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Thursfields advises on sale of Worcestershire company with huge property leased to Amazon

Thursfields advises on sale of Worcestershire company with huge property leased to Amazon

A Worcestershire property company that owned a huge urban logistics site in Droitwich leased to online retail giant Amazon has been successfully sold, thanks to expert advice from Thursfields Solicitors. Gareth Burge and Robert Pettigrew, corporate and commercial property directors at Thursfields, along with corporate associate Joe Rollins, provided advice to the principal shareholders of PJM...

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King Kong to return to Birmingham in time for Commonwealth Games

King Kong to return to Birmingham in time for Commonwealth Games

Birmingham’s King Kong is coming home this summer to celebrate the city being the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Heralded by Birmingham-based property developer Cordia Blackswan, the company has worked closely alongside Nicholas Monro (the original sculptor) and family, particularly his son, Joe and his daughter, Maude, to bring a new and improved King Kong back to the city in a pop-up...

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Worcestershire schools wanted as Design & Make Challenge returns to raise manufacturing’s profile with young people

Worcestershire schools wanted as Design & Make Challenge returns to raise manufacturing’s profile with young people

One of the UK’s leading independent events for engaging young people in engineering is returning for the first time since Covid-19 struck. The Design & Make Challenge, which is organised by the Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), will take place on July 12 at the WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Solihull and is on the hunt for additional Worcestershire schools to take part. Nearly forty...

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Former Worcestershire cricketer gets on his bike to propel Haines Watts’ Three Peaks Challenge

Former Worcestershire cricketer gets on his bike to propel Haines Watts’ Three Peaks Challenge

A team of 16 West Midlands accountants are swapping their spreadsheets and profit and loss forecast for hiking boots and all-weather clothing as they attempt the National Three Peaks challenge for the first time in July. Staff from Haines Watts’ offices in Ashby, Birmingham, Hereford, Tamworth and Worcester will tackle the three highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales in just 24 hours...

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Young Worcestershire businesses offered chance to activate high growth with expert support

Young Worcestershire businesses offered chance to activate high growth with expert support

Ambitious Worcestershire companies can get free practical support for rapid growth through a high-impact programme delivered by business development specialists Rockfine Group. Rockfine Group, which specialises in mentoring business leaders to grow their companies rapidly, is seeking applicants for the High Growth Activate Programme, which is open to businesses up to two years old in all...

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