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