The News has undergone a few changes of late including the relaunch of the printed paper,
redesigning their website and launching The News tablet app for Apple and Android devices.
In an effort to keep up with the times the paper has now decided that’s it’s facility in Hilsea
is not in keeping with the current trends and hence The News is jumping just across the way
The Portsmouth News has today announced the three short listed businesses to feature in its Local Business Accelerators campaign.
AE, the defence, security and aerospace firm are offering 60 new apprenticeships at their main Hampshire base.
Successful applicants will join the existing team that worked on the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier and help contribute to the companies continued growth.
Portsmouth’s once grande pier on the South Parade failed to sell at auction today. Its future is still uncertain.
Last week we reported that Southampton Has The Best Internet Service In The UK. Now Portsmouth is set to challenge this as George Osbourne has announced in his autumn statement that it will receive governement funding to improve its wired and wireless Internet infracture.
Today the Condor Group has announced that Condor Logistics will be closed down with the loss of around 110 jobs in Portsmouth and a further 70 jobs in the Channel Islands. Condor Logistics have been providing freight forwarding and logistics for businesses between the mainland and the Channel Islands for 50 years. They also deliver to the Isle of Wight and France.
Portsmouth’s 2012 Business Expo will be hosted at the Pyramid Centre along the Southsea seafront in October.
The free event, being hosted on Thursday 18th October will feature free seminars, over 60 exhibiters, free prize draws and an opportunity for small and medium-sized local businesses to network.
The University of Portsmouth Business School is to become a leading training centre for RAF Officers after winning a £5.3 million contract with the Royal Air Force. It will be working in partnership with Cranfield University in Bedfordshire and between them they will train 3,700 new RAF officers every year.
This year was to be Portsmouth’s first air festival, however, due to a lack of financial support and conflicts with other events it has been forced to abandon its plans for 2012.
A study commissioned by local council and business leaders has found that 4,000 jobs could go if Portsmouth Dockyard was to axe Shipbuilding.
The report set out to examine three scenario futures for Portsmouth Naval Base and the wide effect it could have, based on fears of the dockyard losing their shipbuilding trade.