A massive £99million in funding is to be provided to local firms across Cheshire and Warrington to help create jobs and boost skills.
The number of people who are self-employed in Greater Manchester is up 28% since the financial crisis, with those taking on the burden labelled ‘unsung heroes’ of the economic recovery.
With the looming general election and prospect of devolution the city is ‘at a very important point in our history’ according to the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) chief executive.
Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell slams David Cameron, labelling the Tories’ promises of recovery ‘complete bollocks’ and the Prime Minister ‘the least strategic in history’.
Road to recovery: Boost for businesses as survey predicts continued growth of Greater Manchester economy
Manchester businesses urged to take part in British Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly economic survey as more accurate results could provide an even brighter future
‘Rather shouty delivery’: Manchester University professor slams George Osborne’s ‘do little’ budget speech
The Chancellor delivered the budget yesterday
Doom and gloom not over: Manchester homeowners helpless as house prices tumble 9% in 2012 – the worst in country
Average English home declined by 0.4%.
‘Manchester never disappoints’: Labour Party praise state-of-the-art city as conference draws to close
Manchester hosted Labour for fourth conference.
One in 20 black children misbehave.
Severe budget cuts and social and economic problems have not changed
A Manchester cocktail bar hosted session featuring gin company run in a man’s back garden