Business Manifesto launched to help boost Somerset economy
Somerset Chamber of Commerce has launched its Business Manifesto for 2017-2020, which outlines the business organisation’s policies and objectives over the next three years.
The Manifesto sets out the challenges and opportunities facing Somerset businesses, as well as outlining the Chamber’s pledges to help support the local economy, develop Somerset’s existing and future workforce, and boost productivity across the county. It covers key topics relevant to the local business community such as skills, infrastructure, international trade and Hinkley Point C.
Cybercrime Business Breakfast
Somerset Chamber of Commerce have teamed up with the Institute of Directors and the Southwest Cyber Security Cluster to bring you this Cybercrime Breakfast briefing.
Join us for a breakfast update on the latest changes to the General Data Protection Regulations, as well as top tips on how to prevent cyber threats. There will also be plenty of opportunity to network.
Business to Business Dinner, Highbridge
Somerset Chamber of Commerce invite you to join us for our next Business to Business (B2B) Dinner at Battleborough Grange Hotel, Highbridge.
Our B2B's are among the most popular in the Chamber events calendar, with guests being given opportunities to network with different people throughout each of the three courses.
Ariel Factory Tour, Crewkerne
One of Somersets most recognisable manufacturers are opening their doors for members of the Chamber of Commerce. If you love cars or motorbikes, manufacturing and local Somerset business this is a must-attend! Spaces are limited so book early.
Described as 'the Savile row of the automotive industy' by the Financial Times, Ariel produce high performance cars and motorcycles from their bespoke factory in Crewkerne, leading the way in performance and punching well above their weight by producing vehicles that are unapologetically performance driven.
How can I use Instagram for my business? Wellington
We all know that it is vital to be using strong visuals in our social media, and this platform thrives on quality imagery. It is also storming ahead in popularity so don’t miss out on utilising it as part of your digital strategy. Traditionally seen as places to view lovely images, many businesses don’t understand how to Instagram strategically.
Instagram is increasing in popularity with businesses with the introduction of business profiles, analytics and Instagram stories. Cosmic will show you how to use Instagram as a business and how to reach a wider audience.
Chamber Business Awards launched by BCC
A showpiece event in the business calendar, the Chamber Business Awards recognise and promote the best of British business through a series of regional heats, culminating in a London Gala Dinner on 30 November.
Chamber highlights labour market concerns as Article 50 is triggered
The Chief Executive of Somerset Chamber of Commerce has highlighted the importance of securing the rights of EU nationals living in the UK who make a significant contribution to the local economy.
Somerset Chamber launches new Ambassador Programme
At the Chamber, we understand that our members are often our biggest supporters and in recognition of this, we are introducing the Chamber Ambassador Programme.
BCC: Great Repeal Bill promises stability – if managed carefully
Dr. Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has passed comment on the Great Repeal Bill White Paper. Find out what he had to say.
Award-winning Accountants expand team with new appointments
One of the South West’s leading accountancy firms Milsted Langdon has experienced a flurry of new appointments as it operations continue to grow.
Young people boosted by £1.7million National Lottery funding
CSW Group has received £1,706,400 to help some of the South West’s most vulnerable young people make a positive move towards education, employment and training.
Local Health & Safety firm ready for continued success
Plympton-based SSG Training and Consultancy are excited to be opening their new training centre in Worcester in May 2017. The new site will be in addition to their already successful five training centres based throughout the West Country from Cornwall to Bristol.
COACH named Winner in the 2017 LABC South West Building Excellence Awards
Reed Holland Associates announced that COACH, the new community facility in French Weir Park, Taunton, for which they were the architect, has been named the winner of three categories in the 2017 Local Authority Building Control (South West) Awards.
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