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Marathon man Rob takes charity fundraising in his stride

April 24, 2015
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Marathon man Rob takes charity fundraising in his stride

Bath paralegal Rob Beazley has finished a gruelling running challenge, completing 25 races in just over a year, and raising £2,500 for Cancer Research UK. Rob Beazley, who works in law firm Withy King’s Bath personal injury team, completed 25 runs, half-marathons and marathons in 14 months, culminating in the Brighton Marathon earlier this...

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Recognition for Bath lawyer who champions vocational route into the profession

April 22, 2015
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Recognition for Bath lawyer who champions vocational route into the profession

Bath lawyer Sarah Goodridge has scooped the prestigious President’s Award from the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) in recognition of her outstanding service to it and the legal community. Sarah Goodridge, pictured, a chartered legal executive in law firm Withy King’s Bath commercial property team, followed CILEx’s vocational route to qualify as a...

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Industry qualification for Carter Jonas Bath office letting agent

April 16, 2015
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Industry qualification for Carter Jonas Bath office letting agent

Sharon Hunter, a lettings manager at the Bath office of property consultants Carter Jonas, has achieved a nationally recognised qualification which enables her to join her industry’s professional body. Sharon, pictured, gained the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFoPP) QCF Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Letting and Property Management. The award meets the...

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Lawyer becomes new chairman of Forum for the Built Environment’s regional branch

April 15, 2015
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Lawyer becomes new chairman of Forum for the Built Environment’s regional branch

Eric Livingston, a partner and construction solicitor at regional law firm Thrings, which has an office in Bath, has become chairman of the Forum for the Built Environment’s (fbe) Great Western branch. Eric, pictured, a specialist in construction procurement, contract preparation and negotiation and resolving construction disputes, assumes the role after serving as regional...

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Officers’ Association takes on first business development manager for West of England

April 13, 2015
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Officers’ Association takes on first business development manager for West of England

The Officers’ Association, the organisation committed to ensuring that former officers and their dependants live with dignity and independence, has appointed Sophia Koniarska as its regional business development manager for the West. Sophia, pictured, brings expertise in corporate social responsibility to the new role, which will focus on developing relationships with businesses across the...

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Change at the top at Wincanton as chief executive announces his departure

April 13, 2015
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Change at the top at Wincanton as chief executive announces his departure

Logistics group Wincanton’s chief executive Eric Born, who led its transformation over the past five years, is to quit the Chippenham-based firm this summer. Mr Born, pictured, will leave on July 31 to take up the position of CEO at a global business outside of the sector, Wincanton announced this morning. He will be...

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Promotion to team leader for long-serving Mazda Academy manager

April 10, 2015
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Promotion to team leader for long-serving Mazda Academy manager

Chippenham-based specialist training supplier Mazda Academy has promoted Toni Horner to team leader. Toni, pictured, joined the business six years ago, not long after it had been set up by learning and development agency RTS Group to be the premier staff learning and development supplier to Mazda’s UK dealerships. Toni performed a number of...

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Creative designer joins Bath agency Marcom in new studio manager role

April 10, 2015
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Creative designer joins Bath agency Marcom in new studio manager role

Marcom, the Bath marketing communications agency, has appointed Ben Powell to the position of studio manager. Ben, pictured, has many years’ experience as a creative designer and developer working in both digital and print media. He joins from Bath Spa University where he was technical support assistant in the School of Education. Marcom works...

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Business recovery firm expands into the West with acquisition of long-standing insolvency practice

April 7, 2015
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Business recovery firm expands into the West with acquisition of long-standing insolvency practice

West of England insolvency practitioner Rupert Mullins, who has worked in the region for more than 25 years, has sold his practice to Hampshire-based accountancy firm Rothmans as it sets up a new business recovery business in the region. The practice, which previously operated under the Benedict Mackenzie name, will continue to be based...

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ICAEW forensic role for Milsted Langdon partner Roger Isaacs

April 7, 2015
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ICAEW forensic role for Milsted Langdon partner Roger Isaacs

Regional accountants Milsted Langdon’s forensic accounting partner Roger Isaacs has been appointed vice-chair of the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) Forensic Group. The group, which meets around four times per year, is responsible for the institute’s thought leadership in forensic accounting and supports new members and long-established practitioners with issues...

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