Friday, 28 May 2021
Much of the discussion in political circles of late is focused on opportunities to reshape the economy as it emerges from the pandemic. Government has told businesses we need to “build back better” and “build back greener”. But one thing less discussed is the opportunity to build back in a way that recognises successful businesses and thriving local communities go hand in hand, writes Chris Hobson, director of policy and external affairs at East Midlands Chamber.
The impact of the pandemic has been uneven in terms of the communities most impacted and, as the economy recovers, there is a chance to demonstrate how that growth can benefit everyone.
The Chamber recently surveyed more than 400 businesses on their approach to community
link source - East Midlands Chamber