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Solent: Region gets £15.9m support to kick-start economy

The Government has announced a £15.9 million fund for the Solent to help deliver ‘shovel-ready’ projects. The ‘Getting Building Fund’ allocation will help the...

Bicester: Distributor finds way forward with Barclays

An Oxfordshire-based sales and distributor for a number of major global brands has accessed £3 million from Barclays, utilising the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption...

South: Insolvency lifeline welcomed by trade body R3

Businesses in the South struggling due to the current coronavirus pandemic are being offered a substantial lifeline with one of the largest shake-ups of...

Solent: LEP’s £5.6m investment opens up coastal development on Southampton Water

In a move that will open up part of the coast at Fawley, in the New Forest overseeing Southampton Water, the Solent Local Enterprise...

Thames Valley: Report reveals cashflow problems pre-COVID crisis

Cash generation of businesses in the Thames Valley has stayed worryingly low heading into the cash crunch triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, shows a...

South: Principles for effective wealth planning

At the heart of Kleinwort Hambros’ investment philosophy are three simple objectives: Get the big decisions right, take risk only when risk is well...

Coronavirus: What will the future look like?

With the pandemic continuing to impact professional services firms, in this insight Andrew Edmonds, managing partner, Southampton office, Smith & Williamson, assesses potential long-term...

South: Manufacturing on slow path to recovery

Manufacturing output across the UK increased significantly in May from its record low level as manufacturers started to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown, according...

Hampshire: Business survey launched by university

The coronavirus pandemic is having an exceptional impact on the economy across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. In response, the University of Portsmouth, on...

South: RSM says BoE ‘over-optimistic’

RSM has voiced concern over what it called the Bank of England’s (BoE) overly optimistic economic outlook at a time when businesses need to...