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  • BCC and Indeed: Immigration proposals could exacerbate labour shortages
    9th July 2019

      Over half of UK businesses with staff from outside the UK would be negatively impacted by government proposals for the UK’s future immigration system, according to new research released today (Tuesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce and global

  • The Power of Play: Challengers Charity Celebrates 40 Years
    9th July 2019

    This month, Challengers celebrates 40 incredible years providing fun and safe places where all disabled children and young people can spend time with their friends. Established in Guildford in 1979, Challengers non-exclusion policy is truly unique. They believe every child and young person should

  • Datum Datacentres achieves world-class Net Promoter Score
    4th July 2019

    Service differentiation is a key element of what makes Datum tick Datum Datacentres was founded in 2012 and provides data centre services underpinned by a highly available, secure and carrier-neutral environment. In the fiercely competitive environment of data centre operators,

  • 100 MILE BIKE RIDE FOR WOKING & SAM BEARE HOSPICE
    4th July 2019

      A small Hart Brown team are cycling 100 miles through-out Surrey visiting each of their offices, to celebrate their centenary. One hundred percent of funds raised are being donated to Woking & Sam Beare Hospice, their local charity, who

  • Actress Charlie Brooks launches the Surrey 5 Peaks hikeathon
    3rd July 2019

    Actress and Surrey Care Trust volunteer mentor, Charlie Brooks is asking businesses to step out for Surrey Care Trust on Saturday 14 September and make a difference to the lives of tens of thousands of people in Surrey, who are

  • GUILDFORD SHAKESPEARE COMPANY RECEIVES 5* REVIEW FOR PERFORMANCE OF TWELFTH NIGHT
    3rd July 2019

      The Guildford Shakespeare Company has recently received a 5-star review for their latest performance of Twelfth Night. Sally Knipe reviews the play below: Having attended many productions by Guildford Shakespeare Company in the last few years my overwhelming feeling

  • UP AND COMING: WOKING’S STRIKING NEW HILTON HOTEL REACHES ITS 23-STOREY PEAK
    2nd July 2019

        Woking’s new, luxury 189-room Hilton Hotel reaches its apex at almost 100 metres Woking’s new sky-high luxury hotel reached its highest peak this week, marking a significant milestone in a £540 million town centre transformation. A key focal

  • UK FIRST FOR SURREY DOOR MANUFACTURER FOLLOWING SUPPORT FROM HSBC UK
    1st July 2019

    Byfleet-based bespoke door manufacturer, Skyglaze, has secured a £425,000 funding package from HSBC UK to purchase new state-of-the-art machinery and expand its team. The first of its kind being used in the UK, the new automatic cutting equipment has the

  • TAB Board Taster Meetings
    1st July 2019

    TAB (The Alternative Board) has been operating in the Farnham and Guildford area for the last 5 years and is owned and run by Leslie Woodcock. Leslie brings together business owners from non-competing sectors in a confidential group setting –

  • BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q2 2019: UK growth stalling amid manufacturing slowdown
    1st July 2019

    The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey – the largest private sector survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth, closely watched by policymakers including the Bank of England – finds that underlying economic conditions remained stagnant

  • Jonathan Richards wins Director of the Year
    27th June 2019

    Last week our very own Jonathan Richards was named Director of the Year – SME in the 2019 London and South Institute of Directors’ Director of the Year Awards. As Jonathan took a well-deserved break in Ireland on the day

  • Remove blockers in the skills system to alleviate recruitment struggles, says BCC and Indeed
    25th June 2019

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