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Southampton City Council is opening a Sustainable Distribution Centre (SDC) that will offer businesses a more environmentally sustainable way to receive their deliveries.

Photography company Doubletake Studios has entered administration with the loss of around 450 jobs.

Photography company Doubletake Studios, headquartered in London, has entered administration with the loss of around 450 jobs.

Haskins Garden Centres has secured a finance facility worth £20 million from Santander Corporate Banking to support its expansion plans.

London Euston has been named as one of ten locations across the UK that will trial a single compliance process for enquiries across a range of different taxes, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed.

Southampton firm Clarita Solutions has been acquired by rival firm K3 Business Technology in a deal worth just over £1 million.

A Newbury-based roofing company has been prosecuted after a new employee was electrocuted while operating a lorry driven crane.

More than 130 small businesses on industrial estates in and around Southampton have benefited from free training and support as part of a new project to improve the health and safety of Hampshire workers.

Grosvenor Developments has signed the final agreements that will see it build a 75,000 square foot, £21million arts complex in Southampton.

The first three state of the art manufacturing research centres funded under a new £70m Government investment will be based at Southampton, Loughborough and Brunel universities it has been announced.

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Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.