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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...

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Brexit uncertainty causes a quarterly slowdown but long-term outlook remains positive

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce's latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) results for the first quarter of 2019 shows that the economy is feeling the impact of Brexit uncertainty. Business activ...

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Building of the Year Shortlist Announced

Greater Manchester Chamber has announced the six developments shortlisted for the 2018 Building of the Year Award. The following construction projects have been shortlisted: • Mackie Mayor • No 1 Spinningfield • Ordsall Chord • The Christie, Proton Beam Therapy Centre • The Pavilion,...

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Chamber Data Shows Greater Manchester Still Outperforming UK

Greater Manchester’s economy continues to perform better than the national average despite ongoing uncertainty over Brexit and possible early signs of a global reaction to US led increased trade tariffs. The latest Greater Manchester Chamber Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), representing the views...

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Time to stop the constant skills changes and address the real business issues

Commenting on the publication of the ’10-point plan’, issued to government by the British Chambers of Commerce and The Chartered Management Institute, calling for urgent reforms to the skills system, Joy Sewart, Director of Skills and Social Enterprise at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce ,...

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Entries Open for Greater Manchester Arts Prize

Returning for a third year, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is once again holding a competition for contemporary artists. Joy Sewart, Head of Skills Development at Greater Manchester Chamber, said: “Our aim is to find and build the careers of artists and help develop artistic talent across...

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Chamber to Hold First Engineering & Manufacturing Summit

Greater Manchester’s first ever Engineering & Manufacturing Summit takes place next month. The summit, which is the very first of its kind in the north, is being organised by Greater Manchester Chamber. The aim of the summit is to bring industry leaders together to discuss the major issues...

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Talent Match Programme to be Launched in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that it will be working with Greater Manchester Talent Match to build relationships between local employers and ‘Employment Support Host Organisations’, including Talent Coaches, to provide local opportunities and jobs for young people...