6pm Wednesday 12 June
(Paid-up Chamber members only)
It is that time again in the current round of the planning application for Brett Works for wider discussion and the Tesco representatives have asked us to arrange an evening meeting where members can talk to them, discuss the perceived benefits and local concerns. This meeting will be primarily to explore concerns and needs in the light of planning approval being given.
All the latest news from Hadleigh Chamber
There has been a lot going on in Hadleigh in the last few months. Make sure we have your email address and that you are receiving the email news.
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People in Hadleigh are grappling with a tricky planning problem; how to get council planners and councillors to adapt to new situations rather than follow an historic and outdated path.
Many members were not able to attend the AGM so missed Roger Bannister's outgoing address so we have added it here and will try and get Matt Paisely's report up as well soon.
The Plant and Agricultural National Intelligence Unit have recently released their 15th Quarterly Report (April - July 2012)
Users of LinkedIn, the business-oriented social networking site, are the latest to be targeted by fraudsters who have been sending out targeted phishing emails.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau is issuing a warning about a suspected lottery fraud that is being used to secure victims personal details rather than their money.
Beware: New malware disguises itself as Facebook photo notifications
The public are being warned to be careful about opening unsolicited email attachments, after a malicious Trojan horse was spammed out posing as a Facebook photo notification.
Suffolk Police are warning shopkeepers and small business owners to be on their guard following a number of reports of theft or fraud at the till point.
This is a warning to all businesses to a Business Directory Scam.
The Community Fire Volunteer (CFV) project has a number of objectives to develop and improve the Community Safety prevention work delivered by Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) in support of the whole time staff
Plant Parts Ltd. has won the UK’s top business award, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade.
For information of anyone who may receive enquiries from members of the public or have any concerns regarding the potential for identity theft following the theft of personal data from Sony
There are crime prevention sessions taking place in the following areas soon:
Following a number of complaints, Suffolk Trading Standards are warning residents to be vigilant when opening their doors to companies offering burglar alarms for as little as a pound.
Whether you are aiming to expand your business or just survive the current downturn, external support from Business Link can make a valuable contribution.
The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide bill, which takes effect on April 6th, reinforces the duty of care employer's have to their employees and extends it to the vehicle as part of the workplace. The Act affects all companies and organisations regardless of size and the penalties for infringement are severe.
People in Hadleigh felt poorly treated when Babergh District Council decided to sell East House. Was it not at least in part bought by the people of Hadleigh? Or was it bequethed to the town, part of our inheritance? What right did our councillors have to sell our community facility, so much needed in the town and so greatly missed when it was closed to huge public outcry.
In what has become more like a charge of the kitchen brigade than a slow march, Adnams opened its eighth Cellar and Kitchen Store in the high street, within weeks of opening in Stamford, Lincolnshire and Saffron Walden, Essex.
Mixing its eclectic and all too buyable range of kitchenware with its carefully crafted wine store it turned an unattractive empty store into a vibrant and busy premises, with shop-based wine tastings.
And to help with your wine purchases they do deliver to your door - so much easier to get carried away when there's no lifting and carrying. Already the holders of the East of England Wine Merchant of the Year, and the national Large Independent Merchant of the Year, Adnams is proud of its stock of "truly individual" wines found by buyers "driven by passion".
Whatever drives them, Hadleigh high street is so much more attractive now they're here.
Research shows that one of the major factors in a successful business is a skilled and motivated workforce. And also that cost is the most frequently quoted reason for not carrying out training.
The good news is that financial help is available. The bad news is that it can be a time consuming and confusing exercise to find out exactly what's on offer. Which is why Suffolk College are pleased to provide a service for Hadleigh Chamber members to guide you through the bureaucratic jungle.
We'll come and talk to you about your business, advise you on your training needs and look for funding to support your aims.
Contact Tracy Mayhew at email@example.com or on 01473 343626
Private, voluntary or community sector companies in Suffolk can access part-funded management training.