In this issue
Growing your business online to take on the international market
Local business news
Upskill your employees for FREE
Printing for local charity
New rail timetables from May 20
Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme
What's on
What's on

2 May 16.00-18.30 Morrisons Solicitors Corporate Insights, A business sale case study, Prospero House, Redhill. Find out more and book your space


4 May 10.30-13.00 Gatwick Diamond Business, Croquet & Networking Lunch, Ashdown Park Hotel. Find out more


10 May 07.30-10.30 Big Breakfast at Epsom Downs Racecourse. Book your free space


16 May 12.00-14.00 Learning Lunch - Increase the profit in your business without increasing your sales – Karen Espley, The Chameleon Guide, Town Hall, Reigate. Book your space.


17 May 18.00 Bravo Networking, Red Lion Betchworth, Curry and Quiz night £12 Book your space


18 May 12.00-14.30 Gatwick Diamond Business, Networking with Ease, Hilton Hotel London Gatwick. Find out more.


23 May 08.30-10.00 Crowd Funding and Peer to Peer Business Lending, Tesla Gatwick  RH11 7ST. Book your space


24 May 17.30-19.30 Morrisons Solicitors R&R Connects - Old Reigations RFC. Book your space


25 May 12.00-14.30 Gatwick Diamond Business May Members Meeting, Crawley Town Football Club. Book your space.


4 June 08.00-10.00 Growing your business online to take on the international market, with Enterprise Nation and Department of International Trade. Book your space now


7 June 12.00-14.00 Gatwick Diamond Business Express Networking Lunch, Reigate Manor Hotel. Book your space now


12 June 17.30-20.30 FSB GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation Event) Town Hall Reigate. Book your space now


13 June 09.30-12.30 Pro Actions - Controlling your cash and increasing profitability Harlequin Theatre, Redhill. Book your space now 


13 June 12.00-14.00 Learning Lunch - Customer Service – Caroline Cooper, Naturally Loyal Town Hall, Reigate.  Book your space now

18 July 12.00-14.00 Learning Lunch -  Riding the waves of change – Joe Cheal, Imaginarium Learning & Development  Town Hall, Reigate.

Some companies struggle with the inevitable acceleration of change. If the business owners and senior management are finding it tough, their staff will too.

The focus on this brief session is ‘how to stay on top’ and we will be exploring 3 key factors: business, team and you. So, come along and discover some practical tips and thought-provoking ideas that will help you. Book your space now

12 Sept 12.00-14.00 Learning Lunch - Visual Digital Marketing, Instagram – Town Hall, Reigate. Book your space now

17 Oct 12.00-14.00 Learning Lunch - Fitness – Frank SinclairFit with Frank  Town Hall, Reigate. Book your space now


14 Nov 12.00-14.00 Learning Lunch - Managing challenging employment relationships and undertaking difficult conversations - Martin Buckland, HR at work.  Book your space now

Funding and Awards

Reigate & Banstead Business Support Grant Do you have a business based in the borough with less than four employees? Are you looking to grow?  Why not apply for our Business Support Grant of up to £1,000?


Small Business Grants Do you represent a business that has been trading for at least one year and has a turnover of between £50,000 and £500,000? has launched a free-to-enter competition called Small Business Grants, offering £5,000 every month.


Do you need start-up funding for your business?  Struggling to get funding from a mainstream provider? Have a look at responsible finance provider Fredericks Foundation, who may be able to help.


It's quicker to report things, make payments and apply for services online.
Local business news
We're a great place for business

  • Shawbrook Bank have taken a floor in Prospero house, Redhill, moving from Dorking. Shawbrook chief executive Steve Patemen said: "We are a growing bank and firmly believe that the best way to support small and medium-sized businesses across the country is by being physically present within the regional economies in which they operate. Prospero is a fantastic building and its location will give us a great base for our Regional Business Centre, as well as some key Specialist Asset Finance teams and supporting functions." Find out more.
  • Westridge Construction Ltd opened their new regional Surrey office in Redhill on March 20.  The opening signifies the continued development and growth of their business across the South of the UK, following long-standing success in the area served by existing offices in Sussex and Kent. The positioning of the new office enables them to provide a more local service to valued clients in the Surrey area. Find out more.
  • Renascience Pharma, a UK based pharmaceuticals company establishing themselves in the area ,have taken over the lease of a unit in Horley's Gatwick Metro Centre estate. Find out more. 
  • Oliver Bonas, Waterstones and Modain Pelle have all recently opened new shops in Reigate. Mint Velvet have also relocated to a larger unit. 
  • Eurochange have opened in The Belfry Shopping Centre, Redhill. 


  • To Jellyfish for winning the Recommended Agency Register (RAR) award for Data
  • To Space Time Media, who have an office in Reigate, on winning two awards at the Recommended Agency Register (RAR) award for Media Buying and Service Delivery. 
  • To Shawbrook Bank for being named as a finalist in the Credit Strategy - Credit Awards 2018 for their white label car finance product, RAC flexiloan. Read more
  • To Monty Bojangles for their Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade for outstanding short term growth.
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