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  • Magical Summer Continues With Roving 50th Show
    24th June 2022

    THE TEMPEST: 15 – 30 JULY Guildford Shakespeare Company continue their magical open-air theatre season with a promenade production of THE TEMPEST, staged across varying locations in Guildford’s biggest green space, Stoke Park. On a remote island a mother and

  • Celebrating our borough’s games industry: Videogames – Made in Guildford
    23rd June 2022

    ‘Videogames – Made in Guildford’ is our museum’s latest exhibition. The display is open between 2 July and 24 September. It gives a snapshot into the thriving videogame sector in Guildford and the local area and why Guildford is known

  • Equity investment in smaller businesses in the South East hit a record £1.6bn last year, finds latest British Business Bank research
    23rd June 2022

    Equity investment into South East smaller businesses increased by almost 60%, reaching £1.6bn in 2021 The number of deals grew by 24%, with 269 deals Technology and IP-based businesses received the greatest share of investment   Published today, the British

  • Economy On A Knife Edge As Inflation Keeps Climbing
    22nd June 2022

    Commenting on the Office for National Statistics inflation figures for May 2022, Head of Research at the BCC, David Bharier, said:    “The further increase in Consumer Prices Index inflation to 9.1% underscores the severe pressure that businesses and households are under.   “In

  • Energy regulator Ofgem adds fuel to the SECRC Advisory Group
    21st June 2022

    The Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East is pleased to announce Matthew Cowlard, Cyber Policy Lead within Ofgem’s Cyber Regulation team as the latest member to join the centre’s Advisory Group. Matthew is a security professional with a cyber

  • Celebrating 20 years of Female Entrepreneurial Success: The 2022 everywoman Awards Open for Nominations
    21st June 2022

    The 2022 everywoman Awards are now open for nominations until 11th July 2022. Celebrating their 20th year, the awards identify and celebrate inspirational female founders whose innovation, passion and purpose will inspire future generations of entrepreneurial women. Lauded by government

  • Surrey’s innovators receive £1.2m boost from UKRI Impact Acceleration Account
    15th June 2022

    The University of Surrey will receive £1.2m from the UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI’s) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) to accelerate bright ideas into global opportunities and jumpstart knowledge exchange, translation, and commercialisation.    IAA funding allows UK teams to unlock

  • 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

  • Acquisition of leading consultancy GEP ENVIRONMENTAL enhances MABBETT’S energy and environmental capabilities and broadens UK reach
    15th June 2022

    Highlights: Enhanced technical resources and service offering will create new opportunities All GEP Environmental management & staff retained Combined group to employ more than 100 people across 13 UK offices Glasgow-headquartered planning, design, environment, engineering and safety consultancy Mabbett &

  • University of Surrey appoints Founding Director for the Surrey Institute for Sustainability
    14th June 2022

    Former Italian Minister of State for Education, University and Research and political economist Professor Lorenzo Fioramonti has been named the founding Director of the University of Surrey’s Institute for Sustainability. The appointment was made following an extensive international recruitment process.

  • Spelthorne Youth Hub opens office in the Elmsleigh Centre
    14th June 2022

    The Spelthorne Youth Hub which offers careers and education advice for young people is opening in the Elmsleigh Centre in Staines-upon-Thames on Monday 13 June.   Located in the unit formally occupied by Decathlon, the Youth Hub helps young people

  • Announcing the launch of Invuse – the new name for Invotra Consulting!
    10th June 2022

    Invotra Consulting – a user experience, accessibility and communications consultancy specialist based in Surrey – is now called Invuse. Our mission is to connect the dots between your users’ needs and your organisation’s objectives. By giving users and stakeholders a