Congratulations to the team of 23 cyclists from Briggs and Forrester and our clients who pedalled over 100 miles in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust on June 9th.
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The 23-person Management Team at the Briggs and Forrester Group have increased their equity stake in the business to 60% following a Management Buyout that was completed on 10 June 2016, supported by funding provided by Barclays Bank Plc.
This follows the Group’s long term strategy of remaining an owner-managed business which commenced with the partial management buyout completed in 2006, where the management team acquired 20% equity in the business.
Congrats to the 10-man team from Briggs and Forrester MEP who were victorious yesterday in a Dragon Boat race event in Hackney, organised by The Berkeley Foundation. Up against 28 other teams from across the industry, our gents battled through several heats to make it to the final, before toasting their success in the traditional way!
The aim of the Berkeley Foundation, part of The Berkeley Group, is to help young people and their communities across London and the South, focusing on homes, jobs, skills and care.
Congrats to Briggs and Forrester's Kirsten Daniels and Zoe Fitzhugh on completing the Race for Life Pretty Muddy 5k obstacle course on June 4th. The lovely ladies and their team have raised the brilliant total of £690 so far for Cancer Research UK.
Good luck to Kelly Moss, Technical Trainee with Briggs and Forrester’s Special Projects division. She has been selected as part of the team to represent England at the UITF European Tae Kwon-Do Championships in Poland July 2-3.
Kelly, aiming the kick in the photo, has been training in martial arts since she was 5 and has been competing for the last 18 years. She’s also been selected to take part in the world team championships in Argentina next year!
We wish her the best of luck in Poland next month.
Briggs & Forrester is honoured to be working on a project with Stepnell Ltd to provide facilities for our veterans and their families in a new 74-bed residential home in High Wycombe for The Royal Star & Garter Homes. The Charity, which celebrates their 100th anniversary this year, provides specialist care for disabled ex-Servicemen and women and their partners.
Building on the Charity’s award-winning reputation for dementia care, the home will feature purpose-designed dementia care accommodation for 30 of the 74 residents.
Congratulations to Briggs and Forrester plumbing apprentice Dan Martins. As part of the WorldSkills competition he has been selected for Team UK at the Euroskills event in Gothenburg, Sweden in December. This is the next stage in possible selection for the world event in Abu Dhabi in 2017.
Dan was chosen as one of the 19 in Team UK after excelling in the national finals at the Skill Show in November. These competitions motivate and inspire apprentices and young employees to push their technical and professional skills, and help to drive UK business and skill levels forward.
We’re sponsoring the Wi-Tri (Whittlesey Triathlon Club) Triathlon event on August 13th 2016. Catering for both the serious triathlete and for novice kids and adults who want to challenge themselves, the event provides a fun, friendly and supportive atmosphere.
Whether you’re interested in getting involved or being an enthusiastic supporter visit www.wi-triclub.co.uk for full details.
Briggs & Forrester has completed a project to create a new space, The Collections Centre, at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire. Housing one of the largest collections of historic British cars in the world, the museum’s £3.9M facility allows the visitor to experience how vehicles are stored and restored.
We’ve been wearing it yellow in the Birmingham office today supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Many thanks to Sarah Hamilton for the yummy yellow cakes and to the team who brought sunshine out of their wardrobes and into the office – including Simon Payne’s trainer laces!
L:R: Geoff Dyson, Will Jones, Chris Peach, Mark Smith, Sarah Hamilton, Clive Field, Sean Snoddy