Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Business

Latest business news from Bedford when and where you want it. The Bedford Independent is your best source of Bedford business news on mobile, tablet and desktop…

Bedford's Old Arcade
Small business owners affected by the on-going coronavirus outbreak can now apply for a business support grant on the Council’s website...
The Bedford Independent is a member of the Independent Community News Network, an organisation of 108 local news providers who are delivering vital...
Stack of newspapers
The Bedford Independent has learnt that JPI Media is suspending the Times & Citizen, Bedford's last printed news source, indefinitely and print copies will not be delivered, due to...
M&S foodhall
The Marks & Spencer Foodhall in Kempston has reassured customers that they are open to everyone today, despite misleading posts on social media...
Foresters Arms
The team at the Foresters Arms on Union Street is celebrating after picking up two accolades at Wells & Co.’s annual Pub Partner Awards...
Beales closing down sale
The Bedford branch of Beales will close tomorrow (19 March), two weeks ahead of the administrators' schedule. The joint administrators...
Supermarket
Following the announcement by Iceland earlier this week, more supermarkets are introducing measures to ensure their shelves stay stocked and vulnerable...
In response to the on-going coronavirus outbreak, two of Bedford's Iceland stores are adjusting their opening times and creating 'OAP' hours to help...
GDPR
Bedford based Privacy Helper is one of the UK’s leading GDPR consultancies, helping over 150 organisations in the last three years - ranging from major corporates to businesses in the local...
Rishi Sunak MP
Today’s budget, the first from new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has been broadly welcomed by Bedford’s business community, although critics...
Provident House coronavirus workshop
A Bedford business, hosting a coronavirus event this evening, has been criticised for cashing in on scaremongering surrounding the virus...
Unilever competition winners
Cranfield University and Unilever recently collaborated on an event to give students the chance to contribute to the development of the next generation...