Published: 10th Apr 2018

Mike Wild is the CEO of Macc, a support organisation who have supported the community and voluntary sector in Manchester for over 35 years. New Start went to their office to talk about community spirit in times of adversity.         How did the 2008 crash affect the work that Macc does? When it hit, we started to think about what Manchester needed us to do. We remoulded the organisation over the following four or five years to rebuild the community and voluntary services that Manchester no longer had. We decided we had to be part of the solution so we started with a blank piece of paper. We still have our health and wellbeing projects, and we built everything around that. We started to think about what we needed to say to the city. We had to think about what’s socially useful because we knew profit would be … (To read the full article, subscribe below)