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

Acas is named best public sector employer as one of three award wins for diversity and inclusion

Acas has been named the best public sector employer by the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei).

The workplace expert also won the Pay Gap award and a highly recommended award in the Disability Confident sector at the event hosted by the Law Society on 2 July.

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5 reasons to hire a business mentor

Business mentors & strategy coaches are fast becoming an integral element for start-ups and SME’s, but what are the advantages of hiring one?

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Bedford Blues - More than just a rugby club

In a bid to grow our Business Ambassador Programme, we’ve been out in the Chamber community identifying members who fit the bill. 

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NEW AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN AT CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY SPONSORED BY IAWA

• Cranfield offers new aviation scholarship for women, funded by the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA)
• Cranfield is the first UK university to have been granted the $5,000 scholarship
• IAWA recently celebrated its 30-year anniversary 

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Forest Shelter at Millennium Country Park receives £15k funding

The Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park in Marston Moretaine has received the vital funding it needs to build a Forest Shelter, for visiting schools and other groups, like brownies and cubs.

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Changes to the residential lettings industry and what Impact these will have on landlords

The world of residential lettings is ever changing with new rules and regulations being introduced all the time. It can be quite confusing so to help, Land and Property Professionals, Robinson & Hall have summarised all changes

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Pop star Mel C set to bring some musical spice to Luton

Singer songwriter Mel C is on her way to Luton – set to help Ryebridge Construction raise much needed funds for local charity Age Concern Luton.
Former Olympian and Sports Scientist Greg Whyte, OBE, is the charity’s patron and is helping Ryebridge Director Daniel Coyle organise a sports-themed black-tie birthday party this September.

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Working with Active Luton is Giving Back to the Community

Active Luton has published its Impact Report for 2018/19 highlighting the many ways in which it has engaged with Luton residents of all ages and abilities to get them active and improve their health, wellbeing and access to opportunities.

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BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q2 2019: UK growth stalling amid manufacturing slowdown

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey – the largest private sector survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth, closely watched by policymakers including the Bank of England – finds that underlying economic conditions remained stagnant in the second quarter of 2019.

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