The Surrey business sector received a substantial boost this month, as Dixcart International struck a new deal to acquire the Ocean House office building in Weybridge.
A number of shopping areas in Surrey are set to benefit from a new £3 million windfall, with up to £750,000 to be made available annually over the next four years. The funds will be given to local boroughs and districts in order to help them improve their secondary shopping centres.
Surrey County Council cabinet member for environment and planning, Mike Goodman has written to all of the county’s MPs and requested that they join him in backing Crossrail 2.
Mr Goodman has continued to highlight the huge potential benefits the service could have to both commuters and businesses: it could end up having a hugely positive impact on the local economy.
Surrey-based businesses have been given extra time to submit their entries for the Toast of Surrey Business Awards 2016, with the deadline extended until Friday 12th February.
It’s a busy start to the year for businesses across the county, with firms vying to be a part of one of the most prestigious events on the Surrey business calendar.
Surrey council have submitted a bid to the government for devolution, in an attempt to get more control over education, transport, housing and business policies.
The county is one of 38 around the UK to apply for increased powers. Surrey submitted their bid to Communities Secretary Greg Clark alongside the councils for East and West Sussex.
The general public is to choose who’ll win an award for best customer service at a ceremony to take place in Surrey later on this year.
The Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) Surrey Business Awards has chosen to give a bigger voice to the county’s customers by giving them the chance to judge what is considered the competition’s top category.
Businesses and community leaders in the local area have reacted varyingly to the Chancellor’s announcement of potential changes to Sunday trading hours, a move that’s already being described as ‘the biggest shake-up’ in retail since the 1990s.
The chancellor is planning to allow local councils and mayors to determine how long regional businesses will be allowed to open.
Surrey County Council (SCC) has announced that it will be investing £50,000 into helping local start-ups get off the ground and expand.
SCC is working together with the Fredericks Foundation, which currently lends to people that have previously been turned down for a bank loan.
Public sector organisations throughout Surrey have united to launch a new shared online portal designed to advertise and handle contracts.
Surrey County Council, Surrey Police, the University of Surrey and the 11 borough and district authorities in the county will begin to post details on the Supply to Surrey website in the Autumn.
A new fund has been launched with the aim of financially supporting businesses across Surrey and Hampshire has been unveiled.
The new £5.5m funding escalator has been launched by the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership and The FSE Group, and is aimed at companies within the Enterprise M3 area covered by parts of both countries.
A Hampshire based technology firm is set to create 70 new jobs as part of an expansion plan. Novatech is priming itself for an economy showing signs of positive growth, and is planning to add to the 200-strong staff at its Portchester HQ.
Surrey County Council has announced a new drive for apprenticeships in the region, with the aim being to create 170 new opportunities.
A new scheme is being launched by Surrey County Council in order to help smaller companies avoid cash-flow problems.
The current focus on apprenticeships and getting students and young people into work in Surrey is vital for the future of the region, but more must also be done to assist older professionals seeking career advice or support.
Surrey is one of the UK’s most productive and innovative areas for business, according to Surrey Chambers of Commerce.
A new campaign to fill 500 apprenticeships in Surrey is fast closing in on its target after smashing through the 300 mark.
Surrey Connects hopes to double the county’s economy to £52bn by 2030 through investments in sustainable growth.
PRUPIM have completed a new letting at The Heights, Weybridge; 9,500 sq ft has been let to be Experian Cheetahmail on the first floor of Building 1.
PRUPIM have completed a new letting at The Heights, Weybridge; 9,500 sq ft has been let to be Warner Chilcott on the ground floor of Building 1.
PRUPIM have completed a new letting at The Heights, Weybridge; 23,700 sq ft has been let to be Royal Caribbean on the 2nd and part 1st floor of Building 1.
PRUPIM has secured Norwegian Geophysical services group, Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) for a 75,381 sq ft letting at building No.4, The Heights, Weybridge, Surrey.
PRUPIM has let part of the part of the first floor of Building 5, The Heights, Brooklands, Weybridge, to Samsung Semiconductor Europe Ltd.
PRUPIM have completed a major new letting at The Heights, Weybridge; 11,635 sq ft has been let to be BP International on the ground floor of Building 1.