Oxford recruiter goes national

The Oxford branch manager of a recruitment company has been promoted to National Strategic Sales Manager. Zoe Ellis’s new role for Berry Recruitment means she will develop the ‘commercial’ side of the business. She has managed Berry Recruitment in the university city for nine years with a particular focus on recruiting in the ‘office’ and ‘finance’ sectors. Now she will … Read More

IT firm helps drive Formula One team towards chequered flag

An international motor racing team has put Bristol-based business technology provider ITEC in pole position for managed print and document solutions, having appointed the firm ‘official document technology supplier’. The Sahara Force India Formula 1™ team, successfully led by drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg, is using ITEC’s managed print and document solutions to revolutionise its back office operations. ITEC … Read More

Best feet forward for Chamber team on night shift

An intrepid team from Hampshire Chamber of Commerce will be putting their best feet forward to take part in a gruelling 40-mile midnight hike for charity this summer. Four experienced walkers are set to take part in The Plod across the South Downs Way to raise cash for children’s charity Action Medical Research. And they hope Hampshire businesses will dig … Read More

BRG just keeps growing

Berry Recruitment Group (BRG) is on target to reach a turnover ‘well in excess’ of £70m this year following its recent acquisition of Amanda Smith Recruitment. Managing Director Chris Chown announced the projected 2016 figures at the company’s annual awards ceremony that was held at Madame Tussauds in London. The recent acquisition as well as organic growth will see the … Read More

From underdog to superdog

By Deep South Media intern Lewis Waugh.   A huge amount of start-up businesses fail unnervingly quickly. According to Forbes, half of businesses fail in their first year and nine out of ten fail within 10 years. With this in mind, the chance a new start-up business has of becoming a world leader is relatively slim, but not entirely impossible … Read More

Press officer in Babylon

She’s beautiful, she’s clever, she’s a warrior for Truth – of course she must be . . . a press officer. But anyone thinking of applying for a job in a police press office might like to watch Channel 4’s satirical cop thriller Babylon before mailing the application. When PR guru Liz Garvey becomes head of PR at Scotland Yard … Read More