"6 Steps to Build Community Wealth" is a UK Co-operative Party report by Anna Birley, hot of the press - published July 17! It's not strictly speaking a report; more a practical guide for councillors, local authorities, public-sector institutions and those working in regional economic development. In six simple steps it sets out an Anchor … Continue reading 6 Steps to Build Community Wealth
The way in which an organisation as large as RBH conducts its procurement can have an immense impact on the quality of life, education and employment opportunities in its local area. It’s not just how much RBH spends that matters, but also who it spends it with. A recent study revealed for every £1 spent … Continue reading Buying our Communities a Better Future
In January 2016 Rochdale Boroughwide Housing's elected Representative Body decided the Society should play a key local anchor institution role. Following that decision the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) examined RBH's current commitment as an anchor. This article summarises their findings.