Even more MSBE Exhibitors 2023

Even more MSBE 2023 Exhibitors

Select Office FurnitureSelect Office Furniture

Select Office Furniture, keeping you sitting (or standing) comfortably in an inspiring office environment since 1984. As manufacturers of business seating, we specialise in ensuring our clients’ chairs fit them correctly and they know how to adjust them.

As trained Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessors, we also advise on workstation set-up. You can even try our chairs before you buy. Working in partnership with some of the UK’s best manufacturers and combined with our planning and design service we will ensure you have a modern, creative workplace which works for your business

T:01284 767670  E: reece@selectofficefurniture.co.uk W: www.selectofficefurniture.co.uk  

Softwood Self Publishing

Softwood Self Publishing

Softwood SelfPublishing was founded in 2017 by Maddy Glenn to address the growing demand for high-quality yet affordable self-publishing services. Since then, the business has gone on to be one of the most successful small businesses of its kind, winning the 2022 Prestige Award for self-publishing specialists in London and the South East. Softwood was also a finalist for the 2022 Innovation Awards (MidSuffolk and Babergh District Councils).

Now located in Stowmarket, UK, the business provides professional editing, design, printing, and marketing services to authors and businesses both locally and globally.

We’re proud of the expertise we’ve assembled in our team of creatives, who work tirelessly to ensure our clients receive the best possible results whilst enjoying the highest standards of customer service.

T:07399 777758  E: swspublishing@gmail.com W: www.swspublishing.com  

Spi-des-ign Web & Graphic Solutions Ltd 

Spi-des-ign

Full Service Design Agency

Offering bespoke web design/development, graphic design, photography and digital marketing, we take pride in providing the best service possible to all of our customers.

Our team offer a personal yet professional service to cater for all your needs. Our aim is to bring your business ideas to life. By using your initial rough sketches or brainstorming; together, one to one, can make them a reality. 

We are a family run business based at Ticehurst Yards, Tostock, just off the A14 between Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket. Plenty of parking, we welcome people to visit for a drink and a chat. 

 

T: 01359 518060    E: enquiries@spi-des-ign.co.uk    W:  www.spi-des-ign.co.uk

       

Stowmarket District & Chamber of Commerce

Stowmarket & District Chamber of Commerce

Helping you thrive

Running a business can be exciting but you also need to connect with other local businesses to help you develop and support you on leading your business. Stowmarket & District Chamber of Commerce is a friendly group of local business people that are here to help local businesses Grow and Prosper.  We are here to:

  • Champion what you do
  • Connect Stowmarket & District businesses to help one another
  • Communicate best businesses practice, support and development

We are not a stuffy business group. We are friendly local business people who are looking to connect and encourage one another. If you would like face-to-face connections, we currently run two popular monthly networking events and a yearly exhibition.

Are you a nervous new networker? Don’t worry – we’ll help you feel right at home. Just come along and chat with people – new leads and successful business partnerships begin with friendly relationships. Stowmarket & District Chamber of Commerce is a great place to start.

T: 01449 770965    E: secretary@stowmarketchamber.co.uk    W:  www.stowmarketchamber.co.uk

  

Stowmarket Foodbank

Stowmarket Foodbank

Provides emergency food parcels to individuals and families who are in crisis 

The Stowmarket and Area Foodbank was launched in 2012 to provide emergency food parcels to individuals and families from Stowmarket and surrounding areas who are in crisis.

We work with local organisations to identify individuals and families who can benefit from our services (this also helps us reduce fraud). We have 55 professional referral agencies that send people to us.

We have collection points in, Asda, Tesco, Lidl, Stowupland Garage and the local Co-op stores in Stowmarket and Needham Market, Elmswell, Woolpit and Haughley.

The demand for help from the foodbank increased during the pandemic. Before the outbreak we were supporting an average of 60 families per month; with the unprecedented demand we are now handing out an average of 40 parcels a week.

T: 01449 774000    E: office@livingit.org.uk    W: www.livingit.org.uk/foodbank/

 

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

Suffolk Chamber offers our members a wide range of services from networking to international trade advice, and from national and regional representation to access to our member directory database. The breadth and depth of those services ensure our members can operate effectively and productively with an established and supportive organisation behind them.

By joining the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce you can also opt to be included in our local town representation in West Suffolk, Central Suffolk, Ipswich, Lowestoft and Waveney.

Members of the Suffolk Chamber have access to a full range of networking events and key business services.

T: 07399 418559  E: stuart@suffolkchamber.co.uk   W: www.suffolkchamber.co.uk

Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority

Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority

Part of East Suffolk Council, Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority (SCPHA) protects public and animal health by providing checks on food and animal products imported to the Port of Felixstowe Britain’s busiest container port Harwich International Port and the Port of Ipswich. It ensures consignments are fit for human consumption and use by upholding high food standards, ship sanitation certification and infectious disease control.

T: 0845 6461023  E: media@scpha.gov.uk   W: www.porthealth.uk

Supply Chain Skills Development Fund – Suffolk County Council

Supply Chain Skills Development Fund - Suffolk County Council

The Supply Chain Skills Development Fund is a European Social Fund initiative in collaboration with Suffolk County Council and Norfolk County Council, providing grant funding to businesses across Suffolk and Norfolk supporting skills and economic growth. The SCSDF can fund up to 50% match of the training costs for each employee.

The aims of the Fund are:

To increase the skill levels of employed people to encourage progression in employment.

To increase the number of people with technical and job-specific skills, particularly at level 3 and above to support business growth.

To increase the skill levels of employed women and workers over 50 to encourage progression in employment and help address the gender and employment wage gap.

  E: supplychainskills@suffolk.gov.uk

W: www.suffolk.gov.uk/business/projects-and-programmes/supply-chain-skills-development-fund

Taylor-Made Trees

Taylor Made Trees

Helping you build a family tree to treasure.

  • Would you love to know about your ancestors but have no idea where to start?
  • Are there gaps in your family knowledge that you’ve always wondered about?
  • Do you have a mysterious relative who intrigues you?
  • Are you looking for a unique keepsake for a special person, or to hand down to future generations?

Keely Taylor started tracing her family story in 1982, then began studying with the Institute of Heraldic & Genealogical Studies, and now helps others to build their own family trees. Whether you’re looking for a bit of support to get started, or full ‘done for you’ research, she can help you to shed light on your past.

Working with you on a 1:1 basis, Keely can show you how to start researching your family tree, or help you find that one missing branch or twig. Alternatively, she can be your personal expert tree builder, doing the research for you as far as you would like her to take it (or as far as the records go…). Free, no-obligation consultation.

T: 07711 186626    E: keely@ktss.co.uk    W: www.ktss.co.uk/family-history/

    

University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk

A university for a changing world

The Business Engagement Careers and Employability Team at the University of Suffolk is here to support you and your business, however large or small. Here are just a few of the many ways you can engage with us:

  • promote your vacancies to our students and alumni
  • provide workbased learning projects for our students
  • attend our events
  • offer degree apprenticeships
  • access our academic expertise for research or collaborative projects
  • utilise our facilitieshotdesking, meeting room hire, 3D printing and more
  • upskill with our range of CPD courses(funding available)

We can also support your funding bids or help signpost to potential grants or fundingor support projects with funding already in place.

T: 01473 338821     E: engage@uos.ac.uk    W: www.uos.ac.uk/BusinessEngagement

    

Utility Warehouse 

Utility Warehouse

Suppose you wanted some extra cash to do the things that you enjoy doing. Or more free time to spend with your friends and family. I give you a way to do that without affecting what you normally do.

Or if you wanted to spend much less on your bills, cut down on your admin, and get help from me and other knowledgeable people when you want, I sort that out too.

If one or both of those might benefit you or help a close friend let’s have a ten-minute chat. You can see how it works and I can answer your questions. You can then decide whether it would be right for you.

T: 01473 809751     E: mikebernard@utilitywarehouse.org.uk    W: www.mike-and-beebee.co.uk

Victoria Howell Menopause Services

Victoria Howell Menopause Services

Victoria has worked as a Registered Nurse for two decades; she started her Menopause Services company to provide menopause support for individuals. Providing menopause training and education in the workplace on general menopause awareness, menopause champion training and manager’s menopause training to support businesses to demonstrate the value of the workforce, ensure all are supported and support the mitigation of employee tribunals. Menopausal individuals are the fastestgrowing workforce demographic and the socioeconomic impact is clear with over 14 million working days lost each year due to menopause symptoms.

Victoria has articles published in national healthcare journals and written a chapter for a menopause book. She delivers public speaking on all things menopause on a local, regional, and national level and is available to speak at your event.

  E: norfolkmeno@gmail.com  W: www.victoriahowellmenopauseservices.com

Wandering River Photography and Video Production

Wandering River Photography and Video Production

 

Professional video production and photography tailored to your needs

 Wandering River provides a high-quality, commercial photography and video production service – all tailored to your specific needs. From the initial, no-obligation chat, to the creative process and the delivery of the completed work, you will have the opportunity to engage with your project.

Guidance is also available should you wish to create your own material and, if required, help with the editing process.

T: 07984 017832    E: info@wandering-river.co.uk    W: www.wandering-river.co.uk

    

West View IT Ltd

West View IT

The IT company you won’t have to call

The IT Support Company you won’t have to call; West View IT provides your small business with its very own IT department but with a genius twist; you won’t need to call them.

We provide a proactive approach, looking after everything and ensuring it is all running at its best. Your IT systems learn from all our other clients, too, which leaves you to focus on your business – without the technological headache.

We like to keep in touch, however, with regular meetups, and Jargon Free training. Your staff are fully looked after for all things “tech”.

 

T: 01449 798119    E: enquiries@westviewit.co.uk    W:  www.westviewit.co.uk