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Swindon business group’s novel way to boost holiday reading

June 6, 2017
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Business people short of holiday reading can turn to popular networking group Swindon Business Village for some handy recommendations. Regulars at the Thursday breakfast networking group have put their heads together and come up with a reading list made up of business-related books as well as a fiction. From travelogues to business advice books...

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Leaving EU with no deal would harm region, Business West warns in its General Election manifesto

June 1, 2017
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Leaving EU with no deal would harm region, Business West warns in its General Election manifesto

Business West, the region’s largest business group, has warned that leaving the EU without a deal would cause “considerable damage” to many businesses. The organisation behind the Swindon and Wiltshire Initiative said avoiding this outcome “must be a priority” for all General Election candidates standing in constituencies across the West of England. In its manifesto for...

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Turnaround in confidence levels by South West firms points to strong growth this year

June 1, 2017
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Turnaround in confidence levels by South West firms points to strong growth this year

Confidence among businesses in the South West is back in positive territory after a sustained period of decline, according to a new survey. The latest quarterly ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor shows investment plans in the region are stronger than the UK average in areas such as employment, staff development and capital investment. The survey findings...

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Swindon & Wilts Economic Question Time to tackle crucial issues affecting the area

May 31, 2017
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Swindon & Wilts Economic Question Time to tackle crucial issues affecting the area

Business leaders from across Swindon and Wiltshire are being invited to put their questions to a panel of experts at an Economic Question Time event led by highly-acclaimed economist and public speaker Mark Berrisford-Smith. Hosted by regional law firm Royds Withy King, which has offices in Swindon and Marlborough, HSBC Bank and Swindon accountants...

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SCISYS earns ‘game-changing’ place on Met Police’s supplier framework

April 28, 2017
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SCISYS earns ‘game-changing’ place on Met Police’s supplier framework

Shares in specialist IT firm SCISYS rose today after it revealed it had won a place on the Metropolitan Police’s new supplier framework – a move it described as a “game-changer” in is relationship with the force. Chippenham-based SCISYS, which provides highly specialised software and IT services to organisations across the space, defence, media...

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Snap General Election must not derail Brexit talks, Swindon Initiative demands

April 18, 2017
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The government must convince businesses in Swindon that the snap General Election called for by Prime Minister Theresa May today won’t scupper vital talks with the EU over Brexit, the region’s largest business organisation said. In an immediate response to Mrs May’s announcement this morning that she is seeking a General Election on June...

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Hunt for Swindon’s happiest workplace gets underway

April 9, 2017
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Hunt for Swindon’s happiest workplace gets underway

Staff in the Swindon area’s most cheerful offices and workspaces are being urged to showcase what makes them so special as the region’s unique happiest workplace contest gets underway for the third year. Staged by workplace and interior design consultancy Wylde IA and supported by Swindon Business News and its sister titles, the Happiest Workplace competition...

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Food for thought on marketing to youth at McCann’s first Talks on Toast event

April 6, 2017
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Food for thought on marketing to youth at McCann’s first Talks on Toast event

Today’s young people are interested in – and worried about – much the same as previous generations despite the explosion of social media and on-demand information, according to new research revealed to South West marketers and business leaders. But the way brands can engage with youth has changed dramatically, a global study on youth...

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Search marketing ‘legend’ and SEO pioneer joins All Things Web

April 6, 2017
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Search marketing ‘legend’ and SEO pioneer joins All Things Web

Swindon web marketing company All Things Web has appointed Ammon Johns to further develop its digital agency and grow its footprint across the UK. Ammon, pictured, is widely acclaimed as one of the pioneers of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and recognised as one of the leading voices on organic search by his peers around the...

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Creative Business News puts diversity in the industry centre stage at its official launch

April 6, 2017
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Creative Business News puts diversity in the industry centre stage at its official launch

Diversity in creativity was placed firmly at the top of the agenda as leaders of the West of England’s creative sector gathered to celebrate the official launch of Creative Business News. A joint venture between Swindon Business News and its associated titles in Bristol and Bath and communications agency Purplefish, Creative Business News is the first...

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