In this issue
Local, global and beyond!
Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers event
Find your next generation of local talent
Learning Lunch - October
Local business news
Disability Confident event
Coast to Capital LEP Area growth grant
What's on
What's on

5 Sept 17.30-19.30 Redhill Business Guild, Three Central, Redhill. Let them know you're coming 


11 Sept 17.30-19.00 Banstead Business Guild, Cafe Italia. Let them know you're coming.


12 Sept 09.30-12.30 Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyer (seminar), Situation Awareness and Crisis Management, Pilgrims Academy, Redhill  RH1 5EL. Book your space now 


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


20 Sept 10.00-16.00 Redhill Micropreneurs Co-Working Day, Regus - Kingsgate, Redhill RH1 1SG. Just drop in. Find out more.


27 Sept 17.30-19.30 Morrisons R&R Connects, Reigate Rugby Club. Book your space  

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


18 Oct 08.30-13.00 Mock Employment Tribunal, The Guildhall, Guildford.  Join Morrisons solicitors for what is sure to be a great event with barristers running through a disability discrimination/ Gross Misconduct case.  Find out more and book your space.


31 Oct 09.30-12.30  Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers (seminar) Social Media needs a purpose to succeed, Ashdown Park Hotel, Forest Row  RH18 5JR.  Book your space now 


8 Nov  09.00-13.00 Employment Law and Health and Safety event with Peninsular in conjunction with Langton London Ins Brokers, Town Hall, Reigate. Book your space now 


9 Nov 09.30-12.30 Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers - Developing your presentation and public speaking skills, American Express Community Stadium, Brighton.  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


21 Nov Gatwick Diamond - Meet the buyer, Aurora Hotel, Crawley - a chance to connect face to face with some of the regions largest buyers.  Find out more 


12 Dec 12.00-14.00 Learning Lunch - Getting your message across with persuasive presentationsKevin Horlock   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

Just Group, announced it has acquired a 75% shareholding in the holding company of Corinthian Pension Consulting Limited. Corinthian Pension Consulting specialises in providing professional advisory services to DB pension scheme trustees and scheme sponsors undertaking bulk scheme exercises. The team has been successfully leading major transactions for more than twelve years. The acquisition of Corinthian Pension Consulting adds additional capabilities to the group of businesses trading under HUB brands within Just Group, which focus on delivering corporate solutions to employee benefit consultants, financial advisers, pension schemes, other UK businesses and to their members, customers and clients. Find out more.


esure has been sold to Blue (BC) Bidco Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of funds managed by Bain Capital Private Equity (Europe)  with the £1.2 billion acquisition,  esure shareholders – including chair Sir Peter Wood – will be entitled to receive 280 pence in cash for each share held. That’s about 37% higher than the closing price of 204 pence on August 10. Wood, according to the BBC, will make £360 million from the sale 50 million of which he will reinvest into the insurer he founded in 2000. Read more.


On the dot, the machine learning-driven last mile delivery specialist which is part of the UK-wide, Redhill HQ'd CitySprint Group, has received an additional investment of £8m from its private equity-backed parent company. On the dot's roster counts more than 100 customers including ASOS, Currys PC World, Dixons and Wickes. In June, the start-up's platform passed the 500,000 deliveries milestone. Read more 

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