Tuesday, August 15, 2023
The most recent ONS latest quarterly overview of the UK labour market showed rising unemployment. The report included estimates of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity, wage growth, and other employment-related statistics. We examine what they mean for employees and employers.
Monday, August 14, 2023
To mark the launch of the Refugee Employability Programme in Yorkshire and the Humber, we are hosting several events across the region from 22nd to 31st August.
Monday, August 7, 2023
GC has enrolled 64 individuals on the programme to date, with 28 already referred for treatment, and three successfully placed in employment.
Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Last week, the ONS published its latest quarterly overview of the UK labour market. The report included estimates of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity, wage growth, and other employment-related statistics. We examine what they mean for employees and employers.
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
The Growth Company has won the contract to deliver the Home Office Refugee Employability Programme across Yorkshire and the Humber. The programme will support refugees into sustained employment by providing individually tailored employability sessions offering a wide variety of support.
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Smart Works, a national charity supporting unemployed women into work, has opened an office in Manchester City centre after eight years in Stockport, helping over 3,500 unemployed women into work
Monday, February 20, 2023
February is LGBTQ+ History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals and communities. It’s important for organisations to consider how they can include and support LGBTQ+ people as part of their workforce.
Friday, November 18, 2022
Our Employment Legal Advice team offers free employment-related legal support to residents of Greater Manchester. Our team can assist you with issues like settlement agreements, completing ET1 forms, schedules of loss and preparation for the tribunal day – all with a no win, no fee representation.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
The end of October saw our Restart Scheme team host their first Employers event at the Unity Community Centre in Rotherham, in partnership with Rotherfed, Offploy and Endorphins. The event was a great opportunity for our Restart Scheme participants to network with a range of high calibre employers!
Thursday, November 3, 2022
The Growth Company was a Kickstart Gateway organisation supporting participants through 6-month paid placements with a wide range of employers. Kickstart is now coming to an end, and we’re using this time to celebrate our successes with the scheme.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Over the course of September alone, the team have dealt with issues including: issues with referencing previous employers, settlement agreements, bullying and harassment at work, racial discrimination, withheld pay and TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings) transfers.