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CBI comments on the latest GDP figures

Andover Advertiser: John Cridland

1:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE CBI anticipates the UK’s economy will continue to grow, despite the growth rate cooling. Figures from the Office of National Statistics released today, show the economy grew by 0.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2014.

Enterprise M3 sets out roadmap for delivery of growth deal

Andover Advertiser: Geoff French, chairman of Enterprise M3

11:44am Friday 24th October 2014

ENTERPRISE M3 LEP outlined its roadmap for the successful delivery of its Growth Deal.

Basingstoke police think pair of muggings may be linked

Andover Advertiser: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following two muggings in Basingstoke which may be linked.

Top BBC journalist who hails from Basingstoke to address FSB annual meeting

Andover Advertiser:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BBC journalist who hails from Basingstoke, will be a special guest and after dinner speaker at the Federation of Small Businesses’ annual dinner.

Get your rental property ready for winter

Andover Advertiser: Kim Smith, Leaders Basingstoke branch manager

10:29am Thursday 23rd October 2014

KIM Smith, branch manager, Leaders Basingstoke has sound advice for getting your rental property ready for winter.

Leading lights LED by Vision are showing how to save energy

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAPLEDURWELL firm is shedding some light on money-saving opportunities now that businesses are required to take a long hard look at how they use energy.

Shire deal falls through after US firm pulls the plug

Andover Advertiser:

10:06am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AMERICAN drug firm AbbVie has pulled out of a £32billion deal to buy Basingstoke-based pharmaceutical firm Shire plc after the US Treasury announced new tax rules.

UK house building hits highest level for seven years, reports NHBC

Andover Advertiser: On the way: new homes are planned in the north and west of the borough

9:07am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEW house building figures released by NHBC show that new home registrations have hit their highest level since 2007.

CBI comments on new European Commission

Andover Advertiser: EURO SCEPTICS: A NECC survey says firms are worried about a withdrawal from the EU

2:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE CBI is calling on reform of the EU now that MEPs have voted by a comfortable majority in support of the new European Commission.

Haines Watts talks business to Young Enterprise students

Andover Advertiser: "What's Going On In the World" - Economic and Tax Planning Seminar 2014

12:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BUSINESS finance was the theme for a talk given by colleagues from Haines Watts.

New pop-up craft shop opens in Festival Place

Andover Advertiser:

11:07am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW pop-up shop called All Our Own Crafts has opened in Basingstoke’s Festival Place.

Would you pay more for a house with good broadband?

Andover Advertiser:

9:09am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WHEN you are house hunting what is more important to you? Close transport links? Good local schools? Or the broadband speed? You might be surprised to hear that a survey sent to 3,000 people from property portal, Rightmove, revealed that a majority of the participants said that the broadband speed was the most important feature.

Regus on Chineham Park will be a drop-off point for Operation Christmas Child

Andover Advertiser: CALL FOR HELP: The Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal.

4:09pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOR the second year running Regus is supporting a Christmas campaign which sends present-filled shoeboxes to needy children in developing and war-torn countries.

First anniversary Basingstoke celebration at Axminster Tools & Machinery this weekend

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

AXMINSTER Tools & Machinery is holding its Big Interactive Tool Event this weekend as it celebrates a milestone for its Basingstoke business.

Bingo caller raises cash for charity by taking ice bucket challenge

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

GAME-for-a-laugh bingo caller Steve Hotston proved what a n-ice man he is by taking part in an ice bucket challenge to raise money for two charities.

Basingstoke family win free fish and chips for a year

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

MUM Sarah Keast and her family have a real appetite for fish and chips – and that’s a good thing because she has netted a very tasty prize.

AbbVie reconsiders its Shire takeover deal

Andover Advertiser:

12:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AMERICAN drug firm AbbVie has reconsidered its £32billion takeover of Basingstoke-based rival Shire after the US Treasury announced new tax rules.

Gazette Jobsfair is a roaring success

Andover Advertiser:

8:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

IF YOU were looking for a new job or a change of career, then The Gazette Jobsfair was certainly the place to be this week.

Phillips Solicitors included in The Legal 500 for the fourth year running

Andover Advertiser:

5:48pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BASINGSTOKE law firm Phillips Solicitors has been selected for this year’s edition of The Legal 500.

Police are appealing for witnesses following two robberies in Basingstoke

Andover Advertiser: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

5:37pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following two robberies in Basingstoke.

Gazette Jobsfair takes place today

Andover Advertiser:

8:41am Tuesday 14th October 2014

TODAY The Gazette’s Jobsfair 2014 takes centre stage at The Anvil. The free event runs from 10am to 3pm.

Hook-headquartered Virgin Media celebrate winning apprentice award

Andover Advertiser:

12:01pm Monday 13th October 2014

VIRGIN Media is celebrating after taking home a top prize at the Thames Valley National Apprenticeship Awards 2014.

Basingstoke's Chineham Park sold

Andover Advertiser:

11:16am Monday 13th October 2014

CHINEHAM Business Park has been sold as part of a £430million deal.

Baker Tilly’s advice on planning ahead for your children’s future

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

WITH costs rising every year, more parents are being called upon to assist their children as they enter their adult lives.

HCR scoops sustainable award

Andover Advertiser:

6:38pm Saturday 11th October 2014

RELOCATION specialist HCR is celebrating after scooping a top accolade at the 2014 Hampshire Business Awards.

Two new recruits at Lamb Brooks

Andover Advertiser:

2:38pm Thursday 9th October 2014

LAMB Brooks Solicitors has welcomed two new members to its team.

Family law specialists open in Basingstoke's Top of The Town

Andover Advertiser:

9:26am Thursday 9th October 2014

A FAMILY law specialist has opened for business in Basingstoke’s Top of The Town.

Reality HR shortlisted in prestigious national working mums awards

Andover Advertiser:

2:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

REALITY HR has been shortlisted in two categories of the Working Mums Top Employer Awards 2014.

Check out PizzaExpress' new look Burberry themed restaurant in Basingstoke

Andover Advertiser:

10:54am Wednesday 8th October 2014

CUSTOMERS have been checking out a new look at a well-known Basingstoke restaurant after it was given a fashionable makeover.

Charity begins at home with new estate agent SeventeenFifty

Andover Advertiser:

6:31pm Monday 6th October 2014

A NEW estate agency has opened for business in the Basingstoke area – and the boss has pledged to help local good causes.

Absolutely Paintball is on target to create a great entertainment venue in Basingstoke

Andover Advertiser:

12:22pm Saturday 4th October 2014

STREET riots, shoot-outs and car fires are a regular occurrence in one part of Basingstoke – but don’t panic.

Fundraisers have money pouring in for World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

LOADS of coffee was poured out and loads of money poured in during the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning fundraising event for Macmillan Cancer Support.

DFS is set to open a store in Basingstoke

Andover Advertiser:

9:25am Wednesday 1st October 2014

EUROPE’S number one sofa specialist is set to open a store in Basingstoke – delivering around 15 new jobs.

De La Rue issues profit warning

Andover Advertiser: De La Rue trading update falls below £100 million operating target

4:10pm Monday 29th September 2014

SHARES in De La Rue fell by 34 per cent on Friday after it issued a profit warning.

Mitch Lloyd of Petra Jewellery earns top Entrepreneurs Circle September award

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

THE owner and chief designer at Petra Jewellery has earned another shining accolade.

Harwoods Basingstoke go full throttle to raise awareness

Andover Advertiser:

6:40pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE BMW and Mini service team at Harwoods Basingstoke went up a gear in driving up customer awareness by holding a special event.

Southern Health pedallers power through Basingstoke

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

AN ENERGETIC team of cyclists from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust passed through Basingstoke on a journey to raise awareness of learning disabilities.

Hospital Radio Basingstoke looking for DJs

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

HOSPITAL Radio Basingstoke is on the lookout for new recruits.

Boost your career at Basingstoke jobsfair

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

GOOD news for jobseekers and people looking to make a career move – a jobsfair is set to be staged by Gazette Newspapers at a key Basingstoke venue.

The Hampshire Court Hotel’s owner is named AA Hotel Group of the Year

Andover Advertiser:

4:11pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE owner of The Hampshire Court Hotel has scooped the AA Hotel Group of the Year

Drop in pre-tax profit for AA plc

Andover Advertiser: Fanum House, the Basingstoke headquarters of the AA

9:08am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE UK’s largest roadside assistance provider, AA plc, has reported a 1.6 per cent increase in first-half revenues to £491.7million as it posted its maiden results as a listed company.

New boss is honoured to be at the helm of AWE

Andover Advertiser:

6:20pm Saturday 20th September 2014

AWE – the company that provides and maintains warheads for Trident, the UK’s nuclear deterrent – has a new man at the top.

Scottish referendum reaction from Hampshire Chamber

Andover Advertiser:

10:07am Friday 19th September 2014

FOLLOWING Scotland’s decision to remain part of the United Kingdom, Hampshire Chamber is calling for businesses to have a greater influence on less centralised government.

The Basingstoke Gazette's fair is just the job

Andover Advertiser:

4:15pm Thursday 18th September 2014

GOOD news for jobseekers and people looking to make a career move – a jobs fair is set to be staged by The Gazette at a key Basingstoke venue.

Hotel fur felines with a la cat menu opens in Pamber Heath

Andover Advertiser:

12:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW five-star hotel in north Hampshire is definitely cool for cats.

FSB announces record confidence among small businesses

Andover Advertiser: Federation of Small Businesses proposes National Insurance holiday

4:11pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

LATEST survey results from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) reveal record confidence levels among UK small businesses

Connells Lettings advocates independent inventories to avoid disputes

Andover Advertiser: Connells Hereford

3:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

LETTINGS agency Connells is stressing the importance for landlords and tenants to have an independent inventory of properties and their contents at the start of a tenancy agreement.

Employment figures are up

Andover Advertiser: There is a shameful gender gap in science and technology, says the CBI

2:14pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE latest official labour market data from the Office for National Statistics shows that for the three months to July, employment increased by 74,000 to 30.6 million people.

Haines Watts is on the look out for young entrepreneurs

Andover Advertiser:

11:45am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AS Scotland goes to the polls to decide whether it will become independent, many young people across the rest of the UK are choosing to go it alone themselves, by starting up their own businesses.

Phones 4U goes into administration

Andover Advertiser:

10:19am Monday 15th September 2014

MOBILE phone retailer Phones 4U went into administration on Sunday night putting 5,596 jobs at risk.

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