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£20m Scheme will Boost Manchester’s Graduate Retention Rate

August 16, 2022

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Manchester
  • Credera, who have a strong presence in both the UK and USA, will bring 150 new jobs for graduate engineers seeking a career in management and technology consulting.

  • Manchester already has a very strong graduate retention rate, so this scheme from Credera will only help strengthen it – helping to ensure long tenancies for buy to lets in Manchester.

  • Credera’s graduate scheme is the result of a £20million investment by the company and will comprise an intensive three-month training programme covering a wide range of technical subjects.

An international consulting firm has announced a £20million scheme to create 150 jobs for Manchester’s university graduates, helping to boost the city’s already excellent graduate retention rate.

Credera, who have a strong presence in both the UK and USA, will bring 150 new jobs for graduate engineers seeking a career in management and technology consulting.

Graduate retention

A good graduate retention rate is a key factor to consider when buying an investment property. This is not only true for those investing in student properties, but also homes for young professionals. Students are tomorrow’s young professionals, so a good graduate retention rate also means a good tenant retention rate.

Manchester already has a very strong graduate retention rate, so this scheme from Credera will only help strengthen it – helping to ensure long tenancies for buy to lets in Manchester.

Ongoing investment into Manchester

Credera’s graduate scheme is the result of a £20million investment by the company and will comprise an intensive three-month training programme covering a wide range of technical subjects. It follows another recent Manchester investment by the company, as in summer 2020 they opened their Manchester office.

As well as the investment into the graduate scheme. Credera will also be investing more widely into the local Manchester community. They plan to launch the Credera Academy, which aims to provide a pathway for disadvantaged young people into the consulting industry.

A wealth of talent

Chris Dean, Credera UK CEO, said: “With a proven track record for innovation, development, and with a reputation for being a great place to work, Manchester was a clear choice for Credera when we opened our doors there back in 2020.

“The city has a wealth of creative talent in the technology industry fuelled by five major universities, making it a strong base to launch our new graduate programme.”

An investment hotspot

Manchester is already a hotspot for investment properties, with buy to lets in Manchester in high demand. Credera’s ongoing commitment to the city will only help strengthen the city’s status as a top choice to live, work and invest.

What is property investment?

Put simply, property investment is property purchased with the intention of generating financial returns for its buyer. These returns could be in the form of rental income through buy-to-let properties, house price growth through the future sale of the property or both. Property investments can be owned by individuals or organisations and can be short, long or medium term.

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