External Affairs

South Yorkshire Chambers urge government to boost support for COVID-hit firms after landmark survey reveals challenges ahead

06 January in Business News, Chamber News, External Affairs

In a joint statement by the CEOs of Doncaster, Sheffield and Barnsley & Rotherham Chambers of Commerce, they said: ‘Businesses in South Yorkshire desperately need some good news as we start the new year. Our landmark business survey, the QES, recorded continued solid growth in domestic...

What is self-care, and why it’s important?

19 November in Health & Wellbeing Forum, Member News

The term self-care is growing in popularity, but do you know what it really means in practice and considerations that will directly benefit your confidence - mental health and wellbeing.  Self-care is the habit of consistently and consciously improving your physical and mental wellbeing. What are examples...

CHAMBER NETWORK DEEPLY DISAPPOINTED AT MISSED OPPORTUNITY ON RAIL IMPROVEMENT PLANS

18 November in Business News, Chamber News, Transport

Reacting to the news that the eastern leg of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail will no longer proceed as planned, Shevaun Haviland, Director General of the BCC, said: “This will be huge disappointment to the thousands of businesses that were relying on HS2 and NPR to fire up economic regeneration...

North deserves better on rail than to be treated with disdain say South Yorkshire business leaders

18 November in Business News, Chamber News, External Affairs, Transport

Responding to the publication of the Integrated Rail Plan (IRP) today, the leaders of South Yorkshire's Chambers of Commerce said in a joint statement: There are some positives to draw from today's statement by government. The news that Midland Mainline electrification to South Yorkshire is now...