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Staines-upon-Thames Day 2017

20th March 2017

Be a part of this year’s Staines-upon-Thames Day and benefit from the fabulous variety of event and activities attracting over 7,000 visitors throughout the day.

Surrey Economic Prospects – February 2017

10th March 2017

Please see the February Economic Prospects for Surrey by clicking on the link below.

The headlines this month

  • An application to build 134 homes at Guildford Cathedral has been rejected.
  • East Surrey College’s 2016 A Level performance ranks in top 10 nationally.
  • The unemployment rate in Surrey has increased from 0.6% to 0.7%. This represents the highest number of claimants in nearly two years.

Department of International Trade: Webinars

25th January 2017

Learn about your first steps to exporting by registering for one or more of the Department of International Trade free Exporting is GREAT webinars. Join us in your first steps and explore through our webinars the things to consider when preparing your business to export.

BID Manager Vacancy

24th January 2017
  •  Up to £45,000 per annum pro rata
  • One full time candidate or
  • two part time candidates considered for job share
  • Contract commencement: 1st April 2017
  • five-year fixed project term, renewable in year five pending successful re ballot

Spelthorne Business Plan Competition

19th January 2017

spelthorne business plan competition

Many people have a great business idea but few go on to make it happen. The Spelthorne Business Plan Competition could help you do exactly that.

Kwasi Kwarteng MP for Spelthorne is hosting his 4th annual competition aimed at inspiring entrepreneurs to enter the competition for a chance to win a package of £3,500 plus mentoring support and free website and logo design. 

European Development Fund (ERDF)

10th January 2017

euEnterprise M3 is pleased to announce the publication of 3 new European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) specifications. Funding is available for;

  • Access to Finance worth £500k
  • Digital to support SMEs embracing new digital technologies and superfast broadband uptake worth £1.2m
  • 5G technologies and development of new products worth £4m

The link to the specifications can be found here:

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