Our members

WEAF is delighted to work with carefully-selected partners across the financial, legal and commercial development industries.

Our partners’ expertise is exclusively accessible to our members and is proving invaluable; be it for cost cutting measures, insurance and risk management, new approaches to sales and growth strategies, or even for those tricky legal issues related to HR, debt recovery and IP protection.

Please use the links below to connect to our partners’ main websites and learn more, or contact the WEAF office on 01275 872353 for specific guidance.

WEAF professional partners






KDC Resource Limited

KDC Resource, experts in recruitment for aerospace and defence companies, have signed a long-term agreement with the West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) to become WEAF’s Strategic Recruitment Partner.  The agreement covers the supply of recruitment and consultancy services to WEAF members across the South West.




Castlemead InsuranceCastlemead Insurance specialises in commercial insurance, professional indemnity insurance and risk management insurance.

With a wealth of expertise in the aerospace and advanced engineering sectors, it can provide the precise level of cover necessary at a competitive rate.



Sandler TrainingSandler Training offers training services to identify and manage leads, which can secure and maximise new business opportunities.


WEAF buying group

The Buying GroupThe WEAF Buying Group gives small and medium sized companies the purchasing power of a huge multinational organisations; offering substantial savings on regular consumables, phone bills, energy, transportation, courier services, etc., as well as stationery, office equipment, plant and machinery.

Typical annual savings exceed 10 times the cost of buying group membership, particularly as the group enables members to source one-off items with minimum hassle.


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Gregg Latchams SolicitorsGregg Latchams Solicitors offers a fixed fee pre-contract review service for the legal knowledge required to enter into negotiations.

A lot of second and third tier businesses feel that large companies can use their in-house legal teams to push through contracts, perhaps forging an unequal relationship. This service grants access to lawyers at an affordable rate, offering a stronger footing when negotiating as well as piece-of-mind.

What’s more, the fixed fee means there will be no surprise legal bill at the end.



VWV debt recovery advice serviceVWV reclaims long-overdue payments from difficult customers, freeing-up account departments, as well as improving cash flow and working capital.

All initial contact and advice is provided to members free of charge


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Thrings employment law advice serviceThrings provides access to employment law support, as well as legal advice for forming teams and joint ventures.



Abel and Imray IP and Patent advice serviceAbel and Imray offers IPR and patent protection.