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Thursday, January 4, 2024

Join Us: The Growth Company Partner Networking Morning in Sheffield

The Growth Company is holding a Partner Networking Meeting on Wednesday, 21st February, from 9am-11am. The event is open to employability and non-profit professionals who want to make a difference in South Yorkshire.

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Kicking the Stigma Around Men’s Mental Health

A Growth Company programme that matches people on probation with EFL and Premier League football clubs has had a positive impact on many participants’ mental and physical health.

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Several Growth Company Employment Services to Remain Open During the Festive Period

Some Growth Company offices will be closed over Christmas and the New Year. However, several services will be available to support participants throughout the period.

Monday, December 18, 2023

Adeel’s Journey: Putting Lived Experience at the Heart of the Refugee Employability Programme

To mark International Migrants Day, we spoke to Adeel, a Refugee Employability Programme (REP) employment advisor who draws on his own lived experience to help participants across Yorkshire and the Humber.

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

ONS Labour Market Data: December’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. Besides high pay growth, the data was generally static when compared to the previous period.

Friday, December 1, 2023

Growth Company encourages referrals to support refugees across Yorkshire and the Humber

The Growth Company (GC) is delivering the Home Office Refugee Employability Programme (REP) across Yorkshire and the Humber. We are encouraging local organisations working with refugees to get in touch and find out more about making referrals to the programme.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

The Growth Company to tackle barriers to employment with new Greater Manchester support programme

The Growth Company has won a contract to deliver a new programme of support for people aged 19 and over with complex needs in Greater Manchester at risk of or experiencing long-term unemployment.

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Autumn Statement: Employment Roundup

The chancellor of the exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, delivered the government’s Autumn Statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday. The statement contained several measures related to employment, including an extension of the Restart Scheme and expansion of Individual Placement and Support.

Monday, November 20, 2023

United for Ukraine Shortlisted for a CIPR 2023 PRide Award

The Growth Company (GC) has been shortlisted at the CIPR 2023 PRide Awards (North West). The United for Ukraine initiative has been nominated for best Not-for-Profit Campaign in the North West. The awards ceremony will take place at The Edwardian, Manchester, on 30th November.

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

GC Situation Report: October 2023 Employment Insights

The Growth Company (GC) Situation Report, October 2023, includes detailed information on the economy, as well as the results of the GC Survey and Business Confidence Index.

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

ONS Labour Market Data: November 2023 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. Besides high pay growth, the data was generally static when compared to the previous period.