Suffolk Chamber News
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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.
The General Election has come whilst the report following the Public Examination lies on the desk of the Secretary of State for Transport, whose decision whether to grant consent to build the bridge was expected in early December 2019.
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, the county's leading business organisation, yesterday (19 November) successfully launched its newest branch and its manifesto for action in front of a packed audience at an event hosted by Finborough Hall.
The organisation charged with making Lowestoft town centre as attractive as possible to residents and visitors alike has stepped up its campaign to dissuade gulls and other bird species from ruining their experience.
Lowestoft Sixth Form College has confirmed it will merge with East Coast College to create a larger, more financially resilient organisation while maintaining high quality sixth form provision for students in the town.
This year’s East of England Energy Group (EEEGR)’s Southern North Sea Conference on 28 February will see ABP showcase the broad range of business development opportunities available at the Port of Lowestoft as East of England’s new Energy Hub.
Suffolk County Council are running a public consultation between Monday 4th September to Monday 16th October 2017 seeking the views on a new crossing over Lake Lothing.
Highways England will be hosting a series of roadshows to engage with road users and local communities about upcoming road maintenance and minor improvement works beginning in autumn 2017.
The roadshows will take place during the week commencing 14th August 2017.
Waveney District Council are proposing to implement a local business rates relief scheme for those businesses affected by the recent rates revaluation. They are looking for input and views to help shape the eligibility criteria being proposed and the process for assessing any applications for those businesses looking for relief.