Spotlight on ……….Thomas Bates & Sons

Thomas Bates & Son Limited was incorporated on the 3rd January 1927 by Percy Bates, naming the business after his Father with whom he had worked in partnership since 1919. Ninety-two years later the Company remains in family hands, our Chairman Michael is the son of Percy and our Managing Director, Joshua, is the son … read more …

Stuart Franklin Speaking at the November Breakfast

  Suffolk Chamber of Commerce business development officer Stuart Franklin was the guest speaker at our interesting and enjoyable November Breakfast at the Brook Hotel

The November Chamber Breakfast is at the Brook Hotel

Come and hear Stuart Franklin, from Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, whilst enjoying a full english breakfast at the Brook Hotel on the 21st November, 7am

Enhancing Time Management and Personal Effectiveness Workshop 20th November

Felixstowe 1 day For anyone in the organisation in any job role.  This is a great course for those who feel that they need to get more achieved in their time at work.  Includes pre-course time evaluation. From 9.30am to 4.30pm, The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe £145.00 + VAT including lunch Ring 07713256139 to chat or … read more …

Spotlight on …………. Jane Warden, Corporate Training Consultancy

I have lived in Felixstowe for 19 years having moved here from Ipswich.  I have three children all in their teens and educated at Felixstowe Academy.   I live in Old Felixstowe with my husband Martin ,who is a vocal coach and audition coach for all ages. I run a singing group on a Monday … read more …

Further People Management(Assertive Management) 6th December

Ipswich 1 day For Team leaders, Supervisors, Managers or Directors.  Delegates do not have to have been on the first ‘People Management’ course to come to this course.  Includes handling underperformance, attitude and behaviour issues and using assertive behaviour. From 9.30am to 4.30pm, The Hub, Civic Drive, Ipswich £145.00 + VAT including lunch Ring 07713256139 … read more …

Dr William Millar from Anglia Growth Hub at the October Breakfast

Advisers at the New Anglia Growth Hub are like GPs for businesses, helping them to get better, become  more efficient and grow, says Dr William Millar, one the organisation’s founding team, which operates across Suffolk and Norfolk. Speaking at the Chamber’s October Breakfast at the Orwell Hotel, Dr Williams spelt out the variety of grants … read more …

Next Chamber Breakfast at the Orwell Hotel

The October Chamber Breakfast will be at the Orwell Hotel, we will be joined by Dr William Millar from the Anglia Growth Hub

The tour of the Port of Felixstowe

The Chamber’s fascinating tour of the 345 hectare Felixstowe Port site, which was conducted by Martin Woor, senior manager strategic rail, at Hutchinson Ports, was enjoyed by more than 20 members and some guests. The tour included close-up views of all the new facilities at the port, including two of the world’s largest remote controlled … read more …

Ten years of investment in Felixstowe

Massive private investment backed up by significant public expenditure in infrastructure over the past 10 years has provided enhanced business confidence and community spirit in Felixstowe. Speaking at the September Breakfast at the Ferry Golf Club, the Mayor, Cllr Graham Newman, revealed that public and private investments during the past decade had totalled more than £875 … read more …