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Runshaw College

Runshaw offers a wide array of courses, from A-levels to vocational qualifications for 16-19 year olds, Adult Education for those aged 19+, apprenticeships and bespoke training for employers. 

Beyond its commitment to student success, Runshaw College is deeply invested in the economic prosperity of Lancashire. Through strategic partnerships and innovative programmes, the college actively supports local businesses, serving as a catalyst for growth and development in the region.

At Runshaw, we understand that the success of Lancashire’s businesses is integral to the overall vitality of our community. That's why we offer a range of services designed to support enterprises of all sizes. Whether it’s through bespoke training programmes, access to state-of-the-art facilities, or collaborative research initiatives, we are dedicated to helping Lancashire's businesses thrive in an ever-evolving marketplace.

Our team of industry experts and educators are committed to providing tailored solutions that address the specific needs and challenges faced by local businesses. By fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, we aim to cultivate a vibrant ecosystem where companies can flourish and contribute to the economic prosperity of Lancashire.

Through our partnerships with businesses across various sectors, we facilitate knowledge exchange, skills development, and networking opportunities, creating a dynamic environment conducive to growth and innovation.

Together, we can unlock the full potential of Lancashire’s businesses and build a brighter future for our community.

What one top tip would you give to a business owner embarking on a growth plan?

Focus on building a strong and adaptable company culture. As you grow, your culture will serve as the foundation for your organisation, guiding decision-making, fostering innovation, and attracting top talent. Cultivate values that align with your vision and empower your employees to embody them in everything they do. A thriving culture will be your greatest asset on the journey to sustainable growth.

Why is Lancashire a great place to grow a business?

Lancashire offers a strategic location with excellent transport links, a skilled workforce spanning various industries, and a burgeoning innovation hub supported by research institutions and universities. The county provides a supportive business environment with ample networking opportunities and funding options. With a lower operating cost compared to some regions, Lancashire boasts a high quality of life, attracting and retaining talent crucial for business growth.

Its diverse economy, spanning sectors like advanced manufacturing, aerospace, and digital technology, mitigates industry dependency. Altogether, Lancashire's blend of location, workforce, support systems, and lifestyle makes it an ideal destination for business expansion.

Why are you backing Boost Business Lancashire?

Runshaw College backs Boost Business Lancashire to stimulate local economic growth, foster networking opportunities and engage with the local community.

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