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

7 tips on how to win new business for your small company

Winning new business is essential for growth, and in the early days as a small business, gaining just a handful more new customers can make a big difference.

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A move into legal services is the next step for progressive top 40 UK accountancy practice

Streets Law has been set up as the dedicated legal services practice of Streets Chartered Accountants, a top 40 UK accountancy firm. The move is one that is certainly pioneering for a mid-tier multi regional firm like Streets.

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Wyboston Lakes Resort partners with the Princes Trust to help young professionals ‘Get into’ hospitality and events

Wyboston Lakes Resort is partnering with the Princes Trust ‘Get into’ programme to help the next generation of aspiring hospitality and events professionals become ‘job ready’.

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Development of 23 units open for business

A multi-million pound speculative development of 23 units – the first of its kind in Bedford for more than 20 years – is open for business after reaching practical completion.

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Mubsta Business Photography - more than just a man with a camera

Shaun Armstrong is the founder of Mubsta Business Photography, a Bedford-based company that provides professional photography services to businesses, projects and organisations.

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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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