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 Manufacturers’ leader to outline options and opportunities for Suffolk firms
 Manufacturers’ leader to outline options and opportunities for Suffolk firms
Manufacturers’ leader to outline options and opportunities for Suffolk firms

The chief operating officer of the EEF, the trade body representing the UK’s manufacturing sector, is due to speak at a key lunch event next month, jointly hosted by Suffolk Chamber of Commerce and the Felixstowe Chamber of Trade and Commerce.

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BCC responds to result of meaningful vote
BCC responds to result of meaningful vote
BCC responds to result of meaningful vote

Responding to the Parliamentary defeat of the Meaningful Vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Suffolk chamber media statement: Brexit reaction and next steps
Suffolk chamber media statement: Brexit reaction and next steps
Suffolk chamber media statement: Brexit reaction and next steps

John Dugmore, chief executive, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce:

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New research and House of Commons reception: next big push for Suffolk’s A14 campaign
New research and House of Commons reception: next big push for Suffolk’s A14 campaign
New research and House of Commons reception: next big push for Suffolk’s A14 campaign

Campaigners looking to secure government investment at seven pinch points along the A14 in Suffolk are travelling down to London next week (23 January) to make the next big push for the £150m investment that will unlock significant economic growth, jobs and housing.

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Statement: Suffolk Chamber on the 'Meaningful Vote'
Statement: Suffolk Chamber on the 'Meaningful Vote'
Statement: Suffolk Chamber on the 'Meaningful Vote'
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Seeking clarity for business both in the UK and abroad is paramount to a successful Brexit outcome
Seeking clarity for business both in the UK and abroad is paramount to a successful Brexit outcome
Seeking clarity for business both in the UK and abroad is paramount to a successful Brexit outcome

Since the EU referendum, UK businesses and those that trade with them, have been operating under a cloud of uncertainty about what conditions they face in the future. The political ups and downs of 2018 have not helped in providing many answers.

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Brexit: the latest key points and information from the BCC
Brexit: the latest key points and information from the BCC
Brexit: the latest key points and information from the BCC

It is a time of great uncertainty for our business communities. We are focused on the practicalities of business preparation and highlighting the negative consequences of leaving the EU without a deal. 

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Sarah Howard MBE re-elected to revamped senior national position
Sarah Howard MBE re-elected to revamped senior national position
Sarah Howard MBE re-elected to revamped senior national position

Sarah Howard MBE, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s immediate past president, has been re-elected to an increasingly influential role at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), the UK’s leading business network and lobbying organisation.

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Sizewell C moves ahead with public consultation
Sizewell C moves ahead with public consultation
Sizewell C moves ahead with public consultation

The latest round of public consultation for a proposed new nuclear power station in Suffolk starts today.

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Survey: Suffolk business activity slows again, but most indices remain in positive territory
Survey: Suffolk business activity slows again, but most indices remain in positive territory
Survey: Suffolk business activity slows again, but most indices remain in positive territory

The latest figures from Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) for the final three months of 2018 shows a mixed picture as to how the county’s businesses are faring. In general terms, however, business activity and sentiment has continued to decline from earlier peaks, although the county is broadly in line in these regards compared with other parts of the eastern region in most cases.

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