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Book deal opens new chapter for Smiths News

April 17, 2013
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Smiths News, the Swindon-based specialist distribution firm, has acquired a number of academic library services contracts from book retailer Blackwell UK for £2.1m. The acquisition of the European and African interests further strengthens Smiths News UK book supplier Bertrams’ established international footprint. Smiths News said the deal “brings with it a complementary customer base...

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Street art as a brand – the writing’s on the wall in the latest helping of Brand Soup

April 4, 2013
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You can’t get a better illustration (forgive the pun) of the power of a brand than the recent abortive sale in Miami of a Banksy which had last been seen attached to the wall of a north London Poundland. Setting aside the furore over who actually owns the work and who has the right...

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What’s so Funny about Business? Our unique Bath Comedy Festival event

April 4, 2013
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Fed up with flip charts, PowerPoint and pie diagrams? Swindon Business News’s sister site Bath Business News is presenting an antidote this evening to business seminars as part of Bath Comedy Festival. This free and unique event is for anyone who has ever dozed off during a motivational seminar. Or been late for a...

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Glamorous evening for RedheadPR’s 10th anniversary

December 12, 2012
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Glamorous evening for RedheadPR’s 10th anniversary

Swindon-based redheadPR, the independent public relations, digital and design consultancy, celebrates its 10th anniversary in style at Christ Church, Old Town, this evening. The historic church’s bells will ring out at 6.45pm to open the event, which will be attended by high-profile guests, including the Mayor and Mayoress of Swindon, Mick and Ruth Bray,...

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Account wins spur further growth and new jobs at Clear Communications

September 25, 2012
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Account wins spur further growth and new jobs at Clear Communications

Specialist business-to-business (B2B) marketing communications and PR agency Clear Communications has recruited two new account managers to its Cirencester-based team following a spate of new account wins. The appointment of Julie Tickell and Rachel Topps, pictured below, takes the team to 14. The agency handles campaigns for major international clients such as AkzoNobel, DHL,...

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September edition out now!

September 21, 2012
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The September edition of Swindon Business News is out now!

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July edition out now

July 20, 2012
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The July edition of Swindon Business News includes features on innovation in the motor industry, coverage of our inaugural South West PA of the Year Awards, a preview of next month's Green Special as well as finance, law and property.

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Firms get in the picture at photography day

July 12, 2012
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Firms get in the picture at photography day

A pilot photography day staged by Swindon-based communications consultancy Quicklearn to provide businesses with bespoke pictures and avoid relying on stock images has been hailed a success. Four companies took part in the trial event, which was led by Quicklearn managing director Charlotte Mannion and professional photographer Matt Miller. The aim of the day,...

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Better by design for relaunched South West forum

May 2, 2012
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The South West Design Forum has re-launched itself as Design South West with a new identity, website and the mission of ‘Design, Better Connected’. The organisation, which is run by the industry for the industry, continues in its role as the regional body bringing together seven locally-based design forums. Chairman Tim Burley said: “We’ve...

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Photography business develops a new angle on corporate images

October 27, 2011
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A business with a very different take on corporate photography has been launched. Worx iD, based at Great Bedwyn, near Marlborough, has been created by career photographer Nigel Hudson and his business partner David Jerram, and offers a comprehensive corporate photography service which provides a competitive alternative to stock photography. Its unique offering is...

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