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  • The Lightbox Literary Festival
    22nd February 2018

    After a hugely successful launch in 2017, The Lightbox Literary Festival is back with an extended line-up of events. With thought provoking talks, pop-up book shop and a creative writing course, literary lovers are in for a treat. Opening the

  • BCC comments on labour market statistics
    21st February 2018

    Commenting on the labour market statistics for February 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While the latest data confirms that the UK labour market remains a source

  • BCC: Inflationary pressures beginning to ease
    13th February 2018

    Commenting on the inflation statistics for January 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Inflation was unchanged in January, as a smaller rise in motor

  • BCC comments on David Davis speech
    20th February 2018

    Commenting on David Davis’ speech in Vienna, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The Government’s commitment to maintaining high standards following the UK’s departure from the EU is an important step on the road

  • Surrey Based MMRI Research use WhatsApp messenger to conduct digital market research with a young audience – would this method survive or face extinction?
    12th February 2018

    There are an estimated 2.5 billion smartphone users worldwide with the number set to rise to over 2.9 billion in 2020, well outstripping the number of living animal species on the planet (8.7 million alive for the curious in 2012,

  • Surrey Craft Brewery Launches Innovative Partnership with Godalming College
    12th February 2018

    The Crafty Brewing Co, based in Dunsfold is launching competition for Business Studies Students at Godalming College on 21 February at 1pm. To mark the beginning of its expansion plans The Crafty Brewing Co. is working in partnership with Godalming

  • SATRO Receives £4,400 From KRR ProStream
    12th February 2018

    SATRO is delighted to announce that they have received a £4,400 donation from KRR ProStream following a EURO 5,000 donation from their Licensor, Bang & Clean Technologies, Switzerland. Lucy Miguda, Fundraising Manager said “The donation of £4,400 is so incredibly

  • BCC: UK’s trade position weakened by rise in imports
    9th February 2018

    Commenting on the trade statistics for December 2017, released today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The sharp deterioration in the UK’s net trade position in December was disappointing and

  • Heathrow kicks off nationwide tour of longlisted sites bidding to build new runway
    9th February 2018

    Heathrow Airport launches nationwide tour of longlisted potential Logistics Hubs sites Final sites will contribute to building a construction legacy across the UK, that could help provide a productivity boost to construction outside of London worth £30bn[i] Logistics Hubs will participate

  • BCC comments on Bank of England ‘Super Thursday’
    8th February 2018

    Commenting on the Bank of England inflation report and interest rate decision published on ‘Super Thursday’, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The Bank of England’s latest forecasts point to a mild improvement

  • The odds are good for a great charity race day
    7th February 2018

    Local charity Surrey Care Trust hopes businesses will be chomping at the bit to attend the Trust’s race day at Lingfield Park on Wednesday 25 April 2018. The charity event, which is sponsored by Restore Document Management, is the perfect

  • Spelthorne Means Business Awards 2018
    7th February 2018

    The prestigious Spelthorne Means Business Awards were launched by Spelthorne Borough Council on 6 February. Held at Caffe Gusto in Staines-upon-Thames, local businesses and Council representatives gathered to kick off this year’s competition which is designed to acknowledge the achievements