Brighter outlook for Manchester jobs

RESEARCHERS have revised up their long-term forecasts for the Greater Manchester jobs market.

Economic forecasting business Oxford Economics expects a net gain of 110,000 jobs in the city by 2024, up 10,000, after better-than-expected figures last year.

The jobseekers outlook is also more positive this year too, with around 17,000 fewer claimants expected in 2024.

The numbers are part of the Greater Manchester Forecasting Model (GMFM), produced and updated annually by Oxford Economics for the New E... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...