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...

Newlyweds have presents stolen from Trowbridge marquee

POLICE are appealing for information following a theft in Trowbridge. A wedding reception was held in a marquee in Canal Road on the evening of 10 September 2016. The celebrations finished at 2.30am on 11 September 2016. Some time between 2.30am and...

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...

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...

Fundraising golf day is well above par

A GOLF DAY organised by Swindon chartered accountants Banks BHG has boosted their charity fundraising by more than £900. The Stratton-based company has raised more than £3,500 so far this year for Julia’s House Children’s Hospice, which is opening the...

Swindon solicitor celebrates two decades of helping others

BEVIRS’ solicitor Michelle Bowyer is celebrating her 20th anniversary in the legal profession. Michelle, 42, who is married with a three year old daughter, is one of Bevirs’ family law experts – part of a team which is one of the...

Wiltshire artisan retailer PinkBox appoints first ‘gift curator’

PINKBOX Boutique, the Wiltshire-based multi-channel retailer offering artisan products suitable for friends, family or business colleagues has appointed its first ‘gift curator’. Liz Denbury has joined the PinkBox team offering Boutique@Home shopping parties for a great night in with friends,...

Systemagic brings 100-year-old business into the 21st Century

THE IT team at Systemagic have worked their charm on an historic joinery firm by bringing them into the modern era of technology. Hawker Joinery, based in Batheaston, near Bath, is 98 years old and has provided bespoke joinery products...

Free support service available for jobseekers

JOB-SEEKING adults across the Thames Valley are getting some of the best free support in the country a new report shows. The National Careers Service offers guidance to thousands of unemployed or job-seeking adults across the Thames Valley region each...

Devizes teacher waves goodbye to classroom to cook up her own business dream

DEVIZES foodie Suzie House has swapped a distinguished teaching career to set up her own cookery business. Delushious Home Comforts will offer a brand of oven-to-table meals; home cooked heat-and-eat food using locally sourced meat and vegetables, delivered to customers...

Cutting the cloth: New business set to move into Trowbridge’s historic Handle House

A UNIQUE building in Trowbridge with links to the town’s cloth manufacturing heritage is set to be repurposed for the 21st Century. Built in 1844 as part of Studley Mill, the walls of the Grade II-listed Handle House in Stallard...