"We have been working in partnership with Olio Projects and they have played an integral role in helping grow and manage the relationship we have with our levy payers. We would actively recommend their services to any organisation working on similar projects."

Leeds Business Improvement District


Here at Olio HQ we specialise in place management, bringing together every component for compelling project management from ideas to resources, budgets and people. Working on a freelance basis to engage towns and cities to think creatively about how they can encourage increased footfall through compelling promotion, initiatives and event management.

Olio founder, Rachael Kennedy has over 25 years project management experience, working across the private, public and charitable sectors, having worked for the NHS and Leeds City Council before running her own business.

As a keen ambassador for empowering communities and enabling local business growth, Rachael created Olio Projects, to deliver first class project management for Business Improvement Districts (BIDS) SMEs, large corporates, organisations and local authorities.

Olio Projects
Olio Projects

Rachael has also coordinated memorable events such as award ceremonies, corporate dinners, festivals, street markets, cultural events with popular speakers and much more.

She also delivers successful social media campaigns for SMEs working with business owners to create effective marketing through social media platforms.

Rachael's ongoing contracts include town centre management for Morley in Leeds, working with local businesses and stakeholders to promote the town as a key destination for retail, leisure and culture. More recently, Rachael worked with Leeds BID, involved in place management and developing relationships with trade and commerce across Leeds city centre.