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Slough Borough Council announces school initiative: Around the world in seven days

22 May 2015

Children from 20 schools across Slough will participate in a simulated trip around the world as part of Walk to School Week from 18 to 22 May.

Slough: Office development in Bath Road indicates town's changing fortunes, says LSH

22 May 2015

Commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has been appointed to let 234 Bath Road, one of the major office developments and is a substantial investment by the town's biggest and most authoritative land owner. This is a positive move for the local business community shows a positive change in the town's fortunes and signals plans for the future of Slough.

Thames Valley: Conservative Government receives resilient business community

15 May 2015

The conservative government will take on a confident business community however discrete instability is an issue according the new Business Trends report released by BDO.

Investors looking beyond London to smaller cities, says JLL

06 May 2015

According to a new report released by JLL Investors are now searching beyond London and the 'Big Six' to the office markets of smaller towns and cities such as Portsmouth, Southampton and Bournemouth for investment prospects

Shocking number of SMEs don't have a business plan

06 May 2015

It has been revealed that almost a third of SME's in the South East region do not have a solid business plan according to new research by Close Brothers Asset Finance.

New Hub For Sick Children

30 April 2015

A new support hub for sick children and families opens in Slough

Success for Thames Valley Berkshire Funding Escalator

30 April 2015

The Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership in association with the FSE Group is pleased to announce winning the Alternative Lender of Year Award at a ceremony last night.

Prince visits Slough paint firm

22 April 2015

Prince Andrew visited AkzoNobel's head offices in Slough last week, in his first public appearance since sexual allegations made against him were struck from US court records.

Thames Valley Berkshire Expansion Loan Secured for Redbox Mobile

22 April 2015

Redbox Mobile has demonstrated promising growth prospects, attracting support from the Thames Valley Berkshire Funding Escalator for the second time.

Liftshare website launches for workers on Slough Trading Estate

15 April 2015

Workers on the Slough Trading Estate are being urged to sign up to a new website for car sharing to help reduce congestion whilst cutting costs.

Businesses recognised at initial Slough Business Awards

08 April 2015

Following the recent Slough Business Awards, local companies have received wider recognition for their successes. Over 250 guests attended the fantastic evening of awards and celebration as Slough honoured its leading businesses at the event.

Slough Borough Council's very first Economic Growth Conference

02 April 2015

This week a large number of businesses came together at Slough Borough Council's first ever Economic Growth Conference. The aim of the conference was to discuss how the borough can maintain its position as a world class destination for business and also to celebrate Slough's success. The theme of the day was that if businesses work together, then they can make a bigger impact.

Lord Hesseltine signs £107m growth deal for Thames Valley Berkshire

02 April 2015

This week, the Former Deputy Prime Minister, The Rt Hon. the Lord Heseltine signed the Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership Growth Deal at the LEP Network Conference in London.

Thames Valley Berkshire to benefit from £25 million European funding

25 March 2015

Businesses and communities across Thames Valley Berkshire will have a chance to benefit from up to £25 million of European funding for growth and jobs now that the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme has been launched by the government.

Superfast Berkshire programme makes fibre broadband available to 10,000 more homes and businesses

25 March 2015

This week it was announced that more than 10,000 Berkshire homes and businesses now have access to high speed fibre broadband, thanks to the Superfast Berkshire programme and an additional 24,000 Berkshire homes and businesses are set to get access to fibre broadband.

British Bake off star comes to Mars for Comic Relief

25 March 2015

Last Monday Slough's own, Great British Bake Off star Martha Collison, came to Mars on the Slough Trading Estate to judge Mars' Malteaser Bake off in aid of Comic Relief.

Loan Funding Escalator Celebrates 2nd Birthday

25 March 2015

This week the FSE group celebrated its 2nd year of managing the Thames Valley Berkshire (TVB) Funding Escalator and can announce that is proud to have offered loans and investments totalling an impressive £4.7million to 35 businesses.

CloudSymphony secure £200,000 Thames Valley Berkshire Expansion Loan

13 March 2015

CloudSymphony, the Maidenhead based consultancy company founded in early 2012, has secured a £200,000 Thames Valley Berkshire Expansion Loan.

New advice and information centre for businesses opens on the Trading Estate

06 March 2015

The Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched an exciting new European Direct Information Centre

New £10m Leigh Road bridge installed in Slough

06 March 2015

A new £10m bridge has been installed on Leigh Road in Slough due to open in September 2015.

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