In a city not short of its footballing heroes a true legend of the game was on hand to open a new home for the creative minds of Manchester.
Care leavers are being encouraged to aim high in the working world as part of a drive to help looked after children to flourish as they become adults.
The council is calling on the city’s pubs to claim up to £1,000 towards their business rates bill.
Budding entrepreneurs are invited to receive business advice from experts and hear their inspiring stories at Start Up Day, at Manchester Central Library.
Grants of £2m each have been awarded to create two new technology business hubs in Manchester – with a goal of creating and sustaining 2,000 jobs over the next decade.
Manchester’s libraries are taking part in a new initiative to help local small businesses to get online.
A new £3,000 incentive is being offered to employers who take on a Manchester apprentice.
Learners and inspectors alike have praised Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES), which is successfully giving local people the skills and confidence they need to secure sustainable employment.
Are you 16 or older? Whether you're working or not, leaving school or just want a career- change, an apprenticeship can revolutionise your life.
More than 300 Wythenshawe residents have found jobs or gone onto training courses since the launch of a help scheme, which is the first of its kind in the country.