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Suffolk Chamber business survey: improvements continue, but long-term plan is needed
Suffolk Chamber business survey: improvements continue, but long-term plan is needed
Suffolk Chamber business survey: improvements continue, but long-term plan is needed

The latest figures from Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) – for the last three months of 2020 - shows that the rebound from the previous quarter has continued, albeit at a slower pace, prompting the business body to redouble its calls for a 12-month Government support package.

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Suffolk Chamber's statement on the third national lockdown
Suffolk Chamber's statement on the third national lockdown
Suffolk Chamber's statement on the third national lockdown

“Suffolk’s business community is crying out for the Government to get a strategic grip on the COVID19 pandemic and its devastating economic and social consequences.

“Today’s £4bn support package announced by Rishi Sunak will certainly go some way to reducing the full impact of the new lockdown on businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors in the short-term.

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Suffolk Chamber's reaction to the tiers
Suffolk Chamber's reaction to the tiers
Suffolk Chamber's reaction to the tiers

“Being placed in Tier 2 was what most Suffolk businesses were probably expecting. This does represent progress on the national lockdown situation for many businesses in the hospitality, retail, leisure and personal care sectors. But we seem to be many months away from a return to full-on trading conditions.

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Suffolk Chamber responds to chancellor's announcement
Suffolk Chamber responds to chancellor's announcement
Suffolk Chamber responds to chancellor's announcement

“The figures revealed by the chancellor show the full impact of COVID19 on the UK economy.

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Lowestoft’s Gull Wing secures Government approval, work to start in the new year
Lowestoft’s Gull Wing secures Government approval, work to start in the new year
Lowestoft’s Gull Wing secures Government approval, work to start in the new year

Construction of Lowestoft’s Gull Wing will get underway early in 2021, following final approval of the scheme today (Wednesday 25 November 2020) by the Government.

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Businesses are Taking Back Control with Smart Meters
Businesses are Taking Back Control with Smart Meters
Businesses are Taking Back Control with Smart Meters

National restrictions continue to significantly affect businesses across the country and there is an enormous pressure on their financial situation. 

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Gareth Davies comments on Sizewell C's latest Public Consultation
Gareth Davies comments on Sizewell C's latest Public Consultation
Gareth Davies comments on Sizewell C's latest Public Consultation

Gareth Davies, Head of Sizewell C Supply Chain Engagement comments on SZC Consultation.

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Innovation Grant Mentoring Project
Innovation Grant Mentoring Project
Innovation Grant Mentoring Project

A new programme is launching in Norfolk & Suffolk to help owners of small to medium sized businesses to apply for innovation grants to support their business.

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BT small business support scheme
BT small business support scheme
BT small business support scheme

BT have launched a Small Business Support Scheme, introducing a range of new measures to help small business boost their connectivity, cash flow and confidence – key concerns which have been identified by recent research from Small Business Britain and BT Skills For Tomorrow.

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Suffolk businesses gain ‘UK Business Hero’ status
Suffolk businesses gain ‘UK Business Hero’ status
Suffolk businesses gain ‘UK Business Hero’ status

14 members of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce have received recognition for the extraordinary work they did in contributing to the fight against COVID19 during the first national lockdown earlier in the year – and are continuing to do nine months on.

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