Withy King merges with Oxford law firm

August 18, 2008
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One of Swindon’s leading firms of solicitors has merged with one of Oxford’s most established legal practices. The merger sees Withy King, which has offices in Swindon, Bath, London, Marlborough and Trowbridge, come together with Marshall & Galpin, which has offices in Oxford, Abingdon and Thame. Both firms are well established and recognised for...

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South West charities suffer a from economic downturn and the London Olympics

August 17, 2008
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Individuals and companies are cutting charitable giving, while Lottery funds are being diverted from “good causes” to fund the London Olympics. Charities in the South West face a “double-whammy” impact to their sources of income from the combined effect of economic downturn and the diversion of Lottery money from “good causes” to funding for...

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opportunity for local firms

August 16, 2008
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With the Beijing Olympics having just finished, Business Link has launched an information campaign urging Wiltshire-based firms to look at opportunities presented by the 2012 London Games. The 2012 Olympics will be one of the UK’s biggest commercial opportunities of recent times with contracts worth more than £6bn covering 75,000 projects. Business Link is...

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Semaphore puts on a show for Swindon College student

August 15, 2008
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One lucky arts student from Swindon College School of Art has opened his first professional exhibition of his career at the Marlborough offices of Semaphore, the region’s leading advertising, branding and design agency. Chris Rowland, a student of contemporary illustration, was told he had won the chance to exhibit his work at the Semaphore offices after his...

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Swindon’s hoteliers continue told hold their own

August 14, 2008
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Swindon hoteliers had another steady month in June reporting increases in average room rate and rooms yield according to the latest set of figures from PKF Hotel Consultancy Services. Room rate was the main driver, rising from £60.60 to £63.61 – an increase of 5.0 per cent between 2007 and 2008. Occupancy dipped by 1.2 per...

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Government stealth tax costs council thousands

August 10, 2008
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A government stealth tax on empty shops, offices and warehouses has been a major factor in causing Swindon Council to demolish buildings. The tax is seeing hundreds of thousands of pounds charged to the council in “empty rates”, while local businesses with empty property are also being hit hard. From April this year business...

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Work starts to transform historic locomotive works

August 8, 2008
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Work to transform the former locomotive works of The Great Western Railway in Swindon has now started. Called Smith’s Quarter, work on the exciting mixed-use development follows a multi-million pound deal to regenerate eight acres of land into a thriving, vibrant community. King Sturge, acting for Carillion, sold the land to Thomas Homes which...

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Mindvision Ensures its Presence in Malmesbury

August 7, 2008
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Wiltshire corporate gift distributor Mindvision Media has seen strength building in the industry as businesses strive for pole position. Ruth Jeffrey, director of Mindvision in Malmesbury says that the current uncertain economic climate has brought forward new clients, keen to promote their brand as we enter an environment that is more competitive than many...

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Protected: Swindon Business Newsletter

July 16, 2008
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Shaw Trust continues expansion in Chippenham

July 15, 2008
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Acting on behalf of Alcatel Lucent Technologies Limited Whitmarsh Lockhart has concluded negotiations for a new sublease agreement for Shaw Trust to occupy part of the remaining vacant space within Greenways 4, Malmesbury Road, Chippenham, extending to approximately 2,618 sq ft.  Greenways 4 is an attractive office development set in approximately eleven acres of...

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