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

BCC research highlights need to delay Making Tax Digital

With just weeks to go before its planned introduction, new research suggests nearly one in five businesses above the VAT threshold still know little or nothing about Making Tax Digital, according to the British Chambers of Commerce.

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BCC launches Chamber Business Awards at London Stock Exchange

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today launches its flagship Chamber Business Awards at London Stock Exchange. Northcoders, last year’s winner of the ‘Business of the Year’ award has the honour of opening trading at the London Stock Exchange.

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Tenant fees are to be banned on 1st June

Lettings fees is a much talked about subject in the House of Lords. So it’s no surprise that the Tenant Fees Bill had its third reading.

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Preparing your business for Brexit

The uncertainty and frustration gripping the UK right now are palpable.

And as further ambiguity weaves its way through Brexit proceedings and negotiations, the majority of us are still unaware of how to prepare, or provide solutions and definitive advice to our workforces and peers.

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The world of planning and development – 2018 and what to expect in 2019

What did and did not happen in 2018 and what changes are ahead in the world of planning and development in 2019?

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10 ways to improve your businesses cashflow

EFM offers practical advice and recommends steps which your company can take to improve your businesses cashflow.

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Community Gathers for Commemorative Tree-Planting Event

Neville Funeral Service, one of the regions longest established businesses, welcomed over 200 people to a rather special commemorative tree-planting event at the Forest of Marston Vale in Bedfordshire on 24th February.

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Starting up - a guide for the newly self-employed

Bitten the bullet and finally decided to go self-employed?

While we've previously written about how to approach this from a tax perspective, what about building your brand? How about promoting and selling yourself? Networking and identifying potentials customers?

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A Q&A with Chadwick Export Services

Customs Declaration Service

Q1: I have received an alert from HMRC advising me to prepare for the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS).  I currently export to countries outside the EU, can you tell me more about CDS and tell me when this new service will affect my exports?

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