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South: R3 trade body appoints Garry Lee as chairman

A trade association representing the insolvency and restructuring profession in southern England has a new chairman. Garry Lee, recovery and restructuring senior manager at the...

Portsmouth: City has one of worst business survival rates

Portsmouth has one of the worst records for business survival rates, new figures show. By contrast, Bournemouth has one of the best. The city with...

Thames Valley: Business confidence deteriorates as profits dip

A preview of results from the autumn 2019 Thames Valley Business Barometer survey, conducted between September and November this year, shows that business confidence,...

South: Professional services ‘at most risk from insolvency’

Nearly half of all companies in the South East face a higher than average risk of insolvency, according to new research from insolvency and...

Oxford: Plans for major innovation district jump hurdle

Oxford City Council has resolved to approve the planning application submitted by Thomas White Oxford, the development company of St John’s College, for Oxford...

South East: Productivity highest in the UK – but LEPs could ‘do more’

The productivity of workers across the South East is more than £3,000 higher than the UK average, according to PwC’s latest UK Economic Outlook. The...

Southampton: Professional services driving job growth in city

Despite Brexit turmoil, overall hiring in Southampton has increased by 24% year-on-year. That is according to new data from the Association of Professional Staffing...

Thames Valley: KPMG says businesses need to disrupt to grow

KPMG brought together businesses from across the Thames Valley this month to discuss opportunities for growth in the wake of uncertainty. Guests gathered for the...

South: Third of businesses concerned about Brexit supply chain

One third of Southern businesses are concerned about the potential impact Brexit will have on their suppliers and customers, according to new research from...

Business outlook 2020: What does the year ahead have in store?

With the prospect of a fresh new government in-store and the possibility that the UK might finally move forward with leaving the EU, there’s...