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NewsReturn to Clarke Willmott for employment lawyer Ruth

Return to Clarke Willmott for employment lawyer Ruth

A talented South West lawyer has returned to the firm where she trained and began her career in 2007, as an Associate Solicitor in the employment and HR team.  Ruth Le Page has re-joined law firm Clarke Willmott LLP after taking a career break and returns with a fresh perspective together with new skills and experiences taken from her work in the public sector and private medical practice.   R...

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NewsWeston College to get world class skills boost

Weston College to get world class skills boost

Weston College is to get a world-class skills boost after being selected to join an elite training programme. The college is one 12 leading institutions (colleges and independent training providers) to have been selected to join the skills revolution by becoming part of WorldSkills UK’s Centre of Excellence. The Centre of Excellence – partnered and funded by educational charity and awarding ...

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NewsWPA wins best Health Cash Plan Provider at Moneyfacts Investment Life and Pensions Awards

WPA wins best Health Cash Plan Provider at Moneyfacts Investment Life and Pensions Awards

Taunton-based WPA has won the best Health Cash Plan Provider Award at the national Moneyfacts Investment Life and Pensions Awards for the third year running, beating other finalists including Aviva, BUPA, Chief Executive, Nathan Irwin, said: “This award is deserved recognition of the WPA team who have done so well looking after our customers in challenging times.  It adds to WPA’s list of w...

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NewsT Level science teams up with Southwest Pathology Services to support students

T Level science teams up with Southwest Pathology Services to support students

Food science and technology has a major role in driving innovation, product development and in sustaining the UK industry as a vibrant, important and growing sector. The food industry is worth over £1 billion to the UK economy.  It is a big employer in the South West of England offering significant opportunities. To take advantage of these employment opportunities in this important sector, Stro...

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NewsTwo more peer network programmes launched to connect SMEs

Two more peer network programmes launched to connect SMEs

Somerset County Council is running two more cohorts (numbers two and three) of the very successful BEIS Peer Networks for businesses across Somerset. The authority said active involvement in the Peer Network would enhance the leadership capabilities, knowledge and confidence of business owners and entrepreneurs within the local region. It would also help build local connectivity and strength wit...

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NewsFormer childcare and education student nominated for CACHE Learner of the Year

Former childcare and education student nominated for CACHE Learner of the Year

Former Richard Huish College student, Libby Holcombe, has been nominated for CACHE ‘Learner of the Year’ at their Aspiration Awards following her exceptional work on the Childcare and Education course.  She was nominated for showing resilience, determination, and considerable progression during her time at Huish. Libby completed a placement at Brook House Day Nursery during her course and is...

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NewsLaw firm joins specialist group to support brain injured people and their families

Law firm joins specialist group to support brain injured people and their families

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has become a member of the Brain Injury Group, a network of specialist lawyers providing support to brain injured people and their families. Having gone through a robust application process and demonstrated particular expertise and experience in brain injury litigation, the firm will now help the organisation provide a complete package of support to those who...

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NewsWeston College successfully completes apprenticeship campaign

Weston College successfully completes apprenticeship campaign

Weston College has successfully completed their 300 in 100 apprenticeship campaign, which has created 345 apprenticeship opportunities in just 100 days. The campaign which aimed to counter the rising levels in youth unemployment, and buck the trend with national apprenticeship figures, proved to be highly successful, with opportunities created across sectors. Companies of all sizes pledged to ge...

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NewsClarke Willmott welcomes launch of UK Government's hydrogen plan

Clarke Willmott welcomes launch of UK Government's hydrogen plan

Dale Edwards, a Green Energy Strategic Consultant with national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP, comments on the UK Government’s eagerly awaited launch of its hydrogen plan: Following on from the Government’s 10-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, significant prominence has been placed in the role that hydrogen could play in driving the growth of low carbon economy. In the Energy White...

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NewsSomerset County Cricket Club announces official menswear partner

Somerset County Cricket Club announces official menswear partner

Somerset County Cricket Club can today announce that we have signed an agreement with SUAVE OWL, which will see the Bath-based independent men’s lifestyle retailer become our Official Menswear Partner. The partnership will see SUAVE OWL provide the players and staff with clothing and accessories for formal occasions and official club events. Somerset CCC Commercial Director, Caroline Herbert, ...

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NewsRichard Huish College Class of 2021 achieve exceptional A Level and Vocational results

Richard Huish College Class of 2021 achieve exceptional A Level and Vocational results

Richard Huish College students celebrated excellent A Level and Level 3 Vocational results, as a consequence of the incredible hard work and dedication they put in during one of the toughest and most disrupted years in national educational history. At A Level, the Class of 2021 achieved an A*-B pass rate of 65%, and an A*-C pass rate of 85%. The overall A Level pass rate is an outstanding 99.8%....

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NewsStrode College archaeologist discovers WWII bunker in North Devon

Strode College archaeologist discovers WWII bunker in North Devon

Archaeologist David Etheridge, who is the programme manager for the Foundation Degree (FdA) in History, Heritage and Archaeology at Strode College recently discovered an unrecorded bunker in North Devon from WWII. He was sitting on the beach on holiday eating fish and chips, when he noticed a concrete structure at the foot of the cliffs. He set off to explore and realised it was part of a ruined ...

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NewsLeading accountancy firm continues its development of the next generation with seven new appointments

Leading accountancy firm continues its development of the next generation with seven new appointments

South West-based chartered accountants, tax consultants and financial planners Albert Goodman have welcomed seven new trainees as part of its ambitious growth plans and ongoing commitment in the investment of its workforce. Emma Cowie, Jacob Ellison, Joe Gibbs, Megan Herriot, Ellis Hillman, Lindsey Johnson and Rhys Tottle join the firm’s Tax, Audit, Business Services and Farms & Estates tea...

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NewsWeston College smashes its 300 apprentices in 100 days target

Weston College smashes its 300 apprentices in 100 days target

Weston College has successfully managed to attract 323 apprenticeship opportunities in just 80 days, having originally set out to create 300 opportunities in 100 days! With unemployment levels rising following the pandemic and youth unemployment rising by 13% in the last year, this campaign is seeking to create brighter futures for young people, adults, businesses, and the wider community, to hel...

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NewsTop ten ranking for Clarke Willmott's Taunton office

Top ten ranking for Clarke Willmott's Taunton office

The Taunton office of national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has once again been recognised at the highest level in the recently released Chambers and Partners High Net Worth rankings. The office has been awarded a prestigious Band 1 ranking and is hailed for its contentious and non-contentious private client offering in the South West. Its private client team advises farming clients, landed estat...

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