CSR & Community Support

Find why and how your business can sustainably grow and positively impact the society and the environment.

Economic Development Strategy

The Surrey Heath Economic Development Strategy provides an ambitious road map for good growth and prosperity of the local economy from 2023 to 2028. It identifies opportunities for accelerated economic growth and resilience whilst, taking a proactive approach to mitigating the global, regional and local challenges impacting the Borough.

Royal Holloway University of London

StoryFutures is a £6.4m project funded by AHRC’s ‘Creative Industries Clusters Programme’, unlocks university research for creative industries. StoryFutures give small and medium businesses (SMEs) access to cutting-edge research in narrative, technology, business and audience insight; driving innovative storytelling, exploiting new technologies in Virtual, Augmented, Mixed Reality and Artificial Intelligence

Surrey Fire and Rescue

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service enforces the law on matters relating to fire safety within Surrey. We also work in partnership with businesses, charities and organisations on a local and national basis to inform them about measures they can take to improve their fire safety.

Surrey Police

Surrey Police provide support to help reduce crime against businesses from shoplifting or non-paying customers to staff theft, bulgary from premises and fraud advice.

Grant finder

A continuously updated database covering local, national, and international sources of funding, including grants, loans, and advisory schemes, listing of deadlines for applications and news alerts. 

UK Export Finance  

The UK’s export credit agency supports exports for any size company and across all industries, from capital goods to services and intangibles like intellectual property. It seeks to ensure no viable UK export fails for lack of finance or insurance, doing that sustainably and at no net cost to the taxpayer. 

British Business Bank  

A government-owned business development bank dedicated to making finance markets work better for smaller businesses.  Whether you’re looking for finance to start a business, grow to the next level, or stay ahead of the competition, we’re delivering greater volume and choice of finance.

Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative Recycled Fund  

The recycled AMSCI (Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative) is a fund for businesses seeking investment to increase their growth potential and support job creation. Supporting the growth of the advanced manufacturing sector by providing loan investment to help address market failures and increase business capabilities and competitiveness.

CompeteFor contract service – UK 

CompeteFor is a free service that enables businesses to compete for contract opportunities within the supply chains (Supply Chain Opportunities) of major public and private sector buying organisations and major capital infrastructure projects.