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GVA bolsters South West office with raft of cross-sector appointments

July 9, 2018
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GVA bolsters South West office with raft of cross-sector appointments

Property consultancy GVA has made a number of appointments in its regional office, further strengthening its cross-discipline expertise. Tom Harrison joins from specialist healthcare chartered surveying practice Carterwood as director in the healthcare team. Tom, who previously worked at GVA for nine years, specialises in the independent healthcare sector and works extensively on behalf...

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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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Bristol Airport aims higher in bid to cut its carbon emissions after gaining accreditation

July 6, 2018
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Bristol Airport aims higher in bid to cut its carbon emissions after gaining accreditation

Bristol Airport’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint have been recognised with accreditation in a global industry programme. The airport, which last year handled 8.1m passengers and is one of the UK’s fastest growing, has been awarded the second of four levels in the Airport Carbon Accreditation.  The scheme is an independent, voluntary programme...

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Global engineering group finds new home in refurbished Chippenham office

July 6, 2018
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Global engineering group finds new home in refurbished Chippenham office

International engineering, design and consultancy group Ramboll is to open an office in Chippenham – the latest business to move to the town.   Founded in Denmark in 1945, Ramboll has more than 300 offices globally and works across a range of sectors including buildings, transport, environment and health, water, energy and management consulting....

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Healthcare expansion for Cushman & Wakefield in South West with senior surveyor appointment

July 5, 2018
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Healthcare expansion for Cushman & Wakefield in South West with senior surveyor appointment

International property firm Cushman & Wakefield is to expand its medical sector offering into the South West following the appointment of Kasia Glaz to its regional office. Kasia, pictured, joins Cushman & Wakefield’s UK Healthcare Advisory team in Bristol as a senior surveyor. She previously worked in rival Christie & Co’s office in the...

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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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Search starts for the Swindon workplace that’s smiles ahead of all others

June 23, 2018
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Search starts for the Swindon workplace that’s smiles ahead of all others

Staff at Swindon’s most enlightened firms are being urged to enter them in a unique awards scheme that showcases the region’s best workplaces. The annual South West Happiest Workplace Competition was launched four years ago by workplace and interior design consultancy Wylde IA to champion businesses that go the extra mile to ensure their...

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Continued investment at Bristol Airport lands it title of ‘best in Europe’

June 20, 2018
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Continued investment at Bristol Airport lands it title of ‘best in Europe’

Bristol Airport has been voted the best airport of its size in Europe in one of the industry’s top awards schemes. The airport, which handled 8.1m passengers last year, shared top billing in the 5m to 10m passenger category with Seville Airport in Spain at the annual ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards last night....

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