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Hungerford Chamber of Commerce – March Update
Chamber of Commerce Survey

Thanks to everyone who took the time to take part in the survey. There were 74 responses which have enabled us to get a representative viewpoint from business owners in the area

The Chamber of Commerce will be present and discuss the results at the AGM on Thursday this week but in the meantime please feel free to download the report by clicking here.

Annual General Meeting

This will take place on Thursday 2 March at the Cygnet Suite in The Three Swans Hotel, 6.30pm for 7.00pm. Light refreshments will be provided.

All past and present members of the Chamber of Commerce, as well as anyone interested in joining in the future, are welcome to attend. Businesses which wish to join the Chamber do not need to be based in Hungerford.

The agenda will include the Chairman’s report and review of the year, the presentation of interim accounts, the business survey results and the election of new officers.

Business Rates Relief Information Evening

The Hungerford Chamber of Commerce has organised for an expert in Business Rates Relief, Ian Sloan FRICS of Bankier Sloan, to explain more about this. He will be making a presentation in the Three Swans in Hungerford on Thursday 6 April, 6.30pm for 7.00pm. Anyone involved in running a business in and around the town is welcome to attend and admission is free.

The following links will be helpful for anyone wanting to find out more about the scheme before the meeting: click here for a quick guide to business rates payable in 2017/18; click here for a similar table for 2016/17; and click here for a report by Bankier Sloan on the implementation of the Small Business Rates Relief Scheme. Ian will be discussing these in more detail and will be able to answer questions.

For more information, please contact Nigel Perrin at chairman@hungerfordchamberofcommerce.co.uk or 07867 896 855.

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