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From an inability to source materials to problems recruiting staff, business leaders are expressing concerns about a post-Covid economy and Britain breaking from the European Union.
Date Published 15/01/2021
Last year Oldham Council launched a consultation to see if a selective licensing scheme for private landlords is needed in selected areas of the borough.
Date Published 19/01/2021
A rise in the number of businesses going bust in December could indicate that the impact of the pandemic is finally starting to push businesses over the line, says an Oldham...
Date Published 17/01/2021
Ascroft Medical, which is based in the centre of Oldham, have become a Disability Confident employer.
Date Published 16/01/2021
Oldham West and Royton MP and Chair of the Co-operative Party Jim McMahon is encouraging Oldhamers who are either working in the retail sector or friends and family of those who...
An Elvis impersonator from Oldham is launching the only Elvis-inspired mobile fish & chip van in the UK.
Date Published 14/01/2021
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) has announced the appointment of Donna Cezair as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Date Published 11/01/2021
With redundancies rising, Manchester-based Transition to Teach has been working with employers throughout England that have staff at risk of redundancy, including npower.
Business activity continued to rise steadily across the North West private sector in December, latest UK regional PMI® data from NatWest showed.
Around 5.4 million Self Assessment customers have less than a month to complete their tax return, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced today, ahead of the deadline on January...
Date Published 09/01/2021
A dynamic well respected Saddleworth woman has won the prestigious Women’s Business Awards 2020.
Date Published 05/01/2021
Locally-based consumer goods business Ultimate Products has been continuing its support of Positive Steps, a charity that provides a range of services for young people, adults and...
Anwar Ali, Co-founder and MD of Oldham-based Upturn Enterprise Ltd, was included on the 2021 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, having been awarded the OBE for ‘Services to Social...
Date Published 04/01/2021
The principal of Oldham College, Alun Francis, has been made an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year 2021 Honours List.
Date Published 30/12/2020
With the new year fast approaching, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is calling on Oldham's 26,500 Self Assessment customers not to miss the January 31 deadline.
Date Published 29/12/2020
Search Construction and Property, a leading recruiter in the sector, has led a local drive to support families affected by the Covid-19 pandemic over the festive season.
Date Published 27/12/2020
Businesses across Greater Manchester, including arts centre HOME and the Northern Care Alliance, have been awarded a TfGM accreditation for their work in supporting on foot and by...
It has been an incredibly tough 2020 for many people and this Christmas, so OMC Motor Group wanted to help people in need across the local community.
Date Published 26/12/2020
The family-owned Swansway Group has shown its support to families in Oldham with donations of gifts and toys for underprivileged children this Christmas.
Date Published 24/12/2020
Despite the 2020 Oldham Business Awards being cancelled earlier in the year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the steering group continue to work hard behind the scenes and plans...
Date Published 23/12/2020
In the late 1990’s, Foiz Khan’s late father, Jahir Uddin Khan, had the idea to open a grocery store that would serve and cater for the community.
Oldham law firm Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers have donated over £600 worth of food to Oldham Foodbank in time for Christmas.
Date Published 22/12/2020
After months of hard work, Oldham-based garage Greenwood Motor Services opened their new customer entrance in style, thanks to a celebrity appearance from Coronation Street’s...
Date Published 16/12/2020
Law firm gunnercooke is reaching out to Oldham charities to offer free support through its charity arm, the gunnercooke foundation.
Date Published 13/12/2020
Co-op Funeralcare Oldham is currently hiring new temporary colleagues; appealing to those in the region with a desire to give something back to their community.
Date Published 11/12/2020
Hollinwood-based Omnibus has been working with Australian bus operator Buslines to automate its processes and facilitate the company’s continued expansion.
Date Published 07/12/2020
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) has appointed Oldham-based demolition specialist, D Hughes Demolition & Excavation Ltd, to demolish Crossbank House and Summervale House tower...
Oldham-based Omnibus has been working with Australian bus operator Buslines to automate its processes and facilitate the company’s continued expansion.
North Ainley, one of Oldham’s longest-established independent law firms, has announced that Peter Norbury has joined the team as an Employment Law Consultant.
Last Saturday (December 5) was Small Business Saturday, and Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon spent the morning visiting small businesses across the constituency, talking to...
Crown House Vets have announced that Shaw Vets will soon be opening the doors of their new, modern practice.
Calls have been made for almost £2bn in business rates relief handed back by major retailers to be used to help millions of workers excluded from financial aid during the Covid-19...
Oldham Council is launching new business grant schemes to support businesses affected by local and national coronavirus restrictions.
Date Published 06/12/2020
The Government will make the long-suffering publicans of ‘wet’ pubs, which do not serve food, a one-off payment of £1,000 for the month of December to compensate them in part for...
Date Published 05/12/2020
Oldham Council leader Sean Fielding has described as 'terrible', the news that the Debenhams chain is now facing an extremely uncertain future.
Date Published 04/12/2020
Earlier this week Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon hosted a roundtable meeting with over 30 people from the hospitality industry, including GM Night Time Economy Adviser...
As the national lockdown lifts this week and so-called non-essential shops open once more in time for Christmas, Liberal Democrat councillors are asking local shoppers to consider...
Date Published 03/12/2020
Chadderton-based logistics company, H&B Logistics, has secured a six-figure funding package from Lombard Asset Finance to expand its 40-strong fleet responsible for moving up to...
Date Published 02/12/2020
Family law professionals at Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisors are showing their support for Good Divorce Week this year by offering free advice sessions to families.
Date Published 27/11/2020
The Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (GM LEP) Co-Chairs Lou Cordwell and Mo Isap, and Cllr Elise Wilson, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Portfolio Lead...
Self Assessment customers should be alert to criminals claiming to be from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Date Published 21/11/2020
A new partnership between Oldham’s Enterprise Trust (OET) and The Prince’s Trust has been announced in order to support the town’s young entrepreneurs. The Prince’s Trust has...
Date Published 18/11/2020
A brand new scheme has been unveiled at Maggie’s and visitors to the Oldham centre will now be able to get an hour of free advice on future planning.
Date Published 13/11/2020
The North West private sector saw business activity rise at the slowest rate for four months in October, latest UK regional PMI® data from NatWest showed.
Date Published 09/11/2020
An Oldham-born business mentor and volunteer for the Oldham Enterprise Fund has been named as one of Britain’s top 50 business advisers.
Date Published 07/11/2020
After taking a summer break, largely due to the coronavirus pandemic taking hold, the fantastic, glossy 40-page quarterly Oldham Chronicle Magazine is back and out on the streets...
Date Published 06/11/2020
Nine apprentices kick-started their careers in construction and engineering in 2019/20, thanks to First Choice Homes Oldham’s (FCHO) partners.
Businesses which have been legally required to close as a result of local or national restrictions can now apply for a business grant.
Oldham Credit Union has joined forces with seven other community credit unions across Greater Manchester to launch a Covid-19 recovery plan that will offer hope and £15m in...
Date Published 02/11/2020
Government moves to clamp down on late payment for small businesses have been welcomed by an Oldham insolvency expert.
Date Published 28/10/2020
Home makeover shows have been selling us the home renovation ‘dream’ for decades.
Date Published 25/10/2020
Innovative equipment from an Oldham-based company is helping businesses and venues keep their visitors Covid-secure as soon as they walk through the door - or rather, gate.
Conlon Construction has been appointed as the contractor on the development of a locally-inspired indoor climbing centre in Oldham.
Date Published 23/10/2020
Revolution 96.2, which has been broadcasting in Oldham since August 1999, has been sold.
Date Published 22/10/2020
One of central Oldham’s longest-established businesses - the multi-award-winning beauty salon Tymbuktu - celebrated its 40th birthday yesterday (Tuesday).
Date Published 21/10/2020
A barber shop that put staff and customers at risk of catching coronavirus has been closed after advice and support from Oldham Council officers was continually ignored.
Oldham-based Ascroft Medical has been chosen as finalists in not just one, but two categories in the Dental Awards 2020, as well as the completely separate Private Dental Awards...
Date Published 20/10/2020
Greater Manchester businesses impacted by COVID will be offered free support to build their online presence and reach a wider market as part of a new scheme.
Date Published 16/10/2020
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has received more than 54,800 claims from customers using a new online portal which allows workers to claim tax relief for working at home.
Date Published 15/10/2020
Talented Oldham teenager Ben Power is hoping to make his way in the world of art and business following the devastating blow of missing out on the opportunity to do his A Levels.
Date Published 12/10/2020
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