Construction has started on Manchester's Co-op Live arena a brand new 23,500-seater venue next to the Etihad Football Stadium. The £350m build is set to be the UK's biggest entertainment arena and it will "kickstart" a wave of economic activity and job creation in the North West region. The project developer OVG real Estate said that on average Co-op Live’s construction site will have 400 people working on it daily.
When G7 Foreign and Development Ministers meet in London this week they will discuss investing $15 billion in developing countries in the next two years. This development fund will help women access jobs and build resilient businesses to combat the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19.