We have 3,500 businesses successfully operating in Mansfield and Ashfield and the area is known as the hub for SME’s but also home for many multi-national organisations. Although you wouldn’t think so if you were to review the area by media coverage.
For over 25 years the 2020 business group has offered key information to members on a range of local issues and is actively involved in lobbying on behalf of members to support the business community.
In 2011 Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 formed the business group called Business Liaison group (BLG) to give the business community the opportunity to meet and voice concerns and discuss how to improve the working conditions in Mansfield and Ashfield.
25 employers showcased their business and wider sectors to 50 students aged 15-16 years and families at a Career Inspiration Event hosted by the Brunts Academy, a member of the Evolve Trust, on Wednesday 1st March.
Carl Atkin, Headteacher at Brunts said “The evening was about opening the minds of a selected group of year 10’s to the wide range of career opportunities with local employers. Employers play a key role in inspiring young people to achieve their potential and understand the importance of English and Maths qualifications in the workplace”