Select Page


Got an interesting story for us?

Jan/Feb 20

Nov/Dec 2019

Sept/Oct 2019

Jul/Aug 2019

May/Jun 2019

Mar/Apr 2019

Latest News

How will the upcoming Budget affect your business?

How will the upcoming Budget affect your business?

Join the Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce and Bishop Fleming on Friday 13 March 7.30-9.30am at Sixways Stadium for our Budget breakfast. On 11 March Sajid Javid will be delivering his first Budget as Chancellor. As the first Budget after the UK...

Herefordshire businesses can now apply for green energy grant scheme

Herefordshire businesses can now apply for green energy grant scheme

SME’s in Herefordshire could benefit from a grant scheme supporting businesses to switch to renewable energy sources. The Marches Renewable Energy Grant Scheme, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is looking for expressions of interest from...

Chamber News

How will the upcoming Budget affect your business?

How will the upcoming Budget affect your business?

Join the Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce and Bishop Fleming on Friday 13 March 7.30-9.30am at Sixways Stadium for our Budget breakfast. On 11 March Sajid Javid will be delivering his first Budget as Chancellor. As the first Budget after the UK...

Herefordshire businesses can now apply for green energy grant scheme

Herefordshire businesses can now apply for green energy grant scheme

SME’s in Herefordshire could benefit from a grant scheme supporting businesses to switch to renewable energy sources. The Marches Renewable Energy Grant Scheme, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is looking for expressions of interest from...

BCC News

HS2 costs could hit £106bn

HS2 costs could hit £106bn

The cost of Britain’s new HS2 high-speed rail project could rise to as much as £106bn, according to an official government review. Seen by the Financial Times the review says that there is “considerable risk” that the scheme’s price will possibly rise as much as 20%...

BCC responds to Chancellor’s comments on post-Brexit regulation

BCC responds to Chancellor’s comments on post-Brexit regulation

Responding to the Chancellor’s comment that there will be no regulatory alignment with the EU after Brexit, reported in an interview with the Financial Times today, BCC Co-Executive Director, Claire Walker, said: “Our business communities have differing views but are...

Patron News

Gowling WLG announces sponsorship of Team England

Gowling WLG announces sponsorship of Team England

Gowling WLG has been revealed as the first official sponsor of Team England as it prepares its athletes to compete at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The law firm has also been appointed Official Legal Advisers to Commonwealth Games England and will advise the...

Member News

Herefordshire businesses can now apply for green energy grant scheme

Herefordshire businesses can now apply for green energy grant scheme

SME’s in Herefordshire could benefit from a grant scheme supporting businesses to switch to renewable energy sources. The Marches Renewable Energy Grant Scheme, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is looking for expressions of interest from...

NMITE announces Hereford based Oakwrights winner of design competition

NMITE announces Hereford based Oakwrights winner of design competition

New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE), which is working towards transforming engineering higher education, has announced Hereford-based, oak-framed building specialists, Oakwrights as the winner of its competition to help create the designs for...

New Member Profiles

Welcome to 3 Counties Photography

Welcome to 3 Counties Photography

3 Counties Photography delivers high quality contemporary professional portrait photography, commercial photography and event photography on location in Malvern, Cheltenham and Worcester. The company is pleased to provide images that are suitable for business...

Welcome to ‘Simply Podiatry Limited’

Welcome to ‘Simply Podiatry Limited’

Chamber Members are encouraged to welcome Simply Podiatry to the network, a newly opened podiatry clinic at Beckett’s Farm. Podiatrist ‘Light Summan’ qualified from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh in July 2012, with a degree in Podiatry BSc (Distinction). Light...

Herefordshire News

Herefordshire businesses can now apply for green energy grant scheme

Herefordshire businesses can now apply for green energy grant scheme

SME’s in Herefordshire could benefit from a grant scheme supporting businesses to switch to renewable energy sources. The Marches Renewable Energy Grant Scheme, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is looking for expressions of interest from...

NMITE announces Hereford based Oakwrights winner of design competition

NMITE announces Hereford based Oakwrights winner of design competition

New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE), which is working towards transforming engineering higher education, has announced Hereford-based, oak-framed building specialists, Oakwrights as the winner of its competition to help create the designs for...

Worcestershire News

Brexit News

BCC responds to Chancellor’s comments on post-Brexit regulation

BCC responds to Chancellor’s comments on post-Brexit regulation

Responding to the Chancellor’s comment that there will be no regulatory alignment with the EU after Brexit, reported in an interview with the Financial Times today, BCC Co-Executive Director, Claire Walker, said: “Our business communities have differing views but are...

PM holds ‘positive’ talks with European Commission President

PM holds ‘positive’ talks with European Commission President

Boris Johnson has met with the new President of the European commission Ursula von der Leyen over the next round of Brexit talks. This coming after the PM’s Brexit Bill cleared the House of Commons where it will now go through scrutiny by the House of Lords. Von der...

Skills News

NMITE announces Hereford based Oakwrights winner of design competition

NMITE announces Hereford based Oakwrights winner of design competition

New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE), which is working towards transforming engineering higher education, has announced Hereford-based, oak-framed building specialists, Oakwrights as the winner of its competition to help create the designs for...

Employment lawyer issues IR35 alert to Worcestershire firms

Employment lawyer issues IR35 alert to Worcestershire firms

A leading Worcestershire employment lawyer has warned the county’s private sector businesses to be fully prepared ahead of sweeping changes to rules on using contractors. The alert has been issued by Sally Morris, Partner and Head of Employment at law firm mfg...

Award News

Jobsworth Recruitment Solutions Opens a Third Office !

Jobsworth Recruitment Solutions Opens a Third Office !

Jobsworth Recruitment Solutions opens a third office on the Hartlebury trading estate. Jobsworth Recruitment Solutions is delighted to announce the opening of our third office following on from the success of our second office which opened in early 2019 on the...

Cherington HR shortlisted for national award

Cherington HR shortlisted for national award

Cherington HR has again been nominated by HR software developers Breathe HR for two Awards, including one for being Advocate of the Year, Cherington HR partnered with Breathe HR in the summer of 2018 and has worked with them to provide and support a HR software...

Charity News

Chamber Champions help to reduce mental health stigma

Chamber Champions help to reduce mental health stigma

The Chamber is very proud to continue to be a partner in the Time to Change Worcestershire hub to end mental health discrimination. Having signed the employer pledge in September 2018, we now have 7 time to change workplace champions who are actively involved in...

International Trade News

Brexit and global uncertainty bite as majority of exporting manufacturers report drops in orders and cashflow

HMRC accelerates 95,000 firms onto simplified import procedures

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has automatically registered 95,000 businesses for its simplified import procedures allowing most traders up to six months to pay import duties and submit customs declarations, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October. The...

Your Feedback
Your Feedback
Questions? We're here to help you!
Connecting...
Thanks for using our brand new website. We would love to hear your thoughts and suggestions.
Our operators are busy. Please try again later
:
:
:
Have you got a question? Write to us!
:
:
This chat session has ended
Was this conversation useful? Vote this chat session.
Good Bad