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

JPA Furniture win National Award

JPA Furniture are delighted to have won a national award this week for ‘Social Sustainability and Community Development’ at the edie sustainability

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BCC: Government must listen to business on tariffs

Commenting on reports that the Cabinet is considering options around making imports tariff-free across the board if we leave the EU next month without a deal, Adam Marshall, Director General of British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: 

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Mental health in the workplace - a parity of esteem

Would you know how to react if a colleague were having a panic attack?

What about colleague displaying signs of an eating disorder or depression?

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Make time for trees

This coming Sunday, 10th February, the Forest of Marston Vale charity is holding its annual public tree planting event – creating a new community woodland in Wilstead.

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BCC comments on no deal customs announcement

Commenting on the announcement by HMRC on Transitional Simplified Procedures for customs in the case of no deal, Ronan Quigley, Executive Director responsible for Trade at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
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International Day of Forests – Wear it Green on 21st March

At the end of 2012, the United Nations declared March 21st every year to be the International Day of Forests in a bid to raise awareness of and celebrate the importance of our forests. Put simply, forests matter. 

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Another day lost while the clock is ticking

Commenting on the latest votes in Parliament on Brexit, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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Recruitment & Retention/Right to Work and Reside
This has immediate impact and is one that is already affecting employers, this relates to the status of EU nationals currently working in the UK.

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10 tips to make your next networking event feel less 'awkward'

Seldom will you find an experienced networker who hasn’t once experienced the discomfort, fear and uncertainty you’re likely feeling (why else did you click on this post?) right now.

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