Suffolk Chamber News
The Suffolk Chamber is committed to serving the business community. We provide business information and news for our members and the local business community as one of the many ways we support business.
Becoming a member of the Suffolk Chamber provides business with an opportunity to be represented in the local business community. Attending events provides networking opportunities, our member discounts provide opportunity for savings on business costs and our commitment ensures we will support and represent all members.
The Southern North Sea Conference & Exhibition hosted by EEEGR, is the most important event for the energy sector in the East of England.
EEEGR's two day flagship event will be the largest conference and exhibition they have ever delivered attracting upwards of 700 delegates from across the industry and supply chain.
Work is about to begin on replacing the ageing gas mains in Bridge Road, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft.
Traffic management, diversions and parking bay suspensions will be needed during the works.
Community charity Groundwork Suffolk & Norfolk will be holding a workshop in Lowestoft to help you develop your business resilience plan. In light of recent extreme weather conditions and flooding, being prepared and having appropriate resilience plans in place is more important now than ever.
The Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project was set up to help reduce the risk of flooding to existing homes and businesses and to support the economic growth and regeneration of Lowestoft.
The first Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project newsletter has been issued to give an insight into the project and what happens next.
Ahead of the Chancellor’s Spring Budget on 8th March, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s national body, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), is urging the Government to get to grips with reforming the business rates system.
“It was useful to look the minister in the eye and directly convey to her the concerns of many of our members on a number of key issues, especially with regards to the current business rates revaluation.”
Stephen Britt, board member of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, was speaking after attending a roundtable meeting on Wednesday (1st February) with Jane Ellison MP, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, and British Chamber of Commerce’s Director General, Dr Adam Marshall plus representatives from other chambers within the British Chambers of Commerce network.
Associated British Ports (ABP), which operates 21 ports in the UK including those at Ipswich and Lowestoft, has announced that it is has become Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s latest patron – the 15th such arrangement.
The results of an international trade survey carried out by Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s national body show that over a third (36%) of UK businesses plan on putting more resources into exporting to the European market over the next five years.