It was great to see the work by Pittville School pupils on the background to the cross conservation project being run by Cheltenham Civic Society. One of the crosses, from the graves of those who died in the Great War, belonged to Captain John Rickerby, a member of the family which helped to found our firm.
Following support from our real estate team, client SLG moved into their new offices in the Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham.
HCR team member Ian Seymour ran the London Marathon, raising £1,300 for Gloucester-based charity The Spring Centre, which supports families who have children with disabilities and special needs. The money will help to create a new playground.
Client Alan was supported to resolve a partnership dispute. His business partner was taking money out of the company. After five years of issues, Alan was finally able to move on with his life.
An individual who had invested a number of years as a distributor building up the value in a business, was facing being let go without being properly compensated. Our commercial team supported him to achieve the right outcome.
The last week of June was spent collecting donations for Gloucestershire Nightstop, a small charity which provides homeless young people with essentials such as toiletries, basic clothing and water bottles.
We supported DVV Media Limited in its acquisition of two businesses to give DVV a comprehensive offering across all modes of transport and the logistics business information sector.
We advised shareholders and management at Devon based Premier Park on their private equity funding from Sovereign Capital Partners. This allowed the founders to move on and for the business to grow to a new level.
Our employment team supported Lloyds Bank by speaking at events that raised awareness of mental health in the workplace.
Sponsoring the McCoy Awards at Cheltenham Racecourse was a great chance to support excellence in jump racing – great to see Defi Du Seuil win leading novice chaser and Frodon take the title for leading chaser.
6 teams from across the office set off in cars, each costing no more than £500, for an unknown destination over a weekend in October. Mad and embarrassing tasks were performed, and we ended up at a beer festival in Antwerp. The firm raised £50,000 for local charities.
We supported Ethos Partners in its £22m takeover of Motocaddy, the market leading producer of technology-led golf products, allowing the business to exploit global opportunities.