Fire Marshal Basic Training – 14th March 2019

This course is suitable for all individuals working with others or independently who have the responsibility of coordinating the organisation’s fire prevention and evacuation procedures. This course will give delegates awareness, guidance on procedures, confidence in what to do and a complete overview for their own safety and others. Course Objectives Understand the role of … read more …

Emergency First Aid at Work – 30th January 2019

This course covers the role of designated First Aid Appointed Person and this includes looking after the equipment and facilities and calling the Emergency Services when required.  Arrangements should be made for an Appointed Person to be available to undertake these duties at all times when people are at work. Course Content What is First … read more …

Management Skills Training – 13th March 2019

We are running a one day Management Skills Training Course on 13th March 2019 which is perfect for Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors who have the responsibility of managing a team of any size. It designed to get the delegates thinking about the difference between leadership and management of people and processes and how … 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 …

Tour of Felixstowe Port

The Chamber have organised a tour of the Port on Thursday, 27th September.  We will be meeting at the Orwell Hotel, the coach will depart at approx 1.45pm.  Places are limited, contact the Chamber for availability.  

Suffolk Business Groups agree on closer working arrangements

Felixstowe Chamber and Suffolk Chamber of Commerce have agreed on closer working arrangements The arrangement will be of benefit to both our respective members and will add weight to our campaigning and lobbying initiatives in east Suffolk. We have entered into a ‘linked to’ arrangement  with Suffolk Chamber that is aimed at better communicating each organisation’s work … read more …

Spotlight on ………… David Button, Independent Funeral Directors

It has been three years since I opened up my funeral home in Walton, Felixstowe and that time seems to have flown by. The process of starting on my own and getting to the stage of having the keys to the building was a long one. I had started work in the funeral world on … read more …