Saturday, August 19, 2017

New software is just the job for Swindon recruiter

LEADING Swindon recruiter Field has invested in new high end software to help improve services to its clients and candidates. The Commercial Road-based company, which has been in the town for more than 40 years, has migrated to a new...

Las Vegas conference date for ground-breaking hypnotherapist

GROUND-breaking work on relieving women’s menopause symptoms will be presented to a Las Vegas conference by Swindon-based hypnotherapist Helen Breward. The 2017 HypnoThoughts Live conference in Las Vegas is suitably oversized with an impressive list of speakers all considered trail...

Swindon lawyer to challenge fear of heights by wing walking

CHRISTINE Bunting is to challenge her fear of heights when she wing walks for children’s charity Cerebra. The director of Hyphen Law, a specialist Court of Protection law firm based in Swindon, Christine, 57, will bravely climb onto the wing...

Make rentals energy efficient or face penalties, landlords warned

A TENANT vetting service is warning landlords to prepare their properties for new energy regulations coming into force next year. Swindon-based Tenant Screening is urging landlords to ensure their rentals meet new minimum energy efficiency standards before starting or renewing...

Senior accountant Emma joins Swindon practice

EMMA Skinner has joined the expanding offices of Haines Watts Swindon as a senior accountant. The 25-year-old from Stratton, Swindon, is a former Commonweal School studen and she secured her professional qualification with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in...

Small steps can bring big changes, says nutritional therapist

NUTRITIONAL therapist Helen Adams has left behind a successful global career in the financial services sector to follow her passion – helping others to live happy and healthy lives through good nutrition.   Helen, 58, set up Oakmead Clinic after she told her personal story...

Property agency pledges charity donation for every 2017 home valuation

ASHCOX & Stone, the property sales and lettings agency based in Swindon’s Old Town, has launched a new fundraising commitment in support of the homeless charity, the Swindon Night Shelter. With a minimum £1,000 fundraising target this year, the agency...

Older people in Swindon to benefit from community grant

Care at home provider Bluebird Care Swindon is again offering to back a local group which supports older people. The company will fund a £250 community grant, and is currently looking for applications from groups, charities and organisations which work...

Employers invited to quiz pension providers on auto enrolment

A PANEL of pension providers will be in the hot seat this week at a Swindon event aimed at answering queries and concerns about auto-enrolment. Accountancy firm Regulatory Accounting - a subsidiary of the RFS Group, a leading FT100 regulatory...

Firm hopes paid gym time will mean fighting-fit staff

SWINDON'S Smarter Media have announced they will be putting the promotion of a healthy body and healthy mind within the workplace as a priority for their hard-working employees. It's not just customers who are important; employees are too and this...

Lis helps women be ready for social media spotlight

PROFESSIONAL photographer and business author Lis McDermott is running an event to help fellow business women look their best in front of the camera. Lis, author of the book Headshot Diva – why your business profile affects your bottom line,...

Wiltshire recruiter heads driver accreditation group for third year

A FREIGHT Transport Association accreditation scheme, aimed at raising standards among driver recruitment companies, is being chaired by a Wiltshire businessman for the third consecutive year. Julian Thompson, founder and director of Chippenham-based 24-7 Staffing, helped set up the FTA...

New directorship created for expanding lead generation businesses

TWO growing Swindon-based lead-generation companies have created the role of sales and marketing director to underpin their ambitious expansion plans. Martin Dugan, who has been with The Business Generation Group (TBG) and its sister company VHO for five years as...

Georgina is heating firm’s latest successful apprentice

ANOTHER apprentice has made the grade at Wiltshire’s leading heating company John Williams Heating Services. Georgina Williams, 21, who lives in Chippenham, now works as a full-time administrator at the company which is run by her parents John and Debbie....

‘Record level’ of industrial property take-up despite Brexit vote

THE take-up of industrial and warehouse premises grew in 2016 by 50% in Swindon, according to property experts Whitmarsh Lockhart, who handled three quarters of the total floorspace transacted in the town. Across the Swindon last year, over 1.4 million...