‘Political turbulence’ over Brexit hitting firms, warns Business West, as Parliament to be suspended

August 28, 2019
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‘Political turbulence’ over Brexit hitting firms, warns Business West, as Parliament to be suspended

The boss of the region’s largest business organisation has again slammed Westminster for “playing political chess” while the health of the economy is in the balance. Phil Smith, pictured, managing director at Business West – which runs the Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative – said firms were paying the price for the failure of a...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

August 27, 2019
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Monday August 26 Bank holiday Tuesday August 27 Interims: Bank of Cyprus Holdings, Jadestone Energy, Puretech Wednesday August 28 Final: Loungers Interims: Arix Bioscience, Headlam Trading announcement: Diploma Economic announcement: BRC shop price index Thursday August 29 Final: Hays Interims: Chesnara, Churchill China, Eddie Stobart, James Fisher and Sons, Hunting, Rosseti, Gym Group Friday August 30 Interims: BBGI, Cathay Intl, Emis, Grafton...

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Call goes out for Wiltshire’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

August 27, 2019
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Call goes out for Wiltshire’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

Ambitious Wiltshire technology firms are being invited to enter a major awards scheme that recognises the UK’s fastest-growing businesses in the sector. Entries are now open for the 22nd annual UK Technology Fast 50 Awards staged by global accountancy group Deloitte. The awards are open to firms that use a proprietary technology in their business.  The...

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Showpiece office welcomes fast-growing software developer as its latest occupier

August 27, 2019
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Showpiece office welcomes fast-growing software developer as its latest occupier

Canadian software company Descartes Systems Group is to relocate one of its UK offices as it continues to expand. The multinational technology company has moved its office in Chippenham from Avon Reach to nearby Bewley House to accommodate its larger team.  The firm, which specialises in logistics software and services, has expanded having recently...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

August 18, 2019
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Monday August 19 Finals: BHP Group, Omega Dia Interim:  BATM Advanced Tuesday August 20 Final: Sancell Holdings Interims: Empiric, Finabir, Global Ports, Kenmare Resources, Persimmon, Wood Group (J) Economic announcement: CBI Industrial Trends Surveys Wednesday August 21 Interims: Charter Court, Costain, Empresaria Group, Hansteen Hldgs Trading announcement: Pets At Home Economic announcement: Public Sector Net Borrowing Thursday August 22 Finals: Arcontech Group, Ashley...

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Swindon Business News Travel: Joining in with single-minded guests on a solo holiday in Crete

August 15, 2019
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Swindon Business News Travel: Joining in with single-minded guests on a solo holiday in Crete

Keen to get away but your friends haven’t got any holiday left? Solo trips are one of travel industry’s fastest-growing trends. Swindon Business News travel editor Anne Gorringe headed off to Crete and a hotel specialising in individual travellers to find out what all the fuss is about…  Stripping off my walking boots, I...

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