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Wiltshire heating and plumbing firm lead the fight against legionella

ENGINEERS at Wiltshire’s leading heating and plumbing company John Williams Heating Services, are now able to offer risk assessments to landlords and businesses helping them comply with legionella legislation. By law, anyone who controls premises where a trade, business or...

StartUp business bus to give budding entrepreneurs a lift at Wharf Green event

A NATIONAL campaign aimed at aspiring businessmen and women will be coming to Swindon next week. StartUp Britain aims to harness the expertise of Britain’s leading businesspeople to encourage entrepreneurship across the UK. Founded by eight entrepreneurs and launched in March...

UTC Swindon’s Angela Barker-Dench to speak at first Women in Industry event

ANGELA Barker-Dench, principal at UTC Swindon, will speak at the first Women in Industry event, which the college is also hosting. Taking place on 28 January from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the UTC Swindon’s Bristol Street site, the event is...

Wiltshire’s leading home care company appoint new operations manager

MICHELE Bodman, who joined Wiltshire home care company Butterfly earlier this year, has been promoted to operations manager. The 48-year-old is now overseeing the day-to-day operations for Butterfly, a business providing high quality social care in people’s own homes in...

Optician looks back on 30 years in Swindon

SITTING at the back of the class and squinting at the blackboard aged nine, Gillian Monk burst into tears when she realised she couldn’t see properly. That traumatic moment inspired the conscientious pupil to help others see clearly and become...

Growing Swindon tech telemarketing business on the move

A SPECIALIST telemarketing company has more than doubled its number of staff in six months, and is planning to relocate thanks to an influx of new clients and an increase in its range of services. VHO, based in Swindon, is...

Swindon skincare firm in line for another big award

SWINDON beauty firm Pink&Green is back on the awards trail. The organic skincare specialist was founded last year by Carol Aplin, and has already collected national recognition for its range. Now the Old Town firm has been shortlisted in the Best...

Pink&Green founder wins another national skincare award

ONLY launched just over one year ago, Swindon-based Pink&Green’s creator and founder, Carol Aplin, has won another national award, this time for her 'Eye Love' night serum. From the hundreds of entries received in the '2016 New For' Janey Loves...

Learn about work/life balance with Swindon Business Village

Coach, stress counsellor and author Carl Rosier-Jones will be help business people learn to sit back and relax when he gives a talk to Swindon networking group Business Village next month. Carl – who wrote The Caveman Principles, about dealing...

Conference will give advice and support for Wiltshire women in business

SETTING up a business or working alone from home can be a struggle. For many women, the extra demands of family and home can make it difficult to focus on the business, and to find a healthy balance. A conference...

Region now firmly on the map for international visitors

SOUTH West destinations and businesses have recently taken part in an extensive programme of activity aimed at putting the region firmly on the map for international tourists. A programme of travel trade activity led by VisitWiltshire has included Showcase South...

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...

Wiltshire financial services firm Hartsfield in running for top regional award

WILTSHIRE financial services firm Hartsfield has reached the finals of prestigious industry awards, making it among the top 11 in the South West. Hartsfield, based in Corsham, with offices in London and Cardiff, will be up against ten companies in...

Three firms from same Chippenham industrial estate handpicked by ‘Dragon’ Theo

THREE businesses from the same industrial estate in Chippenham were selected as winners by former ‘dragon’ Theo Paphitis in a well-known social media challenge for SMEs. John Williams Heating Services, Active Potential Therapy and J Sheppard & Son are all...

Care company which really looks after its people

WILTSHIRE care company Butterfly, has been awarded its first Investors in People accreditation. Owners Anne and Eric Pelling and their team welcomed the Investors in People team into their premises in Westbury, Wiltshire and Upper Bloomfield Road, Odd Down, Bath as...