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New funding pot for small businesses in Crawley


Media Release from Crawley Borough Council New funding pot for small businesses in Crawley Small grants are available from Crawley Borough Council for Crawley small businesses thinking about expanding or taking on apprentices. From start-ups to businesses with fewer than 50 employees there is an opportunity for some support from Crawley Borough Council. Apprenticeship grants for local small businesses to offset the costs of hiring and training apprentices Grants for small business start-up, available to encourage Crawley residents to set […]

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Help at Hand for Local Business Owners with Auto-Enrolment


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Crawley & Gatwick Chamber of Commerce Press Release – 28th June 2016 Help at Hand for Local Business Owners with Auto-Enrolment Local Crawley businesses have been encouraged to look towards new automatic enrolment pension schemes by a leading pension provider. The Crawley Chamber of Commerce members met at Broadfield Stadium on Tuesday to discuss the possibilities that The People’s Pension and other automatic enrolment workplace pension schemes can offer as the new Government legislation takes effect. Launched in 2011, The […]

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Gatwick Airport Update


Gatwick Airport Update Whilst we are disappointed to see the Davies commission select Heathrow as its preferred option we are pleased to see that Gatwick remains a credible option for expansion. The Chamber’s membership wherever polled remained clearly in favour of the development of Gatwick, mindful of the growth benefits to the greater Gatwick area. Gatwick remains a deliverable option in a sensible timescale which Heathrow despite the commissions backing is yet to demonstrate. As the debate moves on to […]

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Spread the word with suppliers & customers


Spread the word with suppliers & customers Dear Member, We at the Chamber wish you well for the New Year, we hope it brings you all that you plan for it. Thank you for all those that made the Christmas lunch such a success, building on that, hopefully we’ll have to look to a bigger venue this year! Those that were there, will recall we demonstrated unanimous support for the Gatwick expansion plans, reflecting previous positions. I think it’s safe […]

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Commission hears Gatwick concerns


Commission hears Gatwick concerns Article courtesy of Crawley Observer Online 17/12/2014 Concerns about noise, the environment and pressures on the area’s infrastructure should Gatwick be expanded have been raised with the Airports Commission. Commission chairman Sir Howard Davies chaired a meeting at the Arora Hotel, in Southgate Avenue, on Tuesday (December 16) where he heard from residents, politicians and community groups. Also at the meeting was Stewart Wingate, Gatwick’s chief executive officer, who was bombarded with questions and accusations from […]

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Support Gatwick Obviously


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Support Gatwick Obviously There is a critical need for those businesses that do support expansion at Gatwick, to publically “Support” via the Gatwick Obviously website, and preferably respond to the Davies Commission public consultation before closing date 3rd February. Britain doesn’t just need a new runway. What it really needs is two world class airports. Other truly global cities like New York, Paris, and Tokyo don’t rely on one mega hub to serve all of their air travel requirements. They […]

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Gatwick Airport Update


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  Gatwick Airport Update       Gatwick contributes around £2 billion to the South East’s economy every year.  It enables businesses to prosper, tourism to flourish, and 23,500 people to say they are proud to work at Gatwick Airport, over 700 of them from Crawley. The airport has invested £1.2 billion between 2008 and 2014 and has committed to invest a further £1 billion going forward.  The extensive social and economic benefits this investment brings must be balanced with […]

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UKTI Export Week Event


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UKTI Export Week Event Winmark CEO networks are delighted to invite you to the following event As part of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Export Week, Winmark’s Global CEO Network is delighted to be co-hosting a free breakfast meeting aimed at supporting both new and experienced exporters based in the South-East. Are you exporting your products or services to international customers? Attend this morning seminar to find out how you can maximise your international potential. Venue: Hilton Hotel, Gatwick Airport Date: Tuesday 11 November Time: 08.30am – […]

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Regus Gatwick Launch Event


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Regus Gatwick Launch Event Join Regus for their opening event on Tuesday 28th October 2014 8am to 10:30am Regus Express, Ground Floor, Level 00,Arrivals, South Terminal , Gatwick Airport Their new business lounge at Gatwick Airport is the perfect environment for working productively. With a range of meeting rooms, showers and breakfast buffet, you can work smarter on the move, before or after your flight, when and where it suits you. Come and join them for breakfast to celebrate the opening. They look […]

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Reeves Gatwick Opening Event


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Reeves Gatwick Opening Event Thu 23rd October 2014 6pm on. Griffin House, 135 High street, Crawley, RH10 1DQ Click on Client Drinks Invite for a PDF copy to print off. Gatwick Seminar Tues 25th Nov 2014 Arora Hotel 9:00am to 12:30pm Click on Finance Focus Invitation 2014 for a PDF copy to print off. Reeves Crawley Opening Event Invitation Tweet

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