21st May 2024 | News in your area

New business support offer for Surrey launched by the Chancellor of Exchequer

Business Surrey – a new Surrey County Council service offering free and accessible support to businesses across the county – has officially been launched by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt.

From start-ups to longstanding SMEs, Surrey companies of all sizes, sectors and stages of their business journey can access expert support for no cost via a new website www.businesssurrey.co.uk. Business Surrey went live in April and was officially launched at Huskins in Godalming by the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt last week (Friday May 17). Tim Oliver, Leader of Surrey County Council; Shahid Azeem, the High Sheriff of Surrey who spoke about his own Surrey based business and the importance of The King’s Awards for Enterprise ; and local tech entrepreneur Terence Naidu also spoke at the event. Representatives from Surrey County Council, business groups, universities and the county’s 11 district and borough authorities were among those attending.

Business Surrey provides free and accessible support for all businesses in Surrey – such as targeted bespoke support for high growth companies, highlighting networking events, promoting the county’s innovative sectors, and hosting a live directory of more than 100 national and local initiatives. The new website also brings together of the business-facing aspects of the Council’s work, including trading standards, Greener Futures and Surrey Fire & Rescue.

For more information visit www.businesssurrey.co.uk


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