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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...

Mixing the old and the new: Unique Corsham shop celebrates first birthday

A VINTAGE and homewares shop with a community and celebrity clientele, is celebrating its first anniversary in a popular Wiltshire town. Previous Homewares in Corsham High Street was founded and is run by entrepreneur Nicola White and offers an eclectic...

DL Windows set to leave Chippenham base as part of south west expansion plan

AFTER nearly 50 years in business, a Chippenham double glazing firm is set to relocate its headquarters out of the town as part of an ambitious expansion plan. DL Windows has put its Malmesbury Road showroom on the market after...

Jade named Employee of the Year at Aligra recruitment agency celebration

JADE Cholod, Aligra’s Professional & Executive consultant was awarded the prestigious ‘Employee of the Year Award’ at the company’s annual summer get together last Saturday. The award is given to the employee who has shown exemplary performance, worked effectively...

Five is the magic number as Swindon personal injury law firm Novum Law expands

NOVUM Law, the specialist personal injury law firm headquartered in Swindon, has appointed five new solicitors as part of its expansion as demand for its expert legal services for claimants grows.  This is the highest number of new solicitor...