Suffolk Chamber News
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“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.
“The figures revealed by the chancellor show the full impact of COVID19 on the UK economy.
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.
National restrictions continue to significantly affect businesses across the country and there is an enormous pressure on their financial situation.
Gareth Davies, Head of Sizewell C Supply Chain Engagement comments on SZC Consultation.
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.
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.
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.
Auction raises £406,000 for children and young people, across East Anglia, with disabilities and life-limiting illnesses
Added to this is a £100,000 donation, bringing the total raised to over half a million
Supported by John and Imogen Sheeran for GeeWizz and Zest charities
Rare memorabilia, original artworks and experiential lots donated from the worlds of music, visual arts, entertainment, sport and hospitality
Providing a lasting legacy for children, teenagers and young adults across East Anglia with disabilities, life-limiting illness and cancer
“Suffolk Chamber is pleased that the Government has listened to calls from us and other parts of the chamber network for the ongoing package of support for businesses, including the self-employed – although there are still those which have been left out in the cold.