TOPICAL business issues will be discussed at a breakfast networking meeting organised by South Lakeland District Council.

The Business 2 Business session includes talks on how to get customers to pay on time, debt recovery, the latest news on business rates and the work of Lancaster University Managment School.

An authority spokeswoman said: “These events help the council engage with businesses and provide a forum for businesses to discuss issues that directly affect them. They also provide attendees with an ideal opportunity to network with other businesses and make new contacts.”

The event, at Kendal Town Hall on March 13, is open to all South Lakeland businesses, including those wanting to re-locate to this area.

Registration, breakfast buffet and networking will take place between 9.15am and 9.45am, followed by the main meeting. For further details and to register please visit: Places are limited to two attendees per company.