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Business advice provider IMPROBIZ benefits from Navigator signposting

Friday, January 16, 2015
Business advice provider IMPROBIZ benefits from Navigator signposting Pulborough-based IMPROBIZ offers organisations, their leaders and teams, advice, coaching, training and business development/project support. IMPROBIZ recently received signposting to valuable support and guidance through ..

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From small acorns great oaks grow… A new era in commercial support

Friday, October 31, 2014
Chichester Chamber of Commerce & Industry is regularly in touch with a host of businesses in our district and beyond. Members include internationally renowned Goodwood and Rolls Royce Motor Cars, local managers of national brands Waitrose and Cote Restaurants and regionally known Thomas Egga ..

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In My View - Rebalancing the UK economy

Thursday, September 18, 2014
There has been considerable discussion in political and business circles about rebalancing the UK economy. But, what does this mean? Why is it important and what do we do about it? Rebalancing the economy is about moving the economy away from being too reliant upon financial services and con ..

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In my View: Networking's not just ‘a jolly’, you know!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The Chamber of Commerce offers members a great deal more than just networking, yet it seems that it's the networking opportunities that the majority of our members relate to as having a direct impact on their business. In a recent survey of our members, 74% rated networking as the main reason wh ..

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In My View… After a dearth of accessible funding, it’s time to grow your business… the shop is now open!

Thursday, July 17, 2014
After a dearth of accessible funding, it’s time to grow your business… the shop is now open! The last few years have been a desert for funding and access to business support and for us at the Chamber of Commerce, it has been frustrating as we’ve seen some of our members mi ..

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We should shop locally, but we also need to think nationally …

Thursday, May 08, 2014
From the very basic commercial principle of supply and demand, if the demand isn’t there, the supply dries up and businesses close down – whether retail, food outlets, print companies, producers or manufacturers. The reality is that Chichester is made up of some fabulous shops.  ..

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A27? It’s about time

Thursday, March 06, 2014
It’s good to see a commitment stated in the media for a feasibility study on A27 improvements. It’s about time – but it’s not new and it’s not the first. We all know another feasibility study will show that improvements are needed. The impact of this road extends f ..

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In My View....

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
People often ask: “Do you get much business from your Chamber of Commerce membership?” The answer to which is generally along the lines of “because of my type of business, no, not a lot.” They continue, “so why are you a member?” Then my response gets longer ..

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The Importance of Tourism

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
At one time or another we’re all tourists! Whether an annual holiday, a weekend away, a day out or a business trip, when you or I take a break, we’re contributing to the ‘visitor economy’. The tourism industry is the country’s third largest employer, employing i ..

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