Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

April 6, 2020
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Monday April 6 Finals: Global Yachting Group, M Winkworth, Mobile Tornado AGM: RM Tuesday April 7 Finals: Alliance Pharma, Medica Group, Northbridge Industrial Services Trading announcement: Gooch & Housego Economic announcement: Halifax house price index Wednesday April 8 Finals: Camellia, Impact Health, Tesco, The Pebble Group AGMs: Athelney Trust, Maven Income & Growth VCT...

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Swindon Business Blog: Malindi Myers, regional agent, Bank of England. Your insights help us understand impact of Covid-19 crisis

April 3, 2020
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Swindon Business Blog: Malindi Myers, regional agent, Bank of England. Your insights help us understand impact of Covid-19 crisis

The people of the UK are making extraordinary efforts to limit the health impact of Covid-19. NHS staff, aided by carers and volunteers, are doing sterling work in the face of unprecedented pressures. Families, friends, and neighbours are rallying round those who are ill or isolating themselves. And thousands of businesses are safeguarding the...

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Swindon Business Blog: Fionnuala Nolan and Michael Tatters, Thrings. The Coronavirus Act – protecting commercial real estate yields

April 1, 2020
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Swindon Business Blog: Fionnuala Nolan and Michael Tatters, Thrings. The Coronavirus Act – protecting commercial real estate yields

Thrings’ commercial property partner Fionnuala Nolan and property litigation partner Michael Tatters consider the impact of the recently introduced Coronavirus Act on commercial property owners, their tenants, funders and investors. The UK government has enacted the Coronavirus Act with the purpose of defending its people and economy against the accelerating threat of COVID-19.  The...

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Coronavirus update: Business confidence falls as firms start to feel impact of pandemic

April 1, 2020
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Coronavirus update: Business confidence falls as firms start to feel impact of pandemic

Three-quarters of South West firms were hit by the coronavirus pandemic in the first two weeks of March, according to a new survey which also shows the outbreak has triggered a marked fall in businesses confidence in the region. Lloyds Bank’s Business Barometer – a monthly survey of more than 1,000 companies carried out...

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Coronavirus update: Profit warnings soar as firms start to feel financial impact of pandemic

March 31, 2020
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Coronavirus update: Profit warnings soar as firms start to feel financial impact of pandemic

Warnings about future profits made by South West companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have soared by 75% compared to this time last year – with most of them blaming the coronavirus pandemic. The latest analysis from international accountancy group EY shows there have been 14 profit warnings issued in the region so...

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Coronavirus update: Business West welcomes new insolvency and red tape measures

March 30, 2020
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Coronavirus update: Business West welcomes new insolvency and red tape measures

The latest moves by the government to support businesses, including relaxing the insolvency laws and removing some red tape, have been given the thumbs up by the region’s largest business organisation. Business West described the measures, announced by Business Secretary Alok Sharma on Friday evening, as sensible steps that would help protect companies weakened...

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Coronavirus update: Bristol Airport close to shutdown as easyJet grounds all its aircraft

March 30, 2020
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Coronavirus update: Bristol Airport close to shutdown as easyJet grounds all its aircraft

EasyJet, the largest operatorat Bristol Airport, has grounded its entire fleet of aircraft for at least two months – leaving the airport at a near-standstill. The decision – coming less than two weeks after the low-cost airline announced it was drastically reducing its operations – is the latest in a series of evermore drastic measures...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

March 30, 2020
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Monday March 30 Finals: Ades International Holding, Belvoir, Globaltrans Investment, Instem Interim: Quadrise Fuels Trading announcement: Pennon Economic announcement: Mortgage approvals, Consumer credit, M4 money supplier Tuesday March 31 Finals: Chesnara, DP Poland, Michelmersh Brick Holdings, One Media, Property Franchise Group, Proteome Sciences, Surgical innovations, TP Group, Tremor International Interims: Diageo, Gfinity, James Halstead,...

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Coronavirus update: Government ‘lifeline’ for self-employed welcomed by business groups

March 29, 2020
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Coronavirus update: Government ‘lifeline’ for self-employed welcomed by business groups

Business organisations have backed government help outlined last night to support the self-employed and sole traders affected by coronavirus, describing them as a lifeline for around 5m people. The measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, pictured below, provide a grant worth 80% of profits up to a cap of £2,500 a month and are targeted...

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Coronavirus update: Manufacturing Barometer to take pulse of impact on industry

March 27, 2020
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Coronavirus update: Manufacturing Barometer to take pulse of impact on industry

Swindon’s small and medium-sized manufacturers are being urged to take part in a major survey to gauge the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on industry. The resected quarterly Manufacturing Barometer – the largest survey of its type in England – has just gone live and is inviting companies to highlight the issues they are...

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