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Business survey shows confidence is improving

Business survey shows confidence is improving

Somerset’s first Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) Breakfast Briefing took place on Wednesday 3 May, highlighting the regional findings from Q1 2017 of the British Chambers’ national business barometer. Business people from across the county attended the event at...

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Two new faces join Harris+Harris Solicitors’ Frome office

Two new faces join Harris+Harris Solicitors’ Frome office

Two new faces have joined Harris + Harris Solicitors to build its specialist legal teams. The firm now employs more than 50 people in its two offices in Frome and Wells after welcoming Christiana Olomolaiye and Victoria Panchal, who work from the Stony Street office....

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Business survey shows confidence is improving

Economic survey for Mendip businesses

Mendip District Council has asked us to share this information with you and we’d also like to ask you to take the time to fill in the survey. “I’ll start with an apology – as a business in the UK you probably get survey requests all the time.  This one is important...

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Business survey shows confidence is improving

Consultation on planning

Mendip District Council is launching a final stage of consultation on an important new planning document which sets out the council’s requirements when planning permission is sought for the change of use of a community facility or employment site. The first stage of...

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Find out what was discussed at January’s Retail Group

Find out what was discussed at January’s Retail Group

Retail Group 31st January 2017 These are some notes of the Retail Group Meeting. There were not quite as many people as usual but they made up for that in both volume and quality. Review of December Trade had been seriously disrupted by the roadworks on Bath St. These...

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Business survey shows confidence is improving

Chamber responds to out of town restaurant approval

We are disappointed that approval has been given by Mendip District Council (MDC) for an edge of the bypass ‘family restaurant’ outside Frome between Sainsbury’s and the Mason’s Arms. Frome Town Council, Selwood Parish Council and Frome Civic Society all objected to...

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GROW with DIGITAL programme

GROW with DIGITAL programme

Enterprise Mendip is hosting a comprehensive programme of free digital training to support Mendip based businesses to grow. The programme covers many topics from digital marketing to small business IT. With a  seminar called ‘The A – Z of Business Computing’ the...

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Digital infrastructure & skills survey

Digital infrastructure & skills survey

The British Chambers of Commerce and Somerset Chamber are working together to understand Chamber members' current priorities and concerns around digital infrastructure and skills. It has put together a survey to capture your experiences and we’d encourage Frome...

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Christmas parking in Frome

Christmas parking in Frome

Mendip District Council has again organised free parking in the town in the run-up to Christmas. Shoppers will be able to park for free in the Cattle Market Car park on for Small Business Saturday on 3rd December 2016. And free parking will also apply to all Mendip...

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