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

Justin Richardson

Justin is CEO of the Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce.

Recent Posts

7 of the most effective leadership skills that will maximise your potential

Often, people are mistaken in thinking that all it takes is a great idea, some raw intelligence and an entrepreneurial mindset to master business success.

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5 ways a Chamber of Commerce contributes to business growth

The Chamber of Commerce has been in existence for over 100 years. And in that time it has used its power and resources to support, enable and elevate businesses around the globe. But today, the Chamber of Commerce conjures up very different meanings for different people.

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The business benefits of environmental advocacy

Environmental advocacy in business surprisingly still divides opinions.

While many are avid proponents of more environmentally responsible business practice, others are still very much in favour of the ‘volume = profit’ business model. 

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Growing your own talent with the apprenticeship levy

Following on from our previous post, here we discuss how the UK's apprenticeship levy can benefit business owners.

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Are your employees your biggest business growth strategy?

Any business owner knows that their workforce is their most valuable asset. Hard-working, loyal, and dedicated people can be the answer to steadfast growth.

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How to get the most out of your meetings

Sitting in back-to-back meetings all day can be excruciating. Especially when the attendees don’t want to be there, there's no particular objective, and the host has failed to prepare a plan of action.

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What does a post-Brexit world mean for SMEs?

Today marks the one year countdown until the UK officially leaves the EU. And with the Brexit divorce progressing day-by-day, it’s only natural for business owners to feel uncertain about the future.

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5 business strategy examples that can drive business growth

To keep your business growth strategy steady and alive, it goes without saying that business leaders should always be on the lookout for new opportunities.

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