Thursday, November 15, 2018

Business News

Swindon Social Enterprise Network (SSEN) formally launched

The new Swindon Social Enterprise Network (SSEN) was formally launched today; Wednesday 14thNovember at the Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square, SN1 5BP. As part of the launch a 4 minute film, produced by Create Studios, about the two Social Enterprises (SE’s) operated by the...

MHA Monahans wins second national award

Chartered Accountancy firm MHA Monahans has continued its recent success winning the Large Firm of the Year Award at the IRIS Customer Awards.  This award is the second that the firm has won in recent months, having won the category of Practice Growth Firm...

Ten years and counting for Shane

Independent recruitment firm 24-7 Staffing has celebrated the tenth anniversary of branch manager Shane Stevens.

Shane, whose background was in transport and warehousing, joined 24-7 Staffing in 2008, starting at the Chippenham head office.

In 2010 he took up the challenge to build and make a...

Debenhams confirm store closure plans

Debenhams has confirmed plans to close up to 50 of its 160 stores, leaving around 4,000 jobs at risk.

The closures will take place over a three to five year period and will be on top of the 10 stores already earmarked for closure.

Debenhams is...

Get ready for Brexit with Business West

As the Brexit negotiations enter a crucial phase, the level of noise coming out of Brussels and Westminster has reached fever pitch, making it increasingly difficult for businesses to plan for life outside the EU.

While opinion and misinformation is everywhere, facts are painfully thin...

Debenhams expected to announce store closures this week


Debenhams is understood to be considering closing a number of its UK stores according to the Telegraph today.

The 205 year old department store is reported to be looking at closing up to 50 UK stores.

If reports in the Telegraph are to believed closures are...

Wasdell continues to expand IT team

Wasdell has appointed Stephen Cox as Senior Information Technologist to develop technology and support productivity and efficiency across the business.

Stephen was formerly an intern at Wasdell during his year in industry as part of his BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business at UWE,...