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Three new categories added as coveted IoD South West Director of the Year Awards are launched

January 18, 2018
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Three new categories added as coveted IoD South West Director of the Year Awards are launched

Outstanding business leaders and entrepreneurs from the Bath area are being urged to enter the region’s top awards recognising excellence in the boardroom. Launched this week, the Institute of Directors South West Director of the Year Awards 2018 showcase the wealth of executive talent and leadership across the region. New categories have been added...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

January 18, 2018
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Each week Bath Business News and Pearson May bring you the top national finance stories.  Cost of divorce rises to over £14,500 Preparing financial arrangements could save on extra costs. Find out more here Most SMEs unprepared for MTD Two in five want guidance on complying with new making tax digital requirements. Click here...

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New Bath office for Stone King as it looks for further growth in the city

January 18, 2018
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New Bath office for Stone King as it looks for further growth in the city

Law firm Stone King is to open a new Bath base to accommodate ongoing growth and bring together partners and staff working from two of its three offices in the city.   Most of the firm’s 150-plus Bath-based employees and partners will move into the 8,500 sq ft office on the second floor of...

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New managing director to take over at CBRE’s regional office

January 16, 2018
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New managing director to take over at CBRE’s regional office

International property agency CBRE has promoted Tom Morris to managing director of its regional office 10 years after he joined the firm as a graduate. Tom, pictured right, will take over the role in the second quarter of this year from industry stalwart Garry Hicks, pictured below left, who will retire from the firm...

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Partner promotion for key player in Grant Thornton’s regional employer solutions team

January 16, 2018
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Partner promotion for key player in Grant Thornton’s regional employer solutions team

Accountancy group Grant Thornton has promoted Dominic Merlin-Cone to partner in a move that reflects his success in working in its South regional employer solutions team. The team advises businesses on all aspects of rewarding and incentivising staff, employment taxes, benefits and global mobility across Grant Thornton’s South region, which takes in Bath. Before...

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Director takes up role to drive forward University of Bath’s world-class automotive research centre

January 15, 2018
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Director takes up role to drive forward University of Bath’s world-class automotive research centre

The University of Bath’s pioneering car-of-the-future research centre, due to open in 2020, has appointed its first programme director. Gavin Edwards, pictured, joined the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) this week from the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), an academic department at the University of Warwick providing research, education and knowledge transfer in...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

January 13, 2018
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Monday January 15 Interim: Acacia Mining Trading update: Metro Tuesday January 16 Interims: Citigroup, UnitedHealth Trading updates: Rio Tinto, Dunelm, JD Sports, Greggs, Provident Financial, Premier Foods Economic announcement: CPI (December) Wednesday January 17 Interims: Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Alcoa, Carrefour Trading updates: Burberry, Diploma, Hochchild Mining, Ladbrokes Coral, Mitie Thursday January 18...

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International architects Grimshaw appointed to design new stadium for Bath Rugby

January 12, 2018
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International architects Grimshaw appointed to design new stadium for Bath Rugby

The long hoped for new stadium on The Rec – and new home for Bath Rugby – will be designed by globally renowned architectural firm Grimshaw if it gets the go-ahead.   The London-based practice – responsible for the re-designed Wimbledon’s No 1 Court and the new grandstand at Lord’s cricket ground –  was...

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Quays North regeneration key to Bath’s economic ambitions, says council as plans go in for approval

January 12, 2018
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Quays North regeneration key to Bath’s economic ambitions, says council as plans go in for approval

Bath’s ambitious Quays North development, which could create up to 1,900 jobs in 270,000 sq ft of much-needed new office space, has been submitted for outline planning approval. The scheme near Churchill Bridge is a key part of Bath & North East Somerset Council’s (B&NES) flagship riverside regeneration project, which also includes the Quays...

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More room for growth in Bath’s hospitality sector as ‘wellness’ breaks take off

January 12, 2018
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More room for growth in Bath’s hospitality sector as ‘wellness’ breaks take off

Bath’s hospitality industry will continue to grow against the national trend this year, with more rooms, more visitors and more high-profile deals, according to new research.   The city will benefit from the growing trend for ‘wellness’ short breaks, which are forecast to reach record levels in 2018.   And as the gateway to...

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