Monday, August 21, 2017

New software is just the job for Swindon recruiter

LEADING Swindon recruiter Field has invested in new high end software to help improve services to its clients and candidates. The Commercial Road-based company, which has been in the town for more than 40 years, has migrated to a new...

‘Record level’ of industrial property take-up despite Brexit vote

THE take-up of industrial and warehouse premises grew in 2016 by 50% in Swindon, according to property experts Whitmarsh Lockhart, who handled three quarters of the total floorspace transacted in the town. Across the Swindon last year, over 1.4 million...

New training package targets young professionals

A NEW training programme for young professionals has been launched in Swindon. Anne Messer, managing director of Bespoke Training Services, has created a new ‘Young Talent’ training programme aimed at 18 to 26-year-old young professionals. Her new package is designed to...

Young boxers boosted by recruitment specialist

A CHARITY that supports young people in Swindon has been given a boost by local recruitment specialist Aligra with a £500 donation. Aligra MD Mark Neilson said: “Aligra has been a supporter of Scrappers for a number of years and...

Pension auto enrolment set to sweep up ‘micro’ businesses

IT'S a crucial year for small and micro businesses now being drawn into the Government’s staff auto enrolment pension programme, says Jeremy Leslie-Smith, of The Pensions Regulator. He told Swindon Auto Enrolment Support group that although the amount of penalties...

Brexit volatility creates boom time for British exporters

CURRENT market volatility is creating ample opportunity for British exporters, according to Barclays. The fall in Sterling is boosting the price competitiveness of British products and services overseas. With UK business confidence having fallen, Barclays is supporting SMEs wanting to...

Sara Tye to address local entrepreneurs at StartUp 2016! Swindon

SARA Tye, the award-winning entrepreneur, top 500 international PR and business development expert, will be the keynote speaker at StartUp 2016! Swindon on Saturday 16 January. Her talk, ‘Always #aheadofthecurve’, will inspire and educate entrepreneurs setting out on their professional journey. Sara...

Two speakers confirmed as Swindon Chamber host corporate insight dinner

SWINDON Chamber of Commerce will be holding a corporate insight dinner at the Marriott Hotel in town on Tuesday January 26. The theme of the dinner is Continuity, Disruption & Evolution and there are two speakers Stewart Wright of YourDMS and Paul Marchment of Arval BNP Paribas Group. During...

New division sees healthy increase in business for 24/7 Staffing

AN independent recruitment company’s specialist training division, set up to meet the growing needs of the healthcare sector and a skills shortage, is now a fast-growing part of the business. Chippenham-based 24-7 Staffing created its healthcare division just over a...

Chippenham recruitment firm leads fight against poverty

RECRUITMENT company 24-7 Staffing has become a platinum sponsor for Business against Poverty, a social enterprise of the charity People against Poverty. Business against Poverty is an accredited membership community which has its base in Wiltshire, operates across the South...