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Top 100 Best Companies accolades for two high-flying Bath firms

February 24, 2017
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Top 100 Best Companies accolades for two high-flying Bath firms

Two Bath-headquartered firms have been named among the top 100 organisations to work for in the UK. They appear in the prestigious Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies lists, which are published this Sunday. Housing association Curo is ranked 27th in the not-for-profit table and was awarded the Best Companies’ Two-Star ‘Outstanding’ rating for...

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Roll-call of previous winners among West of England Business of the Year Awards judges

February 24, 2017
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Roll-call of previous winners among West of England Business of the Year Awards judges

The highly experienced judging panel for one of this year’s prestigious PwC West of England Business of the Year Awards has been announced. Among the judges are former winners of the award – widely regarded as the region’s top business accolade – as well as respected figures from the business community. Now in their...

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Royds Withy King donates surplus branded clothing to charity working in rural West Africa

February 23, 2017
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Royds Withy King donates surplus branded clothing to charity working in rural West Africa

Remote communities in Ghana are making good use of branded clothing and blankets from Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King, thanks to the inspiring work of charity Action Through Enterprise (ATE). Royds Withy King, which has its head office on Midland Bridge and another office off Queen Square, was formed last year from the merger...

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New head takes up post in Mogers Drewett’s later life support team

February 22, 2017
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New head takes up post in Mogers Drewett’s later life support team

Regional law firm Mogers Drewett has strengthened its private client department’s later life support offering with the appointment of Sarah Dodd as head of the team, based in its Bath office. Sarah, pictured, joined Mogers Drewett in 2015, after qualifying in South Africa as an attorney. She brings 15 years’ post qualification experience to...

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Pioneering partnership to advise families launched by Mogers Drewett and Bath Fertility Centre

February 14, 2017
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Pioneering partnership to advise families launched by Mogers Drewett and Bath Fertility Centre

Regional law firm Mogers Drewett has formed a ground-breaking partnership with Bath Fertility Centre offering expert legal advice to families using the centre in specialist areas such as surrogacy, adoption, co-parenting and fertility law. The service is being run by Anne-Marie Hamer, pictured, who joined Mogers Drewett in January last year as a family...

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South West Fairtrade Business Awards deadline extended

February 9, 2017
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South West Fairtrade Business Awards deadline extended

Bath’s ethical firms have until today, Friday, to enter the South West Fairtrade Business Awards following an extension of the deadline. The coveted awards, now in their fifth year, are open to all organisations in the region that use Fairtrade products and prioritise fair trade practices within their business. They are free to enter...

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Strategic partner role for Thrings on new Bar Council debt recovery panel

February 9, 2017
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Strategic partner role for Thrings on new Bar Council debt recovery panel

Thrings, the regional law firm with an office in Bath, has been appointed by the Bar Council to a new debt recovery panel to help barristers collect outstanding fees from professional clients. Thrings is only one of two firms to be chosen to become a strategic partner for the new service. The Bar Council...

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Royds Withy King’s Bath corporate and commercial team handle sale of Somerset insurance broker

February 9, 2017
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Royds Withy King’s Bath corporate and commercial team handle sale of Somerset insurance broker

The Bath office of law firm Royds Withy King has acted as the lead adviser to shareholders of Somerset-based insurance services firm Higos in its sale to major specialist insurance group Global Risk Partners (GRP). Somerton-based Higos, which employs around 300 people in 20 offices in Somerset, Dorset, South Gloucestershire, Devon, Wiltshire and Hampshire,...

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Search starts for region’s most inspirational business leaders

February 9, 2017
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Search starts for region’s most inspirational business leaders

Directors from Bath and across the West of England are being invited to enter one of the region’s top annual awards schemes that recognises excellence and enterprise in the boardroom. The prestigious Institute of Directors’ South West Director of the Year Awards 2017 will showcase outstanding leaders and entrepreneurs as well as focusing UK-wide attention on...

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Royds Withy King Directors’ Briefing

February 3, 2017
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Royds Withy King Directors’ Briefing

Lawyers from Royds Withy King’s commercial and private client teams in Bath have compiled this latest briefing to make directors aware of new issues which may have a bearing on their business or personal plans. Poor energy efficiency could seriously hinder property lettings From April 1, 2018, commercial property landlords will be prohibited from...

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