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Enterprise You Goes Live

Enterprising You has officially launched across Greater Manchester!

EnterprisingYou is an exciting and innovative new pilot which launched on 3rd February with the sole purpose of supporting the self-employed and Gig economy across Greater Manchester. The programme will provide 2500 GM residents’ earning less than £27,000 access to a range of unique services including:

EnterprisingYou is a government funded programme, also a product of the partnership between the Growth Company and PeoplePlus Enterprise to provide the very best self-employment support. This programme compliments existing provision and works alongside other initiatives. So, whether a business has worked with us before or never received any support, anyone can get in touch! EnterprisingYou Launch Event 10th March – HOLD THE DATE! We will be officially launching EnterprisingYou at the Science & Industry Museum on the 10th March. The event will bring together a range of businesses, education institutes, local authority and key influencers from across Greater Manchester to hear more about the programme.

keynote Speaker - Andy Burnham

Keep an eye out for your invite in the coming days!


For more information, please contact Michael Ayre: 077147 51438 / For all participant enquiries, please contact 0161 667 6900 / / visit

The Growth Company is an award-winning, not-for-profit social enterprise with a mission to enable growth, create jobs and improve lives. We provide individuals and businesses with a wide range of services that improve employment, skills, investment and enterprise for the benefit of all. PeoplePlus Enterprise is the leading industry recognised provider of business start-up support in the UK. We offer free and bespoke support with over 30 years’ experience. We have successfully helped 90,000 people to set up and grow a business; 45,000 in the last 5 years.

Michael Ayre Engagement Officer – EnterprisingYou

February 13, 2020