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Support for Businesses through Funding and Finance
A review of a few of the sources of Business Support and Funding
Young Entrepreneurs Swindon Network Launch - The Purpose of Networks
Thursday 31 January sees the launch of the Young Entrepreneurs Swindon Network but what is the purpose of business network groups?
The Apprenticeship Levy Across Swindon & Wiltshire – Beyond Year One
Looking at the impact of the Apprenticeship Levy in Swindon & Wiltshire.
Support for High Growth Business in Swindon & Wiltshire
One option If you are a growing business and looking for support and advice to aid your growth is Inspire, one of our local Chambers of Commerce organ...
Rural Economic Study for Swindon and Wiltshire
Swindon and Wiltshire LEP recognises that there are gaps in knowledge about the rural economy of the area. This Rural Economic Study has been develope...
Higher Education Strategy
See the latest updates on the SWLEP Higher Education Strategy and access the downloads
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What makes Wiltshire work?
Wiltshire-based startups seem to have a particularly strong chance of being a success.

News

Reversal on Westbury waste facility
Council votes against Northacre plan
Idverde wins Wiltshire Streetscene contract
£4.5m a year contract runs for five years
Councils to boost homeowner solar power
Wiltshire scheme to be cost effective
New solar farm for Warminster
Work begins on Centrica project.
Avon Protection's performance recovers
But profitability impacted by weaker sales
Local Economic Assessment
Swindon and Wiltshire is an area of major economic significance; attracting substantial overseas and...
Employer Apprenticeship Survey
An apprenticeship research project carried out by Wiltshire Council to gather data to support and pr...
Wiltshire firms shine at regional awards
Five businesses from Wiltshire made the hotly-contested shortlist for the biggest awards contest fo...
Government unveils levelling up plan that will tra...
Michael Gove to unveil the government’s flagship Levelling Up White Paper, setting out a plan to tra...
Applications open for hospitality and leisure busi...
The Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant for businesses is now available to apply for in Swindon an...
Eco-efficient homes for Devizes
£21m Wiltshire project planned
Wincanton profits soar on new business
Revenue grows by nearly 30 per cent
Half Moon Bay takes new premises
Lease for Melksham giftware company
Old Mill relocates to Chippenham
Part of overall expansion plans
Growth Hub Newsletter
The programme is offering eligible small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Swindon & Wiltshire ...
Good Energy confident on prices
'Hedging will protect customers'
Stonewood named as UK Master Builder
Historic restoration work acclaimed
Swindon magnet company acquired
Bunting takes over MagDev
Minister visits the Swindon and Wiltshire Institut...
Working adults across the region will be offered free digital skills courses delivered by the IoT as...
Corporate Events expanding
Live events now returning .
Wiltshire company raises £860,000
E-wallet platform plans launch
Wincanton to acquire Cygnia Logistics
E-commerce capability to be strengthened
Vacancy: Skills Adviser – Swindon & Wiltshire Loca...
Do you want to be part of a team which supports our local business community to thrive?
£1.1m investment at MJ Church
Fleet of dumper trucks extended.
The Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub takes on additional ro...
The Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub, which has proved a lifeline to many local residents during the pandemic...
Advance Insurance Agencies acquired
Jensten Group to take over offices.
Siemens wins 'net zero carbon' role
Assisting UK entities achieve goals.
Firms Flock to Stonehenge Road Project
More than 150 companies have now signed up to be a part of Highways England’s A303 Amesbury to Berwi...
Wincanton wins Dobbies contract
Addition to eCommerce portfolio.
Knorr-Bremse wins major China contract
Braking and other systems for metro.
Businesses urged to get involved in major A303 Sto...
Highways England wants smaller companies to play their part in the A303 Stonehenge upgrade.
Vectura signs US licence deal
Boost for Wiltshire medical company.
Use less energy, says Good Energy
Campaign said to be a UK first.
Action Learning programme for women in business ac...
Action learning programme for women leading SME's and not-for-profit businesses across Swindon and W...
Wiltshire's 'most dynamic' companies
Local businesses in LSE listing.
GWP Group sales soar by £1m
Packaging company's rapid growth.
Hydrogen deal with South Korea
Opportunities for Wiltshire companies
Wiltshire named UK's Best Tourist Destination
Wiltshire has been named the UK's best tourist destination.
Solar power a step closer for Calne
A community scheme to increase the supply of renewable energy to Calne in Wiltshire is a step closer...
Big Wiltshire companies form new group
Aim to develop manufacturing in the local area from the Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative Manufacturing...
Avon wins new US defence contract
Avon Rubber expect first order to the US Department of Defense shortly.
New contract won by Wincanton
eFulfilment solutions for Dwell contract won by Wiltshire-based Wincanton.
Avon Protection wins major NATO order
Avon Protection win major NATO contract To supply FM50 mask systems.
Early signs of job market recovery in Swindon and ...
Dragana Houston dives into the Swindon and Wiltshire job market to discover less signs of decline as...
Have you dreamt of being a firefighter?
The search is on for new recruits at Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service to be on-call firefi...
Community News
Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub launches new comm...
Exclusive offers for businesses who join the Growth Hub
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Launch of Great British High Street Awards 2019
Competition launches in reigning high street champion Crickhowell – nominations are now open.
Community News
Scisys wins more EU funded satellite work
Securing two orders with a combined €9.7m (£8.4m)
New Avon Rubber contract worth $16.6m
Wiltshire company wins third major contract this year
Community News
Wiltshire-based Evaporate moving to a new HQ
New office space enables business to grow
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Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership B...
SWLEP are looking to local business leaders to strengthen their Board.
Government backs £21m Institute of Technology for ...
Crucial project will help support the vision and focus on developing opportunities and growth for Sw...
Community News
Wincanton renews Valero contract
New deal will run for five years
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What support is available for my small business?
Our modern Industrial Strategy is helping to support small businesses and improve productivity acros...
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Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub enters into colla...
The Growth Hub announces a partnership with Europe’s leading grants database.
Salisbury Charter Market – support for traders
The Salisbury Charter Market traders will be given a 20% off discount on market fees by Salisbury Ci...
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Funding call for reducing plastic pollution: ocean...
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop solutions that tackle the environ...
Opening of business applications for the new UK In...
UK businesses can now apply to be included on a list of businesses able to support overseas firms to...
The 2018 SWLEP Annual Report
The Swindon & Wiltshire Local Economic Partnership (SWLEP) has published its 2018 Annual Report
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"Shining a Light" - Wiltshire Business Awards
As proud sponsors of the Wiltshire Business "Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility Awar...
What does 2018 look like for Swindon and Wiltshire...
The Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise (SWLEP) looks at what 2018 holds for the area.
Are you a small business with a big heart?
The Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise (SWLEP) is sponsoring the Wiltshire Business Awards ‘Corpor...
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Could you be the South West FSB Small Business of ...
The South West awards final will be held at Somerset County Cricket Ground, Taunton on 20th February...
Wiltshire Business Awards 2018 open for business
More than 100 entrepreneurs, small to medium enterprises, and larger businesses came together at tit...

Community Insights

Young Entrepreneurs Swindon Network Launch - The Purpose of Networks
Thursday 31 January sees the launch of the Young Entrepreneurs Swindon Network but what is the purpose of business network groups?
The Apprenticeship Levy Across Swindon & Wiltshire – Beyond Year One
Looking at the impact of the Apprenticeship Levy in Swindon & Wiltshire.
Support for High Growth Business in Swindon & Wiltshire
One option If you are a growing business and looking for support and advice to aid your growth is Inspire, one of our local Chambers of Commerce organ...
Rural Economic Study for Swindon and Wiltshire
Swindon and Wiltshire LEP recognises that there are gaps in knowledge about the rural economy of the area. This Rural Economic Study has been develope...
Higher Education Strategy
See the latest updates on the SWLEP Higher Education Strategy and access the downloads
Wiltshire College Apprenticeships
Wiltshire College offer apprenticeship provision in more than 30 areas across Wiltshire and neighbouring counties.

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