Supporting Burnley business

Supporting Burnley businesses and their growth is a top priority for the forthcoming Burnley Business Week.

Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 2:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 2:41 pm
Kevin Porter

Business Week 2018, from May 14th to 18th, has been organised by Burnley Council in partnership with business support agencies and supported by cyber resilience experts Xcina Ltd, and will offer the latest guidance on a range of business areas for all types and sizes of business.

Mick Cartledge, Burnley Council chief executive, said: “This is the seventh Business Week the council has organised in partnership with business support agencies, offering a wide range of support and advice sessions packed in to one dedicated business week.

"There will be something to help all types and all sizes of business, as well as expert advice for people thinking of starting their own business.

“We recognise the importance of our businesses and that their success impacts on the prosperity of the town. Burnley is becoming well known for having a pro-active council and Bondholder Scheme when it comes to supporting our businesses, and Business Week is part of that package of support.”

Sessions available include: Starting Your Own Business, R&D Tax Credits – Save your Business Money, Changing the Way You Do Meetings, Interactive Mock Employment Tribunal, Raise your Defences Against Cyber Crime, the Leadership Test, how to Win New B2B Business using Linkedin, Business Networking, Social Media in the Retail World, Improve Health and Wellbeing in Your Workplace, Secured By Design, How To Use Your Customer Data to Grow Your Business and more.

Kevin Porter, business development director at Xcina, said: “Business Week is important in providing business leaders with information and practical ways to enable them to discover solutions to their commercial challenges.

"Xcina is delighted to be sponsoring Burnley Business Week where we will be meeting a host of fantastic companies based in the Burnley area, one of the most dynamic and enterprising areas of Lancashire.

If you or are a local business looking for business growth support and advice don’t hesitate to contact the Burnley Council Business Support team on 01282 477213.