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You can't have missed the large amount of construction work currently happening in Addlestone.  Phase 1 is on schedule for completion in early May and as a result we expect Waitrose to be open mid to late June.  The Achieve Lifestyle Gym, likely to be ready for opening in July.  No news on the Premier Inn offical opening date, but for regular updates and pictures why not join the twitter feeds of @RunnymedeBP  @RunnymedeBC  @RunnymedeLC and @myaddlestone

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The latest edition of our news letter is availible to view here along with the delegate list and both presentations from the CEO, Paul Turrell and Corporate Head of Resources, Peter McKenzie.

 

The Breakfast Forum, was held on Thursday 2nd February, 2017 at the Civic Centre, Addlestone, in the Council Chamber.  The Forum was well attended with lots of informal networking, as well as speeces and a buffet breakfast.

 

If your business is with in the Borough of Runnymede, get in touch and join our mailing list and free online business directory. Email  joanna.swatridge@runnymede.gov.uk

 

The Future Looking Promising...Business forum and Newsletter

How does the Budget Effect you and your business?

 

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On Wednesday the 8th March 2017 Philip Hammond has delivered his first Budget as chancellor.

 

The Key Business points are as follows

 

  • £435m for firms affected by increases in business rates, including £300m hardship fund for worst hit

 

  • Pubs with rateable value of less than £100,000 to get a one-year £1,000 discount on rates they would have paid

 

  • Rate rises for businesses losing existing relief will be capped at £50 a month

 

  • A £820m tax avoidance clampdown, including action to stop businesses converting capital losses into trading losses and introduction of UK VAT on roaming telecoms services outside the EU

 

  • Privately-owned SMEs to get extra year to prepare for tax digitisation and quarterly reporting

 

 

A full glance, at the keypoints of the budget can be found here