Popular Peter passes on the baton to the next generation

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:32pm Friday 25th July 2014

A POPULAR and well-known solicitor has stepped down from his role at the helm of one of Basingstoke’s oldest legal firms.

City Motor Holdings expands its portfolio

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CITY Motor Holdings, based in Basingstoke, has purchased a Peugeot dealership in Newbury as the company continues to go from strength to strength.

“Go for Gold Gemma!”

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:53pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AXA Wealth will be shouting ‘go for gold Gemma’ during the 2014 Commonwealth Games, which start this evening.

Promotion time at Lamb Brooks

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:33pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THERE have been a few promotions at a town centre law firm Lamb Brooks Solicitors. Laura Bell and Sue Squires are the latest promotions at the firm in Winchester Street, becoming associate solicitors.

Hampshire Chamber picks The Fuelcard People

Basingstoke Gazette: The Hampshire Chamber of Commerce is one of three founding members of the Awards alongside Winchester BID and the Hampshire Chronicle.

3:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAMPSHIRE Chamber of Commerce has appointed The Fuelcard People, as its preferred fuel cards supplier. Its 1,600 member companies now have access to discount diesel and petrol not just throughout Hampshire, but across the UK.

Shire agrees to AbbVie deal

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:38pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE board of Basingstoke-based Shire plc agreed to merge with American drugs company AbbVie Inc.

Haines Watts and Hays continue to support the Inspire Business Awards

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:31am Monday 21st July 2014

FOR the fifth year running, accountancy firm Haines Watts is sponsoring the Employer of the Year at the INSPIRE Business Awards

Shire merger a step closer

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A NORTH Hampshire firm that grew to become the UK’s third largest pharmaceutical company is set to merge with an American rival.

The Gazette's Liz wants to Bond with the community

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:02pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A NEW publisher has been appointed at Gazette Newspapers – and she is looking forward to finding out more about the people and companies that make Basingstoke a great place to do business.

New Minister of State signs Enterprise M3 Local Growth Fund deal at Farnborough International Airshow

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:36pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE newly appointed Minister of State for Universities and Science has signed the first Local Growth Deal at Farnborough International Airshow.

HP celebrates its 75 th anniversary

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:48pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A BARBECUE for 1,100 people was held at the Hook offices of computer giant Hewlett-Packard.

'Danke for your custom'

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:49am Saturday 12th July 2014

A JEWELLERY business based at Viables Craft Centre celebrated its 35th anniversary by throwing a German-themed party for its loyal customers.

Now is the time to enter the INSPIRE14 Business Awards

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:08pm Friday 11th July 2014

NOW is the time to consider applying for the INSPIRE14 Business Awards.

Basingstoke mum wins smart TV in Smithie LED prize draw

Basingstoke Gazette:

ONE lucky shopper at Smithie LED has won a 42-inch Linsar smart television.

Celebrity gardener Chris Beardshaw opens McCarthy & Stone’s Basingstoke developments

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

MORE than 100 retired people and their families in Basingstoke enjoyed an opportunity to meet and greet celebrity gardener, Chris Beardshaw, at a special opening ceremony at McCarthy & Stone’s two Basingstoke developments.

Great bonding at the Wingate Electrical charity golf day

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:35am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A GREAT day of bonding took place during a golf day organised by Wingate Electrical raising just over £4,500 for Naomi House & Jacksplace.

Baker Tilly rocked at Basingstoke Golf Club

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:02pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE Golf Club slipped back to the 1950s when Baker Tilly rocked with its summer party.

Plus size fashion store is a big hit in town

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 7th July 2014

A PLUS size fashion retailer for women has opened for business in Festival Place.

Enterprise M3 awarded £118million funding boost from Government

Basingstoke Gazette: Geoff French, chairman of Enterprise M3 LEP

3:37pm Monday 7th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE is set to benefit from thousands of new jobs after the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) was awarded £118million in funding from the Government’s Local Growth Fund today.

Critical cover is put to the test at Motorola Solutions

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 4th July 2014

THE response of emergency services to a terrorist bomb threat is just one of the many test scenarios played out at Motorola Solutions European headquarters in Basingstoke.

New dawn at The Rising Sun

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:56pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A NEW dawn beckons at a Basingstoke pub which closed in February following a wrangle between the landlord and its owners.

Invest in a greener workplace with Calleva Community Energy

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11:06am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A NEW community energy initiative to help local businesses become greener while also helping to tackle fuel poverty is inviting investors to join its co-operative.

Basingstoke’s MP welcomes Fujitsu’s apprenticeship programme

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:46pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

FUJITSU recently played host to Maria Miller MP at its Basingstoke offices

NewVoiceMedia CEO is up for Male Entrepreneur of the Year

Basingstoke Gazette: NewVoiceMedia chief executive officer Jonathan Gale

2:15pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE chief executive officer of NewVioceMedia, Jonathan Gale, has been selected as a finalist in the Male Entrepreneur of the Year category of the Investor AllStars Awards 2014

Gallery is at the 'art of Festival Place

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke artists Kev Munday and Bill Thorpe

10:32am Monday 30th June 2014

A POP–up gallery is proving to be a great success at Festival Place. All Our Own Work Gallery has opened for business at a unit previously used by clothes retailer Republic, between BHS and Topshop.

Act now for slice of £200million

Basingstoke Gazette: Baker Tilly gives it verdict on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

1:51pm Sunday 29th June 2014

HAMPSHIRE firms are being urged to state their case for money from a national pot of cash that is aimed at boosting growth

Linde boss is looking for smart performance

Basingstoke Gazette: Richard Smart has been appointed the head of business at Linde Material Handling (UK)

6:37pm Saturday 28th June 2014

THE prime objective of the new head of business at Linde Material Handling (UK) is to increase profitability.

Gareth is having his cake ...and eating it!

Basingstoke Gazette: Gareth Jones, of Odiham Cake Company

6:30am Friday 27th June 2014

START-UP businesses have had a tough time over recent years with banks being slow to loan them money to get off the ground.

The AA on the start line as a plc

Basingstoke Gazette: AA chief executive Chris Jansen flags off The AA as a PLC with Lord March at Goodwood on Thursday

6:19pm Thursday 26th June 2014

The next chapter of The AA got off to a good start this morning – Thursday June 26 – as chief executive Chris Jensen flagged off The AA as a plc with Lord March.

New venue for inspiring awards

Basingstoke Gazette: New venue for inspiring awards

10:44am Thursday 26th June 2014

THE hottest tickets in town go on sale today for this year’s Inspire Business Awards, and the organisers have announced a new venue for the event.

FSB uncovers a growing skills gap for small firms

Basingstoke Gazette: Federation of Small Businesses proposes National Insurance holiday

6:02pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

The latest FSB Small Business Index shows a growing skills shortage in the workplace.

Demand leads to expansion for Basingstoke firm

Basingstoke Gazette: L-R: WES managing director Kevin Wheeler and RBS relationship manager Simon Finch

3:44pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

WES is to expand its operations in the chemical dosing equipment hire market thanks to funding from The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

Top award for the fourth year running for TwinTec water softener dealer

Basingstoke Gazette: In th ecentre is Kevin Goody , with his daughter Sarah, who is TwinTec dealer manager and Harvey Bowden from Harvey Water Softeners

4:50pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A LEADING water softener dealer has won a top industry award for the fourth year in a row.

New Dawn in the world of property

Basingstoke Gazette: Dawn Berends, who has opened Loddon properties, at Chineham Shopping Centre

2:35pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

SCREENS showing rolling slides of property instead of traditional photoboards are a feature of a new estate agent that has opened at Chineham Shopping Centre.

Downton Abbey photographer is snap happy after awards triumph

Basingstoke Gazette: Dave and Janice Burlison who run award winning Burlison Photography

7:22pm Monday 23rd June 2014

TALENTED photographer Dave Burlison is snap happy after winning a clutch of awards.

Spirit of enterprise is high in Basingstoke as prospects rise

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Andrew Finney

6:30am Friday 20th June 2014

BASINGSTOKE has seen a significant increase in company formations as well as a reduction in company closures, according to a new economic report for the area.

Basingstoke’s new-look Vodafone store is world-class

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11:39am Thursday 19th June 2014

THERE is a new-look Vodafone store in Basingstoke’s Festival Place.

Basingstoke businesses get seal of approval from TripAdvisor

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8:45am Thursday 19th June 2014

TWENTY-two businesses in the Basingstoke area have received Certificate of Excellence Awards from TripAdvisor.

Wowcher customers given the ‘wow’ factor with NewVoiceMedia

Basingstoke Gazette: NewVoiceMedia chief executive officer Jonathan Gale

4:43pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE UK’s second largest daily deals website, Wowcher, has transformed its customer experience thanks to Basing View-based with NewVoiceMedia.

AXA Wealth's Corporate Responsibility Week kicks off in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: AXA Wealth chief executive Mike Kellard

3:36pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THIS week AXA Wealth colleagues in Basingstoke are enjoying week a week of charity fundraising and sustainability.

HR Solutions rebrands to Reality HR

Basingstoke Gazette: The Reality HR team

7:00am Tuesday 17th June 2014

THIS year looks to be one of significant progress for a Basingstoke-based HR consultancy.

More space to grow is the name of the game for YOYOTech

Basingstoke Gazette: YOYOTech business development manager Ryan Pearton

9:01am Monday 16th June 2014

A MANUFACTURER of water-cooled gaming PCs has moved its operation to Basingstoke.

Hireserve has moved to Kingsland Business Park

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7:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

RECRUITMENT software provider Hireserve has moved to Norton House, on Kingsland Business Park, in Basingstoke.

A positive partnership with Aspiral

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke and Deane Mayor Cllr Roger Gardiner cuts the ribbon to open Aspiral

7:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

ONLINE organic store Devlin Rhodes has teamed up with BCoT to open a shop in Basingstoke’s Top of The Town called Aspiral.

Master barber is a cut above the rest

Basingstoke Gazette: Mike Taylor, of Taylor Made Men’s Grooming

6:00am Friday 13th June 2014

THE co-owner of Taylor Made Men’s Grooming is the first in the UK to be given a plaque recognis-ing him as a master barber craftsman.

AA's 'Summer Saviours' have flower power

Basingstoke Gazette: AA patrolman John McCarthy with his flower power van

6:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

SOME of the 20million people expected to take a driving holiday this year could be excused for doing a double-take when they see some of the AA’s patrol vans.

Romans estate agents to offer placements

Basingstoke Gazette: Romans group operations director at Peter Loverdos

6:30am Tuesday 10th June 2014

WORK experience placements are being offered by estate and lettings agent Romans Group for three graduates

Design a pair of flip flops for Gandys and help orphans in India

Basingstoke Gazette: Paul Forkan, co-founder of Gandys Flip Flops

6:30am Tuesday 10th June 2014

IMAGINATIVE young designers have an opportunity to design a pair of flip flops to be sold at major retail outlets.

New barbers at gym will keep you in trim more ways than one!

Basingstoke Gazette: Clair Shell, with barbers Jordan Marvelley and Stuart Dimond

6:30am Monday 9th June 2014

A NEW venture that has opened at Chineham Park is aiming to be a cut above for male gym users and other men on the business site.

Haines Watts wins accountancy excellence award for the third year running

Basingstoke Gazette: Haines Watts wins accountancy excellence award for the third year running

11:44am Sunday 8th June 2014

HAINES Watts have won an accountancy excellence award for the third year running.

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