Supporting employee health and wellbeing during a pandemic

3 Mar 2021

For our next Business Recovery Blog, we talk with Kim Cohen, Planning Partner at Barton Willmore’s Reading office. A multi-disciplinary town planning and design practice, Barton Willmore has a total..

What's the outlook for planning and regeneration in Reading?

2 Mar 2021

As part of Reading UK’s Business Recovery blog series, we speak with Scott Witchalls, Director of Transport and Infrastructure at Stantec. A global development and infrastructure design consultancy,..

How will Reading's property market evolve with Covid?

1 Mar 2021

As part of Reading UK’s Business Recovery blog series, we speak with Aaron Pope, Asset Manager at M&G Real Estate. M&G is a global real estate investment manager, currently managing £33.7 billion...

What are 'Low Carbon Grants' and how can they help Reading businesses?

28 Feb 2021

Did you know that Reading-based business may be eligible for grants to help with energy and resource efficiency?  Low Carbon Workspaces are offering up to £5,000 to help small and medium sized..

How can Reading businesses improve financial resilience?

26 Feb 2021

As part of Reading UK’s Business Recovery blog series, we speak with John Ellis, Market Senior Partner for PwC’s Reading office. As a global professional services organisation, PwC has network firms..

How can businesses maximise marketing efforts to support recovery?

25 Feb 2021

In the first of our Business Recovery blog series, we speak with Becky Holland, Managing Director of BH&P, a strategic marketing agency based in central Reading. Differing from other marketing..

Redundancy Support in Reading – a short guide to local services

8 Feb 2021

While economic reports from PwC and Centre for Cities have both noted positive indications for Reading’s capacity to recover from downturn, they also illustrate the risks to our economy from a skills..

Looking ahead: Positive signs for Reading in 2021

28 Jan 2021

As we leave 2020 behind and sail ahead into the new year, with hopes of vaccines and (hopefully) the beginning of a recovery for our city and beyond, we take a look at some positive signs for..

'Tis the season - how to support the local economy this Christmas

10 Dec 2020

The benefits of supporting the local economy doesn’t just impact businesses. By shopping local we support our community, putting money back into the town we live in, supporting employment and making..

Would a Hub and Spoke model suit Reading?

18 Nov 2020

Reading UK's Executive Director, Nigel Horton-Baker, shares his thoughts on the future of the workplace, asking whether a Hub and Spoke model would suit Reading.