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.
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.
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has announced it is taking part in Talk Money Week, an annual awareness campaign run by the Money and Pensions Service to encourage everyone to open up about their money and pensions.
More than 50 representatives of companies across Suffolk, Norfolk and the wider region were given a chance to show how they could be a part of the Sizewell C project at an online event for would-be suppliers.
Suffolk charity GeeWizz today announces the very special gift of an artwork created and donated by Ed Sheeran to the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction. The colourful abstract painting, Dab 2 2020, is the first and only painting Ed has ever made available for sale. It is now open for bids.
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Small businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk have been encouraged to sign up for a new free Government-funded programme to grow and develop their organisation for future success.
Dr. Adam Marshall, director-general of the British Chambers of Commerce:
“This is a very significant improvement in the support available to businesses struggling with the impact of increasing restrictions across the UK.
Shoppers can now enjoy the very best of Sudbury from the comfort of their front room as the new look Virtual High Street opens its “doors”.
With over 50 high street shops, cafes, market traders and businesses signed up, the Sudbury Virtual High Street provides a single online location for shoppers to access local shops and restaurants while at home or on the move before they visit the high street in person.