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Business support event for businesses on Springwood Industrial Estate

Business support event for businesses on Springwood Industrial Estate

If you work on the Springwood Industrial Estate this event is for you.

Braintree District Council is holding a business support event for businesses on a Braintree industrial estate.

Braintree District Council’s Economic Development team is urging businesses on the Springwood Industrial Estate to attend the event being held on the morning of Wednesday, April 29.

The team has arranged for the following organisations to speak at the event:

1. Essex Highways

2.. Representatives from Witham Industrial Watch who successfully manage a Business Improvement District of over 375 businesses in Witham will talk about the benefits of such a scheme for all businesses.

3. The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) which is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting business.

Businesses must sign up for the event to be held at Braintree Enterprise Centre in Springwood Drive, Braintree. They can sign up here. 

Cllr Tom Cunningham, Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Infrastructure at Braintree District Council, said: “We’re really keen to set up meetings like this where businesses can come together and find out more about what is happening where they work and what support is available. We’ve some fantastically innovative businesses on the estate – if we all come together we can make the estate a great place to work, innovate and do business. We all know there are some traffic issues and that is why we have invited Essex Highways to give more insight into what can be done to help.”

Craig Baston, Operations & Partnerships Manager at Colbea, said: “Colbea is delighted to be working in partnership with Braintree District Council to provide fully-funded business advice to the local entrepreneurial community. Getting the right support, at the right time is essential in helping businesses during their formative and developing stages. Through providing accessible, one-to-one, business mentoring sessions, we are committed to helping drive forward economic growth in Braintree and its surrounding areas..”