The National Rural Conference 2024

The Rural Services Network (RSN) is thrilled to announce the National Rural Conference 2024, taking place from 16th to 19th September. This virtual event, accessible via Zoom, is the premier gathering for senior officers, members, policymakers, and rural service professionals.
Further information and booking details can be found here

RSN Member Insight Update

Economy Insight on the RSN website has now been updated with an analysis examining employment landscape at the local authority level.  The analysis shows proportions of employees in broad industrial sectors over the years 2015 to 2021 and allows selection of authority or class and classification averages.  Points of note from the analysis include:

  • In 2021 both Predominantly Rural and Predominantly Urban areas shared Health as the number one sector for employment.
  • Manufacturing was the key sector for employment of full-time workers in Predominantly Rural areas in 2021.
  • Retail, Health and Accommodation and Food Services were key sectors for the employment of part-time staff for both Predominantly Rural and Predominantly Urban areas.

Find out more on the RSN Member’s Insights Pages here.


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