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BCC comments on inflation figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the inflation statistics for March 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Brackenborough Hall Couch House

The catch up with past East Lindsey Business Award winner continues this week, and this time we’re taking a look at Brackenborough Hall Coach House, which won the Accommodation Provider of the Year Award in 2018. Read more

ENGINEERING FESTIVAL SPARKS INTEREST IN LINCOLN FOR A FOURTH YEAR

Thousands of people are expected to flood to Lincoln Cathedral next month for the return of Spark Festival, a free three-day event (3 – 5 May) which celebrates Lincolnshire’s excellence in engineering. Read more

BCC: Labour market in good order but challenges remain

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the labour market figures for April 2019, published today by the ONS. Read more

LSH announced as Headline Sponsor for 2020 Greater Lincolnshire Construction & Property Awards

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) are the FIRST agent to headline sponsor the Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards since its birth nearly four years ago. Read more

Award Leisure announced as headline sponsor of Chamber Charity Golf Day 2019

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce are delighted to announce Award Leisure as headline sponsor for their third annual Charity Golf Day event, raising funds for YMCA Lincolnshire. Read more

BCC comments on Article 50 extension

“For most businesses, the ‘flextension’ agreed by the European Council will be preferable to deadlines that are repeatedly moved forward at the last possible moment. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Hunts Coaches

We’re continuing our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners, this week it’s the turn of Hunts Coaches who took home the Independent Retailer of the Year Award last year. Read more

Sponsorship now open for the 2020 Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards

The FOURTH Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards are already underway and sponsorship opportunities are now officially open to businesses. Read more

BCC: Business communities still have little sense of Brexit destination

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce comments on the Prime Minister's announcement she will seek to extend the Brexit deadline. Read more

Quarterly Economic Survey results represent a tale of two halves

Against a backdrop of a slowing economy, escalating Brexit uncertainty, and rises in business costs as the UK enters a new tax year, the latest results from the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey, represents a tale of two halves. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus

With nominations for the 2019 East Lindsey Business Awards now open, over the next few weeks we’re catching up with some past winners to find out how winning in 2018 impacted their business. Railway Tavern at Aby took home the Best Place to Eat Award! Read more

Chamber members receive International Trade qualification

Three representatives from two local Chamber member businesses have gained a nationally recognised International Trade Operations and Procedures (ITOPS) qualification. Read more

Lincolnshire Chamber support YMCA Lincolnshire as chosen golf day charity

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce has selected YMCA Lincolnshire as its charity to support for its annual Golf Day, taking place on Friday 28th June. Read more

BCC comments on inflation figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the inflation statistics for February 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics. Read more

Businesses ‘tee’d’ up for the launch of Chamber Golf League

Friday 15th March kicked off the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce annual Business Golf League, held at Sleaford Golf Club, in conjunction with Bluecube. Read more

BCC Forecast: UK economy to falter further as Brexit uncertainty bites

The British Chambers of Commerce has today slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting growth of just 1.2% in 2019 (down from 1.3%) - the weakest growth in a decade. Read more

ELBA 2019: Past winners share what winning meant to them

With the East Lindsey Business Awards returning for 2019, we hear from some of the winners from last year about what winning meant to them. Read more

BCC comments on Article 50 vote: Businesses still in the danger zone

“While most businesses will support an extension to Article 50 to avert the prospect of a messy and disorderly exit on the March 29th, with just two weeks to go this vote leaves firms with no real clarity on the future." Read more

BCC comments on no-deal Brexit vote

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Parliamentary vote on the motion to rule out leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. Read more

BCC comments on Spring Statement

The British Chambers of Commerce comments on the Spring Statement, forecasts by the Office for Budget Responsibility, lack of action on Making Tax Digital, and the reduction of apprenticeship levy co-funding. Read more

BCC comments on no-deal tariff plans

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the announcement of changes to tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Read more

BCC: UK economy continuing to slow under weight of Brexit uncertainty

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the latest UK GDP and trade statistics, published today by the ONS. Read more

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce celebrate International Women’s Day 2019

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce and its members are celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) #IWD2019 taking place today, 8th March 2019. Read more

Entries for Chamber Business Awards are now open

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today launches its flagship Chamber Business Awards at London Stock Exchange. Entries open today (Thursday 7 March) and will run until Friday 28 June. Read more

Boost for local causes as Whaplode outlet reopens

Three local causes have together gained £1,000 in extra funds after receiving donations at the official opening of a food store and filling station. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards back again for 2019

The East Lindsey Business Awards are back for a third year, as East Lindsey District Council once again looks to celebrate the success of local businesses. Read more

Lincolnshire Chamber members raise funds for local charities

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce members have raised over £2,000 for two local charities; JUST Lincolnshire and Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance. Both charities have a significant play in the Lincolnshire area. Read more

BCC comments on Prime Minister’s statement

Claire Walker, Co-Executive Director of Policy and Campaigns at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on the next steps in the Brexit process, Read more

BCC: Government must act now to prevent ‘no deal’ by default on 29th March

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments ahead of today’s Cabinet meeting and the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons. Read more

BCC: Disappointing lack of progress on continuity trade agreements

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the latest update to existing trade agreements if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Read more

Grantham traders offered new digital app as part of business watch scheme

Businesses in Grantham are being offered a new digital app for phones and tablets to connect them and protect them from crime using ‘state-of-the-art technology to make the town safer and more prosperous’. Read more

Certificates of Origin – No Deal Brexit Contingency Planning

Businesses need answers they can base decisions on, no matter the outcome. This includes the trade documentation for use by exporters to prove origin. Read more

BCC comments on labour and productivity figures from ONS

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the labour market figures for February 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Read more

In uncertain economic times – how’s your business doing?

With the Brexit deadline creeping closer, it becomes ever more important to understand how Lincolnshire businesses are coping in the current economic climate. The Quarterly Economic Survey for Q1 is now live. Read more

BCC/DHL: Volatility and price pressures weighing on UK exporters

The percentage of both manufacturing and services exporters who are expecting to increase their prices has risen in the past three months, as international traders struggle with the value of the pound. Read more

BCC: Businesses hung out to dry without answers if there's no deal

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today published a list of twenty critical questions that remain unanswered for business in the unwelcome event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on March 29. Read more

BCC comments on GDP and trade figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the the latest UK GDP and trade statistics, published today by the ONS. Read more

Winners announced at the Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards 2019

Over 350 people gathered to celebrate the Construction and Property sector in Lincolnshire, which took place at the Doubletree by Hilton in Lincoln. Sponsored by Fraser Brown Solicitors and with special host Martin Roberts. Read more

BCC: Government must listen to business on tariffs

Adam Marshall, Director General of British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on reports that the Cabinet is considering options around making imports tariff-free if there is no deal. Read more

BCC comments on no deal customs announcement

Ronan Quigley, Executive Director responsible for Trade at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the possibility of a No Deal Brexit. Read more

Chamber: Another day lost while the clock is ticking

Dr Adam Marshall comments: “Another day lost while the clock is ticking. Government and parliament are still going round in circles when businesses and the public urgently need answers. Read more

C4G Project Boost is Great News for Growing Local Firms

Lincoln BIG and Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce are celebrating being awarded additional funding for a special project – in a move which spells good news for growing county businesses. Read more

Chamber: Flexible labour market limiting impact of sluggish economy

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the labour market figures for January 2019, published today by the ONS. Read more

Gary Headland announced as new Chair of the Chamber

Gary Headland, CEO of Lincoln College Group has been appointed as the new Chair of the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce following the announcement last year that Ursula Lidbetter would be stepping down. Read more

LEP Want Your Say On Greater Lincolnshire's Industrial Strategy

The Greater Lincolnshire LEP wants to hear your views on the future of the Lincolnshire economy. Your input is needed to develop the strategy and to make a compelling case to the Government and more. Read more

Lincolnshire Businesses head into 2019 with confidence

Improvement in cash flow position, capital investment, UK sales and orders remaining positive were just a couple of the responses noted in the Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) for Quarter 4 2018. Read more

Two New Recruits Join LEP’s Employment and Skills Board

Following a successful recruitment campaign, the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership is welcoming two new members on its Employment and Skills Board. Read more

Allen Signs Wraps up a Successful Year of Fundraising

Signage and printing specialists Allen Signs is capping off a successful year of fundraising by donating 3,000 sheets of festive wrapping paper in aid of St Barnabas Hospice. Read more