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  • Spelthorne sets a shining example with Silver award
    18th August 2020

    Spelthorne Borough Council is very proud to announce we have been awarded the Silver Award as part of the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. The award is for organisations that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the armed forces

  • Government Funding Available to Provide SMEs with Access to Legal Advice
    13th August 2020

    13 August 2020 – Charles Russell Speechlys has welcomed the Government’s announcement of £20 million of grants to enable small and medium sized businesses to access specialist advice in order to help with their Covid-19 recovery plans.   The grants

  • Latest Government COVID Information – 13th August
    13th August 2020

    Latest Government Support Schemes – 13th August £20 million to improve small business leadership and problem-solving skills £20 million in new grants to boost recovery of small businesses Peer Networks scheme to be run by Local Growth Hubs Small Business

  • Towns in Surrey & Hampshire will be transformed into happier, healthier and more prosperous places as a new high tech innovation centre gets underway
    13th August 2020

    A new Future Towns Innovation Hub is being built at the University of Southampton Science Park where leading academics will collaborate with businesses and the region’s towns to develop low-carbon and sustainable engineering and technology innovations to create happier, healthier,

  • Take Part In The Air Ambulance Kent, Surrey & Sussex 30 For 30 Challenge
    12th August 2020

    Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) is inviting Surrey businesses to take part in the charity’s 30 for 30 Challenge. Launched to celebrate KSS’s 30th anniversary and to help raise vital funds, the 30 for 30 Challenge encourages participants to

  • Raising a pint in support of Guildford’s independent businesses
    12th August 2020

    Independent Guildford business, Growlers & Cans, is launching a collaborative campaign with Blackham Images to showcase a range of the town’s businesses that they feel deserve our recognition and support. The specialist craft beer taproom and bottle shop is urging

  • Mental Health First Aid Update
    11th August 2020

    It is safe to say that the widespread Covid-19 lockdown has caused seismic changes to our daily habits and routines. We want to stress that our role in the Surrey community is now more important than ever to create environments

  • BCC responds to ONS’ August labour market figures
    11th August 2020

    Commenting on the ONS labour market figures for August 2020, published today, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said:     “While the headline data continues to lag behind the reality on the ground, the decline in the number of employees on payrolls and hours worked is

  • Coast to Capital: Growth Relationship Manager
    10th August 2020

    Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership are looking to recruit a Growth Relationship Manager. They are here to provide strategic leadership to drive economic growth and the sustainable success of this beautiful, vibrant, and exceptionally well connected area. They have

  • The Forest Bathing Institute plays host to BBC2’s ‘Stories of Us’
    10th August 2020

    The Surrey Hills have built up a reputation for being an area of outstanding natural beauty. Surrounded by rolling hills and ancient woodland, Newlands Corner, near Guildford is at the heart of Surrey. With its stunning landscape and unspoilt beauty,

  • Reigate Manor is re-opening on Monday 10th August
    10th August 2020

    After 5 months of being closed, we are delighted that Reigate Manor will be re-opening on Monday 10th August. The past few months has been very challenging for the hotel, with many of the weddings, events and Cellar Rooms celebrations

  • BCC responds to proposed planning reforms
    6th August 2020

    Responding to the publication of the government’s Planning for the Future white paper and associated consultation, BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton said:   “Businesses will welcome efforts to accelerate the planning and development of new homes, business premises and