FINAL REPORT: Understanding Rochdale Borough’s Local Economy

Last October a team of MBA students from Alliance Manchester Business School joined forces with Rochdale Stronger Together to help build a better understanding of Rochdale Borough's local economy. Over ten weeks, the five international MBA students with diverse professional experience delivered 400 hours of project work to develop and pilot a method to understand … Continue reading FINAL REPORT: Understanding Rochdale Borough’s Local Economy

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

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 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

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