GMLEP Business Recovery Webinar With The Growth Company

The Growth Company are hosting  a new series of Business Recovery webinars providing practical advice on navigating the challenges presented by Covid-19, including a special Build Back Better webinar on Thursday 4th June with our  Greater  Local Enterprise Partnership Co-Chair Lou Cordwell OBE, Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and Growth Company Chief Executive Mark Hughes.

The Build Back Better Webinar  will be hosted by John Quinton Barber and will be concentrating on the broader economic outlook for Greater Manchester.

Lou will be discussing how the GMLEP intend to grasp the opportunity for Greater Manchester to Build Back Better  with both hands. The GMLEP board  believe that by working together – business, public sector, third sector and citizens – we can build an economy that’s better for everyone in the city-region, and for our northern neighbours.

Topics likely to be covered include:

  • Emerging thinking on Build Back Better
  • Business engagement to date – how people can get involved
  • What it means now/what you can do to prepare
  • Updating your business plan and mission statement for Build Back Better
  • Building better employee status: increasing diversity and the fair economy
  • Achieving low carbon
  • Building digital strength

The Growth Company Webinars in the business recovery series, will focus on different work settings, helping employers to implement measures required to ensure that they can operate safely and in line with updated government guidelines.

Direct link to Build Back Better webinar registration

Mark Hughes, Chief Executive of the Growth Company, said: “Now more than ever before, it is of vital importance that we reach out to businesses. Part of our #HereForBusiness campaign, these webinars will provide practical advice on implementing the measures that will be necessary as we begin the process of economic recovery. We want all those who are navigating the challenge of managing their business in the context of Covid-19 to know that we are here for business and here for you.”

Supported by the GMLEP, Build Back Better is a movement of people and organisations who want to explore the opportunity to take stock, re-think and set a new course. If you’re a business that shares our ambition, please get in touch with your thoughts on what better looks like and how you can get involved in helping us to build a better future.

To get in touch and register your feedback for Build Back Better please go to :

For more information or advice on business during the corona virus pandemic please visit: or call the Hub on 0161 359 3050 to speak to an advisor. Extended hub opening hours are now Monday to Friday, 8am – 8pm; and Saturday and Sunday 9am – 1pm. Business advisors are working extended hours to support businesses and individuals, while information and advice is available via the GC Business Growth Hub coronavirus support hub.