Business Services

Finance & Insurance

Money worries top concerns of small business workers

67% feel mental well-being has been impacted by pandemic   January 2022: As Blue Monday approaches on 17th January 2022, a new survey of the employees of the UK’s small businesses[i] by Purbeck Personal Guarantee Insurance, the UK’s only provider of personal guarantee insurance, has found that 25% feel more stressed and anxious than prior […]

Pandemic rattles the mid-market’s business confidence – again

As restrictions start to be re-imposed as part of the government’s ‘Plan B’ to manage the potential impact of the Omicron variant, new research from Grant Thornton UK LLP’s latest Business Outlook Tracker* finds that profit growth expectations in the mid-market have plummeted to an annual low. Only 33% of 601 mid-sized businesses in the […]

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Dorchester School Student Secures Top Prize in Meyers...

St Osmund’s School, Dorchester has been awarded a donation of £500 by  Meyers Estate Agents, following their participation and winning design submitted by a student in a festive ‘design a for sale board’ competition.   Mark Meyer, CEO, Meyers Estate Agents confirms: “As an agency, we love engaging with the communities where we work and were […]

Sustainability

Blenheim Palace Lake Dredge

As many of you are aware we had planned to dredge the Queen Pool at Blenheim in 2020, however this was put on hold due to the pandemic. The time has allowed us to do work on the lake which now means we can dredge the lake as a wet dredge, rather than the previously […]

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The latest from the world of technology, I.T., and telecommunications. Featuring Zoho, Freeths, Activate Learning, Penningtons Manches Cooper, Unipart, Storm Internet and many more…

Conference & Events

Professional Services

How to choose the right Auditor for your business

Understanding your risks and improving your processes can have a significant impact on your business, but many companies are unaware of the full benefits an audit can deliver. To help you gain a greater appreciation of the audit process and find an auditor that supports your company’s needs, you are invited to join our Joint […]

People

Sales & Marketing

HeadOn PR hires again and calls for more new...

Cheltenham-based PR and media communications agency, HeadOn PR, has appointed Emily Goold fresh out of University as a Junior Public Relations Account Executive.      Emily, who lives in Corse Lawn, Gloucester and recently achieved a 2:1 degree in Media and Journalism from the University of the West of England, a top 40 UK University, joins the growing team at Eagle Tower, Montpellier. She holds a strong skillset in media writing, photography and video editing, podcasting and social media management.  […]

Property

Morgan Sindall Construction brings upskilling initiative to Aylesbury

A multi-purpose training and learning facility has been established in Aylesbury as part of Morgan Sindall Construction’s commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates.    The Knowledge Quad, which is the third of its kind in the country and the first in the South East, will create an essential link between the construction industry and education providers to ensure that curricula align with employer requirements.   The stand-alone facility is located at Kingsbrook Secondary School, a project currently being delivered […]

Local Government

Strategy

Tech, IT & Comms

Web & Social

Greener websites: taking the green initiative in digital

Like all businesses, we’re working hard to reduce our environmental impact. The time for ‘business as usual’ is behind us, and at Versantus we want to help our customers reduce the carbon footprint of their digital assets. Of course there’s a moral obligation to look after our planet, but, if you rely heavily on digital channels to do business, there’s a financial benefit too.

The Importance of Blogging for SEO

The blog feature on a website can be one of the most overlooked and underestimated pages in terms of SEO. Utilising the blog section on a website and updating it with content offers the opportunity for a greater SEO impact, higher rankings for search terms on search engines, and more authority and visibility. Why is blogging so […]

Responsible Business

Research & Development Specialists Ltd Delivers over £2,000 of...

Altrincham-based Research & Development Specialists LTD (RDS)  has delivered over £2,000 worth of toys, games and presents for underprivileged children across Greater Manchester and Nottingham.     In Manchester, partnering with Manchester-based charity, Wood Street Mission, the local business provided gifts for those children in the care system, and those who may not have received any presents this year without donations from individuals and companies such as […]

This is home

Who cares for care leavers at Christmas?   Who is in that sleeping bag you just stepped over to carry on Christmas shopping? Chances are it’s a care leaver. The stark reality of ‘looked after’ children in this country is that 10,000 of them leave care every year, and one in four is homeless by […]

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Dorchester School Student Secures Top Prize in Meyers...

St Osmund’s School, Dorchester has been awarded a donation of £500 by  Meyers Estate Agents, following their participation and winning design submitted by a student in a festive ‘design a for sale board’ competition.   Mark Meyer, CEO, Meyers Estate Agents confirms: “As an agency, we love engaging with the communities where we work and were […]