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  • 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

  • Locals in Guildford now have access to new high quality specialist eye care and surgery led by a team of experienced Consultants.
    15th March 2018

    Based within BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital, Eye Care Surrey is a new comprehensive centre for private eye health and eye surgery in the area. The new advanced facility is the result of a significant investment by BMI Healthcare. Eye Care

  • £2000 raised for the Reigate Business Guild at local quiz night!
    15th March 2018

    On Thursday 9th March Reigate Manor played host to a curry and quiz night to raise funds for the Christmas lights put on by The Reigate Business Guild. The evening was extremely well attended with quiz goers joining in from

  • BCC reacts to Chancellor’s Spring Statement
    14th March 2018

    Commenting on the Spring Statement, delivered today (Tuesday) by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Businesses will be encouraged by the Chancellor’s report on the UK’s fiscal health, with

  • Exporter Update Notice – Turkey
    13th March 2018

      Notification regarding Certificates of Origin for Turkey We have been made aware that the Turkish customs authority have issued a notice, effective from the 28th February 2018, that for certain goods where in their opinion, there is insufficient evidence

  • Strong senior hires at Menzies in Leatherhead
    13th March 2018

    Top 20 accountancy firm, Menzies LLP, has welcomed two new senior hires to its Leatherhead office. Previously based in the capital, experienced specialists David Boyce and Chris Gillman have been recruited to strengthen the firm’s private client offering in the

  • May Half Term at the Lightbox: Picasso Week
    12th March 2018

    30 May – 1 June Come to The Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking this May half term for a week of Picasso-themed arts and craft activities for children and families. Coinciding with the exhibition ‘Picasso: Paper & Clay’, workshops

  • Dividend Allowance reduction to have wide impact
    12th March 2018

    The tax rules surrounding dividends have changed drastically in recent years. The tax- free Dividend Allowance has dropped from £5,000 to £2,000 per annum from April 2018. This change could have a significant impact on many, whether you own shares

  • BCC: Improve domestic business environment to help exporters to grow
    9th March 2018

    Commenting on the trade statistics for January 2018, released today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The weakness in the UK’s trade position in January is a concern, and means

  • Discover science and arts at our fantastic free Innovate Guildford festival – Saturday 17 March
    12th March 2018

    Discover a stellar line-up of inspiring science and entertainment at Innovate Guildford 2018. This free festival for all the family, staged by Guildford Borough Council, takes place at G Live on Saturday 17 March from 10am-5pm. Cllr David Bilbe, Lead Councillor for Economic

  • Celebrate the Royal Wedding with free road closures for street parties
    8th March 2018

    Are you planning to celebrate the Royal Wedding on 19 May with a street party? Guildford Borough Council is helping to keep costs down by waiving charges for road closures for the event. Leader of the Council, Councillor Paul Spooner

  • Adam Marshall: Ambitious growth plan for UK more important to business than Brexit
    9th March 2018

    Addressing the BCC Annual Conference 2018 today (Thursday), Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, will remind the government that the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the UK business community, and country, are not related to