Business Recovery

Stockport Council Discretionary Grant Schemes Open

Stockport Council’s Discretionary Grant Schemes for businesses are now open for applications. There are two schemes available for eligible, qualifying businesses: The Local Restrictions Support Grant (for open businesses), and; The Additional Restrictions Grant (for the latest period of National Restrictions from 04/11/20 and 02/12/20) Information about the grant schemes, eligibility and the online application …

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What are the Challenges that Organisations Face in the Transition to Remote Work?

This is a really interesting article originally published by Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester. The Cisco Future of Secure Remote Work report reflects on how we can better understand the challenges that organisations face in the transition to remote work while uncovering the state of their cybersecurity readiness, as well as the shifts in their priorities, …

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GM Business Growth Hub launch new Skills for Growth Support for SME’s

This recently launched support for SME’s is a £7m programme, commissioned by Greater Manchester Combined Authority, is part of a wider Skills for Growth investment. The support for SME’s, being delivered by the Business Growth Hub in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, will help businesses with three key stages to: ·         Access a consultation …

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Government to host webinar for business representative organisations

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, BEIS is hosting its latest UK Transition Forum webinar for businesses preparing for new rules after the transition period ends. The transition period during which the UK remains under EU rules comes to an end on 31st December: the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) …

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Business Growth Hub launch Lockdown 2.0 packs for business

Following the announcement this weekend that England will be entering a national lockdown on Thursday 5 November, the GC Business Growth Hub has updated the Coronavirus microsite to ensure that businesses can access the latest, accurate information about what this entails.  Given the impact that this is likely to have across our business networks, BGH …

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Businesses asked to express opinions to Rishi Sunak via GM Chamber survey

Where all of Greater Manchester and most of the North West is under Covid-19 restrictions, the Greater Manchester Recovery Tracker is a vital piece of research that helps us understand the continued impact of Covid-19 on Greater Manchester’s businesses and economy. It is time to end the political debate. It is time for the voice …

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Launch and grow an online business from your mobile, laptop or tablet.

Business on the Go is a new programme that’s been created to help businesses to successfully launch and grow an online business. Whether you’re still deciding how to make your online business idea a reality, or want to grow your business by adding e-commerce to your offer, Business on the Go will guide you to …

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