Three Swindon companies lead the way for Breast Cancer Campaign

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:25am Friday 31st October 2014

Swindon based vehicle telematics company, CMS SupaTrak, and the TM Group have come together for the second year running, now with their new neighbour Cherwell Software, to support the Breast Cancer Campaign.

Grant Thornton get top government role

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:14am Friday 31st October 2014

Leading financial and business adviser Grant Thornton has been chosen by the government to lead on the development of a new business skills apprenticeship.

SportsDirect opening tomorrow in Cirencester

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:19am Friday 31st October 2014 the UK's number one sports retailer, opens a new store in the Cirencester Retail Park tomorrow.

Soaring Worldwide at new heights

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:21am Friday 31st October 2014

Cirencester-based strategic communications and PR agency Soaring Worldwide has made further appointments as the company continues to grow and take on new clients.

Swindon to be the UK hydrogen centre

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:05am Friday 31st October 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron has let it be known that he wants the UK to be at the forefront of the European hydrogen revolution for the vehicles of the future.

CMS Supatrak in Xledger deal

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:46am Friday 31st October 2014

Swindon-based vehicle telematics specialist CMS SupaTrak has installed cutting edge cloud-based software provided by Xledger as part of an overhaul of its systems.

Caution urged over rates rise

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:49am Thursday 30th October 2014

Interest rates can be kept at their current record low level for longer than first thought, the Bank of England’s deputy governor has said.

Building society £4.1m over mortgage failings

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:51am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Yorkshire Building Society has been fined £4.1m by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to deal properly with customers who had fallen behind with mortgage payments.

Yet another top award for Whatley Manor

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:06am Thursday 30th October 2014

Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa with two of its staff received top honours at the inaugural Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards.

£4m fine for Yorkshire Building Society

Wiltshire Business Online:

7:58am Thursday 30th October 2014

Yorkshire Building Society has today been fined £4,135,600 for failings when dealing with its mortgage customers experiencing payment difficulties.

Twitter users grow but its shares slide

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Twitter has reported a doubling in sales and a 23 per cent increase in the number of active users of its micro-blogging site for the third quarter.

National Grid warns of winter power drop

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE National Grid has warned that its capacity to supply electricity this winter will be at a seven-year low due to generator closures and breakdowns.

Job vacancies reach a high

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:02pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Job vacancies reached a post-recession high last month, up by a quarter from a year ago to more than 900,000, new research has shown.

PM is facing an uphill struggle

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:21pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The European Union has introduced more than a thousand new business regulations since the UK Government challenged it to cut red tape a year ago, according to a new report.

The spice is right for businesswoman Beckham

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:59pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Spice Girl turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham has topped a list of Britain’s 100 foremost entrepreneurs in 2014, according to a leading business magazine.

PROPERTY: with Andrew J Kilpatrick

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:15pm Friday 24th October 2014

With the effects of the UK’s economic recovery now showing in commercial property markets beyond London, the latest RICS Commercial Market Survey reporting a strengthening recovery in regional markets and the supply of property contracting at the fastest rate in 10 years, there is new confidence in the market.

A bright tomorrow

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

Three apprentices are plugging into a new career at energy firm SSE, where, as engineers and electricians of the future, they will be learning how to keep Wiltshire’s lights on and homes warm.

Grants are jobs boost

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

The Gateway for Growth programme has now awarded £750,000 to businesses in Wiltshire, to help them grow and reach their commercial potential.

Win an office party

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:07pm Friday 24th October 2014

Calling all bosses who run the many and varied small businesses in and around the greater Swindon area which make a great contribution to the general economic prosperity of the town and the Wiltshire region.

LAW: with Lauren Harkin

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:03pm Friday 24th October 2014

The number of employment tribunal claims continues to plummet, according to recent Ministry of Justice statistics. The most recent Employment Tribunal quarterly statistics for April to June 2014 show that there has been a huge 70 per cent drop in the number of single claims presented to employment tribunals in comparison to the same quarter in 2013.

Mum’s passion for floral creation blooms

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

Like family, like daughter.

Awards are an asset

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:58pm Friday 24th October 2014

One of the most fervent supporters and stalwarts of the Wiltshire Business awards is Mainline Employment, which has been actively involved with them for almost ten years.

Motor firm builds for future with purchase of its headquarters

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:52pm Friday 24th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM Motor Company says it has taken an important step in building a prosperous future by buying the freehold of its headquarters at Bumpers Farm Estate in Chippenham for a a significant seven figure sum.

A cake walk for Nationwide star

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

Nationwide Building Society worker Laura Hogg is one in 17,000.

FINANCE: with Simon Tombs

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:46pm Friday 24th October 2014

The publication of the manufacturing manifesto by the MHA group of accountants makes for interesting reading.

Holiday tycoons

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:42pm Friday 24th October 2014

A GROUP of village youngsters have become landlords to raise cash for their youth club.

FINANCE: with Rob Beale

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

May you live in interesting times is an expression that perhaps nicely sums up where we are from a business perspective.

Confidence buillding

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:36pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO of Devizes’ biggest employers are preparing for expansion as they put the problems of the recession behind them.

First word: Be positive

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:31pm Friday 24th October 2014

Nicky Alberry, chair of Influence, looks at the reasons for Swindon to be positive about its immediate future

Business show backs drive for local trade

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

As part of the national Keep Trade Local initiative run by the Federation of Small Businesses, FSB Swindon is sponsoring a business-to-business trade exhibition organised by Outset Swindon during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Wind blows nuclear plants off generating perch

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:06pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

British wind farms generated more power than nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

The Chancellor looks like breaking promise

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:27pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Government borrowing rose to £11.8bn in September, an increase of £1.6bn from a year earlier, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Borrowing against home equity at highest level

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:25pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Borrowing drawing on the equity tied up in people’s property has hit its highest quarterly level since records began in 2002, figures show.

Ford invests £190m in low carbon engine

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

David Cameron has welcomed a £190 million investment by Ford as a “vote of confidence” in the Government’s economic plan.

Find out about rail electrification

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:13am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Network Rail will be exhibiting the proposals for the Great Western Electrification from 12pm until 6pm tomorrow in Wiltshire County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge.

Class act to follow

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

As part of its expansion across the South West, education recruitment specialist Classpeople has chosen to develop its new senior management team from within the company itself.

Humidifier from Dyson

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:09am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Dyson has diversified from its well-known vacuum cleaners and fans with the launch of its first humidifier.

New property firm takes off

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:44pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Daniel Smethurst has launched Smethurst Property Consultants, a commercial property agency focused on the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire region.

IT support company hires manager for sales team

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:42pm Thursday 16th October 2014

EXPANDING IT support company Sensata has appointed a new manager to the sales team, Darren Beggan, who brings a wealth of experience from sales and the IT industry.

£1.25m Salisbury guesthouse for sale

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:03pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Lancers House, a superb multi-award winning guesthouse in Salisbury has been brought to the market by specialist property adviser Christie + Co.

WHSmith profits up nine per cent

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:33am Thursday 16th October 2014

WH Smith, the stationery and bookstore chain, has reported a rise in full-year profits after a strong performance.

Abbey Clancy rocks it with Vauxhall and James Brown

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:22am Thursday 16th October 2014

Vauxhall Motors and James Brown proudly present The Vauxhalls – a short film bringing to life the liberating sound and style of rock and roll.

Heritage Motor Centre plans Toy Fair

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:08am Thursday 16th October 2014

The successful Toy and Collectors Fair returns to the Heritage Motor Centre on Sunday 23 November from 10am – 5pm.

Pass my parcel with Smiths News

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:03am Thursday 16th October 2014

Smiths News, the UK’s leading newspaper and magazine wholesaler has announced the official launch of ‘Pass My Parcel’, a new wholly owned parcel delivery service with Amazon as its launch client.

Firms offered legal advice on sick days

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:01pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Basepoint Swindon has invited Nicola Whiteside, a representative from Peninsula Business Services, to talk about absenteeism in the workplace at its Networking Hub on Monday, October 27.

New face at the helm of the region’s CBI

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:03pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

The new chairman of the CBI South West is Steve West, the vice-chancellor of the University of the West of England.

Plastic waste to oil firm given backing

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:03pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

EcoMachines Incubator, the seed fund and accelerator for startups in the energy and resource efficiency space, has announced its investment in Recycling Technologies, a company that recycles plastic waste into a clean heavy fuel oil alternative.

Hydrogen cars to get £11m funding

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:12pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

The arrival of hydrogen cars on UK roads is a step closer as the Business Minister Matthew Hancock announced up to £11m of funding.

Old Masters going cheap

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:15pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

If you’ve always fancied having a Rembrandt, a Rubens, or a Raphael to hang on your wall, but can’t afford the multi-million-pound price tag, Cotswold auctioneer Moore Allen And Innocent can offer an alternative.

Companies combine to think outside the box

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:08pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

The Wiltshire-based GWP Group has joined with several other like-minded independent box-makers across the UK to form a shared corrugated sheet manufacturing business named CorrBoard UK.

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