Suffolk Chamber of Commerce received BBA mentoring accreditation

Members of the team at Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, which has become an approved mentoring organisat

Members of the team at Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, which has become an approved mentoring organisation with the British Bankers Association (BBA). - Credit: Archant

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has received further recognition for its delivery of business support in becoming an appproved mentoring organisation with the British Bankers Association (BBA).

The seal of approval from the BBA, a trade body representing around 200 member banks, confirms that the chamber meets the association’s standards and entitles it to be listed on the www.mentorsme.co.uk online portal for businesses seeking mentor support.

Tim Rivett, mentoring manager at the BBA, said: “I am pleased to welcome Suffolk Chamber of Commerce on to mentorsme.

“Quality is paramount to what we are trying to achieve, making it quick and easy for businesses to find a suitable mentor. I am confident that the chamber can make a significant contribution to quality mentoring.”

Suffolk Chamber already holds academy status with the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs, which allows it to deliver nationally accredited qualifications in the field of business support.


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It also runs the New Anglia Growth Hub, offering advice and support on behalf of the New Anglia Local Enteprise Partnership.

John Dugmore, chief executive of Suffolk Chamber, said: “It’s great that Suffolk Chamber has been recognised nationally as a mentoring organisation by the British Bankers Association.”

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