Monday, July 24, 2017
FEATURED BUSINESS

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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...

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...

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,...

Young boxers boosted by recruitment specialist

A CHARITY that supports young people in Swindon has been given a boost by local recruitment specialist Aligra with a £500 donation. Aligra MD Mark Neilson said: “Aligra has been a supporter of Scrappers for a number of years and...

Top tips for budding business speakers at ‘Bradcamp’

LEADING motivational business speaker, the founder of 4Networking, Brad Burton, is bringing his ‘Bradcamp’ here. Brad, 44, will be hosting a seminar for anyone who wishes to become a successful and paid public speaker with his one-day speaker training programme...

Estate agency sets £1k goal for homeless charity

THE team at Swindon estate and lettings agent Ashcox & Stone have pledged to raise a thousand pounds during 2017 to support the town’s homeless. By running events and setting team challenges, the team, who specialise in selling homes worth...

Wiltshire garden centre launches contest for artistic youngsters to crown santa

CHILDREN across the Warminster area are invited to make a festive crown to present to Santa in his grotto as part of a garden centre’s festive activities. Santa will be visiting Lakeside Garden Centre, Crockerton, Warminster on Saturday and Sunday...

New DanceWear shop opens in time for festive season

SEAMSTRESS Clare Boldon has taken her talents to new level by opening a shop – DanceWear - in her home town of Chippenham. Clare, aged 42, is well known in Wiltshire for her beautifully crafted bespoke tutus and dance costumes made...

Former footballer will drive a United sales force at DL Windows

A FORMER footballer who used to train with Manchester United will be trying to hit targets of a different kind after being snapped up to lead the sales team of a Wiltshire glazing firm. Mike Ogden, who spent two years...

Get your handwriting analysed as Cross and Sheaffer open new store in Swindon

ICONIC stationery duo Cross and Sheaffer are proud to announce the opening of their new outlet store in the MacArthur Glen Designer Outlet in Swindon. Both brands, who are synonymous with trustworthiness, quality and understated style, will open its doors...

7 reasons to shop locally and Small Business Saturday 2016 in Swindon

IT'S almost here! No, not the Cocoa-Cola lorry – I hate that thing. It’s nothing to do with Christmas and everything to do with commercialism of the worst kind. No! I’m talking about something much more important: Small Business Saturday....

Firms across Swindon and Wiltshire are turning a blind eye to risks in their...

TOO many business owners are risking their companies’ survival by relying on a single customer or supplier. According to a large research study of business owners across the UK, Haines Watts has found many owner managers have an ‘all eggs...

Chippenham heating and plumbing firm give carers a warm reception

DEBBIE and John Williams, co-founders of one of Wiltshire’s most successful heating and plumbing companies, have pledged to be employers who support staff who are carers. The couple recently publicly showed their support for Carer Support Wiltshire by hosting a...