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

Safety Groups UK introduces a new occupational health awareness initiative for Young People.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and others in the UK, including Safety Groups UK (SGUK) have been actively working in recent years to raise awareness that the number of people suffering from work related illness is considerable:  approximately 1.2 million people in the last year. 

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Successful Your Future Event in Bedford – 19th November 2015

‘I found it great as I didn’t have much idea what to do but I have lots of ideas now’

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Your Future

Chambers of Commerce across the UK are participating in a government funded project - Your Future. Bedfordshire Chamber will be holding two of these events on 19th November 2015 at Kings House, Bedford and 25th February 2016 at UK Centre for Carnival Arts, Luton from 9am to 4pm.

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Career skills in spotlight as schools return

To coincide with the start of the new school term, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has unveiled an ambitious plan to put thousands of young people in England directly in touch with local businesses, to improve the quality of careers advice they receive.

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Chamber Awards 2015

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This year, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is proud to be hosting its twelfth annual Chamber Awards.

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UKTI: New help for young entrepreneurs

UKTI have announced a new scheme where young entrepreneurs can apply for help setting up their business in the UK. Successful applicants will receive a 12-month start-up support package including investment, mentoring and logistical help. The scheme is available to final year university students or those who graduated in 2011 or later.

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Chamber's youngest member nominated for awards

Bedfordshire Chamber's youngest member, Henry Patterson aged 9,  is celebrating after it was announced last night that the his company Not Before Tea is a finalist for the ‘Most Captivating Entrepreneur of the Year' category and also 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

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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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Skills route to employment

Commenting on today’s A-Level results, John Wastnage, Employment and Skills Adviser at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said:

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