A NEW specialist advisor has been brought in to help boost business in Tendring.

Andy Brouard has taken on Tendring Council’s new business advisor role, which is aimed at helping to understand what help and advice firms need to help the district’s economy to grow.

The newly-created job, within the council’s regeneration team, will look to establish better communication with companies and to help local firms develop.

Mr Brouard, 47, said: “I am here to listen to our business community so that the council can deliver tangible support which meets the specific needs of firms in Tendring.

Mr Brouard comes fom the banking sector, where he worked for 25 years, dealing with both large and small firms.

Any company wanting to make contact with Mr Brouard can call him on 01255 686352 or by emailing abrouard@tendringdc.gov.uk.