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BCC and Indeed: Cost and administrative burden of employment continues to climb

Nearly three-quarters (72%) of firms report the cost burden of employment has increased compared to five years ago. Read more

The Lincolnshire Chef set to talk at Select Lincolnshire Awards

Steven Bennett also known as The Lincolnshire Chef is set to talk at the upcoming Select Lincolnshire Awards in September. Read more

BCC comments on inflation statistics

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

Higher Court Advocate joins region’s largest criminal defence team

Solicitor Christopher Hogg has joined Sills & Betteridge LLP from a leading criminal practice in Nottingham to deal with a range of complex criminal matters. Read more

Sectors Come Together to Seize Opportunities at LEP Conference

Businesses should work together across a range of sectors to make the most of Lincolnshire’s emerging opportunities – that was the message from the annual conference of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership on Friday (12th July). Read more

Hamper company boxes-up a smart move

The British Hamper Company have wrapped-up an expansion move which promises to drive-turnover past the £1.2 million mark and deliver new job opportunities. Read more

BCC comments on GDP and trade statistics

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 golf day raises money for YMCA Lincolnshire

Nearly £700 was raised at Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce charity golf day at Sleaford Golf Club in aid of YMCA Lincolnshire. Read more

BCC and Indeed: Immigration proposals could exacerbate labour shortages

Over half of UK businesses with staff from outside the UK would be negatively impacted by government proposals for the UK’s future immigration system, according to new research released today. Read more

The Lincoln Hotel pledges support through Chamber Patronage

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome The Lincoln Hotel as its latest Patron. Read more

Chamber survey shows increase in confidence for Lincolnshire businesses

Figures out today show that after a significant drop in confidence levels recorded in Q1, we can now report this confidence has bounced back for Lincolnshire businesses. Read more

Entries are now open for the 2020 Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards

Entries are now open for Lincolnshire’s fourth annual Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards, which are taking place on 6th February 2020. Read more

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q2 2019: UK growth stalling amid manufacturing slowdown

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey finds that underlying economic conditions remained stagnant in the second quarter of 2019. Read more

Nomination deadline looms for 2019 East Lindsey Business Awards

Those looking to enter the 2019 East Lindsey Business Awards only have until midnight on Sunday to get their nominations in! Read more

Remove blockers in the skills system to alleviate recruitment struggles, says BCC and Indeed

New research by the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with global job site Indeed, reveals the increasing time it’s taking businesses to recruit the skills they need. Read more

BCC comments on inflation figures for May 2019

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

Lincolnshire Co-op needs you

Lincolnshire Co-op is looking for talented and experienced individuals to stand for election to join its Board of Directors, and it couldn’t be easier to start your journey. Read more

ELBA 2019: Sponsors come on board

L J Fairburn and Son and Wilkin Chapman LLP have both joined as sponsors of the 2019 East Lindsey Business Awards. Read more

BCC Forecast: Brexit stockpiling to hit economic growth in coming years

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) released its latest economic forecast, upgrading its growth expectations for the UK in 2019 to 1.3% (from 1.2%). Read more

Government urged to act following #MeToo campaign, but how far will it go?

How far is the Government prepared to go to prevent businesses using non-disclosure agreements to stop any dirty laundry being aired in public? Wilkin Chapman employment specialist Tom Martin asks the question. Read more

Chamber welcomes Begbies Traynor as Patron

Leading insolvency specialist, Begbies Traynor, has become the latest patron of Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce. They provide independent advice and solutions in corporate recovery and restructuring. Read more

Sustainable lifestyle store opens in Lincoln

SproutBox, a sustainable lifestyle store together with a design house and architect practice, has announced its very first store opening., showcasing eco-friendly contemporary homeware, vintage and rescued objects. Read more

Chamber network grows to support UK and European businesses through Brexit and beyond

The British Chambers of Commerce and the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe have reached an agreement that will see 24 additional British Chambers across Europe become part of the BCC’s Global Business Network. Read more

Duncan & Toplis renew Lincolnshire Chamber Patronage

We are delighted to announce that Duncan & Toplis have renewed their patron membership for another year, making this the third year of partnership. Read more

ONLINE MARKETING EXPERTS EXPAND WITH SECOND UNIT AT MARSHALL’S YARD

The successful Gainsborough marketing company Drumbeat Marketing have expanded into a second unit less than 12 months after relocating to the Pattern Store offices at Marshall’s Yard. Read more

BCC comments on Migration Advisory Committee report

Jane Gratton, Head of People Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Migration Advisory Committee’s report. Read more

BCC/DHL: Weak first quarter for UK exporters

More UK exporters are reporting a decrease in orders in the opening quarter of the year, with cashflow and confidence dipping too according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook. Read more

BCC responds to Prime Minister’s statement

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce responds to the announcement that Theresa May will step down as Prime Minister. Read more

Call to Government to save British Steel

The Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce is deeply saddened by this morning’s news that British Steel is to enter insolvency and our thoughts are with the people of Scunthorpe at this most difficult time. Read more

BCC comments on inflation statistics

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

ELBA 2019: Past winners in focus - Janet Stubbs

We’re resuming our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners, this week it’s Janet Stubbs from Woodthorpe Leisure Park. Read more

College hosts Chamber of Commerce members to discuss training solutions during #LoveOurColleges Week

Businesses from across the county toured conferencing and corporate entertainment facilitates during a session to discuss training solutions. Read more

BCC / Totaljobs: No business sector immune from recruitment difficulties

Recruitment intentions were strong in the first quarter of the year but nearly 75% of firms reported a shortage of suitable candidates. Read more

BCC comments on GDP figures for Q1 2019

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

East Lindsey Business Awards: Nomination deadline less than 60 days away!

The deadline for entries is midnight on June 30, 2019 and businesses are encouraged to submit their nominations as soon as possible to ensure they’re considered for the Awards this year. Read more

Have a Happy Healthy Mind this May with free event at Ayscoughfee Hall

People of all ages and abilities can take part in activities including relaxing exercise sessions like yoga, gardening, arts and crafts and much more. Read more

Why is there such a gender gap in construction?

"The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineers on degree courses, despite girls outperforming boys at school in maths for almost two decades and more recently overtaking boys in school in physics." Read more

Select Lincolnshire Awards are back for 2019

Select Lincolnshire will again celebrate the very best of Lincolnshire’s finest food, drink and hospitality industry at the annual Select Lincolnshire Awards. Read more

Ringrose Law and LIVES team up for 2020 charity Calendar Competition

The theme for the 2020 Calendar is ‘Lincolnshire Village Life’, encapsulating the work that LIVES First Responders do in rural communities across the County #LIVESlovesLincs Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Tattershall Farm Park

Our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners continues and this week it’s the turn of Tattershall Farm Park who took home the Visitor Attraction of the Year gong in 2018. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Raise Your Profile, Sponsor This Event

Your business can raise its profile by sponsoring the prestigious East Lindsey Business Awards. See all our sponsorship packages for the award show on 27th September. Read more

BCC: Rail sector must see real reform to improve customer experience

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Rail Delivery Group’s submission to the Williams Review of the rail industry, Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Crofts

We’re continuing our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners, this week it’s Crofts Estate Agents. Read more

BCC: Small businesses don’t see UK tax system as level playing field

Our survey of over 1,000 firms from across the UK, found that nearly three-fifths (58%) of respondents think that the UK tax regime is unfair to businesses like theirs. 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 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