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The LAST WORD: Lucy Terrell, associate solicitor, Mowbray Woodwards

April 5, 2019
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The LAST WORD: Lucy Terrell, associate solicitor, Mowbray Woodwards

Each week Bath Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Lucy Terrell, associate solicitor at Bath law firm Mowbray Woodwards, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched? Bohemian Rhapsody at the Tivoli cinema in Bath. It was such a...

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Latest Visit Bath campaign to champion the healthy state of its independents

April 5, 2019
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Latest Visit Bath campaign to champion the healthy state of its independents

Bath’s independent businesses are being celebrated for the first time in a new promotional campaign by the city’s destination marketing organisation. Called Independent Bath and staged by Visit Bath, the campaign is highlighting the diverse range of independent businesses in the city – from food and drink, accommodation, shopping and events.  The move is...

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More flights on easyJet routes from Bristol Airport as airline looks for further growth

April 5, 2019
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More flights on easyJet routes from Bristol Airport as airline looks for further growth

EasyJet is to increase the frequency on four of its routes from Bristol Airport in a move it says will bring another 18,000 more seats to the market. The low-cost airline, the largest operator from Bristol Airport, is to add two more flights a week from Bristol to Belfast on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during...

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Research reveals high growth potential of South West’s entrepreneurial businesses

April 5, 2019
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Research reveals high growth potential of South West’s entrepreneurial businesses

More than 900 private firms in the South West have the potential to grow exponentially and create thousands of jobs, according to new research. These 937 businesses have generated £2.8bn of turnover growth and created nearly 13,500 jobs in the past three years, the report by investment group BGF shows.  The research identified nearly...

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Successful premium networking group to launch in Bath next month

April 5, 2019
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Successful premium networking group to launch in Bath next month

A new style of premium business networking comes to Bath next month when a highly successful Bristol group holds its first meeting in the area. EVO (Evolution Business Networking) has earned a reputation as the South West’s freshest business networking company since launching in Bristol three years ago.  The membership-based network has already attracted...

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New jobs on the cards as labels firm unveils ambitious growth plan for factory

April 5, 2019
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New jobs on the cards as labels firm unveils ambitious growth plan for factory

Specialist labels firm CCL Design UK is aiming to double its factory’s turnover and create up to 40 jobs as it seeks to build on its success since acquiring the site a year ago. CCL, the UK design arm of the world’s largest label maker CCL Industries, bought Chippenham-based Fascia Graphics last February in a...

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Pukka’s school herb gardens aim to get children to grow closer to nature

April 5, 2019
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Pukka’s school herb gardens aim to get children to grow closer to nature

Ethical tea firm Pukka Herbs is to provide herb gardens to 40 schools across England as part of a programme to encourage children to connect with nature. Keynsham-based Pukka has teamed up with sustainable food and farming charity the Soil Association on the Food for Life programme.  The project comes at a time when...

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Power train pioneers to kit out University of Bath’s world-leading automotive research centre

April 5, 2019
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Power train pioneers to kit out University of Bath’s world-leading automotive research centre

The University of Bath has appointed a world leader in power trains to supply the equipment for its new £70m ‘car of the future’ research facility. Expert teams at the university and Austrian-based AVL will form a unique partnership to advance knowledge in power trains – the engine, transmission, drive shaft and axles –...

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‘Fly local’ plea from Bristol Airport as environmental cost of using London airports soars

April 4, 2019
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‘Fly local’ plea from Bristol Airport as environmental cost of using London airports soars

Air passengers from the South West using London airports instead of flying from Bristol are creating carbon emissions equivalent to more than 15m gallons of petrol, a new survey shows. The research, commissioned by Bristol Airport, shows last year that road journeys to airports such as Heathrow and Gatwick from the South West and...

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Thought leadership and transformation role for Nine Feet Tall with Bristol Law Society

April 4, 2019
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Thought leadership and transformation role for Nine Feet Tall with Bristol Law Society

Bath project management consultancy Nine Feet Tall has become a sponsor of Bristol Law Society to help enhance its member benefits through a series of jointly-curated thought leadership workshops and events. Covering topics such as digital transformation, innovation, technology and change management, the events will be open, honest and free from jargon.  Nine Feet...

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