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Rebrand for Technology Strategy Board puts emphasis on business-led innovation

August 28, 2014
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Rebrand for Technology Strategy Board puts emphasis on business-led innovation

The Swindon-based Technology Strategy Board, the Government body that aims to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation, has changed its name to Innovate UK The organisation, based at North Star, started to use the new branding this month and will continue to change its signage, printed material and events and conference...

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Tax boost to lift annual earnings at Swindon’s Connect Group

August 28, 2014
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Tax boost to lift annual earnings at Swindon’s Connect Group

Connect Group, the Swindon-based specialist distributor formerly known as Smiths News, has said it expects its full-year earnings to be higher than expected thanks to a boost from tax credits. The group, which distributes newspapers, magazines, books and education and health supplies across the UK, told shareholders that tax credits for last year would...

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Ambassador to highlight trade opportunities in fast-growing, tech-savvy South Korea

August 26, 2014
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Ambassador to highlight trade opportunities in fast-growing, tech-savvy South Korea

West firms will be able to learn about commercial opportunities in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies when the British Ambassador to South Korea visits the region next week. Scott Wightman will be joined by CEO of the British Chamber of Commerce in Korea, David Lee, at the free event staged by UK Trade...

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Swindon UTC boosted by website agreement with Digital Trading

August 21, 2014
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Swindon UTC boosted by website agreement with Digital Trading

Specialist web agency Digital Trading has agreed to manage UTC Swindon’s website as part of the firm’s commitment to the community, engineering and education. Faringdon-based Digital Trading, which supplies a range of digital business services, says the UTC’s (University Technical College) philosophy of providing young people with an education built around the needs of...

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Double boost for toinfinity as it signs up new outdoor activity clients

August 21, 2014
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Double boost for toinfinity as it signs up new outdoor activity clients

Swindon-based digital marketing consultancy toinfinity has picked up two new clients in the past two months, bolstering its growing list of outdoor and sports brands. Customised online cycle retailer Mango Bikes has enlisted the toinfinity team to help with its ambitious growth plan. The South Cerney-based firm, which aims to quadruple total revenue targets...

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TEN reasons why Swindon Business News is essential reading for anyone serious about business

August 15, 2014
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TEN reasons why Swindon Business News is essential reading for anyone serious about business

No other news service in the Swindon and North Wiltshire area can compete with Swindon Business News for authoritative, independent online business news and information. Here are 10 reasons why Swindon Business News is essential reading for anyone serious about business. 1) We have a strong track record of quality journalism and news coverage...

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Swindon PR expert Sara Tye to speak on the value of social media

August 14, 2014
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Swindon PR expert Sara Tye to speak on the value of social media

Public relations consultants are to hear how harnessing the power of social media and online content can boost PR campaigns from one of the industry’s leading lights, Swindon-based Sara Tye. Sara, pictured, founder and managing director of leading Swindon consultancy redheadPR, will speak at the high-profile seminar to be staged in the town next...

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Double celebration at specialist marketing firm OATS as it reaches 30th birthday

July 24, 2014
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Double celebration at specialist marketing firm OATS as it reaches 30th birthday

Swindon-based OATS, the pioneering data supplier to the global lubricants industry, is celebrating a double milestone this year with chairman Sebastian Crawshaw chalking up his 20th year in post and the business itself observing its 30th anniversary.   Sebastian, pictured, took over the firm when its founders, two lubricants specialists from Swindon-based Castrol and Esso,...

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Swindon golf course design firm’s new website tees off – with help from Jazzbones

July 24, 2014
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Swindon golf course design firm’s new website tees off – with help from Jazzbones

Swindon-based mini and adventure golf course design firm HM Adventure Golf’s new highly-flexible website has gone live – the latest online project by branding and graphic design agency Jazzbones. The agency, also based in Swindon, has created a site that showcases HM Adventure Golf’s core skills of planning, designing and constructing innovative courses. HM,...

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Digital marketing offer will help one Wiltshire charity go toinfinity – and beyond – with online support

July 17, 2014
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Digital marketing offer will help one Wiltshire charity go toinfinity – and beyond – with online support

Swindon digital marketing company toinfinity is appealing for registered charities in Wiltshire to apply to receive online support worth £10,000. The firm, based on the Windmill Hill Business Park, will work with its chosen charity for a year to audit its online offering and help it make the most of available digital and online...

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