Suffolk Chamber News
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With thousands of employees now likely to make a return to a ‘physical workspace’ over the coming months, what legacy shift might we see in terms of how work-life balance is acknowledged from both staff and employer perspective?
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce five new appointments to its Suffolk Business Women board from the worlds of shipping, mental health support, insurance, education, and business software.
After huge success in 2020, the New Anglia Growth Hub is thrilled to announce that they are continuing The Peer Networks Programme into its second year.
As a businesswoman operating in the recruitment space and as Chair of Suffolk Business Women ensuring equality is very much part of our MD, Michelle Pollard’s, DNA. “So many companies across the country embraces equality and diversity so well and yet organisations like Suffolk Business Women still have to exist because yes, this is still an issue. More and more companies accept that they do have to change the way that they attract female candidates into certain roles and sectors” says Michelle.
Ahead of International Women’s Day (8 March), Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is calling for local businesses to sign its pledge, committing to support better gender equality in the workplace.
NatWest and Getty Images have partnered to launch a nationwide campaign and competition to tackle stereotypes of female founders and help create a more inclusive visual landscape that shows entrepreneurs as they really are. You can find out more details, including how to enter, here.
The thirteenth Suffolk Chamber of Commerce survey into how its members are responding to the spread of the COVID-19 virus shows an accelerating momentum in the numbers of businesses re-opening and staff returning to productive work.
Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP, Dr Dan Poulter, has written to the Chancellor asking the Treasury to do more to help small businesses and those who may be slipping through the cracks of Government support.
A ‘love letter’ to Ipswich: Theatres & arts organisations celebrate an incredible two years of culture.
To mark National Student Volunteering Week, Citizens Advice Ipswich thanks University of Suffolk law student volunteers for their valuable contribution to our advice team.
Citizens Advice Ipswich is celebrating National Student Volunteering week (10-15 February) by thanking the University of Suffolk Law Students who use their time to help people face problems that may seem complicated or intimidating as part of our Advice Team at Tower Street.