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Business Breakfast returns to Santander

The popular local Business Breakfast event for businesses in the District of Blaby is set to be hosted in November as part of the Leicester Business Festival.

Small Business Commissioner Paul Uppal and South Leicestershire MP Alberto Costa are the featured speakers at the event, taking place at Santander’s Offices at Carlton Park, Narborough, on Thursday 01 November from 8am.

A free breakfast will be available for all guests before the speaker programme. Leading an independent office aimed at empowering small businesses in resolving payment disputes, Paul Uppal will offer his expert advice about an issue which affects many small and micro businesses across the country.

Alberto Costa MP will discuss the Government’s plans to support the economy and deliver growth.

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership will be explaining what business support is on offer from the Business Gateway through speaker Helen Miller. A Q&A session and networking opportunities will also be available at the event.

The meeting is part of the fourth annual Leicester Business Festival, the region’s largest business event running from 29 October-09 November with events being held across the county.

Businesses and individuals are being encouraged to book early and secure one of the limited places. E-mail economicdevelopment@blaby.gov.uk or call 0116 272 7765.

[Source & Photo: Blaby District Council Communications]

Business Breakfast returns to Santander

Blaby District Council’s popular Business Breakfast is returning to Santander’s Offices in Narborough, as part of the Leicester Business Festival.

The event takes place on Friday 27 October at 8am at Santander’s Leicester Corporate Centre, Building 4, Carlton Park, Narborough.

 

It will give local SMEs the chance to hear news of free skills and recruitment support, along with a ‘Business 2 Business Exchange’ giving one to one business advice from expert business partners.

As usual, there will be a free breakfast on offer with regular networking opportunities.

This Business Breakfast is part of the third Leicester Business Festival, which returns to the city from 23 October to 03 November, with the festival continuing to showcase all the best that Leicester and Leicestershire has to offer in business.

Councillor Sheila Scott, Portfolio Holder for Planning and Economic Development, said:

“We are delighted to be part of the Leicester Business Festival as a key link to our economic development work.

Our event continues to be the perfect opportunity for our district businesses to learn essential business skills that can help them to grow’’.

The Leicester Business Festival, partnered by Leicester Castle Business School, is the region’s largest business event. It will comprise of many different seminars, workshops and conference meetings that will appeal to businesses of all shapes and sizes from sole traders and micro-business right up to employees in large corporate organisations.

To book onto the Business Breakfast and for further details on the funding and support available from the Economic Development Team at Blaby District Council, call on 0116 272 7765 or email economicdevelopment@blaby.gov.uk.

For more information on the Leicester Business Festival, the events taking place, or how you can get tickets, please take a look at: www.leicesterbusinessfestival.com with most events free to attend.

[Source: Blaby District Council Communications]