Is Co-Working The New Normal Now?

Katherine PeachBusiness Articles

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Creative Rural Communities team are launching a CoWorking Month this May to celebrate and promote the use of co-working spaces in the county’s rural towns and communities. CoWorking Month 2021 will be launched with an online platform showcasing the type of spaces that people can work from, as well as offering a small grant to … Read More

Give Your Business A Boost & More Flexibility

John DaviesBusiness Articles

You are not alone if you find working from home, and running your business from home, to be a real challenge. We have been listening to our business community- employers and employees alike- and the consensus of opinion is that it’s a bit like the Marmite story: there are those that love it and those that really don’t! Read on … Read More

Jack is Back

Katherine PeachBusiness Articles, Featured

Turning the negatives into positives has been a mantra we’ve all tried to live by this past year. And Willmore’s 1938 has done just that. After a few graffiti tags, they decided to turn this unwelcomed negative into a transformational positive. To celebrates Willmore’s rich history, a mysterious mural has been painted on the side of the building. The terraces … Read More

The Food Hall at Hamptons

Katherine PeachBusiness, Business Articles, Food

Following the launch of the Food Hall at Hamptons last year, owners Andy Bradshaw and Peter Knowles have used the lockdown time since Christmas to increase and enhance their food offering. The area devoted to food upstairs at the Ludlow Lane store has now significantly increased to allow the introduction of new product categories. Andy said; “There was such an … Read More

Loving Living Here For 51 Years

Katherine PeachBusiness, Business Articles

In the past year, we’ve all developed a new appreciation for our homes and how important finding the right one can be. David Baker and his team know this better than anyone. David Baker set up his business with Frank Powell 51 years ago, seeing the industry in ways others didn’t, leading to his success. This family-run business has an … Read More

Property Spotlight

Katherine PeachBusiness, Featured

67 John Batchelor Way, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan CF64 1SD £599,950 Finding the perfect home is very important but can be very difficult at times. For over 160 years, Watts & Morgan have been putting people in their dream home. Penarth has some stunning properties and we’d like to put a spotlight on this latest future home. Watts & Morgan … Read More

Penarth Indies Launch New Virtual Marketplace – ShopAppy Penarth

John DaviesBusiness, Featured

The Penarth Business Group has officially launched ShopAppy Penarth – a new virtual marketplace for the town’s independent shops and businesses. ‘Spend your money where your heart is’ is the ethos behind this new initiative, which gives shoppers the opportunity to buy from their favourite local traders online in one place. Penarth is the first town in Wales to launch this innovative online shopping … Read More

My Dog Ate my Tax Return…

Lisa EntwistleBusiness, Business Articles

If you had any other income in the tax year to 5 April 2020 aside from pensions of PAYE (where taxes are deducted automatically by an employer) then it is highly likely that you will need to complete a self assessment tax return and file in online by 31 January 2021. By this date, HMRC expect not only to receive … Read More