South West manufacturers hope for Free Trade arrangement with EU following Brexit

Small to medium sized manufacturers in the region have underlined their hopes for a Free Trade arrangement with the EU following Brexit, according to the latest National Manufacturing Barometer. The quarterly survey asked 331 manufacturing industry leaders, including 109 from the South West, to share their concerns about the Brexit process. Over 50% of manufacturers […]

Tangier Central confirms deal with occupier from tech sector

Tangier Central, Taunton’s newly refurbished, contemporary office complex will shortly be announcing a deal that will see a new occupier from the technology sector join the Castle Street development. Agents for the site, Hatfield White and Williams Gunter Hardwick, have confirmed that an agreement has been signed with a Somerset based technology company for a […]

Report suggests South West manufacturers are ‘solving productivity puzzle’

SWMAS, part of Exelin Group, publishes latest South West Manufacturing Barometer Majority of businesses surveyed report productivity gains in last financial quarter Luxury fashion brand Mulberry demonstrates how production can be boosted A total of 58% small to medium size manufacturers in the South West have reported that business productivity increased in the final quarter […]

Business leaders celebrate launch of Tangier Central

Over 30 senior business leaders gathered together to celebrate the launch of Taunton’s newly refurbished office complex Tangier Central. Cllr John Williams, leader of Taunton Deane Borough Council, was delighted to declare the first phase of Tangier Central offices to be officially open. Guests also heard addresses by Tangier Central’s owner CCLA Investment Management and […]

Karen Morledge, Managing Director of Plum Communications & PR (second from right on front row) with colleagues and Somerset clients at their seventh business birthday celebration on Somerset Day 2017, in Avalon Vineyard, Shepton Mallet with organic wine producer, Hugh Tripp (right) and his dog, Mika.

Celebration of all things Somerset for a ‘plum’ business

Somerset businesses were invited to help celebrate Weston-super-Mare based Plum Communications & PR’s seventh birthday with a vineyard tour and wine tasting event that also marked the occasion of Somerset Day 2017. The marketing and PR agency, based in Bleadon, near Weston-super-Mare invited clients to join them at the Avalon vineyard in Shepton Mallet, the […]