Events

New venue for Business Showcase South West as successful event returns for third year

January 15, 2016
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Business Showcase South West, the region’s largest free business event, returns for a third year in May following its huge success in 2014 and 2015. After two years at Bristol’s Colston Hall, this year’s Business Showcase (BSSW) will take place at the newly redeveloped Ashton Gate Stadium in South Bristol on May 17. A...

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Gala event will showcase progress made by firms helping employees who are also carers

January 11, 2016
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Gala event will showcase progress made by firms helping employees who are also carers

Wiltshire businesses that support staff with caring responsibilities will be celebrated at gala evening and awards ceremony later this month. The event is hosted by the Working for Carers programme to celebrate the commitment employers have made to those in their workforce with caring responsibilities. It is also a chance for employers who’ve yet...

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Event aimed at Swindon start-ups will plug into national expertise

January 11, 2016
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Event aimed at Swindon start-ups will plug into national expertise

Would-be entrepreneurs can take part in a major event in Swindon this Saturday to get expert advice to help them start their own business. StartUp 2016 is staged by fast-growth small business network Enterprise Nation and is one of a series of satellite gatherings across the country. It coincides with a national event in...

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Swindon business networkers to be asked: ‘What’s in your financial bucket?’

November 23, 2015
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Swindon business networkers to be asked: ‘What’s in your financial bucket?’

A talk called ‘What’s in your financial bucket?’ will be delivered next week to Swindon networking group Business Village. Alice Douglass from independent financial advisers Grosvenor Consultancy will use the theme for her presentation at Business Village’s weekly breakfast meeting on Thursday December 3. Alice, pictured, who works in Grosvenor’s Highworth office, said: “Everyone...

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Trade opportunities with 70 countries on offer at major export advice event

October 30, 2015
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Trade opportunities with 70 countries on offer at major export advice event

Swindon firms are to be given the chance to explore doing business in more than 70 countries worldwide when an international delegation visits the region next week. ExploreExport 2015 is aimed at all companies keen to expand overseas and is staged against a backdrop of rising exports from the South West. Latest figures show that...

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Swindon business people urged to consider becoming school governors

October 27, 2015
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Swindon business people urged to consider becoming school governors

Employers in Swindon are being encouraged to support the future employability of young people in the town by becoming school governors. Hi-tech giant Intel Corporation is hosting an event on Thursday November 10 at its head office to highlight the benefits school governing boards can bring to both young people and businesses themselves. There...

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Monahans to stage seminar tackling complex issues affecting charities

October 26, 2015
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Monahans to stage seminar tackling complex issues affecting charities

Charity managers and trustees will be offered expert advice on mitigating risk and building-in resilience at a breakfast seminar staged by chartered accountancy firm Monahans next month. The firm, which has a specialist team dedicated to supporting and advising charities, not-for-profits and academy schools, has lined up a range of speakers, including several of...

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Networking breakfast will explain how to make web content work

October 26, 2015
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Networking breakfast will explain how to make web content work

Effective web content to drive sales will be the focus of a networking breakfast in Swindon next week. Chartered accountancy firm Banks BHG will host the free event at its Stratton offices, on November 4. The event will look at content – especially video content – and how it can be used to engage...

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Join hundreds of business owners at the West of England’s biggest networking event

October 20, 2015
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Join hundreds of business owners at the West of England’s biggest networking event

With just two days to go, the Festival of Female Entrepreneurs is shaping up to be one of the biggest business events in the West this year. Hundreds of business owners – men and women – will descend on the Colston Hall in Bristol this Thursday for the one-day entrepreneurial extravaganza. Tickets to the keynote...

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Pensions software in the spotlight at auto enrolment support event

October 12, 2015
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Pensions software in the spotlight at auto enrolment support event

Payroll professionals and business advisers involved in introducing sweeping workplace pension reforms can learn more about the software involved at a lunch in Swindon later this month. Swindon Friends of Automatic Enrolment, which meets at chartered accountants Banks BHG, will hear from SystemSync Solutions, a software company involved in auto enrolment implementation, at its...

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