3. Business and Commerce

Your Vision

Ruddington businesses are able to thrive, are accessible to everyone irrespective of age and mobility and offer opportunities for appropriate community involvement.

Action
3.1 Actively encourage the formation of a Business Forum to give support to businesses and their interaction with the community
Priority High Timescale 6 months
Lead Body RPC Support  
49%
said a uniform system such as 'Helping Hands' would be helpful, with participating businesses displaying signs showing that they can offer extra mobility assistance
Action
3.2 Initiate a Helping Hands scheme to assist the elderly, disabled and anyone pushing a pram or pushchair to access shops and businesses more easily
Priority High Timescale 6 months
Lead Body VPSG Support Business Forum
89%
of businesses wanted dedicated parking for business employees
Action
3.3 Initiate a trial providing up to four off-street parking spaces at Vicarage Lane Cemetery which will be dedicated for business use
Priority High Timescale 12 months
Lead Body RPC Support  
74%
of businesses supported a formal mechanism for giving young people work experience and placements
Action
3.4 Set up a scheme whereby young people can undertake work experience and placements with local businesses
Priority Medium Timescale 18 months
Lead Body VPSG Support Business Forum
Action
3.4 Set up a scheme whereby young people can undertake work experience and placements with local businesses
Priority Medium Timescale 12 months
Lead Body Business Forum Support