Connect to local business and foster meaningful relationships while building your peer network
Achieve your global ambitions with our comprehensive package of international trade services
Your business views are represented locally, regionally and nationally by our teams
Raise your business profile and work with other members
We make it our mission to identify grants and funding to help your business grow
Exclusive access to cost-savings benefits within our Chamber community
Our role is to ensure that, working together, we create connections within our ever growing peer network and become an enabler for business growth locally, regionally and nationally.
Representing 700 businesses with around 50,000 employees across all sectors, we work at a local, national and international level to support businesses from sole traders to multinational corporations.
Founded in 1877, Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce is one of only 53 Chambers in the UK to be accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce. The Chamber network exists to make a difference to your business, through opening new business opportunities in local, national and international markets, ensuring your views are heard within Government or providing critical business support.
member to member referrals so far in 2018
members in the network
employ over 58,000 people
people attended our networking events in 2017
Whether you have a small or large fleet of cars of a single commercial vehicle, we can help you to keep your company on the move with Chamber Roadside Assistance.
In partnership with the AA, we’ll help keep you motoring at an exclusive competitive price, just for members.
There are 10 different levels of cover to suit every requirement and budget – saving you up to 66% off of your business breakdown cover.
We have partnered with Chamber member, A-Plan, Dunstable to create an employee benefit for your business. This offer will help you and your family make savings on home and motor insurance.
Contact us for more information on 01582 522448, firstname.lastname@example.org
Make savings on insurance for you and your family with A Plan Insurance.
Free access to Health at Hand – a free 24/7 telephone helpline from a UK landline, offering confidential health information and support from health professionals.
For more information and to
Why choose business healthcare cover?
Building a business takes hard work, dedication and focus. But without a healthy and productive team to support you, success can begin to feel unstable. Healthcare cover can help you and your employees get the care you need quickly, with less impact on your business.
And you’ll show your employees that you really value what they do – and you’re ready to invest in their health and wellbeing.
Bedfordshire Chamber is pleased to introduce AXA PPP healthcare to provide flexible, affordable business healthcare cover.
Harder working health cover for your business
The Chamber Primary Health Plan is an exclusive, affordable and highly valued Chamber member benefit brought to you by an award-winning health provider, Westfield Health.
Their innovative, best in class health cover starts from just £5.57 per employee, per month, and includes Personal Accident Cover as standard. And as a leading provider of corporate health insurance, nobody knows more about keeping people healthy, motivated and fit for work.
The Chamber plan provides health cover that really works hard for you and your employees. It can be purchased as a standalone product or combined with Hospital Treatment Insurance to provide a more continuous health package by combining everyday health cover and essential diagnostic benefits with access to prompt private surgery.
The plan provides your staff with a range of valuable cash benefits and services. They will receive money back, up to set limits, towards the cost of their essential
It also includes the valuable DoctorLine™ service providing policyholders with confidential telephone access to a practicing UK GP, 24 hours a day – every day, from anywhere in the world; quick access to MRI, CT and PET Scanning Facilities; and access for your employees and their resident family to a 24hr Freephone Counselling and Advice Line and up to 6 face to face counselling sessions (including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – CBT). So you can help to keep your staff at their healthy best.
For more information contact 01582 522448 or email: email@example.com
Working in partnership with Datastore365 members can access secure and flexible online cloud hosted solutions for their business.
Safeguard your business against the unexpected with secure cloud backup from Datastore365. Backup Cloud provides centralised and automated backups of PCs and servers with secure off-site storage and immediate online recovery.
Business class applications with more flexibility for less money. Hosted Microsoft Exchange, Office & Sharepoint – helping you and your teams to collaborate more effectively.
Recovery cloud is a service that replicates data and servers in real time to a hosted repository in Datastore365’s data centres. If your systems fail, the service recovers them to virtual servers in a matter of hours.
For a free 30 day trial contact us on 01582 522448 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A well trained and informed workforce is vital to ensure a safe and pleasant working environment for all to enjoy. Our easy to use online training system for staff enables them to train at their desks in the following subjects:
Few businesses are lucky enough to lie back and wait for business to come to them. The good news is that Chamber members have a head start with a wide and varied programme of activities to suit all budgets and styles, aimed at helping you achieve sustained and effective business promotion.
Choose from a range of flexible options, from sponsorship to exhibiting. With regular events each month covering a wide range of topics, you can sponsor the event that complements your company’s products or services.
What sponsorship can include:
If you have any questions contact email@example.com
Every quarter Business Focus magazine spotlights the people and companies that are making the news in Bedfordshire.
Members will automatically receive a free listing in our Business focus magazine, our quarterly online magazine which is read by more than 2,000 contacts.
Hard copies are sent to local business centres, solicitors, accountants, councils, libraries, hotels and more.
To view the latest issue, you can access the digital version here.
If your business deals internationally, the Chamber Foreign Exchange service can help.
We are able to offer the UK’s leading Foreign Exchange and international payments service with exclusive discounts and services to our members.
Through our FSA regulated partner Moneycorp, Chamber Foreign Exchange provides our members with highly competitive exchange rates, low transfer fees and a level of service tailored to your business needs.
Chamber Foreign Exchange provides members with:
For more information contact us on 01582 522448 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our partner Moneycorp has been trading foreign currencies since 1979 and traded over £11 billion in currencies last year making 2.4 million transactions. With 577 dedicated employees, market-leading accounts and credit ratings, Moneycorp is the UK’s leading provider of Foreign Exchange services. TTT Moneycorp Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for the provision of payment services. In addition, Moneycorp FRM is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for the conduct of designated investment business.
Are increasing energy costs impacting the growth of your business? Then Chamber Energy Solutions is the answer.
Designed for Chamber members, in partnership with Utilitywise Plc. Chamber Energy Solutions offers an exclusive range of products and services to reduce both energy consumption and associated cost.
Through Chamber Energy Solutions every member has the opportunity to join the Chamber Energy Alliance. For the ﬁrst time, members can join together, with other local and national members, in order to leverage an energy deal that delivers a truly competitive rate.
Members joining the chamber energy alliance will be offered a budget portfolio deal with the security of no price increases for up to two years, which can be ﬁxed 12 months in advance- and small businesses will command a powerful ‘trading desk’ capability typically only enjoyed by larger companies.
Members can beneﬁt from a rebate on prices if the unit price drops below the portfolio rate.
Making sure you get paid
In partnership with Direct Route Collections
Direct Route’s revolutionary Fairway debt recovery service, uses government legislation to encourage debtors to settle debts early. As a result debt collection rates are considerably higher than traditional methods.
For more information contact us on 01582 522448 or email: email@example.com
Direct Routisre one of the leading debt recovery companies in the UK. They are licensed by O.F.T and are approved by the industry ombudsman, the Credit Services Association.
Welcome to the new Chamber Online service, which is designed for your protection and peace of mind.
Members of Bedfordshire Chamber now have access to an online resource that features:
To access Chamber Online visit chamberbeds.questcover.com
Please note that you will need your unique log in details to access the documents.
These can be obtained from the Chamber, for further information call 01582 522448 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
As a business community, we’re all in this together. Which is why we strongly believe in sharing facilitating member2member offers and discounts. The expertise and knowledge brought to your business from fellow members is invaluable.
With a Chamber of Commerce membership, you can benefit from the following either free or at competitive rates:
Raise your business profile with FREE or discounted access to networking event that will enable you to generate new business and make new contacts. This package also means you are eligible for our Personal Introduction Service at networking events, plus a listing in our Business Focus publication.
Aside from significant cost savings and benefits, you will also be entitled to:
This package was built with smaller or newly formed businesses in mind so we have included FREE or discounted access to networking events that will enable you to generate new business and make new contacts, plus you will also be eligible for our Personal Introduction Service at networking events. On top of that, you will receive a listing in our Business Focus publication and a free banner advertisement on our fortnightly online newsletter.
Aside from these significant cost savings and benefits, you will also be entitled to:
Small to medium enterprises can benefit from our small business membership package receiving FREE or discounted networking events to make contacts and generate new business, Personal Introduction Service, a listing in Business Focus, plus a free banner advertisement on our fortnightly online newsletter.
On top of that, you will be entitled to a whole host of cost savings and benefits including:
Our medium business membership package features a whole host of benefits including FREE or discounted networking events, Personal Introduction Service at these events, a listing in Business Focus, and a banner advertisement on our fortnightly online newsletter.
On top of that, you'll have access to these significant cost savings & benefits:
Our large business membership package was built to benefit you and your 250+ employees with a great range of benefits including a personal introduction to High Level Business Leader events, a full page advertorial in Business Focus, and preferential sponsorship opportunities.
You will also be entitled to the following benefits plus more:
Our charities & schools membership has been tailored to help not-for-profit organisations achieve exponential growth. As part of this package, you will receive FREE or discounted networking event to help grow your contacts, plus Personal Introduction Service at these events, a listing in Business Focus, plus a whole host of significant cost savings and benefits including: