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How Paying the Real Living Wage Leads to a Happier Workforce | Borough Care

What is the real Living Wage and why should you pay it? Borough Care breaks down the real Living Wage and the many benefits it leads to for both employees and employers.

Racism in the Workplace: A Virtual Roundtable

Racism in the Workplace: A Virtual Roundtable

The Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter recognises that good employment is founded on workplace cultures that are fair and equitable to all. Racism has no place in our society and the importance of speaking out against racism in the workplace is critical.

This roundtable opened the discussion to how everyone can improve practice and address racism in the workplace.

Hospitality employers are invited to join the Good Employment Charter movement

Sacha Lord, GM’s Night-Time Economy Adviser and Lou Cordwell, Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership Chair are calling on hospitality employers to become part of Greater Manchester’s ground-breaking Good Employment Charter.

Being part of the Good Employment movement can attract and retain staff through a clear commitment to working towards fair pay, secure work, and fostering employee health and wellbeing.

 

New Members Announcement

Five new employers are announced for the Good Employment Charter's Membership tier. This news is given by Cllr Elise Wilson, Leader for Stockport Council. These employers have reached the Membership tier through their commitment to the Good Employment characteristics, going above and beyond to help lead the employment movement across the region. 

Developing a People Centric Approach to Business | Podcast Episode 8

Episode 8 of our Podcast was with John Quinton-Barber, Founder and CEO at Social. We look at his entrepreneurial journey – and what he learnt along the way about developing responsible business models.

Check out this page for all the episode information, and an accompanying blog.

Preparing Young People for the World of Work | Podcast Episode 7

Episode 7 of our Podcast was with Diane Modahl, Founder of the Diane Modahl Sports Foundation and Chair of Greater Manchester’s Young Person Guarantee. We look at her journey – through her initial interests in athletics, through to the Olympic Games, and her later passion to support young people into their career and beyond.

Check out this page for all the episode information, and an accompanying blog.

Steps to Build a Resilient Organisation | Podcast Episode 6

Episode 6 of our Podcast was with Clive Memmott, Chief Executive at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. We look at management – how leaders can empower and retain their employees, especially within the Covid context.

Check out this page for all the episode information, and an accompanying blog.

Post-Lockdown Learnings for Employers | Podcast Episode 5

Episode 5 of our Podcast was with Sam Booth, Chief Executive of business community organisation Pro-Manchester. Check out this page for all the episode information, and an accompanying blog.

We look at both the employment challenges of Covid-19, but also the key lessons that will ensure organisations don’t return to ‘old’ ways of working.

Impact of the Pandemic on the Hospitality Industry | Podcast Episode 4

Episode 4 of our Podcast was with Sacha Lord, Nightime Economy Advisor for Greater Manchester. Check out this page for all the episode information, and an accompanying blog.

We look at the hospitality sector, how it has been affected by continued lockdowns, and how we can build back better with this industry at the forefront.