Essex: Ultimo founder Michelle Mone at Anglia Ruskin University Building Business Success event

Businesswoman Michelle Mone with Simon Daly, left, knowledge transfer manager at Anglia Ruskin Unive

Businesswoman Michelle Mone with Simon Daly, left, knowledge transfer manager at Anglia Ruskin University, and Prof Gary Packham, Deputy Dean (Research and Development) at the Lord Ashcroft International Business School, at the Building Business Success event - Credit: Archant

MORE than 100 business people from around Essex attended a Building Business Success event hosted by Anglia Ruskin University at which the speakers included lingerie entrepreneur Michelle Mone.

The founder of Ultimo delivered the keynote address at the event, held at the university’s Chelmsford campus, with Lord Parry Mitchell, shadow spokesman for Business, Innovation and Skills, also among the speakers.

There were also presentations from Chelmsford-based business experts Team Results, Anglia Ruskin’s knowledge transfer manager, Simon Daly, and Carole Randall, programme manager for the Low Carbon KEEP programme at Anglia Ruskin, which offers funding opportunities for SMEs.

Donations from those attending the event raised more than £800 for the Essex Air Ambulance.