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Up, up and away today for Business Showcase South West 2015

May 14, 2015
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Up, up and away today for Business Showcase South West 2015

Swindon firms are today making their way to the South West’s biggest free business event with organisers saying it looks set to be a flyaway success. Up to 3,000 delegates are expected to attend the Business Showcase South West 2015, which returns to returns to Bristol’s Colston Hall today and tomorrow. Star attractions include...

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Warning to landlords over looming deadline in tenants’ deposit regulations

May 12, 2015
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Warning to landlords over looming deadline in tenants’ deposit regulations

A Swindon firm is warning landlords that time is running out to place tenants’ deposits into a Government-backed protection scheme, or face penalties. Tenant Screening, which provides a vetting service to landlords and letting agents across the country, said some landlords may be unaware that they have just weeks left to hand over the...

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Clark Holt talk will outline how SMEs can win more public sector work

May 12, 2015
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Clark Holt talk will outline how SMEs can win more public sector work

Small and medium-sized firms looking to win work from the public sector can find out more at a talk to be staged by Swindon law firm Clark Holt next week. Matthew Wolton, a partner in Clark Holt’s commercial department, will look at the huge opportunities for SMEs following regulations that came into force earlier...

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Seminar to explore latest tax changes affecting bloodstock industry

May 12, 2015
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Seminar to explore latest tax changes affecting bloodstock industry

Professionals involved in the horse breeding and racing industries are invited to a seminar in Swindon next week to find out about the latest tax changes affecting them. The free event on Wednesday, May 20, is being organised by Banks BHG at its base in Ermin Street, Stratton, and will focus on the tax...

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New Government must hit the ground running and build a strong economy, says CBI

May 11, 2015
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New Government must hit the ground running and build a strong economy, says CBI

The CBI today called on the new Tory Government to set out clear plans for the next Parliament within the first 100 days. With the in-out referendum on EU membership, which has been promised with two years, grabbing political attention, the business organisation wants swift action on a number of key issues including airport...

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Business Show Swindon: Photo gallery

April 28, 2015
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Business Show Swindon: Photo gallery

Around 800 people gained an insight into Swindon's vibrant economy and go-ahead firms at the town's fifth annual Business Show on Thursday. The event, staged by Business West at the town’s STEAM museum, proved successful for the 80 exhibitors, who included law firm Thrings, HSBC, Bristol Airport, Center Parcs and Forward Swindon. Adventurer and...

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Sound future for Wiltshire music importer promised after takeover by record label group

April 27, 2015
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Sound future for Wiltshire music importer promised after takeover by record label group

Specialist music importer and distributor Discovery Records has been sold to a record label business which has vowed to continue to develop its niche operations. Discovery Records was set up in Devizes in 1978 to promote record labels from France in the UK. Over the years it expanded to import discs from most Western...

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Two new recruits join fast-growing accountants Banks BHG

April 27, 2015
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Two new recruits join fast-growing accountants Banks BHG

Swindon-based chartered accountancy firm Banks BHG has made two new appointments as it continues to strengthen its team. Pammi Khaira joins as a tax assistant and Esha Akram becomes an account trainee. Pammi worked at HMRC for 18 years, joining from college and working largely in debt management. She said: “HMRC are a good...

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Long-standing Swindon recruitment firm Mainline sold to Midlands group

April 27, 2015
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Long-standing Swindon recruitment firm Mainline sold to Midlands group

Swindon-based independent recruitment agency Mainline Employment has been sold to a West Midlands-based group. Mainline was launched in Swindon in1990 by owner Stella Weeks and later went on to expand into Bristol where it has two offices. It now employs 40 people and is one of the leading independent recruitment agencies in the South...

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Further expansion at Cambridge & Counties Bank’s West office in first year of business

April 27, 2015
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Further expansion at Cambridge & Counties Bank’s West office in first year of business

Property finance provider Cambridge & Counties Bank is gearing up for growth in the South West by hiring a new staff member and promoting another in its business development team. Paul Howard, pictured right, who opened the bank’s South West office in Bristol last year, is promoted to senior business development manager. He is...

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