Swindon & Wiltshire Business News

Property developers secure planning permission for 1,550 homes in Swindon

Great Stall East


Swindon-based property developer Capital Land Property Group has secured planning permission from Swindon Borough Council for Great Stall East, Gateway of the New Eastern Villages (NEV) development which is set to transform the eastern side of the town.

Founded in 2014 by Swindon developer Jeremy Francis, Capital Land will deliver a minimum of 1,550 homes along with a primary and secondary school within the Great Stall East development.

Law firm shines a spotlight on the workforce of the future

Malcolm Gregory


Expert insight into the workforce of the future and how best employers can navigate the associated legal and management issues has been shared by Royds Withy King and practical futurist Andrew Grill.

This week the firm's Swindon-based employment partner, Malcolm Gregory, joined the former IBM global managing partner to deliver a webinar exploring the transformation of the workplace since the coronavirus pandemic and how this will play going forward as businesses take tentative steps back into the workplace.

Mental health in the spotlight for network’s presentation

Gail McKay


The way in which business people are coping during the pandemic and its effects on mental health will be explored in an online presentation called Who Knew: The New Normal.

The talk on Thursday, September 17 will be delivered by mental health instructor Gail McKay, who runs Swindon-based Integra Wellbeing.

Seventeen new recruits at finance firm


Expanding financial services firm Old Mill has taken on 17 new recruits – despite the pandemic.

Old Mill, which has offices in Melksham, Somerset and Devon, offers business, tax and wealth management advice to businesses and individuals.

'Winner' scoops more accolades

Denise O'Leary with WINNER


A book about winning business awards has won an international competition.

Bid-writing and marketing expert Denise O'Leary wrote WINNER – How to WIN Business Awards after finding early career success in entering business competitions.

Corsham firms play a part in fight against Covid

Leafield Industrial Estate


Two companies involved in supplying products to combat the Covid-19 pandemic have moved into new premises at Corsham’s Leafield Industrial Estate.

Medical Wire and Equipment Company and Glentham Life Sciences have both taken 20,000 sq ft units, in deals facilitated by HPH Commercial Property.

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