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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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  • Dealing with Burnout – 3 tips for finding happiness in life and work
    5th May 2021

    During the pandemic leaders have had to reinvent their businesses, as well as provide emotional and financial answers to the crisis. We’ve had to problem-solve speedily, take risks, and do things differently to keep pace with changing technological, social, health

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  • Vision Engineering – Yoga Programme
    4th May 2021

    Surrey Chambers member, Vision Engineering, a privately owned 62 year old manufacturer of optical and digital instrumentation, has 125 staff working at its global HQ & R&D site in Send, Nr Guildford. Staff have a wide variety of technical skills

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  • Ready, Steady, Sell!
    4th May 2021

    Looking to sell your business? Read our handy introduction to the sales process to get you started. Ready… It’s never too early to get ready to sell your business, even if you are only just starting out. In our experience,

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  • Steps towards better sleep
    28th April 2021

    Top tips for a good night’s sleep Along with exercise, nutrition and managing pressure, sleep is sometimes called one of the “four pillars of health”. Getting a good night’s sleep is important for short-term and long-term health. We all know

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  • Are you sat at your Screen all day? Find out why you should take a break
    27th April 2021

    How much thought do you give to your posture and how it impacts your well-being? You may have already discovered that using a laptop all day, without a separate screen or keyboard, can cause neck and shoulder tension. With the

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  • Step into spring by keeping up the good habits
    27th April 2021

    While we all still need to follow the latest advice, we can hopefully soon start to drop more of the restrictions that we’ve been living with for the last year. As things open up, it’s worth casting our minds back

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  • PETS AND MENTAL HEALTH
    26th April 2021

    More than 50% of households in the UK are estimated to own at least one pet. Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, there has been an unprecedented increase in people seeking animal companionship to tackle feelings of isolation and anxiety.  Pets

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  • The Counselling Partnership – Wellbeing Week
    26th April 2021

    No-one would question that the last year has been a hugely challenging one for – both for business owners and their employees. The Counselling Partnership is delighted that Surrey Chambers of Commerce has highlighted the need to focus on our

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  • Wellbeing Tips for Carers
    23rd April 2021

    Caring for someone is a wonderful thing, but it can take its toll on your health and wellbeing. If you’re caring right now, we know and understand how challenging this might be for you during the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact,

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  • Do Incentives increase performance in the workplace?
    22nd April 2021

    Onsite chair massage increases productivity in the workplace 💜 I think most of us have experienced a time when our hard work went unnoticed!! Can you remember how it made you feel? 😔 Pretty demotivated yes? 😩 A toxic and unrewarding work environment

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  • The importance of an ‘employee voice’ in an era of rapid commercial change
    22nd April 2021

    In the summer of 2020, McKinsey consultants performed a survey of around 900 executives representing different global regions, industries, sectors and company sizes. The aim of the survey was to understand how much the use of digitisation had accelerated within

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  • The Surrey version of Silicon Valley: An interview with Peter Hornsby, the new Chair of the S100 Club
    22nd April 2021

    What brought you to the S100 Club? Tell us a bit about you and your career. I was born and bred in Southampton, went to Grammar School there and then to Warwick University to study maths. There are two sorts

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  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – April 22nd 2021
    22nd April 2021

    Louise Punter-CEO Surrey Chambers of Commerce Progress is being seen The sunshine was welcome last week as venues started to open their doors for outside service with changes affecting both businesses and their customers put in place. Businesses must display

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  • PREDICTIVE RESOURCE ALLOCATION
    19th April 2021

      Effective resource management helps to keep projects on schedule and makes sure that the demand for resources is met as well as maximises the utilisation of resources within the current pool. Without central resource management, there are risks around project

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  • The science behind Forest Bathing+ nature therapy
    16th April 2021

    Forest Bathing also known as ‘Shinrin-yoku’ is a mindful walk-in woodland, under the canopy of the trees. In Japan and South Korea, it is a well-known public health intervention and is used to treat high blood pressure and stress. But

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  • MANUAL VS AUTOMATED PROCESSES
    14th April 2021

    Every business generates endless volumes of data each day. Data is used to track information related to the quality of your product or service, safety, efficiency, customer satisfaction, and productivity. Despite the importance of accurate and complete data, entering and

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  • Meet MethodWorx’s New Team Members
    8th April 2021

    MethodWorx forges ahead despite the pandemic and is expanding their team with an additional two members. MethodWorx is an exciting software development and digital transformation agency that makes use of technology to provide businesses with a competitive edge. With offices based in Guilford, our team of

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