Regional law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors has urged businesses to anticipate employment issues before they arise in the face of a lengthy coronavirus lockdown. Partner and head of employment Kate Brooks has highlighted key points to consider amid calls for tougher restrictions as the Covid crisis deepens. This includes employees being able to take unpaid time off on an unlimited … Read More
A crowdfunding effort has been launched to try and buy the medicine cabinet that belonged to Lord Nelson’s surgeon Sir William Beatty. The wooden apothecary case caused quite a splash when it emerged for sale on the antique marketplace 2Covet.
A leading cyber-security company has appointed a graduate to its growing team of experts – and is urging more women to join the sector. Lucy Dalley, who graduated with a First in cyber security management from Bournemouth University, is now a consultant at C3IA Solutions in Poole, Dorset. The company says there are more jobs than there are qualified personnel … Read More
The new chairman of Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) has been named as Graham Chisnall. The highly experienced sector veteran has occupied senior roles with British Aerospace (BAe), GKN Aerospace and ADS. He replaces Sir Donald Spiers who retired from the role at FAC after almost 20 years. The consortium is a highly regarded trade association with members based mainly in … Read More
A leading supplier of drones is warning people that new laws coming into effect from January mean they might not be able to legally fly their Christmas presents. The rules mean pilots will need to complete a certificate of competency to allow them to fly a drone weighing more than 250g in most locations. With drones a big seller this … Read More
The medicine cabinet that belonged to Lord Nelson’s surgeon Sir William Beatty who attended him as he died has emerged for sale. It is dated 1803, just two years before the Battle of Trafalgar during which Nelson was fatally shot on board his flagship HMS Victory. The wooden apothecary case was bought some time ago from a private collector by … Read More
Sir Donald Spiers has announced he is to step down as chairman of the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) after almost 20 years. The government and industry veteran who was previously head of aerospace procurement for the UK’s armed forces has had a glittering career from when he began as a graduate apprentice. The FAC’s managing director David Barnes paid tribute … Read More
Christmas cards sent by the Queen and Prince Charles to an employee on the Sandringham estate are to go under the hammer at auction at Rowley’s saleroom in Ely, Cambs.
An antique dealer who bought 210lbs of scrap silver and commissioned a craftsman to make a massive 17th century-style wine cistern from it has put it up for sale. Simon Wingett wanted to create a copy of something that was once used to display opulence, wealth and power in only the finest residences. The cistern stands almost two feet high … Read More
Expanding property consultancy Myddelton & Major has won a prestigious award for the ninth year in a row. The Salisbury-based firm covering the central southern region has once again won the title of Most Active Agency in Wiltshire. Myddelton & Major Partner Dean Speer was named the individual dealmaker who completed the most transactions. Estates Gazette, the weekly and online … Read More