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: 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.

Bespoke Training's October networking event in Swindon

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:02pm Friday 15th August 2014

Bespoke Training Services is hosting an open-networking event at the De Vere Hotel, Shaw Ridge, Swindon, on October 2 from 5:30pm until 7pm with guest speaker Kerrie Hunt, an employment law expert from Thrings. There will be canapés and wine.

Newfoundland Dog Rescue Day with Highcroft to help Jessie May

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:47am Friday 15th August 2014

A group of brave veterinary nurses, surgeons and receptionists have signed up to take part in the Jessie May Newfoundland Dog Rescue Day which will raise money for terminally ill children in the area.

Cognica helps military with Hercules project at Lyneham

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:32am Friday 15th 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 at Lyneham.

Win a Toyota Aygo

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:58am Friday 15th August 2014

Toyota Centres across the country are hosting a fun-packed weekend to launch the New Aygo, with one lucky customer set to win their car for free.

Monahans ready for South West Expo in Swindon

Wiltshire Business Online:

7:00am Friday 15th 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 18 September in Swindon.

Inspiration given to young entrepreneurs

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:57pm Thursday 14th August 2014

The Prince’s Trust is encouraging unemployed young people from Swindon to explore their inner entrepreneur in a four-day course that will give them the skills they need to set up their own business.

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.

Honda climbs back up the charts

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:23pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Honda dealers have been awarded second place, scoring 89.8 per cent in the annual Auto Express Driver Power survey.

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.

Business network group relocates due to popularity

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:02pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Talk Tuesday’s free business networking, which was being held at Marlborough Golf Club, has had to move venues due to its popularity.

Bureau makes a move with a little bit of support

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:59pm Thursday 14th August 2014

An army of volunteers from Sketch Studios, the office furniture specialists, donated their time, services and furniture to create a modern office environment for Swindon Citizen’s Advice Bureau.

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