Blog Archive

News and Articles about Wiltshire, Hampshire, Somerset, and the South of England

For more than 50 years, Dentons has been serving the local community and providing a free and friendly service to help businesses reach thousands of new customers.

Our directory listings cover over 50 locations in central and south west England so wherever you are, you will always be able to find the things you need whether you want the low-down on local restaurants or info on pubs and clubs; it’s all in dentons.net.

Beyond business listings, we also like to showcase cultural events in Wiltshire, Hampshire, Somerset, and the South of England.

If you want to know what’s going on in the South West then you’re in the right place. We cover everything from wild swimming locations to Christmas markets.

Start-ups

Testing the Market

Once you have a nifty business idea, what do you do next? Step one is to test the market – it’s no good launching into

Small Business

Sealing the Deal

With the Brexit negotiations looming, many of us are wondering what deal will be struck between the UK and EU. As many professional mediators and

Small Business

The Digital Bandits

Ransomware attacks are not new, but now and again a big one reminds us of the threat, like last week’s NHS hack which crippled the

Top business award
Small Business

An Eye on the Prize

Everyone likes to have tangible evidence of success – a trophy, plaque and/or certificate are great rewards; coupled with an attractive prize it’s even better!

Communication
Small Business

Talking about Communication ….

We’re not only living in the age of information; it’s also the age of communication! Being able to put your point across eloquently, whether it’s

Boutique shop
Small Business

Setting up Shop

You’ve decided to open a little shop! What fun, right? Be your own boss, set your own rules, make loads of money and become a

Shooting a bow and arrow
Dentons Digital

Getting your Facebook Ads on Target

Facebook is now accepted as one of the most effective advertising platforms on the planet, particularly for small businesses and start-ups. If you’re not reaching

Meaningful appraisals
Small Business

Meaningful Appraisals

Formal periodic staff appraisals are obviously useful in a large organisation, but the managers of most small businesses employing only a few people usually don’t

Melting smartphone
Uncategorized

Nomophobia – the harsh truth!

I have just emerged from a traumatic few days during which I realised that I am an addict – and all because my little grandson