Forum’s fund of knowledge

From left, Michelle Cooper from Northstar Ventures, Richard Haswell, from Barclays, forum co-ordinator John Megson and Chris Bakewell, of Yorkshire Bank
From left, Michelle Cooper from Northstar Ventures, Richard Haswell, from Barclays, forum co-ordinator John Megson and Chris Bakewell, of Yorkshire Bank

BUSINESS delegates were given vital advice on how to fund their companies at the latest meeting of a networking group.

The Hartlepool Business Forum met at Hartlepool College of Further Education for its February event where the talk was titled How To Fund Your Business.

Speakers included Michelle Cooper, from Northstar Ventures, Richard Haswell, from Barclays, and Chris Bakewell, from Yorkshire Bank.

The next meeting of the forum will be held on Thursday, March 29.

A representative from Sora Consultants will talk about How to Get More For Less From Your Business.

Those interested in attending the event at the college should arrive by 5.15pm for the buffet with presentations from 6pm.

For more information on January’s event, contact forum co-ordinator John Megson via Hartlepool Enterprise Centre in Brougham Terrace, Hartlepool, TS24 8EY, tel (01429) 867677, fax (01429) 264304 or email john.megson5@ntlworld.com.

More details are also available by visiting www.hartlepoolbusinessforum.co.uk

Meanwhile, the search goes on for entries for the Hartlepool Business Awards.

Closing date for entries is Tuesday, March 6, and anyone wanting to enter can do so at www.hartlepoolmail.co.uk or www.hartlepoolbusinessforum.co.uk/awards.htm