The news that a £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre is to be created in Manchester has been hailed as a significant moment for the city.
Manchester now offers the second largest wifi network in the country, as the latest phase of its planned extension nears completion.
A new transport plan developed by key Northern cities has been presented to Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne MP and HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins.
A silversmith, fashion designers and a maker of 'hibiscus cola' will be among the young entrepreneurs to test out their retail schemes for real on Wythenshawe high street this week.
Local residents and businesses are invited to help form a network of residents and local businesses in east Manchester that will work together to have a positive impact on the community.
ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE CORE CITIES
A £6m grant to Greater Manchester’s Enterprise Zone will help support around 500 new jobs.
A scheme giving local businesses the chance to upgrade their internet connection to superfast or ultrafast speeds has led to more than 100 vouchers being distributed to local SMEs and entrepreneurs.
Businesses moving into empty premises could get their business rates bills cut in half under new plans aimed at revitalising Manchester’s neighbourhoods.
Later today (Thursday 8 May) the Core Cities and Glasgow will call for the Government to focus on devolution to cities, rather than just regions, to drive UK growth and boost jobs.
Trading Standards are mounting a safety campaign which aims to increase awareness of child accidents involving button cell batteries, plastic nappy sacks, window blind cords and detergent liquitabs.
Small businesses are being warned about a scam in which fraudsters contact them offering to get their company details noticed online.
Businesses, schools, colleges and employment support agencies are urged to sign up to a matching service, which will help them to forge lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships with other agencies.
Start your Engines, please - New libraries scheme set to boost Greater Manchester’s budding entrepreneurs
Libraries across Greater Manchester will offer a new service to budding entrepreneurs, in a bid to help residents who are interested in starting their own business.
Manchester City Council is to establish a holding company to help support the growth and development of strategic digital sites, creating new employment and business opportunities in the city.
Land which was the hundred-year home to a bus depot in Moss Side will be turning over a new leaf as it’s turned into a community orchard this weekend (27-28 April).
Manchester City Council has launched a new fund to support research and development-related employment in the area known as The Corridor.