This event is part of the Fabian fringe at Labour party conference 2016, and is being held in partnership with TSB.
In recent years, British businesses are pausing to reflect on how we do business. There is a recognition from political parties, industry, unions and business groups that short termism is hampering long term growth, but also damaging the relationships between business and society.
This event will therefore seek to identify and explore the value of local partnerships, how we can develop mutually beneficial relationships for communities, councils and companies.
How can local communities, authorities, and charities work with businesses to ensure every area can build flourishing economies and healthy communities? Do businesses have a duty to the community they operate in as well as their shareholders, and what is the best way to ensure these relationships thrive?
Speakers include: Jim McMahon MP (Labour MP for Oldham West and Royton), Bola Gibson (TSB), Rebecca Bunce (Small Charities Coalition), Tony Newman (Councillor, Croydon Council). Chaired by Hetty Wood (Councillor, Liverpool Council).