#FSBConnect is back after the summer break all refreshed and ready for the busiest time for business. 


  • 12pm arrivals, networking and light lunch provided
  • 12:30pm FSB update and welcome, round the room introductions. Share what you do and what you’re looking for – why not bring a product, prop or pictures to bring your business or to life! Don’t forget to bring lots of business cards
  • 12:45pm This month Martin Bloom, partner at Hegarty Solicitors, will give you an update from the last 12 months of employment law drawing on cases of particular interest to small businesses
  • 2pm Event Close

About Speaker

Martin Bloom is the head of the Employment Law Department and a partner at Hegarty Solicitors. Also an Employment Judge, Martin’s extensive experience means he can provide in-depth advice in all areas of employment law including employment contracts, consultancy agreements, unfair dismissal and discrimination claims as well as representation at Employment Tribunals.

Martin is a member of the Industrial Law Society and the Employment Lawyers Association and is also the author of ‘Bullying and Stress in the Workplace – an Employer’s and Employee’s Guide’.

About #FSBConnect

#FSBConnect aims to support all types of business and those interested in starting a business, with information, networking and support. All are welcome to this event which aims to showcase the great quality of ‘what we’ve got’ in Rutland and why there’s Multum in Parvo – much in little!

Event Background

This event is organised with the support of Rutland County Council’s Economic Development team and aims to provide support for local businesses. FSB lobby and campaign on business issues and they may be  able to help, and Economic Development & Tourism Manager James Frieland will be attending to update on any current support available to local businesses, so let the organisers know what’s affecting you.

To register your attendance for this event, please follow the link provided on the right hand side. Alternatively, to contact the organiser directly, please use the contact information also provided on the right hand side.