Council signs up to work closely with Federation

Signing the agreement
Signing the agreement

EASTBOURNE Borough Council and the Federation of Small Businesses have joined forces for a historic agreement.

Council leader David Tutt signed the FSB Accord, a specialist document aimed at enhancing the working relationship between commerce and local government and an agreement that both organisations shall work more closely together for the promotion of economic development.

Councillor Tutt said, “I am pleased to have signed this document as it will give clear vision to our goal that being to work more closely with the business sector and regular monthly meetings between the council and the FSB are now are on the agenda.”

FSB Chairman for Eastbourne Arthur Mapletoft said, “I am delighted we have signed the FSB Accord as it is our commitment as a business support organisation to work in partnership with the local council.”