McLaren Group sells and leases back Woking HQ

LUXURY automotive, technology and motorsport company McLaren Group has agreed the sale of its Woking headquarters to Global Net Lease (GNL) for a total of £170 million. As part of the transaction,... Read more »

Breathing new life into furniture leads to CREST21 awards entry

A HORSELL business has combined its two guiding principles with a pair of entries in the CREST21 Business Awards. Jane Goodman has put forward Home Office Chic in the Going Circular and... Read more »

Credit union aims to offer a financial helping hand to all

LET your money start giving you a feel-good factor by opening a savings account with locally based Boom Credit Union, who are helping to tackle social deprivation in Woking. With a branch... Read more »

Chobham nursery is preparing children for responsibilities to the environment

A CHOBHAM nursery is on a mission to give children the best possible start in life. The Pennypot Day Nursery, in Pennypot Lane, caters for children from six weeks to five years,... Read more »

New online business will help find the best hair, beauty and wellness professionals

TWO local entrepreneurs have launched Peek-A-Treat, an online business to help customers find the best hair, beauty and wellness professionals in their area. Megan Galbraith and Felicity King have drawn on their... Read more »

New app provides a one-stop fitness shop

THE former manager of a gym in Woking has launched an app that provides a full range of health and fitness information, advice and interaction. HubFiiT opened over the Easter weekend, with... Read more »

Travel business aims for carbon negative impact

A WOKING-based independent travel company has set itself the target of ensuring its clients’ business travel benefits, rather than damages, the environment. Global Travel Management (GTM) has also pledged that all its... Read more »

Alternatives to plastic should be part of everyday life

FRUSTRATION at not being able to buy high-quality cupboard essentials without excess packaging for her family led a Woking woman to set up her own company with the aim of making plastic-free... Read more »

Care agency says helping people in their own homes makes huge difference

A CHANGE in careers has led a West Byfleet woman to run one of the largest home care providers in the area. Sarah Daly bought the Guildford and Woking franchise of Home... Read more »

CREST 21 Awards entry creates swimwear from ocean waste plastics

RECYCLING ocean waste such as plastics and abandoned fishing nets into performance swimwear is the inspiring basis for Instant Swim’s entry in the Going Circular category at the CREST21 Business Awards. “Our... Read more »