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South: Are local authorities taking a risk with property investments?

Outside of the real-estate arena, it might surprise many, particularly in times of reported austerity, that local authorities have consistently spent, year-on-year, over £1.6...

South: Still time to make R&D tax claim, says GovGrant

HMRC figures released this month show an increase in the number of firms claiming tax credits for R&D. Each year around 50,000 UK SMEs now...

South East: Profit warnings reflect uncertain outlook, says EY

In the nine months to the end of September, UK quoted companies issued 235 profit warnings, the highest year to date total since 2008...

Oxford: More businesses in city in ‘financial distress’, survey shows

Continuing economic and political uncertainty has left a growing number of businesses across Oxford in ‘significant’ financial distress, according to a new report from...

South East: CBI urges government to ‘turbocharge’ regional productivity

Government must publish a framework to devolve powers and reignite the regions says the CBI today in a major report. The business lobby group...

South East: 41 companies feature in Top Track 250

Published this weekend, the 15th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest...

Southampton: Annual conference attracts 200 business leaders

More than 200 business leaders from across the South came together at the Business South Annual Conference. With a focus on responsible business and good...

Solent: LEP appoints university vice-chancellor to board

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed University of Portsmouth vice-chancellor professor Graham Galbraith to its board of directors with immediate effect. Galbraith comes...

Southampton: Report shows city poised for significant growth over next decade

Southampton’s economy performed better than any other city on the South Coast during the second quarter of 2019, according to a new report published...

Heathrow: New head of mid corporate for Barclays across Heathrow and West London

Barclays Corporate has announced that Vikki Hemming has been promoted to the role of head of mid corporate across Heathrow and West London. In this...