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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...

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...

Salisbury welcomes new ethical retail store

GOODFAYRE is opening its first store in Salisbury on the September 9, following a successful trial pop-up in May. In a city which boasts a wide variety of independent retailers and a captive market for shopping locally, Goodfayre will become...

Welcome to my Den: Three Chippenham entrepreneurs get invite from ex Dragon Theo

THREE entrepreneurs who run businesses on the same Wiltshire industrial estate are heading off to Birmingham to meet millionaire Theo Paphitis. Sam Cox, who runs Active Potential Therapy on the Bumpers Farm Industrial Estate, Chippenham and John and Debbie Williams,...

Fast-growing IT firm takes on four new team members

FAST-GROWING IT and communications firm Thirdline has taken on four new members of staff, bringing its workforce to 20. Daniel Matthews has joined Swindon-based Thirdline as a service desk technician, supporting clients with IT issues and helping them find solutions...

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...

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...
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Accountants warn small businesses to prepare for tax rises in April

STEPH and Mark Rickaby, directors of Wiltshire-based accountancy firm Sunflower Accounts Ltd, are warning company shareholders & investors about taxes being introduced from April 6 this year. The couple who run their business from Calne are anxious to inform small businesses across the...

Engage your brain…and your legs: New business coaching in the great outdoors

A HIGHWORTH-BASED coach is offering local business women and female entrepreneurs a new opportunity to lift their business and personal performance by combining business coaching with the physical and mental benefits of exercising outdoors. Gail Gibson, a business performance coach,...