Donaldson Ross & Co are a firm of accountants who pride ourselves on giving your business the time and effort it deserves.
Blending traditional values with a modern approach, we pride ourselves on the ability to provide your business with personal, forward looking advice, based on your unique requirements. At Donaldson Ross & Co, our aim is to help you focus on important business decisions, by simplifying compliance and proactively interacting with you on day to day finance matters.
The EL8 Group provide recruitment advice and solutions for all your staffing needs. EL8 Recruitment support local businesses in finding permanent, contract or temporary solutions to your recruitment requirements, whilst EL8 Hospitality provide recruitment solutions across the UK for a full variety of hospitality-based roles.
As a family run business with offices in Bournemouth and Ringwood, we have a wealth of recruitment expertise across a variety of industries and are experts at finding the right people for your business. Our philosophy is to put people before profit, placing our customers, applicants and employees at the forefront of all our decisions.
We are looking to support your business with both long-term and short-term recruitment solutions and we are happy to meet with you for a no obligation discussion about the staffing solutions we provide. Contact us on 01202 055 359 for more information.
As a Go New Forest Member, we are happy to offer a 10% discount off our standard invoice cost for all permanent and contract placements and first hour free on all temporary assignments of 8 hours or over.
We are the government department responsible for protecting, expanding and promoting the sustainable management of woodlands and increasing their value to society and the environment.
We value our Go New Forest Membership as it provides us with the opportunity to get our messages and up to date information on our activities in the New Forest to Members.We also promote our Moors Valley Forest as an attraction for visitors to enjoy during their stay in the New Forest.
Contact: Richard Burke
Do you run a business that pays for gas and/or electricity? Do you want to minimise this cost?
As Go New Forest’s official utilities partner, Full Power Utilities have the experience (over 20 years) and expertise to ensure that you secure the most competitive rates for your gas and electricity supply. As an independent, whole of market utilities brokerage we help guide SME, Mid-Market and Corporate businesses through the procurement process and provide on-going support so you don’t have to deal with the suppliers. We are already working with a number of New Forest based businesses, including Paulton’s Park.
As a GNF member, you do not pay a consultation fee or any on-going management fees to us and you can enter into the ‘GNF Buying Group’, which will help to reduce what you pay for your utilities.
FW Design, founded in 2008, is a design consultants specialising in the design of unique wayfinding and information systems that communicate the identity and navigation of places and spaces. We are an independent limited company based in The New Forest, complimented by a London based team.
We are experts in 9 core service areas; strategic planning, branding, brand implementation, wayfinding, information graphics, digital, mapping, product design and print. These can be combined to create a seamless offer tailored to support large project initiatives.
Harvest Fine Foods is one of Southern England’s premier wholesale food distributors. We provide a first class, reliable service to catering establishments delivering an exciting range of quality fresh produce, fine foods and larder items.
Our clients include schools, hospitals, residential care homes, hotels, fine dining establishments, restaurants, gastro-pubs, golf courses and many more. We deliver to over 600 customers daily, 6 days per week across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire, West Sussex and Surrey.
Unit 6-9 Brunel Road,
South Hampshire Industrial Park,
Contact: Richard Strongman
HPW Architecture is an industry-leading sustainable architecture and design practice with over 30 years’ experience in the leisure, retail, residential and commercial sectors. From our base in Hampshire, we operate throughout the UK, Europe and North America.
We deliver innovative, sustainable solutions to meet the design needs and budget of our widely varied client base. HPW Architecture have long been recognised to be at the forefront of pioneering sustainable solutions and green technologies. We constantly review and apply innovative solutions that deliver aesthetically pleasing, low-carbon structure which reduce our clients’ energy bills.
Lighthouse Marketing opened in 2012 in the stunning coastal town of Lymington. With over 40 years’ experience helping build some of the most successful multinational brands, we are able to offer the unique combination of expert sales and marketing counsel to help our clients grow. Few agencies are able provide such joined up thinking. We apply the same big brand thinking, just tailored with context and scale, to meet our clients’ objectives and budgets.
No jargon, no skinny jeans, beard twiddling or paying pretentious Shoreditch agency day rates. Just creative common sense that works flawlessly!
The New Forest was designated a national park in 2005 to give this outstanding landscape the highest level of protection and to preserve it for the nation to enjoy for generations to come. We are responsible for promoting the purposes of the National Park and those who live and work in it, by providing information for both residents and visitors.
As guardians of a national park, the New Forest National Park Authority aims to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the area and to promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of the Park by the public.
NFU Mutual offer a wide range of personal, business and farming insurance, investment and financial services for businesses. We’re proud to deliver more than simply insurance. Educating young drivers, making farming safer, tackling rural poverty and enabling sustainable living are just some ways we do that.
We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down to earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from. We know from experience that when it comes to farming, local knowledge and personal touch are essential, that’s why as much of our work as possible is at a local level, through our network of 300 branches and over 600 agents.
Contact: Lorrayne Blomfield
Pearce Compaction Systems Ltd is one of the only UK manufacturers of waste handling equipment. All of our equipment is used to help businesses save space and money and to encourage people to recycle more as well as reduce vehicle movement on the roads to help reduce carbon footprint. We have designed a wide range of equipment to cater for all waste streams – whether it be general waste, cardboard, plastic, wood etc and have the ability to design bespoke equipment to tailor the needs of our customers. We have helped many businesses across the UK from all kinds of application, including local businesses, some of which operate in the New Forest:
- Berthon Boat yard
- The Captains Club
- Castle Point Shopping Centre
- The Alice Lisle
- The ARK
- Hobourne Holiday Park (Bashley)
- Bradfords Building Supplies
The ever increasing cost of waste disposal is something that people are becoming more aware of, and by joining Go New Forest as a Corporate Member we are confident we can help to point more New Forest businesses in the right direction.
We look forward to meeting Members at the Go New Forest Open Day but in the meantime if you would like to discuss any aspect further please contact us on the details below.
For Go New Forest Members we offer free Delivery / Installation / Training
Pensworth is a local family run business based in Southampton and is one of the UK’s leading milk and dairy suppliers. We deliver milk, bread, dairy products and selected groceries to over 100,000 door steps every week as well as supplying to the retail and catering trade.
Seemore Graphics Ltd is a Ringwood-based Web Development and Graphic Design Company. They offer website design and development for SMEs, including WordPress, e-commerce websites, plus web hosting and domain name registration.
They also provide graphic design for printing solutions and can supply all types of printing from business cards to brochures including interactive PDFs and ebooks.
The company was established in 1998 and are proud to have been providing these services to many local businesses since its inception.
Southern Solutions have been providing Business IT support for over 10 years. With a wealth of experience throughout our perfectly formed technical and account management team, we can integrate our all-inclusive layer of support for everything IT related.
We monitor and manage all devices within your organisation providing proactive and reactive IT support. We focus on providing a revolutionary support service for all our customers regardless of size, with old fashioned personal service values.
We provide a free of charge security audit on your systems which will include a brief report.
Velvet Pictures Ltd is a creative media consultancy and film production company based in Lymington, run by producer Claire Cottrell and writer/director Keith English.
Founded in 2002, our award-winning work is extensive, with considerable experience in: advertising, corporate promotion, training, online content, social media, live events and TV drama. Velvet Pictures also develops short and feature length films. Keith English recently directed the movie ’The More You Ignore Me’, a British comedy family drama written by Jo Brand and starring Sheridan Smith.
Our projects are distinctive – achieving strong, emotional contact with an audience. We believe that to communicate with impact, the message must be memorable and engaging – requiring drama, humour, wonder…storytelling is key.
If you need advice and creative solutions for your business promotions and events, or a full production (big or small) please get in touch. We can help tell the story of your business…
Velvet Pictures can also act as an agency for all sorts of projects through creative brainstorming, writing and developing ideas. We aim to make budgets work for clients as efficiently as possible – utilising local talent and services when needed, as well as having strong links with London facilities.
Claire and Keith are both on the steering committee of Film: New Forest, an initiative to encourage more filming in the New Forest and increase commerce for the area.
Widgety launched in 2014, providing a platform for UK Cruise Lines to store and update their ship information online, with distribution to travel agent websites who wanted to see better ship images, up to date brochures and a basic cruise list. We also had a simple Widget (Meet The Fleet) that allowed a basic search to “find any ship”.
We are now working with Go New Forest to produce What’s On and Events Guides Widgets which can be promoted across the New Forest and GNF Members have a basic level entry Widgety included in their Membership.To ensure you make the most of Widgety’s offer please contact me direct and I will be pleased to help.