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  • Initial BCC response to Liberal Democrat manifesto
    20th November 2019

    Responding to proposals on business rates, training and devolution in the Liberal Democrat manifesto, Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said:    “The UK’s unfair business rates system – which hits firms hard before they turn over a single pound – is

  • Parties must reignite business confidence and investment at this election, says BCC
    14th November 2019

    Avoiding a no-deal Brexit and delivering an urgent confidence boost through action on infrastructure, immigration, skills and business costs must be at the forefront of the next government’s agenda, says the British Chambers of Commerce.   2020 and beyond: business

  • BCC comments on today’s GDP statistics
    11th November 2019

    Commenting on the GDP statistics for Q3 2019, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:    “While there was welcome confirmation that the UK avoided recession in the third quarter,

  • Guildford Philanthropy welcomes new Corporate Ambassadors
    11th November 2019

    23 local businesses have signed up to represent Guildford Philanthropy as Corporate Ambassadors, illustrating the commitment of the local business community to support those who need a helping hand in our community. Set up by Guildford Borough Council and the Community Foundation

  • DHL delivers for Hospice Santa Fun Run
    8th November 2019

    Getting set for an extra-early festive delivery at DHL Express, are Santa Fun Runners Matt, Harry, Victoria and Dan – who have signed up for the Princess Alice Hospice Santa Fun Run in December. When not in Santa disguise, the

  • All is bright…at the Christmas Lights switch on event
    6th November 2019

    Christmas is coming to Guildford on Thursday 21 November when our High Street will be full of entertainment for all the family at our annual Christmas Lights switch-on event. Bought to you by Guildford Borough Council, Experience Guildford, Guildford Fringe

  • Wimbledon brings team spirit to Santa Fun Run
    5th November 2019

      There’s always plenty of action when AFC Wimbledon players get the ball. The squad took a fun break from training for their upcoming FA Cup First Round match this week, to kick off Princess Alice Hospice’s Santa Fun Run

  • Military Vehicles Day
    4th November 2019

      Visit Brooklands Museum on Sunday 17th November and you will see the historic site in Weybridge welcoming displays of troop carriers, armoured cars, ambulances and a whole host of military vehicles and apparatus used during the last 100 years. Re-enactor

  • Major investment approved as £52.3 million grant awarded for new Weyside Urban Village
    4th November 2019

    The new Weyside Urban Village project took another significant step forward today as the Chancellor announced that the Council’s bid for £52.3 million from the Housing Infrastructure Fund to support the provision of 1500 new homes on the site has been successful.

  • Regus Chertsey to invest £1/2m in Refurbishment Project
    31st October 2019

    Regus Chertsey, located in the magnificent Hillswood Business Park is set for a major capital investment. The exciting programme includes the creation of a stylish and contemporary café as well as a professional high-tech business lounge and an upgraded co-working

  • Woking named one of the UK’s happiest places
    31st October 2019

    Woking scores record high in UK government’s happiness index, beating most UK towns and cities. People in Woking are among the happiest in the UK – and they’re getting happier, according to the latest figures from the Office for National

  • New Chief Executive joins the Surrey Care Trust
    29th October 2019

    Local charity, the Surrey Care Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive. John Downing took up his new position this week following the retirement, after 20 years of dedicated service, of the previous Chief Executive,