May 22 2013 Latest news:
THE owner of Chicago’s in Stevenage has gone into administration, prompting fears the nightclub will close.
JOBS at Stevenage’s HMV store are safe after the shop was included in a rescue deal announced today (Friday).
NEW owners have been confirmed for a shopping centre based in the heart of a town.
A BED specialist entered administration yesterday (Tuesday) but a store in Stevenage has already been sold to another company.
AN OPTICIAN has got his sights set on cutting out unneccessary sight-loss, thanks to a piece of groundbreaking equipment.
A LEADING ecology consultancy is expanding its business and is now on the hunt for new recruits.
A FULL-time receptionist has broken into the world of weddings with a new business that’s as sweet as sugar – literally.
AN ENTERPRISING managing director who has seen a turnover increase of 98 per cent since she took over the family business has said the key to her success has been to offer the best customer service.
A TEACHER has turned to cooking books after setting up his own healthy fast food delivery business.
A DIRECTOR who joined her family business more than 10 years ago has said the key to her success has been communication and feedback.
A BUSINESS club which started five years ago has been relaunched as The Hertfordshire Business CLUB.
ENCOURAGING employment figures have been welcomed by lobbying organisation the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
THE art of crafting bespoke jewellery is being showcased at a redesigned centre in rural Hertfordshire.
ONE of Comet country’s biggest hotels and wedding venues is under new management.
JOBS at four Comet country stores are at risk after it was announced today (Wednesday) that Blockbuster is set to go into administration.
AN ELECTRICAL chain has closed its Stevenage store tonight (Saturday) with 14 staff losing their jobs.
THE leader of the Labour party visited Stevenage this morning (Tuesday) as he praised businesses in the area and called for housing needs to be addressed.
HERTFORDSHIRE’S biggest business event comes to Knebworth Barns tomorrow (Wednesday).
A NEW 150-seater restaurant will open this month offering authentic flavours from the USA.
BUSINESSES will meet to discuss the possibility of investing in a community partnership which could help shape a town’s economic future.
SHOPS in Stevenage town centre will open longer from Monday in a trial to make shopping more convenient and boost trade.
A CROWD of screaming fans gathered for the opening of a tanning salon as a reality TV star did the honours.
Employers are being evicted and jobs threatened after a business centre’s owners decided to close its doors for good.
A WOMAN from Comet country has been announced as one of the 30 young rising stars of the manufacturing world by business minister Mark Prisk.
A CAKE shop has won a contract to sell its mouth-watering sweet delights in an upmarket store.
Vehicles used in the construction of the Olympic Games will be a regular sight in Stevenage after a plant hire company announced it will open for business on Monday.
A SHOPPING centre in the heart of a town has been put up for sale.
Clothing giant H&M will open a branch in the former Waterstones store in Stevenage, it was confirmed today.
A Harry Potter seamstress is meeting recession-driven demand for handmade clothes by opening a sewing school.