Free breakfast event – ‘Blaby District Means Business’ – to boost local economy

019-grove-parkBusinesses in Blaby District are being invited to a free breakfast meeting next month to share ideas for boosting the local economy.

The “Blaby District Means Business” event will be held on Thursday 16th April at Santander, Carlton Park, Narborough and is the sixth in a series of networking events that Blaby District Council is running to benefit local firms.

The meeting starts at 7.30am with the promise of a free tasty breakfast on arrival followed by a brief speaker programme with topics on:
• support for local businesses;
• our new feature – the local business spotlight;
• news of support for sustainable travel for businesses within the J21 area of the district; and
• an update on recruitment solutions from Job Centre Plus.

Cat Hartley
Cat Hartley

Cat Hartley, Planning and Economic Development Group Manager at Blaby District Council, said:

“The Council is running these events for the benefit of our local businesses. Businesses can learn first-hand what support is available from Blaby District Council and partner organisations to help them achieve strong growth and the event is an excellent networking opportunity.”

Places are limited so businesses are being urged to book early by contacting Tom McGowan, Economic Development Officer, at Blaby District Council on 0116 272 7765 or email

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