Two more staff join fast-growing Swindon lead generation firm

July 28, 2015
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Two more staff join fast-growing Swindon lead generation firm

Swindon telemarketing company The Business Generation Group (TBG Group) has taken on two experienced new staff members to cope with growing demand for its services. The firm, which specialises in generating quality leads and appointments for businesses, has appointed Liz Tremblay as account manager and Claire Hirt as business development executive. Both have long...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 26, 2015
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Monday 27 July Interims: Acacia Mining, Dialight, Fevertree Drinks, Hiscox, Reckitt Benckiser, Senior, XP Power Final: Goodwin Trading statements: Cranswick, Petra Diamonds AGM: Cranswick Economics: CBI trends – total orders, selling prices Tuesday 28 July Interims: BP, Brammer, Burford Capital, Domino’s Pizza, Drax, Elementis, GKN, Greencoat UK Wind, Informa, ITV, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, McColl's...

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Wincanton lands BAE Systems military air contract

July 24, 2015
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Wincanton lands BAE Systems military air contract

Logistics group Wincanton has won a contract with BAE Systems to supply its Military Air & Information (MAI) operations, extending a 10-year relationship between the Chippenham-based firm and defence giant. Under the contract Wincanton will also become the operator of a new purpose-built Defence Logistics Centre, due to be completed next year in the...

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Green light for Good Energy’s latest solar farm

July 24, 2015
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Green light for Good Energy’s latest solar farm

Good Energy, the Chippenham-based renewable electricity supplier and generator, has gained planning consent for its seventh solar farm. Approval for the 24MW solar farm in Dorset was originally granted in November 2013 but its development was halted by a judicial review.  The site at Mapperton Farm, near Sturminster Marshall, has now been given the...

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Chippenham arts centre upgrade project for Swindon building firm Beard

July 24, 2015
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Chippenham arts centre upgrade project for Swindon building firm Beard

Swindon construction firm Beard has started refurbishment work to transform Chippenham’s Grade II-listed Neeld Hall into a community and arts centre. Beard is working with Chippenham Town Council and Bristol-based Quattro Design Architects on the design-and-build project on the hall, which was built in 1850 as an extension to the Town Hall. The hall...

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Support our independents to avoid us becoming a clone town, says Chippenham BID

July 23, 2015
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Support our independents to avoid us becoming a clone town, says Chippenham BID

Chippenham residents and visitors to the town are being urged to support its privately owned shops as part of national Independent Retailer Month. Nearly half the retail units in the town are independently owned – reflecting a growing trend across the South West in particular for smaller, locally owned stores to set up and...

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Huge solar power farm near Swindon sold to global green energy giant

July 21, 2015
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Wroughton Airfield Solar Park, which will be one of the UK’s largest solar farms when it starts generating next year, has been sold by a company owned by Swindon Council and the Science Museum in a multi-million pound deal. The 165-acre project on the former Second World War RAF airfield near Swindon has been...

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New administrator takes up role at fast-growing Ardour Recruitment

July 20, 2015
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New administrator takes up role at fast-growing Ardour Recruitment

Swindon specialist sales and marketing recruitment consultancy Ardour has taken on Laura Simmonds as an administrator with business and customer service responsibilities.  Ardour, based at Kembrey Park, has a growing reputation for offering tailored recruitment services based on experience of sales and marketing best practice. Clients include Rentokil, AAP3 and Minuteman Press. Laura, pictured, who...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 20, 2015
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Monday 20 July Interims: Michelmersh Brick, WH Ireland Trading statement: British Land AGMs: Ensor Holdings, Quintain Estates & Development, Rame Energy Economics: Rightmove house prices Tuesday 21 July Interims: Arbuthnot Banking, Croda International, Secure Trust Bank, Synectics Finals: IG Group, PZ Cussons, Versarien Trading statements: AO World, Cable & Wireless Communications, Petropavlovsk, Royal Mail,...

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Swindon youth charity Inner Flame benefits from golf day

July 17, 2015
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Swindon youth charity Inner Flame benefits from golf day

A golf day organised by Swindon accountancy firm Banks BHG raised more than £1,000 for Inner Flame – its charity of the year – which delivers The Prince’s Trust Team Programme in Swindon to help young people into employment. More than 35 keen golfers from among Banks BHG clients, colleagues and associates took part...

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