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  • Book your place for CREST21 Awards: Surrey’s first sustainable business awards
    21st April 2021

    SURREY’s first sustainable business awards, CREST21 Business Awards is now open for registration for the event on Thursday 20 May – everyone is welcome and it’s absolutely free! Live-streamed from The Lightbox in Woking, it is being presented by the

  • Restart Grants
    21st April 2021

    Applications for the Restart Grants are now live. These grants are available for non-essential retail businesses, hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym businesses. The primary principle of the Restart Grant scheme is to support businesses that offer in-person services,

  • You need Gupshup with Chai on the Patio
    21st April 2021

    We have all missed Gupshup! Derived from the hindi word Gup meaning chat or gossip – it’s more than a word – it’s a state of being, it’s creating memories, it’s throwing around options and argument and setting the world

  • Surrey Based Digital Agency Receives 10th Award Nomination
    20th April 2021

    Thunderbolt Digital are thrilled to share that they have received their 10th Award nomination. They are very pleased to be in the running to win the Best Small SEO agency in the European Search Awards 2021. Much celebrated for its

  • Active investor appointed as chair of University of Surrey’s S100 Angel Investment Club at pivotal moment in post COVID-19 economic recovery
    20th April 2021

    Digital software entrepreneur Peter Hornsby will use industry knowledge to attract and support more angel investors and technology businesses seeking investment The University of Surrey’s S100 Club, the only established angel investment network in the SETsquared Partnership, announces the appointment

  • BCC Reacts To Latest UK Labour Market Figures
    20th April 2021

    Commenting on ONS Labour Market statistics for April 2021 published today, BCC Head of Economics, Suren Thiru, said:      “The latest data confirms that the UK labour market remains subdued. While there was a marginal fall in the unemployment rate, the squeeze on activity from ongoing

  • BCC: Concerns over Inflation Rise as Manufacturers’ Price Expectations Climb to 4-year High
    19th April 2021

    Balance of manufacturers expecting their prices to increase highest since Q4 2017   87% of production & manufacturing firms cited pressure to raise prices from raw material costs   Overall, 38% of firms expect prices to rise in the next

  • BCC Says Modest Growth In GDP Offers Some Hope For The Future
    13th April 2021

    Commenting on GDP figures for February 2021 published today by the ONS, BCC Head of Economics, Suren Thiru, said:   “The latest data confirms a modest return to growth in February. However, coming after a contraction in January, it does little

  • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre announces Summer 2021 Season including own production of The Hound of the Baskerville
    8th April 2021

    The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre today announces that it will reopen on June with Siobhan Basset’s The Hound of the Baskervilles (3 to 12 June). The theatre is delighted to present this new comedy by Sara Crowe, directed by Joanna Read

  • Five Support Grants Available for Local Businesses
    8th April 2021

    New support grants are available for local businesses affected by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic – even those already receiving business rates relief. We have distributed over £7,580,000 of government grants to support over 600 local businesses through the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic

  • Go Epsom Takes Positive Steps to Drive Economic Development
    7th April 2021

    Go Epsom, the Business Improvement District for the historic Surrey town of Epsom is pleased to announce a national press campaign, aimed at attracting businesses and workers to consider Epsom as their new place of work, post Covid. The eye-catching

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – April 7th 2021
    7th April 2021

    It was good to get a break from screens and work-stations last weekend, whilst starting to ease back into some socialisation. The confirmation that the restrictions will continue to be eased from 12th April is great news for everyone and