Poor public transport put brakes on Kickstart

Entrepreneurs’ efforts to employ a young ‘e-commerce exec’ on the government’s Kickstart scheme are becoming a ‘false-start’ because no-one can reach their countryside offices. E-commerce specialists Jim Chetwode and Rupert Brown are keen to fill the post at their business We are Chain in the picturesque village of Berwick St Leonard on the Wiltshire-Dorset border. But they’ve had no success … Read More

Promotion for Katy at Ellis Jones Solicitors

Regional law firm Ellis Jones has promoted Katy Sewell to Associate Solicitor. Katy joined the firm, which has six offices across the south coast in Bournemouth, Canford Cliffs (Poole), Christchurch, Ringwood, Swanage and Wimborne as well as London, in 2017. A member of the Wills, Trusts and Probate team, Katy studied law and did her Law Practice Course (LPC) at … Read More

James marks decade of success at McAndrew Martin

Director James Bengree marked his tenth anniversary at a growing South firm by welcoming the next generation of employees. He celebrated ten years at leading multi-disciplinary practice McAndrew Martin where he has risen from graduate trainee to director of architecture. James was presented with engraved crystal tumblers at a lunchtime reception in recognition of his long service and to officially … Read More

Engineering the news

Deep South Media, the regional specialist in multi-media content, found that nearly three-quarters of engineering companies surveyed did not have adequate news and updates sections on their websites.
Of the 25 engineering companies, less than a third had adequate provision.

London calling…

Deep South Media’s Ed Baker recalls his time as a journalist dealing with London newsdesks.   I spent 12 years working for a press agency; finding, writing and selling stories and pictures to national newspapers. London-based journalists from the papers would also commission us to do work on their behalf, usually if the story they were writing had a Dorset … Read More

Keeping your business in the news

By Lewis Waugh   News sections on businesses’ websites are becoming as important as traditional media outlets for getting across important messages and maintaining profile. So why do so many companies not bother with them? Research I recently completed for Deep South Media has shown that a huge number of organisations have no website news feed. It was staggering to … Read More