Sponsors

Headline Sponsor: Smith & Williamson


Smith & Williamson is an independently owned financial and professional services group, operating from 12 locations across the UK, including Salisbury. The group is a leading provider of investment management, financial advisory and accountancy services to private clients, professional practices, entrepreneurs and mid-to-large corporates.

For more information, visit smithandwilliamson.com

Savills


Savills is a global real estate services provider listed on the London Stock Exchange, with an international network of more than 700 offices and associates throughout the Americas, the UK, continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, offering a broad range of specialist advisory, management and transactional services to clients all over the world.

Our services include residential sales, estate management, farm and estate agency, agricultural business consultancy and a wide range of professional property services. Please contact your local Savills office on 01722 426800 or email salisbury@savills.com or visit www.savills.co.uk

Warminster School


Our aim throughout is to offer our pupils the very best all-round education. Such an education combines several key components: excellent pastoral care, first-class teaching and facilities, and a wide range of co-curricular activities and opportunities.

For more information, visit www.warminsterschool.org.uk

Ramsbury


Whether your preference is for an easy-drinking ale, a traditional best bitter or a sumptuous stout, our award-winning cask and bottled beers are sure to impress your palate. To complement our core range, we also produce limited edition ales to celebrate the seasons and special events.

For more information, visit www.ramsbury.com/brewery

Richard Griffiths & Co Solicitors


Richard Griffiths & Co Solicitors specialise in providing personal, expert legal advice and have been doing so since 1979. With five offices spread across Wiltshire and Hampshire, Richard Griffiths & Co deliver a comprehensive range of legal services for the individual, for businesses and for the military.

Our team of 50 experienced and professional staff provide our clients with value-for-money, tailored legal advice in an accessible manner. To speak to one of our team, please pop into your local branch, telephone 01722 329966 or email info@rg-law.co.uk

For more information, visit www.richardgriffithsandco.com

Wiltshire Community Foundation


Wiltshire Community Foundation provides money and support where people need it most across Wiltshire & Swindon and is the local expert for philanthropy advice and need in the county. The Foundation has been supporting voluntary groups, charities and individuals across Wiltshire and Swindon for over 40 years and has a permanent fund raised locally from generous individuals, companies and trusts. Last year we gave out over £1million in grants to support your local communities.

As an independent charity we help our donors to match their funds to causes they care about and make meaningful contributions to their community. Wiltshire Community Foundation is one of 47 community foundations across the UK and over 1,700 similar foundations worldwide.

For more information, visit www.wiltshirecf.org.uk

Hawksmoor Investment Management


Hawksmoor specialises in providing high quality discretionary management services for private clients including trusts, pension schemes and charities. We offer a range of options, including full Discretionary Portfolio Management Services, the Capstone Service (designed for smaller portfolios), the AIM portfolio service (for inheritance tax planning), the Ethical Portfolio service as well as our award-winning Hawksmoor managed funds, the Vanbrugh and Distribution Fund.

We are a privately owned business with no ties to a bank or any other financial institution. Our experienced and well-qualified team of investment professionals is focused solely on providing the best service and consistently good performance.

Hawksmoor’s investment process is based on a global, multi-asset, actively managed style with a rigorous approach to research and investment selection. We look for the best opportunities across all asset classes and from across the world, with a strong emphasis on value rather than investing to match benchmarks.

Our motivation is simple: to increase the wealth of our clients. This philosophy forms the cornerstone of Hawksmoor’s investment process and our belief that it is possible to achieve above-average investment performance without taking on unnecessary risk.

For more information, visit www.hawksmoorim.co.uk

The Marlborough Mobility Store


A warm welcome awaits you at each of their five branches located in Wroughton, Marlborough, Bourton on the Water, Old Town Swindon and Clive Parade Swindon each with friendly, knowledgeable staff ready to help you.

You will find a varied choice of scooters and power chairs from leading manufacturers such as Pride, TGA and Invacare as well as an extensive selection of daily living aids to make life easier.

For those of you searching for real comfort there is no better range to choose from than Sherborne Rise and Recline chairs available at each of their stores with a choice of 160 quality fabrics or 25 luxurious leathers.

For more information, visit thehearingandmobilitystore.co.uk/

Trethowans Solicitors


Trethowans is a top 150 law firm offering a comprehensive range of services for business and individual clients. We have more than 200 members of staff, including 80 lawyers and 35 partners, who act for many international and national household brand names and a variety of individual clients throughout the UK. We have offices in Southampton, Salisbury and Poole, as well as bases in Winchester and London.

On the commercial side, we represent owner-managed businesses and major regional employers across the UK. When acting for individuals, we represent landowners, entrepreneurs, local families, property developers and Trustees amongst others. Trethowans are ranked in both Chambers and Legal 500.

For more information, visit www.trethowans.com

Canny Group


Based in the heart of Wiltshire, The Canny Group is a boutique communications and marketing company specialising in Food, Food Retail and Hospitality. Working with independent artisan producers as well as larger brands, and food wholesalers such as Mevalco (leading Spanish importer of super premium foods), the Canny team lives and breathes the Food, Foodservice and Retail sectors. Services include consultancy into market penetration and sales outputs, public relations, product positioning and promotion, corporate reputation building, issues management and opening doors through introductions of value. With over 20 years’ experience of working with some of the strongest and most successful brands in the business, the Canny team is renowned for delivering creative, award winning and successful campaigns that make a real difference…

For more information, visit www.cannygroup.co.uk

Wasps RFC


Wasps is one of the best known names in world rugby, with a proud history spanning almost 150 years.

We have been crowned European Champions twice and English Champions five times, three of which were on consecutive years (2003, 04, 05).

In 2004, Wasps achieved a remarkable double, being crowned European and English Champions in the same season. The Club has also won the Anglo Welsh Cup and Parker Pen Challenge Cup. Between 1999 and 2009 Wasps reached 10 finals and won each of them.

Wasps compete in the Aviva Premiership, European Rugby Champions Cup and Anglo-Welsh Cup.

Dai Young is our Director of Rugby and England international Joe Launchbury is our captain. We are always keen to welcome more supporters to the Wasps family.

http://www.wasps.co.uk/

Wiltshire College


Based across four campuses (in Chippenham, Salisbury, Trowbridge and Lackham), Wiltshire College is home to 10,000 students studying more than 150 courses, whether that be full time, part time, university level or an apprenticeship.

The College’s courses range from Animal Care and Agricultural Engineering to Travel & Tourism and Hair & Beauty. With a distinct career-focus, the courses are designed to ensure students are industry-ready on completion.

See the incredible range of courses on offer at Wiltshire College at the October Open Events, across all four campuses. Visit www.wiltshire.ac.uk for all the information, or simply search Wiltshire College on your preferred social media channel to stay up to date.

http://www.wiltshire.ac.uk/

Hiscox


Hiscox is a leading specialist insurer with a diverse portfolio of personal and commercial risks. We challenge convention in our specialist areas to offer market-leading products and services covering risks ranging from marine, terrorism, aerospace, technology, media and professional indemnity through to high-value personal insurance, such as homes and contents, fine art, bloodstock and kidnap and ransom. We are not a mass producer of insurance policies but focus on key areas of expertise and strength, specialising in protecting people with unusual and often complicated insurance needs.

All of our products have been designed with our customers’ specific needs in mind. Creative use of technology has improved distribution and enabled us to respond even more quickly and effectively to our customers. Unlike many of our competitors, Hiscox really is an organisation that thrives on change.

A FTSE 250 company with 100 years of underwriting heritage, we now have more than 1,100 staff, and offices in 14 countries.

For more information, visit www.hiscox.co.uk

Pensord


Pensord is a specialist magazine printing company based in South Wales. Founded in 1969 we are now the print partner of over 400 regular magazines many of which, including Wiltshire Life, have been in our care for many years.

We are delighted to support the Wiltshire Life Awards by sponsoring the Pub of the Year category and look forward to meeting the finalists in March 2018.

For more information, visit www.pensord.co.uk

Furniturebox


Furniturebox is a Wiltshire based company, specialising in great value modern Furniture. Our aim is to provide our customers with contemporary pieces at a fraction of what you would pay on the high street. We work closely with our suppliers to provide us with the best possible prices, whilst not compromising quality or performance. Through minimal marketing and low overheads, we are able to deliver the best deals, representing real value. At Furniturebox we take pride in our rapid dispatch time, with over 95% of our items arriving within 24 hours of ordering. Unlike other online retailers, all our stock is ready to go, so no waiting around for weeks! Our young and adaptable research team are always at the forefront of new designs and trends enabling us to keep ahead of the times. We sell household must haves from dining sets to sofas and our product portfolio is ever increasing.

For more information, visit www.furniturebox.co.uk