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Deadline looming for Swindon directors to enter region’s top boardroom awards

March 27, 2019
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Deadline looming for Swindon directors to enter region’s top boardroom awards

Swindon’s best business leaders have just a few days left to enter the South West’s most prestigious awards for boardroom excellence and enterprise. The deadline for entries to the prestigious Institute of Directors’ (IoD) South West Director of the Year Awards is midnight this Sunday.  With two new categories added this year – Young...

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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns in June

March 21, 2019
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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns in June

Business Showcase South West – the region’s largest event of its kind – returns in June with the promise of an unparalleled range of seminars, workshops, speeches and networking opportunities. The event, the ninth since it launched in 2014, again takes place in Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and will celebrate the best of innovation,...

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Business Expo gets set to help firms grow and prosper with inspirational talks and networking

March 18, 2019
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Business Expo gets set to help firms grow and prosper with inspirational talks and networking

Expanding Swindon firms are being urged to attend a major business show in Bath this Thursday, which are expected to reach more than 500 delegates from across the South West. The the Bath Business Expo, in the city’s Assembly Rooms, aims to inspire small and medium-sized businesses and locally-based corporates, start-ups and pre start-ups...

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Good Energy drives into electric vehicle market with Zap-Map app acquisition

March 11, 2019
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Good Energy drives into electric vehicle market with Zap-Map app acquisition

Renewable power group Good Energy has increased its presence in the high-growth electric vehicle market by taking a minority stake in Next Green Car Ltd, the parent company of the Zap-Map app. Zap-Map has 70,000 monthly uses who use it to plan routes, locate charge points and check their availability.  Chippenham-headquartered Good Energy, which...

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Tickets selling fast for unique awards that champion the region’s ethical businesses

February 14, 2019
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Tickets selling fast for unique awards that champion the region’s ethical businesses

The region’s most ethical organisations will be celebrated next month when the South West Fair Trade Business Awards are staged for the seventh year. Tickets are selling fast for the ceremony on March 8, which will be hosted by Countdown presenter Nick Hewer and takes place in Bristol’s magnificent Arnos Vale cemetery heritage site. ...

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CBI urges government to supercharge region’s broadband to avoid economy buffering

February 7, 2019
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CBI urges government to supercharge region’s broadband to avoid economy buffering

Firms across the West of England will be left on the wrong side of the ‘digital divide’ unless the government takes action to improve connectivity and pave the way for powerful 5G networks. The warning came today from the CBI, which fears that, with Brexit dominating the political landscape, the need for an all-important...

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BrandSoup: Playing silly burgers

February 6, 2019
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BrandSoup: Playing silly burgers

Even the biggest brands need to play by the rules – and they don’t come much bigger than McDonald’s. The global burger chain has thousands of trade mark registrations worldwide and spends an eye-watering amount each year maintaining and enforcing them. But in a recent dispute with Irish burger chain Supermac, McDonald’s Mc’d up...

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We’ll meet again: Region’s first events industry showcase’s success means it will return next year

February 3, 2019
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We’ll meet again: Region’s first events industry showcase’s success means it will return next year

Organisers of the region’s first dedicated showcase for its exhibition and conference industry are already looking ahead to next year’s event following the success of this week’s inaugural Meet South West. More than 350 event professionals attended the event in Bristol, where expert speakers provided practical insight to support them in delivering better events....

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Buoyant SCISYS says it has ‘mitigated Brexit risks’ with parent company move to Ireland

January 25, 2019
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Buoyant SCISYS says it has ‘mitigated Brexit risks’ with parent company move to Ireland

A flurry of new business won by its space division in December gave specialist IT and software group SCISYS a better-than-expected end to 2018, it said in a trading update today.   The Chippenham-headquartered group landed a series of contract wins with an aggregate value of £23m during the month. That bolstered its order...

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MEET South West announces full line-up of inspirational speakers

January 18, 2019
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MEET South West announces full line-up of inspirational speakers

The full speaker line-up for MEET South West, the region’s first dedicated exhibition and conference showcase, has been revealed, promising insight from a diverse range of event industry figures. The event, at We The Curious in Bristol on January 30, brings together 13 speakers across three stages offering authoritative presentations from professional development to...

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