Retail sales drop again in June amid pessimistic forecasts for July

Retailers reported another steep drop in sales in the year to June, but stronger growth for grocers and stable volumes in the specialist food...

Jobs under threat at Manchester Airport as Swissport announces redundancies

Thousands of jobs are set to be lost at baggage handling giant Swissport as a result of the impact on air travel caused by...

11 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Twitter Account

Twitter is a huge social network, with over 400 million users worldwide. It is also an impressive resource for attracting the attention of customers....

Fourth of July can’t come soon enough, say small firms, as they call for...

Responding to the announcement of a fresh easing of lockdown restrictions in England from 4 July, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry said: “Thousands...

Car industry calls for restart support as Covid crisis threatens one in six jobs

The harsh reality of the Covid crisis for the UK’s £18.6 billion automotive sector is laid bare today by a new member survey from...

Manchester entrepreneur brings sanitisation product to landmark local venues

A local businessman has been working with some of Manchester’s biggest brands to ready their spaces for returning to work, as businesses begin to...

Planning for Your Business After Lockdown

With the gradual easing of the lockdown, businesses are now starting to make plans to open up once again but obviously things will be...

COVID-19 pandemic has created “an economic crisis like no other”,

The COVID-19 pandemic has created “an economic crisis like no other”, according to the latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) conducted by Greater Manchester Chamber...

Manufacturing activity slumps to new low in June

Manufacturer output volumes in the three months to June fell at the fastest rate on CBI survey record (since July 1975), having slightly surpassed...

Experts warn North West businesses of pending mental health crisis as redundancies are predicted...

The North West is predicted to have the highest cases of stress and anxiety as waves of redundancies are predicted in the region as...