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

Bedfordshire’s Business School courses awarded coveted accreditation

Human Resource Management (HRM) courses at the University of Bedfordshire have been given the seal of approval by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD).

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Trust is key

Business owners generally seek advice because they’re struggling in an area of business or they have a specific issue that’s holding them back. Good business advice can really make a business especially if support is sought early enough to help businesses get on, and stay on, the right track.

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BCC reacts to Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Commenting on the Spring Statement, delivered today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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Key elements of business success

There’s huge variety in what businesses need to do to stay successful. Luckily, there’s a lot of information and business support out there to help. So what are the key elements of success that business owners and directors need to focus on?

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Budget 2017: Full BCC reaction

Giving his reaction to the Autumn Budget, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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BCC Budget Submission

Ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget on November 22, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to take immediate action to halt the expected 3.9% increase in business rates valuations next year, as part of a bold Budget that seeks to boost the UK’s productivity.

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NEW VELOCITY GROWTH HUB ERDF BUSINESS GROWTH WORKSHOPS LAUNCHED

As part of our business support offer, we officially launch the Autumn / Winter ERDF business growth workshops.

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New Business Rates on Commercial Properties

April this year saw the arrival of new business rates. So what does this mean?

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Quarterly Economic Survey: Solid economic growth likely in Q1 but inflation remains a key risk

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private sector business survey. 

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