Ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on Wednesday November 23, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to use its ‘reset’ of fiscal policy to pursue measures that incentivise business investment, improve infrastructure, and demonstrate the UK government’s continued support for business.......
The Express reports that the government is to offer British businesses tax breaks as an incentive to boost exports. According to a Whitehall source, firms which boost the country’s overseas sales will be given an export tax credit. Rebates could also be given against corporation......
Businesses and the government must work together to improve the skills of their workforce to keep the UK competitive, a major business event heard. SMEs need to take more responsibility and offer more training opportunities, particularly for apprentices, and not be reliant on low-skilled workers.......
Silver membership is one of the Chambers core level of membership containing numerous business support services from legal help to marketing support.
Gold membership enables you to access the services of Silver membership, plus a copy of our member’s database for you to use for your own marketing.
Platinum membership is one of our higher level memberships which provides you with comprehensive business support, you will also have access to all the benefits of Silver and Gold membership.
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It’s our objective to ensure that your voice – whatever the size of your business – is heard when local authorities and government agencies are formulating policy or consulting the business community.
The Policy & External Affairs Committee is a vehicle through which members of the Chamber can influence and affect Chamber policy on a number of key business issues. We have members from a cross section of disciplines represented including law, finance, construction, business crime and the public sector. The committee meets every other month at venues alternating between Barnsley and Rotherham.
The Transport working group consists of those members whose expertise, experience and interest in transport matters (as operators or users of transport services) will allow the Chamber to make informed and constructive comment on those issues which we feel are in our members’ interests.
The Business Fire Safety South Yorkshire project supports small and medium enterprises in reducing the risk and impact of fire on their business premises. The key objective of the initiative is to establish robust fire safety cultures within businesses that aim to protect employees and ensure business continuity.
The Manufacturing Forum is a regional arena where representatives from the manufacturing, construction, logistics and light industrial sectors discuss key issues pertinent to manufacturing in the region.
This is then fed into the Local Enterprise Partnership, local authorities and government itself to help shape and influence the core manufacturing strategy in the City Region.
The Chamber are heavily involved in the management of both Barnsley & Rotherham Town Centres. We are well represented at various meetings and have say in some of the most important decisions which affect both the town centres.