Chamber News

  • Inflation at Target Raises Rate Cut Hopes
    19th June 2024

    Responding to the latest inflation data published by ONS, David Bharier, Head of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:     “Today’s data showing CPI easing to the Bank of England’s 2% target, is a further sign that the

  • General Election 2024 tax pledges
    19th June 2024

    With the General Election fast approaching, we are helping you decode the political parties’ tax plans. It isn’t easy to make sense of all the tax pledges that have emerged in the election campaign so far. We have broken down

  • East Sussex firefighters pass vote of no confidence in fire service leadership
    19th June 2024

    Firefighters in East Sussex have unanimously passed a motion of no confidence in the senior leadership team of East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, at a meeting of the East Sussex Fire Brigades Union brigade committee.    The committee is

  • Global Travel Management Named Best Workplace in Travel 2024
    19th June 2024

    Global Travel Management (GTM), a leading business travel agency, is proud to announce that it has been named the Best Workplace in Travel 2024 in the Small Companies category. The prestigious award was presented by Best Workplaces in Travel during

  • Foxhills appoints Kelly Elton as group director of sales
    18th June 2024

    Foxhills Club & Resort in Surrey has appointed Kelly Elton as group director of sales, to drive the country club and hotel’s meetings and events business. With a wealth of experience in growing corporate business within the hospitality industry, Elton

  • Precision Golf – Annual Golf Day – Sign Up Now!
    17th June 2024

    SIGN UP FOR OUR ANNUAL GOLF DAY AT THE GLORIOUS ST GEORGE’S HILL GOLF CLUB Summer is almost upon us, and that means our annual golf day is coming up fast! Thursday 22nd August is the date for your diary,

  • Grant Funding: Deadline Approaching!
    13th June 2024

    If you would like to be considered for funding from CFSurrey’s main grant programme, please get your Expression of Interest (EOI) to us by 9am on Monday 8th July. What happens next? • All EOI are reviewed against available Funds

  • Halcyon Offices Job Advert
    13th June 2024

    Are you a hands-on problem solver? Do you thrive in a dynamic and varied work environment? Are you passionate about maintaining and improving spaces? We are currently looking for a General Maintenance / Handyman to join our vibrant and bustling

  • Water resources protected by innovative and unique environment plan 
    11th June 2024

    South East Water, as the first water company in the UK to unveil a 25 year plan for the environment, is reporting good progress in its mission to future proof local water resources – so crucial for its customers and

  • Women in Innovation Award 2024/25
    10th June 2024

    Women within UK registered micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for a share of up to £4 million to develop their exciting and innovative ideas. The £75,000 grant also includes bespoke business support. Competition opens: Monday 13 May 2024

  • Element Celebrates Opening of New Connected Technologies Laboratory in Surrey
    5th June 2024

    LONDON, UK – June 4, 2024 – Element Materials Technology (Element), a global provider of testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) services, today hosted the grand opening of its new $10m Connected Technologies Center of Excellence in Surrey, Guildford. In attendance

  • WHO IS GEF? UK exports could surge if SME export finance guarantee scheme promoted more effectively
    7th June 2024

    SME BOOST: Exports could grow if more companies were aware of ‘GEF’ – the General Export Facility, says Mark Barrie, funding and strategic partnership director with Azets  SME exports could grow if more companies were aware of and using ‘GEF’

  • An unmissable auction from The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre includes the Oscar’s gown of their patron, Dame Judi Dench
    6th June 2024

    Dame Judi Dench‘s fabulous 2006 Oscars gown is up for auction to help raise funds for the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, where she is a patron. The gown was created especially for Dame Judi by world class designers, Sandeep Kholsa and

  • Vision Engineering Celebrates 30 Years of Mantis Stereo Microscope
    5th June 2024

    Vision Engineering, the world-leading provider of innovative inspection, metrology, and digital 3D visualisation solutions, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its best-selling and award-winning Mantis range of ergonomic optical stereo microscopes. In 1994, Vision Engineering revolutionised the field of microscopy

  • Policing on hand to help businesses in the fight against cybercrime
    5th June 2024

    In the dynamic world of digital business, the threat of cyber crime looms large, regardless of the size of your organisation. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) often find themselves particularly vulnerable targets for online criminals. As a serving Police Officer,

  • UK first – AA launches a trio of full-electric recovery vehicles
    5th June 2024

    UK first – AA launches a trio of full-electric recovery vehicles Up to 6000 kg payload and 170 mile range from one charge Major focus on piloting shift to low emissions vehicles in preparation for net zero Fully electric recovery

  • Navigating Global AI regulation and the position in the UK
    4th June 2024

    Navigating Global AI regulation and the position in the UK Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force driving innovation across various industries, from healthcare and finance to manufacturing and transportation. However, as AI technologies continue to advance, concerns

  • Surrey Chambers of Commerce has been part of the joint creation of a Chambers election manifesto which has been launched today 30th May
    30th May 2024

    Surrey Chambers of Commerce has been part of the joint creation of a Chambers election manifesto which has been launched today 30th May. Central to the manifesto is a five-point plan for immediate action from any new government from whichever

  • Forest Bathing goes for gold at RHS Chelsea
    3rd June 2024

    Last week marked the highlight of the gardening calendar when the best in class gathered to showcase their inspiring garden landscapes and designs. Thanks to funding by the grant-making charity Project Giving Back, Muscular Dystrophy UK were at the RHS

  • Surrey’s Disabled Artists showcase artwork at The Lightbox Gallery for Surrey Artist Open Studios
    24th May 2024

    DAiSYPresents their DAiSY~ChainArtists Exhibition at The Lightbox, Woking, Surrey. DAiSY (DisabilityArts in Surrey) is proud to present the inaugural DAiSY~Chain Artists Network Exhibition, showcasing artworks by d/Deaf, disabled and neurodivergent artists from Surrey and the South East. This exhibition is

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