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.
Suffolk web development specialists netXtra are pleased to announce the recent launch of a new dynamic website for BEVA (British Equine Veterinary Association), the Cambridgeshire based professional body representing over 2000 veterinary surgeons specialising in horse care.
On Thursday 15th October 2009, from 9.00am until 12.30pm, Paul Donno & Co Ltd and Nat West Bank Haverhill will be hosting a free workshop for local businesses at the Falcon Suite, Days Inn, Haverhill.
Rabies is the most deadly, and yet ironically, one of the most preventable diseases known to human kind. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than 55,000 human deaths occur each year. These statistics are an underestimate as rabies is often not reportable where the majority of human deaths occur.
A former journalist and news editor with a wealth of experience in promoting companies and organisations has set up her own public relations consultancy in Suffolk.
The “Flu Season” is nearly upon us again. This year, more than ever it is essential to be protected against the normal seasonal flu as the combination of swine flu and seasonal flu will be potentially devastating. We have managed to source the flu vaccine early in September 2009,so book your appointment now !; release of the swine flu vaccine is currently delayed although we are liaising with our distributors to establish a release date.
On Thursday 24th September at 6pm the Haverhill Chamber of Commerce will launch their new events programme for 2009/2010 with a highly topical subject for these challenging times – cash flow management and how to deal with the bank.
Local accountant Paul Donno, from Paul Donno & Co Ltd will join forces with Trevor Walker and John Rolls from the Haverhill branch of Nat West Bank to present at the event, which will take place at Samuel Ward Arts and Technology College in Haverhill.
As greater numbers of people travel to even more exotic and remote destinations – an estimated 600 million travellers cross international borders annually – the field of travel medicine has grown. Some studies suggest that only in the region of eight percent of travellers seek pre-travel risk advice. Many of these receive advice from practitioners ill-equipped to provide up to date and relevant information through lack of time or experience. In recent years the complexity of travel medicine has increased rapidly; with variations in patterns of drug resistance, changes in global infectious disease distribution, as well as a rise in the number of travellers with chronic health issues.
Visit one of our Specialist Nurses for advice on health and safety before you travel. here at The Travel Clinic Ltd, 10 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich 01473 225176. Your initial appointment will take about half an hour, to discuss possible risks and injections.
Suffolk business people are invited to St Elizabeth Hospice’s 20th anniversary ball.
The black-tie event will take place on Saturday 12th September 2009 at Trinity Park, Suffolk Showground, in Ipswich.
Following on from many recent high profile contract wins, Long Melford based website developers and designers netXtra has delivered a new website for ABTA - The Travel Association. The dynamic, interactive website plays an important part in ABTA’s corporate communications and in delivering sales prospects to members and showcasing the services that are available to them.
What is Cholera?
Cholera infection is caused by contaminated food or water which can occur commonly after floods or disruption to sanitation. Cholera causes a sudden onset of watery diarrhoea often accompanied by vomiting. One can pass as much as 22 liters of diarrhoea in 24 hours Travellers should always boil water for three minutes prior to drinking or even cleaning teeth with it. Ensuring food is cooked thoroughly is another preventative measure that can reduce risk of transmission.