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Wallis Shipping Office Move – New Address
Wallis Shipping Office Move – New Address
Wallis Shipping Office Move – New Address

If lockdown hadn’t been busy enough for Wallis, we’ve chosen this time to move our head office. We’re not going far and are moving less than 2 miles away to the South Suffolk/North Essex border, to the village of Langham, just outside of Colchester. 

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“Three of the best”: new chairs for key Suffolk Chamber boards revealed
“Three of the best”: new chairs for key Suffolk Chamber boards revealed
“Three of the best”: new chairs for key Suffolk Chamber boards revealed

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, the county’s leading business organisation has announced three new chairs for a number of its local and issue-specific committees.

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KEEPING YOUR BUSINESS ACTIVITIES GOING THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
KEEPING YOUR BUSINESS ACTIVITIES GOING THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
KEEPING YOUR BUSINESS ACTIVITIES GOING THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

This note sets out guidance that is available to support businesses in re-opening / operating safely - helping maintain your activities while also reducing the risk of spreading infection. 

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Chamber survey: more businesses re-opening, but job worries remain
Chamber survey: more businesses re-opening, but job worries remain
Chamber survey: more businesses re-opening, but job worries remain

The sixteenth Suffolk Chamber of Commerce survey into how its members are responding to the spread of the COVID-19 virus reaffirms the ongoing steady re-opening of much of the Suffolk business community.

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Suffolk New College: Employer Webinar Invitation
Suffolk New College: Employer Webinar Invitation
Suffolk New College: Employer Webinar Invitation

Investing in the workforce - recent government initiatives explored.

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BCC responds to Prime Minister’s speech setting out next steps in Coronavirus response
BCC responds to Prime Minister’s speech setting out next steps in Coronavirus response
BCC responds to Prime Minister’s speech setting out next steps in Coronavirus response

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech today (17 July), setting out the next steps in England’s Coronavirus response, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:

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Once in a century opportunity for Lowestoft secured
Once in a century opportunity for Lowestoft secured
Once in a century opportunity for Lowestoft secured

East Suffolk Council is celebrating an incredible award of over £43 million by the Government - a 'once in a century' opportunity to deliver tidal flood walls and a tidal barrier to protect and safeguard the future of Lowestoft.

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Impact of COVID-19 laid bare in stark Suffolk business survey – but recovery begins
Impact of COVID-19 laid bare in stark Suffolk business survey – but recovery begins
Impact of COVID-19 laid bare in stark Suffolk business survey – but recovery begins

The latest figures from Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) – for the second three months of 2020 - shows the overwhelming and negative impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on the county’s business community.

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Suffolk Chamber media statement: Project Speed
Suffolk Chamber media statement: Project Speed
Suffolk Chamber media statement: Project Speed

“Build, Build, Build is a good headline, but unless the A14 in Suffolk - Britain’s Premier Trade Route, is specifically upgraded to support the country’s international trade push, then UK exporters and importers will be left disappointed by the Government’s rationale.

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Phase 1 of Industrial Energy Transformation Fund launched to support businesses on path to Net Zero
Phase 1 of Industrial Energy Transformation Fund launched to support businesses on path to Net Zero
Phase 1 of Industrial Energy Transformation Fund launched to support businesses on path to Net Zero

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), in collaboration with Innovate UK, has today launched Phase 1 of the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF).

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