Hampshire Chamber of Commerce to host procurement event

Andover Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

3:23pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

THE HAMPSHIRE Chamber of Commerce is once again to host an event which will see procurement at the top of the agenda.

Themes for Winchester Business Excellence Awards are announced

Andover Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

5:00pm Saturday 18th January 2014

THE WINCHESTER Business Excellence Awards has announced its theme this year as growth, development and looking to the future.

Winchester business lands national award

Andover Advertiser: Staff from Bang & Olufsen Winchester, who won Dealer of the Year 2012/13.

9:56am Tuesday 26th February 2013

A WINCHESTER business has scooped a prestigious national award.

Winchester Business Excellence Awards open for nominations following launch party

Andover Advertiser: Chairman of the judges, Kit Finney, centre in navy suit, with representatives of Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, Winchester BID, Newsquest and sponsors Denplan.

2:00pm Saturday 2nd February 2013

WINCHESTER is gearing up to recognise all that is best about business throughout the district.

Stagecoach pulls two bus routes

11:41am Thursday 19th November 2009

TWO routes in Andover will no longer be served by buses following a decision by Stagecoach to withdraw from the services.

Business Park set to 'go live' in January

3:08pm Monday 15th December 2008

CASTLEDOWN Business Park, which has been lying dormant for the past year will be ‘going live’ in January after a series of delays.

Quality of skills wins award

1:34pm Thursday 11th December 2008

ANDOVER based Colonel Roger Stewart, an assistant director for the Army staff business process review programme, has been recognised for the quality of his skills as a management consultant in the 2008 ‘Individual Achievement Awards’ The award was presented by the Institute of Business Consulting and is one of seven announced annually by the Institute to recognise the contribution of business consultants and advisers to organisations.

Chamber lunch for the president

12:20pm Friday 21st November 2008

The North Hampshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s annual president’s lunch was held this year at The Winchester Guildhall and many And-over members took the opportunity to network with a range of local businesses from all four areas of the chamber including Basingstoke, Winchester and the North East.

Adopting Japanese processes

12:10pm Friday 21st November 2008

Leading companies in the Andover Business Community are successfully competing in the international market as a result of adopting business improvement processes pioneered by the Japanese car- maker, Toyota, a world leader in high quality production techniques.

Network and learn proving successful

10:10am Friday 21st November 2008

Sandra Silk Bookkeeping and Business Services have recently launched a series of networking events focusing on the needs of the small business. Working with a variety of small businesses locally Sandra has become very aware that business owners mainly work alone and do not have time to research the information they need to manage their business effectively.

Here's the good news on the credit crunch!

2:10pm Thursday 20th November 2008

At the October Mutual Business Group talk inevitably turned to the credit crunch. Members offered their views, with the majority reporting steady business, despite negative headlines.

Networking event blooming successful

9:10am Thursday 20th November 2008

The November ‘Netwo-rking’ evening held in the Keystone Hall on 4 November was attended by over 25 women from the local business community.

Gem of an idea

1:00pm Wednesday 19th November 2008

AN Andover jeweller has been awarded a £400 grant by Test Valley Arts Foundation enabling her to expand a thriving mobile jewellery workshop scheme for the benefit of the wider community.

Health and safety first

11:30am Wednesday 19th November 2008

ANDOVER-based distribution company, Air Sea Logistics Ltd, has introduced a new tool to manage and monitor health and safety across its express delivery operations.

Business ability team notch-up milestone client

Andover Advertiser: Business ability team notch-up milestone client

9:30am Wednesday 19th November 2008

THE business ability team at Enham has just helped the 1,000th disabled and disadvantaged person set up in self-employment – since the programme began in 2001.

Industrial chaplain asks: Are you happy in your work?

2:50pm Tuesday 18th November 2008

by Rev Derek Overfield, Industrial Chaplain and Minister, Andover United Reformed Church ‘If you’re happy and you know it . . .’ , the song says ‘Clap your hands’ but in the office where my wife once worked humour was banned, because the manager claimed: ‘If you’re laughing then you are not working’.

Shopping centre launch for e2e

Andover Advertiser: Launch: Mike Smith, chief executive of Enham, Southampton e2e learners and Rod Chamberlain, chairman of Enham.

3:50pm Monday 17th November 2008

BUILDING work for a new Jewsons builders’ merchants has started on a site in Andover’s West Portway Industrial Estate with completion expected early summer 2009.

Jewsons on the move to Portway

1:40pm Monday 17th November 2008

BUILDING work for a new Jewsons builders’ merchants has started on a site in Andover’s West Portway Industrial Estate with completion expected early summer 2009.

Andover company acquires Salomon

10:40am Monday 17th November 2008

ANDOVER-based SSI Scha-efer’s has acquired Sal-omon Automation, highlighting the group’s leading position in the field of warehouse logistics.

Showcasing success

4:36pm Wednesday 29th October 2008

AN Andover-based accountancy and business advice firm will be hosting an end-of-year event on 19 November at The Winche-ster Hotel in Winchester from 5pm showcasing two of Hampshire’s most successful entrepreneurs.

At home with lifestyle

1:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

A LIFESTYLE shop has opened its doors in Andover High Street with the help of local MP Sir George Young.

Chamber flying high

1:20pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

Chamber members and their guests enjoyed a networking lunch in a unique environment this month – at The Hawk Conservancy, near Andover.

Amanda is a winning counsellor in sales

1:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

LIGHTERLIFE counsellor Amanda Brooks from Andover was named as a winning counsellor in sales at the LighterLife annual conference.

Benchmark for service to clients

12:50pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

ANDOVER based Air Sea Logistics has been recognised for the quality of its commitment to the Palletways network, the UK’s largest palletised freight operation for the express delivery of small consignments of goods.

Breakfast club a huge success

12:40pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

Andover’s newest networking event, the Andover Breakfast Club was launched by Andover solicitors Bonallack & Bishop at the beginning of Septem-ber, at the Hampshire Golf Club.

Man with a mission

12:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

Andover Women in Business Club met at the Bourne Valley Inn enjoying a most interesting presentation by Martin Simmons, vice principal, Andover College.

Sisters' new business club catapults them to success

Andover Advertiser: Winner: Emile Olsson.

11:50am Tuesday 14th October 2008

UPPER Clatford resident Emelie Olsson and her sister Louise have received the prestigious Pioneer 2008 Award at the Girls! Make Your Mark Awards for their business the Catapult Club.

How smart is your working regime?

11:40am Tuesday 14th October 2008

Tony Corbin, Initiative Project Manager for MATiSSE – the Mobile And Teleworking Initiative for a Smarter South East – encouraged Mutual Business Group members to think about the business benefits of the better use of new technology, in September. He explained how the internet was changing the way we live and work and how MATiSSE was helping businesses benefit from quickly adoptable Smarter Working schemes.

Help at hand for Lucy

Andover Advertiser: New venture: Lucy Dominguez and her assistant Daisy with  David Gleave (left) and economic portfolio holder, Giddings.                     NOP

11:20am Tuesday 14th October 2008

NEW business ventures are the lifeblood of commerce and in Test Valley they are eligible for additional help in the form of a £500 grant from the borough council.

Snows' trade accolade

10:50am Tuesday 14th October 2008

ANDOVER-BASED Snows Timber is the winner of the TTJ Softwood Trader of the Year.

Sky's the limit for trust's new venture

Andover Advertiser: Sky's the limit for  trust's new venture

10:40am Tuesday 14th October 2008

ZOOLOGIST and TV presenter Chris Packham formally opened the Hawk Conservancy Trust’s new venue for corporate functions.

Adding up to payroll excellence

Andover Advertiser: Proud: Sandra Silk

2:41pm Friday 19th September 2008

A former student of Cricklade Collge - now Andover College - Sandra Silk of Sandra Silk Bookkeeping and Business Services has won the Payroll Professional of the Year 2008 award at the Business Enterprise Awa-rds ceremony hosted by Fabian Hamilton MP and held at the House of Commons.

Money-saving advice, for free!

12:51pm Friday 19th September 2008

COMPANIES in Andover can receive free practical advice on how to save money at Basepoint, Andover on 7 October.

Team Sport ahead of the field with milestone year

Andover Advertiser:

8:48am Friday 19th September 2008

AN Andover-based motor-sport entrepreneur, who has established his business as the UK's largest indoor go-karting company, is celebrating impressive results after a year of success.

Company’s backing gives food for thought

Andover Advertiser: Presentation: Julian Willis hands over the cheque to Patrick Lavelle and Trevor Sleath. 	NOP

2:37pm Thursday 18th September 2008

ANDOVER company Sweet & Maxwell - part of Thomson Reuters - donated a cheque for £1,000 to the Andover Food Bank (AFB).

Training for the future with CIL

12:28pm Thursday 18th September 2008

BUDDING electronics designers and manufacturers will soon be able to put their ambitions into practise as part of a new apprenticeship scheme.

Silent body language speaks volumes!

Andover Advertiser: Hand over: New president Caroline Gilham (left) with outgoing president, Liz Scrace.

12:24pm Wednesday 17th September 2008

September saw Andover Women in Business Club's annual meeting at the Red Lion in Clanville.

Future chamber events

Andover Advertiser:

11:57am Tuesday 16th September 2008

25 September, 11.30am - 2pm: Networking Lunch at the Hawk Conservancy A networking event with a difference. Arrive early to experience the 12 noon hawk display before enjoying a buffet lunch and the opportunity to network in this unique environment.

Chamber meeting hits a high note

Andover Advertiser: Networking: Members enjoy the music academy garden. NOP

11:55am Tuesday 16th September 2008

Chamber members were recently treated to lunch at Andover College on a beautifully sunny day.

Investors in people, for third time

12:23pm Monday 15th September 2008

A FIRM of solicitors from Andover has been recognised for investing in its employees for a third time.

Why MBG?

Andover Advertiser:

10:01am Monday 15th September 2008

The Andover Mutual Business Group is a thriving, established group from varied business sectors, which offers a welcoming monthly forum over breakfast.

Mapping the way to success

11:26am Friday 22nd August 2008

VISITORS to Andover's Walworth Industrial Est-ate will have fewer opportunities to get lost following the installation of new London underground-style maps in the area.

Precious moment as market jeweller opens shop

Andover Advertiser: Opening:  Test Valley Mayoress Dorothy Page, owner Christine Mellor, Mayor Brian Page, owner David Mellor, manager Jeanette Roberts and James Mellor at the opening.

10:23am Friday 22nd August 2008

AFTER three decades, an Andover market trader has left the weekly market and set up a permanent place of business in Waterloo Court.

Testway MD new man at top of Institute of Housing

10:27am Wednesday 20th August 2008

TESTWAY Housing's managing director Steve Benson is the new president of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

MBG hears how to cement good networking

4:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2008

Hans Van Well, a member of Andover's Mutual Business Group, gave a refresher course on the art of networking.

Indoor garden party

Andover Advertiser:

1:37pm Tuesday 19th August 2008

The last meeting of the Andover Women in Business Club year is traditionally a garden party.

Whole milk venture for supermarket

Andover Advertiser: New venture: Waitrose is launching the first line of milk to be produced exclusively from the supermarket's own herd of cows at its working farm at Leckford.

12:45pm Tuesday 19th August 2008

WAITROSE is launching the first line of milk to be produced exclusively from the supermarket's own herd of cows at its working farm at Leckford.

United Shield praises international workforce

Andover Advertiser: Presentation: Sir George Young is presented with body armour from  factory Supervisor Edmond Simpson and managing director Terry Hand.

10:34am Tuesday 19th August 2008

SIR George Young has no reason to fear if he ever faces political attacks in the Commons in future - because a defence manufacturer has given him his own bulletproof jacket.

September launch for club

2:33pm Monday 18th August 2008

A NEW, monthly networking breakfast club for Andover businesses launches on 9 September.

Business and social mix at 4Networking

12:48pm Monday 18th August 2008

A NEW breakfast networking opportunity is calling on entrepreneurs in and around Andover to meet other like-minded people who want to raise their profile and create potential new business.






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