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Contract extensions with Ikea put Wincanton on road to more growth in eFulfilment market

June 24, 2021
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Contract extensions with Ikea put Wincanton on road to more growth in eFulfilment market

Swedish flat-pack furniture retailer Ikea has extended its contract with Chippenham-based logistics group Wincanton to operate two of its UK customer distribution centres. Wincanton, Britain’s largest third-party logistics business, will now run the centres in Medway, Kent and Harlow, Essex, for a further five and two years respectively.  The centres serve Ikea customers across Greater...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

June 20, 2021
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Monday June 21 Finals: Brandshield Systems, SYS Group Tuesday June  22 Finals: Gear4Music, Novacyt, Smith (DS),  Staffline Group, Trackwise Designs, Trifast Economic announcement: Public sector net borrowing Wednesday June 23 Finals: Berkeley Group, Liontrust Asset Management, Manolete Partners Trading announcement: Joules Group Thursday June 24 Finals: Alpha Financial Markets Consulting, First Property Group, Latham (James), SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust,...

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Business West warns importers of looming deadline for declaration on goods from EU countries

June 20, 2021
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Business West warns importers of looming deadline for declaration on goods from EU countries

Swindon firms that have imported goods from countries in the EU this year are being urged to complete their full declarations or face a possible fine or prosecution as the final deadline approaches. Regional business group Business West, which is authorised by HMRC to process supplementary customs declarations, said companies needed to submit their...

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EasyJet to introduce new routes from Bristol Airport as trend for staycations takes off

June 20, 2021
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EasyJet to introduce new routes from Bristol Airport as trend for staycations takes off

Low-cost airline easyJet is to launch two new domestic flights from Bristol Airport next month as more holidaymakers opt for staycations this summer to avoid quarantining when they return home. The airline,  the airport’s largest operator, is to begin flights to Aberdeen on July 9 and Jersey the following day.  Both will put it...

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Key appointment for Sanderson Weatherall as it opens development consultancy in region

June 17, 2021
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Key appointment for Sanderson Weatherall as it opens development consultancy in region

National chartered surveying and property consultancy firm Sanderson Weatherall has broadened its offering in the South West with the appointment of development consultancy expert Alastair McLeod. Alastair has brought with him more than 13 years’ experience having worked as a senior associate director in BNP Paribas’ development teams in Southampton and Bristol before working...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

June 14, 2021
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Monday June 14 Finals: Active Energy Group, Augmentum Fintech, Draper Esprit, Nostra Terra Oil & Gas Company, Scirocco Energy, Tanfield Group Interim: Crest Nicholson Trading announcements: Alphawave IP Group, Esken, NMCN, Saga, Sthree, Synectics, ZCCM Investments Holdings Tuesday June  15 Finals: Anemoi International, CML Microsystems, Iomart Group, Tatton Asset Management, Thalassa Holdings, TP Group, Vianet Group Interims: On The...

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