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Member Post - Real Estate Marketing Media
In the competitive landscape of the UK’s residential property market, establishing a strong brand fo…
Member Post - National Federation of Builders
Police forces across England are increasing working with councils to set times that abnormal loads c…
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Member Post - Air IT
Air IT, a leading provider of IT services in the UK, is proud to announce the appointment of Dan Por…
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Future Fibre Technologies (FFT), an industry-leading provider of cutting-edge perimeter security sol…
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Member Post - CustomsLink Ltd
One of the UK’s leading customs agents, a Preston-based enterprise, has been awarded AEO status. Aut…
Member Post - RPG Chartered Accountants
RPG Chartered Accountants are delighted to announce the arrival of Ryan Conlon as Head of Tax.Ryan,…
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Member Post - Beever and Struthers
Accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers and law firm Brabners have jointly advised Mo…
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With challenges such as cost-of-living pressures sitting high on the agenda for businesses in 2024,…
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This week the Business Desk reports the £150m rail upgrade between Manchester and Sheffield has offi…
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Member Post - GMMoving
Embrace movement for workplace wellbeing As spring arrives, it is the perfect time to prioritise ph…
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Member Post - Salonica Capital
Salonica Capital believes Manchester is a vibrant international innovation hub, particularly in sect…
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Member Post - BCAE Architects
BCAE Architects, a North-West based Architectural Design Studio, have announced their presence in Ma…
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Member Post - avoira
Avoira, a pioneer in providing transformative technological solutions, is hosting Avoira Connect Inn…
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Member Post - HURST
A dealmaker at independent accounting and business advisory firm HURST has been promoted to associat…
Member Post - Orega Serviced Offices
Making an Impact Together: Our Year-Round Charity Drive. At Orega, we are committed to supporting ou…
Member Post - Wiseup Networks
Wiseup is seeking industry speakers to participate in a career talk at Manchester College on the 26t…
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Member Post - HOST
A groundbreaking tech community has launched at Media City’s innovation hub HOST, the Home of Skills…
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Member Post - Manchester Airport
Passengers are expected to jet off in their thousands from Manchester Airport to cheer on England at…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Manchester-headquartered Northcoders, a market leader in technology training in the UK, is launching…
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As a proactive and passionate supporter of Manchester, I’m proud to have been representing the borou…
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This is a reminder to the notice given on 13th March 2024 that the Annual General Meeting and Spring…
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Business Live featured the Chamber's Quarterly Economic Survey results as its top news item in last…
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Member Post - Paul Culshaw Coaching
I recently attended an enlightening online event called 'The AI Advantage'.Like with anything new, i…
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Member Post - CIOB
In our ever-evolving world, where environmental sustainability is paramount, the construction indust…
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Member Post - Aqua Design Group
Made in Stockport Awards was started by Aqua Design Group in 2021 to promote and support creates acr…
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Member Post - HM Pasties
A Greater Manchester bakery famed for employing ex-convicts is set to expand after receiving a huge…
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We are pleased to announce our first round speakers and panellists for the upcoming Property & C…
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Why should business in the North West and Greater Manchester be looking at growing their business in…
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Member Post - DTE Corporate Finance
DTE Corporate Finance provided buy side advisory services to the Canadian Private Equity Fund, Arden…
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Member Post - Broughton House
A former army nurse has joined Broughton House Veteran Care Village in a specialist dementia role to…
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Member Post - Kinaxia Logistics
Kinaxia Logistics has strengthened its senior team as part of a management restructure which will se…
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Member Post - MC Construction
Stockport’s famous Hat Works Museum has unveiled its new look following a £300,000 refurbishment sch…
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Economic performance in Greater Manchester declined sharply in Q1 2024 according to the findings of…
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Member Post - Metalube
As the marine and offshore oil and gas industries have navigated some of the world's harshest operat…
Member Post - HMG Paints
This March, Manchester-based HMG Paints will be supporting local charity Francis House Children’s Ho…
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Member Post - Davis Blank Furniss
Shiva Shadi, Head of Employment at law firm Davis Blank Furniss, looks at menopause in the workplace…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Manchester-headquartered Northcoders – one of the UK's premier coding bootcamp providers – has appoi…
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Member Post - Manchester Mind
Little By Little, A Little Becomes A Lot...This is this year’s Stress Awareness Month theme and Manc…
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This week we have news that a new railway line between Manchester Airport and Handsacre is the prefe…
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Member Post - ThinkEQ
We're not your average digital agency; we're your people-first consultancy founded on fundamental pr…
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Member Post - Swansway Motor Group
Recent research has unveiled that less than half of all local roads in England and Wales are deemed…
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Member Post - Farleys Solicitors
Lancashire law firm Farleys Solicitors has been holding its annual St Patrick’s Day fundraiser for m…
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Member Post - Bailey Partnership
Our Manchester office proudly announces its partnership with Mustard Tree, a local homeless charity,…
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Member Post - Xaverian College
Nine bright minds from Xaverian College have received offers to study at the University of Oxford an…
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Member Post - Swansway Motor Group
The first bank holiday weekend of 2024 is upon us, and many people will be making the most of Easter…
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Member Post - nwairambulance.org.uk
Financial services company, Together Finance have chosen to donate £15,000 to the North West Air Amb…
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Member Post - Paul Culshaw Coaching
Success in marketing starts with the (real) need for strategy.Because the principle of effective mar…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) today announces a new partnership with Employment Hero…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway
With effect from 1 January 2024, the EU Port Services Regulation and accompanying domestic regulat…
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In an important case for the Healthcare sector, the EAT has given clear guidance on the issue of n…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway
A key highlight in Yorkshire’s business calendar is the Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 Awards. The awards…
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The team expansion, which sees the group including two partners, a managing associate, two associa…
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Member Post - Nybble
Well what a night … Nybble are delighted to receive the #rra24 Digital Award held at the amazing Win…
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On 12th March 2024, the UK Government released the latest amendments to the Export Control Regulatio…
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The United Kingdom signed a trade pact with Texas on the 13th of March to enhance trade links betwee…
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Calling service providers who would like to raise their profile amongst our traders’ members and cus…
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When it comes to proving the origin of goods, traders have different alternatives in terms of eviden…
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Tech Nation’s Rising Stars competition is back and bigger than ever for 2024. Aimed at early-stage t…
Member Post - Gorvins solicitors
Stockport-based Gorvins Solicitors has had two solicitors shortlisted for Insider NW Young Professio…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Northcoders – the market leading technology training business - was named Best Performing Company in…
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Member Post - Freeths
National law firm Freeths has advised AKM Homes on the redevelopment on a former dairy site in Runco…
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Member Post - HMG Paints Ltd
Manchester based; HMG Paints’ range of coatings will once again be taking to the track on race circu…
Member Post - McKee Associates
Following some hard work and long hours from Evolve Integrated Solutions Ltd the two new Wilson Powe…
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Member Post - Climarite Ltd
Climarite is urging fellow chamber members to review the energy management of its commercial buildin…
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Member Post - Greys Specialist Recruitment
Winding my way through careers coaching and talent acquisition I've realised that the bottom line is…
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Member Post - nwairambulance.org.uk
This exclusive members club and business group plays an integral role in raising awareness and vital…
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Member Post - Squire Patton Boggs
Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that senior financial services lawyer Andy Kirkham has be…
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Ghislaine Howard's ‘Pregnant Self Portrait, July 1987' is one of the key works in the Haywood tourin…
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Member Post - Circle of Trust
92 % of people would trust a referral from friends and family over any other form of advertising. …
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At the Chamber, we have some remarkable women in our Senior Management Team. For #InternationalWomen…
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Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce wil…
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Member Post - Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies
Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies (BCHS) understands that the future of professional cleaning li…
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Member Post - Northcoders
AJ Bell – the low cost, award-winning investment platform – has been named as the very first hiring…
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Member Post - Swansway Motor Group
Last weekend 18-year-old Oliver Bearman became the youngest British F1 driver to race in a Grand Pri…
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Member Post - TransPennine Express
£750,000 investment in depot Team of more than 120 drivers now in place Depot…
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Member Post - Avoira
With the recent Broadcom acquisition of VMware, many current customers are concerned about the futur…
Member Post - LEV & Air Movement Designs Limited
Employers in the UK have a legal obligation to ensure that their LEV systems are in efficient workin…
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When Sharon Seville sets her mind on something she certainly achieves it. Sharon has run her recruit…
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07/03/2024
Being a local Bury businessperson I am passionate about the economic prosperity of the borough. I at…
Member Post - Colliers
John Webber, Head of Business Rates at Colliers, gives his reaction to the Spring Budget 2024. "As…
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Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, Deputy Director of Research at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerc…
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Member Post - HURST
Commenting on the Budget, Adrian Young, a tax partner at independent accounting and business advisor…
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Member Post - PM+M
It’s fair to say that this Budget threw up no great surprises as there was limited scope for any siz…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 230th birthday this year and we will be highli…
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Member Post - Paul Culshaw Coaching
This is an easy-to-follow guide to SEO.In it, you'll learn the fundamentals and beyond to learn:What…
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The Christie Paterson Building was crowned Greater Manchester Building of the Year 2023 at Greater M…
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Member Post - GJD Manufacturing Ltd
GJD, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and supply of perimeter protection and intruder det…
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Member Post - Equals Money
Equals Money Running an SME, whilst extremely rewarding, can be tough. There are many frustrations…
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Equals Money Team Evolution powers future Olympic athletes. They’re the UK’s number one alpine race…
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Post-Carnival is the perfect time to start thinking about developing opportunities in Latin America…
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We want to inform our members and customers using certification, legalisation and apostille services…
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The Embassy of The Republic of Iraq has included the below decision for Cash Withdrawals in US dolla…
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Member Post - Manchester Metropolitan University
Are you working on a new idea, product or service?We’re launching an exclusive programme designed to…
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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has released it’s ‘Housebuilding Market Study: Final Rep…
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Member Post - HURST
Previewing the forthcoming Budget, Adrian Young, a tax partner at independent accounting and busines…
Member Post - Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) launches targeted skills programmes to bridge hospita…
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Member Post - Beever and Struthers
Accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers have partnered with the National Leasehold Gr…
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Member Post - Trowers & Hamlins
Manchester-based Partner Suzanne Benson has been appointed as the new national head of the firm's Re…
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Member Post - Eight Engines
Chamber Partner Eight Engines is celebrating after winning Best Video Production Company at the Talk…
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Member Post - McKee Associates
McKee Associates is proud to announce that we have passed our recent annual ISO 9001 audit. We are d…
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Member Post - ITS Technology
The 2025 copper switch-off is getting closer, and if your provider hasn’t gotten in touch, it’s high…
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This week we have news that Manchester has been recognised as a UNESCO City of Lifelong Learning for…
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Member Post - Beever and Struthers
Accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers advised the management team on the successful…
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Member Post - UHY Hacker Young
UHY Manchester’s Chief Executive Officer, David Kendrick and Corporate Finance Partner, Peter Willia…
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Member Post - GM Business Growth Hub
The search is on to find Greater Manchester's 100 rising stars of business.We’ve joined forces with…
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GMCC members Walker Sime, the Manchester based multi-disciplinary construction consultancy, has a…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway
Leading Northern law firm Ward Hadaway was today (Wednesday 14 February) ranked as one of the top 20…
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Member Post - The Letting Agent
Driving into the city each morning I'm constantly astonished by the rapidly changing skyline full of…
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Member Post - Growth Hive UK
In the competitive landscape of UK business, Research and Development (R&D) tax credits stand as…
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Cancer is a subject that doesn’t bear thinking about and yet 900,000+ people in the workforce are pr…
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Member Post - Beever and Struthers
The number of insolvency-related activities in the North West rose more than 20% in January compared…
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Member Post - Manchester Central
The first CGI images of the hotly anticipated new bar and restaurant concept opening at Manchester C…
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Member Post - Bruntwood SciTech
The ID Manchester partnership has announced plans to reactivate the Renold Building as a home for fo…
Member Post - Manchester Literature Festival
Manchester Literature Festival welcomes three brilliant writers to the city this Spring, setting the…
Member Post - National Federation of Builders
The Government consultation ‘Strengthening planning policy for brownfield development’ seen to imple…
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Member Post - TransPennine Express
TransPennine Express (TPE) has launched a new campaign, which encourages making the most of getting…
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Member Post - Compassion in Action
A Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce member is an editorial partner for a commemorative publicat…
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Member Post - Aqua Design Group
As it’s the 21st birthday year for Aqua Design Group, the Stockport creative wanted to highlight som…
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Member Post - The Letting Agent
10 Reasons to Invest in Manchester and How We Can Help YouDriving into the city each morning I'm con…
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In this week's 'News Review' we have news that Manchester and Greater Manchester remain in top posit…
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We've got some exciting news to share – an opportunity about investing in your brand and your busine…
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Member Post - Amber & Aster Ltd
NEWSFLASH; EVENTS ARE MARKETING! I am a firm believer that events should be a part of every busines…
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The Christie Paterson Research Centre beat five other prestigious projects to be named Building of t…
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Member Post - Orega Serviced Offices
Orega are delighted to join the GMCC community, offering their services of premium private offices,…
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Member Post - Manchester Airport
Almost 700,000 passengers expected during half-term getaway This comes after 1.8m passengers came…
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With the Self Assessment tax deadline behind us, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning people to…
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Member Post - UHY Hacker Young
The past year has seen multiple triumphs for the UHY team in Manchester. Since the introduction of t…
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Member Post - Freeths
Freeths has today announced record year-on-year growth since launching in Liverpool in 2018, reveali…
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Member Post - DevelopmentAid
In 2022, according to the OECD, Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) reached a whooping all-time hi…
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From 30 April 2024, the Lima Chamber of Commerce and Industry will become the 79th guaranteeing orga…
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The Chamber's research team has launched a new report as part of its work on the Greater Manchester…
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In a bid to improve our certification, legalisation and apostille services, please note our team is…
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Greater Manchester Chamber's Global Connect Network is made up of more than 680 connections and 50 p…
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Member Post - Structures Group
Structures Group, a Leigh-based group of construction companies specialising in restoration and cons…
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Member Post - Zally
Continuous authentication expert, Zally, has announced the hires of Paul Wilshaw as its Chief Design…
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Member Post - RPG Chartered Accountants
Business co-founders Ellis Goodfellow and Mike Perry were advised by RPG Chartered Accountants in th…
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Member Post - Swansway Motor Group
Have you ever wondered what the Motability scheme is? Experts at Swansway Motor Group’s Honda Stockp…
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Member Post - Rumpus
B Corp-certified impact agency Rumpus has further solidified its expertise in the hygiene sector by…
Member Post - Manchester Cleaning Show
There is only one month to go until the UK’s biggest cleaning trade show arrives in Manchester, brin…
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Member Post - Real Estate Marketing Media
The construction industry is poised for significant developments throughout 2024, with the outlook f…
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Member Post - Q Energy
The UK's energy market is undergoing a seismic shift, and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are in…
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Member Post - University of Salford
The University of Salford is offering a unique opportunity for the building industry to collaborate…
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Member Post - 3B Training
3B Training, a leading provider of health and safety training, is pleased to announce its expansion…
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Member Post - Alvarez & Marsal Tax UK 
As part of a series on the key areas of transfer pricing, the team at Alvarez & Marsal Tax UK ta…
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Member Post - Swansway Group
If you are in the market for a new-to-you set of wheels, it can be an overwhelming experience. With…
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Member Post - Dirt Factory
Manchester has proudly claimed the title of the first European Capital of Cycling. This recognition…
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Check the Index!
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14/02/2024
Each of the Chamber’s Quarterly Economic Surveys contains the unique Greater Manchester Index™ which…
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Member Post - Focus Insolvency Group
Focus Insolvency Group Newsletter - February 2024 EditionWelcome to the latest edition of the Focus…
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Member Post - Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers
Law firm, Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers has expanded with the recent acquisition of Sara…
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4 Angel Square, Manchester’s most sustainable smart enabled office building, was one of six projects…
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Member Post - Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers
Employment Partner and Solicitor Alan Lewis at Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers has secured…
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Member Post - S I Sealy
This year marks the 75th anniversary of S I Sealy, one of the foremost and most respected building s…
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Member Post - Forward Thinking South Manchester
Knowing how to price your product or service is a crucial aspect of business strategy, and one that…
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Member Post - Zouk Tea Bar and Grill
Zouk Tea Bar & Grill, one of Manchester’s most popular restaurants, has launched its first range…
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Member Post - Bistec Global Services
Get ready for a thrilling journey into the world of technology as the highly awaited podcast, Beyond…
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Member Post - HMG Paints Ltd
To mark the 17th annual National Apprenticeship Week, HMG Paints is celebrating the variety of appre…
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Member Post - Freeths
The Insolvency and Restructuring team at national law firm Freeths has been named as the most active…
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Member Post - Freeths
Freeths is proud to announce that as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability and its wider…
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Member Post - Luma marketing
Gorvins Solicitors, a leading law firm based in Stockport, is thrilled to announce their continued s…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway LLP
We're rapidly expanding across all of our offices and have recently experienced particularly strong…
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Companies House has announced this week that they are aiming to introduce the first of the measures…
Calling all Engineering & Manufacturing Companies in Greater Manchester. The Amazon Innovation A…
Member Post - HMG Paints Ltd
Manchester based HMG Paints Ltd are delighted to share the news that Family Business United have nam…
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Member Post - TransPennine Express
TransPennine Express (TPE) has announced the official launch of its ‘Neurodiversity Network Group’ a…
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Cut Carbon Cut Costs is an online training programme designed to help you future-proof your business…
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The Growth Company has once again received praise for its culture of inclusivity and equality throug…
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Member Post - Swansway Motor Group
This week is National Apprentice Week, so Swansway Motor Group are shedding a light on what an appre…
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In the second edition of our new feature 'News Review' we bring you the leading business stories tha…
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A new report published by Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce shows that some of the numbers of a…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce joined The British Chambers of Commerce and IHG Hotels &…
Member Post - Manchester Chemist
The NHS Pharmacy First service launched on the 31st January 2024 and allows patients or their repres…
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Member Post - SQS - Sterling Quality Services Ltd
Its National Apprenticeship Week, and SQS is proud to unveil our newest apprentice, Musa Ceesay, who…
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Why think of expansion? Why think of Germany? The world has evolved in the past few years, and busin…
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I remember a time in the lively heart of Manchester, a city I ventured to in the late ’90s, I found…
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For Manchester-based companies eyeing expansion into the German market, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)…
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In the evolving landscape of global business, the Dominican Republic emerges as a beacon of opportun…
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It’s estimated that 25 million paper documents are created and transported around the world every ye…
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BCC’s Trade Confidence Outlook for Q4 2023 sees SME exports continuing to languish   Half of all…
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In the ever-evolving landscape of international trade, certifications play a pivotal role in establi…
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ATA Carnets must be returned to the Chamber at the latest on its *12-month expiry date to establish…
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Aviva Studios was one of six buildings shortlisted for the Building of the Year Award 2023. Initial…
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Member Post - Swansway Motor Group
2023 saw car dealer group Swansway Motor Group donate a record-breaking yearly total of £20,940 to t…
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Member Post - Xaverian College
Philosophy, Ethics and Theology students at Xaverian College recently had the opportunity to attend…
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Member Post - Xaverian College
Jasmine Shum, from the Class of 2023, is a former Xaverian who has launched her career with a Higher…
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Xaverian students are opening their eyes to the many exciting alternatives to university being offer…
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Member Post - Compassion in Action
A Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce member is celebrating the hire of its latest apprentice ahe…
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Member Post - Freeths
National law firm Freeths has launched a family law offering in the North West with the appointment…
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Member Post - Xaverian College
Six Xaverian students have teamed up with ALL FM 96.9 Radio, Manchester, to create and produce a reg…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has launched a new report as part of its work on The GM Local…
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We’ve reviewed the news to bring you the leading business stories that are hitting the headlines. I…
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Member Post - My HR Hub
How can I prepare for the National Minimum Wage increase this year? In April 2024, the UK is set to…
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Did you know that cyber-crime costs the UK economy nearly £4 billion per year? Recent research also…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway
A rapidly expanding Northern law firm has announced strong growth of its Manchester team with the re…
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The Chamber is working on putting together key asks ahead of the May GM Mayoral Election and a possi…
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Corporate insolvencies rose by 1.9% year-on-year in December 2023, and rose by 78.9% when compared t…
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More than 80,000 start-ups were launched in the North West in 2023, according to new research from R…
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Get ready for the ultimate bash because we're beyond thrilled to announce that we're turning 230 thi…
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Hello Future (Manchester Museum) was one of the six buildings shortlisted for the Building of the Ye…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Northcoders (AIM:CODE), one of the UK’s leading technology training businesses, has provided the fol…
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Member Post - Mantra Learning
Time is ticking, and we have a game-changing opportunity you won't want to miss! Ready to propel you…
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Member Post - Manchester Metropolitan University
The seventeenth annual National Apprenticeship Week takes place across England from 5-11 February 20…
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Member Post - HURST
Independent accounting and business advisory firm HURST has announced two promotions in its tax team…
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This past week has been energy saving week.   Now is the time to focus on your sustainability jour…
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Member Post - MTA
With an increase in demand to source goods from UK based suppliers and manufacturers, the Engineerin…
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Member Post - MC Construction
A multimillion-pound scheme to transform the civic and cultural quarter of Crewe town centre is unde…
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The Chamber is working on putting together key asks ahead of the May GM Mayoral Election and a possi…
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The National Cycling Centre in Manchester was one of six buildings shortlisted for the Building of t…
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If you are an exporter, it is likely you are now getting ready to attend trade shows to support your…
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Member Post - Mainfreight
Once synonymous with tranquil beaches and warm climates, the Red Sea now paints a different picture…
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The Department for Business and Trade announced on 17th January the launch of a new Import and Suppl…
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Member Post - IN4 Group
One of the UK’s largest technology skills and innovation providers has successfully secured multiple…
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Northcoders has successfully secured a further £10m of funding from the Department for Education Ski…
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Member Post - HMG Paints
Manchester based, HMG Paints, is further expanding its support for the UK Agricultural and Machinery…
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Member Post - St Ann’s Hospice
St Ann’s Hospice has just opened their new 2024 Winter Raffle and are excited to see who will win bi…
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Member Post - Dragonboy Studios
2024 promises to be an exciting one for Dragonboy Studios - a Film, TV and Content Creation House wi…
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Member Post - Q Energy
New Chamber member Q Energy is offering innovative smart energy services to the vibrant Chamber comm…
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Hi, my name is Kira, Power Up Agency Project Manager. GMCC’s Power Up Agency has been operational fo…
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The Chamber is working on putting together key asks ahead of the May GM Mayoral Election and a possi…
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Member Post - Use.Space
Take your business to the next level and make our office your office.This fully furnished office spa…
Member Post - North West Air Ambulance Charity
The North West Air Ambulance Charity is very proud to announce the launch of their Corporate Crew me…
Member Post - REMM
REMM is thrilled to share some exciting news. REMM has always been committed to serving its clients…
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New Victoria was one of six buildings shortlisted for the Building of the Year Award 2023. The flag…
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Member Post - Swansway Group
Family-owned and run Swansway Motor Group has recently partnered with four community foundations acr…
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Member Post - MTA
If you are looking to source or sell your products and services into the UK engineering supply chain…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Northcoders – one of the UK’s market leading technology training businesses – has successfully secur…
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Member Post - AA
As winter's grip tightens, navigating the roads is particularly challenging for drivers contending w…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Northcoders – one of the UK's premier coding bootcamp providers – has promoted Steven Oakes to chief…
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Member Post - Swansway Group
Swansway Motor Group has recently strengthened its mental health support for team members by adding…
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Oldham Volkswagen have appointed Noriel Armstrong as their newest Sales Executive. Noriel, who grew…
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As Greater Manchester marches into 2024, the construction sector stands at the forefront of a transf…
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Member Post - Marketing Manchester
To achieve Greater Manchester's net zero and air quality goals, we need more electric vehicles on ou…
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Member Post - Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
The FCDO Legalisation Office, responsible for authenticating/legalising UK documents to be recognise…
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Member Post - Trafford College Group
Can you remember completing work experience? If so, can you remember it being meaningful? Like many…
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Member Post - ITS Technology Group
Faster Britain is the UK’s leading business-grade full fibre network, helping to reshape the UK's di…
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Member Post - Aqua Design Group
Made in Stockport Awards was started in 2021 to showcase and support all types of creative businesse…
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The skills, capabilities and high-quality workmanship present in the UK’s engineering and manufactur…
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As we persist in nurturing partnerships and aiding businesses in their global endeavours, our dedica…
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When you apply for a Certificate of Origin, or any other document that your business may need certif…
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We are very excited to launch our new Express International Trade Certificate Programme which allows…
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The Mill Test Certificate (MTC), also known as a Mill Certificate or Material Test Report (MTR), is…
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2023 has brought some incredible milestones for some of our dedicated GMCC staff, and we're highligh…
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As Greater Manchester-based Brown & Bancroft Interiors celebrates its 10th anniversary, Madison…
There are several trade missions and exhibitions coming up organised by partners and associations wh…
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The Chamber has been made aware that Switzerland is no longer accepting digital stamps and signature…
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Up to 2016, the Northwest Region was the leading exporter in the UK to the Gulf Cooperation Council…
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Independent training provider, Oldham Training Centre, is directly addressing the skills shortages a…
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• BCC’s Trade Confidence Outlook sees no improvement in Q3 of 2023 as half of all SME exporters (49%…
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Member Post - Bee Net Zero Partnership
The Bee Net Zero partnership was formed to make Greater Manchester the easiest place to become a net…
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Member Post - Convenzis Group Limited
The NHS Cyber Security conference is an exclusive, in-depth, and highly technical event designed to…
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Member Post - CIOB
Conflict is an inevitable part of life, especially in the complex world of construction projects. Th…
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Member Post - Tommy’s
Small and medium sized businesses in and around Manchester are being urged to sign up for free to a…
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Member Post - Xeinadin Group
Xeinadin Group, one of the leading professional services groups in the UK & Ireland, has made a…
Member Post - Manchester Baroque
Manchester Baroque is back and even bigger! Expanding on last year, the 2023/24 season will feature…
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Over 3,000 businesses surveyed as part of Greater Manchester Local Skills Improvement Plan. Resul…
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Priyanka Mistry (pictured right) has started her placement with Seddon Construction following her at…
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Member Post - Bistec Global Services
This is not going to be a problem anymore! Microsoft Viva product suit will be a great solution that…
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Economic performance in Greater Manchester has declined slightly in Q2 2023 according to the finding…
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The Certificate of Origin (CoO) is a document used in international trade to certify the country of…
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After several months of hard work, two weeks ago we submitted the final draft of the Greater Manches…
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Need investment to grow? It's all about confidence – Investor confidence in you! Let our experts re…
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Member Post - Precision Pallets & Cases
As Precision Pallets & Cases celebrates its 10th anniversary, Director Rick Leach talks to Simon…
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Member Post - Henshaws
Good afternoon,My name is Mel and I am the Fundraising Development Manager for a Sight Loss and Disa…
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The wait is finally over!    We have partnered with Manchester based technology firm Net Hub to pr…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is calling on businesses to help tackle skills shortages by c…
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With the UK’s official exit from the EU in December 2020, there had been some important changes in t…
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As a valued member of the Chamber, you're automatically eligible for our reap the rewards programme.…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce named Energy House 2.0 (pictured right) as Building of the Ye…
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In our last edition we informed customers of our certification services that as of 1st April 2023, G…
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Standout apprentices at the University of Salford have been recognised at a special awards ceremony…
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Member Post - Manchester Metropolitan University
This survey represents a unique collaboration of six industry bodies [Chartered Institute of Marketi…
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The Power Up Agency is seeking an independent evaluator to aid the objective collection and collatio…
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Anita Roche will be leading the forthcoming Leadership Masterclass courses under our Leaders' Networ…
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Member Post - Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University offers employers the opportunity to acquire the expertise of our…
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We have a diverse student body with approximately 38,000 students. They are experts in a wide range…
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One+All, an employee-owned manufacturing firm based in Stockport, closed the London Stock Exchan…
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Hollingworth Lake Rowing Club was founded in 1872 and has over 100 active members. It has produced a…
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We've created an interactive events calendar to make it easier for you to book onto Your Events! Si…
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Member Post - Broughton House
Residents of Broughton House Veteran Care Village, relatives and staff joined senior regional Armed…
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Member Post - Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors has unveiled a crucial investment as part o…
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Last week, we launched the first of our activities leading up to the development of the first Greate…
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Recycle Week is Recycle Now's flagship annual event which is a celebration of recycling across the n…
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Our Partners Ingeus have complied a list of some great candidates for members who are currently hiri…
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At our Elliot House venue, we're very fortunate to have the magnificent Ghislaine Howard Howard Coll…
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We've created an interactive events calendar to make it easier for you to book onto Your Events!   …
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People from African & Caribbean backgrounds have been a positive and fundamental part of British…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of this year’s Chamber Excellence A…
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The Chamber is here to support businesses and people in businesses through the ups and downs. Our ec…
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State of the Sector This round table discussion between leaders from within the sector addressedd t…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has been appointed by the Department for Education to lead th…
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"We are delighted to sponsor this award to support, encourage and acknowledge innovative Exporting E…
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Avoira has been a member of the Greater Manchester Chamber business community for over 20 years and…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has highlighted the need for more support for exporters as a…
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We’re all now familiar with the cost of living crisis - how households are struggling to keep up wit…
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This year we launched the Leaders' Network which brought our senior/director level members opportuni…
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We recently launched a new podcast series called Partners in Focus, where we highlight the Partners…
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Chris Fletcher, the Chamber's Policy and Campaigns Director, reflects on the current rail strikes an…
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In 2019, Japan was the third largest economy in the world, after the United States and China with a…
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One of the more interesting things to come out of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations has been the man…
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eBay is launching a new programme to help small businesses in the UK by offering training and suppor…
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North West Cyber Resilience Centre are Strategic Partners of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.…
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The trailblazing new way to get apprenticeships for YOUR business! OLDHAM College and GM Chamber of…
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Isaac Solarin, a member of the GMCC team is making a remarkable contribution to charitable organis…
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Following the last 2 years where we supported our members through what can only be described as turb…
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On Friday at the AGM and Spring Assembly I was delighted and honoured to have been re-elected as the…
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Member Post - Be.VE
The team behind a £5 million redevelopment scheme at Cheadle Mosque has announced plans for an elect…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and PROJECT#808 are excited to announce a partnership which w…
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GC Business Growth Hub is offering a series of comprehensive learning and development courses for bu…
The University of Manchester's Institute of Innovation Research has partnered with Greater Mancheste…
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Member Post - St Ann’s Hospice
GM Chamber members St Ann’s Hospice closed trading on the London Stock Exchange yesterday. They rece…
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Despite a slight upturn in domestic trade, Omicron related disruption and high inflation fuelled by…
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March is Credit Education Month, we would like to provide our members with some top tips on how they…
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With the UK government pushing the idea of Global Britain and encouraging business to find new marke…
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Member Post - Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
BREAKING NEWS    The UK government has announced further sanctions against named persons in the Don…
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Greater Manchester Chamber is delighted to offer four Director Training courses, designed to enhance…
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RHS Garden Bridgewater is the fifth RHS garden and one of the largest gardening projects undertaken…
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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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Clive Memmott OBE, Chief Executive of Greater Manchester Chamber, looks at the year ahead.  Greater…
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Important Notice for our ChamberCustoms Customers (Changes from 1st Jan 2022) Import Customs Cleara…
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Commenting on the Chancellor's announcement of additional support for businesses impacted by the Omi…
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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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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Duncan Firth (pictured left) of W…
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COP26 and 21 carbon cutting initiatives for businesses in Greater Manchester COP26 is the United Na…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with Google Arts & Culture to highlight…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is offering one-to-one advice about doing business in Germany…
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Increased consumer spending after the lifting of all Covid-19 related restrictions in July has contr…
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Global Auctioneers are backing the GMCC Excellence Awards by sponsoring the Exporting Excellence Awa…
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The success of the vaccination programme and relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions have contributed to…
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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…
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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…
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UPDATED AS OF JANUARY 2023 IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR GREATER MANCHESTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXPORT DOCUM…
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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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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is now providing a Business Dispute Resolution Service.     …

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