County small businesses urged to go nuclear

11:37am Thursday 30th October 2014

SMALL manufacturers in Worcestershire are set to benefit from specialist support to access the UK’s rapidly developing £60bn civil nuclear new build programme and significant opportunities in decommissioning.

Three new partners at chartered accountants

Evesham Journal: NEW: Ormerod Rutter’s three new partners Jon Roberts, Alex Dyer and Andy Hunt.

11:25am Thursday 30th October 2014

EXPANDING county practice Ormerod Rutter Chartered Accountants has appointed three new partners.

Free seminar to protect business interests

9:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

BUSINESS owners are being offered expert advice into how they can protect their investment and business interests at a free November seminar.

New computer business set up by former college "naughty boy"

Evesham Journal: OPEN: Brett Hollis and his new premises

6:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SOMETIMES its good to be bad, as IT student Brett Hollis found out.

No more Full Monty days at Worcester Jobcentre says Esther

Evesham Journal: FULL MONTY: Employment  minister Esther McVey, but not on her way to Worcester Jobcentre

1:41pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

OLD-fashioned signing-on, job cards in windows, and Full Monty-style dole queues have been consigned to the past as Worcester Jobcentre in Sansome Street is among those to undergo a digital revolution.

Happy first birthday for media training club

Evesham Journal: IN THE CLUB: CGM Business Media Club members David Emery and Pauline Newcombe with Chris and Teresa Green of Chris Green Media.

1:21pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A THRIVING media training club launched by Worcester-based consultancy Chris Green Media has celebrated its first anniversary.

Uni student Chris joins Bosch programme

Evesham Journal: SIGNED UP: University of Worcester student Chris Watling

10:19am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SPENDING a year with one of the UK’s leading thermotechnology firms has proved hugely beneficial to University of Worcester business student Chris Watling.

County manor house takes two top tourism awards

Evesham Journal: HAPPY: Finalists at Visit Worcestershire Awards of Excellence

9:53am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A SOUTH Worcestershire manor house business has won two top awards in the county's main tourism competition.

Bosch turns heat up on engineers week

Evesham Journal: ENGINEER: Worcester Bosch design engineer James Drewnick

8:56am Wednesday 29th October 2014

HEATING giant Worcester Bosch is one of the major names supporting Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which runs from November 3-7 and aims to encourage UK talent to take up engineering as a career.

Pink day raises £400 at medical law firm

Evesham Journal: PINK: Staff at Medical Accident Group in the pink, some of them anyway

2:53pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

STAFF at Medical Accident Group raised £400 when they took part in Wear It Pink day to aid breast cancer research.

Law firm and bank charity stars for Snoezelen

Evesham Journal: Jenny Clayton (relationship director), John Hyde (senior relationship director), Sarah Hands (relationship manager) and Chris Hallam (regional director for business and development) all of Santander, Jane Roberts (chief executive Worcester Snoezelen) and

2:07pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A WORCESTER-based law firm and a bank have combined to help a charity which provides services to people with disabilities by renovating a multi-sensory star tunnel.

Floor company rolls out the red carpet

1:45pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A Bromsgrove-based flooring company is set to extend the red carpet treatment with a new warehouse aimed at both the trade and the public.

Battenhall tops the list at social media awards

Evesham Journal: WINNERS: The Battenhall team at the UK Social Media Awards.

11:13am Tuesday 28th October 2014

SOCIAL media consultancy Battenhall, named after the area of Worcester where its founder grew up, has won best small agency in the UK Social Media Awards.

Local franchise in line for national startup award

Evesham Journal: FINALISTS: Vance and Sue Parsons owners of Driver Hire Hereford and Worcester

9:35am Tuesday 28th October 2014

DRIVER Hire Hereford and Worcester has been nominated for franchise of the year in this year’s national Startups Awards.

Strictly Worcestershire takes the floor again in May

Evesham Journal: KEEP DANCING: Free Radio DJ Hursty and dance partner Laura Bligh

8:43am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHARITY dance spectacular Strictly Worcestershire returns in May with organisers vowing it will be bigger, better and bolder than this year’s debut event.

Women inspired at annual business conference

Evesham Journal: INSPIRATION: Sophie Carrigill, captain of GB womens' wheelchair basketball team, on stage at the Women's Business Conference at Malvern.

3:47pm Monday 27th October 2014

MORE than 70 businesswomen from across Worcestershire and Herefordshire attended the annual Women's Business Conference at the Abbey Hotel, Malvern.

Floor company lays down a welcome for new showroom opening

Evesham Journal: CHEERS: Jay Forrester, Karndean showroom manager, John Wright, operations director, Scott Cochrane, retail sales director, Paul Barratt, managing director and Greg Parker, finance director.

3:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

EVESHAM based luxury vinyl flooring specialist Karndean Designflooring has cut the ribbon on its newly refurbished state-of-the-art showroom.

Floor company lays down a welcome for new showroom opening

Evesham Journal: CHEERS: Jay Forrester, Karndean showroom manager, John Wright, operations director, Scott Cochrane, retail sales director, Paul Barratt, managing director and Greg Parker, finance director.

2:57pm Monday 27th October 2014

EVESHAM based luxury vinyl flooring specialist Karndean Designflooring has cut the ribbon on its newly refurbished state-of-the-art showroom.

Law firm retains quality status

Evesham Journal: QUALITY: Veronica Beard, compliance manager, and Rebecca Widdowson, managing partner

2:42pm Monday 27th October 2014

WORCESTER’S oldest law firm HallmarkHulme has retained its Lexcel status.

Paralegals join expanding county law firm

Evesham Journal: WELCOME: Ali Maqadas and Laura Willis

2:35pm Monday 27th October 2014

LEGAL firm Thomas Guise has welcomed three new paralegals to its team.

Blinds business goes on-line

Evesham Journal: MOVING: Phil Walden of Worcester Blinds

1:26pm Monday 27th October 2014

A BLINDS company that has been operating in Worcester since 1980 is moving online.

Future's looking good for hair and beauty salon

Evesham Journal: INVESTMENT: Stacey Tudor(left) and Lauren Alekna with members of their team

8:50am Monday 27th October 2014

TWO businesswomen who took over a hair and beauty salon 12 months ago have launched ambitious future plans.

Final deal fills office development

9:30am Friday 24th October 2014

REGENERATION specialist St. Modwen has completed the final deal at its modern office development The Oaks in Redditch.

Free business workshop to prepare for 2015

9:22am Friday 24th October 2014

THE Small Business Clinic is running a free workshop for business owners titled Four Ways to Grow Your Business, to help them get their companies ready for 2015. The workshop will be held at the Abbey Hotel in Malvern on Tuesday, November 11 from 9.30am until 12.30pm.

David Lloyd club has £1m facelift

Evesham Journal: FIT: David Lloyd Leisure members work out

8:44am Friday 24th October 2014

DAVID Lloyd Leisure's £1m refurbishment of its Bromsgrove club is due to be completed next month.

Who's bright idea was this? Firms complete endurance challenge in foul weather for charity

Evesham Journal: TOP TEAM: Jaga Heating

4:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LEDBURY heating company proved hot stuff when it took part in a charity endurance challenge.

Eight come at once. Worcester gets new buses

Evesham Journal: EIGHT: New buses all in a row

1:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

EIGHT brand new, state-of-the-art buses have been introduced by First on services operating in Worcester.

Nail polish amnesty to aid hospice

Evesham Journal: POLISH: Amy Austin discusses new nail polish with a customer

10:57am Thursday 23rd October 2014

LADIES, or in these enlightened days even the odd gentleman, who aren't sure what to do with old bottles of nail polish now have the answer.

House building increases as economy picks up

10:19am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MORE new homes are being built in the West Midlands than at any time since 2007.

Broadband rolling out faster than expected across county

9:47am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PLANS to roll-out superfast broadband across Worcestershire are three months ahead of schedule.

Businesses can improve overseas ambitions during Export Week

9:35am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BUSINESSES are being urged to take advantage of the facilities offered during UK Trade & Investment's Export Week.

Local brainpower helps new Worcester charity

Evesham Journal: QUIZMASTERS: SME Solicitors' Yvonne Tivey and Guy Salter.

9:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE combined brain power of more than 20 local businesses raised £1,000 for Worcester charity Frankie’s Legacy at a quiz night organised by SME Solicitors at the New Road headquarters of Worcestershire County Cricket Club.

Rainbow nation of business people at Sixways event

Evesham Journal: SPEAKER: Peter Johnson of  Project  in Mind and Kathryn Wagstaff of  Finditinworcestershire,

8:49am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ARE you a red, blue, green or yellow business person? Not sure? Then you should have been at a breakfast meeting at Worcester's Sixways stadium.

Technology company proves a beacon of success

Evesham Journal: LAUNCH: Ventutec managing director Kevin Savage

4:02pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEW smartphone technology designed to increase sales and "enhance the brand experience" has been created by a Worcester company.

Meetings to offer free business advice

3:23pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BUSINESSES can gain access to valuable advice and funded support at a series of free network breakfast meetings acrossWorcestershire in the coming weeks.

Construction company climbs the ladder of success with fire station project

Evesham Journal: AWARD WINNER: Malvern's new fire station

3:18pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE construction company has taken two top awards in a search to find the UK's best builders.

Swipe me, I've won a flight on easyJet. Mariachi band serenades Worcester mum's success

Evesham Journal: 18/10/14 Nectar at Homebase, Worcester: (11697198)

2:29pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BARBERSHOP quartet and a mariachi band jumped out of a giant purple vending machine the height of a double decker bus to surprise shoppers in Worcester with an impromptu performance.

Builders in the pink for charity

Evesham Journal: IN THE PINK: Sales adviser Lucy Sutherland and the team at Broadheath Meadows

10:57am Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRICKIES - and sales staff - on a Worcester new homes development will be getting in the pink to help raise awareness of breast cancer.

Shall I be mother? Harriett takes tea with technology company

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10:53am Tuesday 21st October 2014

IT was tea for two when West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin joined a Malvern technology company to discuss its stunning progress in the last 12 months.

Shortlist announced for county's major apprenticeship awards

9:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE shortlist has been announced for Worcestershire biggest apprentices competition of the year.

Free update for business accountants

Evesham Journal: ADVICE: Rob Gunn, heads tax team

9:34am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ACCOUNTANTS working directly within businesses are being offered a free annual update by national audit, tax and advisory firm Crowe Clark Whitehill.

Sign up to work experience scheme, Harriett tells businesses

Evesham Journal: SIGNED UP: Harriett Baldwin with a group of new graduates and apprentices from QinetiQ, who have signed up to the work experience scheme.

2:15pm Monday 20th October 2014

BUSINESSES are being urged to join a scheme which matches students with work experience opportunities.

Financial planner wins top award for top advice

Evesham Journal: SHORTLISTED: Chris Payton, senior financial planner at Redbourne Wealth Management with the firm's managing director Gordon Hay.

12:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BROMSGROVE financial planning firm has won a top national award for the quality of advice it gives to clients.

Across town move for accountants

8:19am Monday 20th October 2014

A GROWING accountancy and business advisory firm is moving across town in Bromsgrove.

Co-op cares and shares with young people's charity

Evesham Journal: DONATION: Jayne Preece - Midcounties customer services assistant, Julie Ford Midcounties colleague, Caroline Hamilton,  Wyre Forest Nightstop Charity volunteer, Julia Grebes,  Wyre Forest Nightstop Charity volunteer co-ordinator, Simon Hartland, Midcounti

11:33am Friday 17th October 2014

YOUNG homeless people have been given a helping hand following a donation from the Midcounties Co-operative Food store in Kidderminster.

Staff's chance to "pie a suit" for charity

Evesham Journal: FUNDRAISERS: Johnson Fleming staff at their charity netball tournament

10:40am Friday 17th October 2014

WORKPLACE pensions specialist Johnson Fleming has raised more than £400 for its chosen charity of the year, young persons cancer supporter CLIC Sargent, with a series of fundraising events.

Worcester businesses vote on future of city centre management company

Evesham Journal: Launch of Worcester BID with marketing and events officer Nadja von Dahlen, head of Worcester BID Adrian Field and crime reduction manager Jack Hince.

9:37am Friday 17th October 2014

WORCESTER businesses are about to have their say on the future of the city centre's management company.

Malvern cyber company supplies the Government - and that's official

8:58am Friday 17th October 2014

MALVERN technology specialist Deep-Secure has been appointed a supplier of cyber security products to the British government.

Chamber up for another pot.

2:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, which is currently the UK's Chamber of the Year, has been nominated for another award, this time in the Midlands region.

The magnificent seven of top county law firm

Evesham Journal: PARTNER: Robert Weston recommended for second year in succession

2:08pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SEVEN solicitors from a single Worcestershire law firm have been named among the best in the business by the Legal 500, the legal profession's referral guide.

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