Go down on farm for an organic way of life

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:06pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

This week The Soil Association, the UK’s charity campaigning for healthy and humane food, launches its 2014 national Organic September campaign.

Co-op boss steps out to boost teen cancer charity

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:09pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Ben Reid, CEO of the Midcounties Co-operative, completed a 194-mile coast-to-coast challenge to help raise more than £4,700 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Begbies Traynor partner up for major award

Wiltshire Business Online:

2:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Julie Palmer, regional managing partner for business rescue and recovery specialist Begbies Traynor in the South West and Wales, has been shortlisted for an award.

Pop-up shop keeps the service going for the Co-op in Wiltshire

Wiltshire Business Online:

2:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Shoppers in Market Lavington, Wiltshire are the first in the south of England to use The Co-operative Food’s new pop-up shop, which will provide a temporary replacement while the village’s main food store closes for a major refurbishment.

Bibby sees businesses are on the investment trail

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:05pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

The majority of small and medium sized enterprises in the South West expect to invest in their businesses this quarter, according to research from Bibby Financial Services..

Wiltshire NHS want your views on services

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:58am Wednesday 27th August 2014

PEOPLE are invited to give their views on community healthcare services run by Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Wiltshire.

Top award for Baker Tilly associate director

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:18am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Zoe Martin, associate director at Baker Tilly’s Swindon office has passed all her exams to achieve a specialist private client qualification which recognises expertise in the fields of trusts and estates.

Rocky to help RSPB preserve the stone curlew

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:11am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Salisbury based knitting group Knit ‘n’ Knatter team-up with the RSPB to create the first ever knitted stone-curlew Once widespread in England, numbers of this vulnerable chalk grassland bird have declined dramatically since the 1930s. The RSPB is now reversing that decline by working with landowners and local communities through the EU LIFE+ funded Stone-curlew Recovery Project.

New trio joins Banks in Swindon

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Three new recruits have joined the ranks of Swindon accountancy firm Banks BHG, created from a merger between two practices.

Home Business Initiative will suit Swindon, says TaxAssist

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Business owners across Swindon will benefit from a new Government initiative which aims to make life easier for the estimated 2.9 million home-based companies across the UK, according to a local small business accountancy specialist.

Wiltshire Council hosting free HR seminars

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Businesses across Wiltshire are being urged to take advantage of a host of free sessions to improve staff retention and develop their workforce.

Alison & Louise switch roles for Wiltshire training

Wiltshire Business Online:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Sales expert Louise Elliott has become the first employee of growing Wiltshire business Sales Coaching Solutions.

Another satisfied client at Basepoint

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:45am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Now in its 20th year, Basepoint Business Centres has a history of supporting small businesses in its communities.

Rombourne celebrates 10 years with Hub Networking Services

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:14pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Swindon’s Rombourne Serviced Offices and Hub Network Services are celebrating a 10 year business marraige.

Big doors but no big heads for auctioneers Moore & Allen

Wiltshire Business Online:

2:36pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Bidders at antiques auctions conducted by Moore Allen & Innocent in Cirencester will be making a grander entrance from now on, as the firm opens the huge doors of its new offices.

UK tax system is rubbish, says Bishop Fleming boss

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:29pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

One of Britain's top accountants agrees with the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee that the UK tax system is far too complex, poorly designed, and badly managed.

Network Rail steams ahead with new £45m project

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:21pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Network Rail’s £45m project to upgrade the line between Swindon and Kemble was successfully completed over the bank holiday weekend, paving the way for greater capacity, reduced journey times and a better experience for passengers.

Systems managers win MoD contract

10:43am Tuesday 26th August 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.

New wedding directory for Wiltshire

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:25pm Friday 22nd August 2014

There is a new wedding resource coming to the Wiltshire area for brides and grooms-to-be: The Whitewed Directory: www.whitewed.directory Due to launch on 1st September 2014, The Whitewed Directory is THE definitive wedding directory showcasing ONLY approved wedding suppliers in the Wiltshire area.

Bakers Dolphin are Running for the Future

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:30pm Friday 22nd August 2014

West Country coach operators Bakers Dolphin are backing a campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer in Bristol.

PC Howard Swindon joins in the Palletways celebrations

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:42am Friday 22nd August 2014

Swindon-based logistics firm, PC Howard Swindon celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Palletways European distribution network this week.

Soil Association just loves Pigstock in Wiltshire

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:35am Friday 22nd August 2014

This week The Soil Association, the UK’s leading charity campaigning for healthy and humane food that tastes really good, launches its 2014 national Organic September campaign – the UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic.

Cloud accounting in a nutshell at event

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:31pm Thursday 21st August 2014

MONAHANS, one of the largest firms of chartered accountants in the west of England, will be exhibiting at the South West Expo 2014 and holding a free workshop on cloud accounting from 11am to 11.30am on September 18 in Swindon.

Athlete has financial backing of town PR agency

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:29pm Thursday 21st August 2014

redhead PR, the Swindon public relations agency, is providing £1,000 worth of support to town athlete Kev Tonner, who is representing Great Britain at the 2014 Edmonton ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championships.

Record breaking Bristol Airport

Wiltshire Business Online:

2:52pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Bristol Airport recorded another major milestone last week (Thursday 14 August), experiencing its busiest ever day with a total of 25,390 passengers passing through the terminal in 24 hours.

Barclays motors on to support Chippenham dealer

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A Wiltshire-based motor company, Chippenham Motor Company, has acquired the freehold of its 29,000 sq.ft. headquarters, in order to secure and meet future expansion plans.

GWP teams up with Swindon Foodbank for new transport

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:37am Thursday 21st August 2014

Handling food donations at Swindon’s Foodbank is about to become a slicker process thanks to the ingenuity and generosity of Wiltshire-based specialist packing company GWP, who have donated 200 cleverly designed food collection boxes.

Vote Green for getting the bird

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:04am Thursday 21st August 2014

Usually chatty Keeper Chris Green is never short for a word or two, but he was rendered speechless as he was crowned Tourism Superstar 2014 at the award ceremony in Oxfordshire.

Choice Care test their soccer skills

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:49am Thursday 21st August 2014

Specialist care provider Choice Care Group recently held a football tournament that tested the skills of its service users and staff.

War paintings by Snaffles up for auction

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:21am Thursday 21st August 2014

As the nation commemorates the outbreak of World War I there’s a distinctly militaristic theme to Moore Allen & Innocent’s auction of sporting antiques in Cirencester A good selection of original watercolours and prints by Snaffles recalls the horrors of the First World War, and the effect the conflict had not just on men on both sides of no-man’s land, but on horses - one million were sent to the front line to carry troops or pull artillery. Around 60,000 returned.

Persimmon faces future with confidence

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:19pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The managing director of Persimmon Homes Wessex has reported a strong start to 2014 with solid growth strengthening the financial position of the company and creating new jobs to meet demand.

Ten out of Ten for Swindon's Thirdline

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:10pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

One of Swindon’s leading IT, cloud and communications providers, Thirdline, is celebrating ten years of successful growth.

Wiltshire Council to boost hunt for jobs

Wiltshire Business Online:

2:54pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW one stop shop website to help people looking to enter the job market, develop their skills and advance their careers has been launched by Wiltshire Council.

Swindon firms back EU, says Regus

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:59am Wednesday 20th August 2014

New research from workspace provider Regus demonstrates that exporters are reporting significantly stronger company performances than their domestic-only counterparts, even as the UK economy returns to growth.

Excellence award for Wiltshire pub

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:32am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The Castle and Ball in Marlborough has received a Certificate of Excellence for 2014 from TripAdvisor.

Swindon Business Village regroups

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:11am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Swindon networking group Business Village is relaunching next month with a talk focusing on the regeneration of the town.

Neptune wins place in global prize final

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:13am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Neptune was one of the South West and Wales Regional winners of the HSBC Global Connections initiative.

It’s movie magic for interiors firm

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:29am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Swindon Interiors has won the contract for the complete fit out of the new Cineworld Complex in their home town of Swindon.

Laura takes the top Nationwide accolade

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:59am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Nationwide Building Society’s Laura Hogg, Senior Citizenship Manager, Corporate Affairs, was crowned Nationwide Employee of The Year at the Society’s annual employee awards.

Construction group named business of the year

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:20am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Regional construction group Beard, which operates across Swindon, Bath, Bristol and the West Country, has been named West of England Business of the Year 2014.

Bristol professor comes home to open new clinic

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:35am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A Bristol-born professor, who is a world leader in the treatment of varicose veins, has opened a specialist private clinic in his home city.

Swindon LEP's plans for 1,500 new jobs

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:40am Tuesday 19th August 2014

The Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has clarified its strategy for the European Structural and Investment Fund, and is welcoming local businesses to continue to engage with the plans.

Business tax relief on the up, say Baker Tilly

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:52am Tuesday 19th August 2014

The latest Government figures show that the number of claims for Research and Development tax relief by SMEs in the South West region rose by 28% in 2012-13 versus the previous year.

Wiltshire rail users face another increase

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:43am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Today the Government will announce yet another rise in rail fares, meaning that at the current rate, fares will have risen by 24.7 per cent this Parliament.

Small Claims book hits the shelves

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:44pm Monday 18th August 2014

Wiltshire legal author Anthony Reeves couldn’t have published his new book – How To Make Successful Small Claims – at a more appropriate time.

SIRE ready for South West Expo

Wiltshire Business Online:

2:40pm Monday 18th August 2014

SIRE Technology, a leading Thames Valley based supplier of cloud based solutions will be explaining why, regardless of size, every organisation should have a business continuity plan at the forthcoming South West Expo (previously known as Thames Valley Expo) on September 18 at STEAM at Swindon In addition to talking to the SIRE team on stand no 30, visitors to the show can also register to hear MD, Russell Cook explaining how a business continuity plan can have a positive impact on business and the key questions you should ask before signing up for the cloud.

Business doctors open in Oxfordshire & Bucks

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:01am Monday 18th August 2014

Andy Mee, an experienced businessman and qualified accountant has launched Business Doctors, the UK's fastest growing support service for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), in the Oxfordshire and North Buckinghamshire region.

David Beaumont to lead Lloyds south west revival

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:27am Monday 18th August 2014

David Beaumont, new SME area director for South West England has strengthened the support for Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking customers with the appointment of ten senior managers.

Kavanaghs find a new home for Gripit

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:15am Monday 18th August 2014

Gripit Fixings have taken a lease of Unit C1 Ashville Centre, Melksham in a transaction negotiated by Kavanaghs Chartered Surveyors.

Your chance to quiz the England and other home nations managers with Vauxhall

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:57pm Friday 15th August 2014

Vauxhall Motors will bring together the four Home Nations’ international football managers and fans in an unprecedented event next Friday, August 22.

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