SportsDirect opening tomorrow in Cirencester

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:19am Friday 31st October 2014 the UK's number one sports retailer, opens a new store in the Cirencester Retail Park tomorrow.

Soaring Worldwide at new heights

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:21am Friday 31st October 2014

Cirencester-based strategic communications and PR agency Soaring Worldwide has made further appointments as the company continues to grow and take on new clients.

Swindon to be the UK hydrogen centre

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:05am Friday 31st October 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron has let it be known that he wants the UK to be at the forefront of the European hydrogen revolution for the vehicles of the future.

CMS Supatrak in Xledger deal

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:46am Friday 31st October 2014

Swindon-based vehicle telematics specialist CMS SupaTrak has installed cutting edge cloud-based software provided by Xledger as part of an overhaul of its systems.

Caution urged over rates rise

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:49am Thursday 30th October 2014

Interest rates can be kept at their current record low level for longer than first thought, the Bank of England’s deputy governor has said.

Building society £4.1m over mortgage failings

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:51am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Yorkshire Building Society has been fined £4.1m by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to deal properly with customers who had fallen behind with mortgage payments.

Yet another top award for Whatley Manor

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:06am Thursday 30th October 2014

Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa with two of its staff received top honours at the inaugural Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards.

£4m fine for Yorkshire Building Society

Wiltshire Business Online:

7:58am Thursday 30th October 2014

Yorkshire Building Society has today been fined £4,135,600 for failings when dealing with its mortgage customers experiencing payment difficulties.

Twitter users grow but its shares slide

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Twitter has reported a doubling in sales and a 23 per cent increase in the number of active users of its micro-blogging site for the third quarter.

National Grid warns of winter power drop

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE National Grid has warned that its capacity to supply electricity this winter will be at a seven-year low due to generator closures and breakdowns.

Job vacancies reach a high

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:02pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Job vacancies reached a post-recession high last month, up by a quarter from a year ago to more than 900,000, new research has shown.

PM is facing an uphill struggle

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:21pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The European Union has introduced more than a thousand new business regulations since the UK Government challenged it to cut red tape a year ago, according to a new report.

The spice is right for businesswoman Beckham

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:59pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Spice Girl turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham has topped a list of Britain’s 100 foremost entrepreneurs in 2014, according to a leading business magazine.

Business show backs drive for local trade

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

As part of the national Keep Trade Local initiative run by the Federation of Small Businesses, FSB Swindon is sponsoring a business-to-business trade exhibition organised by Outset Swindon during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Wind blows nuclear plants off generating perch

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:06pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

British wind farms generated more power than nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

The Chancellor looks like breaking promise

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:27pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Government borrowing rose to £11.8bn in September, an increase of £1.6bn from a year earlier, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Borrowing against home equity at highest level

Wiltshire Business Online:

3:25pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Borrowing drawing on the equity tied up in people’s property has hit its highest quarterly level since records began in 2002, figures show.

Ford invests £190m in low carbon engine

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

David Cameron has welcomed a £190 million investment by Ford as a “vote of confidence” in the Government’s economic plan.

Find out about rail electrification

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:13am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Network Rail will be exhibiting the proposals for the Great Western Electrification from 12pm until 6pm tomorrow in Wiltshire County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge.

Class act to follow

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

As part of its expansion across the South West, education recruitment specialist Classpeople has chosen to develop its new senior management team from within the company itself.

Humidifier from Dyson

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:09am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Dyson has diversified from its well-known vacuum cleaners and fans with the launch of its first humidifier.

New property firm takes off

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:44pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Daniel Smethurst has launched Smethurst Property Consultants, a commercial property agency focused on the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire region.

IT support company hires manager for sales team

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:42pm Thursday 16th October 2014

EXPANDING IT support company Sensata has appointed a new manager to the sales team, Darren Beggan, who brings a wealth of experience from sales and the IT industry.

£1.25m Salisbury guesthouse for sale

Wiltshire Business Online:

12:03pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Lancers House, a superb multi-award winning guesthouse in Salisbury has been brought to the market by specialist property adviser Christie + Co.

WHSmith profits up nine per cent

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:33am Thursday 16th October 2014

WH Smith, the stationery and bookstore chain, has reported a rise in full-year profits after a strong performance.

Abbey Clancy rocks it with Vauxhall and James Brown

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:22am Thursday 16th October 2014

Vauxhall Motors and James Brown proudly present The Vauxhalls – a short film bringing to life the liberating sound and style of rock and roll.

Heritage Motor Centre plans Toy Fair

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:08am Thursday 16th October 2014

The successful Toy and Collectors Fair returns to the Heritage Motor Centre on Sunday 23 November from 10am – 5pm.

Pass my parcel with Smiths News

Wiltshire Business Online:

9:03am Thursday 16th October 2014

Smiths News, the UK’s leading newspaper and magazine wholesaler has announced the official launch of ‘Pass My Parcel’, a new wholly owned parcel delivery service with Amazon as its launch client.

Firms offered legal advice on sick days

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:01pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Basepoint Swindon has invited Nicola Whiteside, a representative from Peninsula Business Services, to talk about absenteeism in the workplace at its Networking Hub on Monday, October 27.

New face at the helm of the region’s CBI

Wiltshire Business Online:

5:03pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

The new chairman of the CBI South West is Steve West, the vice-chancellor of the University of the West of England.

Plastic waste to oil firm given backing

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:03pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

EcoMachines Incubator, the seed fund and accelerator for startups in the energy and resource efficiency space, has announced its investment in Recycling Technologies, a company that recycles plastic waste into a clean heavy fuel oil alternative.

Hydrogen cars to get £11m funding

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:12pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

The arrival of hydrogen cars on UK roads is a step closer as the Business Minister Matthew Hancock announced up to £11m of funding.

Old Masters going cheap

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:15pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

If you’ve always fancied having a Rembrandt, a Rubens, or a Raphael to hang on your wall, but can’t afford the multi-million-pound price tag, Cotswold auctioneer Moore Allen And Innocent can offer an alternative.

Companies combine to think outside the box

Wiltshire Business Online:

1:08pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

The Wiltshire-based GWP Group has joined with several other like-minded independent box-makers across the UK to form a shared corrugated sheet manufacturing business named CorrBoard UK.

Vastern Timber leads the way in Grown in Britain

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:38am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Wootton Basset based Vastern Timber is hosting representatives from across the hardwood industry supply chain on Friday October 17.  The event delegates will discuss the challenges and opportunities for British timber.

Wiltshire Young Farmers have successful year

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:23am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Wiltshire Young Farmers have had their best year for very many years.

Carol Vorderman goes electric with Vauxhall

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:01am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Carol Vorderman has become the latest ambassador to trial the Vauxhall Ampera extended-range electric vehicle, in support of the Go Ultra Low campaign.

Monahans planning a charity seminar at Chippenham

Wiltshire Business Online: Mike Shawyer

9:16am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Monahans, one of the largest accountancy firms in the west of England, is holding a Charity Seminar at the Chippenham Golf Club on Thursday November 13.

Two day triathlon and run festival at Shaftesbury estates next year

Wiltshire Business Online:

2:35pm Monday 13th October 2014

Two of the south’s leading entrepreneurs have joined forces to launch a major new sporting festival in the region.

Honda's almost 100mpg journey

Wiltshire Business Online:

2:01pm Monday 13th October 2014

Honda engineers Fergal McGrath and James Warren, driving a Honda Civic Tourer, have won this year’s MPG Marathon eco-driving challenge in a nail-biting finish with last year’s champions, Nick Chapman and Rosemary Homer.

Kilpatrick & Co in Hungerford done deal

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:33am Monday 13th October 2014

Kilpatrick & Co have been appointed managing agents at The Courtyard, Hungerford, a mixed use development on the High Street comprising of Eliane, a café/restaurant, four shops, including the renowned Hungerford Bookshop and five offices.

Special deals for service personnel in Wilts/Glos

Wiltshire Business Online: Cirencester Chiropractors launch emergency services and armed forces discount scheme

8:38am Monday 13th October 2014

Wiltshire and Gloucestershire’s armed forces and emergency services personnel are set to save pounds in a new scheme set up by Dyer St Chiropractic Clinic in Cirencester.  

Bristol Airport's new fire fighting unit

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:27am Monday 13th October 2014

Bristol Airport’s Rescue and Fire-Fighting Service has opened a new £950,000 fire-fighting training facility, situated on the south side of the Airport site.

Top award for Old Mill

Wiltshire Business Online:

8:21am Monday 13th October 2014

Progressive  accountants and financial planners Old Mill have won the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) David Norton award for building excellence.

Video selfie part of recruitment process

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:17pm Friday 10th October 2014

Bosses at Pebley Beach in Swindon are taking an innovative approach to recruitment – by asking applicants for front-line positions to submit a video selfie alongside their CV.

Awards for green firms

Wiltshire Business Online:

4:20pm Friday 10th October 2014

Environmentally-aware businesses in Wiltshire have a new opportunity to showcase their green credentials as the 2015 Enterprising Wiltshire Awards have been launched.

Customers in an app-y mood

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:21am Thursday 9th October 2014

A new app aimed at ‘revolutionising the retail experience’ for Bestway and Batleys cash and carry customers has been created.

Plumbers in the flow with special Which? status

Wiltshire Business Online:

10:19am Thursday 9th October 2014

A new app aimed at ‘revolutionising the retail experience’ for Bestway and Batleys cash and carry customers has been created.

Swindon needs a nuclear future, says Business West

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:18am Thursday 9th October 2014

Commenting on the announcement that the European Commission has given the new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset EU state aid approval, Ian Larrard, Director of the Initiative in Swindon & Wiltshire, part of Business West said:

Chance to have dinner with rugby internationals

Wiltshire Business Online:

11:02am Thursday 9th October 2014

There is a  fantastic opportunity to raise funds and listen to International Rugby Stars.

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