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Return of overseas tourists brings highly profitable post-pandemic recovery for Bath’s heritage sites

March 1, 2024
Return of overseas tourists brings highly profitable post-pandemic recovery for Bath’s heritage sites

Bath’s world-class heritage sites, including the Roman Baths, have bounced back from the devastating impact of the pandemic as international tourists return to the city in large numbers. According to Bath & North East Somerset Council, its sites – which also include the Victoria Art Gallery and the Fashion Museum – will make a...

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Transport firm arrives at refurbed office building as it continues to be magnet for global tech companies

March 1, 2024
Transport firm arrives at refurbed office building as it continues to be magnet for global tech companies

Growing UK transport technology specialist TEG has opened an office in Chippenham in a move that boosts the town’s reputation as a centre for the hi-tech sector. TEG, which has its headquarters in London, is occupying a floor of office block Bewley House, pictured, where it is alongside German industrial giant Siemens and two...

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State-of-the-art hub opens to put Bath in the forefront of recycling while also reducing waste

February 29, 2024
State-of-the-art hub opens to put Bath in the forefront of recycling while also reducing waste

A £41.8m recycling hub described as state of the art and boasting the latest sustainability measures has been officially opened. The Bath & North East Somerset Council site in Keynsham has consolidated the council’s operational facilities from three sites across the district.  It has become the central depot for more than 100 recycling and...

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Crime reduction system to be introduced in Bath city centre in bid to tackle shoplifting

February 29, 2024
Crime reduction system to be introduced in Bath city centre in bid to tackle shoplifting

An app that enables businesses to communicate with each other about crimes such as shoplifting is to be launched in Bath city centre following a successful trial period. The DISC system, pictured, allows firms to submit live reports on incidents happening in their premises.  After being trialled by Bath Business Improvement District (Bath BID),...

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Awards launched to showcase businesses that are the bee’s knees at caring for region’s pollinators

February 29, 2024
Awards launched to showcase businesses that are the bee’s knees at caring for region’s pollinators

An awards scheme that champions the West of England’s best bee-friendly businesses is back – with some of the region’s biggest firms promising to create some extra buzz around it. The first Bee Bold Awards were held last year to champion the region’s pollinator champions. Among the winners were Bath digital technology agency Storm, city-based...

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Pearson May financial round up

February 29, 2024
Pearson May financial round up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May teams up with Bath Business News to bring you the top national finance stories. Service standards at HMRC continue to decline Public Accounts Committee (PAC) calls for significant improvements to service levels. Click here to find out more UK banks close over 140,000 SME accounts New figures indicate a concerning trend in the...

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