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Quarterly Economic Survey sets out starting point for new government

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s final Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) of 2019 was the first ever to coincide with a general election campaign. Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, Head of Research...

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Chamber Reacts to News of Election

Commenting on the news that the country will go to the polls on 12th December, Chris Fletcher, Campaigns Director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, said: “Many will no doubt see this as an op...

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce issues its first Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

Embargoed until 00:01 on 18th October 2019 Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has launched its first ever ‘Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement’, to coincide with the UK’s Anti-Slavery D...

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Alliance Manchester Business School Wins Chamber’s Building of the Year Award

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has announced the winner of its Building of the Year Award 2019: Alliance Manchester Business School. Alliance Manchester Business School is part of the Universi...

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Businesses and educators call for a radical overhaul of the skills system for Greater Manchester

EMBARGOED UNTIL 00:01 30/09/19 This week, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network (GMLPN) have launched their joint ‘Ambition for Skills in Greater Manc...

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Businesses report that continued Brexit uncertainty is now having real impact

Embargoed until 00:01 on 27th September 2019 As the Conservative Party gathers in Manchester for its Annual Conference, the Greater Manchester Chamber’s latest Quarterly Economic Survey, completed by...

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Greater Manchester Chamber to host art exhibition commemorating 200th anniversary of Peterloo

Greater Manchester Chamber and CollectArt are hosting a free three-day exhibition by artist Ghislaine Howard from 16-18 August. ‘Towards an Impossible Painting: paintings and drawings in commemoration...

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Greater Manchester Chamber Comments on Boris Johnson Winning Conservative Leadership Contest

Commenting on Boris Johnson as the UK's new Prime Minister, Chris Fletcher (pictured), Director of Campaigns and Marketing at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, said: “We congratulate Boris Johns...

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Survey shows confidence in Greater Manchester despite Brexit uncertainty

Brexit uncertainty is continuing to affect businesses, but long-term confidence is still strong, according to Greater Manchester Chamber’s latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES). In Q1 of this year, g...