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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Interest rate rise divides business groups – with IoD calling it ‘ill-judged’ but CBI defending Bank

August 6, 2018
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Interest rate rise divides business groups – with IoD calling it ‘ill-judged’ but CBI defending Bank

Business groups are divided over the need for last week’s 0.25% increase in interest rates by the Bank of England. The move, which took the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75%, is only the only the second time the Bank has hiked the cost of borrowing since the economy crashed 10 years ago.  Most...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

August 4, 2018
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Monday August 6 Interims: HSBC, Synthomer, UniCredit Trading Updates: easyJet, Wizz Air Tuesday August 7 Final: Hargreaves Lansdown Interims: InterContinental Hotels, Domino’s Pizza, Intertek, Meggitt, Rotork, ICAP, Genel Energy, Avis Budget, Walt Disney, Snap, Hertz Global Trading Update: Pets at Home Wednesday August 8 Interims: Glencore, Prudential, Interserve, Page Group, Stock Spirits, Liberty Global,...

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Breaking: Bank of England increases interest rates by 0.25% to 0.75%

August 2, 2018
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Breaking: Bank of England increases interest rates by 0.25% to 0.75%

Interest rates have been increased from 0.5% to 0.75% by the Bank of England – taking them to their highest level for nearly a decade. It is only the only the second time the Bank has hiked the cost of borrowing since the economy crashed 10 years ago. Most economic commentators were expecting the...

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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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New chief executive lands at Bristol Airport as it prepares for next phase of ambitious expansion

August 1, 2018
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New chief executive lands at Bristol Airport as it prepares for next phase of ambitious expansion

Bristol Airport’s new chief executive officer Dave Lees took up his post today with a pledge to work with businesses, politicians and local communities to build on the airport’s success and oversee its next phase of growth. Mr Lees, pictured, joins from of Southampton Airport where he was managing director. During his time at...

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