Chamber – Page 13

Chamber Annual General Meeting 2014

There was a real buzz at the recent Brixham Chamber of Commerce AGM, where over 50 people heard how the Chamber has grown and developed during 2013. The action packed meeting held at Berry Head Hotel, included  12 Executive members giving a 3 minute update of their activities last year, together with their future plans… Read More »

The value of apprentices

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has stepped up its campaign to encourage more businesses to highlight the value that apprentices bring to their company – in an all-out bid to urge more firms across the UK to hire them. Demand from young people for apprenticeship places continues to outstrip the supply provided by employers.… Read More »

Brixham springs into market season

The sun is making a reappearance, bulbs are blooming and the winter coat is beginning to feel a little heavy. All sure signs that warmer weather is coming and Spring is just around the corner. With the arrival of the new season comes the Sunday Market organized by Brixham Chamber of Commerce . On the… Read More »

Coralline scoops national award

A Brixham based health insurance business has achieved a top national award. Coralline Health which was founded by Jacqui Shaw and Pauline Neal, has been recognised as the winner of the WPA Franchisee of the Year. It’s the latest in a string of accolades won by the insurance company, which started trading in 2011. The fast-growing business was born out of Jacqui’s many years experience in the insurance industry and Pauline’s… Read More »

Business Superbrands 2014

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has been officially named as a Business Superbrand in an annual survey that identifies the UK’s key business-to-business brands. Independently co-ordinated by The Centre for Brand Analysis, the survey considers thousands of brands that are judged by both an expert panel and 2,000 individual business professionals. The brands are… Read More »

Resilient transport network needed

Following the news that the main railway line linking Devon and Cornwall to the rest of the United Kingdom is unlikely to re-open for at least six weeks, Dr Adam Marshall, Executive Director of Policy and External Affairs at the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “It’s high time that the resilience of our transport networks… Read More »

Skills and Employment Manifesto

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has published its Skills and Employment Manifesto, setting out ways to radically transform the systems that educate our young people, and recommendations for training our adult workforce. Employers consistently tell us that there is a mismatch between what they are looking for in their staff, and the skills, experience… Read More »

Membership for 2014

I am writing to you on behalf of Brixham Chamber to thank you for your support over the last year and also to ask you for your membership renewal for 2014. The price for membership in 2014 has been held at £35, that’s less than 10p per day. Your membership fee helps us to achieve… Read More »

Growth figures good, but more to do

BCC: Growth figures good, but more to do to sustain recovery Director General, John Longworth and Chief Economist, David Kern both comment on the GDP figures for Q4 2013. GDP increased by 0.7% in Q4 2013, compared with Q3 The largest contribution came from the service sector, which increased by 0.8% Manufacturing increased by 0.9%… Read More »

Brixham’s storm chaser

In the December Isssue of  The English Riviera Magazine, Chamber member and well known Brixham photographer, Chris Slack talks to Anita Newcombe about the attraction of storm-force weather conditions, moonlit beaches at midnight and sunrise over the sea – all to get the perfect shot. When I met Chris Slack at his home in Brixham he… Read More »