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Somerset Council are offering an exciting opportunity for local businesses to be part of a new Somerset Economic Growth Board.

With the aim of driving forward economic prosperity in Somerset, the board will ensure local businesses have a voice in decisions affecting the future of the local economy.

This is an opportunity to contribute towards a vibrant and ambitious group, which will bring together a range of organisations to work collaboratively to shape and facilitate a flourishing local economy.

Through the Growth Board, the council wish to work with local businesses, and wider economic stakeholders, to develop and deliver a bold economic vision for Somerset, championing and furthering the County as a place to do business, work, invest, study and visit.

Private sector Board representatives are being recruited through an open and transparent process. To find out more and apply to become a private sector business representative on the Somerset Economic Growth Board, please complete the expression of interest form on the Somerset Economic Growth Board webpage by 5pm on Wednesday 29th May. Having read the details online businesses are welcome to get in touch for an informal discussion about the role.

Somerset Council is keen to establish a diverse Board that is representative of both our community and our businesses. We welcome interest from individuals from all sections of our community and from owners / leaders of businesses of all sizes, sectors and locations across Somerset.