Swindon & Wiltshire Business News
A Wiltshire entrepreneur has told delegates at a global climate change conference that attitudinal barriers to meeting Britain's power needs with renewable energy have disappeared.
Juliet Davenport, founder and CEO of Chippenham-based Good Energy, which has been providing customers with electricity sourced from renewable energy since 2003, was speaking at the United Nations COP25 climate summit in Madrid.
Energy reduction specialist SMARTech has appointed Clive Milner to its management team, in the newly created role of general manager.
With more than 20 years’ experience within senior operational roles and 14 years as an Officer in the British Army, Clive will head up SMARTech energy’s management team and support the company in its growth ambitions within the energy management sector.
If you have been following the Brexit drama lately, you might have heard an advert about a new scheme designed to allow EU, EEA and Swiss workers to stay, live and work here in the UK. This is regardless of whether we leave the EU with a deal or without one and it applies to family members as well.
But just what is this EU Settlement Scheme and how will it affect the temporary and permanent workforce here in the UK?
Swindon businesses on the hunt for new recruits are being invited to cast their nets at careers fair JobFest 2020.
Hundreds of job seekers – including young people ready to make their first foray into the world of work – are expected to attend the sixth annual event, which will be held on Tuesday, 4 February at Steam Museum.
A Swindon company whose innovative new technology converts plastic waste back into oil has joined forces with energy company Total and global brands Nestlé and Mars to develop an industrial chemical recycling industry in France.
The new consortium has been formed in response to a call for projects made by French packaging compliance scheme Citeo to promote eco-design and recycling and recovery projects for plastic and paper.
Building firm Stonewood, a specialist in high-specification refurbishment, conversion, and bespoke construction projects, has branched out into housing development with a 38-home project in north Wiltshire.
Somerbrook, at Brook Farm in Great Somerford, is the first foray into development for Stonewood Partnerships, a new offshoot of the Stonewoood Group.
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