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BCC/DHL: UK exporters impeded by labour shortages
25/05/2018
The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, today (Friday) publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, based on survey and documentation data from UK exporters.
Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology introduce Year 5 students to Water for the World
25/05/2018
Year 5 students from The Spinney Primary School were treated to a STEM outreach day at Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology, (CAST) where they had the opportunity to meet and work with Year 12 students that are studying STEM subjects at A-level.
Points of View: US/China Trade
25/05/2018
This week saw a step back from the brink of a US/China trade war.
The Cambridge’s CEO becomes trade body Chair
25/05/2018
Stephen Mitcham, The Cambridge’s Chief Executive, has this week been elected Chair of the Building Societies Association the Society’s trade body.
Bridge the Gap will take a walk on the wild side this year, with the University of Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology
24/05/2018
Bridge the Gap charity walk sponsored by Cambridge Building Society, was launched at Emmanuel College this week. The College is one of six highlights which will be featured on the famed annual walk on Sunday 9 September.
KISS culture: the importance of positive morale
24/05/2018
KISS Account Executive Hannah takes a look at how they keeps their employees happy.
New Chair for housing association alliance Homes for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
24/05/2018
Claire Higgins, the Chief Executive of CrossKeys Homes, has succeeded Alan Lewin as the Chair for Homes for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough - a group of 15 housing associations who are working together to build up to 40,000 homes over the next 20 years.
Cambridge Consultants inspire the next generation of STEM innovators
23/05/2018
Cambridge Consultants invited Year 7 students from Bottisham Village College, Netherhall School, Stephen Perse Foundation Senior School and Swavesey Village College to apply to attend a STEM project day.
Check before you travel during May bank holiday weekend
23/05/2018
Rail passengers in East Anglia are advised to check before they travel as Network Rail is carrying out engineering works over the Bank Holiday weekend, 26-28 May 2018.
Development begins in Dogsthorpe
23/05/2018
Work has begun to transform a brownfield site in Dogsthorpe, Peterborough into a 200 home development.
Domino Printing helps science activities at local school get off to a flying start
23/05/2018
Pupils at a Cambridgeshire school are set to benefit from a partnership with a local company which will provide regular science activities over the next three years.
From businesses losing billions, to the recent death of the sickie!
23/05/2018
While many of us have become used to reading about businesses losing billions each year due to employees bunking off – there has now been a demise in the sickie.
Intrepid King’s Ely teachers to take on Uganda Marathon
23/05/2018
Four teachers from King’s Ely are taking on the challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for poverty-stricken families in East Africa.
Local organisation gains football bragging rights
23/05/2018
Last night saw two of the region’s most recognisable organisations compete in unchartered territory from that which we would normally associate either party.
New MOT test skids into British legislation
23/05/2018
Major changes to the MOT test rules in Britain could have huge legal ramifications warns Cristina Parla from leading law firm Roythornes Solicitors.
Who has the legal rights to your social media and online ‘assets’ after death?
23/05/2018
Nadine Wealands, associate at Roythornes Solicitors, explains what the law says regarding social media and online accounts and who can claim ownership of ‘digital assets’.
BCC to Prime Minister: Time to 'fix the fundamentals' for UK growth
22/05/2018
Chamber business leaders from across the United Kingdom have today (Tuesday) written to the Prime Minister calling for a renewed focus on tackling the barriers to growth and investment in the United Kingdom - and a radical plan for action.
Cambridge 'Networked for learning' as Learning at Work Week draws to a close
22/05/2018
Cambridge Network, together with the National Campaign for Learning's 'Learning at Work Week' partners, Jagex and Taylor Vinters, celebrated the end of the week with a fun 'Bingling' event.
Feast of fun for King’s Ely pupils ahead of the Royal Wedding!
22/05/2018
Red, white and blue were certainly the colours of the day as pupils at King’s Ely Acremont and Nursery and King’s Ely Junior went all out to celebrate the Royal Wedding.
Hazards in the Workplace - COSHH Assessments
22/05/2018
Is COSHH on your agenda when looking at risks to your business?
Special lunch will showcase business success
22/05/2018
The Chambers’ annual Leaders Lunch returns to Downing College, Cambridge next week welcoming the Executive Director of Mansion House and Central Criminal Court as guest speaker.
‘Heart of Cambridge station’ now accessible to all
21/05/2018
People with wheelchairs and pushchairs can now get information much more easily thanks to the latest work that’s been done at Cambridge rail station.
Cambridge North welcomes more than a quarter of a million passengers during its first year
21/05/2018
East Anglia’s newest railway station has welcomed 320,000 people during its first year.
Co-opted to Council of Industry Body
21/05/2018
Guy Porteous of owner of Sterling Stock Auditors has been Co-opted onto the National Council of The Institute of Licensed Trade Stock Auditors.
Dancing stars help raise a record £25,000 for NSPCC in Peterborough
21/05/2018
Ballroom and Latin dance professionals, former Strictly Come Dancing stars Robin Windsor and Kristina Rihanoff, wowed fans and fundraisers at one of the region’s best-loved charity events.
Dealing with dementia - are you and your family legally prepared?
21/05/2018
21-27 May is Dementia Action Week and leading law firm Buckles Solicitors LLP is urging people living with dementia to legally prepare themselves and their loved ones for the future.
Hegarty Solicitors Demystifies Legal Services
21/05/2018
Local Law Firm Hegarty Solicitors have launched a new website this week with the aim of demystifying legal services.
Kershaw Insulation pick up 'Highly Commended' Award at East of England Energy Efficiency Awards
21/05/2018
Cambridge based Kershaw Insulation are celebrating after being awarded the Highly Commended Award in the East of England Energy Efficiency Awards.
Maggie's Centre support employers, employees and colleagues affected by cancer
21/05/2018
Maggie's Centre Cambridge to hold workshop to provide guidance, education and information on how to manage and support employees dealing with cancer.
St Neots Business Showcase: Promoting business excellence in Cambridgeshire’s largest town
21/05/2018
Now in its sixth year, the local Business Showcase is returning to St Neots’ Market Square on Wednesday 13 June.
The UK’s biggest business survey is back and it’s time to make your voice heard
21/05/2018
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.
Warboys Cricket Club benefit from sports fund
21/05/2018
Mick George supports Warboys Cricket Club with sports fund grant.
King’s Ely golfers victorious at ISGA Wellington College Silver Salver
18/05/2018
King’s Ely Junior students were on top form at the prestigious Independent Schools Golf Association (ISGA) Wellington College Silver Salver competition.
Staff wellbeing a priority for East Anglian businesses
18/05/2018
Delegates at yesterday's Ashtons and HAYS Annual Employment Conference were asked if they were making the wellbeing of their staff part of their business strategy.
What can we expect from Mary Meeker's 2018 Internet Trends Report?
18/05/2018
KISS PR associate takes a look at what we internet trends we should expect from Mary Meeker.
Time out on exam stress for local students
17/05/2018
Year 11 students from Thomas Deacon Academy (TDA) will be taking time out from revision for a stress-busting day at the neighbouring University Centre Peterborough (UCP) campus on Monday 21 May.
Close Brothers Treasury launches a new savings account aimed at small businesses
16/05/2018
Small businesses across the region can now consider a new, flexible option for their valuable cash reserves.
Design and prototyping services in March, Cambridgeshire
16/05/2018
CAD Engineers, A4 Plus, move to March, Cambs expanding their mechanical design and prototyping service.
Excessive Time off Work?
16/05/2018
What do you do when your employee is taking excessive time off work? - Advice from Qdos HR
Mike Phelan headlines degree Sports Conference
16/05/2018
Sports fans from Peterborough’s colleges and sixth forms will gain inspiration and an insight into studying at degree level at this year’s Sports Coaching and Physical Education Conference.
Pure team hits fundraising heights in Three Peaks Challenge
16/05/2018
A 15-strong fundraising team from East Anglia’s professional recruitment consultancy Pure have smashed their fundraising target and raised over £6,000 for local bereavement charity Stars by completing the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge.
Tackling workplace stress through positive changes
16/05/2018
AXA PPP healthcare offer some positive changes for your workplace to help tackle stress in the workplace.
The Cambridge opens doors to its new central Cambridge store
16/05/2018
The Cambridge welcomed guests to an official launch last night to showcase the opening of its central Cambridge store.
Annual charity conference date confirmed
15/05/2018
City accountancy firm Rawlinsons is once again hosting the highly successful annual Charity Conference at Kingsgate Conference Centre in Peterborough on 12 June.
Ashtons Legal appoints six new Associates
15/05/2018
Ashtons Legal is delighted to announce the appointment of six new Associates from within the firm.
Don’t miss magical production of The Tempest at King’s Ely’s Old Palace
15/05/2018
Spellbinding Shakespeare play The Tempest is being staged at King’s Ely in June.
First teams sign up for the Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival!
15/05/2018
Companies, clubs and organisations from across the region are getting their teams together and signing up to take part in this year’s eagerly anticipated Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival in aid of Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT).
Free training sessions in Norfolk
15/05/2018
Join Norfolk Chamber for a new event series in King’s Lynn that delivers expert led training sessions by Norfolk Chamber members.
Huntingdon language firm keeps business in the family
15/05/2018
In an industry focussed on the importance of service and a shared enthusiasm for languages, it’s no wonder family firms thrive in the UK’s translation sector, with Association of Translation Company member Anglia Translations Ltd amongst those keeping business in the bloodline.
King’s Ely students shine in British Biology Olympiad and Biology Challenge
15/05/2018
King’s Ely Senior students won a haul of awards in this year’s British Biology Olympiad and Biology Challenge.
Local support success for a good cause
15/05/2018
Two work colleagues, Pippa Ellis, and Natasha Oliver from Beacon Wealth Management Ltd are taking on a 100km cycling challenge on the 26 May, in aid of Women v Cancer.
More trains seats as Greater Anglia’s summer timetable starts this weekend
15/05/2018
There will be more trains and over 7,000 extra seats per week as Greater Anglia’s summer timetable begins this Sunday, 20 May.
Possible documentation delays during Ramadan
15/05/2018
During the holy month of Ramadan the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce will adopt shorter working hours.
Roythornes holds spot on LSEG’s ‘1000 Companies’ list for second year
15/05/2018
National law firm Roythornes Solicitors has been recognised for its business growth and successes over the last 12 months as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ for the second year in a row.
Cambridge Regional College win leading Middle East football tournament
14/05/2018
Football students from Cambridge Regional College (CRC) have enjoyed outstanding success at one of the leading tournaments in youth soccer.
CKH wins prestigious national award
14/05/2018
Cross Keys Homes' determination to tackle the housing crisis has been rewarded with a win in the housing sector's own Oscars - the UK Housing Awards.
Pure achieves prestigious Investors in People Gold status
14/05/2018
Professional recruitment specialists Pure has been awarded an Investors in People Gold Award.
Tansy Castledine appointed Director of Music at Peterborough Cathedral
14/05/2018
The Chapter of Peterborough Cathedral is pleased to announce that it has appointed Tansy Castledine as its new Director of Music. She will take up her post in September 2018.
Award success for The Cambridge
11/05/2018
This week saw The Cambridge named The MoneyAge Mortgage Awards ‘Mortgage Lender Customer Service of the Year’ at the 2018 annual awards.
Cambridge Regional College students win Bronze at AoC Sport National Championship
11/05/2018
Students from Cambridge Regional College (CRC) competed at the AoC Sport National Championships in Nottingham last weekend, coming home with two bronze medals as they helped the Eastern region to finish in third place.
Put on the Ritz and get 'In The Mood' for a 1940s Themed Party at Peterborough Cathedral
11/05/2018
Peterborough Cathedral is hosting a number of different events over the course of the Peterborough Heritage Festival (Friday 15 - Sunday 17 June), with the centrepiece being a '1940s Themed Party' on Saturday 16 June.
It’s wedding season – but couples may want to say I Do to pre-nups
10/05/2018
Wedding season is upon us – not least with Royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tying the knot this month.
Lost Words
10/05/2018
'75% of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates' - inspirational campaign uses lost words to inspire children with the wonders of nature.
New and additional seating improves Greater Anglia rail stations
10/05/2018
Over 1,300 extra seats are now available on rail station platforms across East Anglia.
Arthur Rank Hospice’s Star Shine Night Walk will celebrate its 10th year with ‘Call the Midwife’s’ Fred Buckle, actor Cliff Parisi
09/05/2018
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is delighted that ‘Call the Midwife’ star, Cliff Parisi will be part of the 10th Birthday celebrations at its annual night walk on Saturday 19 May.
Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants
09/05/2018
How do you ensure your restrictive covenants secure your business?
Forthcoming trade missions and business forum from DIT
09/05/2018
The Department of International Trade (DIT) announce dates for trade missions to Georgia and Armenia plus a business forum on UK-Turkey Infrastructure Collaboration.
Hundreds attend King’s Ely Senior Prize Giving at Ely Cathedral
09/05/2018
Students, staff, parents and friends of King’s Ely came together in Ely Cathedral for one of the highlights of the school calendar.
Kershaw Mechanical Services driving forward with latest project
09/05/2018
Kershaw Mechanical Services is delighted to have been awarded the full Mechanical and Electrical installation for the new Scania (Great Britain) Limited's Head Quarter offices based in Milton Keynes.
New Managing Director for FlexiSolar
09/05/2018
FlexiSolar, the innovative solar carport specialist based near Cambridge, is delighted to announce it has a new Managing Director, Keenan Gratrick.
Stocks in Focus: J Sainsbury Plc
09/05/2018
This week NW Broiwn is looking at Sainsbury's which recently agreed terms with Walmart to merge with its subsidiary Asda.
Thrills and spills at King’s Ely’s annual Hoop Trundle
09/05/2018
Competitive spirits rode high at King’s Ely’s Hoop Trundle – one of the school’s most historic and fiercely-contested events.
A blooming pretty picture
08/05/2018
Members of the St Ives in Bloom group have been clearing flower beds at the town’s park-and-ride site to prepare the area for summer planting.
TV personality Gok Wan to return to Newmarket for the Moët and Chandon July Festival
08/05/2018
Newmarket Racecourses are delighted to announce that Gok Wan will be returning to the Home of Horseracing to co-host the second day of the Moët and Chandon July Festival.
Accountants advise businesses to prepare for change as Making Tax Digital looms
04/05/2018
Chartered Certified Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers, Bulley Davey, are encouraging businesses to get ahead of the game and prepare for the changes that are coming when the government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative is implemented next year.
Come and enjoy FREE half term activities in May at Peterborough Cathedral!
04/05/2018
A host of fun and free events are happening during May half term at Peterborough Cathedral.
Greener, more efficient trains now being assembled for Greater Anglia
04/05/2018
New diesel trains currently being built for Greater Anglia will be greener and more efficient than the company’s existing trains.
Just a few of our favourite campaigns so far in 2018
04/05/2018
At KISS we always love checking out the latest campaigns to see what's trending and what's got people talking.
Mick George goes carnival crazy
04/05/2018
The abundance of applications submitted to Mick George Ltd in the most recent local sponsorship round can only mean one thing…… that’s right, we’re heading in to party season.
Scrutton Bland sees opportunity in the East
04/05/2018
Leading financial services provider, Scrutton Bland, sees a bright future for confident businesses operating in the East of England and has responded by further strengthening its own team.
Check before you travel during May bank holiday weekend
03/05/2018
Rail passengers in East Anglia are advised to check before they travel as Network Rail is carrying out engineering works over the Bank Holiday weekend.
CKH celebrates award win
03/05/2018
Cross Keys Homes (CKH) is celebrating after its life enhancing 'All About You' courses won a well-deserved award at one of the most prestigious awards in the housing sector, the Tpas Awards.
Encocam celebrates 30 years of innovation
03/05/2018
30 years after Encocam was first started, the privately-owned engineering company held a celebration event for its customers, suppliers and partners.
Hunt & Coombs’ charity challenge
03/05/2018
Hunt & Coombs’ charity challenge raises over £1200 in aid of CPSL Mind and Macmillan in one weekend!
Robotics is ‘food for thought’ at Roythornes breakfast event
03/05/2018
The potential for revolution in food manufacturing through cutting-edge robotic technology was the hot topic discussed during the latest Food Business Breakfast in Peterborough, organised and hosted by Roythornes Solicitors last week (26 April).
St John’s College wins Gold Award for Sustainability
03/05/2018
A Cambridge College is celebrating winning a major accolade for its innovative practices and commitment to sustainable food – the city’s first academic venue to be recognised in this way.
Two local groups strike gold
03/05/2018
For the past two months, Mick George Ltd has been running its ‘Skip of Gold’ competition in partnership with the Hunts Post, providing local sports clubs and community groups the chance to win £1,000.
£64,700 raised by trekkers taking on the Sahara for Arthur Rank Hospice
02/05/2018
18 adventurous hospice supporters who trekked 70 kilometres across the world's hottest desert in March, in temperatures reaching 40 degrees have now raised an incredible £64,700.
Greater Anglia to run full timetable during planned RMT strike on 5 May
02/05/2018
Greater Anglia will be running a full service during the forthcoming RMT strike day on 5 May.
Merger means a new 'Top 200' law firm for Peterborough and Cambridge
02/05/2018
In an exciting development, Greenwoods Solicitors LLP and GRM have merged to form Greenwoods GRM LLP.
The Cambridge searches for relatives of their original Board of Directors
02/05/2018
Cambridge Building Society is searching for family descendants of their original Board of Directors, to help celebrate the launch of their new Central Cambridge store.
Ashtons appoints three new partners
01/05/2018
Ashtons Legal has appointed Colin Makin, Amy Richardson and Tom Bailey as partners in the firm.
Dr Rowan Williams to speak on 'Slavery: Past and Present'
01/05/2018
On Friday 11 May at 7.30pm, Dr Rowan Williams – Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge and former Archbishop of Canterbury – will be speaking at Peterborough Cathedral on ‘Slavery: Past and Present’.



Forthcoming Events

June 11 2018 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Ely
June 12 2018 / 7.45-10.00am
Peterborough Breakfast: Local Procurement
June 13 2018 / 10.30am-2.30pm
St Neots Business Showcase
June 15 2018 / 12.30-2.30pm
Peterborough Construction Networking Lunch