The newly refurbished and impressive ‘Old House’ in Llangynwyd played host to a Lloyds Bank ‘Business Breakfast’ as part of an ongoing series of events being held across Wales.
Attended by Local MS Huw Irranca-Davies, MP Chris Elmore and Lloyds Banking Group’s Ambassador Wales Carys Williams, the breakfast gave local SME’s (small and medium enterprises), an opportunity to voice their opinions on the current business environment and various other topics, including Brexit impacts, business rates and loans.
Contributions were heard from Lloyds Bank’s business clients and the Bank’s local SME specialist was also on hand to answer any questions and facilitate the event.
Following the event, Huw Irranca-Davies MS said: “Many thanks to Carys and Lloyds Bank for organising the business breakfast and to the superb Old House in Llangynwyd for their warm welcome – an ideal cultural setting to discuss local business prospects.
It was good to discuss a host of wide-ranging issues with the local businesses who attended such as business support and rates, empty properties, post-Brexit regional investment, local parking, ways to maintain our highstreets, housing and much more. A constructive and insightful meeting.”
Chris Elmore MP said: “Today’s Business Breakfast has been a really positive opportunity to come together and discuss a range of issues affecting local businesses from across Ogmore. From business rates, support for our high streets, to the impact of Brexit, this has been a really productive way to take the pulse of the local business community.
A huge thank you to Lloyds Bank and the Old House, nestled in the heart of the Llynfi Valley for hosting the event which has recently re-opened after a major refurbishment. Please do pop in if you haven’t had a chance to yet!”