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BCC/DHL: Confidence boost for exporters ahead of Article 50 trigger
23/02/2017
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with DHL, today (Thursday) publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, which shows that confidence among exporters that their turnover will improve jumped in Q4 2016, ahead of further moves towards Brexit.
Big Apple trip is a blast for King’s Ely Drama and Theatre students
23/02/2017
Theatre loving King’s Ely students spent their half term break soaking up the sights, sounds and smells of New York.
Create digital tech talent with degree apprenticeships
23/02/2017
Are you a Cambridge tech employer considering your future employee talent needs in software engineering, cyber security or network engineering? If so, you could benefit from attending a free breakfast seminar on degree apprenticeships early next month.
Future of the Ouse Washes Landscape discussed in debate
23/02/2017
Over a hundred people have gathered together for an open debate in Ely Cathedral to discuss the future of the Ouse Washes Landscape.
Learning how to cope with a First Aid crisis
23/02/2017
Essential practical help in coping with a first aid emergency is on offer at Cambridge Regional College for childminders and carers who need to know how to act in a crisis.
Marathon runners will 'spin' for 24 hours in Willingham this Friday as they raise funds for Arthur Rank Hospice
23/02/2017
Determined duo will raise their fitness and funds in preparation for the Virgin London Marathon in April in aid of Arthur Rank.
Opportunity to export products to Egypt
23/02/2017
The Ministry of Supply in Egypt is planning to import some food products and is seeking quotations from British companies who could export such products to Egypt.
When I was your age...
23/02/2017
Housing association Cross Keys Homes has teamed up with Ormiston Bushfield Academy and Bushfield Theatre Company to help with an upcoming theatre production.
'Twinkle twinkle little stars'
22/02/2017
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity invite you to twinkle and glow at their annual Star Shine Stroll memory walk.
Buckles Solicitors invited to celebrate at National Best Companies Day
22/02/2017
Marking a great start to 2017, Buckles Solicitors LLP are in celebratory mood after being accredited two star status by Best Companies for Employee Engagement, and will join in the nationwide party organised by the National #BestCompaniesDay.
Council celebrates three years of success in tackling homelessness
22/02/2017
A crack team which aimed to tackle a spiralling homeless crisis in Ely and the surrounding area, is celebrating three years of success.
Forthcoming international events
22/02/2017
Events update from The Department for International Trade East of England.
Jobs at risk at Frank Dale Foods Limited
22/02/2017
Specialist premium party food manufacturer Frank Dale Foods Limited has called a creditors' meeting for 28 February 2017 to appoint a liquidator.
Cambridge Commodities welcomes new Sales Director
21/02/2017
Ely based nutritional ingredient supplier, Cambridge Commodities, is excited to announce the appointment of a new Sales Director, Ian York.
GB Innomech Group expands its commercial team to better serve high-tech companies in Cambridgeshire
21/02/2017
Ely- based GB Innomech Group have appointed Adrian SC Brown as Business Development Manager to accelerate growth by securing new commercial opportunities for the Nexus IE and Innomech brands.
Last chance to have your say on local plan draft
21/02/2017
The opportunity to submit comments on East Cambridgeshire District Council’s further draft of its Local Plan will close on Wednesday 22 February.
Local logistics company gets an online makeover
21/02/2017
Your local logistics and warehousing specialist, Masters Logistical, have recently launched their new website to provide visitors with an improved user experience.

Looking for a job? Candidate Evening explores company recruitment processes
21/02/2017
How do organisations assess and select prospective employees? Find out at Cambridge Network's Candidate Recruitment Evening next Tuesday, 28 February.
Oliver Cromwell’s house named ‘hidden gem’ by Visit England
21/02/2017
One of Ely’s most treasured attractions has been named a ‘hidden gem’ by the national tourism agency.
Quy Mill Hotel & Spa receives a top accolade from AA
21/02/2017
Quy Mill Hotel & Spa starts 2017 on a high after scooping a prestigious award that is given to a very small but growing selection of the highest quality hotels.
Renowned baritone and pianist to perform at King’s Ely
21/02/2017
Acclaimed baritone Matthew Hargreaves and pianist Charlotte Forrest will be delighting an audience at King’s Ely this March.
Shadow Combined Authority holds final meeting before official formation
21/02/2017
The body set up to manage devolution for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will meet for the last time as a ‘shadow’ authority tomorrow (22 February), as they forge ahead with the formal launch of the new Combined Authority which is expected to be formally ratified in March.
Solicitors outline complex challenges for employers in the year ahead
21/02/2017
Businesses are facing a frontline challenge during the year ahead when it comes to changes in employment law – say legal experts from Buckles Solicitors LLP.
Cambridge Regional College in UK education mission to Guatemala
20/02/2017
Cambridge Regional College's international education experts have been in Guatemala as part of a UK mission to strengthen English language and technical skills-based education in the country.
Lark Energy strengthens senior management team
20/02/2017
Bourne based Lark Energy has revamped its senior management team as part of a long-term strategic plan for the further development of its business.
Mayor Jeremy Benstead to attend Sleep Easy in support of YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough
20/02/2017
Cambridge Mayor Jeremy Benstead is attending the 'Sleep Easy' event in support of participants who will be spending one night sleeping rough to raise awareness of the hardship which homeless young people endure.
The UK’s biggest business survey is back and it’s time to make your voice heard
20/02/2017
Our Quarterly Economic Survey is back and once again we’re asking you to contribute to one of the UK’s largest and most reputable barometers of business opinion.
Wrest Park Ltd nominated for Prestigious National Award
20/02/2017
Wrest Park Ltd, owner and operators of Pinnacle House, are proud to announce that they have been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Network Project Of The Year – Private Sector’ category of the 2017 National Network Computing Security Awards.
Annual Allowance Charge
17/02/2017
Pension: How the annual allowance charge works.
Consultation on technical changes to auto enrolment process
17/02/2017
A consultation has been published looking at making two changes to the automatic enrolment process for new employers due to become subject to automatic enrolment duties during 2017.
Family companies
17/02/2017
Succession in family firms - key considerations from Moneyology.
Launch of Leadership and Management Courses
17/02/2017
Anglia Professional Training have recently launched a new suite of courses to help you climb that career ladder.
Planning reform proposals underwhelming and disappointing
17/02/2017
Planning reform set out by the Government last week is underwhelming, disappointing and fails to address the key issues at the heart of the building crisis, says property agency Strutt & Parker.
Bidwells’ planning team named as finalist in prestigious planning Oscars for the CB1 Masterplan
16/02/2017
Bidwells’ Planning Team is celebrating the CB1 Masterplan being named as a finalist in the Excellence in Planning to Create Economically Successful Places category for the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2017.
Free job seeker recruitment evening for Cambridgeshire professionals
16/02/2017
Pure is holding a job seeker recruitment evening in Cambridge on 21 February to provide additional support to professionals looking to find their next step on the career ladder.
Made in Cambridge - Domino Printing introduces new Ax-Series to UK customers
16/02/2017
A Cambridgeshire company and global leader in the development and manufacturing of coding, marking and printing technologies, has showcased its latest ground-breaking product to UK customers who attended an open day at its Bar Hill headquarters.
Pure presents further donation to Brightstars charity in Bury St Edmunds
16/02/2017
Professional recruitment specialists Pure has provided further financial support to its nominated charity of Brightstars, based in Bury St Edmunds, with a cheque donation of £645 raised through ticket sales to its Best Employers Eastern Region events.
Top high street businessman John Timpson to attend city conference
16/02/2017
John Timpson, the businessman behind high street retailer Timpson, will be the high profile keynote speaker at this year's Rawlinsons Business Conference in Peterborough next month.
Business support for the future: Nwes is pleased to announce merger with East Midlands-based NBV
14/02/2017
Today sees the announcement of the merger between enterprise agencies Nwes and East Midlands-based NBV.
CKH is offering young people the opportunity of a lifetime
14/02/2017
Cross Keys Homes is recruiting for a new group of young people to take the first step on their career ladder through its pre-apprenticeship programme.
Harry secures fully-funded place to study paramedic science
14/02/2017
Harry Byton, (19) from Deepings School, stood out in front of 1,700 other aspiring paramedics to secure himself a fully-funded place to study Paramedic Science at Northampton University.
Recycle-Trux are delivering the prizes
14/02/2017
2016 saw the futuristic Recycle.Bots roll in to Schools throughout the county, and following on from the fantastic feedback that was received, Waste Management experts Mick George Ltd, has now expanded the animation themed initiative to incorporate Recycle-Trux.
Springtime for learning and development
14/02/2017
Get ready to clean-up professionally with new workshops and courses from Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration.
The Great Divide
14/02/2017
100 years of politicians failing the local business community is brought into sharp focus at the Chambers' centenary launch, as Ian Mackellar reports.
DSM Group partner with Spitfire Network Services
13/02/2017
DSM Group have partnered with Spitfire Network Services in order to be able to provide our customers with the highest quality telecommunication products and services.
Free job seeker recruitment evening for Cambridgeshire professionals
13/02/2017
Pure is holding a job seeker recruitment evening in Cambridge on 21 February to provide additional support to professionals looking to find their next step on the career ladder.
Hearing you loud and clear
13/02/2017
An estimated one in 10 people in Cambridgeshire suffer with a hearing problem says Spire Hospital.
Jeremy Stanton joins Greenwoods Solicitors LLP
13/02/2017
Greenwoods is pleased to welcome Jeremy Stanton, Director - Strategic Land.
Job vacancies at CKLG Accountants
13/02/2017
CKLG works with a broad client base across East Anglia and have vacancies available.
Lark Energy praised for innovative solar power business model
13/02/2017
Bourne-based Lark Energy, part of The Larkfleet Group of Companies, has been praised for its innovative solar power business model in a report by leading industry group SolarPower Europe.
Saving lives with emergency first aid at work training
13/02/2017
Employees from businesses around Cambridge have been learning life-saving skills on a series of Emergency First Aid at Work courses run by Cambridge Regional College.
Security expert, Ross McDermott, has joined Dardan Security from Police Service
13/02/2017
A leading specialist in counter terrorism security and hostage and crisis negotiation has joined East Anglia’s largest security solutions provider, Dardan Security.
Talent shines at annual King’s Ely Music Festival Final
13/02/2017
Hundreds of people packed into Ely Cathedral for King’s Ely’s eagerly-anticipated Music Festival Final.
Professional Academy celebrate 15 years with new offices and staff
10/02/2017
Local training company celebrates 15 year anniversary with extension to talent pool and new Cambridge offices.
Tropical creatures pay King’s Ely Junior pupils a visit
10/02/2017
It was like a scene from the Amazon Rainforest at King’s Ely – just minus the tropical temperatures.
A new visitor guide is set to promote tourism in Ely
09/02/2017
A new visitor guide showcasing the gems of Ely has been created by the Visit Ely Team and is set to be distributed across the UK through Visit England’s network of tourist information centres.
Cost-saving initiative helps Cambridge businesses save over £135,000
09/02/2017
A free service introduced by Cambridge Business Improvement District (BID) has so far saved city centre businesses £135,500 on their running costs.
Donate a coat and help keep the homeless warm through the cold weather
09/02/2017
Local residents are being encouraged to donate unwanted coats to their local YMCA to help keep the homeless warm through the cold weather.
King’s Ely student witnesses historic Brexit judgement in the Supreme Court
09/02/2017
King’s Ely Sixth Form student Tom Oldham was able to witness an historic judgement in the Supreme Court thanks to an exciting work experience placement.
Student achieves first-class work placement award
09/02/2017
Student, Hannah Robbins, has achieved a First-Class award as part of her university degree work placement with Emerald Frog Marketing.
The AE job is far from complete
09/02/2017
Charles Counsell, Executive Director for The Pensions Regulator, reflects on the Automatic Enrolment journey so far and highlights that the job is far from complete.
Dame Mary Archer DBE keynote speaker at Chambers’ Business Women’s Network
08/02/2017
Business Women are encouraged to ‘Be Bold for Change’ to celebrate International Women’s Day at Peterborough Cathedral on Wednesday 8 March.
Join the Chamber team as an administrator in the Cambridge office
08/02/2017
We’re looking for an administrator to support the busy membership and export documentation functions at the Chamber.
New Technical and Professional Skills Centre at London Stansted Airport to be created following South East LEP funding success
08/02/2017
A new Technical and Professional Skills Centre at London Stansted Airport secured £3.5million of funding following Government confirmation of the latest investment into the South East LEP Local Growth Fund.
New facet to Chamber membership
07/02/2017
Paul Gibbons has joined the Chamber as Membership Development Officer to complement and enhance membership of the Chamber during our centenary year and beyond.
Are you an innovative and passionate leader?
06/02/2017
Cross Keys Homes is recruiting for a new Chair and Vice Chair of its Board.
BCC International Trade Survey: Fall in Sterling expected to increase cost base and push up prices
06/02/2017
The recent fall in the value of Sterling is squeezing domestic sales margins, and increasing the cost base of UK businesses, according to the results of the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) latest International Trade Survey.
Celebrations as 128 new parking spaces in Ely given the go-ahead
06/02/2017
There will be even more parking spaces available in Ely it has been announced, after the East Cambridgeshire District Council planning committee gave the go ahead for 128 spaces to be created near the Railway station.
Get fit, get inspired with YMCA - New-look community gyms open today
06/02/2017
As part of its mission to inspire young lives, YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough has launched a new campaign designed to create a virtuous circle that encourages young people to keep themselves fit and healthy, and at the same time help others through tough times.
Put your Brexit business questions to MP
06/02/2017
A free Question Time style Brexit Q&A event has been arranged for 17 February so businesses from across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire can quiz the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, and MP for Peterborough, Stewart Jackson.
Roof goes on at Lapwing Apartments
06/02/2017
The final few roof tiles are being laid at Cross Keys Homes' £9.1m retirement living development Lapwing Apartments, marking the completion of the external works at the scheme.
YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough seeks public votes
06/02/2017
YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough is urging local residents to vote for them in the Hopkins Homes Cambridgeshire Charity Vote with the hope of securing an award of up to £7,000.
Chairman of Opportunity Peterborough to retire
03/02/2017
John Bridge OBE DL is to step down from his position as Chairman of the city’s economic development company, Opportunity Peterborough, at the end of March 2017 after holding the post for more than eight years.
Grub’s Up - St John’s College gets a taste for edible insects
03/02/2017
A Cambridge College has been looking at the growing market for edible insects as part of an initiative to raise awareness about sustainable food.
London exhibition beckons for talented King’s Ely Fashion and Textiles students
03/02/2017
Skillful Fashion and Textiles students from King’s Ely Senior are preparing for a prestigious exhibition in the capital.
Start your journey to finding a job you'll love
03/02/2017
Pure Resourcing Solutions offer their top tips to finding a job you'll love.
Work commences on new district leisure centre
03/02/2017
Work has begun on new leisure centre for East Cambridgeshire which is set to open to the public next year.
Cross Keys Homes contracts 1,800 new affordable homes
02/02/2017
Cross Keys Homes has committed to build over 1,800 new affordable homes by 2021.
Bidwells choose McMahon as Senior Partner for unprecedented third term
01/02/2017
Leading property consultancy Bidwells has chosen Patrick McMahon to continue as senior partner for a further four years when his current term ends in December 2017.
Profitable transport franchise opportunity
01/02/2017
Mick George are looking to extend their franchise opportunities to their tipper vehicles.



Forthcoming Events

February 27 2017 / 7.00pm-Late
Centenary Curry Night - Ely
February 28 2017 /
Annual Conference 2017
March 1 2017 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Stamford
March 9 2017 / 8.00-10.00am
Budget Breakfast - Stamford
March 9 2017 / 9.30-11.00am
Maximise Your Membership – Cambridge
March 13 2017 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Ely