Mole Valley Business Recovery Survey – Mole Valley District Council is planning the future economic development projects in the district and would like to get your views on priorities for business recovery. We are encouraging all businesses to complete the survey by following the link HERE.
MORE EVENTS ADDED TO OUR CALENDAR FOR FEBRUARY 2021 – 29th January 2021.
We have added a number of events to our schedule for February 2021. As well as our usual mid morning discussion led events, we have our monthly networking breakfast and a fantastic sales training session which will take place at 3 different time slots throughout the day. Visit our events page for full details and booking links.
LATEST BUSINESS SUPPORT GRANTS NEWS FROM MOLE VALLEY DISTRICT COUNCIL – 27th January 2021
Mole Valley is under national lockdown restrictions. This means that certain businesses must stay closed. There are three Government business support grant schemes for the national lockdown period, commencing 5 January 2021:
1. Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG for closed businesses)
Businesses who received LRSG in the previous lockdown will be paid automatically. There will be an application form here for new applicants as soon as possible.
2. Closed Business Lockdown Payment (CBLP)
One-off top up grants up to £9,000 for businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors, announced by the Chancellor on 5 January 2021. Businesses previously in receipt of LRSG will receive this grant automatically.
There will be an application form here for new applicants as soon as possible.
3. Additional Restrictions Grant (discretionary grant)
All information can be found HERE.
MORE VACANCIES ADDED – 27th January 2021
2 more job vacancies have been added to our SITUATIONS VACANT PAGE from The Grange Centre Bookham. Please take a look and circulate to anyone you know who may be appropriate.
16th January 2021 – MEMBER TO MEMBER DISCOUNT
Chamber Members www.kallkwik.co.uk/leatherhead are offering a HUGE 25% discount to other members for all business related print during January and February 2021. In order to take advantage of the offer please email email@example.com and let them know in advance that you are a Chamber member.
Other offers can be found on our www.molevalleychamber.co.uk/members-offers-and-discounts page and if you’d like to place an offer yourself please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
15th January 2021 – FRIENDS AGAINST SCAMS – National Trading Standards Scams Team.
We would like to draw your attention to the www.friendsagainstscams.org website which is run by National Trading Standards Scams team. There is a wealth of information on the site but you can also register for online sessions geared at being able to recognise a scam, what you can do to protect yourself and how to report it if you are a victim of a scam. More information can be read HERE.
15th January 2021 – Latest Spotlight Newsletter released from Mole Valley District Council.
This weeks issue covers financial support for businesses, Brexit, an update from ourselves and the Dorking BID as well as a training offer from the Business Hothouse. Full details can be read HERE.
14th January 2021
Mole Valley District Council has updated it’s Business Support Grants page on their website. Full details can be read HERE.
Mole Valley Chamber of Commerce elects a new Board Director. More information can be read on Tony Fleming, of Pathfinder Project Management, as well as our other Directors on our Board page HERE.
Mole Valley Chamber of Commerce have taken the decision to suspend the prize draw aspect of the Shop Local Campaign until the new lockdown measures are eased and we can move around with a little more ease again. We are still encouraging people to look locally when shopping online rather than an automatic search for the bigger companies. Companies are invited to send their trading status and news to us at email@example.com so we can communicate this with a wider audience.