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The Government has said that England's Plan B measures will end on 27th January. Face masks in pub…
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Member Post - Metalube
Bishopdale Group, the Manchester UK based holding company for industrial lubricant brands – Metalube…
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Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network (GMLPN) announced today that the Chamber's Head of Rese…
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The Property and Construction Awards Dinner will be a double celebration as it will crown the winner…
Member Post - Fractory
Manchester-based Fractory has launched automated quotes for CNC turning and milling, which is a sign…
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Member Post - DGP Music
Chamber members have the opportunity to sponsor a unique Valentine's international concert that will…
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Member Post - Transport for Greater Manchester
Applications are now open for Business Support Grants to help employers to provide interventions suc…
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Member Post - Swansway Group
2021 was another year filled with uncertainty, in the motor trade there was (and still is) a new car…
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Member Post - North West Cyber Resilience Centre
- With 83% of businesses facing phishing attacks, are you confident your staff have the knowledge to…
Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
The NHS Radiology Conference series provides a safe and secure platform for NHS imaging professional…
Member Post - Age UK Manchester
There are many things that are great about growing older in Manchester – excellent cultural opportun…
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The government has created a support package to help businesses deal with the impact of the Omicron…
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Big Energy Saving Week is a national campaign that aims to help encourage people to save energy. Thi…
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Member Post - Hydr
Fintech start-up, Hydr has developed its proprietary invoice finance platform to integrate with more…
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Member Post - WFEL
Stockport Military Engineering Company, WFEL, Awards New Contract for Supply of Armoured Steel for U…
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Member Post - Davis Blank Furniss
Law firm Davis Blank Furniss has acted for Burnley-based EFS Global Ltd on the acquisitions of two l…
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Member Post - Gorvins LLP
Greater Manchester-based solicitors, Gorvins LLP, is strengthening its senior team with the announce…
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Member Post - First EVC Limited
Is it now time to have a greener and more cost-effective approach to transport within your organisat…
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Clive Memmott OBE, Chief Executive of Greater Manchester Chamber, looks at the year ahead.  Greater…
Member Post - Manchester Metropolitan University
The Print City Network project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is a p…
Member Post - CIOB
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has launched ‘a Charter for competitive advantage and enh…
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Member Post - University of Salford
On the 12th of November 2021, the Energy House 2.0 team held a ‘Research Collaboration Partnership’…
In November 2021, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce hosted Poole Dick’s “Towards a Net Zero Fut…
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Member Post - HOST
A unique model that fast-tracks learners from Skills Bootcamps into technology apprenticeships will…
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The UK’s Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme has been reopened to new entrants for a limited time…
Member Post - Manchester Airport
Thousands of jobs are available at Manchester Airport – the UK’s global gateway in the North – as th…
Member Post - British Chambers of Commerce
A new survey of almost 1,000 UK firms, of all sectors and sizes, has revealed that more than half be…
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Member Post - GoSimpleTax
More than 12m people file a Self Assessment tax return each year, which is almost a fifth of the UK…
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Member Post - MHA Moore and Smalley
Accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has appointed a new tax director in its…
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Member Post - Siemens
Siemens Digital Industries has teamed with Yorkshire-based sustainable solutions provider, Xetrov Gr…
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Member Post - Bury College
A Business Administration apprentice has recently enjoyed a promotion into a management role, in par…
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Member Post - University of Salford Business School
A student has established her own online business specialising in Islamic festive decor. Islamic Par…
The budget is being prepared for spending on Manchester City Council services for 2022/23, which wil…
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The Chamber is pleased to announce a brand new strategic partnership with Medilink North of England.…
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The Approved Exporter status allows traders authorised by the customs authorities to provide proof o…
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Chinese Customs - Changes for food exporters  Please note that from 1st of January 2022 food export…
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The construction sector in the Scandinavian market is currently experiencing a combination of high c…
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In spite of all the travel restrictions due to Covid-19, a report carried out by CFO research found…
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According to the Department for International Trade (DIT), bilateral trade between the GCC (Gulf Coo…
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Last Thursday, in response to increased concerns from business about the plans to implement a GM Cle…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is excited to become the headline partner of the Responsible…
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Member Post - Beever and Struthers
Manchester and Preston-based PAR Group, a leading manufacturer and supplier of engineering plastic,…
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Member Post - Bruntwood Works
Bruntwood Works has announced proposals for a workspace capable of competing with the best commercia…
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Member Post - Brother
Business technology solutions provider, Brother has achieved carbon neutral status for its recycling…
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Member Post - Manchester Airport
Staff from Manchester Airport and partners have spread festive cheer to people of all ages in surrou…
Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
What is Robotic Process Automation? Robotic process automation is a form of business process automat…
Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
The Convenzis Outpatient Transformation Conference provides secondary care leaders with some directi…
Member Post - North West Cyber Resilience Centre
Protect your business with a 12-month Business Starter Membership with the North West Cyber Resilien…
Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
Surgical innovation has an essential role in surgical practice. Over the last 50 years in particular…
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Member Post - Manchester Airport
The North of England is set for another long-haul boost as direct flights to Bangladesh return to Ma…
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Member Post - Sedulo Group
The Sedulo Group, a Manchester head-quartered advisory firm, are delighted to advise that Jonathan F…
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Member Post - Nybble IT
Nybble IT are proud to announce that they have achieved Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation. This is…
Member Post - Tree Communications
Renewed member of the Chamber Tree Communications, who celebrated over 10 years in business this yea…
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Member Post - Manchester Central
Manchester Central’s final podcast episode of the year has launched, recapping on the highlights of…
Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
The Convenzis NHS Data and Information Virtual Conference series provide NHS IT Managers and data sp…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle-based Northcoders, a leading independent provider of training progra…
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Member Post - Van Gogh Alive
After welcoming over a staggering 110,000 visitors since its launch in October, the world’s most vis…
Member Post - Stockport Council
Stockport Council is working with researchers at the Behavioural Insights Team to better understand…
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With the first phase of the new GM Clean Air Zone (CAZ) starting in less than 5 months, now is the t…
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Important Notice for our ChamberCustoms Customers (Changes from 1st Jan 2022) Import Customs Cleara…
Following the Chancellor’s £1bn additional funding announcement, applications for the Additional Res…
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Member Post - Local President, Stockport
Caroline Simpson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Stockport Council and is due to st…
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Member Post - GoSimpleTax
The end of a year is when many of us reflect on the 12 months that have just gone: the highs and low…
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Commenting on the Chancellor's announcement of additional support for businesses impacted by the Omi…
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Member Post - North West Cyber Resilience Centre
As we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges of the last 18 months, despite the long t…
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Member Post - North West Cyber Resilience Centre
What is Log4j? Log4j is a commonly used Java logging library that has been developed by the Apache F…
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Member Post - RVA Surveyors Ltd
A local business in Denton, RVA Surveyors, has ramped up its support for St Mary’s Church and Commun…
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Member Post - AA
Fifth Operational Fleet Insight Report launched by the AA and Rivus Fleet Solutions 67% of fleet…
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Member Post - Avoira
Technology solutions specialist Avoira has been accredited with ISO 27001 having implemented the inf…
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Member Post - HURST
Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has bolstered its corporate finance team with three addi…
Member Post - Colliers
Government Covid-19 announcement leads to massive drop in Christmas business, particularly in major…
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Member Post - One Manchester
One Manchester can offer funding to Manchester based Employer hosts to create and test new Green Emp…
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Ibiza Bible has seen a boost to its business after taking on seven people through the Kickstart Sche…
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Member Post - Oldham College
Oldham College has launched the countdown to the festive season with the release of a new charity si…
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Member Post - Broughton House
Two specialist dementia support workers whose roles have been funded by a £26,000 grant are helping…
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Member Post - TransPennine Express
TransPennine Express (TPE) is set to increase services between Edinburgh and Newcastle this month, a…
Member Post - Manchester Airport
As many people prepare to travel abroad for the first time since the pandemic, Manchester Airport is…
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Member Post - University of Salford Business School
A new course aimed at boosting small and medium sized businesses is helping one company with its ‘in…
Member Post - Manchester City Council
The painstaking restoration and repair of Manchester Town Hall will be under the spotlight in a new…
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Despite sustained consumer spending in the lead up to the festive season, economic growth is softeni…
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Member Post - Swansway Group
It’s been Swansway Group's great pleasure to support The Wood Street Mission and Home Start HOST wit…
Member Post - Manchester Airports Group
The Government must act to kickstart the recovery of the aviation sector by following through on its…
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Member Post - The Growth Company
GC Business Growth Hub, which helps businesses at all stages of their growth journey, is setting its…
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Member Post - BDO
Business optimism across the UK increased for a second consecutive month in November, reaching its h…
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At the beginning of 2020, online sales were expected to grow 16.5%. Fast forward to the end of Q1 an…
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Do you intend to establish your success in the Gulf Region and to grow steadily? Then keep in mind t…
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Member Post - GoSimpleTax
There are 2m limited companies actively trading in the UK, making up about 37% of the total business…
Member Post - Enterprise City
Manchester Giants, the professional basketball team, has partnered with Enterprise City as part of i…
Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
The NHS Patient Safety Conference 2022: Breaking a culture of defensiveness A top health service wat…
Member Post - Manchester Airports Group
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is calling on the Government to carry out an urgent review of its ne…
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Member Post - St Ann’s Hospice
Her Royal Highness Princess Royal visited Cheadle last week to mark a very special moment in St Ann’…
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Member Post - TransPennine Express
TransPennine Express (TPE) is recognising International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) by l…
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Greater Manchester Chamber Chief Executive Clive Memmott was presented with his OBE last week. Cliv…
Member Post - University of Salford Business School is
Help to Grow: Management takes place over twelve weeks, starting on 21st February 2022, and will inc…
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December is the month to kickstart 2022 with a journalist focus on small businesses for the next cou…
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Member Post - Broughton House
Former soldier and triple amputee Andy Reid has become the latest official ambassador of Broughton H…
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Member Post - WFEL
As production of new Boxer vehicles for the UK MoD is now well underway at WFEL's new state-of-the-a…
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Member Post - Davis Blank Furniss
Davis Blank Furniss - the Manchester and Glossop-based law firm - is further strengthening its resid…
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Member Post - Gorvins
Julie Burgess has been made a partner in the Wills, Trusts and Probate team at Greater Manchester-ba…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce member St Ann’s Hospice has won the Winner of Winners Award a…
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Following the Government’s latest announcement about the start of ‘Plan B’ measures to control the s…
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In response to the government announcing the introduction of Plan B to address the spread of the Omi…
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Member Post - HOST
d3t the award-winning, co-development studio within the game technology sector is delighted to annou…
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Member Post - DGP Music
St Andrew's C of E has won the primary school choir competition to sing at the From South Africa Wit…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Duncan Firth (pictured left) of W…
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Member Post - RVA Surveyors Ltd
The UK’s leading independent business rates reduction specialist, RVA Surveyors, has embarked upon a…
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Member Post - GC Business Growth Hub
A vital programme which has supported more than 1,700 self-employed business owners across Greater M…
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Member Post - Cantarus
ECA (Electrical Contractors’ Association) has launched a new mobile app, MyECA, in partnership with…
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Member Post - TransPennine Express
TransPennine Express (TPE) is set to increase the number of trains running between the North West an…
Member Post - Manchester Airports Group
Small and medium sized businesses can learn more about how they could become a supplier to the UK’s…
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Member Post - TransPennine Express
TransPennine Express (TPE) is set to increase the number of trains running between Scarborough, York…
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Member Post - Manchester Airport
Aer Lingus has today celebrated the launch of its very first direct flight, EI45, from Manchester to…
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Member Post - St Ann’s Hospice
St Ann’s Hospice have launched a new film to help professionals support people experiencing homeless…
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Member Post - Hallidays
GC Angels in partnership with Hallidays are celebrating the return of their live and in person pitch…
Member Post - Alliance Manchester Business School
Business leaders in the North West are championing plans from productivity experts to accelerate the…
Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
Following the huge success of the Convenzis NHS Estates Virtual Conference series, the leading, comp…
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Member Post - Acclime
UK businesses planning to expand into the high-growth Asia-Pacific and US markets need look no furth…
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Member Post - The Hallé
The Hallé are delighted to announce that the Siemens choir, with their conductor Sam Gilliatt, have…
Member Post - Henshaws
Imagine not being able to see at the most visual time of the year – Christmas? Please take a moment…
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Member Post - Molyslip
Leading global lubricant manufacturer Molyslip has installed a new EMCOR Test Rig at its Manchester…
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Member Post - Clough & Willis
Bury and Bolton-based law firm Clough & Willis has grown its Private Client department with the…
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Member Post - One+All
Leading B Corp schoolwear supplier, One+All, is providing uniform recycling collection units to its…
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Member Post - GoSimpleTax
You probably don’t enjoy filling out your Self Assessment tax return. You may dread having to do eac…
Member Post - Freeths
As hybrid working has now become the new “norm” in many businesses across the Country, employers nee…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Manchester’s Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for…
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Member Post - Henshaws
Henshaws is delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with Recycle-IT. Recycle-IT offers fre…
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Members are being invited to make suggestions for the 2021 Greater Manchester Building of the Year A…
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Member Post - Siemens
Siemens has continued its drive to increase the number of women in engineering with a recruitment ev…
Member Post - HOST Salford
Funding is available to support 100 SMEs and 200 freelance and self-employed home-based businesses i…
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Member Post - HURST
A supplier of car, leisure and garden accessories is motoring towards record annual revenues as it c…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Manchester’s Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for…
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Member Post - Transport for Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Financial Support Scheme is now open for applications from locally-re…
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Member Post - Unify Credit Union
Chief Executive of Unify Credit Union is warning shoppers of the dangers of turning to buy now, pay…
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Member Post - Manchester Credit Union
Credit Unions across Greater Manchester held an awareness campaign to start a conversation with memb…
Member Post - The Translation People
Two Manchester businesses have teamed up to translate an app that empowers child cancer patients wit…
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Member Post - RVA Surveyors Ltd
Fast-growing business rates reduction specialist, RVA Surveyors, has doubled its workforce in the la…
Member Post - Myerson Solicitors LLP
Altrincham-based Myerson Solicitors LLP has appointed experienced Corporate and Commercial lawyer Ch…
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Member Post - Transport for Greater Manchester
Early action is being encouraged to prepare for the Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone (CAZ) which is…
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Member Post - Hopwood Hall College
Hopwood Hall College and University Centre has launched a brand new business-facing publication.  B…
Member Post - Convenzis
The Convenzis Primary Care Conference series has welcomed over 1500 NHS based primary care leaders,…
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Member Post - Swansway Group
Family owned Swansway Group, with new and used car and van dealerships located across the North West…
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Member Post - University of Salford
Many independent shops boycotting sales Supply chain issues affecting availability Sup…
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Member Post - Statiflo
Engineering company Statiflo is spreading its wings across Africa with a new partnership that will e…
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Member Post - Northcoders
It’s no secret that the tech industry still has a long way to go, like many industries, when it come…
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Member Post - Transport for Greater Manchester
GM-registered HGV owners encouraged to prepare for clean air as applications for financial support o…
Member Post - THE HALLÉ
Major celebration of the 150th anniversary of Ralph Vaughan Williams More chamber concerts at Hal…
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Member Post - Bromleys
The head of family law at Bromleys Solicitors has been recognised for his expertise with a prestigio…
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Member Post - Diamond Decorators UK Ltd
Every year we choose a local charity to assist with their funding. Over the last 18 months especiall…
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Member Post - Age UK Manchester
The Planned Retirement Association of Greater Manchester – better known as PRAGMA – has a proud reco…
Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
The Convenzis Patient Flow Conference series has been a highly valued platform for NHS Urgent care l…
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Member Post - GoSimpleTax
A Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) number is a ten-digit code required by all sole traders, partnersh…
Member Post - Manchester Airports Group
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) airports served 2.7 million passengers in October, which represented…
Member Post - Empire Group
Local interpreting and Translation company, Empire Group is collaborating with Greater Manchester Ch…
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Member Post - Smith Goodfellow
It has never been more important for businesses to acknowledge and take responsibility for their imp…
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Greater Manchester Chamber has responded to the government’s Integrated Rail Plan. The plan confirme…
Member Post - Swansway Group
Nate Green has joined Swansway Group's Motor Match Stockport location as a Trainee Sales Executive. …
Member Post - Datacentreplus
Black Friday lands on 26th of November, and this year it feels like we need those sales more than ev…
Member Post - Aqua Design Group
Wanting to develop the Made In Stockport Awards and to offer more to both participants and winners,…
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A period of massive political and economic change has meant trading has been extremely difficult, in…
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Over the coming weeks, we will be focusing on the winners of the inaugral GMCC Excellence Awards.  …
Member Post - HMRC
As HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) prepares to issue emails and SMS to Self Assessment customers, the…
Member Post - TRANSFORM
Are you an employer or outplacement organisation in Greater Manchester which is currently looking to…
Imagine a world where that number could be significantly reduced! GMCC partners, Engage - Commercia…
Trade With Tunisia Back in 2019 the British Ambassador to Tunisia Louise De Sousa and the Tunisian…
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Member Post - Deloitte
In recent months, the Government and Department for Education have been focussed on ‘levelling up’.…
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The first in the Chamber's new fortnightly series of online events featuring leaders from politics,…
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Businesses across Greater Manchester will now be able to check whether their vehicles will have to p…
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Member Post - Metalube®
Leading lubricant manufacturer Metalube® is utilising scientific advancements in synthetic technolog…
Member Post - Engage EV
Significant changes are taking place in the Office for Zero-Emission Vehicles (OZEV) home and workpl…
Member Post - Trafford Council
Trafford Council has launched its latest round of the Additional Restrictions Grant Scheme having se…
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Member Post - University of Salford
Dozens of legal hopefuls from Liverpool and Manchester have started a scheme aimed at encouraging pe…
Member Post - University of Bolton
A new state-of-the-art sports rehab centre run by the University of Bolton to benefit students and t…
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Member Post - Orbit Developments
A pioneering centre for the speedy diagnosis of conditions needing investigation by endoscopy has op…
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Member Post - BDO
Business output growth across the UK has slowed for the sixth consecutive month - bringing it to the…
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Member Post - Creative Apparel
A clothing manufacturer, supported by Made Smarter, is aiming for green growth through sustainable s…
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Member Post - Gallagher
Insurance broker Gallagher has welcomed three new insurance specialists to its Manchester city centr…
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Member Post - Bromleys
Law firm Bromleys has appointed a new head of its private client and Court of Protection teams and h…
Member Post - Satago
Satago is pleased to announce the launch of “Satago Lite”, an invoice chasing solution to help small…
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Member Post - Smith Goodfellow Ltd
It has never been more important for businesses to acknowledge and take responsibility for their imp…
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Member Post - NW RFCA
Thirty eight organisations from across the North West of England have been awarded Silver under the…
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Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
The Convenzis NHS Workforce Conference series provides a safe and secure environment for NHS HR/OD l…
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Member Post - GoSimpleTax
There are about 2.66m private landlords in the UK and some of them could well be your clients. Altho…
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Augere are proud to have sponsored the Entrepreneurial Success award in this year's GMCC Excellence…
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If the last couple of years has taught us anything, it’s that businesses need to expect the unexpect…
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Member Post - Statiflo
Over the coming weeks, we will be focusing on the winners of the inaugral GMCC Excellence Awards.  …
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Member Post - Gorvins
Greater Manchester-based solicitors, Gorvins LLP, has announced the appointment of Mike Smoult as th…
Member Post - Department for International Trade
Recent research on behalf of the Department for International Trade (DIT) indicates that global expe…
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Member Post - Manchester Airport
The Runway Visitor Park (RVP) at Manchester Airport is serving up a festive treat for guests, with t…
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Member Post - Sapphire
The Manchester-based contracting and accountancy firm, Sapphire, has transitioned to be an Employee-…
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Member Post - Aqua Design Group
Want to get involved in the Made In Stockport Awards 2022 #MISA22? NOMINATIONS: 6TH MAY - 8TH JULY N…
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Member Post - Manchester Airport
Transatlantic trade and tourism got a much-needed kickstart this week, with the return of flights be…
Member Post - IDNS
IDNS, the Bolton based audio visual (AV), IT and software solution specialists, announced today they…
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Member Post - Swansway Group
Sophie Knott has been appointed Trainee Sales Executive at Swansway Honda Stockport. Sophie joins H…
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Member Post - Swansway Group
Congratulations to Andy Goldthorpe a sales driver at Manchester South TPS (Cheadle), who has just re…
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Member Post - HOST Salford
Are you a Greater Manchester digital or tech company looking to promote your business but don’t know…
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Member Post - Stockport MBC
Businesses in Stockport are invited to take part in a short survey to help shape the borough’s Econo…
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Member Post - Aqua Design Group
Made In Stockport Awards 2022 #MISA22 are thrilled to be supporting local Charity Walthew House - Wa…
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Member Post - Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Over the coming weeks, we will be focusing on the winners of the inaugral GMCC Excellence Awards.  …
Member Post - Cowgills
Business and advisory firm, Cowgills has expanded its tax team with the appointment of director Mich…
Member Post - HOST
Innovation hub, HOST, the Home of Skills & Technology, has secured a major contract, extending o…
Member Post - Swansway Group
Family-run motor group Swansway celebrates the continued long service of its team members. On Thur…
Member Post - razorblue
Jonathan Anderson, managing director of razorblue Business Software discussing why and how businesse…
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Member Post - razorblue
The youngest employees are bearing the brunt of pandemic-induced redundancies, but this trend is lik…
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COP26 and 21 carbon cutting initiatives for businesses in Greater Manchester COP26 is the United Na…
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Member Post - First Executive Recruitment
What a fantastic night once again at the 10th anniversary of the much anticipated Stockport Business…
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Member Post - North West Cyber Resilience Centre
The North West Cyber Resilience Centre (NWCRC), based in Greater Manchester, has launched an initiat…
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Member Post - North West Cyber Resilience Centre
The North West Cyber Resilience Centre (NWCRC) has launched a new Cyber Security Guide for Small Bus…
Member Post - HOST
A new transformational initiative is set to make Salford one of the most cyber enabled places in the…
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Member Post - TeleData UK
Manchester cloud hosting and data centre operator, Teledata, has won New Design/Build Data Centre Pr…
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Member Post - Beyond Group
Leading Manchester commercial practice Beyond Corporate has appointed James Corlett as partner and h…
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Member Post - Sellick Partnership
Market-leading professional services recruitment specialist, Sellick Partnership, has announced that…
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Member Post - IN4 Group
A technology recruitment specialist starts as it means to go on by working with employers to inform…
Member Post - Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport will become the first in the UK to have a direct feed of Sustainable Aviation Fue…
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Member Post - British Business Bank
The Chancellor has confirmed additional funding for Northern businesses in today’s Spending Review…
Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
New research states that 70% of 18-24 year-olds have missed an appointment due to communication issu…
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Member Post - WFEL
Stockport-based WFEL, a leading worldwide supplier of military equipment, is creating a number of ne…
Member Post - Bruntwood SciTech
England’s North West will see 47,000 new roles created in the science and tech industries by 2050 to…
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Member Post - Holiday Inn Manchester
Fresh Start Waste have enhanced their partnership with Bulky Bob’s, a charity with a mission to End…
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Member Post - HMG Paints
HMG Paints, the UK’s leading independent paint manufacturer, were awarded the Corporate Social Respo…
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Member Post - Manchester Central
‘Central Chat: Now we’re talking with…’, the third series of Manchester Central’s pioneering podcast…
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Greater Manchester Chamber has joined forces with Google Arts & Culture to celebrate black histo…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has revealed the winners of the inaugural GMCC Excellence Awa…
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Member Post - BioPharma Dynamics
BioPharma Dynamics, a leading life sciences solution provider, proudly announce the opening of their…
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Member Post - razorblue
A leading managed service provider has appointed a familiar face, bringing an industry expert to its…
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Commenting on today's Budget speech, Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, Head of Research Greater Manche…
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Member Post - Enabl AI
Manchester based tech start-up, Enabl AI have had a busy time since launching in July 2020. Their ap…
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Greater Manchester Chamber has joined forces with Google Arts & Culture to celebrate black histo…
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Member Post - AA
Now is the time to re-evaluate our driving habits, according to the AA president, who will be embark…
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Member Post - Access2Funding
Chamber member Access2Funding has become one of just 15% of businesses to have been awarded silver s…
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Member Post - Sync
Sync have teamed up with the Small Business Academy – an organisation that is dedicated to providing…
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Member Post - Broughton House
A former RAF fighter pilot who has nearly 30 years’ experience in the healthcare sector at senior le…
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Member Post - HOST
Software company Phoenix continues its dedication to diversity and inclusion in the North West of En…
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Greater Manchester Chamber has joined forces with Google Arts & Culture to celebrate black histo…
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Smart meters are the new generation of gas and electricity meters. Businesses across Great Britain a…
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Member Post - The Hallé
A real life school of rock has teamed up with one of the world’s most renowned orchestras The Hallé…
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Member Post - The Design Grove
Junair, an industry leading spray booth manufacturer, commissioned The Design Grove to provide marke…
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Member Post - HOST
The HOST Esports Studio is the first of its kind to launch in the heart of MediaCity to offer a dedi…
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Member Post - Brabners
Independent law firm Brabners has continued to strengthen its support for commercial and high net wo…
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Member Post - HOST
HOST, the Home of Skills and Technology at MediaCity, is partnering with CGHero, an online platform…
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Member Post - Davis Blank Furniss
Manchester and Glossop law firm Davis Blank Furniss has seen, and predicts it will continue to see,…
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Member Post - Oldham Council
As part of Oldham Council’s celebration of Black History Month Gallery Oldham is hosting the multi-m…
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Member Post - MediaCityUK
This autumn, the acclaimed digital, creative and tech destination MediaCityUK will host Van Gogh Ali…
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Increased consumer spending after the lifting of all Covid-19 related restrictions in July has contr…
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Member Post - Value Match
Value Match are providing suppliers bidding into the public sector with the opportunity to meet with…
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Member Post - DGP Music
Sponsorship packages are now available for a unique Valentine's international concert that will take…
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Member Post - University of Salford
The Energy House 2.0 facility at the University of Salford is nearing completion and is expecting to…
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Global Auctioneers are backing the GMCC Excellence Awards by sponsoring the Exporting Excellence Awa…
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Member Post - Davis Blank Furniss
Law firm Davis Blank Furniss has acted for Hadfield-based Pressure Tech Ltd on its acquisition of As…
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Member Post - Q Energy
A Manchester firm has been boosted after securing a major contract for a “globally-significant” deve…
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Member Post - SU Business Consultancy Ltd
Ulku Ferah Yelbaşı, Director of SU Business Consultancy Ltd, reports on the first in the Leadership…
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The success of the vaccination programme and relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions have contributed to…
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Member Post - GM Chamber
Now that lockdown measures are beginning to lift, we hope for some brighter times ahead for our hosp…
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We are delighted to invite our members to apply for Peer Networks, a fully funded initiative deliver…
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The British Chambers of Commerce’s Trade Confidence Outlook for Q1, released today, has revealed the…
The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce has announced that, with the start of Ramadan this week, its wo…
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The USA is an attractive market due to its large, affluent, and diverse population. The USA is the U…
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Sharon Seville (Fellow REC), Director of First Executive Recruitment has recently become Stockport L…
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After the second and third national lockdowns, the success of the vaccination programme and expectat…
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The Lower Thames Crossing is the most ambitious road project since the M25 and is part of the bigges…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has been providing vital information, advice and support to h…
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Without hesitation I’m sure we would all unanimously agree 2020 was challenging. However, it seems w…
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Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, Head of Research at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, reviews…
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The Global Scale-up programme, delivered by the Growth Company in partnership with KPMG, Santander,…
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The Logros Show broadcasts live on Unity Radio across Greater Manchester on 92.8FM, DAB and around t…
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Data from the Office for National Statistics states that 51 percent of low-income families or those…
Results from the first major business survey for 2021 by the British Chambers of Commerce on Brexit…
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If you were to open a newspaper, visit a news website or watch any news broadcast you would be forgi…
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Greater Manchester Chamber’s first business survey for 2021 shows that businesses are suffering from…
All businesses are facing the own unique challenges, with survival being the main objective for many…
Apprenticeships are becoming an ever-popular route for people who don’t want to go through the trad…
What is Burnout? Well, there are actually 3 types of Burnout connected to the workplace: Overload, N…
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As we’re in Lockdown 3.0, stress levels have once again escalated for business owners from our most…
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The Chamber is delighted to announce that it has formed a technology partnership with Nybble Informa…
Entries are now open for the Greater China Awards 2021An opportunity to get the recognition you dese…
The Embassy of Iraq is now accepting Certificates of Origin and Invoices for Legalisation. Howeever,…
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National Lockdown 3.0 has reiterated the need for businesses to put strategies in place in preparati…
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Over the coming weeks, we will be looking at the buildings that have been shortlisted for the Greate…
As of 29/12/2020 Iraq are banning the import of Poultry products from Croatia and Belgium. This mea…
Following the announcement last night of a new national lockdown Chris Fletcher Policy & Communi…
Getting your business talked about has never been so critical as we start the New Year. 2020 saw so…
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The UK is no longer part of the European Union and the Brexit Transition Period came to an end on 1s…
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be hosting a series of events as part of it…
The last few weeks have seen much confusion surrounding the extension of the furlough scheme and its…
Liz Trust, Trade Secretary announced that the UK government will continue to remove and reduce tar…
A recent report from the National Audit Office states that, despite UK government's efforts from a…
US elections have not been short of controversy this year. Whilst Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have…
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Reet Dhallu, Lead Regional Membership Manager, walks us through the Government's kickstart scheme an…
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As we come close to our 2020 edition of Meet the Expert, we are focused on providing support to UK c…
There are two basic ways to engage with journalists. Firstly, when they are looking for comments fr…
With Autumn rolling in and Covid restrictions increasing, it can seem like a gloomy time for busines…
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With now less than 75 days to go to the end of the transition period, whilst many British companies…
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with the British Chambers of Commerce and D…
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Chris Fletcher, Policy, Campaigns and Communications Director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Comme…
In an endeavour to bolster businesses, protect jobs and safeguard the nascent economic recovery, the…
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Greater Manchester Chamber Communities Foundation (GMCCF) is delighted to announce the successful ap…
At the Chamber we are proud to represent a resilient and dynamic Greater Manchester business communi…
EU officials have expressed concern about a controversial bill published by the UK Government where…
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It has recently been announced that the UK successfully negotiated its first trade agreeme…
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Despite the uncertainty with the current coronavirus crisis and the end of the transition period com…
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Will Taylor, Business Skills Consultant at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, answers your ques…
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Will Taylor, Business Skills Consultant at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, has an update for…
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Commenting on the news that all hospitality in Bolton will have to be take-away only and with a stri…
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The UK is no longer a member of the European Union. However, discussions are still ongoing as to wha…
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Early August, we launched a new series of free international trade masterclasses to help our memb…
Businesses including indoor play areas, bowling alleys, casinos, skating rinks, exhibition centres a…
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Lockdown in Greater Manchester has changed how many people do business. We recognise that it’s a dif…
The Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA), supported by the Australian Government, and on behal…
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Malaysia, located in south-east Asia, currently boasts one of the region’s most vibrant economies…
The British Chambers of Commerce are providing UK businesses with regular updates on the latest chan…
Member Post - GMCC International Trade Team
A unique opportunity to pitch their products to a well-known buyer is currently available to UK comp…
CUSTOMER SERVICE WORKING HOURS:     Please note we are not offering a Physical Counter Service at t…
No matter what sector your business is in, to meet current demands you must stay up to date with dig…
EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (FTA)The EU – Vietnam FTA came into force on the 1st August 2020 a…
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It can be hard work juggling the many responsibilities of being self-employed or running an SME busi…
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Chris Fletcher, Policy, Campaigns and Communications Director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Comme…
People in Oldham are being told to act now, to reduce the spread of Coronavirus and stop a local loc…
The Chamber has created two new packages to support businesses through Brexit and to help business u…
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We are pleased to announce Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is working closely with its extens…
In September 2019, HMRC initially launched a grant to help businesses upskill their staff to make cu…
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Since starting GM Business Community in April 2020, we have had over 600 businesses sign up. From sm…
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The UK left the European Union on 31st January 2020, and the transition period comes to an end in De…
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We understand that some Social Enterprises may struggle at the best of times. As part of an imparti…
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The heart of what the Chamber does is helping the business community of Greater Manchester to succee…
Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, Head of Research at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, looks at…
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In the United Kingdom, over 205,000 businesses are currently exporting – they represent less than 9%…
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In the past HR was used to handle payroll, benefits, and resolve conflicts when needed. However, ove…
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The results of the first fortnightly GM Recovery Tracker survey conducted by Greater Manchester Cham…
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Whether you’ve just joined the Chamber or been a member for 10 years, we want you to be able to make…
The GMCC Trade Team have recently expanded our service offering to help companies trading internatio…
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Focus on France
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13/07/2020
Since the First World War, France has been holding a military parade on the Champs-Elysées to celebr…
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It is easy to look back on networking events gone by with rose-tinted glasses. But if we are being h…
As the lockdown starts to ease, Greater Manchester Chamber is partnering with www.cyclescheme.co.uk …
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Following on from a very successful webinar on Austria delivered by GMCC on June 23, I am following…
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Greater Manchester Chamber has partnered with the British Bulgarian Business Association to promote…
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The UK Government has decided to extend its consultation period for its freeport strategy till 13th…
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A letter of credit can be a safe and secure payment method when selling your goods overseas. When se…
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With big picture issues such as Covid-19 and Brexit looming over the international trade landscape,…
As of 23/06/2020 Iraq are banning the import of Poultry products from the USA and the Philippines. …
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Party Piece Balloons are a Greater Manchester-based balloon decoration company, established in 2001.…
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As the UK's largest Chamber of Commerce, our new Chamber Live podcast provides business updates, int…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the British Chamber of Commerce for Italy…
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As the world has been dealing with coronavirus and the aftermath of its impact Brexit has taken a ba…
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Letters of Credit can be complex and exporters risk non-payment and additional costs if they do not…
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In the final section of our recovery plan – “The Way Forward” – we take a look at what must be done…
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The third theme of our recovery plan looks at the economy and how best business can stave off what m…
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We start our closer look at the big issues that will guide and influence the recovery with transport…
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As we end the 7th week of Lockdown, expectations are increasing over the possibility of changes to t…
The British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia has recognised that many businesses who would normally…
To assist businesses in these difficult times, our partner in the UAE has informed us that authoriti…
HMRC has released guidance on how to request an extension to the payment period for import duty/impo…
Members of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network h…
Are you a customs agent? Or does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trad…
UPDATED AS OF 8TH DECEMBER 2021 IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR GREATER MANCHESTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXPORT…
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Budget Overview
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11/03/2020
Following the Chancellor's Budget speech, Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, Head of Research at Greate…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has produced a free info-graphic that businesses can refer to…
Iraq has recently implemented several bans on poultry products originating from several European cou…
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Robin Phillips of Siemens has been appointed as the new President of Greater Manchester Chamber of C…
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This week, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network (…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is now providing a Business Dispute Resolution Service.     …

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