The Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce is in a unique position to help your organisation develop and grow by keeping you informed and introducing you to the latest in key and vital areas of business, such as: 1. Apprenticeships 2. International Trade 3. Leadership Training
The Chamber has a key role to play in the long term economic growth of the county. Utilising the skills and expertise of the Chamber team and our partners to communicate and engage the business community is a vital component of realising the growth and prosperity goals of Hertfordshire businesses.
This is backed by the support provided to us through our accreditation to the British Chambers of Commerce which offers a strong representative voice for SMEs nationally in areas such as apprenticeships, international trade, the reduction of red tape, access to finance, business rates and workforce skills.
The Chamber recognises the value of apprenticeships for young people and for businesses throughout Hertfordshire and works closely with the National Apprenticeship Service. Taking between 1 - 4 years to complete, depending on the sector and job role, Apprenticships can be introduced to train new or existing employees. Find our more here.
As a British Chambers of Commerce Accredited Chamber we can offer a wide range of services to businesses wanting to start to trade internationally as well as those who are already trading overseas. You can find out more about Hertfordshire Chamber's international services here.
With our close links to the University of Hertfordshire (UH), the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce can offer local businesses a wide range of leadership training opportunites for their team members - ranging from one-day development courses to a full- or part-time MBA. For businesses looking to place students on courses for the 2016/2017 academic year the Chamber, through its partnership arrangement with UH, can offer a 25% discount off selected UH courses. You'll find more information about the types of courses available here or to enquire about the 25% discount contact Carole Luck (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We encourage our members to take advantage of the many opportunities to access support and expertise available to help them grow their business and we have developed an extensive activity programme to promote how much can be gained by working closely together, up skilling and engaging employees and networking within the business community to achieve accelerated growth. Unlocking potential growth opportunities by encouraging diversification, improving productivity and developing an international trade strategy are some of the key focus areas for the Chamber.
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