Published: 13th Aug 2020

Cheshire East Council has appointed a new ‘business champion’ to help local firms and support economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cllr Sarah Pochin has been appointed to the newly-created role to support high street businesses, engage with SMEs, larger organisations and those facing unemployment across the borough. She will support and advise cabinet members on the following: Regulatory and government policy to aid high street and town centre recovery across Cheshire East The promotion of the borough and appropriate support mechanisms to attract inward investment Development of the council’s commercial strategy and the commercial ventures Delivery of the rural action plan in relation to support to the rural economy in Cheshire East Delivering a sustainable and green economy in Cheshire East including the development of low carbon industry. Together with the relevant cabinet members and officers, Cllr Pochin will engage with businesses and corporate representatives across Cheshire … (To read the full article, subscribe below)