Suffolk Chamber News
The Suffolk Chamber is committed to serving the business community. We provide business information and news for our members and the local business community as one of the many ways we support business.
Becoming a member of the Suffolk Chamber provides business with an opportunity to be represented in the local business community. Attending events provides networking opportunities, our member discounts provide opportunity for savings on business costs and our commitment ensures we will support and represent all members.
“This was a great opportunity to project the county’s in-depth business expertise and leadership onto a national platform – one we fully took with both hands”.
Welcoming the Government’s announcement today of a £1 billion agreement to take 4G coverage to 95 per cent of the UK landmass by the end of 2025, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:
If you employ staff or have responsibility for HR, Gotelee Solicitors’ annual employment law update is a must for your diary.
Hosted by Andrew West and Marie Allen, partners in the employment team, this free event gives you practical employment law tips which will benefit your business or organisation.
Business leader Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE has today (Thursday 5th March) been elected President of the British Chambers of Commerce.
I am delighted to announce that this year "Mayor's Charity Ball" will be on SATURDAY, 21st MARCH 2020 at the Town Hall and Corn Exchange in Ipswich, and tickets are priced at £60.00 per person.
“We welcome some of the Government’s proposed immigration reforms – not least those that relate to skilled workers, including the reduction in the salary threshold.
“However, the lack of any route for so-called low skilled workers coming into the country and the lack of a meaningful transition period to allow businesses to adapt is likely to cause concerns in many sectors of the local economy. There may well be resulting negative impacts in the health and social care and hospitality sectors and even with an expansion in the relevant seasonal workers’ scheme, many agricultural and horticultural businesses are likely to face ongoing labour shortages.”
Presenter, writer and broadcaster Clare Balding has been confirmed as the guest speaker at the next Suffolk Chamber of Commerce Prestige Dinner to be held on 17 September 2020 at Milsoms Kesgrave.
A ‘love letter’ to Ipswich: Theatres & arts organisations celebrate an incredible two years of culture.
Once again, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be joint headline sponsor, with EDF Energy, of the Suffolk Business Awards run by the EADT and sponsor of the Business of the Year Award.
To mark National Student Volunteering Week, Citizens Advice Ipswich thanks University of Suffolk law student volunteers for their valuable contribution to our advice team.
Citizens Advice Ipswich is celebrating National Student Volunteering week (10-15 February) by thanking the University of Suffolk Law Students who use their time to help people face problems that may seem complicated or intimidating as part of our Advice Team at Tower Street.