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RBH introduces new Social Value Strategy

RBH introduces new Social Value Strategy

As an anchor institution in Rochdale Borough, RBH believes it has a role to play in the functioning of the economy and tackling of social issues in its neighbourhoods.  This is even more important for RBH because it is a Community Benefit Society. This means its core purpose is to serve the broader interests of … Continue reading RBH introduces new Social Value Strategy

RBH Launch New Guide on Social Value for Prospective Suppliers

RBH Launch New Guide on Social Value for Prospective Suppliers

As a significant employer and purchaser, Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) recognises that it has a key role in helping to directly build the local economy across Rochdale Borough.  RBH wants to encourage local businesses, social and community enterprises to be able to collaboratively bid for contracts and work with it. To help make this happen, RBH has … Continue reading RBH Launch New Guide on Social Value for Prospective Suppliers

Hopwood Hall College invites businesses to Shape the Future of Skills in Rochdale

Hopwood Hall College invites businesses to Shape the Future of Skills in Rochdale

On 22nd November, Hopwood Hall College organised the Shape the Future of Skills in Rochdale event at their Middleton Campus.  Attended by the Andy Burnham, Greater Manchester Mayor, Liz McInnes & Tony Lloyd, the Borough’s MPs as well as a wide selection of local businesses and organisations, it covered recent research and initiatives to better … Continue reading Hopwood Hall College invites businesses to Shape the Future of Skills in Rochdale

PRESTON CITY: Most rapidly improving urban area in the UK – 2018

PRESTON CITY: Most rapidly improving urban area in the UK – 2018

Preston City hit rock bottom in 2011 before deciding to adopt an anchor approach to community wealth building.  Seven years later it has been named top of the 2018 Good Growth for Cities index for being the most rapidly improving urban area in the UK to live and work. Unemployment in 2017 is down to … Continue reading PRESTON CITY: Most rapidly improving urban area in the UK – 2018

Book your ticket for the Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit – Thursday 15th November

Book your ticket for the Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit – Thursday 15th November

Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit: Working Together to do Business For Good – Social Enterprise Day: Thursday 15th November 2018, 10.00 – 16.00 – St Peter’s House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9GH – The event is free for delegates to attend, including lunch, due to the generosity of sponsors. Greater Manchester is the home of the co-operative … Continue reading Book your ticket for the Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit – Thursday 15th November

Business students aim to build understanding of the Rochdale economy

Business students aim to build understanding of the Rochdale economy

A team of MBA students from Alliance Manchester Business School have joined forces with RBH to help build a better understanding of Rochdale’s local economy, as part of the Rochdale Stronger Together project. The students, who have a diverse professional experience and cultural background, are working with RBH as part of their ten week “not … Continue reading Business students aim to build understanding of the Rochdale economy

Meet the Buyer – Rochdale – 22nd November

Meet the Buyer – Rochdale – 22nd November

Public service providers can help grow their local economies by procuring goods and services from local suppliers. Many local suppliers however find this difficult due to the complexity of tender processes. This “Meet the Buyer” event in Rochdale Town Hall on 22nd November is an opportunity for local suppliers to come and find out what … Continue reading Meet the Buyer – Rochdale – 22nd November

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