The Regional Advantage

Why Swindon and Wiltshire are booming for business

Knowledge

report The Swindon Investment Guide
Thinking of relocating your business to the Swindon area? The Swindon Investment Guide contains information on recent economic successes, current pro...
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...
Generating good energy in the area
The Swindon & Wiltshire LEP (SWLEP) is a member of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen initiative and believes it can make a significant contribution national...
advice Tackling Swindon's skills gap
A recurring theme that Swindon businesses raise is the trouble they have recruiting highly skilled workers
guide What makes Wiltshire work?
Wiltshire-based startups seem to have a particularly strong chance of being a success.
guide Starting up 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.

Resources

The Enterprise Network (TEN)

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Business support delivered by TEN, to find out more please contact: info@theenterprisenetwork.co.uk or 01264 848311

theenterprisenetwork.co.uk

Visitor Economy Wiltshire

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This site offers a comprehensive guide to Wiltshire including accommodation, what's on and visitor attractions. Particularly useful for food and drink businesses.

Visit-Wiltshire

Swindon Borough Council News pages

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For the latest news about what is happening in the Borough of Swindon. Including: Communities, Highways and Transport, Health and Wellbeing, Economy and Regeneration, Streetsmart, Children's services, Council and democracy.

Swindon-News

Business and investment

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Help with starting a business, trading standards, tenders and contract opportunities. Information, support and advice for new businesses. Maintain and grow your business in Swindon. Find out about the economic strategy and supporting evidence.

Business

Childcare

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Click on the link below to find out more information about child care providers and if you are entitled to any funding support.

Childcare

Application Tips

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Are you applying for a job? If so you will usually be asked to supply a CV (curriculum vitae) and covering letter, which will show how you are qualified for the job and why you would be the ideal candidate for the role. If the employer believes you meet the criteria for the job you may be invited to interview. Follow the link below for tips for writing a CV an covering letter as well as interview advice produced the National Careers Service and Prospects.

Application-Tips

Working in Wiltshire

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This page contains information and advice for those in work or looking for work. This includes: application tips, vacancies, careers advice, starting a business and more.

Working-in-Wiltshire

Policies and Consultations

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This section contains links to national policies, as well as national and local consultations and other useful links, such as the Business, Energy & Industrial strategy, work and pensions, international trade, environment, food and rural affairs.

Policies-Consultations

News

featured Are you a small business with a big heart?
The Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise (SWLEP) is sponsoring the Wiltshire Business Awards ‘Corpor...
featured Green light for £270m Swindon leisure centre
Plans to build a 500,000 sq ft regional leisure scheme in Swindon have been given the go ahead.
awards 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...
New FSB Business Creation scheme launches
The UK’s thriving start-up scene has spurred Federation of Small Business (FSB) to establish a new m...
featured Wiltshire Business Awards 2018 open for business
More than 100 entrepreneurs, small to medium enterprises, and larger businesses came together at tit...
featured Porton Science Park - a focus for innovation
Porton Science Park is an exciting new addition to the established Porton Science Campus, home to th...

Events

Exhibition The Bath Business Expo 2018
Bath Free
Swindon Expo - The Steam Musuem, 5 July 2018
Swindon Free conference/paid for workshops

Insights