News

Thursday, May 9, 2024

New Employment and Health Support for Greater Manchester Residents with Disabilities

Over 600 people in Greater Manchester have registered to receive tailored employment support from Working Well: Individual Placement and Support in Primary Care within the first six months. 

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

The Coffee Mornings Connecting Refugees across Yorkshire

Following positive feedback from participants, the Refugee Employability Programme team is hosting monthly coffee mornings in Yorkshire to connect local refugees.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Helping Greater Manchester Employers Support their Disabled Employees

Working Well: Individual Placement and Support in Primary Care (WWIPSPC) aims to help adults with physical and/or mental health disabilities into – or back into – sustained employment. Find out how it can help employers support employees with complex needs – like Nigel. 

Thursday, April 18, 2024

ONS Labour Market Data: April’s Quarterly Overview

The ONS quarterly overview of the UK labour market includes estimates of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity, wage growth, and other employment-related statistics. Data showed that economic inactivity stands at an eight-year high.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

April News Roundup: Empowering Women, Interview Tips, and Upcoming Events

A monthly roundup of the latest employment support news from the Growth Company.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Get Involved in the Working Well: Support to Succeed Big Food Drop

The Working Well: Support to Succeed team are encouraging people to donate to their Big Food Drop between 22nd and 25th April. Items can be dropped off at the reception area at Lee House, 90 Great Bridgewater Street, in Manchester.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

FBD Service Runs Debt Awareness Week

The Growth Company's (GC) Finance, Benefit, and Debt service (FBD) aims to help people in prison manage their finances. In March, the FBD team hosted a debt awareness week at three prisons to help people better understand debt and how to manage it.

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Join Our Restart Scheme Refresh Sessions in South Yorkshire

GC delivers the Restart Scheme in South Yorkshire on behalf of Maximus, providing participants with up to 12 months of enhanced employment support. Our team will be hosting informational sessions on the scheme aimed at stakeholders and partners in Barnsley (22nd May) and Doncaster (23rd May).

Monday, March 25, 2024

New Greater Manchester Programme to Host Online Careers Event

Greater Manchester IPS SMI will host a special online careers event from 18:00 to 19:00 on Monday, 8th April. The webinar is open to people in the region who are experiencing severe mental illness.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

ONS Labour Market Data: March’s Quarterly Overview

The ONS quarterly overview of the UK labour market includes estimates of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity, wage growth, and other employment-related statistics. While the level of employment increased and the unemployment rate decreased, vacancies continued to drop.

Friday, March 8, 2024

International Women’s Day 2024: Meet the Award-Winning Yorkshire Teams Supporting Women on Probation

To mark International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the teams at the Creating Opportunities (CFO) Yorkshire Activity Hubs, who go the extra mile to make a positive difference to the lives of women on probation.