Maximising Business Opportunities for Local Authorities

WRITTEN BY Local Partnerships
POSTED ON 3rd September 2017

Inside Government’s “Maximising Business Opportunities for Local Authorities” forum

Date and time: Tuesday 10 October, 08:45 – 16:00

Location: Congress Centre, Central London, 28 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3LS

The forum is looking at how councils can fill their funding shortfall from central government both from commercial opportunities and attracting new investment and the new business rate retention policy.

Key speakers:

  • Sophie Broadfield, Deputy Director, Local Government Finance Reform & Settlement, Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Paul Clement, Director, British Bids

David Crowe will deliver a keynote speech titled: “Supporting Local Authorities in Developing Commercial Opportunities” covering the following:

  • outlining how councils can develop outstanding commercial skills
  • understanding the use of service trading arms and assets as a method of increasing local councils business rate income
  • analysing the future potential and challenges in the commercial area for Local authorities

For more information on this forum please click here

For further information please visit our website or contact David Crowe on 07795 418 305

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