The Prime Minister has appointed MP Stephen Mosley to be the Small Business Ambassador to the North and Northwest Wales. The ambassador met with business owners from the North West, at 10 Downing Street, on invitation by David Cameron. They celebrated the participation of the businesses in building the economy.
The MP got this posting by virtue of the fact that he had a career as a small business owner, supported business in parliament, and had a major contribution to the Science & Technology Select Committee, in looking at how this affects business start-ups.
Mr. Mosley said that the cause was close to his heart. He went on to say that small businesses contributed a lot to the economy, making up 99.9% of small businesses. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are the focus of the government, since they are key contributors to balanced and sustainable economic growth.
He also said that the growth is apparent in Chester, where Rows and Streets are always full of independent boutiques. Chester also has garages and spare bedrooms, ready for e-businesses of the 21st century.
Mr. Mosley has visited many small businesses in Chester, and he started off by visiting Chester’s market traders, CMC international, and Backford Belles Ice Cream Farm. He visited the local Chamber of Commerce and Council to see how best to foster economic growth.
He said that businesses need support networks in order to grow their fledgling businesses since starting a business was a fear-instilling task. He wants all new entrepreneurs to know who to see if they ever needed assistance.
According to research, businesses that seek advise when they are in their early stages turn out to be more successful eventually. He said that he is hosting a Small Business Fair, which will target budding entrepreneurs and new start-up, as his first action after assuming the role.