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Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

The scheme is part of a nationwide campaign launching today to improve signal.

Business leaders and politicians from the East of England have been given an insight into the potential boost to the region’s economy if proposals for new nuclear power stations in Suffolk and Essex go ahead.

Business leaders in Suffolk and Essex today welcomed the Chancellor’s spring statement, offering a brighter outlook for the UK economy compared with the Budget last November.

Essex marine engineers Red7Marine has appointed a new managing director.

Suffolk public leaders have vowed to continue lobbying for improvements to the A14, as bosses eye government funding from 2020 to tackle key pinch points.

The retail and logistics sectors are continuing to bear the brunt of the impact on business from the big freeze.

Businesses across Suffolk and north Essex were coping as best they could as the ‘Beast from the East’ snow flurries brought chaos to the region.

Suffolk entrepreneurs are being reminded of a major networking event at which Dragons Den star Levi Roots will be offering delegates advice on how to maximise their opportunities.

The dangerous “disintegration” of a major Suffolk road has prompted renewed calls for highways improvements to support the county’s economy.

The region’s MPs have encouraged local authorities as well as central government to be “smarter” about how they award contracts for work.

The Upper Orwell Crossings in Ipswich will play ‘a big part in the town’s renaissance’ according to business leaders as they visited investigation works for the £100 million project.

Highways England has been ordered to reduce the time taken to plan and communicate measures to reduce disruption caused by Orwell Bridge closures.

Drivers and businesses in and around Ipswich were left frustrated again as the Orwell Bridge closed for the third time in 2018.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has become the first chamber in the country to be accredited for the assessment of Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeships.

Reporter Gemma Mitchell has compiled a varied but by no means exhaustive list of influential women who have made their mark in Suffolk, from business and charity leaders, to educators and campaigners.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said it is “inconceivable” that the Copdock Mill interchange between the A14 and A12 south of Ipswich will not be rebuilt over the medium term.

Suffolk businesses have reported a strong end to 2017, with sales, orders and employment all improving during the final three months of the year compared with the previous quarter.

Highways England has confirmed it is considering whether cars can continue across the Orwell Bridge in the event of strong winds as a “high priority” following yesterday’s closure – the third in a year.

Ipswich remains one of the UK’s fastest-growing city economies, and is well placed to maintain or even improve its ranking this year, according to a new report.

Ipswich-based secretarial software firm Inform Direct has appointed Kelly West as senior sales manager, Ben Robinson as business analyst and Chris Mann as customer support executive.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has come through its annual accreditation as part of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) network with flying colours.

A former president of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has become the first representative from the county to be elected vice president of the national body British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

Suffolk’s busiest roads have been included in a list of new national “Expressway” routes by the government – raising hopes that the A14 in the county could be in line for major improvements in years ahead.

The leading figures involved in shaping the future of Suffolk and its economy were celebrated today at the launch of the new edition of the Suffolk 100.

A member of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s Young Chamber initiative has been recognised for its achievements in bridging the gap between education and work.

Would you take part in a Get Me Out of Here challenge, based on the TV show, even if it were for a good cause? A dozen chief executives did. Gina Long pays tribute to their efforts, and a host of folk who have worked hard to help others

Willis Towers Watson (WTW), the global risk management solutions company which has a major office in Ipswich, has become the third patron of the Suffolk Young Chamber initiative run by Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.

Town leaders in Ipswich have welcomed work by Highways England to lessen the impact of Orwell Bridge closures, and are hopeful they will make a big difference to travel in the area.

Local businesses hoping to land contract with some of East Anglia’s biggest organisations are invited to join a business brunch in Haverhill on Friday, November 24.

More than a dozen road improvement projects in England, including along the A12 and the M11 in Suffolk and Essex, have been delayed or face cancellation.

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