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Record number of delegates expected at prestigious Business Showcase South West

March 26, 2015
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Record number of delegates expected at prestigious Business Showcase South West

Business Showcase South West 2015, the biggest event of its kind in the region, is preparing to welcome Swindon businesses among the hoped-for 3,000 delegates in just under two months’ time. The event attracted more than 1,700 pre-event delegate registrations for its inaugural show last year. This year it has been extended from one...

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Newly-qualified solicitor strengthens Bower & Bailey’s Swindon property team

March 26, 2015
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Newly-qualified solicitor strengthens Bower & Bailey’s Swindon property team

Bower & Bailey Solicitors has expanded its Swindon office with the appointment of Sarah Davis as a qualified solicitor after she successfully completed her two-year training contract with the firm.  Sarah has joined the firm’s property department and will be working on residential and commercial property transactions. Sarah joined Bower & Bailey, which also...

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Withy King Directors’ Briefing

March 24, 2015
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Withy King Directors’ Briefing

In a rapidly changing legal landscape, solicitors at Swindon law firm Withy King highlight a few of the issues business owners and directors need to be aware of in their professional and personal lives. Keep on the right side of Companies House We all know how busy life can be but failure to ensure...

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Business Showcase South West nears sell out for its exhibition stands

March 24, 2015
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Business Showcase South West nears sell out for its exhibition stands

Swindon firms are being urged to act quickly to secure the last few exhibition stands at the ‘early bird’ rate for Business Showcase South West 2015, the region’s biggest business exhibition. The event, which is expected to attract 3,000 delegates, is being staged at Colston Hall in Bristol on May 14 and 15. Last...

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Seminar on ‘employer brands’ announced for Business Show Swindon

March 23, 2015
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Seminar on  ‘employer brands’ announced for Business Show Swindon

Business Show Swindon 2015, which takes place on April 23, has announced the first of its business growth seminars – a 360-degree view of how small firms can attract, recruit and retain happy, quality staff. Called Appeal, Reputation and Success, the seminar will be delivered by award-winning recruiter and employer branding extraordinaire Mark Bevans....

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BUDGET 2015: National business reaction

March 18, 2015
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The CBI welcomed many of the “encouraging” Budget measures which it said would help businesses “create jobs for the benefit of all”. Director-general John Cridland said: “Stability and consistency are what businesses need to grow and prosper. This Budget sets the tone, providing a clear plan for fiscal health and growth. “The brighter fiscal...

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BUDGET 2015: Swindon business reaction

March 18, 2015
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BUDGET 2015: Swindon business reaction

Chancellor George Osborne announced a number of measures that could boost the economy in and around Swindon in last week’s Budget. Dominic Bourquin, corporate tax partner at Swindon accountancy firm Monahans, said the Chancellor had served up what appeared to be a “Budget for individuals rather than businesses as we might have expected so...

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Court of Protection solicitor joins Hyphen Law to boost personal injury trust work

March 10, 2015
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Court of Protection solicitor joins Hyphen Law to boost personal injury trust work

Swindon-headquartered specialist law firm Hyphen Law has appointed Robert Hurling as a Court of Protection solicitor. Admitted as a solicitor in 2007, Robert, pictured, has extensive experience as a Court of Protection practitioner providing deputyship services and advising on personal injury trusts. He will be based at Hyphen Law’s rapidly expanding offices in London....

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Wiltshire Air Ambulance lands £10,700 from Swindon business charity ball

March 9, 2015
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Wiltshire Air Ambulance lands £10,700 from Swindon business charity ball

Swindon’s business community has raised more than £10,700 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance at a charity ball organised by law firm Withy King, Barclays Bank and Excalibur Communications. The black-tie event’s fund-raising activities, which included a charity auction and raffle, were compered by former England and Bath rugby player turned TV pundit and columnist David...

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Thrings handles sale of gift firm Wild & Wolf to D C Thomson

March 5, 2015
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Thrings handles sale of gift firm Wild & Wolf to D C Thomson

Regional law firm Thrings, which has its largest office in Swindon, has advised design-led gift firm Wild & Wolf on its acquisition by D C Thomson, publisher of the Beano and Dandy comics. Bath-based Wild & Wolf makes award-winning products featuring fashion brands such as Ted Baker and games and characters such as Scrabble,...

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