Event to offer free support for businesses across Waveney

A free business support event is being held at the Waveney House Hotel in Beccles. Picture: Archant

A free business support event is being held at the Waveney House Hotel in Beccles. Picture: Archant library. - Credit: Archant � 2009

Businesses across Waveney are invited to attend a free support event with information available on funding, energy efficiency and cyber protection.

Waveney District Council, the East Suffolk Partnership and the Waveney Business Forum will be holding the free business support event at the Waveney House Hotel in Beccles on Thursday, October 5.

Advice will be available on energy efficiency, tax, data protection and protection from cyber fraud. In addition, information on business grants will be available as well as presentations from the New Anglia Growth Hub, Nwes, MENTA, LEADER, Lovewell Blake and the Waveney Chamber of Commerce.

Michael Ladd, Waveney's cabinet member for tourism and economic development, said: 'Micro, small and medium-sized businesses are a vital part of our local economy and it is essential that they are supported throughout their journey. This free event will provide local business owners and those looking to start a new business with guidance on a range of issues to help them to grow.'

The event will include presentations, displays and the opportunity to speak with relevant agencies and experienced local business owners.

It will run from 4.30pm with light refreshments at 5pm, followed by presentations from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

To register, visit https://wbfbusinessevent.eventbrite.co.ukFor more information about the event, email info@waveneybusinessforum.org.uk