Chancellor needs to lift confidence in Budget, Business West warns as inflation hits five-year high

October 17, 2017
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Chancellor needs to lift confidence in Budget, Business West warns as inflation hits five-year high

Firms across Swindon and Wiltshire are looking for Chancellor Philip Hammond to deliver a shot in the arm and lift confidence in next month’s Budget following today’s rise in inflation, according to the region’s largest business group. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose to 3% in September, according to today’s official figures – taking...

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Second Marlborough office for Carter Jonas after it recruits Humberts directors

October 17, 2017
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Second Marlborough office for Carter Jonas after it recruits Humberts directors

National property consultancy Carter Jonas has opened its second office in Marlborough after two directors from rival firm Humberts joined it. Christopher Jerram and Craig Horton – who between them have more than seven decades of experience – moved from Humberts to Carter Jonas this summer some members of their team. The move has...

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Business leaders dig deep at Red Dinner to support The Prince’s Trust

October 16, 2017
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Business leaders dig deep at Red Dinner to support The Prince’s Trust

Unemployed and disadvantaged young people from across the West of England are to benefit from £160,000 raised by business leaders at a dinner for The Prince’s Trust. More than 460 business people and other high-profile guests from across the region attended the annual Red Dinner at Ashton Gate in Bristol – one of the...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

October 15, 2017
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Monday October 16 Interims: Netflix Finals: ASOS Tuesday October 17 Interims: Danone, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, IBM Trading updates: Pearson, Ladbrokes Coral, Moneysupermarket.com, Virgin Money, Merlin Entertainments Economic announcement: CPI (September) Wednesday October 18 Interims: Akzo Nobel, Carrefour, American Express, eBay, Alcoa Trading updates: Reckitt Benckiser, Premier Foods, Rathbone Brothers, Foxtons Economic announcement: UK...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

October 9, 2017
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Monday October 9 Trading announcements: Trinity Mirror Tuesday October 10 Interims: Ted Baker, Domino’s Pizza, BlackRock Trading announcements: BAE Systems, Vedanta, Victrex Economic announcement: UK trade balance (August) Wednesday October 11 Trading announcements: Dunelm, Page Group, Premier Foods, Telford Homes Thursday October 12 Finals: WH Smith Interims: Sky, N Brown, Booker, Citigroup, JP Morgan...

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Juice launches new management division to meet growing demand for top-tier candidates

October 6, 2017
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Juice launches new management division to meet growing demand for top-tier candidates

Employment agency Juice Recruitment, which recently opened an office in Swindon, has launched a division to specialise in management positions across finance and accountancy, HR, commerce and business. The new division will be headed by Juice business manager Ali Watson, pictured, who has been with the agency for 13 years and managed its permanent...

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Ex-Wiltshire bank manager joins Cool Ventures to advise growth companies

October 6, 2017
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Ex-Wiltshire bank manager joins Cool Ventures to advise growth companies

Business growth consultancy Cool Ventures has appointed experienced former Wiltshire bank manager Barry Vincent to the team. Mr Vincent, pictured, joins as an adviser and will offer expert advice to businesses enrolled on the Swindon and Wiltshire SME Growth Programme.  The programme, which is delivered locally by Cool Ventures, provides free intensive support to...

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Larger branch offices needed by 24-7 Staffing as growth hits 25% for second year

October 6, 2017
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Larger branch offices needed by 24-7 Staffing as growth hits 25% for second year

Chippenham-headquartered independent recruitment firm 24-7 Staffing is relocating two of its branches to bigger premises as its expansion continues. 24-7 Staffing’s Salisbury and Bristol offices both need more space to take on additional staff. The firm was set up in 2004, initially as an agency placing drivers. It now has four strong divisions: driving,...

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New business development manager takes up regional role at architects AHR

October 5, 2017
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New business development manager takes up regional role at architects AHR

International architecture and building consultancy practice AHR has appointed Natasha Spooner as business development manager for the South West. Natasha, pictured, will work across the firm’s architecture and building consultancy practices, covering the South West, South Coast and South Wales.  Natasha, who will be based in AHR’s Bristol office, brings more than 10 years’...

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Business development manager joins Monahans to bolster marketing as expansion continues

October 4, 2017
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Business development manager joins Monahans to bolster marketing as expansion continues

Fast-growing regional chartered accountancy firm Monahans has appointed Sinead O’Connor as business development manager in a new role that strengthens its marketing team. Sinead, pictured, has joined Monahans as it continues to expand. Over the past two years it has grown by around 40% and expanded its reach further into the South West with...

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