News

Monday, October 9, 2023

GC Situation Report: September 2023 Employment Insights

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

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Migrant Talent Event Brings Together North West Businesses

Last month, the Growth Company (GC) hosted the ‘Empowering Your Business with Migrant Talent’ event in Manchester along with the North West RSMP. The event brought together North West businesses to discuss the benefits and practicalities of employing refugee and forced migrant communities.

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Growth Company to Deliver ‘Working Well: Individual Placement and Support in Primary Care’ Initiative Across Greater Manchester

GC will deliver the WW IPSPC initiative across Greater Manchester. The initiative aims to help people with physical or mental health disabilities into sustained employment – or provide them with support to stay in or return to their current job.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

ONS Labour Market Data – September’s Quarterly Overview

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.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Growth Company Launches ‘Jobs for Hongkongers’ in the North West

Delivered by the Growth Company, Jobs for Hongkongers aims to provide employment support to Hong Kong BN(O) nationals in the North West of England through a dedicated website and advice service.

Friday, September 8, 2023

Growth Company Launches Refugee Employability Programme across Yorkshire and Humber

To mark the official launch of the Refugee Employability Programme (REP) across Yorkshire and the Humber, we hosted events for local stakeholders and referral organisations in Rotherham, Sheffield, and Leeds, and unveiled a dedicated new website.

Thursday, September 7, 2023

GC Situation Report: August 2023 Employment Insights

The Growth Company (GC) Situation Report, August 2023, includes detailed information on the economy, as well as the results of the GC Survey and Business Confidence Index. We examine the headline figures and trends relating to employment and skills.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

How Supported Employment is helping Salford residents and employers fulfil their potential

Commissioned by Salford City Council and delivered by the Growth Company, the Salford Supported Employment Service aims to make it easier for people in the borough with learning disabilities or autism to find a job by connecting them with inclusive, supportive employers.

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

GC Situation Report: July 2023 Employment Insights

The Growth Company (GC) Situation Report, July 2023, includes detailed information on the economy, as well as the results of the GC Survey and Business Confidence Index. We examine the headline figures and trends relating to employment and skills.

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

ONS Labour Market Data: August 2023 Quarterly Overview

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

Save the Dates: Refugee Employability Programme Launch Events

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.