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The Greater Manchester Export Fund (GMEF) has supported Oldham-based internet retailer Fawkes Cycles with a £50,000 loan to fund growth for the business across new European and global markets.
Date Published 13/08/2018
Greater Manchester Chamber has published a brand-new report to launch its campaign to help make the skills system more responsive to the current and future demands of business.
Date Published 14/08/2018
A new restaurant and bar has opened opposite the iconic Cavern Club in Liverpool after a fit-out by Oldham-based leisure sector contractor Medlock FRB.
Date Published 08/08/2018
A total of £5,000 will be donated to Oldham charities following the 2018 Oldham Business Awards.
Date Published 06/08/2018
An Oldham business is celebrating after a successful first six months – and have their eyes set on a record-breaking 2018.
Date Published 03/08/2018
Cadent is the UK’s best company for apprentices to work for, and is among the top for graduates, an influential website for job hunters has revealed.
Date Published 01/08/2018
Dawson Precision Components (DPC) has installed advanced new machines at its Shaw engineering base - including one machine that is the first of its type in the UK.
Date Published 26/07/2018
easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced that it is to recruit more than 90 new permanent and fixed term cabin crew positions at Manchester.
Representatives from Oldham Council have visited Redrow’s new development in Chadderton, where work on 100 new homes has just started.
Date Published 25/07/2018
Last week the owner of Oldham’s popular jewellers, Alexander, announced that he had made the difficult decision to close the store.
Date Published 24/07/2018
A structural and civil engineering company has provided specialist services for new apartments in Manchester city centre, where deep excavations, overall height and restricted...
Date Published 17/07/2018
A local bridal company has landed an exclusive showing of the MGNY Volume 11 Collection.
Home improvement retailer Wickes celebrated the relaunch of its newly-refurbished store in Oldham with a weekend of festivities.
Oldham-based pizza equipment specialists, Linda Lewis Kitchens (LLK), have announced the launch of their brand-new app.
Date Published 16/07/2018
After nearly 40 years at the heart of the town’s commercial scene, one of Oldham’s most recognisable shops, Alexander Jewellers in Greenacres Road shopping precinct, will soon be...
The Professional Oldham business networking group held a gin-tasting night at Gallery Oldham, with a local gin company and Handelsbanken.
Date Published 13/07/2018
Enterprising firms throughout the north of England are being urged to enter the new Best of Britain Business Awards 2018.
Date Published 12/07/2018
Web Applications UK Chief Executive Craig Dean has won the Leadership Award at the Big Chip Awards, a regional tech industry competition organised by Manchester Digital.
Date Published 10/07/2018
David Bellis MBE, Chairman and Founder of Oldham business Innovative Technology Ltd (ITL), has been named EY Entrepreneur of The Year Disruptor category winner for the North.
Date Published 09/07/2018
Venturefest, the North-West’s biggest annual innovation conference and exhibition, comes to Manchester Central on Thursday, September 13, providing a unique networking platform...
The new leader of Oldham Council has hit out at Greater Manchester's north-south economic divide and called for a fresh generation of politicians from poorer, outer boroughs to...
Date Published 05/07/2018
Furniture industry doors, boards and fittings supplier Hill’s Panel Products (HPP) has built a new 19,000 sq ft warehouse to support a £2.5 million expansion in manufacturing...
Date Published 03/07/2018
Greater Manchester Higher are working together with First Choice Homes Oldham to present ‘Find Your Future’ - a free community event, which takes place on Saturday, July 14 from...
Date Published 02/07/2018
Innovative Technology Ltd (ITL), the leading cash handling equipment manufacturer, are celebrating three awards in the first half of 2018.
Date Published 28/06/2018
A donation from a regional housebuilder helped members of an Oldham martial arts organisation put their skills to the test in an international tournament.
Oldham-based construction and fit-out specialist Medlock FRB has completed two more venues for fast-growing premium steakhouse chain Miller & Carter.
Date Published 25/06/2018
Oldham has welcomed business leaders from across Europe as part of an EU-wide project designed to support the growth of start-up businesses.
Date Published 18/06/2018
A leading designer and manufacturer of retail interior and display solutions has created a variety of new products for a UK-wide store improvement programme by Topps Tiles.
Date Published 15/06/2018
Wild Things Drama has achieved Fair Tax Mark certification, after demonstrating their commitment to paying their fair share of corporation tax and reporting on their practices...
Date Published 12/06/2018
Established small and medium-sized businesses in Oldham have the chance to work with local universities and leading regional research establishments, thanks to GC Business Growth...
Date Published 07/06/2018
As a dyed in the wool scooter fanatic since way back in 1982, I guess more recently I’ve always been a little wary – or maybe even frightened – of change.
New Oldham Council Leader Sean Fielding is pledging that local independent businesses remain a major priority and will play a key role in regenerating the town centre.
Date Published 04/06/2018
If you run a company in Oldham and innovative ideas are at the heart of it, Venturefest North West 2018 is the place for you.
Home improvers in Oldham and Tameside will soon have some inspiration on their doorstep thanks to the launch of a new Howarth At Home kitchen and bathroom showroom in the town.
‘Aim high’ would seem to be the clear message from outgoing First Choice Homes board member and tenant Bernadette Callaghan as she looks forward to well-deserved retirement after...
Barclays has launched a new £500m growth fund for small and medium-sized businesses in the North of England as part of the bank’s commitment to support the Government’s Northern...
Date Published 31/05/2018
Oldham law firm Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers celebrated yet another year of success as they were awarded the prestigious Lexcel quality mark for the 16th year
Date Published 23/05/2018
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has expressed her disappointment after it emerged that the unemployment rate in her constituency has increased to 6.2% in April...
Date Published 16/05/2018
Furniture industry doors, boards and fittings supplier Hill’s Panel Products (HPP) was among the region’s top manufacturers chosen as finalists for the Insider Made In The North...
Date Published 14/05/2018
A chemical company mogul who spent the first 10 years of his life in Failsworth is now, according to the Sunday Times Rich List, the richest man in Britain.
Leading artisan cake maker and wedding cake specialist Suzanne Thorp, from Uppermill, took to the small screen once more at the weekend.
Glitz and glamour were the order of the day at the completely sold-out tenth anniversary 2018 Oldham Business Awards ceremony at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Date Published 11/05/2018
The Britain’s Top Tradesperson 2018 competition has launched this week, inviting builders, electricians, carpenters and plumbers in Oldham to be recognised for the great work that...
Date Published 09/05/2018
ZenOffice, a £15 million business services company based in Chadderton, have announced their acquisition by OfficeTeam.
Global services company American Express has announced an expansion of its UK presence with the opening of a new office in Manchester’s city centre.
Date Published 04/05/2018
Read the latest, free edition of Oldham Business Edge magazine, published in digital and print formats by the Oldham Chronicle Online under new owner radio station Revolution
Date Published 03/05/2018
Leisure contractor Medlock FRB is celebrating a record year which saw revenues soar by 47-per-cent.
First Choice Homes Oldham’s property repairs, grounds maintenance and caretaking services have a new operations facility.
New houses built in the Derker area of Oldham are proving popular, a local property expert has reported.
Date Published 02/05/2018
Health and recreation provider Oldham Community Leisure is playing a leading role in developing a new membership scheme covering 13 organisations and 87 sites across the whole of...
Aaron Conneran has been appointed as the operations manager for the accountancy and finance arm of recruitment specialist M People in Oldham town centre.
Oldham-based agency Cornerstone Design and Marketing has appointed three new recruits amid strong growth, taking its current number of staff to 12.
This year's Oldham Festival for Business kicks-off tonight (Tuesday) with an Open Mic Night at the Blue Tiffin Indian restaurant on Higginshaw Lane.
Date Published 01/05/2018
The Royal Bank of Scotland have announced another round of branch closures which is expected to see around 800 people lose their jobs.
Oldham bus company Stott's Tours Ltd has had its transport licence cut from 40 to 31 vehicles indefinitely after failing to auto enrol its staff into a company pension scheme.
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