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Chamber Comments on Greater Manchester Being Placed in Tier 2 of Covid System

Commenting on the news that Greater Manchester will be in Tier 2 of the government’s new Covid alert system, Chris Fletcher, Director of Policy and Communications at Greater Manchester Chamber of Comm...

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QES Shows Economic Growth May be Weakening as New Restrictions Take Hold

There has been a modest quarterly improvement in business activity but the imposition of additional restrictions more recently indicates that the economy may be losing some of the steam it gathered in...

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Greater Manchester Chamber Reacts To Winter Economy Plan

In an endeavour to bolster businesses, protect jobs and safeguard the nascent economic recovery, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak - for the fourth time this year - announced more support measures. The lates...

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Fifth Recovery Tracker Shows Further Dampening Of Demand

Continued concerns about rising Covid-19 infections and the prospect for more local lockdowns in Greater Manchester have contributed to a further dampening of demand, according to the fifth GM COVID-1...

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Chamber Comments on Bolton Covid Restrictions

Commenting on the news that all hospitality in Bolton will have to be take-away only and with a strict night-time closure programme in place, Chris Fletcher, Policy and Communications Director at Grea...

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Fourth Recovery Tracker shows demand has been hit by local restrictions and holiday season

The August holiday season and additional restrictions imposed in Greater Manchester have contributed to a dampening of demand, according to the fourth GM COVID-19 Recovery Tracker survey conducted by...

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Second COVID-19 Recovery Tracker shows signs of economic recovery

There are signs of a nascent recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic caused a historic collapse in the local economy, according to the second GM COVID-19 Recovery Tracker survey conducted by Greater Manc...

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Statement on New Government Measures in Greater Manchester

Commenting on the new measures from Government now in force across Greater Manchester and other areas in the North of England, Chris Fletcher, Director of Policy and Communications at Greater Manchest...

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First Greater Manchester Recovery Tracker Survey Results Released

The results of the first fortnightly GM Recovery Tracker survey conducted by Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce show a slight improvement in customer demand as the relaxation of lockdown measures...