Supplying the leading brands

1st November 2019

SHELLPLANT first opened its doors in Earls Barton in 1972 and its founder John Fensome is still involved on a daily basis.

In the 1990s Julian Payne joined him in partnership and between them they have grown the business to now offer the industry's market-leading brands, their customers... Read More

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Subtlety, tone and generosity can pay off

1st November 2019

By Sam Rose,

SilverDisc

ON Monday 23 September, the country woke up to the news that Thomas Cook, the UK's oldest travel company, had collapsed - leaving 150,000 holidaymakers stranded abroad and putting 21,000 jobs at risk...

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A word from China

1st November 2019

By Brian Kingston

dbfb

AS promised last month, I write this article from China, the home of Huawei (pronounced by some 'who are we') the manufacturer of network infrastructure that promise not to use their equipment for any reason...

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Leading the revolution

1st November 2019

A DECISION to invest £40m in Northampton to give nearly every home and business access to next generation ultra-fast broadband is testament to the vision of the team at telecommunications specialist dbfb.

The Northampton-based service...

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It's snow joke? Do your policies guard against extreme weather?

1st November 2019

By Jennie Jahina

Wilson Browne

MANY column inches have been devoted to the extreme weather we have experienced so far this year. On top of this we're now pre-warned of a return of the Beast from the East in forthcoming months....

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Creating a culture of respect and dignity

1st November 2019

WILSON Browne Solicitors is to host a no-cost seminar for HR professionals and business leaders.

Creating the right workplace culture delivers huge rewards. You stay 'the right side of the law' and also build a culture where employees feel...

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Pros and cons of selling at auction

1st November 2019

By Duncan Crowther

Wilson Browne

MANY owners consider a sale of their company or business for various reasons, including retirement, succession planning, or simply a change of lifestyle. However, many sellers may not appreciate...

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Cool way to raise money

1st November 2019

FROSTY families are required for the Cransley Hospice Frosty 5K, sponsored by Wilson Browne Solicitors

Festive fundraising is the name of the game with Cransley Hospice's first ever Frosty 5K challenge in the transformed Winter Wonderland...

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Feeling good about nominations

1st November 2019

WHITTLEBURY Park's Leisure Club and Spa have reached the final of two prestigious national awards.

The Leisure Club has been shortlisted for the category of Best Hotel & Spa Facility at the National Fitness Awards, and the Spa is a...

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This year's big conversation, wellbeing at work

1st November 2019

LISA Fellows-Flynn is Head of Corporate Sales at Whittlebury Park. Her team look after Whittlebury's corporate clients, creating tailored packages for every size of event from a small team meeting or a whole day of activities for entire...

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Anniversary celebration for a good cause

1st November 2019

AS Whitco starts its 25th year in business, a celebration is to be held to start the milestone anniversary and pave the way for the next 12 months.

The Raj Restaurant in Kettering will play host on 1 November to Whitco's party. Owner Goyas...

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Enquiries rise sharply, driving recruitment

1st November 2019

FOR Warwick Burt Construction, 2019 has, so far, been an exciting year. Enquiries and conversions into live projects have risen sharply and with additional experienced staff recruited we are in a strong position to go forward into 2020.

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Combining power and luxury

1st November 2019

VOLKSWAGEN Commercial Vehicles has launched a pair of new Amarok special editions. Available to order now, the Amarok Black Edition and Amarok Aventura Black Edition are among the most powerful and luxurious variants of the award-winning pick-up...

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A cycling revolution

1st November 2019

FORGET what you think you know about electric transport. The industry has undergone a revolution, with one of the country's specialists Urban Electro leading the way from its Northamptonshire base.

The centre offers so much more than...

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Global leather hub completed

1st November 2019

A £5.5m centre of excellence for the global leather industry has been completed at the University of Northampton.

The 27,000 square feet International Leather Centre (ILC), funded by LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General), marks the...

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Keeping records of working time - why is this important?

1st November 2019

By Rebecca List

Head of Employment and Partner

Tollers

SINCE the introduction of the Working Time Regulations in 1998, UK employers have been required to maintain records to enable them to show that working time limits are...

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