Budget 2018: As it happened – Chancellor says the era of austerity is coming to an end

October 29, 2018
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Budget 2018: As it happened – Chancellor says the era of austerity is coming to an end

Chancellor Philip Hammond started his speech at 3.33pm and finished at 4.43pm. He open by saying he will deliver a Budget for “hard-working families … who live their lives far from this place … and care little for the twists and turns of Westminster politics”.  Chancellor says the era of austerity is coming to...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

October 28, 2018
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Monday October 29 Interims: HSBC Tuesday October 30 Interims: Hunting, Reckitt Benckiser, BP, Standard Chartered, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Lufthansa, Airbus, Allergan, General Electric, Mastercard, Pfizer, eBay Wednesday October 31 Interims: General Motors, Santander, Credit Suisse Trading updates: Computercenter, Next Thursday November 1 Interims: BT, Shire, Carlsberg, Starbucks, Apple Trading updates: Smurfit Kappa, Smith &...

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Impartial guide to life after Brexit launched by Business West as departure day draws near

October 28, 2018
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Impartial guide to life after Brexit launched by Business West as departure day draws near

Business West, the region’s largest business support group, has launched a free up-to-the minute advice and guidance service to help firms get ready for life after Brexit.   Called Trading Through Brexit, it aims to help businesses start planning for the period up to and after the UK leaves the EU next March.  Business...

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West business leaders call on Chancellor to use Budget to boost region as Brexit looms

October 26, 2018
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West business leaders call on Chancellor to use Budget to boost region as Brexit looms

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been urged to introduce measures that will boost the West of England’s economy in his Budget on Monday, including accelerating housebuilding and investing in infrastructure. Brexit will loom large over the Chancellor’s presentation. Mr Hammond, pictured, will present the first Budget on a Monday since 1962 with just five months...

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Automotive sector training group gears up to drive into events industry

October 26, 2018
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Automotive sector training group gears up to drive into events industry

Specialist learning and development agency RTS Group has launched an events division to work with international clients in the automotive sector.   The new brand, RTS Events, will provide a focus for the group’s rapidly expanding events division and will be built particularly around learning and development for car retail and OEM (original equipment...

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No conundrum as MHA Monahans picks up top accountancy growth award from Countdown star

October 25, 2018
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No conundrum as MHA Monahans picks up top accountancy growth award from Countdown star

Recent growth and strategic business development at regional accountancy group MHA Monahans, which has offices in and around Swindon, have been recognised in a major industry awards scheme. The firm came top in the Practice Growth Firm of the Year category of the Accounting Excellence Awards 2018 for a spate of strategic initiatives that...

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