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 …

“A low carbon future for Felixstowe”

New opportunities to help Felixstowe businesses take a leading role in the march towards a low-carbon future were outlined by Suffolk County Council Environmental Strategy Officer (and Felixstowe resident) Peter Frost at the Chamber’s monthly Breakfast at the Orwell Hotel on August 15. Revealing that free energy reviews and grants of up to £50,000, as … read more …

Felixstowe and the Low Carbon Future is the topic at the next Chamber Breakfast

Join us for breakfast at the Orwell Hotel, Wednesday 15th August at the Orwell Hotel at 7am, where we will hear from Peter Frost, Environmental Strategy Officer from SCDC on the Low Carbon Future. Book Now!

Fire Marshal Basic Training – 16th October 2018

Fire Marshal Basic Training (Half day course) Epsilon House, West Road, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, IP3 9FJ On Tuesday 16th October 2018 at 9:00am – 1:00pm Cost £85 + VAT per person Group Discount available for bookings of two or more This course is suitable for all individuals working with others or independently who have the … read more …

Managing Stress and Pressure – 27th September 2018

Managing Stress and Pressure (Full day course) Epsilon House, West Road, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, IP3 9FJ On Thursday 27th September 2018 at 9:00am – 4:30pm Cost £140 + VAT per person Group Discount available for bookings of two or more This course demonstrates how to effectively identify and manage the impact of stress and pressure … read more …

Emergency First Aid at Work – 22nd August 2018

Emergency First Aid at Work (Full day course) Epsilon House, West Road, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, IP3 9FJ On Wednesday 22nd August 2018 at 9:00am – 4:30pm Cost £99 + VAT per person Group Discount available for bookings of two or more This course covers the role of designated First Aid Appointed Person and this includes … read more …

Breakfast at the Brook Hotel with Darryl James from Felixstowe Academy

  The Chamber’s schools project took a big step forward at the July Breakfast when the Felixstowe Academy’s Head of 6th Form, Darryl James spelt out some of its plans to ensure the school improved in the near to medium-term future, as well as some of the challenges it was facing. These include focusing more … read more …

Customer Service Skills – 7th August 2018

The course will cover customer services skills, communications skills  and complaint handling. The benefit of taking part in this training is that it will help staff increase their confidence in building relationships and communicating effectively towards customers as well as helping staff to handle dissatisfied customers more assertively, offering reassurance and resolutions, excelling the customer’s … read more …

July Breakfast at the Brook Hotel

Wednesday 18th July at the Brook Hotel 7am,  join us for breakfast and networking

Felixstowe Chamber launches its Business Survey

This survey will enable the Chamber to look at the current and potential needs locally of all businesses, and identify any barriers to future growth and success.  With the funds awarded by East Suffolk Partnership (ESP) to the Felixstowe Chamber, the survey is the first step in the feasibility study into the need of prospective and current businesses … read more …