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  • The road to Brexit: a dash for the exit, but beware the ‘cliff-edge’ beyond
    13th December 2019

    A way out of the Brexit impasse The political and constitutional deadlock of the past year has finally been resolved, with the Conservative Party gaining a substantial majority at the General Election. Boris Johnson will therefore enjoy a more favourable

  • Initial Comment On General Election Outcome
    13th December 2019

      Congratulating the Prime Minister on his election victory, as reported at 7.00am, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said: “Restoring business, investor and consumer confidence – and firing up the economy – must now be the Prime Minister’s top priority. “Campaign slogans must give way to

  • International Trade Christmas Opening Hours
    10th December 2019

    Christmas and New Year Holiday 2019 Our office will be closing at midday on Monday 24th December 2019 and reopening on Thursday 2nd January 2020. Any applications submitted over the Christmas period will not be processed until the office reopens

  • Guildford’s innovators celebrated at awards night
    9th December 2019

    Guildford’s dynamic innovators were recognised at the Innovation Awards ceremony at the Harbour Hotel last night. The annual awards celebrate inspirational innovation across a broad spectrum of sectors in the borough – building upon the theme of supporting Science, Technology, Engineering

  • Weak GDP Growth Forecast For 2020 As Business Investment Falls
    9th December 2019

      UK economic growth in 2020 is forecast to slow to its weakest rate since the financial crisis as higher government spending struggles to offset falling business investment, weakening net trade and sluggish consumer spending.  GDP growth is forecast to

  • 6 Tips for finding the right developer for your next project
    5th December 2019

    We’ve all probably heard tales from friends and colleagues about a “project from hell”, be it a new website or software project that’s gone wrong. Something that ends up not delivering on the requirements and usually well over time &

  • Stag Print wins national award
    5th December 2019

      Surrey-based print and packaging company, Stag Print, is celebrating winning the Solutions for Packaging award at the national Solutions Awards 2019. Organised by Earth Island Publishing and held at the Café de Paris in London in November, the event

  • Teacher mounts silent appeal for a good cause
    4th December 2019

    Pupils at a Walton school were tickled to discover their teacher had vowed to remain silent for a day – and then the fun began. The attempt by Shellie Bradford to keep schtum from the morning bell to going home

  • Wellbeing Centre’s welcome to all
    4th December 2019

    An improved range of opportunities for patients and carers from across the community, is now available at the Princess Alice Hospice Wellbeing Centre. The Wellbeing Centre, based at the Hospice in Esher, brings together a range of specialised outpatient services

  • Guildford School of Acting tackles discrimination and prejudice in new Anne Frank production
    2nd December 2019

    Guildford School of Acting (GSA) students at the University of Surrey are tackling the important topic of prejudice and discrimination in a haunting new adaption of The Diary of Anne Frank from 11 – 14 December. The GSA production of

  • Top 10 Tips for Renting Office Space
    29th November 2019

      Take the stress out of leasing office space with our handy top 10 tips by Benn Dickinson, Leasing Surveyor, Orbit Developments Southern Ltd. 1. Location This will be your most important consideration when looking to rent office space. You

  • Manor Collection has a successful evening at The Surrey Business Awards!
    29th November 2019

    On Thursday 21st November, the team at Manor Collection had a successful evening at The Surrey Business Awards. The Awards are organised and hosted by The Surrey Chambers and Platinum Publishing and this was the second year they have taken