A £67 million push to get cutting-edge technology products on to the market has been announced by the Chancellor to boost Oxford's economy.
The two airlines plan for their new partnership to take off on March 30th 2014, combining slots at Heathrow.
Unions are to meet defence giant BAe Systems to discuss the future of the firm's three shipyards amid a review of its business.
Today at the 2014 Geneva Salon, Sussex-based Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveiled Ghost Series II - they also unveiled at the factory near Chichester to ITV Meridian. They say the Ghost Series II delivers the latest industry-leading technology from Rolls-Royce clad in a subtle re-design.
Rolls Royce believes the launch of Ghost Series II consolidates its position as the most popular car in the €200,000+ class, and as a cornerstone of Rolls-Royce’s continuing success. Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Torsten Müller-Ötvös said:
– Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars,
The Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II is the ultimate entrepreneur’s business tool. Following the worldwide success of its predecessor, I am confident that this re-designed and updated Rolls-Royce will continue to attract increasing numbers of new customers to the marque, in particular business entrepreneurs seeking an oasis of calm in a frenetic business world.
This week the RNLI will be attending the Bournemouth and Poole College Open Evening on Tuesday 4 March 2014 and also the Skills Show at the Bournemouth International Centre on Wednesday 6 March 2014 to meet potential applicants. There is more information on the RNLI website.
People living under a new flightpath say it's destroying the life of their quiet country village.
The trial route from Gatwick airport over Warnham in Sussex has flights passing over every five minutes at peak times.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to villagers Sally Pavey, Laura Standing and Rob Baker.
Now, hopefully the warmer weather's on its way in the next few months. So the tourist season will soon be upon us and businesses are gearing up all over the region for a bumper season.
In one Kent seaside resort they're already getting on their bikes to make sure it's a summer to remember. Andrea Thomas explains. She talked to rickshaw operator Geoff Spencer and cafe owner Jean Beswick.
It's not often volunteers working for the charity SERV get to meet the people whose lives they helped save. In this clip school-girl Caitlin Kydd and her mum Alison thank the team of 140 volunteers who working mainly during the night to transport blood to hospitals.
They meet the chairman of the group Arthur Godden.
East Kent may have been taking a battering from the weather, but it could have a bright future in the high-tech industry. Business leaders have been meeting in London to discuss the potential.
They say the area has a skilled workforce, low start-up costs and good transport links - so could it become the next "silicon city"? Andy Dickenson reports.
Tomorrow, another family business shuts its doors after more than a hundred years of trading. The owner's selling to Tesco. But are family businesses under threat in the South East?
Fred has been speaking to Mark Hastings, director of the Institute for Family Business and he began by asking him if the retail giants really are taking over the high street, or if that's just the perception?
It's the end of an era for one shop in Dartford this weekend. Richardson's the butchers shuts its doors tomorrow after more than a hundred years of trading. Its owner wants to retire and has sold up to Tesco.
But is it just another nail in the coffin of Britain's high streets or are we still, at heart, a nation of shopkeepers? Andrea Thomas has been finding out. She spoke to butcher Ray Richardson and shopkeeper James Munns.