Expert Insights

Advice from the business community of Swindon and Wiltshire

HOW TO CHECK YOUR BUSINESS’ PULSE
A healthy pulse is an important human vital sign. We believe the same could be said for a business,...
3 Tips to Make 2018 Your Best Year in Business
Let’s talk about 3 tips to help you make 2018 your best year in business. Before you head into a new...
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January Newsletter - VocTech Seed provides funding of up to £50,000 for projects up to 12 months in ...
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Roads for the Future - Funding
A share of up to £200,000 is available for ideas to change road design to maximise the benefits of c...
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Top 10 Online Business Tools You Should Be Using!
Alison Edgar 'The Entrepreneur’s Godmother' shares the top 10 online business tools that she uses. ...
Plan it, don't wing it
Plan it, don't wing a phrase true of most things in business and I have blogged many times about the...
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Dyslexia and design - Article from The Design Council
Is Dyslexia a weakness or a strength? Designers discuss how they feel dyslexia enables them to think...
Essential Business Skills
Successful business leaders care for their people, providing opportunities to grow and develop. Succ...
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Global Business Accelerator - visit to Israel
Innovate UK’s Global Business Accelerator Programme, delivered by Enterprise Europe Network, is orga...
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Tax Deadlines in 2018
There are five main types of tax that are relevant to firms: income tax, corporation tax, National I...
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Government Support for Research & Development - Guide
The UK Government, and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, have a ...
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Product Packaging Regulations - Guide
Any business that supplies or sells packaged products must ensure that the packaging complies with p...
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Business Finance Terminology - Glossary
When dealing with your accountant or bank the language used can sometimes sound unfamiliar, even to ...
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How to Forecast Sales - Guide
Sales forecasting is a crucial part of setting up and running a business and is essential for ongoin...
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Costing or Pricing a Product or Service - Guide
Setting the right price for a new product or service can be one of the hardest tasks faced by small ...
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Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) - 2017 End of Year Review
EEN shares some of their work highlights from 2017
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Blog – your opportunity to help develop the hidden workforce
Building Bridges ~ your opportunity to help develop the hidden workforce
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Blog – employers how are you supporting the parents in your workforce?
A recently released article by People Management reveals that 34% of working parents feel that balan...
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Blog – Apprentice Stories
During recent weeks the Routes to Employment team at Wiltshire Council have been out and about meeti...