Yesterday; on 28 July, Shaun launched his inaugural Business Forum and was joined by a very special guest, the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets, Paul Scully MP.
The aim of the Forum was to provide a space which allowed local SMEs the platform to discuss government policy, how it had impacted them and their employees in the past year and, of course, local issues.
Minister Scully heard from a number of business about the difficulties they had faced during the pandemic, and the changes and further support they wished to see from the Government in the coming weeks and months.
Shaun was also joined by the Director of External Affairs at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, Neil Anderson. Neil provided an over view of the help the Black Country Chamber of Commerce had provided to businesses within Wednesbury, Oldbury & Tipton during the pandemic, as well as the steps it plans to take to booster SME’s as the region, and indeed the UK, slowly recovers.
Following the success of the Forum, Shaun aims to regularly hold these events throughout the year – providing the residents of Wednesbury, Oldbury and Tipton access to Westminster’s decision makers and a chance to have their voices heard.
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