Kate Matthews and Dominic Maillot of Boddy Matthews Solicitors enjoyed the opening day of the Karren Brady Women in Business & Tech show at Excel on 18 October 2023. The speakers were excellent and subjects were informative particularly for start ups and included tips on how to be supported and remain effective throughout your business career.
Kate Matthews of Boddy Matthews Solicitors was delighted to be present at the Reigate Business Guild Meeting hosted by Reigate and Banstead Council in the glorious Old Council Chamber. With the Mayor in attendance, Spencer Copping the President of the Guild was presented with a well-deserved Award for his support to businesses in the area. The Guild Meeting was well attended by local businesses there to support and encourage economic prosperity.
The Boddy Matthews Solicitors team outing was a great success. The lawyers and their partners all immensely enjoyed the play “Dear England”, which was not only pitched at football lovers but highlighted major sporting events over the years and support for England’s achievements in football events. A great time was had by all.
On 27 September 2023 Kate Matthews of Boddy Matthews Solicitors was delighted to attend the BFA Empowering Women In Business event (EWIB). It was a day of inspiration, learning, and connecting with amazing women in business. The strapline was apt #MakeYourMomentsCount #EWIB2023. The speakers were high calibre and Kate particularly enjoyed in particular the discussions with Sam McAlister, Harpreet Kaur and Eniola Aluko and current Franchise Businesses. The top tips and takeaways were well thought out and relevant to all in a business environment.
Helen Boddy of Boddy Matthews Solicitors attended the Reigate Business Guild Members Morning Meeting unusually held in Reigate Caves, Tunnel Road, Reigate.
The members enjoyed an exclusive tour of the caves that riddle the town centre. We were given a fascinating insight into local history throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Thank you very much to the Wealden Cave and Mine Society and the Guild for such an interesting start to the day.
On Wednesday 7 December, Helen Boddy and Kate Matthews of Boddy Matthews Solicitors enjoyed a lovely evening filled with festivities organised by the RGS Foundation and hosted by the Hatch pub. Boddy Matthews was glad to support the event which emphasised the importance of community. The RGS brass band and choir provided some excellent music and Christmas carols, completing a very festive and thoroughly entertaining evening.
Kate Matthews and Dominic Maillot hosted the Boddy Matthews Solicitors team with friends on Thursday night for Reigate Business Guild’s Quiz Night at Reigate Manor Hotel. Narrowly missing out on a quiz victory, the Boddy Matthews team thoroughly enjoyed the event which, in part, will help fund the Christmas lights in Reigate this year. We’d like to thank Reigate Business Guild for organising such a fantastic evening, Reigate Manor Hotel for their fabulous hospitality and of course all the Guild Members and their teams in participating in an enjoyable occasion!
Kate Matthews Louise Elliott and Dominic Maillot of Boddy Matthews solicitors very much enjoyed attending the seminar held by Mishcon De Reya and IPOS on 08 November 2022. The discussion focused on how to resolve the complicated dynamics and relationship issues when dealing with disputes in family businesses. This was followed by a very sociable and hospitable evening.
Kate Matthews of Boddy Matthews Solicitors was delighted to chair the EWIF South meeting hosted by Knights PLC on 02 November 2022. The speakers, Tom Barnes from NatWest Bank PLC and Fiona Moss of Knights PLC gave excellent and insightful talks updating the group on Financial stability and changes to the Franchise Agreement.
Kate Matthews franchise solicitor and partner of Boddy Matthews Solicitors led an inspired talk in conjunction with EWIF on an introduction to running your own business through Franchising at Karren Brady’s Women in Business & Tech Expo on Wednesday 12 October 2022. Kate Matthews was delighted to chair this event in conjunction with EWIF, Encouraging Women Into Franchising. The eminent panel consisted of Fiona Cresswell Head of Franchise Development of Anytime Fitness, Anne- Marie Martin franchisor and Founder of didi dance, Rajeena Gurung Franchising Recruitment and Reputation Consultant at McDonalds. The informative discussions reflected the views of the panellists in their commitment to encouraging women into workplaces and lead in business matters, where they continue to be under represented and those of Boddy Matthews Solicitors and the mission of EWIF. It was an educational and inspiring event shared with likeminded people.