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Member Post - Kevin Feddy Media
Independent accounting and business advisory firm HURST has bolstered its corporate finance practice…
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In anticipation of the Labour Governments first King’s Speech tomorrow, the construction industry ha…
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Member Post - Freeths
Freeths is proud to announce it’s been acknowledged in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index (WEI) 20…
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Member Post - Alliance Manchester Business School
Manchester, 16 July 2024, Patrick Vizzone, a global financier, investor and agri-food tech founder w…
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Member Post - Poole Dick
After our insightful third ‘Preparing for a Net Zero Future’ breakfast session at the Greater Manch…
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Estimations are that the Euros added between £2-£2.8bn to the UK economy.   The King’s Speech earlie…
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The King’s Speech earlier today saw the government’s plans summarised into 39 bills that they inte…
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Member Post - National Federation of Builders
In anticipation of the Labour Governments first King’s Speech tomorrow, the construction industry ha…
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Member Post - Bidding Limited
The UK's leading bid writing consultancy, Bidding Limited, has launched a new digital platform - Bid…
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Member Post - inTEC GROUP
📱 Do you lose mobile signal mid-conversation?📱 Are you a field based operative who relies on conne…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway
Leading law firm Ward Hadaway has announced 13 new appointments across its offices, including four i…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway
Leading law firm Ward Hadaway has announced 13 new appointments across its offices, including seven…
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Member Post - Trafford and Stockport College Group
A college initiative to transform lives and support the communities of Trafford and Stockport has wo…
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Member Post - Smith Goodfellow
PR, marketing and creative consultancy, Smith Goodfellow, is excited to announce the launch of its n…
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Member Post - moviESCAPE
Stockport, Manchester – July 2024 – moviESCAPE is pleased to announce today that it has been recogni…
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Member Post - Blake Mill
With consumers increasingly worried about the negative impact of fast fashion, Ken Price, Blake Mill…
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Member Post - Cyviz UK Ltd
Chamber member Cyviz is serving customers across the globe with its technology solutions. Cyviz supp…
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Member Post - Broughton House
Treasured childhood memories have come flooding back for Helen Pervaiz in her role as matron at a no…
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Member Post - Sway PR ltd
Award-winning Manchester PR agency Sway PR has appointed Vicky Sales as Senior Account Executive, ex…
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Member Post - Northern Insights Ltd t/a To The Summit Ltd
On Friday 5th July at the trig point of Pendle Hill, surrounded by a large gathering of colleagues,…
Member Post - NFB
The Labour Party’s landslide victory in the 2024 General Election indicates a significant shift in t…
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Chris Fletcher, Policy Director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, looks at the new governme…
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Warran Bolton, Managing Director of Invisu, and the Chamber’s Bolton President, talks to Simon Croni…
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As part of Net Zero Week, we bring you a selection of news stories and other resources relating to t…
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Member Post - Greater Manchester Combined Authority
The GMCA Education, Work and Skills policy team are currently undertaking a research project regardi…
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Member Post - Small99
Small99 is on a mission to help 1 million businesses start their carbon reduction journeys, and empo…
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Member Post - CIOB
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Academy has unveiled its latest offering for construction…
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Member Post - Medilink 
Home to some of the biggest names in healthcare, Medical Alley is the most diverse and influential h…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the Labour Government on their ele…
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Member Post - Northcoders
Through its Women and Gender Minorities Diversity Fund, Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading indepe…
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Member Post - PM+M
The payroll team at PM+M has recently secured a trio of new clients operating in the home décor, fin…
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Member Post - NFB
The Labour Party’s landslide victory in the 2024 General Election indicates a significant shift in t…
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Member Post - HURST
Adrian Young, a tax partner at independent accounting and business advisory firm HURST, looks at wha…
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Member Post - Aqua Design Group
Aqua Design Group wants to showcase the fantastic businesses that are based in Stockport.Stockport c…
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Member Post - EML
There are a number of significant employment law changes due to be introduced before the end of the…
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Member Post - Bethan Customs Consultancy Ltd
Health checks – the diagnostic tool that makes customs clearIt’s often the case that businesses reac…
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Member Post - Freeths
National law firm Freeths has advised Nexus Residential (Nexus) on securing essential funding for th…
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The latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) conducted by Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce shows…
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Member Post - Bruntwood Estates Ltd
In an ambitious move towards sustainability, Fresh Start Waste Services is making strides to decarbo…
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Member Post - Sustainable Energy First
Last week, we were delighted to bring together over 100 organisations in Manchester to solve some of…
Member Post - Bilfinger UK
Comprehensive consultancy, procurement and construction services for pioneering liquid air energy…
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Business Live reports passenger figures at Manchester Airport have returned to pre-pandemic levels a…
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Member Post - University of Salford
The University of Salford has launched  It starts in Salford, a new campaign that showcases the grou…
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Member Post - Freeths
National law firm Freeths has advised Karali QSR, part of the Karali Group of Companies on its purch…
Member Post - Wiseup Networks
On June 26th, Wiseup Networks, an award winning social enterprise hosted a series of industry talks…
Member Post - Business Connect Publishing Ltd
Business Connect Magazine (Est 2013) is an Independently owned business to business bi-monthly magaz…
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Member Post - GoSimpleTax
Foster parents are unsung heroes. They make a big contribution by providing children in need with a…
Member Post - HURST
Almost 30 staff at independent accounting and business advisory firm HURST are gearing up for a grue…
Member Post - Koderly
Software development company, Koderly, has announced its relocation to serviced office space, Clockw…
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Member Post - avoira
A partnership between technology solutions provider Avoira and specialist broker Principal Insurance…
Member Post - Unlimited Potential
A new vision for a fairer, greener and healthier economy in Salford has been published. The ‘grower…
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Member Post - Blue Water Shipping UK Ltd
Depending on your budget, type of goods and volume, the different considerations will weigh up which…
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Member Post - Broughton House
A World War II veteran says he was ‘overwhelmed’ to receive more than 400 cards from well-wishers fo…
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Member Post - Francis Kirk
Times change, but excellence endures – and at Francis Kirk, we’re better placed to understand this t…
Member Post - Denholm Good Logistics
The upgraded post-Brexit trade agreement between the UK and Türkiye marks a significant milestone, f…
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Member Post - Youth Fed
Youth Fed is a youth charity that supports over 5,000 young people between the ages of 10 and 29, he…
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Member Post - Bethan Customs Consultancy
Leading independent customs firm, Bethan Customs Consultancy, have promoted Client Account Manager,…
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Member Post - Aware Digital
Aware Digital has taken office space at incspaces in Manchester City Centre.The ecommerce agency has…
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The Chamber has heard from a number of its members following the sudden passing of Sir Howard Bernst…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway
Ward Hadaway’s affordable housing team has announced new leadership and the appointment of two new p…
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This week the local media have all carried tributes to Sir Howard Bernstein, including the Mancheste…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has launched a new partnership with podcast consultants Dap D…
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Member Post - Unlimited Potential
The Living Pension is a new Living Wage Foundation accreditation for employers who want to help work…
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Member Post - eLearning Plus
In today's fast-paced business landscape, it's all too easy to get swept up in the allure of the lat…
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In 2023, it’s very easy to answer that question. Yes. China remains successfully positioned with a l…
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On June 5th and 6th 2024, the UK and Normandy commemorated the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Bat…
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Member Post - nwairambulance.org.uk
The North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) has received a new partnership from leading HR and healt…
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Member Post - EML
With exam season in full swing, there will soon be thousands of school, college and university leave…
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Member Post - Use.Space
The Pitch is a free nationwide programme that provides advice, support, mentoring and investor intro…
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Member Post - Trafford College Group
Innovation is key to success in this rapidly changing world but did you know GM Further Education Co…
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Member Post - Orega Serviced Offices
Meeting room discount for chamber members!We are thrilled to offer our fellow chamber members an exc…
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Member Post - AscellaHealth
ST. LOUIS, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Optime Care, a nationally recognized specialty pharmacy and an Asce…
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Member Post - Nybble
Nybble, a leading IT and AV solutions company, has bolstered its management team with the appointmen…
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Member Post - DTE Business Advisers
Chorley based RJ Urmson Group has been acquired by HSL Compliance in a transaction led by DTE Corpor…
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Member Post - Real Estate Marketing Media
In the evolving landscape of the UK property market, personalised marketing has emerged as a pivotal…
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Member Post - Medilink 
Medilink UK CEO, Kevin Kiely, has been honoured in the King’s Birthday Honours list. Kevin, who is a…
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Greater Manchester Chamber updated its Campaign for Business document in the run-up to the General E…
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The Chamber has been saddened to hear of the passing of former President Keith Johnston after a long…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway LLP
Ahead of the upcoming general election Laura Darnley and Caroline Shafar, look at the key employment…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway LLP
We have made a series of key promotions across the firm, reflecting our commitment to nurturing tale…
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Member Post - Ward Hadaway LLP
The Ward Hadaway North West Fastest 50 Awards are back for their 11th year, celebrating the region’s…
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This week, Business Live reports North West manufacturers are upbeat as automotive and aerospace sec…
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Member Post - Freeths
National law firm Freeths has established a new trusts, estates and tax (TeT) offering in Birmingham…
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Member Post - ThinkEQ
The ThinkEQ team recently completed a new, contemporary website that showcases the expertise and com…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 230th anniversary with a special celebration e…
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Member Post - eLearning Plus
Are you an Accidental Leader?Stepping into a leadership role unexpectedly can be a rewarding experie…
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Member Post - Swansway Motor Group
Swansway Motor Group would like to congratulate long-standing team member Aaron Keating on his recen…
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Member Post - AscellaHealth
AscellaHealth Chairman and President Bill Oldham Named 2024 Philadelphia Titan 100 Berwyn, PA – June…
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Member Post - CIOB
The construction industry demands constant vigilance when it comes to safety, and the Chartered Inst…
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Member Post - GoSimpleTax
Many sole traders aren’t really that interested in accounting and tax, certainly not the technical s…
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Member Post - PM+M Solutions for Business
Bury and Blackburn-based PM+M - the chartered accountancy, business advisory and financial planning…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce hosted a roundtable event for the hospitality industry last w…
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Member Post - MC2
The Hundred returns to Emirates Old Trafford on the 25th July for the first of four action-packed…
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Member Post - avoira
Avoira is proud to announce that our innovative partnership with Xdroid and Principal Insurance has…
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Member Post - Ryan
Business entertainment is a fundamental part of building and nurturing relationships in the corporat…
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Member Post - AFG Law Limited
As the country prepares for the football European Championships (Euros), which begin tomorrow 14th J…
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National law firm Freeths has continued its expansion across the North as it announces the launch of…
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Member Post - Beever and Struthers
The number of North West businesses in liquidation who owed money to their creditors rose by more th…
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Member Post - ThinkEQ
We recently partnered with MBH Global - Sustainable IT Lifecycle Management to redesign their websit…
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Member Post - xDesign / CreateFuture
CreateFuture has today been unveiled as the new name of the digital consultancy and delivery partner…
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Member Post - SIM Consulting
The Importance of Data Segmentation in Modern Marketing In today's fast-paced digital landscape, bu…
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Member Post - avoira
Introduction: In the rapidly evolving tech landscape, few topics spark more polarised opinions than…
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With many people from Hong Kong and Ukraine coming to the North West to build a new life, Mandira Hu…
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Member Post - avoira
Avoira, a leading provider of innovative technology and communication solutions, is thrilled to anno…
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Member Post - Sports Media Agency
On the 12th Sept Media City will launch the first of a corporate relay event series designed to enab…
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Member Post - CIOB Academy
The Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015 are a set of UK laws that set out the…
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Member Post - Energy Gain UK
A new defibrillator has been installed at Abbotsfield Park, known locally as Chasen Park, adding to…
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Member Post - Broughton House
A veteran care village marked the 80th anniversary of D-Day with a 1940s-themed party for residents,…
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Member Post - Bistec Global Services
The Greater Manchester Networking and Mini Expo 2024, held on 31st of May at Elliot House was a grea…
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Member Post - Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers
Two significant appointments have been announced at Pearson Solicitors to further strengthen the com…
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Member Post - Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers
Staff at Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers are over the moon with the amount they have raise…
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Member Post - Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers
Award-winning law firm Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers reports an ‘amazing record year’ an…
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Member Post - TransPennine Express
TransPennine Express (TPE) is showing how its timetable is created to coincide with changes to some…
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Member Post - avoira
Avoira, a leading technology solutions provider, held its inaugural Innovation Day on Wednesday, 22n…
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Member Post - Real Estate Marketing Media
Email marketing is as a powerful tool for agents looking to maximise their returns. With its direct…
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Member Post - Kinaxia Logistics
Kinaxia Logistics has unveiled a new nationwide on-demand warehousing service to provide customers w…
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Member Post - Paul Culshaw Coaching
Imagine Sarah, a small business owner in Greater Manchester. She's always dreamed of turning her pas…
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Member Post - University of Salford Business School
Elevate your business with the Help to Grow: Management Course offered by the Centre For Sustainable…
Member Post - Bolton Council
Bolton Council is thrilled to announce the launch of the Wellsprings Business Start-Up and Growth Su…
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This week The Business Desk reports that regional business confidence is on the rise according to th…
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As a successful career woman and mother-of-three, Dr Claire Handby FCIOB MAPM (pictured left) had de…
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Member Post - Ouch Learning and Development
We are thrilled to unveil our brand-new website, designed with you in mind! After months of hard wor…
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Member Post - Freeths
As a sponsor of the prestigious Women of the Year (WOTY) Awards 2024, National law firm Freeths has…
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Member Post - Freeths
Law firm Freeths’ Director Richard Broadbent and Senior Associate Helen Mitcheson have been named in…
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Member Post - Gorvins Solicitors
Gorvins LLP is proud to have advised UK Biobank on itsfuture move to a purpose-built HQ at the Green…
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Member Post - Freeths
National law firm Freeths has today announced almost 100 promotions across the business as it contin…
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Member Post - PM+M
PM+M - the chartered accountancy, business advisory and financial planning group – has seen its cons…
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Member Post - ThinkEQ
ThinkEQ is proud to showcase its work with the ABBI Clinic, which provides crucial early interventio…
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Member Post - ESHL
When a world renowned company like Thorlux Lighting that's been around since 1936 talks about their…
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Member Post - NW Hearts Charity
NW Hearts Charity is delighted to be chosen as the charity partner for The Care Forum Manchester. Ta…
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This week, Business Live looks at what the new Manchester-Liverpool railway could mean for the wider…
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Member Post - Investec Wealth & Investment (UK)
In an ever-changing economic landscape, the importance of having a solid financial plan cannot be ov…
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Member Post - Investec Wealth & Investment (UK)
I attended a conference recently and heard an analogy regarding the Ice Hockey player, Wayne Gretzky…
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Member Post - Metalube
Metalube, a leading producer of high-performance lubricants, is proud to announce that its Technical…
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Member Post - Salford Business School
Salford Business School is looking for clients to enable students studying on the MSc International…
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With less than 100 days to go to the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games, thousands of athletes,…
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An EUR.1, also known as a 'movement certificate,' allows importers in specific countries to benefit…
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Member Post - Transpennine Express
The new catering service, called West Coast Kitchen, serves up tasty dishes and snacks from across t…
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Member Post - RPG Chartered Accountants
RPG Chartered Accountants are delighted to announce the promotion of Ben Brownson to the position of…
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Skills topped the agenda at Greater Manchester Chamber’s Property & Construction Summit at Emira…
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Member Post - Transport for Greater Manchester
Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) programme of engineering works to maintain and improve the…
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There's welcome news this week that inflation has fallen to its lowest level in the UK for three yea…
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Member Post - Beever and Struthers
Lancashire-based Plastic and Rubber Group (PAR), a family-owned manufacturer and supplier of enginee…
Member Post - Freeths
Holiday Pay – what is a series of deductions? The holiday pay cases keep coming. InBritish Airway…
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Member Post - Greater Manchester Combined Authority
In the region of 26,000 residents digitally supported throughout 2023 Greater Manchester Digital…
Member Post - Transport for Greater Manchester
Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) programme of engineering works to maintain and improve the…
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Member Post - Bunzl Cleaning and Hygiene Supplies
Bunzl UK & Ireland and social enterprise Amplify Goods, have joined forces for the groundbreakin…
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Member Post - Climarite Ltd
Commercial refrigeration and air conditioning specialists, Climarite Ltd will today attend a parliam…
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Member Post - DTE Business Advisers
In 2023, the rules around associated companies changed, which could cause a significant impact to yo…
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Member Post - Fusion for Business
FFB is excited to offer an exclusive benefit to all GM COC members: a complimentary full energy bill…
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Member Post - Adoption Matters
Foster Care Matters, a new fostering agency, is officially launched with the help of Chester's Town…
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I've been the Local President of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce for Stockport for four and a…
Member Post - Cornerstone Resources
Stockport based HR business, Cornerstone Resources, have recorded their best ever financial performa…
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Member Post - Transport for Greater Manchester
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have launched the second iteration of their Business Travel…
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Member Post - Scholars School System
Are you a forward-thinking employer seeking opportunities to collaborate with educational institutio…
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Member Post - DTE Business Advisers
In just 5 weeks, on 23 June, DTE Business Advisers will take on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge! Mem…
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Member Post - The Christie
24-year-old Lea Abell from Failsworth, Manchester is taking on the Great Manchester Run for the firs…
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This week Business Live reports the North West economy showed more signs of recovery in April with f…
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Michael and Ghislaine Howard have just returned from a lecture tour of the Netherlands. The major fo…
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Member Post - ESHL
ESHL Group is delighted to have joined the GMCC as part of our multi-sector outreach. Our team at gr…
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Accurate Data Key to Smooth Import Process  Importers bringing in Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS)…
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IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ATA CARNET SYSTEM IN SAUDI ARABIA   From 1 JUNE 2024, The Federation of Saudi…
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We have been informed that the Current regulations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the UAE con…
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We are pleased to announce new opportunities for companies to meet on a 1-2-1 basis with experts fro…
Member Post - The Christie
A ground breaking cancer research project launched in memory of the late Girls Aloud singer Sarah Ha…
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Member Post - JM Glendinning Insurance Brokers
JM Glendinning Insurance Brokers North West has announced it will continue its strategic partnership…
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Member Post - Bruntwood
Construction has officially commenced on the development of Greenheys at Manchester Science Park, as…
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Member Post - Gorvins Solicitors
Paul Lupton has been promoted to partner and Head of the Commercial Team at Gorvins Solicitors. A l…
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Member Post - Air IT
Private equity-backed Air IT has announced the acquisition of SoConnect Limited (https://www.soconne…
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Member Post - Intercity Technology Limited
Managed services leader Intercity has acquired Centrality, one of the UK’s most accredited Microso…
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Member Post - eStar Truck and Van Ltd
What: The UK’s biggest electric commercial vehicle event, held by a Dealer. When: Thursday 5th or F…
Member Post - The Christie
Great Manchester Run participant takes on his 16th run to inspire Afro-Caribbean men to seek early G…
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Member Post - NW Hearts Charity
NW Hearts Charity are thrilled to announce that they have awarded a generous £7,000 grant to the Acu…
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Member Post - Walker Sime
Chamber member Manchester-based construction consultancy Walker Sime has announced the appointment o…
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Greater Manchester Chamber has welcomed the re-election of Andy Burnham for his third term as Mayor…
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Member Post - ORCA Finance
ORCA Finance is delighted to become a member of Greater Manchester Chamber.  ORCA Finance is an ass…
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Member Post - Northcoders Group
Manchester-headquartered Street Group – which helps estate agents and buyers sell property more easi…
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Member Post - Climarite Ltd
Climarite Ltd, a leading refrigeration and air conditioning service provider, is embarking on an amb…
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Member Post - Swansway Motor Group
Recent data from the DVLA highlights differences in the EV charging infrastructure across the UK wit…
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Member Post - British Chambers of Commerce
The number of businesses considering government training and employment schemes is on the rise, as S…
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Member Post - NCP
NCP offers a range of season tickets for its car parks across Manchester city centre.  The car park…
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Member Post - University of Salford
Student Nursing Associate Oriyomi Aminu from the Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation won the much…
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Member Post - AJ Products
Last week marked a significant milestone for business collaboration in the North West at 2024’s firs…
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Ghislaine and Michael Howard recently held a ‘work in progress’ exhibition as part of the 10 Borough…
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The Business Desk reports that a former Barclays chief executive is to succeed Peter Mandelson as Ch…
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Emma Holt has been re-elected for a second term as President of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commer…
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Establishing a formal presence in an export country is a significant milestone in any company’s busi…
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The 2024 Mayoral election for Greater Manchester is fast approaching. On Thursday 2nd May, the polli…
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A digital revolution in the East could create thousands of jobs here in Greater Manchester – thanks…
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Member Post - Davis Blank Furniss
Manchester and Glossop based law firm Davis Blank Furniss has promoted Lauren Sever to partner in it…
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Member Post - avoira
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) recently announced that it is preparing to commemo…
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Member Post - Green Shield Group
Lancashire-based renewable energy providers Green Shield Group has announced Lee Roberts as their ne…
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Stockport-based law firm, Gorvins Solicitors, is celebrating success as one of its team, Almas Patan…
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Member Post - Manchester Central
Lori Hoinkes to succeed Shaun Hinds Manchester Central Convention Centre has formally announced tha…
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Member Post - North West Air Ambulance Charity
Lancashire Tea has partnered with the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) to launch the annual ‘…
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Member Post - DTE Business Advisers
Since partnering with DJH back in December last year, DTE has been able to create more opportunities…
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The launch of Greater Manchester Chamber's Campaign for Business document was featured in the Busine…
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The award winning north west production company Applehead Media has launched a brand new series of b…
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Member Post - Alliance Manchester Business School
Make professional development your priority this spring and feel equipped for any business challenge…
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Member Post - WHAG
Domestic abuse charity WHAG invites employers to join their new campaign to prevent the negative imp…
Member Post - Kan Do Ventures
Kan Do Ventures based in Macclesfield, Cheshire has been chosen as a finalist for the Legacy Award a…
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Member Post - Applehead Media
Nicola Sands, former ITV journalist and now founder of award winning north west production company A…
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Member Post - Gatto Nero Media
Gatto Nero Media, a new media training, website creation and brand building company, has been launch…
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Member Post - GoSimpleTax
Article by GoSimpleTax MTD for ITSA or Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment to give i…
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Member Post - University of Salford
In alignment with the UK government's vision to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, a project…
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The award winning north west production company Applehead Media has launched a brand new series of b…
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Member Post - Beever and Struthers
More than 1,100 insolvency-related activities were recorded in the North West region in Q1 2024, acc…
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Member Post - Together Trust 
Free Loaves on Friday, an anthology of poems, letters, and other forms of writing written by more th…
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Member Post - UHY Hacker Young
UHY Hacker Young Manchester has appointed a new Tax Partner, Stephen Kerrigan, to contribute towards…
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Member Post - NW Hearts Charity
NW Hearts Charity are holding their first Charity Ball.On 27th September at Manchester Hall, the bal…
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Member Post - nwairambulance.org.uk
The North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) has launched their flagship event; Race Against Time to…
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We are pleased to announce our first round speakers and panellists for the upcoming Property & C…
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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) today announces a new partnership with Employment Hero…
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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…
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 - Dirt Factory
Manchester has proudly claimed the title of the first European Capital of Cycling. This recognition…
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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 has launched a new report as part of its work on The GM Local…
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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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The Department for Business and Trade announced on 17th January the launch of a new Import and Suppl…
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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 - 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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In the second of a new series of ‘In Conversation With…’ interviews, we talk to Kim Royds, Regional…
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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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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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The Bee Net Zero partnership was formed to make Greater Manchester the easiest place to become a net…
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Conflict is an inevitable part of life, especially in the complex world of construction projects. Th…
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Small and medium sized businesses in and around Manchester are being urged to sign up for free to a…
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Xeinadin Group, one of the leading professional services groups in the UK & Ireland, has made a…
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DON’T FORGET TO ENTER YOUR REGISTRATION NUMBER IF YOU HAVE PARKED IN THE CAR PARK  Do you visit our…
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Our International Trade team at the Greater Manchester Chamber are committed to providing you with t…
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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Export documentation refers to the various forms and paperwork required when a company or individual…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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…
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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…
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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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