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  • Take positive action to create the right plan for your company
    26th March 2018

    Now that you’ve reported on the gender pay gap in your business, the next 12 months are crucial to putting the right action plan in place to close the gender pay gap in your organisation. As gender diversity and inclusion

  • BCC: UK and EU must now deliver answers to practical questions
    23rd March 2018

    Commenting on the European Council’s endorsement of the transition period, and the progression of talks towards a future EU-UK trading relationship, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Businesses will welcome the European Council’s endorsement

  • Sponsor a show for a night!
    21st March 2018

    Have you ever thought of sponsoring a show? The perfect way to align your business with our award-winning regional Theatre, for customer entertainment, staff perks or to celebrate a special milestone. Bespoke VIP packages for one-night show sponsorship can include

  • Thinking about growing your workforce in 2018?
    21st March 2018

    Recruiting just got easier As spring approaches and plants start to grow, many small businesses follow a similar pattern and thoughts turn to recruiting. After the half term holidays and ready to gear up before summer this is often a

  • Universities unite to showcase British research at its best
    21st March 2018

      Farming on high-rise buildings, augmented reality software that helps analyse crime scenes, and interactive theatre technology that allows plays to be staged with actors in different countries are among the ground-breaking developments being showcased by some of the UK’s

  • Looking for new talent in your organisation?
    21st March 2018

    Given the high employment rate in Surrey, do you find it hard to recruit and retain suitable employees? If so, the good news is that there are “hidden” pools of talent that many employers are not tapping into – young people with Special Educational

  • BCC comments on labour market statistics
    21st March 2018

    Commenting on the labour market figures for March 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The strong rise in employment, together with the unemployment rate dropping back to

  • BCC forecast: UK economy remains subdued despite uplift from strong global growth
    19th March 2018

    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) upgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, raising its forecast for GDP from 1.1% to 1.4% in 2018 and from 1.3% to 1.5% for 2019, and its first forecasts for

  • BCC comments on inflation figures
    20th March 2018

    Commenting on the inflation statistics for February 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: The drop-in price growth in February was more than expected and

  • Do you go out in Guildford town centre in the evening?
    19th March 2018

    We want to know what you think. Working in partnership with Experience Guildford we would like to find out what you think in a public consultation about going out in the town centre in the evening and night time. This

  • BCC: Business welcomes milestone agreement on Brexit transition period
    19th March 2018

    Commenting on the agreement of a ‘status quo’ transition period by UK and EU27 Brexit negotiators, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “This is a milestone that many businesses across the UK have been

  • Spelthorne responds to Heathrow consultation
    19th March 2018

    Spelthorne Borough Council’s comprehensive response to Heathrow’s consultation will be discussed at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 21 March. The Council is expected to reiterate its support, in principle, for Heathrow expansion because of the potential economic benefits and opportunities