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

8 ideas for business growth you might not have considered

As the owner of a small business, growing your company is always high up on your agenda. From building a sales funnel to tracking competitor activity, you’ll constantly be thinking about the necessary steps required to grow your business.

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Gen-Z, confused? You might be…

Last year, when I was 32 I took the youngest member of my team to a client meeting and within 37 seconds Laurie made me feel eighty-four. On the desk in front of us was what Laurie described as a 3D printed “save icon”- It was in fact a floppy disk. 

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BCC and Bibby Financial Services: Uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rates holding back UK exports


The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Bibby Financial Services (BFS) have revealed that uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rate volatility

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The best places to obtain free exporting advice

It’s a common misconception that exporting is only for large companies with thousands of staff, but the truth is no business is too small to trade overseas.

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Louisa Watson to feature in the Women to Watch in Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Index 2019


Louisa Watson, Director of Marketing at Wyboston Lakes Resort is to feature in the first Women to Watch in Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Index 2019.

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BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q3 2019: Economic conditions weaken as manufacturing slump continues

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey – now in its thirtieth year as the largest UK private sector survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth

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BRITISH SCHOOL OF AVIATION FLYING HIGH WITH VERUTH HOLDINGS INVESTMENT

The world-renowned Monarch Airlines Engineering Training Academy facilities at London Luton Airport have been purchased from the joint administrators at KPMG, by British School of Aviation (BSA).

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Accountancy firm counting down to awards final

Dunstable-based Spicer & Co are finalists in this year’s annual Best Business Women Awards.

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HSBC UK commits £250m to SMEs in Bedfordshire, Northants and Milton Keynes

HSBC UK has launched a £250m lending fund to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes, as part of its commitment to help businesses realise their ambitions for growthand navigate Brexit.

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