Author: Chamber of Commerce

Community Testing – Lateral Flow Tests for Critical Services

22 January in Business News, Member News

Further to the Government announcement regarding the expansion of community testing, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council are looking to support eligible Rotherham SMEs in accessing lateral flow tests through the Council facility at Riverside House cafe.In order to understand the level of demand Barnsley & Rotherham...

From pandemic to prosperous: Award-winning Yorkshire events firm welcomes first team member despite coronavirus impact on industry.

20 January in Member News

The FSB has predicted that 250,000 small businesses will close in 2021, as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. Award-winning Barnsley firm Fab Events is bucking this trend through their continued growth, starting the new year with a new member in the team.The company,...

Charity platform bolstered with new recruits after strong year of growth

20 January in Member News

Chesterfield-based Investors in Community has expanded its team after seeing a 68% increase in the number of charities using the platform since March, including the Teenage Cancer Trust, British Heart Foundation, and Mind.After the first national lockdown brought challenges to traditional methods of fundraising, the...

BCC welcomes improvements to Prompt Payment Code  

20 January in Business News, Chamber News

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the BCC said: “With firms continuing to face major cash flow difficulties, and our research suggesting that late payments have risen during the pandemic, businesses will be encouraged by the launch of a reformed prompt payment code.   “The improved code must be...