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Another success story – Burgess Hodgson assist in substantial investment deal

Engenie, a London-based company specialising in electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging, has received a substantial capital investment from Investec, which will allow the business to reach its network target of 1,500 rapid chargers across the UK.

Engenie’s innovative and market-leading technology can charge a car in less than 30 minutes, which will fall to 10 minutes with the introduction of ultra-rapid chargers. Current rapid chargers are up to 16 times faster than standard points, helping to make EVs more practical for UK drivers.

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Burgess Hodgson help drive sale of Sparshatts of Kent

Sparshatts of Kent Group, an award-winning Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealer, has announced its sale to Belfry Trucks Limited. Having seen significant growth, it now employs over 200 people across four sites and has a turnover of over £88.3 million.

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Think Furniture

“Thorough, communicative and knowledgeable.” These are the three words that Tony King, managing director of Think Furniture Design Limited, uses to describe Burgess Hodgson. (more…)

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BH helps West One to winning ways

One of the marks of a good accountant is client retention. Mike Boorman, managing director of West One UK Ltd is a perfect example: he’s been a client of Burgess Hodgson for more than 20 years, the last four of which have been with his current business – and he’s not in any hurry to move! (more…)

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Abird plans for the future

“Burgess Hodgson have been magnificent.” So says John Bird, former owner of long-standing Kent firm the Abird Group for whom Burgess Hodgson acted in the sale of his (and his family’s) shareholding in the business to HSS, a leading national supplier of tools. (more…)

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Leydon Lettings celebrates milestone

While 2012 might be a ‘jubilee’ year for the reigning monarch, Leydon Lettings (www.leydonlettings.co.uk) is celebrating its own jubilee having racked up 25 years of letting student accommodation in Canterbury.

The business – which began life in 1987 – is dedicated to renting student houses and has developed a strong reputation for modern thinking and high standards during quarter of a century of trading. (more…)

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Aylesham Neighbourhood Project

With its experience in working with charities, Burgess Hodgson was an ideal choice to handle the charity’s interests, as project manager Kathryn Rodgers explains: “We were looking to get a competitive price from a local provider who could provide our accountancy services, but also find an accountant who truly understood the needs ofa local charity and the regulatory requirements that entails. (more…)

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ABDO sets sights on global expansion

Since then, ABDO has grown rapidly and the Association currently represents over 5,300 qualified dispensing opticians in the United Kingdom (around 95 per cent), in addition it has over 1,700 student and 600 Associate members as well as around 700 members overseas. (more…)

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BH helps steer Gardner Marine Diesels to success

In less than a year Michael Harrison, the entrepreneurial managing director of Gardner Marine Diesels, the Canterbury-based business that builds and service Gardner engines in marine applications, attended to vessels in eight different countries on four continents. To say that business is thriving for Gardner Marine Diesels would be an understatement. (more…)

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Helping Hi-Way Services with business growth

With more than 25 years experience, Hi-Way Services is one of the largest independent road marking contractors in the UK.

Operating across the UK and abroad – Hi-Way Services has carried out works in Kenya, Lagos and could soon be working in Morocco – the company provides road marking services to local councils, NHS trusts, supermarkets and even the Ministry of Defence. (more…)

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