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General Election manifesto launched by Suffolk Chamber: candidates urged to back it
General Election manifesto launched by Suffolk Chamber: candidates urged to back it
General Election manifesto launched by Suffolk Chamber: candidates urged to back it

Avoiding a no-deal Brexit and delivering an urgent confidence boost through action on infrastructure, immigration, skills and business costs must be at the forefront of the next government’s agenda according to Suffolk Chamber of Commerce as it backed the newly-launched British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) General Election Manifesto.

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“Aspirational” business charter aims to raise awareness of gender equality
“Aspirational” business charter aims to raise awareness of gender equality
“Aspirational” business charter aims to raise awareness of gender equality

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, the voice of business in the county, has launched a Gender Equality in Business Charter – and is urging local businesses to sign up to its aspirations.

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Improving Workplace Health summit: business toolkit launched
Improving Workplace Health summit: business toolkit launched
Improving Workplace Health summit: business toolkit launched

Over 130 delegates packed the John Bray Theatre at BT’s Adastral Park campus last Friday (1 November) to celebrate the launch of the Building a Resilient County’ toolkit, written by businesses to help other businesses improve the health and wellbeing of their staff.

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Gotelee Solicitors LLP welcomes new Dispute Resolution Partner to commercial team
Gotelee Solicitors LLP welcomes new Dispute Resolution Partner to commercial team
Gotelee Solicitors LLP welcomes new Dispute Resolution Partner to commercial team

The Partners and staff are delighted to welcome Andrew Breckenridge to the firm from 4 November 2019.  Andrew joins as an owner of Gotelee Solicitors LLP and has more than 25 years’ experience in commercial dispute resolution and finance litigation.  He has relocated from Leeds, where he had been a national firm’s Head of Banking Litigation for 7 years.

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4G rural network plan “another campaign success for Chamber network”
4G rural network plan “another campaign success for Chamber network”
4G rural network plan “another campaign success for Chamber network”

Plans announced last week by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport for a £1 billion deal with the mobile phone industry to banish rural no-spots has been welcomed by Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, which has taken a leading regional role in the campaign.

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Improving Workplace Health summit: the perfect showcase for Suffolk’s leading role
Improving Workplace Health summit: the perfect showcase for Suffolk’s leading role
Improving Workplace Health summit: the perfect showcase for Suffolk’s leading role

Suffolk’s business community is looking forward to a ground-breaking summit that will further establish the county’s reputation as a national leader in health and wellbeing in the workplace best practice.

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Suffolk Chamber signs up to Armed Forces Covenant
Suffolk Chamber signs up to Armed Forces Covenant
Suffolk Chamber signs up to Armed Forces Covenant

The county’s leading business organisation has today (18 October) been recognised as a supporter of the Armed Forces Covenant.

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National business body elects first Suffolk representative as chair
National business body elects first Suffolk representative as chair
National business body elects first Suffolk representative as chair

Sarah Howard MBE, a past president of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, yesterday (16 October) achieved two historic firsts by being elected as the chair of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

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Suffolk Chamber media statement: Brexit deal announcement
Suffolk Chamber media statement: Brexit deal announcement
Suffolk Chamber media statement: Brexit deal announcement

John Dugmore, chief executive of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce:

“The Suffolk business community is very much aware of the huge efforts by UK and EU negotiators to reach an agreement.

 

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“Doing it differently” defines latest Invest in Suffolk Ambassadors’ event
“Doing it differently” defines latest Invest in Suffolk Ambassadors’ event
“Doing it differently” defines latest Invest in Suffolk Ambassadors’ event

Over 100 leading business people attended the latest Invest in Suffolk Ambassadors’ event last Friday (4 October) hosted by Ipswich Town Football Club, to celebrate local business achievements over the past year and to outline their plans for the future.

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