Categories Selected
Chamber News
Local election results & summary 2019 – Suffolk*
Local election results & summary 2019 – Suffolk*
Local election results & summary 2019 – Suffolk*

Politics in the UK is fractured, more so than ever since the 2016 EU referendum, and the local election results across the UK in 2019 certainly demonstrate the fracturing of traditional political support. Across the country, the main two parties have suffered significant losses, although the Conservatives fared worse, with many political commentators believing that this is a reflection of the inability of both the Conservatives and Labour to deliver Brexit.

read article
Chamber News
Sweco acquires UK based MLM Group
Sweco acquires UK based MLM Group
Sweco acquires UK based MLM Group

Sweco has signed an agreement to acquire MLM Group, a UK engineering consultancy with services primarily within buildings, transportation infrastructure and environment, predominately located in South East England.

read article
Chamber News
Mentoring Circle Initiative - Department for Work and Pensions
Mentoring Circle Initiative - Department for Work and Pensions
Mentoring Circle Initiative - Department for Work and Pensions

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) aim is to encourage local employers and partners to support young job seekers, by mentoring them for a total of 6 hours over a 3 week period (although this can be flexible) ideally at a business premises, however space is available at Ipswich Job Centre. The sessions will give insight to these young job seekers on how to succeed in life and be better prepared for their careers.

read article
Chamber News
Lake Lothing Third Crossing Supplier Communication Event
Lake Lothing Third Crossing Supplier Communication Event
Lake Lothing Third Crossing Supplier Communication Event

Your business is invited to the first Lake Lothing Third Crossing Supplier Communication event.

read article
Chamber News
Oakmere Solutions celebrates 10 successful years in boosting the heritage sector
Oakmere Solutions celebrates 10 successful years in boosting the heritage sector
Oakmere Solutions celebrates 10 successful years in boosting the heritage sector

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce member and heritage sector consultancy, Oakmere Solutions Ltd., is celebrating its tenth anniversary this month. The company, which provides a range of services primarily but not exclusively to the heritage sector, was formed by directors Dr Peter Funnell and Dr Sharon Goddard in May 2009 to support the growth in heritage related developments across the UK.

read article
Chamber News
Investment in infrastructure is vital to UK and Suffolk growth and prosperity
Investment in infrastructure is vital to UK and Suffolk growth and prosperity
Investment in infrastructure is vital to UK and Suffolk growth and prosperity

Commenting on yesterday’s (13 May) National Infrastructure Commission’s letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on infrastructure planning and investment, John Dugmore, chief executive of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, said:

read article
Chamber News
“Call to Action” to Recognise and Reward Business Excellence in Suffolk
“Call to Action” to Recognise and Reward Business Excellence in Suffolk
“Call to Action” to Recognise and Reward Business Excellence in Suffolk

A major campaign across Suffolk to win national recognition for business success and enterprise moves up a gear this week. 

Applications are now open for The Queen’s Award for Enterprise, and a record number of businesses in the county have registered their interest to apply. 

read article
Chamber News
New accredited business programme launched
New accredited business programme launched
New accredited business programme launched

A newly recognised continuous professional development (CPD) programme for business advisers has been launched, thanks to a partnership between Suffolk Chamber of Commerce and the New Anglia Compliance Partnership.

read article
Chamber News
RISE awards open for sponsorship
RISE awards open for sponsorship
RISE awards open for sponsorship

The RISE Awards - Research Innovation and Sustainability Enterprise 11th September 2019

read article
Chamber News
Brexit Business Advisers needed
Brexit Business Advisers needed
Brexit Business Advisers needed

Everyone has their opinion about Brexit – but a first of its kind scheme is looking for two people to give professional advice to Suffolk businesses that would help them not only survive but flourish during this time of uncertainty.

read article