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Chance for growing business to move into modern business park office

August 19, 2016
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Chance for growing business to move into modern business park office

Modern office space on one of the area’s largest business parks has come onto the market. The ground floor of Newbury House on Trowbridge’s White Horse Business Park would make an ideal base for a growing business, according to agents Carter Jonas. The accommodation consists of office space of 2,850 sq ft, a 332...

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Firms urged to support Julian House’s fundraising circular walk around Bath

August 19, 2016
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Firms urged to support Julian House’s fundraising circular walk around Bath

Staff in Bath businesses are being invited to take part in city-based homeless charity Julian House’s Circuit of Bath Walk on September 25.  The event involves walking part, or all, of a spectacular 20-mile route around the edge of the city designed so walkers enjoy some stunning scenery as well as wonderful views across...

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Bath Festivals recruits top writer as artistic director of words & literature

August 19, 2016
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Bath Festivals recruits top writer as artistic director of words & literature

Writer Alex Clark has been appointed as artistic director of words & literature at Bath Festivals. Alex, pictured, is an editor and literary journalist who frequently writes for The Guardian, The Observer and The Times Literary Supplement.  She regularly chairs literary events and has also been on the judging panel for the Booker Prize. ...

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Bath turns red, white and blue as businesses gear up to welcome Tour of Britain

August 18, 2016
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Bath turns red, white and blue as businesses gear up to welcome Tour of Britain

More than 50 Bath businesses have signed up to take part in a brightly-coloured cycle trail to welcome The Tour of Britain to the city. They will be displaying a total of 40 red, white and blue bikes outside or inside their premises for three weeks until September 8, when thousands of spectators are expected...

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Chocolate Factory office scheme set to boost West of England’s tech and creative sectors

August 18, 2016
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Chocolate Factory office scheme set to boost West of England’s tech and creative sectors

Work to convert a landmark building on the former Cadbury’s factory site in Keynsham into modern workspace is underway and on schedule for completion next summer. The 100,000 sq ft of high-quality employment space in what will be branded as The Chocolate Factory is being viewed as key to further developing the West of...

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Bath Business Blog: Heledd Wyn and Patrick Mears, Mowbray Woodwards. Why it pays to prepare for the unexpected in business

August 16, 2016
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Bath Business Blog: Heledd Wyn and Patrick Mears, Mowbray Woodwards. Why it pays to prepare for the unexpected in business

By Heledd Wyn, associate solicitor,  and Patrick Mears, partner, at Mowbray Woodwards Most people are familiar with Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) as something that a relative may have with regard to their personal affairs. However, not many give much thought to what would happen to their business affairs if they were incapacitated? Physical or mental...

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Future goes shopping down under to strengthen its digital retail operations

August 16, 2016
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Future goes shopping down under to strengthen its digital retail operations

Bath-based media group Future has snapped up the company behind Australia’s largest shopping comparison website as it expands its e-commerce operations. Next Commerce launched getprice.com.au in 2005. It now has more than 1,200 retailers using the site, selling 2.8m-plus products.  The firm also started pricepanda.com in Singapore in 2012. It now has sites in...

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Bright outlook at SciSys triggers sharp rise in share price

August 16, 2016
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Bright outlook at SciSys triggers sharp rise in share price

Shares in SciSys, the specialist IT group, soared this week after it said its half-year financial results are likely to be “significantly” better than expected. The Chippenham-based group, which sells complex software systems to the space, defence, media and government sectors, said a favourable trading picture this year had resulted in strong cashflows, transforming a £1m...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

August 15, 2016
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Monday 15 August Interims: Bovis Homes, Clarkson, Ithaca Energy Final: Nakama Group Economics: Rightmove house prices Tuesday 16 August Interims: Antofagasta, Cairn Energy, H&T Group, John Menzies, John Wood Group, Marshall Motor Holdings, Mears Group, Polypipe, TORM Finals: BHP Billiton Trading statements: Marketing Group AGMs: Acorn Minerals, Castings EGMs: Plant Health Care Economics: Consumer price index, Retail price index, Producer prices, House price...

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Nine reasons why Bath Business News is essential reading for anyone serious about business

August 12, 2016
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Nine reasons why Bath Business News is essential reading for anyone serious about business

No other news service in the Bath area can compete with Bath Business News for authoritative, independent online business news and information. Here are 9 reasons why Bath Business News is essential reading for anyone serious about business.  1) We have a strong track record of quality journalism and news coverage dating back more than 30 years. Our award-winning editor Robert Buckland...

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