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Published 15 December 2017

West Dunbartonshire is set to host a week of activities aimed at inspiring and supporting new and established businesses in the area.

West Dunbartonshire Working4Business Week 2017 runs from Monday, November 27 to Friday, December 1 and sees West Dunbartonshire Council working in partnership with Business Gateway, Scottish Enterprise, Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce, Developing the Young Workforce, the Department for Work and Pensions, Skills Development Scotland, FSB, Strathleven Regeneration and West College Scotland.

With events spread over the five days and taking place at venues in Dumbarton, Clydebank, Vale of Leven and Loch Lomond, there is plenty of support on offer in the form of seminars and workshops covering subjects important to the local economy.

A full listing of all events and information on how to book places can be found online at www.working4business.com

Councillor Iain McLaren, West Dunbartonshire Council’s Convener of Infrastructure, Regeneration and Economic Development, said: “The Working4Business Partnership is keen to ensure that West Dunbartonshire Business Week offers a comprehensive range of events that will allow businesses to access the wide range of public and private sector support agencies, business experts and entrepreneurs to move their business forward and secure business success.

“We are looking forward to welcoming our new and established businesses to a week of events that will inspire and give them the confidence to flourish and meet the demands of an ever-changing economic environment.”

Councillor Diane Docherty, Vice Convener of Infrastructure, Regeneration and Economic Development, added: “It’s a really exciting time to be in business in West Dunbartonshire, with so much going on in terms of new developments and expansions of existing locations. We want to ensure local businesses have all the support possible to help them succeed and to continue contributing to a thriving business environment in West Dunbartonshire.”

The Working4Business Partnership was set up to help businesses grow and to create more jobs and wealth in local communities. The Partnership can provide advice, assistance and financial support.