Latest updates and stories from Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and its Members

Government shows further commitment to growth in the Oxford to Cambridge Arc

 11th December 2018

Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Budget on 29th October 2018 has strengthened the Government’s commitment to growth in the Oxford to Cambridge corridor, which is also now referred to as the ‘Brain Belt’.

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EFM launches business growth advisory service – EFM Growth

Luton, Bedfordshire: EFM announces the launch of their new business advisory division, EFM Growth. Separate from their more financially focused counterpart, EFM Growth is a new venture with a specialist team, working alongside business owners to support their growth strategy and overcome a wide range of commercial problems. 

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Business intensely frustrated by yet another delay


Responding to the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on delaying Parliament’s ‘meaningful vote’ on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

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BCC: Brexit uncertainty weighing on the economy and trade


Commenting on the GDP and trade statistics for October 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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Former F1 World Champion inspires Cranfield Motorsport MSc students

Damon Hill OBE, former Formula 1 world champion, recently visited students at Cranfield University studying towards their Advanced Motorsport Engineering MSc and Advanced Motorsport Mechatronics MSc courses.
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Phase One of Woodlands Event Centre at Wyboston Lakes nears completion

At Wyboston Lakes Resort, work is almost complete on the first phase of a total transformation of the upscale conference and events venue that will now be known as The Woodlands Event Centre.
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Velocity Growth Hub to merge with Northamptonshire Growth Hub

A new single business brokerage service will improve support on offer for businesses.

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7 ways to improve well-being in the workplace

Managing a workforce of multiple personalities, likes, dislikes, learning abilities and working preferences is a task in itself.

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Plant One On Us

Local charity and community forest, the Forest of Marston Vale is launching an exciting new programme to increase tree planting within the Forest.
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