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Views on Brexit impact sought from Swindon firms as Government moves to steady businesses’ nerves

June 28, 2016
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Firms from Bristol and across the West of England are being asked for their views on the likely impact of Brexit ahead of a series of crunch meetings between business leaders and senior government figures. The first takes place today when Business Secretary Sajid Javid hosts a round table with more than 20 representatives of...

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Agents link up to build on their commercial property expertise

June 27, 2016
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Agents link up to build on their commercial property expertise

Wiltshire estate agency and auction firm Strakers has teamed up with experienced commercial property agent Huw Thomas to offer a more dedicated service to its clients. The agreement has been triggered by Strakers commercial surveyor Andrew Martin taking a step back from commercial property transactions to concentrate on the firm’s growing development and auctions...

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Hobsons Choice’s Swindon showroom lands top bathroom industry award

June 27, 2016
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Luxury kitchen and bathroom firm Hobsons Choice has won the prestigious 2016 BKU Bathroom Showroom of the Year Award for its Swindon showroom. The firm was presented with the award at a glittering ceremony staged in London’s iconic Globe Theatre. The showroom at County Park on Shrivenham Road, was established in 1977 and has...

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Brexit: Swindon firms hammered by stock market fall-out

June 24, 2016
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Brexit: Swindon firms hammered by stock market fall-out

Millions of pounds were again wiped off the value of Swindon and Wiltshire firms quoted on the London Stock Exchange today as the market turmoil triggered by Friday’s Brexit result continued into this week. Having suffered heavily on Friday, listed firms’ hopes of a more sober day today were dashed as soon as the...

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BREXIT: Result could put Swindon back on fast-track for growth, says property expert

June 24, 2016
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Brexit could trigger a renaissance for the UK manufacturing sector – with Swindon well-placed to benefit, according to the town’s long-established commercial property agency Whitmarsh Lockhart. James Lockhart, pictured, partner at long-running, claimed leaving the constraints of the EU could deliver the long hoped for improvements in UK productivity. In comments that go against...

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Brexit: National business reaction

June 24, 2016
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Brexit: National business reaction

Business organisation the CBI, which had lobbied hard for the UK to remain in the EU, called for “strong and calm leadership” from the Government to ensure economic stability as Brexit kicks in. Director-general Carolyn Fairbairn described the vote as a “momentous turning point” in the country’s history. “The country has spoken and it’s...

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Brexit: Swindon business leaders call for urgent Govt action to protect firms

June 24, 2016
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Brexit: Swindon business leaders call for urgent Govt action to protect firms

Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, has called on the government to immediately commit to negotiate the best deal possible for British firms outside the EU following the referendum result. Failing to do that could risk jeopardising new investment from the many overseas firms that have chosen to base themselves in the region...

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Swindon Business News Photo Gallery: IoD South West Director of the Year Awards

June 22, 2016
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Swindon Business News Photo Gallery: IoD South West Director of the Year Awards

Business leaders from across the region were recognised at the Institute of Directors 2016 Director of the Year Awards. Simon Barbato, founder and CEO of Bath-based brand, digital and marketing agency was named South West Director of the Year. Other winners were:  James Piper of Ecosurety in Bristol (Young Director), Brady George of Keynsham-based Almeda...

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New arrivals bolster M J Church’s management team as growth continues

June 18, 2016
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New arrivals bolster M J Church’s management team as growth continues

Civil engineering and waste management firm M J Church has strengthened its management team with a number of new appointments. Fiona Powell has joined the company, which operates from three sites in the Chippenham area, as business information systems and technology manager, Terry O’Callaghan as recruitment and training manager and Carol Heneghan as marketing...

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Excalibur in running to land coveted title of region’s happiest workplace

June 15, 2016
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Excalibur in running to land coveted title of region’s happiest workplace

Swindon-based IT and communications support firm Excalibur Communications has been named among the finalists in a unique competition to find the region’s happiest workplace. The fast-growing firm, which prides itself on giving its 60 staff an unbeatable working environment, will now line up against four other firms – three from Bristol and one from...

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