Leaving EU with no deal would harm region, Business West warns in its General Election manifesto

June 1, 2017
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Leaving EU with no deal would harm region, Business West warns in its General Election manifesto

Business West, the region’s largest business group, has warned that leaving the EU without a deal would cause “considerable damage” to many businesses. The organisation behind the Swindon and Wiltshire Initiative said avoiding this outcome “must be a priority” for all General Election candidates standing in constituencies across the West of England. In its manifesto for...

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Turnaround in confidence levels by South West firms points to strong growth this year

June 1, 2017
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Turnaround in confidence levels by South West firms points to strong growth this year

Confidence among businesses in the South West is back in positive territory after a sustained period of decline, according to a new survey. The latest quarterly ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor shows investment plans in the region are stronger than the UK average in areas such as employment, staff development and capital investment. The survey findings...

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Swindon & Wilts Economic Question Time to tackle crucial issues affecting the area

May 31, 2017
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Swindon & Wilts Economic Question Time to tackle crucial issues affecting the area

Business leaders from across Swindon and Wiltshire are being invited to put their questions to a panel of experts at an Economic Question Time event led by highly-acclaimed economist and public speaker Mark Berrisford-Smith. Hosted by regional law firm Royds Withy King, which has offices in Swindon and Marlborough, HSBC Bank and Swindon accountants...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

May 27, 2017
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Monday 29 May Bank holiday. Tuesday 30 May Finals: Advanced Oncotherapy, Horizon Discovery, Kainos Group, Renold AGMs: EU Supply, Management Consulting, Starcom, ValiRx EGM: Money Swap Wednesday 31 May Finals: LondonMetric Property, Telford Homes Trading statements: IG Group, OPG Power Ventures AGMs: AG Barr, Central Asia Metals, Cluff Natural Resources, e-Therapeutics, Ingenta, Polar Capital,...

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Pair of experienced director appointments strengthen Gleeds’ South West office

May 24, 2017
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International property and construction consultancy Gleeds has continued the expansion of its public sector team in the South West with the appointment of Gary Fisher and Mark Plenty as directors. Mark, pictured right,  joins as director of project management, having spent the past 15 years as main board director of Bristol-based specialist consultancy Provelio....

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New regional senior director takes up post in GVA’s South West office

May 24, 2017
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New regional senior director takes up post in GVA’s South West office

Real estate advisory firm GVA has promoted Gordon Isgrove to regional senior director in its South West office, replacing Jo Davis following her promotion to a national role. Gordon, pictured, who as senior director leads GVA’s land and development team in Bristol and Cardiff, has 20 years’ experience in the industry and has been involved with...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

May 21, 2017
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Monday 22 May Interim: Cerillion Final: McKay Securities AGMs: Brady, Cloudcall, Ensco, Gamma Communications, Integrated Diagnostics, Johnston Press, Restore, StatPro EGMs: BNN Technology, Echo Energy, Glanbia Tuesday 23 May Interims: easyHotel, Greencore, Paragon Group of Companies, Premier Veterinary Group, Renew Holdings, Shaftesbury, Topps Tiles, UDG Healthcare Finals: 1Spatial, Assura, Aveva, Big Yellow Group, Cranswick,...

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Legal vacancies fall in South West as uncertainty moves lawyers to stay put

May 19, 2017
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Legal vacancies fall in South West as uncertainty moves lawyers to stay put

Private practice lawyer vacancies in the South West have fallen by 11% over the past year as the sector starts to suffer from uncertainty, according to a new survey. However, the decline is less than the national picture – the data from specialist recruiter Clayton Legal shows vacancies across the UK as whole falling...

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Heart of Gold business award shortlisting for The Entrepreneur’s Godmother

May 19, 2017
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Heart of Gold business award shortlisting for The Entrepreneur’s Godmother

Chippenham-based sales and customer service trainer Alison Edgar – known as The Entrepreneur’s Godmother – has been shortlisted in the Heart of Gold category of a national small business competition. The inaugural Small Awards take place at a glittering black tie dinner in London next Thursday. The awards are organised by peak b, which also...

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Clock ticking for Wiltshire firms to enter region’s first Aerospace Ambassadors Awards

May 19, 2017
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Clock ticking for Wiltshire firms to enter region’s first Aerospace Ambassadors Awards

Wiltshire’s aerospace and defence firms are being urged to submit their entries for the West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) awards as the deadline fast approaches. Nominations for the Aerospace Ambassadors Awards – the region’s first – close on June 9, with the winners announced at a celebration dinner on June 28. WEAF, the...

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