Strengthening the Local Economy

I am actively working with AstraZeneca to support its future ambitions for its Macclesfield site. We need to support our vibrant life sciences sector and vital small businesses to create more local jobs.


MP Highlights AstraZeneca’s Impact On Local Economy

During his most recent visit to AstraZeneca’s Macclesfield campus, local MP, David Rutley, was given an update on the latest developments and investments at the site, which is now home to around 4,700 highly skilled employees.

Business Networking Group Helps Local Small Businesses Grow

At a recent breakfast meeting of the Silk Chapter of BNI (Business Network International), David spoke with group members to find out more about how they are working together to help their small businesses grow, as they seek to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

MP Supports Recruitment Drive For Hospitality Businesses

Local MP, David Rutley, is actively working with the Macclesfield Jobcentre Plus team to help bolster the drive to recruit people to fill vacancies in key sectors, including those in local hospitality businesses.

Campaign To Get Cheshire Back In Business

Macclesfield College is launching a campaign to help businesses bounce back from the impact of the pandemic by utilising the extended government incentive of up to £4,000 to recruit an apprentice and build capacity for recovery.

Prime Minister's Visit To AstraZeneca's Macclesfield Site

Delighted the Prime Minister visited AstraZeneca's Macclesfield campus to highlight the company's £380 million investment in the site. It's a real boost to manufacturing and the highly skilled team on the site, and a real vote of confidence in the local economy.

NorthWestWorks4U To Showcase 8,000 Jobs

Around 8,000 job vacancies will be made available to attendees at the first-ever NorthWestWorks4U digital jobs fair, thought to be one of the first of its kind in the country.

Big Employer Names Back NorthWestWorks4U Jobs Fair

Building on the achievements of the CheshireWorks4U digital jobs fairs over the last year, Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley, is now actively supporting the ambitious NorthWestWorks4U event planned for early April to help better connect job seekers with available employment opportunities in our are