Digital business goes physical

A specialist e-commerce agency decided to sell goods itself to learn about the difficulties faced by its clients…and now business is booming. Wiltshire-based We are Chain launched its own enterprise – an online pet shop called Dogs Dogs Dogs Ltd – to experience the same issues as its customers. Now business has soared at both companies during the Covid lockdowns, … Read More

Crooks now posing as cyber experts

Cyber security has experienced a major boom since lockdowns forced people to work from home and crooks are taking advantage, a leading expert has said. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, has warned that criminals are posing as cyber experts to gain access to businesses’ systems.

Men more likely to file a late tax return, says Hampshire accountancy firm

Research by HWB Chartered Accountants in Hampshire has confirmed what many of us have long suspected – just like Christmas shopping and packing for holidays, men leave it to the last minute. Latest figures show men are more likely to put off tackling their self-assessment tax returns than their female counterparts.

Snail sales far from sluggish

Dorset Snails says sales of its mouth-watering molluscs are up 250 per cent in the last year as Brits get a taste for the Gallic delicacy

Driven by you

How do you choose which PR strategy is best? In house or outsourced? If outsourced do you want a one man band or an established agency? Here we look at the advantages and disadvantages.

Leading lights step up at Ellis Jones Solicitors

Regional law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors has strengthened the ranks of its senior team in a double promotion boost. Caroline Palacio, who is Head of Insolvency and Business Recovery, has stepped up to Senior Associate from Associate. Maria Evans, whose areas of expertise include Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Regulatory law, has become an Associate just three years after qualifying as … Read More

Regional solicitors look ahead as lockdown takes hold

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

New arrival at FAC

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