Suffolk Chamber News
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The RISE Awards - Research Innovation and Sustainability Enterprise 11th September 2019
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.
“The whole idea behind Suffolk Chamber’s Prestige Dinners is to provide the perfect environment within which our members and their guests can spend quality time together in first-class locations, over the best food and drink the county can offer whilst listening to some extraordinarily talented speakers.”
John Dugmore, Suffolk Chamber’s chief executive, was speaking during the announcement that the county’s leading business organisation had booked award-winning broadcaster and adventurer, Ben Fogle, as its next Prestige Dinner speaker, held exclusively for members of Suffolk Chamber and taking place on 19 September at Trinity Park, Ipswich.
Suffolk is to have its own medal and recipients can be nominated by any resident. The public are being asked to get involved to ensure that The Suffolk Medal is the most prestigious award that the whole County can bestow upon one of its own. Nominations will be considered by a team formed of Suffolk leaders.
Commenting on the Prime Minister's announcement she will seek to extend the Brexit deadline, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:
The latest figures from Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) for the first three months of 2019 show a worrying decline in activity and confidence against the backdrop of the Brexit process.
New figures released by EDF Energy demonstrate the potential of a new nuclear power station at Sizewell C to create local jobs and skills.
Associated British Ports’ Port of Lowestoft welcomed the Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) the Skandi Captain this week on its maiden call to the port.
Today, Monday 1st April 2019 marks a new era for local Government. It is the first day for East Suffolk Council - a brand new local authority replacing Suffolk Coastal and Waveney.
A high-powered team of leading Suffolk businesspeople took full advantage of pressing the county’s case at yesterday’s (28 March) British Chambers of Commerce annual conference, held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster.