How can recording phone calls and AI improve your customer and employee experience?

Why do companies record phone calls? And how AI is applied to improve customer and employee experience Adooa specialises in AI analytics, VoIP, and chat services, providing SMEs with an advanced yet user-friendly VoIP telephone system, VOIspeed. We have years of experience in recording calls for our clients while meeting changing legislation and technology drivers. […]

Join our team! Exciting opportunity for a part-time Marketing Executive

We are on the lookout for a talented and motivated Marketing Executive to join our team on a part-time basis. If you are a marketing professional with a passion for events and marketing initiatives, we want to hear from you! Job title: Marketing Executive [Events and Membership] Role location: Office based, St Albans Position type: […]

Young Chamber Committee Welcomes New Members!

The Young Chamber, which is part of the St Albans District Chamber of Commerce, aims to develop and support the next generation of business leaders locally and provide a platform to connect, network and upskill. The Young Chamber Committee are delighted to welcome two new members: Ben Mitson, Financial Consultant at Lumin Wealth and Tia-Lily […]

Simply Put, Brands Without Clarity Fail

Whatever their size or industry, businesses all want the same thing: paying customers. Here at Midnight Blue, we’ve worked with many inspiring organisations. But even the most purpose led company needs to convince people to ‘add item to bag’ and whip out their wallets. So, why do some companies struggle to do this? There are […]

<strong>ISAs – How can I make the most of my tax allowances?</strong>

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced several tax changes from the 2023/4 tax year, including reductions in capital gains and dividend allowances. It’s important to make the most of pensions and ISAs, as well as gifting allowances. With reductions in tax reliefs and allowances looming for 2023/4, now’s a good time to check in with us to […]


Our 13th Community Business Awards were held at Sopwell House last Friday (14 October), celebrating the achievements of some amazing individuals and local businesses from young employees and green champions to entrepreneurs and business leaders. The 2022 winners were Kirston Jarrett (Young Employee), WUKA (Sustainability), Per Tutti (Best Restaurant), Nationwide Building Society (Excellence in Customer […]


YOUNG EMPLOYEE AWARD – Sponsored by Lumin Wealth Georgia Strazza (Aitchison Raffety) Jacki Adams (Amthal Fire & Security) Kirston Jarrett (Rayden Solicitors) Tia Girdlestone (Amber Mountain Marketing)   SUSTAINABLITY AWARD – Sponsored by Sustainable St Albans Green Bean Eco Party Packs Lussmanns St Albans Rothamsted Enterprises St Albans Wood Recycling WUKA   BEST RESTAURANT AWARD […]


Our Director Spotlight series continues with Steve Maton, Commercial Director at Babble, a rapidly growing unified Comms, Contact Centre and Cyber Solutions provider employing over 280 people across the UK who joined the Board in 2020. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your company? I’ve been a member of the Chamber […]

Director Spotlight with Kyle Gamble

Our Director Spotlight is a monthly series featuring a Q&A with a Director of the St Albans District Chamber of Commerce. We kick off the series with Kyle Gamble, owner of KG Electrical Contractors, who joined the Board in 2020. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your company? I am Kyle, […]

Presidents Message July 2022

Awards season is here! We are gearing up to interview our finalists in each category for our Community Business Awards. Our Awards is one of the highlights in the business calendar, recognising and celebrating the best of businesses in the District. We are once again working with Pearldrop on our presentation showcasing the achievements of the finalists […]