Pair of new non-exec directors strengthens pharma group Vectura’s board

January 4, 2021
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Pair of new non-exec directors strengthens pharma group Vectura’s board

Chippenham-based specialist pharmaceutical firm Vectura has boosted its board with the appointment of two new independent non-executive directors. Jeanne Hecht and Jeanne Thoma took up their roles at the firm, which develops inhalable dry-powder drugs that treat lung conditions such as asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, on December 31.  Jeanne Hecht was most recently CEO...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

December 28, 2020
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Monday December 28 Bank holiday: Nothing listed Tuesday December 29 Final: The Fulham Shore AGMs: Altitude Group, China Nonferrous Gold, Grit Real Estate Income Group, Skinbiotherapeutics EGMs: Ethernity Networks, Flutter Entertainment Wednesday December 30 AGMs: Corcel, Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas, Eenergy Group, Nu-Oil & Gas, Plexus Holdings, Quiz, Secure Property Development & Investment, Simigon Economic announcement: Nationwide house price index...

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2030 net zero carbon goal adopted by Business West – with a vow to help firms reach same target

December 23, 2020
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2030 net zero carbon goal adopted by Business West – with a vow to help firms reach same target

Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, is aiming to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030 and has introduced three new steps to help it – and firms across the South West – reach the ambitious target. The organisation, which runs the Swindon and Wiltshire Initiative and represents 23,000 businesses across the region,...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

December 21, 2020
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Monday December 21 AGMs: Dotdigital Group, Parkmead Group EGM: IWG Tuesday December 22 AGMs: Alternative Liquidity Fund, Jupiter US Smaller Companies, Mineral & Financial Investments, Mosman Oil and  Gas, Revolution Bars Economic announcements: Public sector net borrowing, Gross domestic product Wednesday December 23 AGMs: Avation, Conroy Gold and Natural Resources, easyJet, Fiske, Karelian Diamond Resources, Kin and Carta, Riverfort...

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Survey shows region’s high-growth firms adapting to new normal to resume expansion

December 21, 2020
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Survey shows region’s high-growth firms adapting to new normal to resume expansion

More than two-thirds of high-growth firms in the South West plan to continue to expand next year after adapting for a post-Covid world, new research shows. According to the first survey to chart these businesses during the coronavirus pandemic it has created significant barriers to growth for 58% of South West firms, with operational...

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‘Perfect storm’ for manufacturers as survey shows Brexit uncertainty colliding with impact of Covid-19

December 18, 2020
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‘Perfect storm’ for manufacturers as survey shows Brexit uncertainty colliding with impact of Covid-19

Just 2% of the South West’s small to medium-sized manufacturers think Brexit will have a positive impact on their recovery, while more than half admit they still cannot predict how the transition out of the EU will affect their business. And with the UK-EU talks entering their final hours with no sign of a...

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