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Paul Bennett elected as Chairman of Shropshire Business Partnership

25th April, 2014

Partnership and Employment Partner, Paul Bennett has been elected Chairman of Shropshire Business Partnership (SBP), an independent network for professional and business services companies in Shropshire, run by its members for its members.

SBP hosts quarterly breakfast meetings, the benefits of which include networking with other business professionals, listening to top speakers and of course the all important cooked breakfast.

Members and guests are invited to join colleagues for breakfast at 7.30am on Friday 9th May at Shrewsbury Town Football Club to hear how new sources of equity, crowd-sourcing, peer to peer lending, asset finance, business angels and regional growth funds could accelerate your business expansion.

Chaired by Paul Bennett and supported by Dyke Yaxley Chartered Accountants, speakers include Chris Jones from Select Business Finance and Mark Pembleton from Shropshire Council.

Paul said: ”I am delighted to be elected as Chairman of SBP and look forward to welcoming you to our next breakfast meeting at the Greenhous Meadow, Shrewsbury, where we have a great line-up of speakers discussing how a more creative approach to business finance could benefit your business.

“Chris Jones is Managing Director of Select Business Finance and specialises in assisting SMEs to raise finance. Chris is a popular speaker on business finance and has recently won the award for Asset Based Finance Broker of the Year at the recent Business Moneyfacts Awards.

“Mark Pembleton is Service Manager for Business and Enterprise with Shropshire Council and will explain how the Business Enterprise Fund and Business Capital Grant Scheme with match-funded grants of up to £10,000 could help your business.

“We are grateful for the support of Dyke Yaxley, a founding member of SBP and one of Shropshire’s leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants.”

To book your place at this event please click here

Membership is free for eligible businesses and attendance at the meetings is £20. For more information please go to


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