Chamber News

  • TWP joins forces with Piper Thompson
    18th October 2017

    One of Surrey’s top firms of independent accountants, TWP, has announced that it has merged with Piper Thompson Chartered Accountants. Piper Thompson have been located near to TWP in Weybridge for more than 33 years and there has been a

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  • Happy Child International’s House of Commons Fundraiser
    16th October 2017

    Surrey-based charity Happy Child International are hosting a fundraising dinner at the House of Commons on Thursday November 30th 2017 to help Brazilian street children in need. Guests can expect to enjoy drinks at the reception, alongside a gourmet 3 course dinner. The

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  • Successful Business Growth Event
    13th October 2017

    Thursday 9th November, 07.30 – 09.30 at the Guildhall, High Street, Guildford, GU1 3AA  Growing your business comes with tremendous opportunities, but also risks and challenges. Come and learn from successful entrepreneurs Jerry Horwood (mentor for Enterprise First) and Ian

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  • TWP warns people that Wills could have an unexpected consequence on Inheritance Tax
    13th October 2017

    Weybridge-based accountancy firm, TWP, is encouraging families to review their Wills to ensure they minimise their beneficiaries’ tax liabilities. The prompt comes after a number of recent changes to Inheritance Tax (IHT) reliefs, including the introduction of the Residential Nil

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  • Environment Secretary Pledges to Protect Funding for Wildlife in Surrey
    13th October 2017

    Environment Secretary Michael Gove pulled on his wellies and headed out onto his constituency home turf of Chobham Common National Nature Reserve to hear about the vital work of Surrey Wildlife Trust and its concerns for future funding and development

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  • Heathrow’s New Blueprint for Sustainable Freight Plan
    12th October 2017

    New Blueprint for Sustainable Freight outlines practical steps the airport proposes to take to address the impacts of freight vehicles around Heathrow whilst continuing to increase cargo volumes The Blueprint shows Heathrow is delivering on its pledge to be a

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  • Experience Guildford announces 2017 Customer Service Award winners
    9th October 2017

    Town centre businesses, local dignitaries and representatives of Guildford enjoyed a celebratory evening at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre on Monday 2 October as Experience Guildford crowned the town’s customer service stars. Now in its fifth year, the Experience Guildford Customer

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  • Latest British Chambers of Commerce Podcast
    9th October 2017

    Labour was a carnival, Conservative… wasn’t. Allan Williams is joined by Orla Hennessy, Ashley Shackleton and Fiona Krasniqi to discuss the fallout from the party conferences, Brexit, and the future leadership of both parties. Listen Here

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  • Sir Ranulph Fiennes explores Kelly’s Storage to celebrate its 80th Birthday
    5th October 2017

    The world-renowned adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has taken a break from exploring the wide-open spaces of the Antarctic to discover somewhere a little smaller – though still impressively large! Sir Ranulph joined the celebrations marking Kelly’s Storage 80th Birthday. While

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  • Launch of exciting new Chamber Services to help our members
    2nd October 2017

    Surrey Chambers of Commerce is constantly looking for services which will help our members to achieve their objectives. Following some research amongst current members and potential members we have identified a range of benefits that offer real value to them.

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  • Surrey Chambers of Commerce serving Heathrow
    2nd October 2017

    From the beginning of October Surrey Chambers of Commerce will be offering a full International Trade service from their Heathrow office based in Staines-Upon-Thames. Based at Spelthorne Borough Council, the new offering will include export documentation services as well as

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  • The Autumn Budget Explained
    28th September 2017

    Surrey Chambers of Commerce, together with patrons Wilkins Kennedy LLP Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, are delighted to invite you to join them for a Budget 2017 breakfast briefing on Thursday 23 November. The Chancellor will deliver what will be

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  • MGN Events unveils brand refresh as new staff continue to come on board
    28th September 2017

    Surrey based events management business MGN Events has unveiled a brand refresh as it brings another new member of staff on board and the business continues to expand. Lucinda Farmery joins the MGN team as an Event Co-ordinator bringing the team total to eight as they run up to the busy Christmas season.

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  • Apprenticeships Employer Breakfast – 6th October
    27th September 2017

    ALPS is running a fantastic event for employers to find out everything they need to know in the new world of apprenticeships. There will be information shared from training providers and employers about how to use apprenticeships to support your workforce and how apprentices can support all business sizes.

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  • SUM.AGENCY- Why it’s important that local businesses and SME’s get ahead of the ‘mobile-first’ index change in Surrey
    20th September 2017

    Why it’s important that local businesses and SME’s get ahead of the ‘mobile-first’ index change in Surrey Gone are the headlines of ‘mobile web traffic has overtaken desktop web traffic’. Almost 2 years on from the first time web traffic

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  • Entries open for the 2018 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards
    20th September 2017

    If you’re interesting in nominating someone or would like to find out more please click here The eighth annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards, in association with techUK, is now open for nominations and seeking those individuals whose achievements not

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  • Eagle Radio partners with both Surrey and Hampshire Chambers of Commerce
    18th September 2017

    Eagle Radio has become patron of both the Surrey and Hampshire Chambers of Commerce. It is a move which signals Surrey and Hampshire’s most listened-to local radio station’s intention to continue to develop relationships within the business community. It is

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  • Sight for Surrey Prepares for it’s Showcase Event
    15th September 2017

    Sight for Surrey prepares it’s Showcase Event at the Lightbox in Woking on Monday the 25th of September. The aim of the Showcase is to celebrate Sight For Surrey’s newly agreed contract to support the Deaf and hard of hearing in addition to the

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  • Vote for your winner – President’s Awards
    14th September 2017

    Don’t forget to vote for your winner of the social media influencer award!

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  • Can we help Chamber members, Challengers, when they need us most
    12th September 2017

    As many of you will have heard, there was a fire at Challengers wonderful Guildford Play Centre on Sunday 10th September. All the children and staff who were there at the time are safe but there has been significant damage to the centre.

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