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Skills, training and employment to be tackled at Swindon construction immersion event

August 14, 2015
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Skills, training and employment to be tackled at Swindon construction immersion event

Wiltshire construction businesses are being invited to discuss their concerns over challenges such as skills and employment at a sector-specific event in Swindon. Staged by Business West and Impress HR – Wiltshire Council’s HR support service – the Construction Immersion event will also look at developing training provision to match needs in the local...

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Legal options for tackling poor performance and sickness absence to be explored at training event

August 14, 2015
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Legal options for tackling poor performance and sickness absence to be explored at training event

A half-day training seminar next month will guide business owners through the complex legal area of poor performance and sickness absence. Staged by Paul Archer, pictured, of Paul Archer Training, the event on September 22 will help attendees appreciate their legal options while avoiding the pitfalls by focusing on practical steps to reduce absence...

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Seminar aims to help people reduce their inheritance tax

July 2, 2015
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Seminar aims to help people reduce their inheritance tax

Financial services company Hartsfield is hosting a free seminar to help people find out how to pass on more of their hard-earned wealth to their loved ones – and less to the taxman. The firm has teamed up with insurer Canada Life to stage the event, which takes place from 2.30pm-4.30pm on July 16...

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Immersion event aims to tackle key issues for Swindon’s high-value manufacturers

June 19, 2015
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Immersion event aims to tackle key issues for Swindon’s high-value manufacturers

Swindon manufacturers are being urged to help shape the future of the sector in the town at a major event next month. The high-value manufacturing immersion workshop aims to tackle two of the key factors impacting on the sector – low productivity and skills shortages. Owners and managers from manufacturers in and around Swindon...

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Business Village talk will lift lid on property investment

May 20, 2015
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Business Village talk will lift lid on property investment

Making money from property investment will be the focus of a talk to an upcoming meeting of Swindon networking group Business Village. Danny Matthews, a mortgage and protection adviser with Total Mortgage Network, will speak at the group’s weekly Thursday meeting on June 4. Danny, pictured, said: “There have been a lot of changes...

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Talk’s graphic content will be designed to cut through the jargon

April 27, 2015
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Talk’s graphic content will be designed to cut through the jargon

Design and print specialist Jason Stickley will aim to debunk some myths about his industry when he talks to Swindon networking group Business Village. Jason, of Swindon-based Artwork & Design Solutions, will deliver a presentation called ‘The Graphic Truth – all the jargon unravelled’ at the group’s breakfast meeting tomorrow (May 7). Jason said:...

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Firms are invited to get quizzical to raise funds for Swindon youth charity Inner Flame

April 13, 2015
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Firms are invited to get quizzical to raise funds for Swindon youth charity Inner Flame

Swindon’s brainiest business people are being urged to get their thinking caps on and take part in a quiz to raise money for youth charity Inner Flame. The event on April 22 is being staged by Swindon-based chartered accountants Banks BHG and is its first fundraising event for Inner Flame as its charity of...

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Unique opportunity to take part in West of England’s largest business showcase

April 10, 2015
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Unique opportunity to take part in West of England’s largest business showcase

Swindon firms have just over a month to make sure they secure sponsorship, exhibition stands and free delegate passes for the region’s biggest business show. The Business Showcase South West 2015 will provide a platform for the best of the West of England’s innovation, creativity and enterprise. It has already attracted blue-chip sponsors such...

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Line-up finalised for this year’s Business Show Swindon

April 7, 2015
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With just over two weeks to go to the Business Show Swindon on April 23, Business West can reveal the full line-up. Businesses attending will get the opportunity to hear from inspirational keynote speaker Monty Halls, find out how they can recruit and retain staff using social media, discover how they can use research...

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Swindon business group to gain insight into antiques trade from Bargain Hunt presenter

March 30, 2015
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Swindon business group to gain insight into antiques trade from Bargain Hunt presenter

TV antiques expert Thomas Plant will be sharing stories about his television and business careers at Swindon referral group BusinessWise’s next meeting. An onscreen regular on the Antiques Road Trip, Bargain Hunt and Flog It!, Thomas, pictured, also has a day job as a partner and auctioneer at Special Auction Services, in Newbury.  His...

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