News

Monday, March 8, 2021

International Women’s Day 2021- Meet Margaret, Recruitment Project Manager for the GC Tourism and Hospitality Talent Hub

This International Women's Day, we're speaking with Margaret about her experiences in her job role, and how that pertains to the Hospitality Industry.

Monday, February 15, 2021

Introducing GC Kickstart

More than 1,000 new jobs are currently being created for unemployed young people.

Friday, January 15, 2021

Pandemic Parenting: Balancing Childcare, Education, Working and Job Seeking

With lockdown in full effect and schools closing, balancing your work life, job search and childcare is more of a stretch than ever.

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.