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Knowledge

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...
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Growth Hub Governance Group - Invitation Open for New Members
The Swindon & Wiltshire Growth Hub is overseen by a Governance Group made up from public sector representatives, business support organisations and m...
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The Swindon Investment Guide
Thinking of relocating your business to the Swindon area?
Visitor Economy Wiltshire
This site offers a comprehensive guide to Wiltshire including accommodation, what's on and visitor attractions. Particularly useful for food and drin...
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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.
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Tackling Swindon's skills gap
A recurring theme that Swindon businesses raise is the trouble they have recruiting highly skilled workers

Resources

Swindon and Wiltshire Initiative

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Help business and communities in Swindon & Wiltshire prosper.

businesswest.co.uk
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SWLEP Rural Economy Sector Group (RESG)

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Come together to identify barriers and create strategic support.

RuralEconomySectorGroup
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The CSR Hub

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The CSR Hub has been created for social ventures in the area to promote the services and support they offer to local business.

The CSR Hub
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The Country Land & Business Association (CLA) - A strong community of owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales.

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With 33,000 members the CLA is the membership organisation for owners of land, property and business in rural England and Wales. The CLA's aims are to: Influence decision-makers Receive expert advice Gain insight on key issues Make valuable connections Access specially selected services The CLA in the South West not only represents the interests of the people who own, farm and manage the land, but it also campaigns for the kind of vibrant and healthy rural economy which supports the beauty of the landscape, the diversity of the environment and the populations of our villages and market towns.

cla.org.uk
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Local Growth Fund

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Growth Deals funds LEPs in response to their bids for investment that could help unlock growth and development within a local economy.

LocalGrowthFund
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Nuclear South West

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Nuclear South West provides a platform for businesses to understand and take advantage of new opportunities.

nuclearsouthwest.co.uk
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Visit England Business Advice Hub

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Helping your tourism business to grow - with practical tips, legal obligations and local support.

www.visitbritain.org
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Visit Britain: Discover England Fund

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£40million funding for tourism projects that support sector growth. Open until 2019.

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Documents

News

Swindon listed building in £12m renovation
Former Paragon laundry to become a hotel -Swindon listed building in £12m renovation
F-TEC continues to expand after three years
The company offers apprenticeships, advanced level courses, thorough examination, diagnostics, safet...
Plans to transform Swindon Town Centre move a step...
Exciting plans to revitalise Fleming Way by creating a new bus interchange have received a significa...
Pulse Power and Measurement expands at Shrivenham
Acquires 2,000 sq ft of additional offices
Business confidence in the South West region incre...
The region moves ahead of national trends
Swindon based Appsbroker among 1000 Companies to I...
Company is Google Cloud’s largest partner in the UK

Insights

Why UK businesses should have support functions outside of London
London is renowned for being the business capital of Europe, and it has the largest technology market of any European city.
Identifying the right office for your business
Choosing the right office for your business doesn’t just ensure you give a good impression to both new and current customers that visit your premises....
Meeting rooms and spaces
Is your business interested in hiring a variety of flexible spaces and meeting rooms for all needs? There are a number of campuses and hub buildings a...

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