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Retail recovery support webinar:
Helping shops to reopen and thrive post-lockdown


Date: Thursday 4 June
Time: 6pm-7pm

Brentwood Council partner, BEST Growth Hub, has commissioned a series of webinars designed to give Essex shops the confidence to reopen COVID-19 Secure. Brentwood, Shenfield and Ingatestone shops are encouraged to participate in this FREE session to build confidence and resilience post-lockdown. 

The first webinar will cover a number of essential topics, including ensuring premises are safe for customers and employees. It will also look at operating safely, applying social distancing measures for shoppers and staff and looking at what will drive sales going forward.

A key aspect for businesses at this time will be demonstrating (and communicating) to customers that shops are safe, have the goods shoppers want to buy and that businesses are open and ready to serve them.

Topics and themes include:

• Hygiene and safety for staff and customers
• Operating the business: space, stock and service
• Making it easy for customers to return
• Informing and engaging with customers
• Implementation actions

Backing Brentwood Business Webinar:
Commercial Contracts and Consumer Rights

BBCDate: Friday 5 June
Time: 9.30am
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes
Host: Colin Barber, Brentwood Chamber of Commerce Chair
Guest Presenters:Gez Gibbs and Ana James-Pittau from Tees Law

Covid-19 has had an effect on all aspects of business, some of which will have legal implications. With the help of two solicitors, Gez Gibbs and Ana James-Pittau, from Tees Law, host ,Colin Barber, will be looking at a selection of the legal issues and answering your questions relating to commercial contracts and consumer rights.

Tees Law is major regional legal and wealth management firm, originally established in 1913. The firm provides a broad range of legal services in addition to independent financial advice. They are also a co-sponsor of the Brentwood Business Partnership.

Gez Gibbs deals with Employment Law & Dispute Resolution and Ana James-Pittau is on the Dispute Resolution team at Tees.