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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
JYSK re-opened its Oldham store for in-store customers from yesterday (Monday).
Date Published 26/05/2020
Oldham-based Innovation LED have just completed an amazing project to light up a San Francisco cathedral.
Date Published 23/05/2020
Government measures to help businesses survive the pandemic have been welcomed by an Oldham insolvency expert.
Date Published 22/05/2020
A new online service will launch on May 26 for small and medium sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees, the Government has...
Date Published 19/05/2020
Government figures which show a fall in the number of businesses going bust in April do not reflect the true impact of the pandemic, according to an Oldham expert.
Date Published 16/05/2020
While the re-opening of the housing market is welcomed, 80% of contributors to a new survey say they have seen buyers and sellers pulling out of transactions in April.
Date Published 14/05/2020
New data from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has underscored the threat posed to millions of livelihoods by a sudden retraction of support for small firms in the weeks...
Date Published 13/05/2020
A family-run manufacturing business has committed to a significant expansion programme, involving a move to a new factory and the installation of new machines, so it can increase...
Date Published 11/05/2020
Oldham Council has shone a spotlight on the many local businesses which have gone above and beyond during the coronavirus pandemic.
Date Published 07/05/2020
Hundreds of Oldham businesses could be missing out on cash grants to help support them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Date Published 06/05/2020
In response to the Coronavirus crisis, Oldham-based Innovative Technology has created CashGenic, the hygienic cash automation kit.
Think Inks, a UK printer consumables recycling organisation based in Oldham, is donating up to £5 to the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal for every single used ink...
Last Friday Oldham MPs Jim McMahon and Debbie Abrahams held an online support session for over 50 Oldham-based businesses.
Date Published 05/05/2020
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is preparing to start contacting around three and a half million customers who may be eligible for the government’s Self-Employment Income Support...
Date Published 04/05/2020
The management team of Ultimate Products, the Chadderton-based company behind leading household brands such as Beldray, Intempo and Progress, are donating their salaries to help...
Date Published 01/05/2020
Oldham community groups are being urged to take up the offer of financial support from Forever Manchester and the National Lottery Community Fund to support their response to the...
Date Published 29/04/2020
Oldham company Innovative Technology, which is usually renowned for manufacturing leading cash handling products, has turned its production to Personal Protective Equipment in the...
Local MPs Jim McMahon (Oldham West and Royton) and Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth) are set to hold a webinar for businesses based in Oldham and Saddleworth...
Date Published 28/04/2020
Digital and creative businesses in Greater Manchester struggling to adapt to the challenges caused by COVID-19 can receive assistance from the sector-specific Greater Connected...
Date Published 23/04/2020
Ultimate Products, the Chadderton-based owner, manager, designer and developer of an extensive range of value-focused consumer goods brands, has been working hard since the...
Date Published 22/04/2020
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been launched this week to protect the jobs of employees whose work has been stopped or prevented by Coronavirus.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham today led calls for businesses to urgently apply for a share of the £629m coronavirus grant funding available from Local Authorities in the...
Date Published 17/04/2020
The Greater Manchester LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership), working with the Growth Company, has unlocked an initial £3m package of urgently needed financial support for Greater...
Date Published 09/04/2020
Scammers are using the Coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to prey on vulnerable people and businesses amid the general public's unrest at this time.
Date Published 03/04/2020
Greater Manchester’s business community is currently facing a challenge like never before, but the message from GC Business Growth Hub is that its expert advisers are...
Oldham businesses can now take advantage of cash grants to support them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Date Published 01/04/2020
Interserve Group Limited, the international support services, construction and equipment group, has been named preferred bidder by the Department for Education to design and build...
Date Published 25/03/2020
A billionaire businessman who was raised in Failsworth has pledged to build two hand sanitiser factories in just ten days.
The 2020 Oldham Business Awards category nominees have been announced.
Date Published 24/03/2020
People who are required to stay at home for several weeks because of Coronavirus (COVID-19) could soon benefit from new technology that aims to combat the effects of social...
Date Published 23/03/2020
The fallout from the Coronavirus crisis continues to hit business hard, and now Manchester Airport chiefs have been forced to impose temporary pay cuts and lay-offs on its staff,...
Date Published 17/03/2020
The owner of the Trafford Centre in Manchester has warned that it could go bust.
Date Published 12/03/2020
Scandi furniture brand JYSK broke all previous UK records for a store opening when its new Oldham store opened its doors on Saturday (March 7) at Alexandra Retail Park.
Date Published 11/03/2020
Businesses facing the prospect of making redundancies in Oldham can benefit from a new Government-backed programme, which provides end-to-end support to those employers wanting to...
Pupils and staff have moved into a new school for children with autism which has been built and fitted out by Medlock FRB.
Latest statistics show that Oldham saw an increase in the number of businesses over the last 12 months, despite a background of political and economic uncertainty.
Date Published 05/03/2020
Furniture components manufacturer and distributor Hills Panel Products (HPP) is hosting an open-day and regional roadshow with a partner manufacturer at its Oldham HQ later this...
Date Published 04/03/2020
Oldhamers are invited to get along to the exciting grand opening of the brand new JYSK store at the Alexandra Retail Park.
Latest statistics show that Greater Manchester saw an increase in the number of businesses over the last 12 months, despite a background of political and economic uncertainty.
Date Published 03/03/2020
From social enterprise Upturn to digital marketeers dsgn uk, Oldham dominated the Greater Manchester Asian Business Leaders Awards (27 February).
Date Published 28/02/2020
Garratts Solicitors are proud to be sponsoring a Hostage International reception which offers people the opportunity to hear first-hand the impact that being held hostage has on...
Date Published 21/02/2020
A web design business that began in a garage and now completes contracts for the likes of TESCO, plus a unique agency that trains foreign medics plugging life-threatening gaps in...
Date Published 18/02/2020
Barrhead Travel, one of the UK’s leading travel agencies, has announced plans to invest in the relaunch of a new travel agency in Oldham, bringing five local ex-Thomas Cook staff...
Date Published 07/02/2020
Oldham based business finance firm PMD has appointed Callum Bull as a new business development director.
Date Published 04/02/2020
An event to help businesses benefit from construction opportunities across Oldham has been organised.
Date Published 30/01/2020
Business confidence in the North West rose 20 points on the back of soaring economic optimism during January, according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank...
Date Published 29/01/2020
The finalists for the inaugural North West Family Business Awards have been selected by the judges – with 192 entries from across the region.
Oldham College's transformation is entering a new phase after its plans for a £9million Construction Centre were approved.
The North West's listed companies continued to increase their value in the final quarter of 2019, adding £6.4bn to their total market capitalisation, according to Deloitte.
Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) has employed a new Head of Business Development, responsible for the trust’s marketing and sales functions plus its Customer Relationship Management...
Date Published 28/01/2020
JYSK, the Scandinavian-owned multi-billion Euro furniture brand, has announced it will open in Oldham in Spring 2020.
Oldham has been revealed as one of the best places for freelance and remote workers to live, according to a new study.
Late payments campaigner, Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, has seen her initiative, to introduce Project Bank Accounts for large public construction jobs,...
A structural engineering consultancy from Oldham is working with a modular steel car-park manufacturer to increase temporary spaces at busy UK sites, including Manchester Airport.
Date Published 24/01/2020
In a nationwide first, the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (GMLEP) is set to appoint two industry leaders as co-chairs of the board, with Mo Isap and Lou Cordwell...
Date Published 23/01/2020
One of the leading figures in the North West energy sector has been elected to the regional council of business organisation, the CBI.
Date Published 21/01/2020
Retail interior, display equipment and bespoke manufacturing specialist Ripple Group has invested over £200,000 in new advanced technology machinery for its joinery and...
Date Published 09/01/2020
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