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West of England LEP appoints interim chair as it prepares for new era

April 28, 2017
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West of England LEP appoints interim chair as it prepares for new era

UWE vice-chancellor Prof Steve West has been appointed interim chair of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) following the resignation of Stephen Roberston. Prof West, pictured, takes up the reins of the organisation as it grapples with changes brought in by the election of the region’s first Metro Mayor, the new West of...

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Tax advisor promoted to director at Richardson Swift as growth gathers pace

April 26, 2017
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Tax advisor promoted to director at Richardson Swift as growth gathers pace

Bath accountancy firm Richardson Swift has boosted its senior management team with the appointment of Calvin Healy as a director. Calvin, pictured, has been promoted following a record year for the firm, during which its turnover grew by 25%. The qualified chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser joined the practice in 2014 having spent...

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Third year in driving seat of freight transport accreditation scheme for recruitment agency boss

April 13, 2017
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Third year in driving seat of freight transport accreditation scheme for recruitment agency boss

24-7 Staffing founder and director Julian Thompson has been confirmed as the chair of a freight transport accreditation scheme for the third year running. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) Driver Agency Accreditation Scheme (DAAS) aims to raise standards among driver recruitment companies. Julian, pictured, who helped set up DAAS in 2015 to help improve...

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Double partner appointment boosts Thrings’ private client team

March 30, 2017
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Double partner appointment boosts Thrings’ private client team

Regional law firm Thrings, which has an office in Bath, has strengthened its private client offering with the appointment of two new partners. Awen Mellick and Stuart Crippin have joined the firm’s fast-growing private client team, which works across its five main UK offices in Bath, Bristol, Swindon, London and Southampton. Awen was formerly...

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Two director arrivals and five new appointments boost JLL’s regional office

March 28, 2017
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Two director arrivals and five new appointments boost JLL’s regional office

International property agency JLL has made two director-level appointments that will bring a new breadth of expertise to its South and Wales region residential development services team. James Petherick has joined as director of residential development, having been an associate in rival GVA’s Bristol office for almost 10 years. Chris Dadds arrives as a...

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Key trading director appointment at Future as it expands e-commerce offering

March 17, 2017
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Key trading director appointment at Future as it expands e-commerce offering

Bath-based media group Future has further developed its e-commerce team with the appointment of Jason Kemp to its executive leadership team as e-commerce & trading director. Jason, pictured, will focus on Future’s merchandising strategy, improving the way it converts potential customers into paying customers and developing retail best practice. He will also work on promotions...

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Appointment continues growth for Mowbray Woodwards’ in-demand family law team

March 16, 2017
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Appointment continues growth for Mowbray Woodwards’ in-demand family law team

Bath law firm Mowbray Woodwards has made a key appointment to its family law team as its expansion continues to meet increasing demand. Lucy Terrell, pictured, joins as a solicitor specialising in all aspects of family law work, including divorce and separation, financial matters, injunctions and children.  She was one of the youngest people...

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Thrings builds for the future with appointment of six newly-qualified solicitors

March 15, 2017
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Regional law firm Thrings, which has an office in Bath, has appointed six of its trainees as solicitors in line with its plans for sustained organic growth and an ongoing investment in its staff. The six, who have recently completed their two-year training contracts, will now work in the firm’s newly-qualified company commercial, commercial...

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Royal Town Planning Institute chartered member status achieved by planner

March 15, 2017
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Royal Town Planning Institute chartered member status achieved by planner

Alice Nunn, an in-house planner at Bath-based planning, design and regeneration consultancy Nash Partnership, has been elected as a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), increasing the practice’s complement of chartered town planners to four. To gain membership, Alice, pictured, had to undertake an assessment, which included submitting a portfolio across a...

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Ten new arrivals bolster Stone King’s Bath office

March 7, 2017
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Law firm Stone King has strengthened its team of Bath-based lawyers and support staff with 10 new appointments, including specialists in trusts & estates, commercial property and family law. New joiners include international succession and probate solicitor Amjed Zaman who joins Stone King’s trusts and estates team from Yorkshire legal practice LCF Law. He...

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