Wiltshire Business

PROPERTY: with Andrew J Kilpatrick

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:15pm Friday 24th October 2014

With the effects of the UK’s economic recovery now showing in commercial property markets beyond London, the latest RICS Commercial Market Survey reporting a strengthening recovery in regional markets and the supply of property contracting at the fastest rate in 10 years, there is new confidence in the market.

A bright tomorrow

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

Three apprentices are plugging into a new career at energy firm SSE, where, as engineers and electricians of the future, they will be learning how to keep Wiltshire’s lights on and homes warm.

Grants are jobs boost

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

The Gateway for Growth programme has now awarded £750,000 to businesses in Wiltshire, to help them grow and reach their commercial potential.

Win an office party

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:07pm Friday 24th October 2014

Calling all bosses who run the many and varied small businesses in and around the greater Swindon area which make a great contribution to the general economic prosperity of the town and the Wiltshire region.

LAW: with Lauren Harkin

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:03pm Friday 24th October 2014

The number of employment tribunal claims continues to plummet, according to recent Ministry of Justice statistics. The most recent Employment Tribunal quarterly statistics for April to June 2014 show that there has been a huge 70 per cent drop in the number of single claims presented to employment tribunals in comparison to the same quarter in 2013.

Mum’s passion for floral creation blooms

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

Like family, like daughter.

Awards are an asset

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:58pm Friday 24th October 2014

One of the most fervent supporters and stalwarts of the Wiltshire Business awards is Mainline Employment, which has been actively involved with them for almost ten years.

Motor firm builds for future with purchase of its headquarters

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:52pm Friday 24th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM Motor Company says it has taken an important step in building a prosperous future by buying the freehold of its headquarters at Bumpers Farm Estate in Chippenham for a a significant seven figure sum.

A cake walk for Nationwide star

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

Nationwide Building Society worker Laura Hogg is one in 17,000.

FINANCE: with Simon Tombs

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:46pm Friday 24th October 2014

The publication of the manufacturing manifesto by the MHA group of accountants makes for interesting reading.

Holiday tycoons

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:42pm Friday 24th October 2014

A GROUP of village youngsters have become landlords to raise cash for their youth club.

FINANCE: with Rob Beale

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

May you live in interesting times is an expression that perhaps nicely sums up where we are from a business perspective.

Confidence buillding

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:36pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO of Devizes’ biggest employers are preparing for expansion as they put the problems of the recession behind them.

First word: Be positive

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:31pm Friday 24th October 2014

Nicky Alberry, chair of Influence, looks at the reasons for Swindon to be positive about its immediate future

Not flying our flag

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:09pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Jeffrey Roth-feder’s book won’t appeal to British readers, not even if you are one of the 2,000 employees of the company who work in Swindon.

Canal trust gets pub’s ale flowing

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:56pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE Wilts and Berks Canal Trust has bought the historic Peterborough Arms at Dauntsey Lock from Wadworth Brewery and plans to reopen it as soon as possible.

Win an office party

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:48pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Calling all bosses who run the many and varied small businesses in and around the greater Swindon area which make a great contribution to the general economic prosperity of the town and the Wiltshire region.

Propery with Andrew J Kilpatrick

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:05pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

With summer slipping away Swindon’s commercial property market will shortly be emerging from its summer lull, which doesn’t seem to have been quite as pronounced.

Finance with Warren Shute

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:03pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Sound investing for the long term is not just about sticking to your chosen pathway. It also means staying off those paths that can derail your journey.

Finance with Simon Tombs

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:01pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

With unemployment expected to fall below six per cent by the end of the year, jobs are being created at a rate rarely, if ever, seen before.

Expert is still at cutting edge

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:58pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

OATS chairman Sebastian Crawshaw is celebrating a milestone year for both himself and his business as he marks his 20th year as chairman of OATS and the business observes its 30th anniversary.

Hotel’s facelift fans the flames

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:53pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Blunsdon House owners John and Carrie Clifford are launching a new restaurant as part of a £500,000 renovation at their four star hotel.

Project off to a flyer

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:47pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

COGNICA Ltd, based at Blagrove in Swindon, has been awarded a contract to manage and deliver the operation and maintenance documentation for the Hercules Project in Lyneham.

Awards are good for you

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:44pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

OUR Wiltshire Business Awards of 2014 have already been booked and while they are seven months away already we have had inquiries and companies wanting to book a table.

We’re on the floor all over the place

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:42pm Friday 5th September 2014

Jaymart is a company which can boast James Bond and the Olympics among its customers.

Quality is the name of the game for us

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:40pm Friday 5th September 2014

STANDING among 600 grapevines in the blazing summer sunshine, it is easy to imagine you are in a vineyard in the south of France.

Lauren Harkin,on The Law

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:44pm Friday 5th September 2014

Employers should be cautious when dealing with disciplinary appeal hearings.

First word

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:37pm Friday 5th September 2014

Nicky Alberry, chair of Influence, looks forward to a new body that will fire more energy and imagination to radical thinking

Love affair is still as strong after 25 years

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:43pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Celebrating the 25th birthday of its iconic two-seat sportscar this year, Mazda has launched the MX-5 Roadster Coupe 2.0-litre 25th Anniversary Limited Edition, which went on sale throughout the UK from the beginning of the month.

Former TV studio is live on market

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:39pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A former television studio situated in the heart of Old Town is on the market.

PROPERTY; with Andrew J Kilpatrick

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:36pm Thursday 14th August 2014

In the words of the old Neil Sedaka song “breaking up is hard to do” which is what some tenants have found when seeking to exercise break options in commercial property leases.

Our businessis hotting up

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:35pm Thursday 14th August 2014

EMMA DUNN meets the team behind the Wiltshire Chilli Farm where the products are literally hot stuff – and sales are up

FINANCE: with Simon Tombs

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:32pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Mid-sized law firms are out-performing their larger counterparts when it comes to growth in fee income and profitability, according to the latest national Professional Practices Survey, by MHA, the UK-wide group of accountancy and business advisory firms.

LAW: with Lauren Harkin

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

As it’s that time of year, I am looking at holidays, and in particular a recent European Judgment which has redefined how holiday pay is calculated. The case, Lock v British Gas, has ruled that when calculating statutory holiday pay, it should include commission and not just salary. Mr Lock was a salesman for British Gas. Around 60 per cent of his total earnings were made up of commission. When he took holiday he was only paid based on normal salary.

Sri Lanka contract is full of Eastern Promise for timber products firm

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:28pm Thursday 14th August 2014

GARDEN timber furniture manufacturer Dunster House has developed a trade partnership in Sri Lanka, which means it has become the 19th different market in two years.

Pieces falling in to place

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:26pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Innovative jigsaw manufacturer’s new twist on traditional ideas charms US

FINANCE; Rob Beale

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:19pm Thursday 14th August 2014

LAST month I learned a really good lesson in not just understanding the importance of a disaster recovery plan, but also understanding what it really means to have a plan that is written in Noddy language that even I can understand.

New centre welcomes first business tenants

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:33pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

The new Manor House Enterprise Centre in High Street, Royal Wootton Bassett has welcomed its first business tenants: Huntmill Transport Training, owned by husband and wife team John and Lynn Kelly.

Site will unlock county’s secrets

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:29pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

The keys to a ‘secret club’ of Wiltshire producers and experiences are being handed to residents and tourists alike, in the form of a new discovery website.

It’s game on as bank stumps up

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:27pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Eat Wild, the premium wild meat and game food company founded by Gloucestershire brothers William and Calum Thompson, has opened its first restaurant with the support of HSBC.

Stone cold focus on the customer

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:24pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

WHEN Nick Oldland and Nick Hockin set up Anything Stone in 2004, they never imagined how successful the business would be.

94 years and still standing

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:45pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THERE are not many shoe shops where you can still get your feet measured.

When’s a good time to start a business? Now!

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:34pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

It’s a great time to start a business in Swindon.

Park marks 20th year

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:32pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

IT WAS 20 years ago that Center Parcs Longleat first opened its doors to the public on Thursday, July 14, 1994.

Did you know?

4:28pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Michael Collins of Toast-masters International has 10 tips to help improve your ability to react quickly and save your presentation from disaster:

Just one course and | was hooked

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:50pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Former carpenter lands himself a new career as a fishmonger

How I did it...

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:44pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Little more than a year ago Rebecca Allison was an enthusiastic amateur baker – now she’s a successful professional. She told Emma Dunn how

It’s all ship shape

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:40pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Firm wins web contract for London’s new floating superhotel

The thrill of it all is the key for me

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:37pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Graphic design firm Ninepoint Design Consultants is marking almost 20 years in business by celebrating with the customers who have helped make it a success and by launching a new website.

Sewing up the crafts business

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:28pm Thursday 10th July 2014

50 years on, shop expands into place next door




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