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Contents October 2020


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Business News 4 Editor’s View Marking a period of change


5 Chamber welcomes new presidents 6 US stake boosts value of Gymshark 7 New patron set for USA drive


8 Partnership with university offers start-up support


11 EV charging point installed at Chamber House


12 President’s Focus Steve Allen, president of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce


13 Building sale secures the Chamber’s future 14 Key speakers at economic review 16 Round-up from the Future Faces awards 19 HS2 bridge installed over M42


20 The Griffin Report Excitation and Engineering Services Ltd


23 Virtual training delivered to freight forwarder 25 International firms move to the region 26 Charity’s campaign to tackle £1.3m shortfall


Chamber Patrons 28 Julian Lloyd Webber steps down from Conservatoire role


1813 Club and Premier Members 30 New tax director appointed at Smith Cooper


International 32 Manufacturer wins overseas orders


Chamber Group 33 Commonwealth: Fintech boss named as new Chamber president


34 Transatlantic: Call for travel corridor to reopen


35 Future Faces: Students to be offered memberships


36 Cannock Chase: Apprentices expert to take over as president


37 Burton & District: Grants available for small businesses


October 2020 CHAMBERLINK3 Features


Enterprise & Innovation 45 When the going gets tough, the tough get innovating


48 Creativity in the workplace


Health in the workplace 50 Covid-19 and the impact on mental health 53 How Covid-19 will affect the hard of hearing


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38 Lichfield & Tamworth: Valyou boss named as president


39 Sutton Coldfield: New president to help rejuvenate town


40 Solihull: Awards shortlist reveals outstanding contenders


42 ABCC: Wholesale firm boss named as president


Sector Focus 54 Business Travel: Bus firm pledges to slash fares


56 Finance: Warning of rise in fraud


58 Technology: Birmingham Tech Week to make its online return


59 Retail: Call for a ‘radically different’ approach to rates


60 Legal: Law firm a ‘purpose-led business’ 63 Property: Plans for city’s tallest building


64 Manufacturing: JLR helps students go back to school


66 Sport: Teenager heads to US to pursue ‘hoop dream’


Member Section 67 Member Profile Sam Taylor, Tinker Taylor video content agency


68 New Members The Chamber welcomes new members


70 …any other business News from Chamber businesses


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