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Fears have been expressed that the Conservative Party’s conference in Manchester next week will be postponed or canceled following the Supreme Court ruling that prorogation of Parliament was ‘illegal’ yesterday. While Tory Party Chairman James Cleverly has insisted he will continue, Jeremy Corbyn has said he will try to defeat him – and government sources …

THE FIGURES published as part of the UK Music Review of Music in Greater Manchester show how important the city-region’s thriving music scene is to our economy and our international reputation. Greater Manchester is known the world over for its incredible musical output. Music created here over the past two centuries, by the Hallé Orchestra, …

Alistair Blaxill, CEO of Moorepay Moorepay, the leader in payroll and human resources solutions for SMEs, has announced that it is investing more than £ 100million in the local economy with the opening of a new hub at Lowry Mill, Salford, Greater Manchester. The move shows Moorepay’s commitment to the region and local talent, following …

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register now Manchester’s transformation into a thriving tech hub continued in 2018, with the city’s tech companies raising more than £ 200million in funding. Some of the companies that have raised significant funds include eLucid, mHealth and Push Doctor, event start-up …

Direct flights increase the number of visitors to the city Author: Michelle LiveseyPosted on September 17, 2018 Greater Manchester’s economy is boosted by tens of thousands of pounds due to a huge increase in Chinese visitors. Since the introduction of direct flights between Manchester Airport and Beijing, tourism has grown by more than a third. …

Traffic jams cost Manchester’s economy £ 169million a year, according to a new study. A study by telematics company TomTom analyzed the number of working hours lost while sitting in traffic and found that vehicles spend an average of 169 hours per year on the region’s roads – with drivers losing around 21 days working …

Greater Manchester’s tourism sector is most valuable to Greater Manchester’s economy, says Marketing Manchester boss. Speaking at the second annual Greater Manchester Tourism Conference, Sheona Southern said tourism is worth more than key sectors such as financial and professional services, life and creative sciences, digital and technology. Greater Manchester’s tourism sector is worth £ 7.9 …

Manchester: an economic power Since the days of the Industrial Revolution, it has played an important role in the development of the British economy. Today, the region is home to over 2.7 million people, with an economy larger than that of Wales or Northern Ireland. Manchester’s commercial strengths have given it a solid reputation as …

Manchester’s small and medium-sized businesses are expected to contribute £ 14 billion to the region’s economy by 2020. Research conducted by the Hampshire Trust Bank in partnership with the Center for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), found that the contributions of SMEs to the economy nationwide would increase by 11% from 2015 to 2020 – …

If further proof of Greater Manchester’s preeminence in English football was needed, next weekend’s FA Cup final will provide it. Some 200 miles on the motorway, and just two weeks after Manchester United sealed their 20th league title, Manchester City will meet Wigan Athletic at Wembley to contest the trophy. But it is the financial …