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Wednesday 26 July 2017

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Tuesday 25 July


Local Chambers strengthen working relationships

Somerset Chamber of Commerce and its local affiliated town chambers have come together to discuss the ways in which they can work together to achieve the best outcomes for all members.

Upcoming Chamber Events

September 2017


Bank of England: Annual Update

Somerset Chamber, in association with the Institute of Directors and the Bank of England, invite you to join us at our Annual Bank of England Update.

This year, Geoff Harding, the Bank's Deputy Agent for the South West, will discuss the current economic climate and summarise the Bank's views on prospects for the British economy over the next two to three years.

September 2017


Somerset Young Professionals

The aim of Somerset Young Professionals (SYP) events is for young business professionals in their 20s and 30s from all sectors to create their own business contacts in a relaxed and social environment, whilst being inspired along the way. 

This time we will be joined by Joolz Lewis of Enlightened Business, who will be providing tips for professional development in the workplace.

Upcoming Member Events

August 2017


Branding Workshop

Is your brand fit for purpose? Indeed, do you even have a brand?

Whether your business is already established, or you have an idea you are planning to launch, this workshop, hosted by Quite Early One Morning, will help your understanding of how branding can be instrumental to your future success – from the brand building blocks to a total customer experience.

September 2017


Red Berry HR Club

Looking for a forum to discuss the latest hot topics in HR? With this exclusive September offer from Red Berry, every paying member can bring along a guest for free!

Topic: Do you HR policies and procedures enable or block a great workplace culture? 


Chamber News

BCC comment following PM's Business Council meeting

Francis Martin, President of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on discussions following his attendance at the Prime Minister's business council meeting.


BCC responds to Low Pay Commission

The British Chambers of Commerce calls for a cautious approach to setting the National Living Wage, but one which will help low paid workers deal with the consequences of inflation without pricing people out of jobs.


Member News

Milsted Langdon joins international trade conference in Prague

Simon Rowe, Insolvency Partner at award-winning South West accountants Milsted Langdon, has taken part in the MGI joint Eastern and Mediterranean Circle Meeting in Prague.


Queen honours Taunton business at Buckingham Palace

Taunton-based Claims Consortium Group has been honoured at a Royal reception hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace this month.


How DIY probate can put bereaved families at risk

Probate lawyers from Clarke Willmott LLP are warning about the dangers of bereaved families administering estates without taking professional advice.


Apprenticeship drop-in sessions at Yeovil College

Yeovil College is running a series of Apprenticeship drop-in sessions to offer advice and guidance on Apprenticeships every Thursday throughout the summer.


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