Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

May 3, 2021
By
4246855-calendar3-150x150

Monday May 3 Bank holiday: Nothing listed Tuesday May 4 Finals: Camellia, Frenkel Topping Group, Microsaic Systems AGMs: Apax Global Alpha, Hammerson, Plus500 Economic announcements: Mortgage approvals, PMI manufacturing, M4 money supply, Consumer credit Wednesday May 5 Final: Wandisco Interims: Cambria Auto, Smiths News, Virgin Money UK Q1 result: Amryt Pharma Trading announcements: Direct Line, Smith & Nephew Thursday May 6 Final: Trainline...

Read more »

Exporters urgently need support to deal with Brexit red tape, says Business West as TCA is ratified

April 30, 2021
By
Exporters urgently need support to deal with Brexit red tape, says Business West as TCA is ratified

Business West, the region’s largest business group, has used the ratification of UK-EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement (TCA) to renew its plea for help for firms hit by Brexit-related red tape. The TCA, the blueprint for free trade between following the UK’s departure from the EU, had been signed on December 30 last year...

Read more »

Marked turnaround in optimism among the region’s small business as lockdown eases

April 28, 2021
By
Marked turnaround in optimism among the region’s small business as lockdown eases

Small business confidence has staged a dramatic recovery in the South West, according to the results of a new survey, as firms look head to life after lockdown. The latest quarterly survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), conducted among its members last month, reveals levels of optimism not seen for nearly seven...

Read more »

Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

April 26, 2021
By
4246855-calendar3-150x150

Monday April 26 Interim: Lok’N Store Group Tuesday April 27 Finals: Anexo Group, Gaming Realms, Inspiration Healthcare Group Interim: Focusrite Q1 result: BP Wednesday April 28 Finals: French Connection, Heiq, LSL Property Services, Property Franchise Group, Sainsbury (J) Interim: AB Dynamics Q1 result: Glaxosmithkline Trading announcements: 1Spatial, Persimmon Thursday April 29 Finals: RTW Venture Fund, Woodbois, Xeros Technology Group Interims: Proactis Holdings, WH Smith Q1...

Read more »

Register now for Swindon Business News’ free webinar: A Brave New World

April 24, 2021
By
Register now for Swindon Business News’ free webinar: A Brave New World

Time is running out to register for Swindon Business News’ exclusive webinar aimed at helping business owners and leaders thrive during these uncertain time. Staged with business development and growth consultants Tinderbox , Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty will be a one-hour interactive and thought-provoking presentation. It takes place this Thursday, April 29, from 9:30am to 10:30am....

Read more »

Survey will shed light on how Swindon’s small manufacturers have coped with Covid

April 24, 2021
By
Survey will shed light on how Swindon’s small manufacturers have coped with Covid

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Swindon’s small and medium-sized manufacturers and their efforts to overcome it will be revealed when the results of the largest survey of its kind are published next month. The city’s manufacturers are being urged to take part in the research, which will also gauge their confidence levels...

Read more »

Free digital support for family firms to future proof them for the next generation

April 22, 2021
By
Free digital support for family firms to future proof them for the next generation

Family-owned firms based in Swindon can get free advice and support on using digital technology to improve and streamline their business processes. The three-month programme, called Evolve Digital, will enable family businesses to identify key areas such as moving into online sales, electronic invoicing or working remotely the where digital technology can benefit them.  It...

Read more »

Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

April 18, 2021
By
4246855-calendar3-150x150

Monday April 19 Final: Churchill China Tuesday April 20 Finals: Filta Group Holdings, Flowtech Fluidpower Interim: AB Foods Q3 result: Petra Diamonds Trading announcements: Avast, City of London Investment Group Economic announcements: Unemployment rate, claimant count rate Wednesday April 21 Finals: Distribution Finance Capital, Pennant International, Wentworth Resources Interim: Carr’s Group Trading announcements: Antofagasta, BHP Group, Quilter, Rio Tinto Economic announcements: Producer price index, Retail...

Read more »

Good Energy powers up its electric vehicle mapping firm with £1m investment

April 18, 2021
By
Good Energy powers up its electric vehicle mapping firm with £1m investment

Green utility group Good Energy has invested a further £1m into the parent company of Zap-Map, the electric vehicle mapping service, to accelerate its growth. Chippenham-headquartered Good Energy already majority owns Next Green Car Ltd following two previous investments, which have helped make Bristol-based Zap-Map a major player in the drive towards zero carbon...

Read more »

Brexit having ‘very substantial impact on exporting’, South West Chambers survey shows

April 18, 2021
By
Brexit having ‘very substantial impact on exporting’, South West Chambers survey shows

Exports by South West businesses have slumped to historic lows as they are hit by higher trade barriers due to Brexit, according to a major new survey. Manufacturers have been impacted most, the research by the British Chambers of Commerce South West shows.  Some 53% of exporters said they had been impacted by the...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across Swindon & Wiltshire for just £70 a month. Email info@swindon-business.net for more information.