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Highways England - Better Journeys on Better Roads, August roadshows
Highways England - Better Journeys on Better Roads, August roadshows
Highways England - Better Journeys on Better Roads, August roadshows

Highways England will be hosting a series of roadshows to engage with road users and local communities about upcoming road maintenance and minor improvement works beginning in autumn 2017.

The roadshows will take place during the week commencing 14th August 2017.

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Bury St Edmunds Greater Ipswich Haverhill & District Lowestoft & Waveney Newmarket & District
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Views being sought on local business rates relief scheme

 

Waveney District Council are proposing to implement a local business rates relief scheme for those businesses affected by the recent rates revaluation. They are looking for input and views to help shape the eligibility criteria being proposed and the process for assessing any applications for those businesses looking for relief. 

 

 

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Lowestoft & Waveney
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Suffolk Libraries - looking for a new chief executive
Suffolk Libraries - looking for a new chief executive
Suffolk Libraries - looking for a new chief executive
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“High point” of Suffolk business networking sees 200-plus attend
“High point” of Suffolk business networking sees 200-plus attend
“High point” of Suffolk business networking sees 200-plus attend

Over 200 guests had a “high old time” last Thursday (20 July) as they attended Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s largest business networking event of the year on the rooftop of the Willis Tower Watson building in central Ipswich.

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Suffolk Chamber’s first-ever international trade Apprentice lands a key permanent role
Suffolk Chamber’s first-ever international trade Apprentice lands a key permanent role
Suffolk Chamber’s first-ever international trade Apprentice lands a key permanent role

Suffolk’s leading business organisation, one of whose four strategic aims is to improve the county’s skills base, has confirmed that Rachel Cornes, its first-ever international business & events Apprentice, has accepted a new permanent role in the organisation.

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Record response rate survey shows Suffolk businesses doing well, but longer-term worries remain
Record response rate survey shows Suffolk businesses doing well, but longer-term worries remain
Record response rate survey shows Suffolk businesses doing well, but longer-term worries remain

A detailed investigation into the current levels of activity among Suffolk businesses and their prospects for the future shows a generally positive picture for the county’s wealth creators.

Over 200 Suffolk firms contributed to the British Chamber of Commerce’s (BCC) Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) for the period April to June 2017 – the largest response rate for several years.

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Business Awards 2017 are open for entries!
Business Awards 2017 are open for entries!
Business Awards 2017 are open for entries!

The Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Lowestoft & Waveney Business Awards gives you the opportunity to enter your business for an award or nominate another business or individual that you feel deserves the recognition. There are a wide variety of categories to choose from and you can enter as many as you like, for free!

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Lowestoft & Waveney
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Want to get the inside view on the economy’s prospects? Come and meet the Bank of England
Want to get the inside view on the economy’s prospects? Come and meet the Bank of England
Want to get the inside view on the economy’s prospects? Come and meet the Bank of England

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is offering an opportunity for local businesses to get an insider’s view of the country’s economic prospects at a lunch event with a senior representative of the Bank of England.

Suffolk Chamber is hosting its annual Bank of England networking lunch at which guest speaker Phil Eckersley, Agent in the South East & East Anglia, Bank of England, will be speaking.

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Dan Poulter media release: improvements to A140 move a step closer with support from Suffolk MP
Dan Poulter media release: improvements to A140 move a step closer with support from Suffolk MP
Dan Poulter media release: improvements to A140 move a step closer with support from Suffolk MP

Member of Parliament for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, Dr Dan Poulter, has today welcomed the news that a bid for funding to improve the A140 near Eye Airfield has been submitted to the Department for Transport.

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Top Suffolk business groups agree on closer working arrangements
Top Suffolk business groups agree on closer working arrangements
Top Suffolk business groups agree on closer working arrangements

Two of Suffolk’s leading business bodies have agreed on a closer working arrangement to both better benefit their respective members and to add weight to their campaigning and lobbying initiatives.

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