Tradesmen given tools for work at skills session

Romsey Advertiser:

4:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

BUILDERS, plasterers and roofers have been treated to a special event for local jobseekers.

Solent firms awarded £1m to cut carbon footprint

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:25pm Friday 31st October 2014

MORE than £1 million in grants has been awarded to Solent companies over the past year in a bid to cut carbon emissions.

Chandler's Ford businessman nominated for Young Business Person of the Year Award

Romsey Advertiser:

12:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

A BUSINESSMAN from Chandler’s Ford has been nominated as one of three finalists for a special prize.

Former Basingstoke students launch home dining business

Romsey Advertiser:

11:35am Thursday 30th October 2014

TWO former Basingstoke students are aiming to take away the stress of hosting dinner parties after setting up a home catering business.

All smiles for graduating social entrepreneurs

Romsey Advertiser:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

AS budding entrepreneurs clad in their finery gathered to collect their prize, proud family members and colleagues looked on.

Early bird catches the Dragon

Romsey Advertiser:

10:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

Following the launch of the 11th Test Valley Business Awards, at The Potters Heronat Ampfield earlier this month, the entries are rolling in.

Guest speaker of Winchester networking hub extolls Twitter's vitues

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE guest speaker of a Winchester networking event has been extolling the virtues of Twitter-use for business.

West Berkshire Training Consortium to sponsor engineering courses at BCoT

Romsey Advertiser: BCoT to hold part-time course enrolment evening

12:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A TRAINING provider will work in partnership with a Basingstoke college to sponsor an engineering course.

Property joint venture bringing new opportunities for Basingstoke businesses

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

FISHRON Securities, a joint venture company between two well-known local commercial property investors and developers, Lamron Estates from Basingstoke and Mortimer based TA Fisher, is looking to bring new opportunities for local businesses by investing several million pounds in part of the rejuvenation of the ‘Top of Town’ area of Basingstoke.

Bank to axe 9,000 jobs and close 150 branches

Romsey Advertiser:

8:01am Tuesday 28th October 2014

State-backed Lloyds Banking Group is to cut 9,000 jobs over the next three years as part of plans which will see the net closure of 150 branches.

Festival Place celebrates Living Wage accreditation

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

FESTIVAL Place has been accredited by the Living Wage Foundation and received the highest standard Investors in People award in recognition of its commitment to its employees.

Who said the old ways are the best?

Romsey Advertiser:

12:04pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

New technology and the ancient craft of charcoal burning are not two phrases which often occur in the same sentence.

Could it be double success for Centerprise on November 13?

Romsey Advertiser: Video conferencing in the spotlight at Centerprise

12:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

IT could be lucky 13 for Centerprise International which has high hopes in scooping two top honours after being shortlisted for national and regional awards which will be announced on the same day.

Ten – Fore! Motorola Solutions sponsors the Police Sport UK National Golf Team

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

IT is a case of ‘ten-fore’ as Motorola Solutions UK sponsors the Police Sport UK Golf National Team.

Business incubator set to get funding boost from Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

Romsey Advertiser: Councillor Clive Sanders

9:33am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A NEW programme which could unlock £20million of business investment into Basingstoke is set to get a funding boost if plans are approved by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Cabinet tonight.

Pub landlord retires 47 years on from tragic beginnings

Romsey Advertiser:

6:03pm Monday 27th October 2014

WHEN teenager Tony Senger was considering his career options as a youngster in 1967, the last thing he wanted to do was run a pub.

Beware the hidden problems, warns Winchester property surveyor Trinity Rose

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

4:52pm Monday 27th October 2014

WHEN buying a property, it’s easy to be impressed by shiny new kitchens and bathrooms - and fail to spot the leaky roof or broken boiler.

New finance director for Sovereign Housing Association

Romsey Advertiser:

4:28pm Monday 27th October 2014

SOVEREIGN Housing Association, which operates in the Basingstoke area, has announced a new finance director to replace Martin Huckerby, who is set to retire in December, following 25 years in the job.

Engineer joins Winchester firm in its bid to reduce power station emissions

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A WINCHESTER company which works to reduce power station emissions has appointed a new engineer.

Hope & Rainbow reaches finals of national business awards

Romsey Advertiser: National Award Nomination for Local Mumpreneur

12:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

BASINGSTOKE mum and entrepreneur, Kate Hope, is a finalist in The Mumpreneur Awards.

Family juice bar opens in Brooks centre

Romsey Advertiser:

11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

WHETHER apple and berries tickle your fancy or its bananas, mango and peach there’s a flavour for everyone at a new Winchester juice bar.

Leverton Clarke receives Queen's Award

Romsey Advertiser:

9:20am Monday 27th October 2014

IT WAS a red letter day for staff at Basingstoke firm Leverton Clarke as the company received its Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Hampshire Chamber calls for a more enterprising, better-skilled trading nation

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S voice of business has laid out its growth aspirations for the county and Britain as a whole.

Grandmother and child escape 'faulty' car fireball

Romsey Advertiser:

4:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A GRANDMOTHER escaped with her baby grandson seconds before a car sold to her by a controversial second hand dealer burst into a ball of flames.

Flybe pulls plug on new flights from city airport

Romsey Advertiser: Southampton Airport operator to change its name

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON-based airline Flybe has left scores of passengers disappointed after pulling the plug on a new route.

Baker Tilly advice on keeping your staff healthy and happy

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

WITH the arrival of autumn and the nights drawing in, keeping your staff healthy, happy and motivated can be a challenge.

UPDATE: Man arrested after sledgehammer raid on city bank

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire police need more cash.

11:03am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE are hunting would-be thieves who tried to break into a city bank with a sledgehammer.

VIDEO: Shop owner fights armed robbers

Romsey Advertiser:

9:36am Friday 24th October 2014

THE traumatised owner of a Hampshire jewellery business has told how he tried to fight off a hammer-wielding gang targeting one of his stores.

Theatre axes jobs to cut costs

Romsey Advertiser: STANDING TEST OF TIME: The Theatre Royal, Winchester.

9:59am Friday 24th October 2014

A WINCHESTER theatre has made redundancies in a bid to save money.

Hampshire Fare confirms corporate partnership deal for 6th year running

Romsey Advertiser:

12:57pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Southern Co-operative has renewed its corporate partnership with county food group Hampshire Fare.

CBI comments on the latest GDP figures

Romsey Advertiser: John Cridland

1:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE CBI anticipates the UK’s economy will continue to grow, despite the growth rate cooling. Figures from the Office of National Statistics released today, show the economy grew by 0.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2014.

Enterprise M3 sets out roadmap for delivery of growth deal

Romsey Advertiser: Geoff French, chairman of Enterprise M3

11:44am Friday 24th October 2014

ENTERPRISE M3 LEP outlined its roadmap for the successful delivery of its Growth Deal.

New Chandler's Ford facility boosts Hampshire's manufacturing industry

Romsey Advertiser:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW facility at Chandler’s Ford has been refurbished indicating a growth in Hampshire manufacturing.

Leading lights LED by Vision are showing how to save energy

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAPLEDURWELL firm is shedding some light on money-saving opportunities now that businesses are required to take a long hard look at how they use energy.

Spectacular £40m plans for former Meridian television site in Southampton

Romsey Advertiser:

7:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Spectacular plans to transfoms form the former Meridian TV site in Southampton have been revealed.

Hundreds of jobs at risk as major retailer closes stores

Romsey Advertiser: Win £500 worth of Habitat products from Homebase

10:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HUNDREDS of Hampshire jobs could be at risk after a major chain announced it was cutting a quarter of its stores.

Top BBC journalist who hails from Basingstoke to address FSB annual meeting

Romsey Advertiser:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BBC journalist who hails from Basingstoke, will be a special guest and after dinner speaker at the Federation of Small Businesses’ annual dinner.

Jobs at risk as Homebase considers store closures

Romsey Advertiser: Jobs threat with home improvement store Homebase set to shut branch

5:25pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

HUNDREDS of Hampshire jobs could be at risk after a major chain announced it was cutting a quarter of its stores.

Shire deal falls through after US firm pulls the plug

Romsey Advertiser:

10:06am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AMERICAN drug firm AbbVie has pulled out of a £32billion deal to buy Basingstoke-based pharmaceutical firm Shire plc after the US Treasury announced new tax rules.

Carpenters kick-off Curdridge company renovating Hampshire shepherds' huts

Romsey Advertiser:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WHETHER made from corrugated tin, wood or reclaimed iron, these simple little elevated rooms were once home to Hampshire’s shepherds.

700 new jobs plan for derelict city site

Romsey Advertiser:

9:45am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS is the multi-million pound vision for a thriving new waterside district in Southampton that would create hundreds of new jobs and homes.

CBI comments on new European Commission

Romsey Advertiser: EURO SCEPTICS: A NECC survey says firms are worried about a withdrawal from the EU

2:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE CBI is calling on reform of the EU now that MEPs have voted by a comfortable majority in support of the new European Commission.

Haines Watts talks business to Young Enterprise students

Romsey Advertiser: "What's Going On In the World" - Economic and Tax Planning Seminar 2014

12:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BUSINESS finance was the theme for a talk given by colleagues from Haines Watts.

New pop-up craft shop opens in Festival Place

Romsey Advertiser:

11:07am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW pop-up shop called All Our Own Crafts has opened in Basingstoke’s Festival Place.

Solent Skills Festival helps youngsters find their dream career

Romsey Advertiser:

10:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SOME of Hampshire’s biggest employers will set out their stalls to inspire young people making the next move towards their dream careers.

Regus on Chineham Park will be a drop-off point for Operation Christmas Child

Romsey Advertiser: CALL FOR HELP: The Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal.

4:09pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOR the second year running Regus is supporting a Christmas campaign which sends present-filled shoeboxes to needy children in developing and war-torn countries.

Pants idea leads to award nomination for Southampton entrepreneur Becky

Romsey Advertiser:

11:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

An ENTREPRENEUR from Southampton has been shortlisted for a national award and needs the help of her community.

Shortage of office space in Southampton could hit city's economy

Romsey Advertiser: Southampton Civic Centre now stands on the site of Marlands

11:46am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SHORTAGE of office space in Southampton could hit the Solent’s economy, according to a new report.

£1.5m revamp of Fareham runway will help boost region's economy

Romsey Advertiser:

11:42am Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN airfield runway will undergo a £1.5m refurbishment as part of a push to encourage businesses to join the “thriving aviation community”.

Uni staff to go on strike

Romsey Advertiser: Exterior of Southampton University

6:01pm Monday 20th October 2014

UP TO 1,000 members of staff at the University of Southampton could go on strike as part of a row over pensions.

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