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Swindon Business News partners with region’s biggest and most prestigious business exhibition

September 18, 2014
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Swindon Business News partners with region’s biggest and most prestigious business exhibition

Swindon Business News has teamed up with the region’s biggest business exhibition, Business Showcase South West, as it prepares to return for a second year.  Business Showcase South West 2015 (BSSW 2015) will build on the success of the inaugural event earlier this year which attracted nearly 2,000 attendees, exhibitors and big-name speakers including...

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The LAST WORD: Graham Street, managing partner, Withy King

September 18, 2014
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The LAST WORD: Graham Street, managing partner, Withy King

Each week Swindon Business News lets a prominent member of the area’s business community have the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Graham Street, managing partner at Swindon law firm Withy King, answers our 10 questions What was the LAST: Film you watched? Bad Neighbours – it was truly awful! Book you...

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Employment law changes to be explained at networking evening

September 18, 2014
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Employment law changes to be explained at networking evening

Business owners, HR managers and learning and development professionals can catch up on the latest changes in employment law as well as enjoy some networking at an event to be staged in Swindon. Bespoke Training Services, the Old Town-based business learning consultancy, is hosting the evening on October 2 between 5.30pm and 7pm at...

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Swindon to Paris bike riders en route to bring in big haul for diabetes research

September 18, 2014
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Swindon to Paris bike riders en route to bring in big haul for diabetes research

A group of keen cyclists from Swindon’s business community are hoping to raise more than £10,000 for diabetes research after completing a gruelling four-day bike ride to Paris. Among those taking part were Katie Went, a partner in law firm Bower & Bailey’s Swindon office, along with 12 friends on bicycles and two in...

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QC who led HM Revenue’s case against celebrity tax dodgers to become circuit judge in Swindon

September 15, 2014
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QC who led HM Revenue’s case against celebrity tax dodgers to become circuit judge in Swindon

Peter Blair, the QC who helped bring tax-avoiding celebrities such as Gary Barlow to book, has been appointed by the Queen as a circuit judge covering Swindon. Mr Blair, pictured, the head of Guildhall Chambers in Bristol for the past eight years, will try civil and criminal cases at the town's law courts from...

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Five-year bans for failed furniture firm directors who continued to take customers’ deposits

August 14, 2014
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Five-year bans for failed furniture firm directors who continued to take customers’ deposits

Two directors of a collapsed Swindon furniture company have been disqualified for five years for accepting customer deposits worth tens of thousands of pounds despite the business being insolvent. The action against Kevin Grey and Paul Collins of Manor Furniture (Swindon) follows an investigation by the Insolvency Service. The pair were found to have...

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Swindon lawyers Hoffman Male take up brief to sponsor Gig to Remember

July 15, 2014
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Swindon lawyers Hoffman Male take up brief to sponsor Gig to Remember

Swindon-based specialist law firm Hoffman Male has stepped up to become the headline sponsor for a major event in the town aimed at boosting funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK. Hoffman Male is backing The Gig to Remember, due to be staged at The Oasis Leisure Centre on November 8, to the tune of £5,000....

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Withy King lawyers take lead on sale of Wiltshire specialist glue manufacturer

July 10, 2014
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The corporate, employment and commercial property teams from law firm Withy King’s Swindon office have advised shareholders of Wiltshire-based specialist adhesives firm ALH Systems on its sale to Swedish industrial giant Indutrade. ALH, based at Westbury, has annual sales of £6m and employs 37 staff. It supplies formulated polyurethane and epoxy encapsulants, adhesives, sealants...

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Top tech lawyer chosen to fire up would-be female engineers at Dragons’ Den-style event

July 10, 2014
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Top tech lawyer chosen to fire up would-be female engineers at Dragons’ Den-style event

Swindon law firm Withy King’s intellectual property and technology expert Jessica Bent has been selected to join the judging panel of a new Dragons’ Den-style competition aimed at aspiring female engineers in the South West. Jessica, pictured, a partner with the firm, will help judge the entries to the Women with Bright Ideas competition,...

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Swindon-based Intrinsic’s game-changing insurance industry deal completed by Thrings

July 3, 2014
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Swindon-based Intrinsic’s game-changing insurance industry deal completed by Thrings

Law firm Thrings, which has its largest office in Swindon, has completed the sale of Swindon financial management firm Intrinsic’s entire network of 3,000 advisers – the UK’s largest – to Old Mutual Wealth. The Thrings team, led by senior corporate partner Jonathan Payne, pictured, and associate solicitor Elaine Meyrick, provided advice on all...

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