Wednesday, January 13, 2021

New Year, Same Pandemic - now what?

We’ve sung happy birthday while we washed our hands, we’ve baked banana bread (or considered it, and perhaps thought better of our culinary skills), shared millions of relatable memes, and the end is in sight.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Support on offer to help Greater Manchester businesses during lockdown 3.0

The Growth Company is reminding businesses across the region that vital help and support remains available for those struggling under England’s third nationwide lockdown.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Statement from the Growth Company and the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham following the collapse of Debenhams

Mark Hughes, Chief Executive of The Growth Company, said: “Following the news of the collapse of Arcadia and Debenhams we know that many thousands of retail workers now need help to find new roles, or develop new skills."

Monday, November 30, 2020

Employment lawyers to provide free advice to GM workers hit hardest by the pandemic

The Growth Company has partnered with Citizens Advice Manchester and a network of experienced legal firms to ensure that Greater Manchester’s workers who have been hit hardest by the pandemic can access free legal advice.

Monday, November 16, 2020

New Video Playlist of Employment Support

We're pleased to reveal a playlist of videos we've created and curated to outline our offers further throughout the North West.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

GC Tourism & Hospitality Talent Hub launches new site

The site aims to provide support to the leisure, tourism and hospitality industries.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Support available to help Liverpool City Region's jobseekers into work

With the Liverpool City Region currently in Tier 3 social distancing measures and the UK unemployment rate at its highest level in three years, Growth Company Employment is offering a fully funded package of support to help jobseekers across the region, get back on their feet.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

New employment service available for Manchester residents and employers

Manchester City Council, together with the Growth Company, Citizens Advice Bureau and Jobcentre Plus has set up the Manchester Employment Support Partnership, to provide support and assistance to residents and employers whose jobs have been affected by COVID-19.

Monday, September 28, 2020

More businesses set to benefit from Kickstart following launch

More businesses set to benefit from Kickstart following launch of tiered support offer - helping businesses of all sizes get young people into employment.

Monday, September 28, 2020

The most in-demand professions in the UK right now – a guide for jobseekers

There’s no denying that the jobs market is tough at the moment, with many companies freezing their recruitment or having to lay off staff to save money.