Ethnic Businesses get togather for training

Over 130 people  from the Ethnic business  community attended a training event on Employment Law on Sunday, 26th October at Adams Park.This was organized by Wycombe Race Equality Council and  Asian Business Council in collaborative venture. Sajad Akhtar outlined the vision of the Asian Business Council , its history and aims and objectives to bring business togather to form a more cohesive community to everyones benefit Shahid Akhtar explained the role of the Wrec and how it provides a wide range of services and help to the local community.The event was sponsered by Peninsula who are specialists is Employment law as well as Heath and Safety in the workplace.

Mike Woolnough of Peninsula outlined the importance of the up to date legisatlation and made employers aware of the minefield on new laws which seem to arise on a regular basis. As this was a contstantly changing field, it is important to seek specialist advice early rather then once the problem has arisen.It is often overlooked that Adams Park is more then just a venue for  football and Rugby matches.  Steve Hayes, who is not just the Director of Wycombe Wanderers and part owner of London Wasps Rugby club, but is also a very successful bussinessman in his own right, explained how he wants the  stadium  to be used as a community facility .  He wants more people from the ethnic community to come to the matches as well as using the building for weddings, businesses events, functions , etc.

Lynn Cairns of Bucks  Economic and Learning Development Council organised a draw with Dave Evans  of WWFC contributing the prizes of  Wycombe Wanderers signed team shirts.  The top prize was a box to watch a Wycombe Wanderers’ home match with food provided.

The second half of the evening was hosted by the lead anchor for Sunrise Radio and traditional folk music followed by tasty spicy mixture of Asian food.