The Growth Company (GC) are experts in helping businesses, people and places to achieve transformational growth by boosting employment, skills, investment and enterprise for the benefit of all.

We’re a national not-for-profit – driven by success to create jobs, enable growth and improve lives wherever we work and whoever we work with.

With a proud 30 year history in driving innovation and growth across Greater Manchester we have a proven track-record in delivering place-based services. From providing a range of business finance and support services to helping individuals with personalised skills, training and employment support for whatever stage of their journey they’re on.

Throughout our history we’ve continually sought to evolve, growing and complementing our offer with expertise from other organisations, joint ventures and services in response to change and need.

Our strength lies in our people and the ability to draw on our market insight, networks, and collaborative partnerships to leave a legacy of transformational growth.

Our people have wide ranging industry experience in all business sectors.  We focus on the priority sectors in the North West, identifying business opportunities world-wide.  Our International Trade Advisers are experts in international business development with key areas of expertise in advanced engineering & manufacturing, food & drink, life sciences, creatives & digital, retail & e-commerce, energy & environment, services – education & training, finance & consultancy.