BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVES ORGANISATIONS

ESSEX CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Essex Chamber of Commerce pledge to make available any product or service that helps companies to build a better business. This includes export support, skills training, business informaitona nd awareness services, a full range of business networking events and a host of other benefits. They creat overseas links and opportunties on behalf their Members and Patrons. 

FEDERATION OF SMALL BUSINESS

The Federation of Small Business is a not for profit organisation that protects and promotes the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. It is one of the UK's leading busienss organisation representing small and medium businesses, with 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches. They are a powerful lobbying organisation represneting small firms to national, local and devolved Goverment. 

INSTITUTE OF DIRECTORS

The Institute of Directors support professional leaders, encouraging entrepreneurial activity and promoting responsible business practice for the benefit of the business community and society as a whole. Their objective is to make sure that businesses views are taken into account when the government is reviewing policy, legislation and seeking the views of the wider business community.

THE CONFEDERATION OF BUSINESS INDUSTRY

The CBI provide support for business people and their businesses on a national and international level. They speak for companies of every size, including SMEs, micro businesses, private and family owned businesses, start ups and trade associations.

They promote the conditions in which businesses of all sizes and sectors in the UK can compete and prosper for the benefit of all, by campaigning in the UK, the EU and internationally for a competitive policy landscape.

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