BUSINESSES across the Braintree district will get the chance to network at a free breakfast event.

Braintree Council is staging the event where it will reveal information about grants available for projects in rural areas.

Speakers from various organisations will give advice on free business support as well as cyber security.

Council economic growth boss Frankie Ricci said: “This is a great opportunity for businesses to gather information about grants and the free business support programmes available to them.

"We have a wonderful line-up of speakers and there will be plenty of opportunities for businesses to take advantage of and capitalise on.

"This networking event also provides an opportunity for like-minded businesses to exchange ideas with each other as well as share their insights and thoughts with us too.”

The event is on Wednesday, November 8, from 8am to 11am at the Plaza Enterprise and Innovation Centre, Rutherford Park, Great Notley, CM77 7AU.

Businesses must reserve a spot at