BUSINESS: Calling all contractors – help is at hand!

BUSINESS: Calling all contractors – help is at hand!

Posted: 5th February 2018
A NEW independent company can provide help and support for contractors in Somerset who are looking to get business but are met by a barrage of red tape. The South West Small Business Support organisation is looking to help contractors who are struggling to get in with the “big boys” or win new contracts because of all the red tape and required paperwork, accreditations…

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BUSINESS: Raymond van Barneveld is on target with Triton tools

BUSINESS: Raymond van Barneveld is on target with Triton tools

Posted: 29th January 2018
DARTS champ Raymond van Barneveld was in South Somerset on Monday (January 29, 2018) afternoon taking on employees at a Yeovil company. Dutch player van Barneveld, nicknamed Barney, is one of the most successful darts players in history having won the World Darts Championships on five occasions. Now Yeovil-based Triton, a manufacturer of precision power tools, is…

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BUSINESS: Boswells Café to open soon at Quedam

BUSINESS: Boswells Café to open soon at Quedam

Posted: 25th January 2018
OWNERS of the Quedam Centre in Yeovil have announced that a new café will be opening in the shopping mall later this year. Boswells Café will be opening in the Spring and will be combining two units in the large corner space on Ivel Square – previously used by the Costa coffee shop and the Whittard of Chelsea store. The family-run company has a chain of 17 café…

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JOBS: Yee-Hah! Full-time manager needed at new Texas Rocks restaurant

JOBS: Yee-Hah! Full-time manager needed at new Texas Rocks restaurant

Posted: 23rd January 2018
THE planned new Texas Rocks bar and restaurant in Yeovil is looking for a full-time manager to run the outlet when it opens later this year. The American themed steakhouse restaurant is all set to open in early April 2018 in the former Woods Wine Bar premises on Middle Street in the town centre. Owners Kevin and Issy Sanger are on the lookout for someone who will have…

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BUSINESS: Newton House Gin wins GOLD at the 2018 World Gin Awards

BUSINESS: Newton House Gin wins GOLD at the 2018 World Gin Awards

Posted: 15th January 2018
THE owners of Newton House Gin, which is made on the outskirts of Yeovil, are delighted to have been awarded Gold at the 2018 World Gin Awards Against about 40 other UK gins, Newton House Gin, which has only been distilling since March 2017, saw off some stiff competition in the London Dry Gin category. Newton House Gin lays claim to being the only gin distilled in…

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BUSINESS: 24-hour Anytime Fitness club to open in Quedam Centre

BUSINESS: 24-hour Anytime Fitness club to open Quedam Centre

Posted: 9th January 2018
THE owners of the Quedam Centre in Yeovil have announced that a new fitness club will open in the shopping centre later this year. Benson Elliot, the Quedam owners, have said that Anytime Fitness will open a club at the centre this year and join a retail line-up which includes H&M, Topshop, River Island, New Look and JD Sports. Anytime Fitness clubs have more than three…

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BUSINESS: Top award for recruitment firm boss

BUSINESS: Top award for recruitment firm boss

Posted: 14th December 2017
OWNER and managing director of award-winning Somerset-based recruitment agency Red Berry Recruitment has been awarded a top accolade. Helen Lacey has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship to the Institute of Recruitment Professionals by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. She was presented with her fellowship at the IRP Awards - an annual event organised by the…

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BUSINESS: Red Berry Recruitment celebrates nine nominations in tenth anniversary year

BUSINESS:  Red Berry Recruitment celebrates nine nominations in tenth anniversary year

Posted: 7th November 2017
IT has been quite a year for Somerset-based recruitment agency Red Berry Recruitment. As well as celebrating the company’s tenth year in business, ‘the Berries’ have also had an extremely successful awards season. The company, owned by managing director Helen Lacey, has been shortlisted for no less than nine awards during 2017. The year began with Red Berry Recruitment…

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BUSINESS: Red Berry Recruitment celebrates nine nominations in tenth anniversary year

BUSINESS:  Red Berry Recruitment celebrates nine nominations in tenth anniversary year

Posted: 7th November 2017
IT has been quite a year for Somerset-based recruitment agency Red Berry Recruitment. As well as celebrating the company’s tenth year in business, ‘the Berries’ have also had an extremely successful awards season. The company, owned by managing director Helen Lacey, has been shortlisted for no less than nine awards during 2017. The year began with Red Berry Recruitment…

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BUSINESS: Launch of Nostara – a new luxury home fragrance brand

BUSINESS: Launch of Nostara – a new luxury home fragrance brand

Posted: 2nd November 2017
SOMERSET friends Nikki Holt and Alex Bowring have launched a new name in British luxury home fragrance – Nostara. This newly-launched brand has already gained keen admirers who love the premium fragrances, luxurious design and beautiful styling. Nostara hopes to be the “friendly face” of luxury home fragrance, where customers know they will receive the highest of…

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