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    Spelthorne Business Forum

    Description

    SBF appoints cllr representatives to three positions:

    Cabinet representative

    Political Ambassador x 2

     

    Terms of Reference

    ·         To advise the Borough Council on the business communities' views on key policy issues, including the Borough's planning policies, as contained in its Local Plan, which is currently under review.

    ·         To facilitate an exchange of ideas and information between local businesses, the Council and other organisations and to promote a greater understanding of the local economy.

    ·         To promote Spelthorne as an attractive location for business.

    ·         To raise awareness of the needs of local businesses and the factors affecting local economic growth and prosperity.

    ·         To provide a focus for discussion and joint working on issues of mutual relevance - including unemployment and environmental issues.

    ·         To develop links with local schools, adult education establishments and the TEC to ensure that the skills of the local labour market closely match the needs of local businesses.

    ·         To investigate how Council services can be improved for the benefit of the local economy.

    ·         To identify trends in local characteristics which may have consequences for the local economy.

    Contact information

    Location: Council Offices or other by invitation

    Contact:
    Economic Development

    Phone: +441784 44 4224

    Council contact information

    Contact:
    Keith McGroary

    Email:
    k.mcgroary@spelthorne.gov.uk

    Phone:
    +441784 44 4224

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