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Welcome to our Resource Library, your hub of information about the Thames Valley available to download. Here you will find datasheets, case studies and video interviews to give you deeper insight into the region, from the unique reasons to do business here, to important tips to make your move as successful as possible.

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  • Doing Business and Investing in the UK

    The UK has consistently attracted considerable investment from overseas, the importance of which has never been more critical as the UK focuses on building a sustainable economy in a post-BREXIT environment. Giving insight into the key aspects of doing business and investing in the country, this report by PwC provides answers to the questions of the overseas investor community.

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  • Industrial Strategy: Rail Sector Deal

    Setting out a new approach to the rail industry, the Government will work with the sector and take actions to increase the use of digital technology, boost productivity and improve the service received by those who use our railways. This Sector Deal will equip the railway for its strategic role as a driver of economic growth, providing a positive experience for passengers and freight users.

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  • Industrial Strategy: Nuclear Sector Deal

    To support the Government’s Clean Growth Strategy and Grand Challenge, this Sector Deal will ensure that the UK’s nuclear sector stays cost competitive with other forms of low-carbon technologies. By adopting new construction techniques and innovative approaches to manufacturing, the deal will reduce the costs of building new reactors alongside building domestic supply chain capability.

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  • Industrial Strategy: Construction Sector Deal

    Contributing £138 billion in value added to the economy and employing 3.1 million people, construction is one of the largest sectors in the UK economy. This Sector Deal will substantially boost the sector’s productivity, lessen its environmental impact, and reduce the whole life cost of new projects to help build the houses, schools, hospitals and major transport projects the country needs.

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  • Life Sciences and Healthcare Sector Proposition

    Situated within the wider ‘Golden Triangle’ of life science activity in the UK, the area has a huge presence of global leaders, innovators, strong networks and renowned research centres, alongside excellent locational advantages. Discover the business credentials of Berkshire in this sector proposition by Thames Valley Berkshire LEP.

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  • Energy and Environment Sector Proposition

    With a close proximity to London and Heathrow Airport, a large pool of scientific and tech talent, and research expertise at the University of Reading, there are strong investment opportunities available in Berkshire’s Energy and Environment sector. Discover more in this sector proposition by Thames Valley Berkshire LEP.

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  • Digital Tech Sector Proposition

    Located at the centre of one of Europe’s largest technology clusters, Berkshire has been the destination of choice for global market leaders, ambitious scale-ups, and disruptive start-ups. Discover what the Digital Technology sector in Berkshire has to offer in this sector proposition by Thames Valley Berkshire LEP.

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  • University of Oxford Guide to Artificial Intelligence

    Oxford University, with its opportunities for collaboration and diversity of thought, is at the forefront of AI research. This publication describes how AI and machine learning techniques are allowing clinicians to diagnose more accurately conditions such as heart disease; how the banking and finance sectors are being revolutionised by algorithms; how we’re moving towards a world in which vehicles are able to drive themselves, and the fundamental scientific research underpinning these world-changing applications.

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  • James Cowper Kreston’s Perspective Magazine

    Perspective is a publication by a key partner of our international soft-landing team, James Cowper Kreston. In this latest edition, discover more about 'Making Tax Digital', 'Audit and AI - the future of accountancy', and 'Maximising the benefit of entrepreneur’s relief'.

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  • Size and Health of UK Space Industry 2018 – Summary Report

    Every two years, the UK Space Agency surveys all organisations in the UK who supply and/or make use of space or satellite services – from upstream manufacturing right through to downstream satellite-enabled applications, including both commercial and non-commercial activities. The insights from the survey play an important role in shaping UK space policy and targeting support to industry. This report summarises the findings of the 2018 survey.

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The Chamber of Commerce

Paul Britton
Chief Executive

We work alongside the Department for International Trade (DIT), the region’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), Local Authorities and professional service providers to support foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Thames Valley.

For the 2017/18 financial year, we are proud to report that the Thames Valley has retained its status as the number one region in the UK, outside of London, for attracting FDI. 191 FDI projects were recorded as entering the region, with a high proportion of these investors strongly supported by the Chamber.

Contact Paul Britton

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Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group

The Thames Valley Chamber is a proven centre of excellence for International Trade and Inward Investment support services. Our team provides practical support to help inbound and established businesses reach their potential. We are one of the largest Chambers accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce in the UK and the only accredited Chamber in the region.

www.thamesvalleychamber.co.uk