Business Planning


Meeting the challenges of growth
As your business grows, different problems and opportunities demand different solutions.
Success Without Sacrifice
Lindsey Burden, an intuitive business coach based in Salisbury, shares her insights into why you need to consider your future business goals before ma...
GH Webinar
Beyond furlough: the future for your business
Consider your (many) options. Plan ahead. Don't assume the worse. Kathryn Roynon, HR Director outlines the many positive options for your busines...
Social Media and your Business
We all use social media today but what is it and how can your business use it?
Setting an internet and e-mail policy in the workplace
An introductory guide for policy setting
Business Continuity Advice & Guidance
How to prepare your business for those small or large things (accidental or deliberate) which may cause unforeseen problems to your business.
Writing a Business Plan
This tool describes what a business plan should include, how to write one and what are its benefits.
Community News
Is your business taking advantage of the latest technology?
Don't fall behind this fast moving industry.
University Level Learning in Wiltshire – An Evolution
The latest insight into the evolving Higher Education landscape across Swindon and Wiltshire and what is available to you as a business and as an indi...
A brief guide to business continuity planning
In this short guide, we will explore how you can prepare for the unforeseen with focus on your IT and business-critical systems.
Choosing and Using an Accountant
This guide explains the services offered by accountants, what to look for when choosing an accountant and how to find and appoint one. It provides inf...
Appointing a Non-Executive Director
This guide looks at the duties involved in the role, the legal responsibilities, the time commitment expected of non-executive directors.
Business in Wiltshire
There are many advantages to starting up in the UK and locating your business in Swindon & Wiltshire gives you the best of both worlds.
Choosing the Right Legal Structure
This factsheet outlines the main legal structures for a business (sole trader, partnership, LTD, LLP and CIC).


Supply chain resliance
Following on from the impact on supply chains during the COVID pandemic and the follow on from the R...
Reversal on Westbury waste facility
Council votes against Northacre plan
New Wadworth brewery plans revealed
Historic company 'needs to modernise'
£24.5m Mechanics' Institute plan
Public use proposal to be discussed.
Thousands of business advisers to offer free servi...
Thousands of expert professional and business services advisers have signed up to offer free online ...
Porton Biopharma Limited licenses Erwinase® to Cli...
Porton Biopharma Limited (PBL) sign new contract with Clinigen Group plc to start in January 2021.
Nationwide scraps plans for business banking
Nationwide changes business plan citing financial implications of COVID-19.
First cross-border ‘powerhouse’ the Western Gatewa...
The Western Gateway complements and develops the excellent work already taken place, supercharging t...
Wiltshire’s jewel in the crown given international...
Porton Science Park is awarded a coveted Life Sciences Opportunity Zone status.
Highways England launch Business Survey - A303 Ame...
To help understand the needs of local companies a new survey has been launched.
Amaroc is moving to larger premises
Builders’ merchant expanding to meet demand
Community News
WH Smith to acquire US group for $400m
Swindon & Wiltshire Brexit Business Support Servic...
A new free and impartial Brexit support, advice and information line to businesses in the area laun...
SMARTech energy plans for expansion this year
Celebrating five years of helping businesses cut energy costs
Launch of Great British High Street Awards 2019
Competition launches in reigning high street champion Crickhowell – nominations are now open.
Community News
Catalent Pharma Solutions to invest £20m in Swindo...
Up to 100 new jobs expected to be created
Business Continuity Awareness Week 2019
Monday 13 May through to Friday 17 May 2019.
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: for research a...
A fund to strengthen UK science and business innovation and take on the biggest challenges that soci...
Making Tax Digital becomes law
New digital tax system to give more than one million businesses more financial control.


Community Insights

Meeting the challenges of growth
As your business grows, different problems and opportunities demand different solutions.
How Instagram and Facebook supporting small businesses via stickers!
We are now 12 weeks into lockdown and with restrictions being gradually lifted, businesses are starting to sell products in different ways.
12 lessons from lockdown
On the 24th March 2020 the Naturally Social team began working from home as lockdown was introduced.
Plan Ahead for Your Future Success
Beyond the devastating human cost of COVID-19, the pandemic has turned the business world on its head. The impact of social distancing is emphasising ...
I'm a business millennial - You need to know how to sell to me.
I’m Jamie Martin and I’m an experienced Sales Trainer. Even more importantly I’m a Business Millennial, born between 1980 and 1994 and I’m a thought l...
Top Tips for Negotiation within a competitive and changing business world!
Negotiation tips for converting business and increasing sales.

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