Hear Alex Kirk of Network Rail speak at the 20 September breakfast!

Chamber Breakfast on Wed 20 September, Brook Hotel from 7am The speaker will be Alex Kirk, Senior Development Manager of Network Rail.  Alex joined Network Rail in 2013 and worked as the Freight Manager for Wales overseeing Network Rail’s commercial relationship with the freight operators and managing their operational concerns. Since 2015 he has been based in … read more …

A big welcome to new members Fred Olsen, Kingsfleet Wealth and Barry Massey!

It’s great to see the Chamber continuing to expand.  New members this month are Fred Olsen Travel Agents, one of the premier travel agencies in East Anglia, Kingsfleet Wealth, one of the very few Chartered firms, who advise clients on pensions and investments, and Barry Massey, Professor of International Business at FOM Hochschule.

Business Funding

Menta has partnered with Transmit Start-Ups to deliver the Start Up Loans scheme to UK entrepreneurs. Start Up Loans is a government backed scheme, providing repayable loans and mentoring to individuals in the UK with a viable business idea but no access to finance. We will help you through the application process, including advice on … read more …

Uncovering the mysteries offshore was a fascinating talk!

Thanks so much to Jim Hurden for his great talk on diving off the coast here in Felixstowe.  We all really enjoyed hearing about what goes on in the murky depths off East Anglia. Thank you too to the Orwell for the great breakfast and hospitality.

Felixstowe Academy needs exhibitors for Careers Fair

Trudy O’Reilly, from the Felixstowe Academy, is asking members of the Felixstowe Chamber of Trade and Commerce if they know of any businesses who would like to exhibit at its careers fair at the Felixstowe Academy on September 29, 2017? The provisional outline for the morning is:- 8.50am – 10.05am Year 11 10.05am – 10.25am … read more …

Special Events to Celebrate Summer

Felixstowe Chamber members The Orwell Hotel, who are planning major re-furbishments since its new ownership, will celebrate this summer by staging a number of special events during the summer months. They include the return of the popular international Drag Spectacular, “The Ladybirds,” accompanied by a special two-course meal on August 12, as well as a … read more …

Bangers and Burglaries

This month’s networking breakfast was another successful one, run in conjunction with the Flyer. We met on Wednesday 5th July at the Orwell Hotel in Hamilton Road, Felixstowe. Our guest speaker was South East Locality Inspector Andy Pershouse and his colleague Sergeant Peter Street who gave us an interesting and informative talk about keeping our homes … read more …

Joint Breakfast with Suffolk Constabulary Guest

Our next Chamber  networking breakfast is another joint one with the Flyer. Everyone is welcome to attend on Wednesday 5th July from 7am at the Orwell Hotel in Hamilton Road, Felixstowe. Our guest speaker is South East Locality Inspector Andy Pershouse and his colleague Sargeant Peter Street who will be talking about keeping your home and … read more …

Managing Stress and Pressure – 19th October 2017

Managing Stress and Pressure  (Full day course)  Epsilon House, West Road, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, IP3 9FJ  On 19th October 2017  At 09:00am – 4:30pm  Cost £140 + VAT per person Group discount available for bookings of two of more The course will be delivered by a PTLLS qualified Managing Stress and Pressure trainer  This course will cover the … read more …

Emergency First Aid At Work – 31st August 2017

Emergency First Aid at Work – 31st August 2017 June 20, 2017 Leave a Comment Thursday 31st August 2017  At  9:00am – 4:30pm  Cost £99 + VAT per person Group Discount available for bookings of two delegates or more. Description This course covers the role of designated First Aid Appointed Person and this includes looking after … read more …