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Doncaster Grandee and Founder of DFS, Lord Kirkham, To Speak At Upcoming Business Conference in June

May 17, 2024

Chamber News A business titan – and one of our region’s most distinguished success stories – will be making a rare Doncaster appearance at a flagship business event next month, at which he will be reflecting upon both his own entrepreneurial journey and on what the future holds for his home city. Doncaster born and…

South Yorkshire Businesses Asked to Share Their Views On Local Town and City Centres

May 13, 2024

Chamber News As part of a new poll being conducted by the three regional South Yorkshire Chambers of Commerce, businesses are being asked to share their views on what the priorities should be for their nearest town or city centre. The latest iteration of the South Yorkshire Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) – which, every three…

Doncaster Chamber Ramps Up Its Ambition By Appointing New Chief Operating Officer

May 3, 2024

Chamber News In a move that will enable the organisation to ramp up its ambition and better serve the business community it represents, Doncaster Chamber has appointed a new Chief Operating Officer. Having been at the Chamber for five years, Jade Dyer has stepped into this new role and will be assuming a greater amount…

South Yorkshire Businesses Optimistic About The Future of AI and Are Ready To Embrace The Technology

April 11, 2024

Chamber News The majority of South Yorkshire businesses are ready to embrace the use of AI in some way, shape or form, with 70% of them believing that this technology represents a valuable opportunity that must be seized. These findings are from the recently-published results of The Artificial Intelligence Survey, sponsored by ProAktive and the…

Nick Fletcher MP Meets With Doncaster Businesses To Discuss Government Policy, The Housing Market, Skills, Net Zero and More

April 9, 2024

Chamber News Businesses in Nick Fletcher’s Don Valley constituency were able to meet with their MP earlier this week, and subsequently hashed out the pressing issues of the day, at a roundtable event that was organised by the local Chamber of Commerce. A completely open-forum, this was an opportunity for those delegates in attendance to…

South Yorkshire Chambers Welcome Major Announcement From Hybrid Air Vehicles

March 25, 2024

Chamber News Hybrid Air Vehicles, a leading pioneer in the field of green aviation, has today announced that it will be using a site in Doncaster as the base of operations for its forthcoming production programme. With this move further strengthening the investor’s ties to South Yorkshire – while promising to also yield a number…

South Yorkshire Chambers Celebrate Good News In Doncaster Sheffield Airport Negotiations

March 21, 2024

Chamber News After nearly two years of hard-fought campaigning and work taking place behind-the-scenes, the fate of Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is looking brighter than ever. The basis for this renewed optimism is that, today, City of Doncaster Council have announced that they have passed a significant milestone in their negotiations with the airport’s owners,…

Doncaster Chamber Welcomes New Vision for South Yorkshire’s Growth and Skills System

March 15, 2024

Chamber News Yesterday, a pair of strategic documents were published by the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA), outlining their ambitious plans for the region’s economy and its skills system. Encouraged by the pragmatic and forward-thinking vision that is presented here, Doncaster Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the arrival of both publications and is optimistic…

Doncaster’s Young People Connect Up With Employers and Are Show the Breadth of Opportunities Available to Them at Major Careers Fair

March 13, 2024

Chamber News Thousands upon thousands of Doncaster’s young people attended a major careers fair last week – one of the largest in all of South Yorkshire – where they had a chance to connect up with businesses and discover the sheer breadth of job prospects are available right on their doorstep. Organised by the local…

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Chancellor’s Budget Supports The Stabilisation of National Economy But More Still Needs To Be Done, Says Doncaster Chamber

March 8, 2024

Chamber News Reacting to this week’s budget – delivered by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt – Doncaster Chamber welcomes continued efforts to stabilise our economy, even if the situation should never have become quite so strained in the first place. On Wednesday, Mr Hunt outlined the government’s plans for public spending and taxes over…

South Yorkshire Mayor Candidates To Face Voters At Upcoming Hustings Event

February 28, 2024

Chamber News Doncaster Chamber of Commerce – in partnership with Sheffield Chamber, Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber, The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), Make UK and The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) – will be holding a hustings event in April. Taking place at Doncaster College, this will be an opportunity for attendees to hear from…

South Yorkshire Businesses Asked To Share Their Views on AI and How Well-Prepared They Are To Utilise It

February 21, 2024

Chamber News South Yorkshire businesses are being canvassed for their thoughts on AI – and the implications they anticipate it will have for them – via a new questionnaire that is being conducted by the regional Chambers of Commerce. The Artificial Intelligence Survey is open from now until Monday the 11th of March and gives…

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