THERE is a real business buzz at BCoT on Friday mornings.

The college, in Worting Road, has started to host weekly meetings for Basingstoke Business Club, from 7.30am to 9am.

Club chairman Hugh Schoenemann said: “We’re delighted that BCoT is hosting our breakfast meetings. “They’ve provided an excellent facility for us that brings local businesses together to promote their services and products. It also allows us to help students understand what’s involved in running a business.”

Geoff Roy, BCoT’s business and commercial development manager, who is an advocate of business networking and keen for students to utilise the link, said: “Our students can benefit from the knowledge of the experienced members in this group, and it allows us to promote our apprenticeships and training solutions to the business community in Basingstoke and the surrounding district.”