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Showcase of innovation, creativity and enterprise gets underway today

May 17, 2016
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Showcase of innovation, creativity and enterprise gets underway today

Business Showcase South West – the region’s largest event of its kind – is taking place today at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium with the city’s Bloodhound Supersonic Car one of the star attractions. The free-to-visit event will also hear from the Bloodhound’s driver Wing Commander Andy Green OBE as one of the keynote speakers...

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Leading economist to set the scene as Swindon’s Economic Question Time debate returns for second year

May 16, 2016
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Leading economist to set the scene as Swindon’s Economic Question Time debate returns for second year

Business leaders from Swindon and across Wiltshire are invited to hear a leading economist share his views on the UK’s prospects and put questions to a panel of experts at an Economic Question Time debate next month. HSBC Bank head of economics Mark Berrisford-Smith will discuss the local, national and global outlook at the...

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Marathon, coffee and quiz help Francis George Solicitor-Advocate boost Barnardo’s coffers

May 16, 2016
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Marathon, coffee and quiz help Francis George Solicitor-Advocate boost Barnardo’s coffers

A marathon effort by Swindon law firm Francis George Solicitor-Advocate’s head of finance Emma George helped raise £2,300 for Barnardo’s, the charity that supports vulnerable children and young people. Emma completed the recent London Marathon, pictured, with a time of 4hrs, 8mins and 10secs. To support her fundraising, the firm also hosted a sold-out...

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Growth continues at Withy King’s residential property team with new associate appointment

May 16, 2016
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Growth continues at Withy King’s residential property team with new associate appointment

Solicitor Sarah Thomson has joined regional law firm Withy King’s expanding residential property team in Wiltshire. Sarah, pictured, who has 16 years’ experience working in residential property, has been appointed to Withy King’s Marlborough office as an associate. She previously worked for Awdry Bailey & Douglas, based in its Chippenham office. Sarah’s appointment continues...

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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns next week bigger than ever

May 12, 2016
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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns next week bigger than ever

The successful Business Showcase South West returns tomorrow to again celebrate the best of the region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise. The event, the largest of its kind in the South West, takes place at the newly redeveloped Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol, meaning it will be even bigger. Delegates from Swindon and Wiltshire are invited...

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Withy King wealth protection team’s clients hit the target at outdoor pursuits day

May 10, 2016
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Withy King wealth protection team’s clients hit the target at outdoor pursuits day

Quad bikes, shooting and archery were among the pursuits enjoyed by clients of law firm Withy King’s wealth protection team when they gathered for camaraderie and networking at an outdoor, multi-activity day. Around 60 bankers, accountants, financial advisers and estate agents from across Wiltshire and Somerset joined solicitors at the event held at family-run...

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First appointments made by Thrings to new legal director role – along with four new partners

May 10, 2016
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First appointments made by Thrings to new legal director role – along with four new partners

Regional law firm Thrings has made the first appointments to a new role in its career structure, promoting four senior solicitors to the position of legal director. The appointments are part of the firm’s annual round of promotions and include commercial property expert Charlotte Barrett and family lawyer Anna Patterson from its Swindon office....

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Firms in the running for region’s top business awards

May 3, 2016
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Firms in the running for region’s top business awards

Some of the South West’s top firms have been named among the finalists of the region’s most prestigious business awards. Accountants PwC’s annual West of England Business of the Year Awards are now in their 28th year and previous winners read like a who’s-who of the region’s best companies. The coveted awards have a...

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Towering achievement of Withy King cyclists with 230-mile charity bike ride to Paris

May 3, 2016
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Towering achievement of Withy King cyclists with 230-mile charity bike ride to Paris

Cyclists from the Swindon and Marlborough offices of law firm Withy King pedalled 230 miles to Paris in just three days to help raise more than £5,500 for three charities.  They joined a19-strong group plus two support crew from across the firm to take part in the feat, which started in Bath. The ride...

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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns bigger than ever

April 29, 2016
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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns bigger than ever

The successful Business Showcase South West returns next month to again celebrate the best of the region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise. The event, the largest of its kind in the South West, this year takes place at the newly redeveloped Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol, meaning it will be even bigger. Delegates from Swindon and...

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