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Latest business survey shows slow down in growth started before current Covid restrictions

EMBARGOED UNTIL 8AM ON 15/12/2021 Despite sustained consumer spending in the lead up to the festive season, economic growth is softening in Greater Manchester, according to the findings of this quarte...

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Greater Manchester Chamber Member Wins Top National Award

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce member St Ann’s Hospice has won the Winner of Winners Award at the Chamber Business Awards 2021. In addition to receiving the top accolade in the national awards...

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Chamber Responds to Government Rail Plan

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has responded to the government’s Integrated Rail Plan. The plan confirmed vital and significant new routes such as the eastern leg of HS2 to Leeds and Northern...

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Over 50% of Greater Manchester businesses have no awareness of the UK’s Net-Zero ambitions

As COP26 ends in Glasgow, a recent report highlighted that an alarming 55% of Greater Manchester businesses have no awareness of the Government's 2050 net-zero ambitions. In 2019, the UK became the fi...

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Report from Q Energy shows over 50% of Greater Manchester businesses have no awareness of the UK’s Net-Zero ambitions

As COP26 continues in Glasgow a recent report of Greater Manchester businesses showed an alarming lack of awareness of the UK’s net-zero ambitions. There was good news though when it came to the motiv...

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Budget Reaction from Greater Manchester Chamber

Commenting on today's Budget speech, Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, Head of Research at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, said: "The backdrop to today's Budget and CSR was made up of a complica...

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Chamber Celebrates Greater Manchester’s Black History and Culture

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with Google Arts & Culture to highlight black history and culture. The Black and British project records the contribution of inspirational blac...

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Latest Economic Survey Reports ‘Robust Growth’ as Consumer Spending Increases

EMBARGOED UNTIL 00:01 28TH SEPTEMBER 2021 Increased consumer spending after the lifting of all Covid-19 related restrictions in July has contributed to an increase in economic activity in Q3, accordin...

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Chamber Calls For Resolution to Driver Shortage

Greater Manchester Chamber has put its weight behind a six point plan to resolve the increasing crisis created by the shortage of truck drivers. As a result of the pandemic, Brexit and government poli...