With fraud against individuals estimated to cost around £6.1 billion a year in the UK, Barclays is urging customers to take precautions to avoid becoming a victim this Christmas.
In the lead up to Christmas, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is promoting their Keep Trade Local campaign throughout Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Isle of Wight rope holding and personal protection experts, Spinlock, is urging other local firms to make a New Years’ resolution to go global, by signing up to meet international buyers at the 13th annual UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and British Marine Federation (BMF) Meet the Marine Buyer, at the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show, Excel on 15 and 16 January.
Members of the Isle of Wight Council’s regulatory committee have voted to accept a small number of changes to taxi fares, with one slight increase and two reductions.
Hovertravel has teamed up with eco-friendly clothes brand, Rapanui, to offer customers a lunch time meal deal and 20% off Rapanui clothing when travelling on the hovercraft.
An Isle of Wight petrol station has received national recognition at Superstation 2012, a forecourt standards competition organised by GB Oils, the UK’s largest supplier of fuel to the independent forecourt sector.
On 15th November, there will be a public election to confirm the person who will become the new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Hampshire. It is therefore vital that the elected individual is responsive to the needs of the whole community and, specifically, to the small business community.
The Isle of Wight Council is introducing direct debit payments as a way to help spread the cost for motorists who buy an annual parking permit.