During the past nine months numbers of 'zombie businesses' have increased from 5000 to 23,000 in the south east. Experts have warned the outbreak is a result of firms trying to run before they can walk – a recipe for disaster.
The closing date for this years Daily Echo supported South Coast Business Awards is fast approaching but there's still time to get your nomination in. With just one week left before the closing date, those last minute employer or company nominations are being hurried along so as to make the deadline.
Research from Hilton-Baird Collection Services has shown that one in five Hampshire businesses struggled to recoup payments for goods and services within the agreed time scales.
Freetricity have published survey results that puts Hampshire in pole position as the UKs greenest county.
A free Business Works event, organised by Daily Echo South, has been hailed a success as top business people from all over Hampshire descended on the De Vere Grand Harbour Hotel for a day long programme involving seminars, advice and networking opportunities.
Campaigners fighting to stop the Talking Heads in Southampton closing down for good believe a new investor could have the venue open again as early as next month.
The news comes after the established live music venue and public house closed its doors to punters at the start of 2012, with then-owner Mark Hughes stating the economic slump being responsible for ceasing trade.
Fast Food titans McDonalds’ plans to create 180 new jobs in Hampshire to help with youth unemployment hit a wall last night, as Totton Council chiefs rejected plans for a new Drive-Thru restaurant.
Southampton Airport announced today opening for 100 new positions at the Hampshire travel hub and was immediately inundated with over 5,000 applicants clamoring for the jobs.
HR director Caroline Morton said, “We were really surprised to see so many people show up. We really weren’t expecting so many applicants”.