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  • Six Ways to Strengthen your Supply Chain
    29th July 2021

    2020 will go down in history as the year that the Covid-19 pandemic caused chaos and devastation around the world. For businesses, one huge impact of the coronavirus was that the global supply chain broke down. With many companies reliant

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  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – July 29th 2021
    29th July 2021

    Complicated Skills and employment situation As Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, it may seem surprising that Chamber member businesses across most sectors and regions are reporting widespread staff shortages and recruitment difficulties. The pervasive skills shortages that employers experienced before the

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  • Customer Analytics
    19th July 2021

    In the continually developing world and technologies, customers are now more empowered and connected than ever before, with the ability to access information anywhere at any time. Each web page they travel to, each service they view, each product they

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  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – July 14th 2021
    14th July 2021

    Moving forward cautiously There is no doubt that positivity is starting to creep back into our business conversations, and many are very happy to be opening up to more people. There is a danger, however, that some of the instructions

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  • Marylebone Music Festival
    12th July 2021

    A marquee for music What could be more peaceful than spending an afternoon or evening listening to a variety of classical music? Are you picturing a quiet and serene setting, including music ranging from Beethoven symphonies to soloists from the

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  • How smaller retailers can avoid spending more than they have to
    8th July 2021

    The outlook is tough; however, here’s one simple step to control your outgoings We have all heard about how the high street is under immense pressure, with smaller retailers taking the brunt of the impact of challenging trading conditions. The

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  • Our commitment to our clients
    8th July 2021

    Beware unrealistic IT support offers! From our own observations, and comments that we receive from prospects, we know that there are many IT providers who frequently offer a low-price service, however this often means low level support. As a rule,

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  • Data Strategy: Why is it important to align your business strategy with data strategy?
    8th July 2021

    In the modern digital landscape, data is one of the most powerful and readily-accessible assets that companies can possess. Everything from how long a certain client views a page for to the type of products most often purchased can be

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  • Summer sporting events – IP protection
    1st July 2021

    It should not come as a surprise that the large sports organising bodies of today rigorously protect their events, brands and trademarks, especially during major competitions. The International Olympics Committee and UEFA are two such organisations and with both running

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  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – June 30th 2021
    30th June 2021

    In spite of the delay in full opening on the 21st June, Surrey Chambers has now run a few Covid safe in-person events. There is no doubt that people are excited to be connecting once again with the rest of

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  • Types of Analytics. How To Choose The Right Data Analytics Consultancy?
    29th June 2021

    Over the past couple of years, interest in data science grew significantly – I am sure everyone has heard about data and data analytics importance to businesses. According to PwC, there will be more than 2.9 million job postings for

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  • How I went from a pre-Covid bartender to a post-Covid developer
    24th June 2021

    It’s February 2020 and I’m seven years into my ‘Gap Decade’. Since graduating university I’ve lived in Australia, New Zealand, France, Canada and a few UK cities. I’ve given up my flat and my restaurant has approved my sabbatical. I’m

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  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – June 16th 2021
    16th June 2021

    Last week saw our first face to face event since March 2020. Around 30 members attended the Surrey Chambers AGM at Guildford Pavilion and there was a real positivity in the air as well as a lot of elbow tapping to

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  • Actionable Insights – Go Beyond Pretty Pictures
    16th June 2021

    The term Actionable Insights is being coined by most analytics firms and has become a buzzword. In the simplest term, actionable insight is telling a story that results in clear, concise, and meaningful actions that businesses can take towards their strategic goal.

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  • Helping businesses manage their cashflow as they start to reopen
    11th June 2021

    Cash is king – how businesses can take control of their outgoings The impacts of the pandemic will be felt well into the future but for now, businesses are taking their first steps in gradually reopening. Coffee shops and cafes

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  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – June 2nd 2021
    2nd June 2021

    There have been some very happy faces on social media recently as hospitality venues have welcomed customers back into their premises. The number of weddings planned in the next few weeks is massive! Meanwhile, we continue to feedback to government

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  • BENEFITS OF DATA INTEGRATION
    2nd June 2021

    Organisations that wish to remain competitive and relevant in the market are embracing big data. However, there is sometimes a disconnect between the management of data and the practical application of what that data can do for a company. It

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  • HUMANS IN MACHINE LEARNING – YOU THINK YOU KNOW IT?
    12th May 2021

    Nowadays everyone knows what Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) is but how much human involvement is needed in this area is not very well known. In this blog we try to showcase that human involvement. Artificial Intelligence (AI)

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  • Mental wellbeing at Western Union Business Solutions
    10th May 2021

    According to the mental health Charity Mind, 1 in 6 workers experience problems such as low mood, anxiety and stress at work, and poor mental wellbeing costs the UK economy between £74 billion and £99 billion a year. The Covid-19

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  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – May 6th 2021
    6th May 2021

    Whilst things have been going in the right direction for us in the UK, with regard to Covid, this has not been the case in India. We have been putting out the message that our colleagues in the UK India

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