Legal

NFU legal panel reappoints Thrings for further three years

August 22, 2018
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NFU legal panel reappoints Thrings for further three years

Swindon-headquartered regional law firm Thrings has been reappointed to the National Farmers Union’s (NFU) legal panel following an intensive six-month review. The panel provides NFU members with direct and discounted access to legal firms specifically selected for their reputation and expertise in agricultural and horticultural, including property issues, tenancies, disputes, rural planning and regulatory...

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‘Pragmatic’ approach to charity law earns Royds Withy King role with Institute of Legacy Management

August 20, 2018
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‘Pragmatic’ approach to charity law earns Royds Withy King role with Institute of Legacy Management

Regional law firm Royds Withy King, which has an office in Swindon, has been accepted as a corporate partner of the Institute of Legacy Management (ILM) – one of only 12 solicitors’ firms across the UK to be selected. The ILM, which has more than 800 members including many high-profile charities, provides networking opportunities...

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More time to get happy as deadline extended for awards that showcase region’s enlightened workplaces

August 16, 2018
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More time to get happy as deadline extended for awards that showcase region’s enlightened workplaces

Forward-thinking Swindon firms that put their staff’s wellbeing front and centre now have more time to enter the South West’s only awards that champion workplace happiness. The deadline for the competition, now in its fourth year, has been extended into next month due to an unprecedented number of entrants.  The South West Happiest Workplace...

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Thrings advises on Yorkshire head office move by fleet management client

August 6, 2018
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Thrings advises on Yorkshire head office move by fleet management client

Swindon-headquartered regional firm Thrings has helped a division of long-standing client Redde Group acquire a Grade A office building and adjoining land as part of its fast-paced expansion. FMG, the UK’s leading independent provider of fleet incident management and specialist vehicle recovery services, is moving into the 43,000 sq ft headquarters in Huddersfield.  FMG...

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Director of IT joins Royds Withy King’s business services leadership team to drive further growth

August 1, 2018
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Director of IT joins Royds Withy King’s business services leadership team to drive further growth

Regional law firm Royds Withy King, which has an office in Swindon, has appointed Ben Short as its first director of IT – a move that completes the line-up of its new business services leadership team.   Ben, pictured, joins the team – set up to drive the firm’s future growth – from Capita...

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BrandSoup: We got sole

July 25, 2018
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BrandSoup: We got sole

This week, BrandSoup has been mostly catching up on back episodes of Suits. It’s as reliable an insight into New York legal practice as it is an accurate profile of the Duchess of Sussex. But it’s fun, there are some great lines and everyone is fabulously well dressed! One recent episode showed managing partner...

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Swindon News photo gallery: PwC West of England Business of the Year ‘winner of winners’ awards

July 6, 2018
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Swindon News photo gallery: PwC West of England Business of the Year ‘winner of winners’ awards

The ‘winner of winners’ of the prestigious PwC West of England Business of the Year Awards was revealed at a celebratory dinner to mark their final year. Launched in 1988 by accountants PwC to showcase the region’s top large businesses, the awards have over three decades become the South West’s most-respected business accolades. To...

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Wiltshire school group expands into secondary education – with help from Thrings

July 5, 2018
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Wiltshire school group expands into secondary education – with help from Thrings

Swindon-headquartered law firm Thrings has advised fast-growing education client Wishford Schools on its latest expansion – the acquisition of Westonbirt School.   Family-run Wishford Schools, which is based in Corsham, has grown rapidly since its first acquisition – Heywood Prep, also in Corsham – in 2012.   The business had been launched two year...

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Swindon Business News photo gallery: IoD South West Director of the Year Awards

June 27, 2018
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Swindon Business News photo gallery: IoD South West Director of the Year Awards

The IoD South West Director of the Year Awards have grown over the years to represent the pinnacle of leadership and business excellence across the region. The 2018 awards ceremony took place earlier this month at Sandy Park, Exeter, where winners of the seven categories were announced. Guests enjoyed drinks and networking before the...

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PwC West Business of the Year Awards sign off after 30 years with ‘winner of winners’ ceremony

June 23, 2018
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PwC West Business of the Year Awards sign off after 30 years with ‘winner of winners’ ceremony

Global engineering giant Renishaw has been named as the ‘winner of winners’ as the prestigious PwC West of England Business of the Year Awards marked their 30th – and last – year. Launched in 1988 by accountants PwC to showcase the region’s top large businesses, the awards have since become the South West’s most-respected...

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