Chamber News
 December 2015

Happy Holidays
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Member Profile:

Sue Daye
Head of Private Client Practice

Crowe Clark Whitehill 

Crowe Clark Whitehill's Cheltenham office is on the up. Growing year by year in all areas, CCW has been particularly known for its non-profit and international business. Adding to this success is CCW's Private Client Practice, lead by Partner, Sue Daye.

We caught up with Sue to ask about her career, advice for start-ups, common accounting mistakes SMEs make, and what makes Crowe Clark Whitehill's corporate culture appealing to employees and clients. (See

See also Crowe Clark Whitehill's press release on Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement.
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Member News

Willans LLP Grows in
Rankings and Numbers

Willans Employment team; top l-r:Jenny Hawrot, Helen Howes;
front: Laura Davis, Matthew Clayton

New staff and a strong showing in national independent legal guides have seen a Gloucestershire law firm increase in size and ranking. Read more

See Matthew Clayton's review of the Chancellor's Autumn statement (SouthwestBusiness). 

Recovering Debt?

by Nick Southwell, Willans Solicitor

Effective debt collection procedures are an essential part of any business; not only does debt impact on cash flow but also one’s ability to trade. If you find yourself in a sticky situation it is important to know the best way of recovering money when the debtor is unwilling or unable to pay. Read more.

Harrison Clark Rickerbys Supports DB Systems with Growth Plans

 Richard Wilkey, Partner

Leading Cheltenham law firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys has supported the management team at DB System through a £4m financing deal to support their future growth plans. Read more.

Want a Fresh Corporate Challenge
for 2016?

Would your business like to be part of the Cheltenham Challenge on 19 June 2016?  Why not join CCP's growing list of sponsors and corporate volunteers involved in this popular and growing event? Build awareness of your business with our sponsorship options.  After all, doing good is good for your business. Read more.

County Business News

News and Events Calendar

Chamber Gallery

 See upcoming Chamber Events

The Chamber would like to thank Mark Godsland, Gloucestershire Constabulary, for his excellent cyber crime security seminar. We also would like to thank John Denley, (, for his thought-provoking and entertaining seminar on developing a positive attitude towards business and life.

Mark Godsland, Cyber Crime Seminar

Cyber Crime Seminar

John Denley's positive attitude seminar

Chamber Photos by: Brian Chaplin

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Chamber website.

Networking Evening

at the Spice Lodge

The Cheltenham Chamber will be holding a festive networking event at The Spice Lodge on 8th December, 5.30 pm - 7.30 pm. Free drink on arrival followed by a festive meal. £16 per person (£32 non-member). Read more.

Seminar Series

(All seminars 11.30 am - 12.30 pm)

Beware the Bear!
Employment Law Update

Thursday 10 December
Matt Jenkin

See our seminar series for the New Year in January's Chamber News

Small Business Saturday
Saturday 5 December 11 am
Free Admission

with Alex Chalk, MP
Cheltenham Stoves & Fireplaces
78-80 Winchcombe Street
Cheltenham GL52 2NW

Read more.
Members Events

During the festive season, CCP provides gifts to children under 18 and hampers for families and vulnerable adults. There are many ways businesses can get involved with this great seasonal charitable programme. Please email Chris Knight or call 01242 228999 ext 123.

Sue Ryder Winter Ball

Pittville Pump Room
Friday 11 December 
7 pm - midnight
Charity Auction and Raffle
Tickets: £90 

Bookings: 01242 240270 


New Members

Derek Callanan

Knights is passionate about changing the way legal and professional services are delivered. As a UK top 100 law firm with 300+ professionals across seven offices, we provide high quality city expertise and regional locations to deliver exceptional value for our clients.


ContactJane Dyer

Gloucestershire Young Carers is a charity supporting young people from 5 to 25 years old whose lives are affected by caring for a family member with disability or illness. The charity works with local companies on fundraising and volunteering projects to support services aimed at helping young carers achieve in spite of the challenges they face.  


Content Submissions Sought
If you or someone in your organisation is interested in submitting an article to Chamber News, please send your idea or proposal to the editorDan Harris. (below),  Read more.
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