• Why SMEs are looking at TV advertising to fuel their growth
    22nd June 2022

    by Vincenzo Di Matteo One could argue that we are in the midst of a golden era for TV. Broadcasters are spending billions on producing world class content befitting of the big screen that continues to engage audiences daily. TV

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – 15th June 2022
    15th June 2022

    Start-up Academy We held an excellent graduation celebration last week for all the businesses that took part in our second Start-up Academy, and we are now looking forward to recruiting the next cohort. We are welcoming pre-starts and early start

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – 31st May 2022
    31st May 2022

    Speaking on behalf of businesses The current cost rise crisis has become really evident over the last couple of months and Chambers have come together to lobby government to gain some support for businesses. Businesses are telling us that the

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – 4th May 2022
    4th May 2022

    Surrey Business Expo Last week’s Business Expo was an absolute roaring success with many old acquaintances meeting up as well as many new connections being made. The exhibition was packed with a variety of local exhibitors showcasing their products and

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – 21st April 2022
    21st April 2022

    Informing policy makers As part of the Accredited Chamber of Commerce Network, which is the leading voice of UK business, we are currently seeking views and feedback on a number of areas in order to inform the government of what

  • Gracious growth: Managing the trade-off between corporate greening and corporate growth
    29th March 2022

    By Tazeeb Rajwani, Professor in International Business and Strategy, Surrey Business School.   Sustainable business practice has moved out of the footnotes in Corporate Social Responsibility reports and by-lines in shareholder statements to become not only key indicators of the

  • Inspirational Women Use the Power of Music
    17th March 2022

    By Alice Fowler The power of music and the human voice to speak deep into our souls was shown to dazzling effect at the Inspiring Women Concert this weekend. The concert, staged by local music agency Hennessy Brown Music to

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – 10th March 2022
    10th March 2022

    The news from Ukraine continues to be deeply concerning and we are here to support any businesses affected by the current situation.  Several chamber members are running specific events to support those in the midst of the crisis, and we

  • They said. You did.
    4th March 2022

    As conversations continue to migrate online, do you find it difficult to engage with your customers and ensure that the lifeblood of your business has the very best experience of you time after time? Born in 2019, Invotra Consulting’s life

  • Important changes to Google Ads New Identity Verification. What you should know
    2nd March 2022

    There are 3.5 billion Google searches per day. In fact, Google properties account for approximately 92% of the US search engine market share. The second most popular search engine, Bing, holds only 3% in comparison.   Still need convincing on

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – 23rd February 2022
    23rd February 2022

    We are firing on all cylinders at Surrey Chambers as we start delivering some long-awaited face to face events. Our first Members networking evening enticed over 50 people to the new Login Business Lounge workspace in Camberley and our International

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – 25th January 2022
    25th January 2022

    On Tuesday 11th January we were delighted to hold our first Business Breakfast of 2022 at the fabulous Woodhaven Space, Woking, in even though most other face to face events were not happening. Overcoming the current challenges, it was great

  • Why you should outsource your IT support, particularly now that more people are working from home
    12th January 2022

    One of the lasting effects of the pandemic looks likely to be a switch to working from home that, for some organisations and employees at least, is likely to be permanent. At the outbreak of the pandemic many organisations found

  • Surrey Talks Business – Silent Pool Gin & Brand Value
    11th January 2022

    Branding is about the heart, not the head Silent Pool Distillers founder, Ian McCulloch, previously worked in the TV and media industry where he developed expertise about brand development. Here, he learned the difference between what engages the heart and

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – 15th December 2021
    15th December 2021

    And so the pandemic continues to damage our economy It was with great disappointment that we heard of all the new Covid restrictions that have needed to be put in place during the last week. Along with many others we

  • A natural Christmas
    6th December 2021

    Top tips for a sustainable Christmas We all know that familiar sinking feeling, as the recycling and rubbish bags pile up over Christmas. So why not make this year your turning point? Here are a few simple tips that will

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

    As we approach the end of the year it is quite astonishing how resilient businesses have been throughout nearly two years of disruption. The atmosphere at the recent Surrey Business Awards, run in conjunction with our wonderful media partners, Platinum,

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – 17th November 2021
    17th November 2021

    This week is an exciting one for Surrey Chambers of Commerce. We have the celebration event for the Surrey Business Awards highlighting the very best of business in Surrey. Many Chamber members have been shortlisted and we look forward to

  • How to plant a low-carbon garden
    11th November 2021

    A garden designed to absorb carbon is a plant-lover’s heaven. The more plants you grow, the more carbon dioxide your garden can lock away – so it’s the best excuse to pack in as many plants as you can. Plants

  • A straightforward solution in a world which is anything but
    8th November 2021

    If the last couple of years has taught us anything, it’s that businesses need to expect the unexpected. A period of massive political and economic change has meant trading has been extremely difficult, in particular for small- and medium-sized firms,