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

How to identify new business opportunities in the UK

As an entrepreneur or small business, you’re always on the hunt for new business opportunities. Being able to spot these opportunities is essential for growth, especially in today’s business environment.

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How to build a business referral network

Referrals can be incredibly powerful for your small business - they are the simplest and most consistent way to grow your customer base.

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How to solve common cash flow problems in your SME

Just as good cash flow keeps a business afloat, poor cash flow can sink it. Poor cash flow is a big reason why one in every four businesses don’t make it past the first year. And why more than half don’t survive past the fifth.

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2019 Chamber Business Awards regional win for Essential

Essential, a family owned and operated business supplying branded apparel and corporate clothing from Dunstable, has been crowned one of the winners in the East of England heats of the Chamber Business Awards 2019.

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Best Business Women Awards 2019 Finalists announced

The Best Business Women Awards have announced their finalists for 2019. The business world is full of talented and dedicated female entrepreneurs who not only run successful businesses but,

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Onboarding tips from Bedfordshire Business Ambassador hrworksmart

The onboarding process is one of the most important parts of an employee’s experience and it sets a precedent for what they can expect from their new employer. You only get one chance to make a great first impression and for new employees the first few weeks are critical.

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BCC study shows major gaps in official Brexit guidance for businesses in the event of ‘no deal’

The British Chambers of Commerce today publishes an evaluation of official UK Government guidance to businesses on critical operational issues in the event of an unwanted ‘no deal’ exit on 31st October.

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Wyboston Lakes Limited wins Focus 50 business award


Wyboston Lakes Limited has won a coveted Focus 50 business award.

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BCC and Unum: Employee wellbeing critical to business success as firms face staff absences due to ill health

Over two-fifths (43%) of businesses have had employees absent from work for more than four weeks due to ill health in the last two years, according to new research by the British Chambers of Commerce and Unum. 

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