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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6 reasons your business might not be growing

Why do some businesses struggle so much to get off the ground? Or, when they eventually gain some momentum, they plateau and fail to sustain any growth?

The first years for any business can be testing, draining, and exhausting. Seasoned entrepreneurs as well new business owners face innumerable challenges with growth.
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Businesses Are Not Testing Their Emergency Plans

Businesses who want to test their ability to survive a crisis like a major fire, power cut or a flu epidemic can make use of free resources from the Bedfordshire and Luton Local Resilience Forum (BLLRF) during Business Continuity Awareness Week (16-20 March).

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PM right to back plans to reduce EU red tape, says BCC

Commenting on the publication of the report, ‘Cut EU red tape’, which has been published by the Business Taskforce today (Tuesday), Dr Adam Marshall, Director of Policy and External Affairs at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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BCC:Sustainable recovery

Commenting on Business Secretary Vince Cable’s speech at the Liberal Democrat Party Conference, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said:

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New SEMLEP roles

The Local Enterprise Agency SEMLEP is recruiting for two posts:  Business and Economic Analyst and Head of Business Development.

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Job role with Acuigen

Chamber member Acuigen,  a specialist customer feedback service company, is recruiting for a Business Development Executive. The key purpose of the role is to initiate and build business relationships that secure business.

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Are you great at CSR?

There's still time to enter the East of England's Local Impact Awards with Business in the Community.  This year BITC have seven categories open to companies based or operating in the region.

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