The council’s business engagement programme encourages economic growth in the town and supports the development of organisations through business engagement visits.
The Economic Development Team and senior leadership of the council take a proactive approach, listening to, and acting on, concerns raised by local businesses. Business meetings enable the council to understand individual business needs and assist with unlocking any barriers, improve links with local companies, promote the council’s economic growth corporate priority and acts as a catalyst for business expansion and retention in Luton.
Improved communication with businesses informs future discussions on, and investment in, business support activities, key clusters, skills development and employability within the town and any other matters that the council can influence.
Information from these business help shape the Luton Investment Framework moving forward.