Our Blog

  • I just got Zoom bombed and it was not very nice! – Tony Lynch
    31st March 2020

    I never thought this would happen to me….but it did. This week I was launching an event. In the build up to it, I marketed the event on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. I wanted as many as possible to join

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  • How professional do you appear to your client when ‘on a screen near you’ working on Zoom, MS Teams?
    24th March 2020

    Is this you? All sorted on the comms front now that you are working remotely, #workingfromhome. You have read so many ‘how to work from home’ articles that you never want to see one again. Ever. Your communications & conferencing

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  • A Word From Our CEO – 13th February
    13th February 2020

    Tackling business issues The government has been busy making announcements about ways to improve infrastructure and transport including boosting funding for regional bus links.   At Surrey Chambers we will be keen to work with local government, bus operators and central

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  • Top 10 House Party Planning Tips
    6th February 2020

    Thinking of having a party to celebrate something special? Well if you’re planning to hold it at home, our top 10 party planning tips are exactly what you need! Plan the space You don’t have to live in a small

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  • 6 Tips for finding the right developer for your next project
    30th January 2020

    We’ve all probably heard tales from friends and colleagues about a “project from hell”, be it a new website or software project that’s gone wrong. Something that ends up not delivering on the requirements and usually well over time &

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  • A Word From Our CEO – 27th Jan
    30th January 2020

    In some ways this an historical week for the UK with the official EU leaving date of 31st January. However, we now enter a transition period, which will hopefully culminate in an orderly exit on the 31st December 2020. As

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  • World Suicide Prevention Day
    2nd September 2019

    September 10th 2019 is World Suicide Prevention Day across the globe. This awareness day is organised and promoted by The International Association for Suicide Prevention. https://www.iasp.info/wspd2019/ As providers of Occupational Health Services, we have seen a rise in the number

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  • Don’t ‘man up’, speak up!
    14th June 2019

    In support of Men’s Health Week June 10th to 14th Driven by The Men’s Health Forum – https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/ KML occupational Health took an active part in the recent Mental Health Awareness Week. We delivered talks to mixed groups at a number of client’

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  • Surrey: Window to the world
    13th June 2019

    Surrey: Window to the world Known for its picturesque countryside and leafy suburbs, Surrey is hardly perceived as an export hub. With this in mind, it might come as a surprise to some that, according to the Surrey Chambers of

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  • Bridging The Millennial Expectation Gap
    5th June 2019

    What can your organisation do to retain your Millennial employees—those tech-savvy individuals born between 1985 and 1999? After all, the cost of replacing even one employee can run to tens of thousands of pounds. A report by Oxford Economics estimated

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  • FX Volatility- The Bottom Line
    29th May 2019

      A guide by Western Union Business Solutions. From politics to international trade tensions, recent economic turbulence has highlighted one thing more clearly than ever: risk management strategies have to be in place to protect profits for businesses trading internationally.

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  • Winning words
    9th May 2019

    Surrey Chambers board member Claire Dee offer some top tips on producing winning award submissions.   Award season is here!   No doubt you’ve received emails announcing awards X and Y have opened so submit your entry now. Including our

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  • Is a dedicated server the best choice for you and your business?
    4th March 2019

    Nicolle posted in: Business Memset News A dedicated server provides you and your business with the ultimate in power and control, but they can come with a hefty price tag so it’s important to make sure it is the right decision for you. Here are

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  • Sales Drama – 4 acting tips to becoming a successful telemarketer
    4th March 2019

    Playing the role Who are you? What’s your job? Why are you calling? Define this before you start. “I want to speak to the decision maker about my solution to a problem you have.” Think about how you sound, the

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  • Leveraging Female Talent
    22nd February 2019

    So what is it that team leaders and line managers can do? It’s all about adapting to women’s needs, and expanding the leadership tool box. It’s about finding ways of leading a team that bring out the best in both

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  • 5 Reasons Your Small Business Should Offer…
    14th February 2019

    As a smaller business, the thought of offering your customers a finance option can seem rather daunting. It might seem like something difficult and hard to arrange, when it actually couldn’t be simpler. There are many benefits to offering finance,

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  • DHP’s Winston Churchill School Discovery Space
    22nd January 2019

    It’s a new age in the delivery of the curriculum at The Winston Churchill School, Woking as the new ‘Discovery Space’ has now been finalised. The new build modern library occupies two floors, with an additional 28m2 dedicated to a

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  • DHP’s – St Richard Reynolds Catholic College
    22nd January 2019

    It is the end of an era for DHP and the start of a new beginning for St. Richard Reynolds Catholic College, as the final snagging has been completed on our five yearlong project with the Diocese of Westminster and

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  • Make an Action Plan to reduce your Gender Pay Gap
    20th December 2018

    If you have 250 employees or more you should have published your Gender Pay Gap last year. However, publishing the Gender Pay Gap is an annual requirement. Have you already thought about your 2019 publication? It is expected by the

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  • Watts Gallery – The Big Give Christmas Challenge
    22nd November 2018

    Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village is located in Surrey; a county that is often perceived as wealthy. In fact, Surrey has significant areas of urban and rural deprivation with high levels of child poverty, low income, and poor mental health

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