Business Village goes online
Our weekly meetings are now online and FREE, while we are in the lockdown period.
We hold a virtual meeting every Thursday, 8-9am, where we network, get a chance to introduce our businesses, and forge great business relationships. So why not come along?
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GDPR is the buzzword of the moment, and with its enforcement imminent and its impact on businesses universal, the presentation to Business Village on these new data protection rules was listened to with interest.
Paul Himple, who runs HR consultancy Go Legal HR, gave an extremely informative talk on GDPR. It was, he said, an overview of the new rules, how they differ from current legislation, and what company owners and directors need to start thinking about and putting in place.
Food, festive fun, business and breakfast were the order of the day for Swindon Business Village which used its last meeting of 2017 to support Swindon Foodbank.
Attendees at Swindon Business Village, which meets on Thursdays for breakfast, took along donations for the foodbank and heard a presentation about its work by manager Cher Smith.
Placing a value on their time is a challenge for all business owners, and smaller companies and sole traders in particular. On what basis should you charge - an hourly rate? A fixed fee? Richard Mathews, managing director of Swindon-based Regulatory Accounting - a...
Another great presentation at Business Village this week, this time from the founder and MD of South Marston-based SMP Ltd, Neil Grant. Neil set up Strategic Maintenance Planning Ltd 20 years ago which, in its first year of trading, turned over £67K, and in its second...
Two Swindon charities are better off to the tune of £400 thanks to a donation from Business Village. TWIGS, a community garden project, and youth charity Inner Flame, were each given £200 from Business Village, which meets every Thursday at the Campanile Hotel for breakfast and networking.
Up next at Swindon Business Village : “Multimind” business problem solving
This morning, after our usual round table intros (30-60 seconds each), we embark on a business troubleshooting session. A facilitated session will encourage members to ask for help for their own problems and then help other members solve theirs.