Rose Regeneration analyses economic data to develop research, policies, programmes and training for those we work with.
Examples of recent projects include:
Understanding the capacity of Sheffield's rural economy Sheffield City Council's Corporate Plan, 'A City of Opportunity', recognises the contribution made and issues facing rural communities in Sheffield, and acknowledges that they should have a higher profile in its work. The 'Rural Communities Strategy 2010-2013' sets out what the Council wll do to help rural residents and businesses access services. As a key action arising from the Strategy, Rose Regeneration worked with the Council to understand the capacity of Sheffield's rural economy and its links to the city economy.
Learning from our Place in the Global Economy
Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (GLLEP)
Working with the University of Lincoln, Rose Regeneration analysed Greater Lincolnshire's key industrial sectors: agri-food, manufacturing, engineering, renewable energy, environmental technologies and logistics. The final report set out a range of actions to realise both the potential created by the GLLEP geography and the relationship between Cleethorpes, Skegness and Mablethorpe in terms of the seaside offer on the coast.
Rural Vulnerability Index (RVI)
Scottish Agricultural College
Rose Regeneration, in partnership with the Rural Services Network (RSN), has produced a RVI for Scotland. The Index is comprised of the most up-to-date information available on wage levels, job seekers allowance claimants, the size of the workforce and the scale of public sector funding cuts. The RVI has been used to inform a wider study being carried out by the SAC's Policy Centre into the rural impact of public sector funding reductions in Scotland.
Completed projects include:
Mapping and profiling the value of farming for Cornwall Council.
Assessing the impact of the economic downturn on public service delivery in rural areas (Defra).
‘Productivity and Place’, two studies exploring the economic performance of English rural districts for the Local Government Association (LGA).
An economic impact study of Melton Mowbray Market for Prospects Leicestershire and Melton Borough Council.
A socio-economic study of the coastal zone of the East of England for the East of England Development Agency (EEDA).
A Report investigating the number of rural estates in the East Midlands region and the contribution that they make to local economies, environments and rural communities (for the East Midlands Development Agency, emda)
Quality assurance of the National Learning Directory for the Learning and Skills Council.
Glyn is an economist working primarily on the microeconomic analysis of markets, local and regional economic strategies and appraisal and evaluation in these fields. Glyn is a former director of the Policy Research Centre at Sheffield Business School.
Laura is a researcher with 10 years experience in economic development, labour markets, education and policy development. Laura is an associate lecturer in Social Research at the University of Plymouth and a member of the Market Research Society (MRS).