News published October 2018
GMCA supporting SME’s at the National Apprenticeship Show
16 October 2018
More than 70 of the country’s leading employers will be showcasing their apprenticeship opportunities at this year’s National Apprenticeship Show.
Help shape Greater Manchester’s plan for good jobs and growth
15 October 2018
Greater Manchester Leaders are calling on businesses and communities to shape the city-region’s trailblazing plan for good jobs and growth.
Charity book sales sees huge boost for campaign to end rough sleeping
10 October 2018
Plans to make sure there is a bed every night for everyone sleeping rough in Greater Manchester have received a major boost thanks to a £43,000 donation from the city region’s big-hearted residents.
Mayor of Greater Manchester's speech to NHS Providers Conference
10 October 2018
Read Andy Burnham's full speech to the NHS Providers Conference - 'Place-Based Integration and Whole Person Support: the Greater Manchester Model'
Mayor announces new place-based, preventative role for the NHS as part of the ‘Greater Manchester Model’
9 October 2018
Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham will today, for the first time, set out Greater Manchester’s vision of a 21st century NHS as part of a new model of public service within the city-region.
Innovative partnership to help address housing shortfall in Greater Manchester
8 October 2018
An innovative partnership between the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Greater Manchester Housing Providers is aiming to build hundreds of homes a year to help address the shortfall of housing in the city-region.
Greater Manchester signs up to TUC's charter for helping terminally ill workers
5 October 2018
The GMCA and the city-region’s 10 local councils have become the latest employers to sign up to a TUC charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work.
Mayor calls on Government for more powers to tackle congestion chaos
4 October 2018
Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has called on Government to give Greater Manchester the powers and resources it needs to tackle the congestion that’s causing chaos on our roads.
Employers and employees asked to help shape Greater Manchester’s Good Employment Charter
3 October 2018
Greater Manchester’s Leaders are calling on employers, employees and others to give their views and help shape the country’s first ground breaking city-region Good Employment Charter.
New Greater Manchester Universal Credit Monitor Launched
1 October 2018
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has published the first in a new series of reports that will monitor the effect of the Government’s Welfare Reforms in Greater Manchester and in particular, the impact of Universal Credit as it is rolled out across the city-region.