Expert Insights

Advice from the business community of Swindon and Wiltshire

Why Businesses use Coaching and Mentoring
The uses of coaching and mentoring to support business owners
case study Ludgershall couple's double celebration – in love and in business!
Clearly Software
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery
report The Swindon Investment Guide
Thinking of relocating your business to the Swindon area? The Swindon Investment Guide contains inf...
Wiltshire Bridge
Travel & Tourism Visitor Economy Wiltshire
This site offers a comprehensive guide to Wiltshire including accommodation, what's on and visitor a...
Business Expansion and Management Development - Porton
case study A Recipe for Success; Business Expansion and Management Development
Porton Biopharma Limited
case study Higher Futures, Learning and Development, using a love of the past to go forward into the future
Help for Heroes
case study Marketing That Drives Sales
Helen Baker Fabric Design
case study Wiltshire entrepreneur fills gap in niche fabric market
Helen Baker Fabric Design
Made Smarter
report Independent report - Made Smarter Review
An industry-led review exploring how UK manufacturing can maximise benefits of digital technology th...
guide An Introduction to Business Regulations when Starting Up
This guide identifies the major business regulations and obligations that will affect the start up o...
Photo of man sat at a desk on an apple mac laptop
advice Tax relief and incentives for businesses
As part of the overall funding landscape, there are plenty of government schemes and incentives avai...
guide Preparing Your Organisation For Growth
Companies that address their organizational weaknesses as they implement growth strategies give them...
guide Health & Safety
This introductory guide explains the main steps that must be taken to ensure that an employer compli...
planning to do list
advice Regulations Covering Lifting and Manual Handling in the Workplace
This guide explains the requirements of the Regulations and provides information about how to comply...
guide Redundancy Legislation & Procedure
This guide gives an overview of an employee's legal rights, and the procedures that employers should...
advice Apprenticeships for Small Business
This guide provides an overview of apprenticeships for small business and describes the benefits to ...
Market Information and Statistics
This factsheet provides an overview of some of the main sources of market information and statistica...
Developing a Marketing Plan
Developing a marketing plan is one of the most effective ways for a small business to survive and th...
Generating good energy in the area
The Swindon & Wiltshire LEP (SWLEP) is a member of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen initiative and believ...
SME Builders
advice Why we need to provide the best business support to SME Builders
There are many reasons why we need to provide SME builders with all the business support we can.