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Back to Work…But With a Sharpened Focus on Equality?
Back to Work…But With a Sharpened Focus on Equality?
Back to Work…But With a Sharpened Focus on Equality?

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?

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Suffolk Chamber’s Suffolk Business Women announces new members for its board
Suffolk Chamber’s Suffolk Business Women announces new members for its board
Suffolk Chamber’s Suffolk Business Women announces new members for its board

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.

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Peer Networks Programme back and ready to support SMEs across Suffolk & Norfolk
Peer Networks Programme back and ready to support SMEs across Suffolk & Norfolk
Peer Networks Programme back and ready to support SMEs across Suffolk & Norfolk

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.

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Central Suffolk Ipswich Lowestoft & Waveney Suffolk Business Women Suffolk Chamber International West Suffolk
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Hidden Bias in Job Adverts
Hidden Bias in Job Adverts
Hidden Bias in Job Adverts

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. 

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Suffolk Chamber’s ambitious new target to sign up 100 businesses to its Gender Equality Business Pledge
Suffolk Chamber’s ambitious new target to sign up 100 businesses to its Gender Equality Business Pledge
Suffolk Chamber’s ambitious new target to sign up 100 businesses to its Gender Equality Business Pledge

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.

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Natwest Business - Female Focus: #BeTheRoleModel
Natwest Business - Female Focus: #BeTheRoleModel
Natwest Business - Female Focus: #BeTheRoleModel

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.

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Chamber survey: “the great return” underway, but worries about staff health come to the fore
Chamber survey: “the great return” underway, but worries about staff health come to the fore
Chamber survey: “the great return” underway, but worries about staff health come to the fore

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.

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West Suffolk Council: car park review survey
West Suffolk Council: car park review survey
West Suffolk Council: car park review survey

West Suffolk Council is carrying out a review of car parks across the district, the first review to be carried out in four years.

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West Suffolk
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LAUNCH OF NEW ANGLIA SCALE UP & HIGH GROWTH PROGRAMME
LAUNCH OF NEW ANGLIA SCALE UP & HIGH GROWTH PROGRAMME
LAUNCH OF NEW ANGLIA SCALE UP & HIGH GROWTH PROGRAMME

The New Anglia Scale Up and High Growth Programme is a free dedicated programme to allow businesses with high growth potential reach their goals and scale up their business for success. The programme will allow you to access and network with like-minded peers at focused events and key advice and support.

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Ipswich Lowestoft & Waveney West Suffolk
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Highways England - Better Journeys on Better Roads, August roadshows

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.

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Ipswich Lowestoft & Waveney West Suffolk
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