Tuesday, July 25, 2017

‘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...

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...

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...