Pioneering scheme launched to put innovation at the heart of future healthcare projects

May 5, 2016
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Pioneering scheme launched to put innovation at the heart of future healthcare projects

Swindon has acted as the launch pad for an online platform that brings together innovators and entrepreneurs with members of the public living with different health conditions. Called Design Together, Live Better, it aims to make connections that co-create new healthcare projects based on real needs. It will link patients, carers, family members, friends...

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Former Swindon Council chief to take up role as director of Swindon and Wiltshire LEP

May 5, 2016
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Former Swindon Council chief to take up role as director of Swindon and Wiltshire LEP

Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed Paddy Bradley as its new director with overall responsibility for its day-to-day running and operations. Paddy, pictured, joins the LEP from Swindon Borough Council where he was most recently head of economy, skills and property development. He has regularly provided strategic and operational support to...

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First Women Awards shortlisting for Swindon media entrepreneur

May 5, 2016
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First Women Awards shortlisting for Swindon media entrepreneur

Swindon-based entrepreneur Sara Tye has been named among the finalists in the prestigious the First Women Awards 2016. Sara, pictured, managing director of Swindon public relations consultancy redheadPR, is one of five finalists in the First Women in Media category. Launched in 2005, the awards are the UK’s leading programme celebrating senior businesswomen and...

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New Thamesdown buses help get Swindon175 celebrations on the road

May 5, 2016
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New Thamesdown buses help get Swindon175 celebrations on the road

Swindon bus company Thamesdown Transport has officially named its four new buses in a ceremony that also underlined its commitment to the town’s 175th anniversary celebrations. In keeping with the company’s tradition, the Alexander Dennis Enviro200 single-decker buses now sport the names of classic Great Western locomotives built at the town’s rail works. But...

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Green champion award celebrates Good Energy’s powerful achievements

May 5, 2016
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Green champion award celebrates Good Energy’s powerful achievements

Chippenham-based renewable energy company Good Energy has been recognised at one of the UK’s top green energy awards. The 100% renewable electricity and green gas firm scooped the New Energy Champion of the Year trophy at the 2016 New Energy and Cleantech awards in recognition of its achievements since it was founded in 1999....

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Monahans’ expanding HR service points to strong employment growth among SMEs

May 5, 2016
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Monahans’ expanding HR service points to strong employment growth among SMEs

Swindon and Wiltshire’s small and medium-sized firms are employing more staff while making fewer redundancies, according to figures gathered by regional accountancy firm Monahans. The firm, which has a string of offices including in Swindon and Chippenham, is one of only a handful of its size offering specialist HR consultancy services to SMEs. Over...

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Lloyds Bank bolsters its support to regional education sector

May 5, 2016
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Lloyds Bank bolsters its support to regional education sector

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has strengthened its services to education establishments in the South West with the appointment of Christina Winter and Clare Thomas as specialist education relationship managers. The pair will each work with a broad range of education clients across the region offering tailored guidance and support. Christina joins the education team...

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Four new faces at automotive learning and development agency RTS Group

May 4, 2016
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Four new faces at automotive learning and development agency RTS Group

Automotive sector learning and development agency RTS Group is driving up its headcount by taking on four new staff. The recruits at the Chippenham-based firm – Simon Snowdon, Debra Pitchford, Clare Campbell and Shaun Targett – will be working in its teams supporting Mazda, Nissan and Mercedes-Benz. Simon Snowdon has been appointed programme and...

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New format brings in new members for popular networking group

May 4, 2016
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New format brings in new members for popular networking group

Fast-growing networking group Rekindle attracted yet more businesses when it trialled a new format. The group, which attracts businesses from Swindon and North Wiltshire to its monthly meetings, used its April event to showcase some of its members’ businesses. Instead of just one presentation, eight company owners were given the chance to speak. There...

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Firms in the running for region’s top business awards

May 3, 2016
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Firms in the running for region’s top business awards

Some of the South West’s top firms have been named among the finalists of the region’s most prestigious business awards. Accountants PwC’s annual West of England Business of the Year Awards are now in their 28th year and previous winners read like a who’s-who of the region’s best companies. The coveted awards have a...

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