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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.

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Happy 2nd Anniversary!

The Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter celebrates its 2nd anniversary. To celebrate, we hear from Ian MacArthur, Director of the Good Employment Charter, and explore the impact made since launch.

The Menopause at Work | Supporters Network Webinar

It's critical that employees are given the support they need to stay healthy, and succeed at work. Menopause, whilst being a natural stage of life, remains a taboo topic for many. Our July Supporters’ Network Event discussed how employers can better support employees who are affected – whether they are experiencing symptoms themselves or are offering professional or personal support to others.

Building a Workplace Wellbeing Culture | Podcast Episode 3

Episode 3 of our Podcast was with Cary Cooper, professor of organisational psychology and health at the University of Manchester, and President of CIPD. Check out this page for all the episode information, and an accompanying blog.

We look at the impact of positive line management, particularly through the pandemic.