Managed IT firm merger opens up new horizons for Wiltshire government data services supplier

June 18, 2020
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Managed IT firm merger opens up new horizons for Wiltshire government data services supplier

Wiltshire-based MDS Technologies, which supplies cloud and insfrastructure services to the government, has merged with a managed IT services firm as both benefit from increased demand linked to home working during the lockdown. MDS, which its headquarters in Chippenham and a data centre in Corsham, supplies managed cloud and infrastructure packages to a number...

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EasyJet flights from Bristol Airport take off again – but quarantine rule grounds international links

June 17, 2020
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EasyJet flights from Bristol Airport take off again – but quarantine rule grounds international links

Low-cost airline easyJet has resumed flights from Bristol Airport after introducing new bio security measures for passengers and crew. The carrier’s daily service to and from Belfast are the airport’s only flights at present. EasyJet has vowed to fly around 55% of its Bristol routes next month and 80% in August – although with...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

June 15, 2020
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Monday June 15 Final: Evgen Pharma Interim: SThree Tuesday June 16 Finals: Ashtead Group, Braemar Shipping, Checkit, Tatton Asset Management, Telecom Plus Interim: Oxford Biodynamics Trading announcement: Joules Group Economic announcements: Unemployment rate, claimant count Wednesday June 17 Finals: De La Rue, Enteq Upstream, Severfield, Wincanton Trading announcement: Dominos, Hill & Smith, Origin Economic...

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Wincanton launches group-wide drive towards positive change on mental wellbeing

June 12, 2020
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Wincanton launches group-wide drive towards positive change on mental wellbeing

Logistics company Wincanton has partnered with charity Mates in Mind to provide all its employees with support and guidance on mental health. The Chippenham-based group said the move was part of the ongoing commitment to support its 17,700 workers, including 4,000-plus drivers, with their mental wellbeing and was an important step towards breaking the...

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UK quarantine rules hitting Swindon’s exporters and tourism industry, says Business West

June 11, 2020
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UK quarantine rules hitting Swindon’s exporters and tourism industry, says Business West

Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, has joined bodies representing business, education and employment in urging the government to rethink its controversial quarantine rules for travellers arriving in the UK. In an open letter to the home, foreign and transport secretaries, Business West, UK Hospitality, Universities UK and others argue that it was...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

June 7, 2020
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Monday June 8 Finals: Ocean Outdoor, Thruvision Group Trading announcement: Frontier Dev Tuesday June 9 Finals: Aveva Group, Big Yellow, Group, CML Microsystem, McKay Securities, Oxford Instruments, Schroder Real Estate, Speedy Hire Wednesday June 10 Finals: Castings, Londonmetric, VP Interim: Paragon Group, Shaftesbury Thursday June 11 Finals: Babcock International, CMC Markets, Jlen Environmental Assets,...

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