celebrates its sixth birthday with business overhaul

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:13am Friday 1st August 2014, the UK’s fifth largest comparison website, has revealed a radical business overhaul which includes a major re-brand and website re-design alongside the launch of its first above the line advertising campaign just in time for its sixth birthday.

Mitsubishi donates two vehicles to Wellchild

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:06am Friday 1st August 2014

A CHILDREN’S charity has saved nearly £12,000 thanks to a Mitsubishi dealership group donating two vehicles to help it carry out its vital work.

Wiltshire Catleys win the Calor Gas challenge

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:02am Friday 1st August 2014

Going the extra mile for their customers has proven worthwhile for local business, Wiltshire Catleys Gas Centre, who has been rewarded a Calor Gas’ “Challenge Direct” finalist.

Wiltshire businesses ready for supersonic trip

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:32am Friday 1st August 2014

Wiltshire businesses are being given the chance to see the latest developments of the project which will attempt to break the World Land Speed Record of 1,000mph.

Richmond Villages break ground at Witney

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:13am Friday 1st August 2014

Richmond Villages, the developer and operator of luxury retirement villages across the UK, has started the first stage of construction at its newest village at Coral Springs, Witney, West Oxfordshire.

Liquid Media picks up top award

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:08am Friday 1st August 2014

Swindon based production company Liquid Media has been awarded the ISO20121 Sustainability in Events management system.

Emma signs up with Swindon based Field

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A new manager is on board at leading Swindon recruitment agency Field - with a brief to take the business to a national level.

Nationwide sees a slowdown in UK homes market

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:47am Friday 1st August 2014

UK house prices have slowed up and increased by only 0.1% in July which is the slowest pace since April 2013, according to the Nationwide Building Society.

Nutricia backs Home Artificial Nutrition week

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:39am Friday 1st August 2014

Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition has pledged its support to Home Artificial Nutrition Week which starts on Monday.

Alzheimer's Society will benefit from Wiltshire Bygones Festival

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:29am Friday 1st August 2014

Celebrations in Wiltshire are taking place this weekend at the former 1944 Normandy landings RAF Ibsley airfield, south of Downton near Rockford.

South West Expo gets Thames Valley Chamber support for September in Swindon

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:49am Friday 1st August 2014

Following the success of last year’s Thames Valley Expo @ STEAM Swindon, the event, re-branded South West Expo will take place at the STEAM Museum on Thursday September 18.

Innovation is name of the game for Intel

10:29am Thursday 31st July 2014

Intel opened its fourth innovation centre for the Internet of Things in the European, Middle East and African Region in Swindon.

Golfers drive in style on annual charity day

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:31am Thursday 31st July 2014

Mercedes-Benz of Swindon put the ‘C’ as well as the ‘tee’ into charity when it staged its annual golf day at Bowood Golf Club.

Wiltshire manufacturing is healthy, says Herman Miller boss

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:51pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Sceptics say that the UK’s manufacturing industry has had its time, but that’s simply not the case according to Graham Dean, UK Operations Director at Herman Miller. According to Graham, manufacturing in the UK, and particularly Wiltshire is looking healthy.

Tribunal fees aid for worst bosses

11:07am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Introducing fees for employment tribunals has been a huge victory for the country’s worst bosses and has led to a collapse in the number of claims, according to a new report.

The love affair with the office is now over

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Working in an office is becoming increasingly unpopular, with a growing trend away from the traditional nine-to-five day, according to a new report.

Put a stop to crash fraud

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Car crash victims with minor whiplash injuries should receive medical care rather than cash in order to help combat fraud and bring down the cost of premiums generally, a major insurer has urged.

‘A major milestone in economic recovery’

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:32am Tuesday 29th July 2014

David Cameron has hailed a “major milestone” in the recovery as figures showed Britain had finally emerged from its worst post-war downturn.

Flight guidelines ‘not good enough’

12:15pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Call for rules over hostile air routes

PayPal is broadening its horizons into cash advance

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

Online payments firm PayPal is to start advancing cash to UK small businesses, the company has announced.

Parcels worry for Royal Mail

9:22am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Is honeymoon over for company privatisation?

Interest rates set to stay low, says report

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:34am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Slow wage growth will keep the Bank of England from raising interest rates this year, despite a run of strong economic data, according to an influential report.

House sales hit a high, but not among the young

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:25am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

UK property sales in June hit their joint highest monthly total since the financial crisis began, but sales among young adults are low.

Your home ‘will be worth 8% more’

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:36am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Property website Rightmove has raised its forecast for annual house price growth in 2014, despite a fall in values this month for the first time this year.

Tesco’s chief executive bows out as sales slump

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:29am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Tesco’s chief executive Philip Clarke is to leave the retailer in October after the UK supermarket giant said it would miss profit forecasts.

Economy hits a sweet spot

9:27am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Faster growth in UK predicted for 2014

Energy moans hit record high

3:19pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Complaints about energy companies have risen to their highest level, according to data from the Energy Ombudsman.

Better broadband vital for business, says report

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:17pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The Federation of Small Businesses says that the UK's broadband target is simply not ambitious enough when compared to other nations.

Jobless figure drops but wages stay low

3:11pm Thursday 17th July 2014

UK unemployment fell by 121,000 to 2.12 million in the three months to May, official figures show.

James now has proof that he’s a true Master

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:10pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE Chairman of Arkell’s, James Arkell, was inaugurated in London last week as the Master of the Worshipful Company of Brewers, one of the oldest City Guilds which dates back to the 12th Century.

Payday loan cap to ease anguish

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:32am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Plans for a cap on the amount that payday lenders can charge their customers have been announced by the City regulator.

Sharp leap in inflation

9:33am Wednesday 16th July 2014

The rate of UK inflation rose sharply in June, pushed up by higher prices for clothing and footwear as well as food and non-alcoholic drinks, official figures show.

Grant Thornton appoints new practice leader

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:00am Monday 14th July 2014

Grant Thornton UK LLP has appointed Tim Lincoln as practice leader for the South West region. John Golding continues as head of regional PSA practice – and Allister Weir becomes a tax partner

More call on bosses’ time

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:15pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Smartphones lead to culture of extra hours

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

Tetronics aims to help China clean up its act

3:25pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Beating through the export door to China is Tetronics of Swindon who have just won £50,000 from the Government to help establish a base in that country.

Pub couple relishing a three bar melody

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:23pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Pair planning to use winning formular on their third hostelry

The personal touch

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:16pm Thursday 10th July 2014

EMMA DUNN looks at a company which celebrated its 100th birthday when England won the World Cup in 1966

Rob Beale on Finance

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:11pm Thursday 10th July 2014

It strikes me that sometimes the rule of thumb can give a better snapshot of the state of the economy than pages of in depth analysis. Lately I’ve had more people talking to me about concerns of their Inheritance Tax (IHT) liability and what they can do about it.

Finance with Warren Shute

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:07pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A well-designed plan is necessary for successful investing, but you must also have the discipline to stay on course, rebalance, and tax-manage, as needed. Unfortunately, most investors do not have a written plan.

Helping bridge the gap with fast broadband

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:19pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Wiltshire IT company Systemagic has been instrumental in helping one of the south west’s most successful construction companies to improve performance.

M&S nets less in web change

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:59am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Marks and Spencer has reported a big drop in online sales after its move to a new website platform hit trading.

Heather dives in to help protect our coastline

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:14am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Turtle Mat customer service manager Heather Scott has set herself the challenge to swim one kilometre in the sea off the coast of Eastbourne to help the Marine Conservation Society raise awareness for the protection of the British coastline.

Co-op members to get £1.6m share of profit

10:13am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Members of The Midcounties Co-operative in Swindon are among those set to receive a share of more than £1.6m, as the society announces its largest share of profits payments to date.

Photographer puts business profiles in the frame

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:12am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Swindon photographer Lis McDermott has published her first business book about the value of a good headshot in business.

£1bn-a-day e-banking

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:06am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Mobile phone and internet banking transactions now total almost £1 billion a day, a study has suggested.

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