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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.