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Burnley supports businesses with seventh Business Week

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Burnley Council is running its Burnley Business Week again from 14th – 18th May 2018. Supporting Burnley businesses and their growth is a top priority for the Council.

Details of the week of FREE seminars, training sessions, and masterclasses can be found by visiting Burnley.co.uk or calling Burnley Council on 01282 477213. All the events are hosted by business experts to help businesses grow.

Business Week 2018 is organised by Burnley Council, in partnership with business support agencies and supported by cyber resilience experts Xcina Ltd, to offer the latest advice and guidance on a range of business areas, and there will be something to help all types and all sizes of business.

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 & 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.

Mick Cartledge, Burnley Council Chief Executive Officer 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.

Adding: “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.”

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Phil Ghayour
The Samuel James Group’s new Events, PR, and Marketing Executive, Philip has a degree in Journalism from the University of Salford and has completed an MSc Marketing from Lancaster University, Philip has also worked at BBC Radio Lancashire, Clitheroe Football Club and Accrington Stanley Football Club.