Newbury Business Today

Businesses encouraged to give back to their community

    Businesses encouraged to give back to their community

BERKSHIRE Community Foundation hosted an executive dinner event recently for members of its Business Philanthropy Club (BPC), with guest speaker Sir John Madejski. Berkshire Community Foundation raises funds for, and

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Legal Question Time – Selling without stress

    Legal Question Time – Selling without stress

WHETHER your business is large, medium or small, local or international, it is never too early to think about your exit strategy and how you would go about setting up

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Driving his own business and his own destiny

    Driving his own business and his own destiny

A DESIRE to own his own boat – and control his own destiny – has been the driving force behind the rise of the new sole owner of Apple Print

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Brilliantly British launches online marketplace selling products made in Britain

    Brilliantly British launches online marketplace selling products made in Britain

BRILLIANTLY British has launched a new online marketplace – www.brilliantlybritish.com – totally dedicated to selling products made in Britain. The website, which is fully optimised for smartphones, tablets and PCs,

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Ask the experts: Are you ready for the pensions revolution?

    Ask the experts: Are you ready for the pensions revolution?

Simon Moran at Griffins Financial Solutions answers. The 2014 Budget’s proposed pension changes have been described by some retirement planning experts as a ‘pensions revolution’. The Finance Bill currently going

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Cold and colourful for charity

    Cold and colourful for charity

THE team at leading local law firm, Gardner Leader, have been good sports taking part in various charity fundraising events including being sprayed with paint on the Rainbow Run and

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Immigration checks… landlords cannot relax

    Immigration checks… landlords cannot relax

A Home Office announcement that immigration checks by landlords will come into effect in the West Midlands on December 1 is no reason for landlords in other parts of England

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Legal Review: Directors’ Service Agreements – cover all bases

    Legal Review: Directors’ Service Agreements – cover all bases

Andrew Egan, an employment lawyer with Charles Lucas & Marshall explains why directors’ service agreements and contracts of employment need to be detailed and fair. I see a number of

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Business community urged to support local parcel appeal

    Business community urged to support local parcel appeal

AS BUSINESSES and stores begin to gear up for Christmas in earnest, it is a good time to thank those who last year gave their valuable time to support an

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Are Tattoos Still Taboo for Employers?

Under UK law it is legal for employers to refuse to hire someone who has a tattoo – but, says Newbury employment lawyer, Andrew Egan, anecdotal evidence would suggest there

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