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  • Annual business awards open for entries
    9th March 2020

    The third Spelthorne Means Business Awards is officially open for entries after a launch party held at The Thameside Brewery on Tuesday 3 March. Guests at the launch included last year’s winners and this year’s sponsors who joined Spelthorne’s Deputy

  • Coronavirus or COVID-19 – What Businesses Need To Know
    5th March 2020

    Since the first case of the COVID-19 virus in China back in November 2019, we have seen the outbreak spread across the globe. As the outbreak escalates, the pressure on businesses across the UK and across the world has increased

  • Dr Adam Marshall: take bold steps to help UK business thrive
    5th March 2020

    BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall will today call on the UK government to sweep away barriers to business growth and investment at the leading business organisation’s Annual Conference 2020.  In his keynote speech, Marshall will praise the determination of

  • Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE elected BCC President
    5th March 2020

    Business leader Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE has today (Thursday 5th March) been elected President of the British Chambers of Commerce. Baroness McGregor-Smith was elected by representatives of the accredited Chamber Network ahead of the BCC’s Annual Conference in London today. She

  • Grandad Dave reaches for the skies
    28th February 2020

    A grandad of seven who says he never plans too far ahead, is taking to the skies this July in a sky dive to raise funds for Princess Alice Hospice. Dave Higgins, who lives in Epsom, is taking the plunge

  • BCC comments on Coronavirus
    26th February 2020

    Commenting on the Coronavirus outbreak and its impact on business, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:    “Businesses are increasingly managing the economic impacts of Coronavirus, from shipping and travel restrictions to increased freight costs and supply chain disruption.  

  • Surrey Heath Borough Council announces plans for Camberley to be home to first 5G shopping centre in the UK
    25th February 2020

    Surrey Heath Borough Council today (24 February 2020) announce plans to cooperate with key partners for The Square shopping centre in Camberley to become the first fully 5G-enabled shopping centre in the UK.  Surrey Heath Borough Council (SHBC) and key

  • British Business in China Assess the Impact of the Coronavirus on Business Operations
    21st February 2020

        10 February 2020, Beijing—Last week the British chambers of commerce in China surveyed our members on the impact of the novel coronavirus pneumonia on their operations in China. The survey was conducted between Wednesday 5th February and Friday

  • Guildford Shakespeare Company celebrates Shakespeare Week by hosting an actor’s Round Table discussion at Kings College Guildford
    20th February 2020

    16 March 2020: The award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company (GSC) continues A Time For All Things, their residency at Kings College Guildford, with a special workshop for Shakespeare Week. On Monday 16 March, GCSE students at Kings College will mark the

  • Snow White enchants at Hospice shop
    19th February 2020

    Things were anything but Grimm when the Princess Alice Hospice shop in East Molesey was transformed into a fairytale land of dancing animals and romance. It was a specially themed Snow White day which saw customers drawn into a magical

  • BCC comments on proposals for new UK immigration system
    19th February 2020

    Commenting on the government’s policy proposals for a points-based immigration system, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “The speed and scale of these changes will require significant adjustment by businesses. “Companies are already investing heavily in home-grown talent across the

  • PJ Day fun takes off for Hospice
    19th February 2020

    Hundreds of people from schoolchildren to firefighters, shop staff and care workers, have so far taken part in a huge PJ Day fundraiser – in support of the night nurses of Princess Alice Hospice. And there’s still loads of time