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Irwin Mitchell’s UK Powerhouse report, produced on the basis of joint analysis by the national law firm and the Centre for Economic & Business Research (Cebr), says Southampton can expect to see a significant slowdown in economic growth in the next year following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. The report provides an estimate, […]
The Book People, advised by Savills, has acquired and will occupy the entire 12,748 sq ft office space of Salisbury House at Weyside Park in Godalming from a private landlord on a new 10-year lease.
Fresh Relevance, the marketing hub for online retailers has made the finals in the innovation and technology category of the Test Valley Business Awards 2016. The company has seen major domestic and international growth in the past year, more than doubling the size of its Southampton head-office, opening a dedicated sales office in central London, […]
IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, has responded to The Digital Economy, the report newly-released by the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee, by calling for action.
Whitley Stimpson, one of the largest independent accountancy and business advisers in the Thames-Valley area, has been licensed to examine and report on travel companies and airlines providing ATOL money-back assurances. The ATOL reporting accountants’ scheme has been developed by the Civil Aviation Authority to help the standard of ATOL reporting and to provide assurance […]
The British economy is ‘heading for a marked slowdown’ warned Mark Berrisford-Smith, head of economics at HSBC, when he addressed nearly 200 business men and women at a special breakfast seminar organised by the bank and Rothmans accountants on ‘Brexit Realities’.
Salmon Harvester Properties has let a 3,269 sq ft floor office in its Queen’s Square office building at Ascot Business Park on a 10-year lease to Loyalty Angels which trades as Bink and provides an app which automatically collects and displays loyalty-card points and offers.
The Barclays Digital Development Index, which benchmarks 10 countries around the world on their readiness to compete in the digital economy and which attributes an overarching ‘digital empowerment’ score to each nation, found that the UK came in just fourth place behind new and emerging ‘digital tiger’ economies Estonia, South Korea and Sweden. The research […]
The latest UK Customer Service Index (UKCSI), which has run every six months since January 2008 and which is built on interviews with 10,000 UK consumers, shows that customer service in the retail-banking sector has failed to improve over the past year, despite moves to increase competition and quality of service. The Index reveals that […]
Regeneration is more commonly associated with old industrial or brownfield sites, but in the lush Oxfordshire countryside Howbery Business Park is currently undertaking its own form of regeneration with its run-down gate house being transformed into a 863 sq ft state-of-the-art office space which will become the global headquarters for KKDC Design House, the global […]
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and Maidenhead Golf Club have signed a contract which will see the council buy back Maidenhead Golf Club’s lease, opening up the opportunity for the site to be brought forward for development. The council owns the freehold on the site and the Golf Club will now give up […]
Bidwells will be the agents for The District Centre, a much-needed retail scheme which has just been launched at Great Western Park, Didcot and which is due to open next summer. The scheme will serve the large-scale housing development of 3,300 homes at the park as well as the adjacent Valley Park site, which has […]
Southampton Solent University has awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Technology to Guillaume Verdier, the Internationally renowned naval architect and yacht designer.
Content Guru will renew its support of the European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards (ECCCSA) for 2016, this time sponsoring the event’s “Large Contact Centre of the Year” category.
The RICS UK commercial market survey for the second quarter, based on responses collected after the Brexit decision, shows that investment demand has weakened in the region; that an increasing share of respondents across the South East now feel the market is in an early downturn phase; and that the 12-month capital-value and rental projections […]
Business United, the forum connecting fast-growth business leaders in medium-sized businesses (MSBs), is launching its flagship event, The Brittelstand Symposium at which business owners and directors will meet to share experiences and solutions with their peer group. Brexit, as the key threat and cause of uncertainty for many attendees, will be a focus for the […]
Goadsby has let Unit 4 Trinity Industrial Estate, Southampton to A.J.M Autos.
The Brookwood Partnership, a leading independent education caterer, and ABsolutely Catering, its sister company, have merged with Reading-based CH&Co Group. Brookwood’s co-founders, Kate Martin and Sue Parfett, will continue in their current roles as managing partners. The merger gives the newly enlarged Group a turnover in excess of £200 million. Its associated brands will now […]
Nortons Group, the Reading-based firm of chartered accountants and international business advisors which was acquired in February this year by global administration and corporate service provider Vistra, been rebranded to Vistra. As part of the Vistra brand, the Nortons teams will have a leading role in the international management and development of the Vistra international-expansion […]
SEGRO has welcomed The Bakery, a team of ‘open-innovation’ specialists with a new and innovative approach to solving business problems, to the Slough Trading Estate which is Europe’s largest trading estate under single ownership.