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Slough means new business

17 September 2014

Slough is second only to London for net new business creation in the UK a new report has found

Report on Jobs shows strongest demand for permanent staff since 1998, says KPMG

17 September 2014

The demand for permanent staff in the south rose in August, extending the current sequence of growth to exactly five years, according to The Report on Jobs: South*, which contains original data from the survey of recruitment and employment consultants in the south of England (excluding London). Moreover, the rate of expansion in demand was the fastest since March 1998, and stronger than all other English regions surveyed. Similarly, demand for temp staff increased at the strongest rate since June 1998.

Slough: New business centre to boost Santander's support in Thames Valley

08 September 2014

Santander Corporate & Commercial is opening a new Corporate Business Centre in Slough to strengthen its support for local businesses and extend its presence in the region

Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership update

08 September 2014

Have your say on our ambitious plan for growth in the Thames Valley Berkshire sub region

Inspiring the Future Workforce at the Thames Valley Skills Show Experience

08 September 2014

The Thames Valley Skills Show Experience, on 14th October 2014, will be the largest skills event for young people that Berkshire has ever seen. The event will provide "hands-on" experiences that will inspire young people to get excited about the world of work and explore further education, skills and apprenticeships.

Thames Valley Berkshire LEP commits £7.25m of capital to create next generation business in the sub region

27 August 2014

The Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (TVB LEP) has committed £7.3 million of capital to create a new Funding Escalator, which will offer finance to SMEs that can deliver growth, in line with the remit given to LEPs by government.

Investment and transport links helping Slough businesses thrive

21 August 2014

Continued investment and good transport links in Slough continue to be strong attractions for thriving businesses in the town.

Commuters encouraged to sign up to Slough's 'Boris Bikes'

13 August 2014

Commuters are being encouraged to sign up to Slough's own 'Boris Bikes' scheme in a bid to slash the £34m cost of congestion.

ConnectTVT launches Berkshire's first pop-up innovation hub for Thames Valley Tech entrepreneurs

13 August 2014

The GROW@Green Park hub will offer a three-month residency for tech entrepreneurs, which includes access to premium workspace, industry experts and business mentors. Applications are now open for places.

Thames Valley: Expansion triggers corporate relocation, reports LSH

11 August 2014

Continued economic growth and business expansion are fuelling an increasing number of business relocations across the Thames Valley region, according to the latest edition of Lambert Smith Hampton's (LSH's) annual Thames Valley Office Market Report.

Growth Deal will allow for 'progression' of major projects

11 August 2014

A boost in investment for Berkshire worth £96.6m from the Government will allow for the 'progression' of major projects in the area.

New report claims third runway at Heathrow could make the aircraft noise quieter

24 July 2014

Noise from Heathrow could affect up to 326,000 fewer people, even with a new runway, according to a new report published by the airport.

University announces major investment for Science and Innovation Park

24 July 2014

The University of Reading has announced its commitment to develop a new Science and Innovation Park at the heart of the Thames Valley with an investment of up to £50 million to establish the site infrastructure and phase one construction.

Western Rail Access to Heathrow

24 July 2014

Western Rail Access to Heathrow (WRAtH) is a proposed rail link between Reading and Heathrow, via Maidenhead/Twyford and Slough.

Thames Valley Business Reject New Estuary Airport

11 July 2014

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, on Monday 1st July 2014, chaired a debate in Parliament at which business leaders from the Thames Valley made clear their opposition to proposals to build a new airport in the Thames Estuary to the east of London

Letter signed by Ricky Gervais from demolished building

11 July 2014

Bidding will start for the 'O' from the 'Crossbow House' sign of the building next week to raise cash for two young people's charities, including Slough-based Pitstop.

Economic confidence remains at record high levels for Thames Valley Businesses

04 July 2014

The latest Thames Valley Business Barometer recorded a staggering swing in confidence levels from 31% to 90% during the last year, demonstrating how the mood of the region has altered.

Heathrow growth plan wins Chinese support

04 July 2014

As plans to increase trade between China and the UK continue to develop, Liu Xiaoming, China's ambassador to Britain, confirmed his support for an increase in Heathrow's capacity at a London conference on Friday June 13.

Buckinghamshire: B P Collins chief executive becomes Chamber president

25 June 2014

Karl Wingfield, chief executive at Buckinghamshire-based law firm B P Collins LLP, has been elected as the new president/lead ambassador of Buckinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (part of the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group), replacing Alastair Pike.

South East: Deputy prime minister supports region's businesses with £200m Regional Growth Fund pot

25 June 2014

Businesses in the South East can bid for a share of £200 million, the deputy prime minister has announced as he launched round six of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).

Bodytechnics - 10% discount on paint and labour costs

Toyota Material Handling -  Special offer on short term hire

X1 Limited - Free print audit

Coporate Health Limited - 10% discount off first aid courses

I & A Car Services - M.O.T discount

Paragon Multimedia Limited - Free audio-visual health check & consultation

Ecolab Pest Elimination - 10% off services

Stobys Fish Bar - Free bottle of wine

The Christopher Hotel Bar & Grill - 10% off room rates

Identity Hair Salon - 15% discount

Health Matters 360 - 10% off workshop bookings

GOGO's - 10% discount off all food orders

Servicespeed - 15% discount on electrical repairs

Bluehat UK Limited - Complimentary particpants on events

Corporate Health Limited - Offer on life saving defibrillators


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