Service to the community awarded

Service to the community awarded

Muzib Rahman, owner and manager of Agra, the Indian restaurant in Warminster, was awarded the 2018 Civic Award on Saturday, October 20, for his services to Warminster community. He took over the restaurant on East Street in 1984, he has raised thousands of pounds for...
Improve Your Finances with These Easy Tips

Improve Your Finances with These Easy Tips

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Breakfast with Giant Peach

Breakfast with Giant Peach

By Katrina ffiske What better way to get the creative and business brain cells going than attending one of Giant Peach’s Higher Growth Collective breakfasts? At Bird and Carter, Wilton a group of diverse companies gathered over bacon sandwiches, croissant and...
Who’s Who awards mark 11th year

Who’s Who awards mark 11th year

“At a time when various factions of the media and society are questioning the value of migration, this publication serves not only to dispel some of the myths about migrant communities, but also highlights the positive socio-economic contribution made by the...
Busy business day

Busy business day

North Dorset Business Day is on Friday, November 16, at The Exchange, Sturminster Newton. The day is for businesses at a local level to meet an audience of aspiring, developing and expanding companies, and to sell products and services to a targeted businesses. The...
First Dragon’s Den a success

First Dragon’s Den a success

The inaugural Dragon’s Den, hosted by the Salisbury Young Chamber, was filled with intrigue, humour and suspense. The White Hart Hotel was at ‘101%’ capacity on Thursday, November 1, when local entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas in front of the ‘Dragons’,...
BV Dairy is the cream of the crop

BV Dairy is the cream of the crop

The cream of Dorset’s businesses was celebrated at the Dorset Business Awards 2018 Gala dinner last night, November 1. Fittingly, BV Dairy from Shaftesbury, won the Lester Aldridge Company of the Year award after a unanimous vote. Jack Highnam and his son Christopher,...
Autumn Budget good for all?

Autumn Budget good for all?

Ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget, James Robinson, Head of Manufacturing and Engineering at PKF Francis Clark, of Poole, considers what manufacturers in the South West might like to hear from Phillip Hammond on October 29. Incentives for businesses to invest in...
Warner House back in business

Warner House back in business

The refurbished office building on Castle Street, Salisbury, which boasts four floors and 20 suites, promises investors a bright future for doing business in the city. Dean Speer, Partner at Myddelton & Major said the project stands as a “really good” symbol for...
City opens a Dragon’s Den

City opens a Dragon’s Den

Salisbury has been put on the map and now a young businessman is keen to maximise the exposure for young business entrepreneurs in the city. “There is no better opportunity,” Salisbury Young Chamber president Daniel Rhind-Tutt told Valley News. Salisbury Young Chamber...
Staff team celebrates 25 years

Staff team celebrates 25 years

Accountancy firm Freestone & Co, Gillingham, celebrates 25 years in practice on November 1.  One member of the team, Simon Jenkins, has been with founder Robert Freestone for the full 25 years, but says he is not quite sure if it is the career for him – too...
Community foundation explained

Community foundation explained

Jon Yates, chief executive of Dorset Community Foundation, is guest speaker at law firm Humphries Kirk’s Dorchester business networking lunch on Wednesday, October 17. The lunch is at The Wessex Royale Hotel, Dorchester at 12.30pm for a 1pm start. Email...

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