Former colleagues of late ICAEW regional chair launch charity fund challenge in his memory

February 29, 2024
Former colleagues of late ICAEW regional chair launch charity fund challenge in his memory

A charity fundraising challenge has been set up in memory of Dave Mouncey, a past chair of professional body the ICAEW in the West of England. Dave, pictured, who was a well-known and respected figure in the region’s business scene, died suddenly last December aged 63.  A partner in in the Bristol office of Evelyn Partners, he was an avid...

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Live webinar: Power to Your Business – Solar from Start to Finish

February 28, 2024
Live webinar: Power to Your Business – Solar from Start to Finish

Thousands of UK businesses have already switched to solar PV to reduce their carbon emissions and cut costs – are you missing out? For the third webinar in its Power to Your Business series, Solarsense will next week bring together a panel of industry leaders and sustainability experts to answer all your questions on solar –...

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Conveyancer joins Goughs as senior associate to strengthen its residential property offering

February 28, 2024
Conveyancer joins Goughs as senior associate to strengthen its residential property offering

Regional law firm Goughs Solicitors has boosted its residential property team with the appointment of Elmira Moore as a senior associate. Elmira, pictured, has joined Goughs’ Chippenham office from South Wales law firm Twomlows Solicitors and Advocates, where she has spent the past year as its head of conveyancing. Prior to that she worked...

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Wincanton facing bidding war as US business mulls rival bid to approved offer from French group

February 26, 2024
Wincanton facing bidding war as US business mulls rival bid to approved offer from French group

Logistics group Wincanton could find itself at the centre of a takeover battle as US-owned global operator GXO Logistics considers tabling a counter offer to one made last month by French-owned shipping giant CMA CGM. GXO, which owns Clipper Logistics in the UK, surprised directors at Chippenham-headquartered yesterday by demanding access to due diligence...

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Truck driver’s idea drives home mental health charity’s message to construction industry workers

February 26, 2024
Truck driver’s idea drives home mental health charity’s message to construction industry workers

A national construction materials supply firm has built up its support for mental health charity Mates in Mind, thanks to a suggestion by one of its drivers. Mark Byers, who is based at Civils & Lintels’ Westbury depot, came up with the idea of using sigs on its fleet of 95 vehicles to promote...

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UK’s first master’s degree in applying AI tools to engineering and design launched by Bath Uni

February 26, 2024
UK’s first master’s degree in applying AI tools to engineering and design launched by Bath Uni

The University of Bath is to introduce the UK’s first master’s degree course focused on applying skills in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to engineering and design. The MSc in Artificial Intelligence for Engineering and Design at the university, pictured, will equip students with skills in applying AI tools responsibly and ethically, combining engineering and design knowledge...

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