaces.

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Monday, October 18, 2021

Future of Work: a reflection on the changing world of work post-pandemic and its lasting legacy

Ian MacArthur, Director of the GM Good Employment Charter writes exclusively on Progress21 - The Future of Work. In this piece, Ian discusses the panellist session, reflecting on the impact of the changing world post-pandemic, and how it has shaped a lasting legacy.

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Friday, October 15, 2021

Vaughn Corrie - Level 3 Construction Apprentice of the Year 2021

The Growth Company Education and Skills are very proud to announce that Vaughn Corrie has won the Level 3 Construction Apprentice of the Year 2021 Award at the Construction Apprenticeship Awards in Manchester on Friday 8th October.

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Thursday, October 14, 2021

Growth Company wins gold for its Covid response at CIPR PRide Awards

The Growth Company (GC)was awarded Gold in the Best Covid Response Campaign category at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ (CIPR) PRide North West Awards, held virtually on Tuesday 5 October.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

‘Skills for Growth’ new podcast launches to support business development across Greater Manchester

A new podcast targeting business professionals in Greater Manchester has been launched by GC Business Growth Hub as part of the Skills for Growth – SME Support programme.

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Social Enterprise Mark accreditation and UK Social Enterprise Awards nomination cement the Growth Company’s position as a leading Social Enterprise

The Growth Company (GC) has been working hard to cement its position as a leading Social Enterprise, and has recently gained the Social Enterprise Mark, alongside a nomination at the UK Social Enterprise Awards.

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Friday, October 8, 2021

GC Group Chief Executive appointed Honorary Professor of Productivity and Innovation

Mark Hughes MBE, Group Chief Executive of the Growth Company has been appointed as an Honorary Professor of Productivity and Innovation at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS).

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Podcast: Facing Your Fears with Richard Jeffery

Listen to Richard Jeffrey, GC Business’s National Director, on the latest episode of the ‘Honey I Blew Up The Business’ podcast.

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

NCS deliver Hackathon of Hope in Greater Manchester

Last month NCS (National Citizen Service) hosted a ‘Hackathons of Hope’ in Greater Manchester, in partnership the Growth Company and Onside.

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Friday, October 1, 2021

Growth Company shortlisted for CIPR Pride Awards 

The way the Growth Company (GC) publicised its swift and effective response to Covid-19 to local businesses has been recognised with a short-listing at this year’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Pride Awards. 

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