Surrey Chambers of Commerce

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Council signs pledge to boost business

Surrey County Council has pledged to work with the Surrey Chambers of Commerce to boost business. Leader David Hodge signed the accord to promote economic growth in the county together. It comes after Mr Hodge made similar agreements with the Federation of Small Businesses and the Institute of Directors. The council has already committed to … Continue reading

Helyn Clack interviewed about £51m economic boost from cycling events

Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack has been interviewed by BBC Surrey presenter Nigel Williams about the £51 million boost to Surrey’s economy from the Olympic cycling races and the Tour of Britain. Mrs Clack, who was joined by Surrey Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive Louise Punter, also emphasised that establishing Surrey … Continue reading

Canon and councils join forces on jobs for young people

Business and councils have joined forces to host an event aimed at helping young people get on the career ladder. Small and medium-sized companies are being encouraged to attend the session at Canon’s UK headquarters in Reigate on Tuesday 27 November to find out about youth employment opportunities. Surrey County Council and Reigate and Banstead … Continue reading

Surrey reaches target of filling 200 apprentice places in 100 days

A campaign spearheaded by Surrey County Council to fill 200 apprentice places in 100 days has reached its target with time to spare. The success of the apprenticeship drive was confirmed as National Apprenticeship Week kicked off yesterday (6 February)*. Employers have been coming forward since the end of September pledging to take on apprentices … Continue reading

Surrey apprentice campaign nears halfway mark

A campaign spearheaded by Surrey County Council to fill 200 apprentice places in 100 days has almost reached the halfway mark. Employers have been coming forward pledging to take on apprentices as part of the council’s push to ensure all 16 to 19-year-olds in Surrey are in education, training or employment by 2015. The figure … Continue reading


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