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An innovative programme designed to help newly-unemployed people in Greater Manchester find work has received a £13m funding boost from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Date Published 15/09/2020
Businesses in the North West recorded sustained growth in activity during August, latest UK regional PMI® data showed.
Date Published 14/09/2020
Oldham-based SDA Systems has donated and installed innovative self-cleaning touch pads at local school, Littlemoor Primary.
Date Published 11/09/2020
Manchester Digital has teamed up with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) for an initiative set to advise and inform anyone looking to switch to a digital career –...
Date Published 09/09/2020
The EnterprisingYou (EY) programme has proved crucial to the self-employed following the Covid-19 outbreak by providing support to self-employed businesses, particularly those hit...
Date Published 07/09/2020
Ultimate Products, the Oldham-based owner, manager, designer and developer of an extensive range of valuefocused consumer goods brands, is set to resume its local recruitment...
Date Published 04/09/2020
Work has started on transforming a former abattoir into a £5.5million housing development in Royton.
Date Published 02/09/2020
Specialist foam product manufacturer, Comfortex Limited, has produced over 14,000 medical mattresses for hospitals globally during the coronavirus pandemic with the support of...
Date Published 01/09/2020
A new dessert and café bar is bringing a sweet new offering to Oldham town centre after opening at the Old Town Hall.
Date Published 29/08/2020
The CEO of Manchester Airport Group has called for an end to what he’s described as the Government’s “sluggish, illogical and chaotic” approach to quarantine.
Date Published 27/08/2020
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is set to come to a close in October and Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has urged the government to rethink the decision and to extend...
An Oldham bar which only opened for business a year ago, has landed a top accolade from a drinker’s watchdog.
Date Published 24/08/2020
Barlows and Clifford College based in Chadderton, Lancashire have been awarded the Princess Royal Training Award for the second year in succession. This prestigious award is...
Date Published 23/08/2020
An Oldham-based manufacturer is helping businesses get back on track after COVID-19 disruption, through innovative product development in collaboration with GC Business Growth
Date Published 18/08/2020
An Oldham expert is urging people with debt problems to seek advice at an early stage following a survey which predicts a spike in people going bust later this year.
Date Published 15/08/2020
Leading voices in the business and academic communities have called for targeted interventions to support workers, limit the spread of Covid-19 and protect the economy – echoing...
Date Published 14/08/2020
Manchester's iconic Central Library, a building that dominates the city's St Peter's Square, was lit up red last night (Tuesday) in support of the thousands of freelancers...
Date Published 12/08/2020
North West consumer confidence is on the rise following record lows in March and April, according to Deloitte’s latest Consumer Tracker.
Date Published 10/08/2020
Business conditions improved across the North West private sector in July, with latest UK regional PMI® data from NatWest showing a steep rebound in activity following the record...
Go North West, who started running bus services in the region last year, has made an unprecedented cash lump sum offer of £5,000 per driver in exchange for productivity...
Date Published 07/08/2020
Customers at Asda in Chadderton are set to enjoy new shopping experiences in a fresh-faced store following a £3million revamp.
Date Published 06/08/2020
Delph-based mental health organisation, TalkOut Group, has expanded its business with several team appointments and the acquisition of VR company, VR Simulation Systems.
Date Published 05/08/2020
Former industrial land off Mossdown Road in Royton has been identified as a suitable location for a £150m state-of-the-art energy recovery facility to safely transform...
Oldham’s Mayor Ginny Alexander is backing Latics offering the chance for businesses to become the club’s back of shirt sponsor for the club’s 125th anniversary season.
Date Published 03/08/2020
BT have announced a package of support to help the nearly 600,000 small businesses in the North West get better positioned for recovery and growth following the coronavirus...
Date Published 01/08/2020
Work has begun on the construction of a new £5m Hindu Temple in Oldham, whose design is a blend of modern and traditional features.
Date Published 28/07/2020
A leading rail expert has warned commuters to prepare for massive disruption from Oldham’s only mainline rail station.
Date Published 27/07/2020
Local holidaymakers and the travel industry in general are facing another spell of acute uncertainty following the Government's controversial decision on Saturday to re-impose a...
Revolution Breakfast co-hosts Elliot and Di were on hand to welcome fitness fanatics of all ages back to the Oldham Leisure Centre earlier today (Saturday).
Date Published 25/07/2020
A new web platform launched by an Oldham landlord aims to build trust within the property rental sector by allowing both landlords and tenants to achieve ‘5-star status’.
Date Published 24/07/2020
Keeping it local and investing in Oldham’s economy is the key focus for First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO), which has recently used local companies to support...
Date Published 22/07/2020
Oldham Council has now distributed more than £45 million in cash grants to support businesses across the borough impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
An eCommerce, marketplace and web design agency called Digitl, which is headed up by Oldham-based entrepreneur Darren Ratcliffe, has created and launched a brand new website...
Date Published 20/07/2020
Oldham's pub and hospitality sector is continuing to fight back as the third weekend since re-opening approaches.
Date Published 17/07/2020
A business co-founded by an Oldham-based entrepreneur is supporting bars, restaurants and cafes in how they operate under Covid-19 guidelines.
Van drivers could have to apply for a permit to visit tips across Greater Manchester as part of a further shake-up of recycling rules.
A prominent Greater Manchester business leader has backed the Government's decision to make face masks compulsory for customers when they are in shops.
Date Published 15/07/2020
Firms rewarded for bringing furloughed employees back into the workplace should do more for those more at risk of redundancy, says Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham.
Restaurants and other establishments serving food for on-premises consumption can now sign up to a new government initiative aimed at protecting jobs in the hospitality industry...
Date Published 13/07/2020
Local authorities should be responsible for new government schemes aimed at getting furloughed staff back into work and providing jobs for young people, according to Greater...
Date Published 10/07/2020
“Rishi Sunak is creating a short-term boost, but will it create long-term sustainable jobs?”
Date Published 08/07/2020
Garratts have announced the appointment of two new partners - Sarah Houghton and Loretta Smith.
The Growth Company has launched an urgent programme of support for thousands of Greater Manchester retail workers at risk of losing their jobs or already made redundant.
Date Published 04/07/2020
A new insolvency law which has come into force could be a lifeline for businesses struggling due to the pandemic, according to an Oldham expert.
Date Published 03/07/2020
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has joined business and transport leaders in reiterating a 'safety first' approach as more businesses reopen from Saturday (July 4).
Date Published 02/07/2020
Excitement coupled with a degree of cautious anticipation appears to be the order of the day as Oldham's hospitality sector gears up for re-opening on Saturday.
The owners of the Trafford centre, Intu, say it's likely they'll appoint administrators after talks with the creditors didn't go as planned.
Date Published 26/06/2020
Two local employees from leading builder’s merchants, Howarth Timber and Building Supplies, have received their Builder’s Merchant Federation Diploma in Merchanting qualification.
A grants scheme has been set up to support Oldham nurseries and childminders as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic risks many closing for good.
Date Published 24/06/2020
Oldham Council has paid out more than £600,000 to Oldham businesses in the first phase of discretionary grants.
Date Published 19/06/2020
Fifteen years ago this week 32-year-old Rick Mills joined Pearson Solicitors.
The £11.6m construction of two new facilities to manage the safe flow of gas into thousands of local homes remains on track to complete this year, project managers confirmed.
Date Published 17/06/2020
Despite more than a hundred complaints, none of Oldham’s businesses reported for allegedly operating illegally during lockdown were ordered to close.
Date Published 15/06/2020
From today, more businesses in Oldham will be allowed to open - meaning the town centre is expected to get busier.
A Saddleworth business has donated more than £40,000 worth of cutting-edge water quality monitoring systems to UK Nightingale Hospitals, to ensure clean, reliable and safe water...
Date Published 08/06/2020
Oldham Council is reminding businesses that they have until this Friday (June 12) to apply for the discretionary business grants fund.
Business activity in the North West remained severely disrupted by the coronavirus disease pandemic in May, latest UK regional PMI@ data from NatWest showed, resulting in further...
The owner of the Oldham Evening Chronicle has written to Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to highlight the struggles of local independent media.
Date Published 04/06/2020
Oldham Council has launched a toolkit of posters and signs to support businesses and organisations to re-open safely.
Date Published 03/06/2020
New data published on behalf of Sacha Lord, Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, has shed light on the current position of the sector in Greater Manchester.
Date Published 01/06/2020
Oldhamer Greg Cox and his student pals Cogan Wade and Frederik Filz von Reiterdank were appalled when they saw the inflated prices of face masks after they had tried to source for...
Date Published 27/05/2020
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