Longest-serving director at Vectura retires from board after 12 years

September 29, 2019
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Longest-serving director at Vectura retires from board after 12 years

Pharmaceutical group Vectura’s longest serving director has stepped down after 12 years on the board, during which time it has been transformed into a £1bn turnover business. Dr Susan Foden, pictured, left her position as senior independent non-executive director last week to be replaced by Dr Thomas Werner.  Dr Foden joined Chippenham-based Vectura’s board...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

September 22, 2019
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Monday September 23 Finals: Pure Circle, Seeing Interims: ASA International Group, Brady, Deltex Medical, Destiny Pharma, Faron Pharma, Gama Aviation, Independent Oil & Gas, Instem, Keystone Law, Microsaic Tuesday September 24 Finals: 1pm, Blan Tech Grp, DX plc, Hotel Chocolat, Innovaderma, Town Centre Interims: Alliance Pharma, Animalcare Grp, Card Factory, Digitalbox, DP Poland, Everyman Media, Flowtech Fluid,...

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SCISYS takeover on course for completion as its half-year results show ‘solid’ performance

September 20, 2019
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SCISYS takeover on course for completion as its half-year results show ‘solid’ performance

Specialist IT group SCISYS expects its £79m acquisition by Canadian tech giant CGI to be completed before the end of this year it said this week as it revealed a 2% increase in half-year revenues. Directors at the Chippenham-headquartered group, which supplies innovative software and IT services to the space, government, media, commerce and...

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Property developer builds its portfolio with funding for Wiltshire housing scheme

September 20, 2019
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Property developer builds its portfolio with funding for Wiltshire housing scheme

Wiltshire construction firm Stonewood Builders, which specialises in high-specification refurbishment, conversion and new build projects, is continuing to grow after securing funds to build 38 homes. Castle Combe-based Stonewood is to build the two, three, four, and five-bed houses – 10 of them affordable – on land it has acquired in Great Somerford, near...

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CBRE appoints new regional head of valuations

September 18, 2019
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CBRE appoints new regional head of valuations

Richard Crane has joined the regional office of global real estate advisory firm CBRE as a director in its valuations team covering the South West and South Wales. Richard, pictured, is responsible for investment valuations across all sectors of commercial property on behalf of institutional clients such as asset management investment firm Columbia Threadneedle. ...

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Swindon Business News Travel – 72:00 hours in Vancouver

September 17, 2019
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Swindon Business News Travel – 72:00 hours in Vancouver

Nestling between mountains and the Pacific Ocean on Canada’s west coast and with breath-taking scenery, Vancouver is often said to be one of the world’s most liveable cities. Swindon Business News travel editor ANNE GORRINGE went on the tourist trail to explore its beaches in the morning, hike in the mountains in the afternoon...

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