April Chamber Breakfast, Wednesday 17th, 7am at the Orwell Hotel

  The April breakfast meeting is at The Orwell Hotel. Instead of a formal speaker we are offering members an opportunity to introduce their Business or to give an update.   Book now or email the Chamber  

Dealing with Difficult People – 26th June 2019

The course will be delivered by a professional and PTLLS qualified trainer and will demonstrate how to effectively neutralise problem situations in the workplace. Using practical activities to relate the subject matter to their own situations so delegates take away tools and actions they can immediately implement. Duration: 8.45am registration for 9.00am start to 4.30pm.  … read more …

Customer Service Skills Training – 14th May 2019

This course is designed to assist staff handling customers to increase their confidence, in building relationships and by communicating effectively. These communication skills can also build confidence when dealing with clients and colleagues. Staff will learn how to handle dissatisfied customers more assertively, offering reassurance and resolutions, excelling and managing customer expectations where their complaint … read more …

Chamber Diary of Events 2019

Dates for your diary 2019 Networking Breakfasts are on the third Wednesday of every month, 17th April 15th May 19th June 17th July 21st August 18th September 16th October 20th November 18th December    

Chamber AGM

It was a great evening at The Orwell Hotel for the Annual General Meeting.  After a short meeting, followed by an enjoyable buffet, we listened to presentations from Laura Horne & Martin Woor

Spotlight on …….Krystyna Smithers, Piano Teacher

Krystyna Smithers Piano Teacher I teach the piano from my home in Bath Road.  It is a relaxed environment with the emphasis on enjoyment, but I can also assist my pupils in working towards ABRSM exams if they wish. My current students range from 7 to 70 years of age.   Learning to play the piano … read more …

Employing Carers was the subject of the March Breakfast

Three out of five people in Suffolk will become carers within the next 10 years and one in six carers is likely to have to choose between giving up work, or reducing their hours to cope with all their responsibilities. These were among the stark facts revealed by Hannah Barton and Joanna Belfield, from Suffolk … read more …

Official Opening of the Felixstowe Chamber Business Hub

 It was standing room only in the Chamber’s new Business Hub above Crafty Coffee in Hamilton Road as members and non-members gathered to hear Councillor Graham Newman, Felixstowe’s Mayor and Chamber member open it officially on March 13. Graham predicted that the Hub would be “a fantastic asset”, providing the town’s start-ups, sole traders and … read more …

Spotlight on …….Fresh Gold Radio

Launched in 2012, Fresh Gold is an “On-Line” Radio Station broadcasting 24/7. Playing Classic Hits & More, covering music from the ’60s to the 90’s and the best of today. As well as a great selection of music our programming includes Soul -Jazz/Funk – Rock – Country – Northern Soul & Motown all from a … read more …

Caroline Gumble at last week’s joint lunch at Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club

Caroline Gumble from Make UK (formerly known as EEF) gave an informative, interesting & thought provoking speech at the joint lunch event last Friday hosted by Felixstowe Chamber of Trade of Commerce & Suffolk Chamber of Commerce. It was the first time that the Suffolk Chamber had put on event in Felixstowe and the sun … read more …