Surrey Chambers of Commerce close Woking office

SURREY Chambers of Commerce shut the doors to its Woking office on Monday, saying it will remain closed until further notice. “All Chamber staff will be working from home after this date,... Read more »

Legal firms to merge

LOCAL law firm Barlow Robbins – with offices in Woking, as well as Guildford and London – has agreed a merger with Moore Blatch, aiming to create a regional powerhouse firm with... Read more »

Byfleet house builder among the leaders in keeping workforce happy

BYFLEET housebuilder Churchill Retirement Living has been named in the Top 100 Best Companies to work for in the UK by the Sunday Times, achieving an impressive third place. The winners were... Read more »

Nature investment fund to benefit local area

A NEW investment model in Surrey is placing nature’s recovery at the heart of the local economy, transforming nature conservation and sustainable growth.  An award of £426,000 from the Government’s Local Growth... Read more »

Cake creations land business award nomination

A BAKER who produces celebration cakes from her home in Horsell is in line for a business award. Esther Bullock, the founder of The Goldfinch Kitchen, is a finalist in the New... Read more »

Lunch boasts the benefits of working in Woking

LADIES who lunch took on a whole new meaning when the Federation of Small Businesses hosted its first Woking Women in Business luncheon. Among the guests was multi-award winning Julianne Ponan, CEO... Read more »

Woking opticians apprentice graduates during National Apprenticeship Week

AN 18-year-old from Woking has completed a coveted apprenticeship with national optician Vision Express, graduating during National Apprenticeship Week. Kirsty Kent, who attended Gordon’s School, recently completed the 13-month scheme, working at... Read more »

Music festival organisers are finalists for business awards

THE organisers of an annual music festival which was first held in West End are finalists in the small business of the year category of a national award scheme. ShyneFest, a family... Read more »

Menzies chooses WSB Hospices as their charity of the year

MENZIES has chosen the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices as its charity of the year, and the Woking office has made a flying start by raising £800 towards its target of £10,000.... Read more »

Woking Women in Business

A SELL-OUT Woking Women in Business Conference ended in general agreement on the gradual progress over gender inequality and cited the biggest challenge today as the pressure of competition in the workplace,... Read more »