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  • Guildford businesses vote YES to second term of the BID
    7th November 2017

    Guildford businesses have voted in favour of a second, five-year term of the Business Improvement District (BID), Experience Guildford. The outcome of the Guildford BID ballot was revealed at 4pm on Friday 3 November by Guildford Borough Council, the Ballot

  • Heathrow receives Living Wage accreditation moving 3,200 workers onto the Living Wage
    6th November 2017

    Heathrow becomes an accredited Living Wage employer as part of its vision for the airport to be a great place to live and work. Accreditation from The Living Wage Foundation will see 3,200 airport workers receive the living wage in

  • BCC comments on MPC decision
    2nd November 2017

    Commenting on today’s interest rate decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, Mike Spicer, Director of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Our preferred outcome was for a further period of monetary stability, with interest

  • BCC talks… what we want from the Budget
    31st October 2017

    The latest BCC podcast, discussing what businesses want from the Autumn Budget, is now live, and can be heard here. Allan Williams is joined by Suren Thiru, Mike Spicer, and Jane Gratton, to talk about what businesses want to see

  • Budget 2017: Focus Firepower On Growth Not Giveaways
    31st October 2017

    We stand at critical moment for the UK economy, as we begin to prepare for when the country formally leaves the European Union. That makes this autumn’s Budget more vital than most – as this is the moment when Government

  • Surrey agency celebrates two years in business
    31st October 2017

    SUM, a digital marketing agency based at Chertsey, is this week celebrating two successful years of trading. Based at The Post House at Longcross, SUM works with start-up businesses, SME’s and corporate companies to deliver online and offline marketing services;

  • Mane Chance West End Charity Gala – 19th November
    30th October 2017

    Platinum selling music icon Ronan Keating leads a star-studded line-up – for one sensational night only – of songs, laughter and variety, at the Phoenix Theatre on 19 November at 7:30pm, for the Mane Chance West End Charity Gala Spectacular.

  • Shepperton named UK’s most courteous town
    25th October 2017

    It’s official, Shepperton townsfolk are the politest people in the country. Officials from the National Campaign for Courtesy have announced Shepperton as ‘Top Town for 2017’ after scouring the country for towns which demonstrate the charity’s commitment to good manners,

  • UK economy locked onto low growth trajectory
    25th October 2017

    Commenting on the preliminary UK GDP figures for Q3 2017, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While GDP growth in Q3 was a slight uptick on the previous

  • Picturing People: The Ingram Collection of Modern British Art
    25th October 2017

    From 20th January to 1st April 2018, The Lightbox gallery and museum will present ‘Picturing People’, a new exhibition from The Ingram Collection of Modern British Art. The exhibition will explore interpretations of the human face and figure – a source

  • BCC comments on next steps for Heathrow expansion
    24th October 2017

      Commenting on the government’s outline of the next steps for delivering airport expansion, Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Businesses need Heathrow’s third runway to be delivered as swiftly and smoothly

  • Surrey business ranked top in the UK
    20th October 2017

    Woking-based business, Something Big, has been ranked as one of the country’s leading creative agencies in the highly acclaimed Top 100 Independent Agencies in the UK report. Launched this week (17 October) in London, and conducted by marketing magazine and