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SNS2017 - Southern North Sea Conference & Exhibition

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.

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Bury St Edmunds Greater Ipswich Haverhill & District Lowestoft & Waveney Newmarket & District
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February Suffolk Chamber member benefit of the month
February Suffolk Chamber member benefit of the month
February Suffolk Chamber member benefit of the month
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Essential gas mains upgrade in Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, starts this month
Essential gas mains upgrade in Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, starts this month
Essential gas mains upgrade in Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, starts this month

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.

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Lowestoft & Waveney
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BERT Business Resilience Support Workshop

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.

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Lowestoft & Waveney
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Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project

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.

 

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Lowestoft & Waveney
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Budget submission: action needed on current ‘broken’ rates system
Budget submission: action needed on current ‘broken’ rates system
Budget submission: action needed on current ‘broken’ rates system

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.

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Suffolk Chamber meets Financial Secretary to the Treasury to press case for local businesses
Suffolk Chamber meets Financial Secretary to the Treasury to press case for local businesses
Suffolk Chamber meets Financial Secretary to the Treasury to press case for local businesses

“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.

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UK’s leading port operator becomes Suffolk Chamber’s 15th patron
UK’s leading port operator becomes Suffolk Chamber’s 15th patron
UK’s leading port operator becomes Suffolk Chamber’s 15th patron

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.

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BCC International Trade Survey: boost to exporting plans since Brexit vote
BCC International Trade Survey: boost to exporting plans since Brexit vote
BCC International Trade Survey: boost to exporting plans since Brexit vote

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.

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Massive business opportunities at Newmarket's biggest B2B event
Massive business opportunities at Newmarket's biggest B2B event
Massive business opportunities at Newmarket's biggest B2B event
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Newmarket & District
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