Local MP, Douglas Carswell, supported a meeting of the local Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) at the Kings Cliff Hotel, in Holland-on-Sea.
Over 80 local people attended the Business Briefing event in order to brief small businesses about the work of the FSB and the services available from Business Link.
Douglas said "Business in Tendring faces distinct problems because we are on a peninsula where transport is not easy and where there is a shortage of suitable trained staff."
“Politicians at all levels need to remember that small businesses are the wealth creators of the economy and that when the economy suffers, as it is now it is small businesses who suffer most and that means local people so providing help and support is essential so they can continue in business and grow to help the local economy and provide local jobs.”
Douglas also outlined his proposal for a Great Repeal Bill in the new Parliamentary session. As the local MP, he will try to propose a Bill to scrap unnecessary and overburdensome regulations on small businesses.