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Quitting EU customs union could hit Honda’s Swindon plant, car giant boss warns

June 21, 2017
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One of car giant Honda’s top bosses has warned of the possible “harm” of leaving the European customs union on its giant Swindon plant. Honda senior vice-president of Honda Ian Howells said the plant relied on a large pan-European network of suppliers to deliver 2 million components to its car and engine assembly lines...

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Heathrow planning director joins Bristol Airport as it begins to draw up 20-year vision

June 21, 2017
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Bristol Airport has appointed Simon Earles as planning and sustainability director to oversee the development of its new masterplan, which is now being drawn up to meet future demand for air travel over the next 20 years and beyond.  In a related move, the airport’s head of planning & development Andrew Goodenough has been...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

June 17, 2017
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Monday 19 June Interim: Caretech Final: Bonmarche AGMs: Caledonia Mining, Mission Marketing, Oxford Pharmascience, Panther Securities, Premier Technical Services, Rasmala, St Mark Homes 11 EGMs: Aberdeen Asset Management, Draper Esprit, Standard Life Economics: Rightmove house prices Tuesday 20 June Interim: RWS Holdings Trading statement: Wolseley AGMs: 21st Century Technology, Evraz, Faroe Petroleum, Inspired Energy,...

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Intern joins The Entrepreneur’s Godmother in sales and marketing role

June 15, 2017
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Intern joins The Entrepreneur’s Godmother in sales and marketing role

The Entrepreneur’s Godmother, the Chippenham-based sales training company, is continuing to grow with the appointment of a new sales and marketing assistant.  Nicola Campbell, pictured, who has joined as an intern, is a sociology graduate from Bath Spa University. She discovered The Entrepreneur’s Godmother and its founder Alison Edgar through an advertisement on the...

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Partner appointment strengthens Grant Thornton’s South West corporate finance team

June 14, 2017
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Partner appointment strengthens Grant Thornton’s South West corporate finance team

Accountancy group Grant Thornton has boosted its South West and Wales corporate finance advisory team with the appointment of Trefor Griffith as a partner. Trefor, pictured, already leads the consumer industry group for the firm nationally, having been based in Grant Thornton’s London office since 2009. He has a particular focus on the food...

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Weak pound gives strength to South West exporters but post-Brexit outlook is less clear

June 14, 2017
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Weak pound gives strength to South West exporters but post-Brexit outlook is less clear

Firms across the South West have taken advantage of the slump in sterling to go on an exporting spree, with the value of goods from the region sold overseas soaring by 30%. New figures from HMRC, which collates information on exports, shows exports from South West-based companies hit £6.3bn in the first three months of this year, up from...

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