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WELCOME TO THE SEVENOAKS DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

We have proudly served the businesses in our District since 1911 and today our membership spans a diverse and engaged business community. All our networking opportunities, online and off, let our members connect and engage to help grow their businesses through collaboration. With nearly 200 member organisations ranging in size from start-ups to corporates, our vibrant business network is definitely worth being a part of! We look forward to welcoming you as a member soon.

Our members are professionals, financiers, creatives, tradespeople, retailers, consultants, clinicians, and more.

Our mission is to support businesses in our district and the surrounding area, to influence and inform, to facilitate new relationships and connections, and enable growth and prosperity.

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EVENTS

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UPCOMING EVENTS

may, 2021

I was a member of the Chamber some years back, so this year, when I reopened Bishopsgate Copywriting, it was an easy decision to re-join the Chamber!

Steve Shaw

NEWS

Community Connectors – New Issue

Read the latest issue of this newsletter produced by Sevenoaks District Council to subscribe to this newsletter please email: communities@sevenoaks.gov.uk  Community Connectors 14th May 2021 Community Connectors 7th May 2021 Community Connectors 29th April 2021...

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JAZZ IN THE PLAZA

Major To Minor, are playing to re-open the newly refurbished Plaza at the Stag, on Sunday 30 May 8pm. Half of the tickets have already sold, and seating will be socially distanced at individual tables of max 6 people per booking. Special guest is Emma Hatton, (star of...

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Town Team Weekly Newsletter – NEW ISSUE

These weekly newsletters from The Sevenoaks Town Council are informative for both Residents and Businesses. If you would like to receive a copy direct to your inbox please sign up HERE Town Team Weekly 12-05-2021 Town Team Weekly 27-04-2021 Town Team Weekly 20-04-21...

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Corporate Mental Resilience with Stephen Harris

Steve Harris is a middle manager in the fire service currently managing a number of teams in learning and development, firefighter core skills and leadership programmes. Responsible for a £4 million pound budget of salaries, income generation, training and development...

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World Password Day

What’s your favourite password? … I hope you were not about to reveal it, and I hope you don’t only have just one! Today is World Password Day.  A very good time, then, to think about your password security. It turns out (according to the National Cyber Security...

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Your Town Centre News

Welcome to our first edition of Your Town Centre News for all traders operating in the town centres of Edenbridge, Sevenoaks, Swanley, and Westerham. It will cover the latest advice for re-opening your business and how the high streets are being promoted as safe,...

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MAYOR OF SEVENOAKS 2021/2022

Councillor Dr Merilyn Canet has been elected the new Mayor of Sevenoaks on Tuesday 4th May 2021. Cllr Dr Canet is a lifelong resident of Sevenoaks and was first elected a Town Councillor in 1987 and was Mayor in 1992/93. The Mayor’s charity is the MS Society and she...

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Mayday Mayday Mayday – CT to the rescue

Everyone must be familiar with the distress call Mayday Mayday Mayday from those old black and white films about the Battle of Britain, but did you ever wonder why the first day of May should be linked to a cry for help? It was devised in the 1920s at Croydon Airport...

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St George’s Day: why a password can be mightier than the sword

As every schoolboy and quizzer should know, 23rd April is St George’s Day – England’s patron saint. George is usually depicted as a knight defending damsels in distress against a fiery dragon. If you’d like to know more about him, check out our blog from last year...

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SUN DO RESTAURANT OPENING HOURS

Sun Do are now taking bookings and will be opening their doors to diners from 23rd May. Call 01732 453299 or 451348 sundo-restaurant.com Opening times: Sunday         5:30pm-9:00pmMonday        5:30pm-9:30pmTuesday       ClosedWednesday  ClosedThursday     ...

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Out of lockdown again: four things to consider when you reopen

It’s been a long, dark winter but there is finally reason to feel hopeful. The lockdown and UK’s vaccination programme have proved highly effective. Infection and death rates have plummeted, allowing the government to begin easing our third (and hopefully final)...

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Deaf Awareness Week – Is your Business Deaf Aware?

May 4th - 9th May 2021#WeSupportDeafAwarenessThe pandemic has been a burden to a lot of us in many different ways. This article is not about focussing on the negatives however. It is about understanding some of the positives that have emerged as a result of the...

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Is Covid still an excuse for a poor customer experience?

In March last year when the pandemic hit it was quite understandable that service levels would fall while businesses re-adjusted and managed to establish teams working from remote locations. Naturally wait times may be longer, processes a little unclear and general...

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BOOTHLAW QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2021

Time has flown by!  It is already more than three months since I launched BoothLaw as a new boutique international business law firm (boothlaw.co.uk). I am delighted to report that we have been busy from the start. We have had the pleasure of working for new clients...

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Is your business IT ready for a rocket boost?

12 April 2021 is not just special for being freedom day with businesses being able to open again as the national lockdown relaxes, although this is something to celebrate. Did you know that 12 April 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first voyage into...

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Does your IT make you feel like a Grand National jockey?

With April comes that important date in the horseracing calendar, the Grand National.  This jewel in the National Hunt season is a handicapped steeplechase featuring larger-than-standard fences – 30 in all – over a gruelling 4 mile course at Aintree Racecourse.  The...

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1st Wednesday Networking – April

Another successful 1st Wednesday was held yesterday. Katrina Walker, the new Chair welcomed members and guests to the meeting and highlighted that the ‘Chamber Roadmap’ for 2021 has been sent out to members and due to some uncertainty remaining for business during the...

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CHAMBER ROADMAP 2021

The following provides our ‘Chamber Roadmap’ for the coming year, highlighting some changes and some exciting new initiatives to help business thrive and connect. We will remain open minded and continue to adapt to change as needed. Here are some of the things you can...

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Chamber NEWS

As we enter the new financial year, we are looking forward to some significant developments for the Chamber, as well as a change of leadership. We wanted to share with you our Roadmap for the next year, as we continue to adapt and support our members through the...

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Pop-Up Marketplace for Local Traders

Sevenoaks Town Council creates a Pop-Up Marketplace for Local Traders during May & June to help them trade whilst some pandemic restrictions remain in place Since March 2020 it has been a difficult time for local businesses fuelled by uncertainty and changing...

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How is IT support like a Beethoven symphony?

Did you know that 29th March is World Piano Day? The date was chosen as it is the 88th day of the year (a standard piano has 88 keys.) Playing the piano can look deceptively easy – who hasn’t been tempted to bash out Chopsticks when they see a piano keyboard? But...

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