Strategies and Policies

A strong foundation for success

This section includes all the district profile statistics, strategies and policies which influence the work of the service.

Broadband and digital connectivity are vital to the success of most businesses. Project Gigabit and Better Broadband for Suffolk are two schemes which have been vital in enabling future communications for economic growth in our area.

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils’ Economic Recovery Plan provides a direction for supporting businesses and communities. The plans outline the different initiatives designed to help businesses in the districts.

Both Councils are working with partners across the county and region towards making the county of Suffolk net zero by 2030. We are also working to support our communities, businesses, and residents to work towards achieving net zero.

These strong foundations support the Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils to help businesses across both districts to grow and prosper. We are passionate about the success of business in our area.

We are committed to helping our local economy through supporting local business to thrive, and to encourage investment in the area. Email the team directly, we are here to help your business. Stay in touch with business related information by signing up to the newsletter at the top of the page.