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  • BCC and Bibby Financial Services: Uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rates holding back UK exports
    11th October 2019

      The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Bibby Financial Services (BFS) have revealed that uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rate volatility are holding back the potential of many UK exporters. The recent survey included 1,140 internationally active UK

  • With the clocks changing and nights drawing in, motorists urged to watch out for deer this autumn
    10th October 2019

    Motorists are being warned about the heightened risk of deer-vehicle collisions this autumn. The upcoming clock change will mean deer movement will coincide with peak commuting hours, increasing the likelihood of drivers seeing and colliding with a deer. We urge

  • Local engineering company celebrates royal presentation of Queen’s Award for International Trade
    10th October 2019

    Semmco, a Woking-based engineering company and manufacturer of access platforms and ground support equipment for the aviation sector, and rail access platforms, celebrated its Queen’s Award win with a royal presentation by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent KG,

  • Tunsgate Arch is open!
    9th October 2019

    The town’s historic Tunsgate Arch is open again after a period of closure for restoration. Guildford Mayor, Cllr Richard Billington, Leader of the Council Cllr Caroline Reeves, Managing Director of the Council, James Whiteman, CEO of Experience Guildford Amanda Masters and councillors,

  • Are global food packaging brands really committed to ditching single-use plastic?
    9th October 2019

    As the world’s relationship with plastic is being radically redefined, academics at the University of Surrey investigate bold new food packaging pledges made by some of the world’s most prominent brands – and question whether these pledges will translate into

  • BCC comments on No-Deal Readiness Report and temporary tariff regime
    9th October 2019

    Commenting on the publication of the No-Deal Readiness Report, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce said: “It’s good that government has got its shoulder to the wheel, but it’s going to have to push a