PUBLISHED: 12:23 12 March 2019 | UPDATED: 12:23 12 March 2019 Sarah Chambers From left, Stephen Britt, Councillor Nick Gowrley, Catherine Johnson, Graham Abbey, Cllr Gerard Brewster, Cllr John Ward and Cllr Simon Barrett Picture: DAVID GARRAD David Garrad Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is hoping to beef up its presence in the centre of the county with a new business group. The chamber, which is member-led, wants to improve business support and representation across the Babergh and Mid Suffolk areas of the county by creating a Central Suffolk subsidiary to mirror its business support network in west and east Suffolk.It aims to recruit businesses to a local board and draw up a manifesto over the next few months to drive the direction of the new body, with a formal manifesto launch planned for autumn 2019. MORE – All smiles for cheese shop as it scoops accolade at national ‘Shop of the Year’ awardsSuffolk Chamber is organised into a number of … [Read more...] about Businesses urged to get behind new Central Suffolk chamber branch
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Poll PUBLISHED: 17:37 28 November 2018 | UPDATED: 17:46 28 November 2018 Jessica Hill A snap poll completed by 169 members of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has indicated that a bare majority of those replying backed the Government’s Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration – albeit with some concerns. Suffolk Chamber conducted the snap poll last Friday, asking participants to reveal how they felt about the ongoing Brexit saga. While 51% opted for ‘Get on with it’, 24% said they had ‘serious reservations.’ 10% opted for ‘Outright rejection’ and 6% for ‘Outright support.’ John Dugmore, chief executive of Suffolk Chamber, said “this survey indicates that there is still a broad range of opinions among our membership on this crucial issue. “Whilst this particular survey hints at a slim majority for the Government’s plans over other options, from conversations that we’ve … [Read more...] about Majority of Suffolk business leaders polled say they want the government to ‘get on with Brexit.’ Do you agree?
Gallery PUBLISHED: 11:03 19 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:09 19 November 2018 Mark Boggis All the winners in the annual Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Lowestoft & Waveney Business Awards line up for a group photo. Pictures: Ferini Media Ferini Media Outstanding individual and group achievements of businesses across Waveney were honoured at a glittering awards ceremony. The Suffolk Chamber in Lowestoft & Waveney Business Awards logo. Picture: Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Lowestoft and WaveneyAn evening of celebration was marked as the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Lowestoft and Waveney 11th anniversary gala business awards were hailed a success.A total of 14 awards were presented as the sold out awards ceremony was held at Ivy House Country Hotel in Oulton Broad on November 9.Geoff Maddison of Archant presenting Eileen White of East Anglia Cleaning Services the Recognition of Lifetime Achievement Award. Pictures: Ferini MediaThe event saw … [Read more...] about Outstanding achievements of ‘innovative and exceptional’ businesses across Waveney are honoured
Video PUBLISHED: 19:54 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 21:43 13 November 2018 Suffolk's most inspirational women Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant Today we can finally reveal the names of the people selected to be on our first ever Inspiring Women of Suffolk list. The crowd make a toast to Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNIt’s a list full of diversity – of women from many different backgrounds and sectors who have achieved extraordinary things.We launched this project earlier this year, to honour the numerous inspirational women of today.It culminated with a celebratory lunch at Milsoms, Kesgrave Hall yesterday.Most of our 100 or so women were there, and a special publication profiling every person was also made available for the first time. This can be seen on our website and details will be in the November edition of the EADT’s Business East Monthly magazine.Among the guest speakers were two women on the list.Suffolk athlete and … [Read more...] about Our inspiring women of Suffolk are revealed at special event
PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:07 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. From top left: Jenna Ackerley, Anne Beckett-Allen, Katie Bannister, Jane Basham, Dayle Bayliss, Shayra Begum, Nicola Beach, Adele Bellis and Professor Emma Bond Pictures: WENDY AIKEN PHOTOGRAPHY/EDF ENERGY/BARRY ELEY/PHILIP MYNOTT/SUFFOLK COUNTY COUCIL/UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLKJenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women