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“Working with the BCC gave us first-hand insight of the localised approach to infrastructure development projects of different business communities across the UK. "

During 2018 and 2019 BCC and Legal & General worked together to raise awareness of the local challenges and opportunities faced by cities across the UK via:

  • A programme of 12 roundtable events held right across the UK to discuss how to create renewed infrastructure, housing, energy and urban regeneration. The data and insight from these roundtables enabled BCC and Legal & General to expand their partnership to create a National Report, Building the Towns and Cities of Tomorrow.
  • Annual Conference 2019.
  • High Growth Business of the Year award 2018.

Benefits to Legal & General:

  • Access to insight into SMEs.
  • National press and broadcast coverage.
  • A route to local stakeholders and businesses.
  • Raised the profile of Legal and General’s representatives.
  • Exposure to BCC’s advocacy work.
  • Positioned Legal and General as a credible voice of business.
  • Association with recognising and rewarding business achievement across the UK.
  • Association with a trusted champion of business represented across the UK.

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