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Overseas success in uncertain times

Unprecedented economic uncertainty, global trade wars and potential Brexit threats are distractions that businesses looking to grow can overcome, writes Arbinder Chatwal, Southampton-based partner...

How to rid your business of growing pains and gear up for investment

Firstly, businesses often don’t have the working capital to invest in significant expansion plans, writes Richard Hall, director at KPMG on the South Coast. Doing...

Oxford, Reading, Southampton: Top three cities in UK, says PwC report

For the fourth year in a row, Oxford and Reading have been rated the top performing UK cities on PwC’s Good Growth for Cities...

Oxford-Cambridge: Arc has potential to create 1.1m new jobs

The Oxford-Cambridge arc has the potential to create up to 1.1 million new jobs by 2050 if the required new infrastructure is delivered, according...

Interesting ways that companies invest to diversify

These days, it is important for all companies to consider how to diversify their income streams. While some do this by launching new products...

South: Business optimism hits seven-year low

A fall in optimism in both the services and manufacturing sectors has caused business confidence to hit its lowest level since March 2012, according...

Thames Valley: Crossrail launch delayed again

Crossrail has been delayed until 2021 - with the Elizabeth Line launch unlikely to be before March that year. Mark Wild, chief executive of Crossrail,...

NatWest recognises dynamic success of local businesses

In its 18th year of sponsoring the awards, NatWest is the proud sponsor of the Dynamic Business of the Year award. This award focuses on...

Theale: Fintech start-up celebrates first year of business

On November 1, 2019 the team at Whitehall Finance marked one year since the business started trading. Whitehall Finance is based in Theale and...

South East: Retail picture improves slightly, says R3

The proportion of South East retail businesses facing a raised risk of insolvency in the next year fell between June and September of this...