Trafford businesses invited to February advice drop-in session

Local entrepreneurs wanting advice and support for their business, or considering starting a business, should take advantage of a Trafford Council hosted business advice drop-in session being held on Monday, 6 February 2017 (11am-1pm).

The event at Trafford Town Hall, will bring together expert businesses advisers from, Greater Manchester Business Hub, Slater Heelis, People Plus, RBS Bank and Stretford Mall.

Their knowledge and experience covers all aspects of business. They are best placed to answer any burning questions attendees have, from managing cash flow, accessing financial and legal support and advice and business plans to locating premises, developing a workforce or marketing advice.

Executive Member for Economic Growth, Environment and Infrastructure, Cllr John Reilly said: “Trafford is recognised as an economic powerhouse and the Council and its partners are committed to working with local businessmen and women to support them in launching and building thriving businesses.

We know people want to start and grow their businesses here and we are determined to do all we can to support and nurture this fantastic entrepreneurial spirit. Events like this provide the chance to discuss fledgling business ideas or ask specific questions to experts in an informal, supportive environment. I would encourage people to make sure they book their slot with advisers as soon as possible.”

A previous attendee added "Although I have been in business for over 20 years attending the Business Drop in event was really useful as it provided me with the opportunity to meet the advisors and discuss my new business project."  

Further information about the event is available via Trafford Council’s Economic Growth Team, by email or telephone 0161 912 4176.

To book one of the timed adviser slots (11am-noon and noon-1pm), people must register via

For more information, please contact Trafford Council’s Strategic Growth Team on 0161 912 4176.

Posted on Wednesday 25th January 2017