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Chamber survey: access to Government help improving  – but significant issues remain
Chamber survey: access to Government help improving  – but significant issues remain
Chamber survey: access to Government help improving – but significant issues remain

The fifth weekly Suffolk Chamber of Commerce survey into how its members are responding to the spread of the COVID-19 virus suggests that access to promised Government funding is improving after a shaky start.

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COVID-19: businesses struggling to access Government help  – Chamber urges improved assistance
COVID-19: businesses struggling to access Government help  – Chamber urges improved assistance
COVID-19: businesses struggling to access Government help – Chamber urges improved assistance

The fourth weekly Suffolk Chamber of Commerce survey into how its members are responding to the spread of the COVID-19 virus suggests that the promised Government schemes to assist businesses need to be both simplified and extended to include more types of companies.

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COVID-19: third survey shows impact at a new peak – Chamber calls for step up in delivering cashflow help
COVID-19: third survey shows impact at a new peak – Chamber calls for step up in delivering cashflow help
COVID-19: third survey shows impact at a new peak – Chamber calls for step up in delivering cashflow help

The third weekly Suffolk Chamber of Commerce survey into how its members are responding to the spread of the COVID-19 virus suggests a steady increase in most issues, with worries about ongoing lost income the overriding concern of the respondents.

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Suffolk Chamber statement on the Chancellor's latest announcement
Suffolk Chamber statement on the Chancellor's latest announcement
Suffolk Chamber statement on the Chancellor's latest announcement

John Dugmore, chief executive, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce:

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 COVID-19: Second business survey shows impact is widening and deepening
 COVID-19: Second business survey shows impact is widening and deepening
COVID-19: Second business survey shows impact is widening and deepening

The second weekly Suffolk Chamber of Commerce survey into how its members are responding to the spread of the COVID-19 virus reveals a deepening and widening in the impact of the epidemic. In response, Suffolk Chamber has repeated its call for the Government to be more ambitious in its business bailout plans.

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Suffolk Chamber media statement:  response to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's announcements
Suffolk Chamber media statement:  response to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's announcements
Suffolk Chamber media statement: response to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's announcements

“Rishi Sunak’s announcements certainly involve big numbers in order to boost business confidence and support over the medium-term through loan guarantees.

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Coronavirus/COVID-19
Coronavirus/COVID-19
Coronavirus/COVID-19

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce understands how worried many businesses are about the ongoing impact of #Coronavrius/COVID-19. 

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Budget 2020: much to welcome for Suffolk businesses
Budget 2020: much to welcome for Suffolk businesses
Budget 2020: much to welcome for Suffolk businesses

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce welcomes yesterday’s budget, with some positive steps for the county’s business community.

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BCC responds to interest rate cut
BCC responds to interest rate cut
BCC responds to interest rate cut

Responding to the Bank of England’s announcement that interest rates will be cut from 0.75% to 0.25% in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:

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COVID-19: majority of Suffolk businesses already affected, worried about long-term impact
COVID-19: majority of Suffolk businesses already affected, worried about long-term impact
COVID-19: majority of Suffolk businesses already affected, worried about long-term impact

A Suffolk Chamber of Commerce survey into how its members are responding to the spread of the COVID-19 virus reveals that the whilst majority have already been affected, most are coping reasonably well by making short-term adaptations. However, many have real concerns as to the impact of the virus over the next few months.

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