Divorce lawyer to the super-rich joins Royds Withy King as partner

February 19, 2018
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Divorce lawyer to the super-rich joins Royds Withy King as partner

A lawyer with more than a decade of experience acting for some of the UK’s richest people in complex divorce cases has joined regional law firm Royds Withy King, which has an office in Swindon. Will MacFarlane, pictured, specialises in complex financial settlements on divorce, acting for clients with significant assets including businesses, offshore...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

February 18, 2018
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Monday February 19 Final: Reckitt Benckiser Tuesday February 20 Finals: HSBC, InterContinental Hotels Interims: BHP Billiton, Dunelm, Home Depot, Wal-Mart. Domino’s Pizza Wednesday February 21 Finals: Lloyds, Glencore Interim: Barratt Trading updates: FirstGroup, MetroBank Economic announcement: UK unemployment data (January) Thursday February 22 Finals: Anglo American, BAE Systems, Barclays, British American Tobacco, Centrica, Intu,...

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African schools benefit from MHA Monahans’ rebrand as it donates unwanted items to charity

February 15, 2018
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African schools benefit from MHA Monahans’ rebrand as it donates unwanted items to charity

Regional chartered accountancy firm MHA Monahans, which has eight offices across the West of England, has donated out-of-date branded merchandise to support the work of a humanitarian aid charity in West Africa.   Last November the firm rebranded from Monahans to MHA Monahans to highlight its ongoing membership of MHA, the national association of...

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Swindon Business Blog: Donna Kehoe, regional agent, Bank of England. We’re easing our foot off the accelerator now the economy’s picking up speed

February 15, 2018
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Swindon Business Blog: Donna Kehoe, regional agent, Bank of England. We’re easing our foot off the accelerator now the economy’s picking up speed

By Donna Kehoe, Bank of England agent for the South West of England The Bank of England has been providing significant support to our economy for more than a decade. We cut interest rates to exceptionally low levels during the financial crisis to support spending and to reduce the number of people out of...

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Thrings targets further growth in London market with relocation to ‘dynamic’ City location

February 13, 2018
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Thrings targets further growth in London market with relocation to ‘dynamic’ City location

Swindon-headquartered law firm Thrings has restated its commitment to the London legal market by relocating its office there to a prime City location.   The firm, which has had a base in the capital since 2007, has signed a 10-year lease on 5,640 sq ft (523 sq m) of grade A office space in...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

February 10, 2018
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Monday February 12 Finals: Heineken, Michelin Trading update: YouGov Tuesday February 13 Final: Acacia Mining Interims: TUI, PepsiCo Economic announcement: UK CPI (January) Wednesday February 14 Finals: Shire, Credit Suisse Interims: Galliford Try, Cisco Thursday February 15 Finals: RELX, Airbus, Nestle Trading update: Aveva Friday February 16 Final: Segro Interims: Coca-Cola, Kraft Heinz Economic...

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New chief executive officer appointed at Bristol Airport

February 9, 2018
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New chief executive officer appointed at Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport today announced that Southampton Airport managing director Dave Lees has been appointed as its new chief executive officer.  Mr Lees, pictured, will take up his new role on August 1. He has also served as operations director and planning & development director at Southampton Airport, which has achieved record passenger numbers and...

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SCISYS tunes into 10-year media tech contract extension with BBC

February 9, 2018
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SCISYS tunes into 10-year media tech contract extension with BBC

The BBC has renewed its contract with SCISYS, the Chippenham-headquartered specialised software and IT services firm, for its world-leading radio technology. The deal extends the BBC’s use of SCISYS Media & Broadcast division’s dira! media asset management platform, pictured, for up to 10 years. The bespoke version of dira! is used by the BBC...

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SafeContractor accreditation recognises commitment to health and safety at SMARTech energy

February 8, 2018
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SafeContractor accreditation recognises commitment to health and safety at SMARTech energy

Energy management firm SMARTech energy has been awarded accreditation for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. The Corsham-based firm gained the award from Alcumus SafeContractor, a leading third-party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management among contractors. SMARTech energy, founded by Stuart Pearce in 2014, offers...

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Cat charity looking for ‘purrfect’ location for new-style department store

February 8, 2018
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Cat charity looking for ‘purrfect’ location for new-style department store

Cats Protection, the UK’s largest feline welfare charity, is on the prowl across the South West for a suitable location for a major ‘department store’ and donation centre to serve the region. The charity has 120 charity shops nationwide – 19 of them in the South West – with the money raised from them...

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