Swindon & Wiltshire Business News

Husband and wife team join Swindon office of law firm

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David and Rosie Peters


Husband and wife team David and Rosie Peters have joined the Swindon office of law firm Forrester Sylvester Mackett.

David joined FSM Solicitors in October, having specialised in residential conveyancing since qualifying as a Solicitor in 2016. He has dealt with a wide range of sales, purchases and property work, including registered and unregistered property, freehold and leasehold, buy to let, new builds, shared ownership situations, re-mortgage and transfer of equity.

Europe's first working 3D-printed electric vehicle launched in Swindon

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Bob Bradley and David Speight with the Chameleon


Engineering firm Scaled has used lockdown to get Europe's first 3D printed electric vehicle ready for trials.

Based at the Rushy Platt Industrial Estate in Swindon, David Speight and Bob Bradley have been using this tricky time to move towards their vision of being able to create a fully-functioning electric vehicle for a single passenger using large scale 3D printing technology.

Expert opinion: The one thing businesses can do right now to prepare for Brexit

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James Monk


Brexit is all rather tricky for companies at the moment because they are confused. They just don’t know what to do. They have seen negotiations in full flow, they have seen them stop and now start again this week.

Companies have been marched up the proverbial hill and told that they must get things ready for Brexit and EU transition, but had a number of false dawns. So I am not surprised that firms are confused and don’t know what to do.

Estate agent appoints new head of residential sales

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Laurie Kavanagh


Independent estate agents and chartered surveyor Myddelton & Major has appointed a new head of residential sales at its Salisbury office.

Laurie Kavanagh brings 16 years of extensive experience working for local and national firms, selling city centre houses, flats, village properties and new developments.

Brewery parts ways with CEO and announces sale of 21 pubs

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Devizes-based brewer Wadworth has announced the sale of 21 pubs and confirmed the imminent departure of CEO Chris Welham.

Wadworth confirmed this morning that it has sold 21 pubs to Channel Islands-based Liberation Group, the owners of owners of Bristol’s Butcombe Brewing Co, for an undisclosed sum.

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