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  • BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: UK economy treading water despite export boost
    12th April 2018

    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Thursday) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey. Based on the responses of over 7,100 businesses, the survey shows that UK economic growth remained subdued

  • Council adopts Effingham Neighbourhood Plan
    16th April 2018

    The Council has adopted the Effingham Neighbourhood Plan, following our meeting on 10 April and the successful referendum result on 22 February. The Effingham Neighbourhood Plan forms part of the development plan for the borough of Guildford and will help to decide the outcome

  • Dress Down for Woking
    11th April 2018

    Businesses and Public Sector orgaisations across wokinng are dressing down on Friday 20th April to raise money for the Woking Health and Wellbeing Fund. The Woking Health and Wellbeing Fund will be used to provide grant funding to  local charity

  • New defibrillator could help save lives in Guildford town centre
    11th April 2018

    A partnership between Guildford Lions, Guildford Borough Council and Experience Guildford has come together to install a new life-saving defibrillator at the Rodboro Buildings in Guildford, which is owned by Wetherspoons. Cllr Iseult Roche, Lead Councillor for Project Aspire, Health, Safeguarding

  • Invitation to the International Business Festival in Liverpool in June 2018 from COBCOE
    10th April 2018

    The International Business Festival 2018 takes place in Liverpool from 12 to 28 June. It will bring together around 30,000 business representatives, entrepreneurs and specialists from around the world. Surrey Chambers of Commerce are supporting the COBCOE Conference on 12

  • BCC: Government must establish permanent dialogue with business on future trade deals
    11th April 2018

    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is today (Wednesday) intensifying its call for the UK Government to establish a formal, permanent dialogue with business, consumer and civil society organisations to ensure that trade negotiations – including those on Brexit –

  • Venner Shipley moving Guildford office
    9th April 2018

    On 9 April, Venner Shipley, a leading firm of European Intellectual Property Attorneys with offices throughout the UK, moved its existing Guildford office to take a bigger space on the Surrey Research Park.   Venner Shipley opened its first office on

  • BCC welcomes Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce into Network
    10th April 2018

    The British Chambers of Commerce is pleased to announce that Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce has passed the accreditation process, to become the 53rd Accredited Chamber of Commerce in the UK. The Chamber, led by Chief Executive Alison Henderson,

  • Easter Eggtravaganza at Hartsfield Manor!
    9th April 2018

    Easter Sunday was in full swing at Hartsfield Manor in Betchworth with a fundraising Easter egg hunt and Sunday lunch to raise funds for the hotels’ chosen charity, George and The Giant Pledge. George Woodall is a very brave little

  • Ann Widdecombe Quick-Steps into panto!
    9th April 2018

      Redhill’s Harlequin Theatre and Cinema has announced that The Right Honourable Ann Widdecombe will star as the Wicked Queen in this year’s spectacular family pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which runs from Friday 7 December 2018 to

  • BCC: Work needed to reverse fall in apprenticeships
    29th March 2018

    Commenting on the Apprenticeship Levy statistics, published today by the Department for Education, Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “With our research showing three quarters of businesses facing skills

  • £3000 grant towards the installation of a gigabit capable connection
    28th March 2018

    The Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport are offering SMEs the opportunity to apply for a voucher of up to £3000 towards the installation of a gigabit capable connection.    The £67m Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme is available nationwide