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Welcome to our June 2018 e-bulletin

Greater Manchester Talent Match is a Big Lottery- funded programme bringing together the private, public and voluntary sectors to support young people aged 18 - 24 who have been out of employment, education ot training for twelve months or more and who need extra support to help them along their pathway to work. Visit our website for more information.

GM Chamber Annual Dinner

Salford employer wins Talent Match Mark Gold Award

The Talent Match Mark celebrates outstanding employers who support young people throughout their journey to work. You can read more about it and apply by clicking here.

This month the GPL Group, a civil engineering company based in Salford, received the Talent Match Mark Gold Award - with a visit from special guest presenters. Any Greater Manchester employers who wish to be considered for a Talent Match Mark award can contact Andrew Brookfield on 0161 274 3377 or at


GM Talent Match brings together employers looking to support young people with disabilities

On 14th June, we held our latest Employer Workshop. 

We heard  a case study from inspiring members of our Youth Panel and expert advice from two of our commissioned Host Organisations. 


June Main Talent Coach Forum: Find out about how we are engaging our Talent Coaches in preparing their young people for life post-Talent Match.

GM Talent Match Opportunities Hub: Top three 

Talent Match Exclusive – Galliford Try World Of Work Visit, Oldham - 25th July 2018

An opportunity to gain an insight into the rewarding and varied roles within construction by visitng a live site. 

Talent Match Exclusive – Galliford Try World Of Work Visit, Bury - 24th July 2018

Again, an opportunity to visit a live Galliford Try construction project, this time in Bury at the Castlebrook High School site. 

Skills for Employment Course with Pennine Acute Hospital NHS Trust

Opportunities available for young people engaged on the Skills for Employment programme. A variety of roles across Bury, Manchester, Oldham and Rochdale

For more opportunities visit the Opportunities Hub by clicking here.

Other News

The Charity Tax Commission is investigating whether charitable tax reliefs could be used more strategically to produce better outcomes for beneficiaries. They are asking for evidence from VCSE orgs, businesses, researchers and councillors. Click here to find out more.

Thank you for your continued interest in Greater Manchester Talent Match, we hope that you found this e-bulletin interesting and please do let us know if you have any thoughts on the way we should keep in touch with you.

The Greater Manchester Talent Match Project Team.


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