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Entire workforce at estate agents Andrews helps raise £20,000 for global charity

September 26, 2019
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Entire workforce at estate agents Andrews helps raise £20,000 for global charity

A year of fundraising at estate agency and lettings group Andrews – including staging special Halloween and Valentine’s Day events – raised nearly £20,000 for an international charity providing support for carers. The entire 500 strong staff of Keynsham-headquartered Andrews supported the efforts – with its network of 50 branches and head offices taking...

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National group snaps up Bath townhouse hotel as it targets expansion into key markets

September 26, 2019
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National group snaps up Bath townhouse hotel as it targets expansion into key markets

A four-star hotel in Bath has been sold for £4.1m to a national operator in a move that gives it its first outlet in the city. Privately owned Henrietta House, a four-star Georgian townhouse hotel on Henrietta St, has become part of Axcel Hospitality, joining more than 20 venues in the Croydon-based group spread...

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New head of business banking bolsters Barclays support for region’s small firms

September 26, 2019
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New head of business banking bolsters Barclays support for region’s small firms

Barclays has appointed Steven Beavan to the newly created role of head of business banking for the West of England, strengthening its commitment to the region’s small and medium-sized enterprises. Steven, pictured, will lead a 45-strong team of relationship managers responsible for supporting Barclays business customers turning over between £400,000 and £6m.  He brings a...

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More opportunities for University of Bath students through new agreement with CERN project

September 26, 2019
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More opportunities for University of Bath students through new agreement with CERN project

University of Bath students studying subjects ranging from computer science to architecture are to benefit from a new agreement with a long-running experiment group based at CERN, the world-leading physics research organisation. Under the agreement, the university’s Faculty of Engineering & Design has become an affiliate member of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment,...

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Bath Business News photo gallery: Thrings PM at Café Walcot

September 26, 2019
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Bath Business News photo gallery: Thrings PM at Café Walcot

Bath’s Café Walcot was the venue for Thrings PM, the regular evening networking event staged by the city office of law firm Thrings. Prominent members of Bath’s business community gathered for one of the first events of the ‘new term’ after the summer break. All photos by Beata Cosgrove

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

September 26, 2019
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Bath accountancy firm Pearson May joins Bath Business News each week to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at  . . . Self-assessment: have you registered?  The deadline to register for self-assessment is on October 5. Click here for what you need to know Campaign builds for business rates...

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First director takes up post as new Bristol and Bath Parks Foundation beds in

September 26, 2019
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First director takes up post as new Bristol and Bath Parks Foundation beds in

Fledgling charity Bristol and Bath Parks Foundation (BBPF) has appointed its first director along with 11 trustees as it begins to gather the views of residents of the two cities on what they want from their local parks. In her new role as director Charlee Bennett will spearhead BBPF’s next stages of development. She...

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Tax and succession expert joins Thrings’ private client team in Bath

September 24, 2019
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Tax and succession expert joins Thrings’ private client team in Bath

Law firm Thrings has appointed inheritance and tax planning specialist Penny Munro as a senior associate in its Bath office in a move that further strengthens its private client team. Penny, pictured, has joined from Dorset & Wiltshire firm Farnfields Solicitors, where she worked for nearly seven years.  She has more than 20 years’...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

September 22, 2019
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Monday September 23 Finals: Pure Circle, Seeing Interims: ASA International Group, Brady, Deltex Medical, Destiny Pharma, Faron Pharma, Gama Aviation, Independent Oil & Gas, Instem, Keystone Law, Microsaic Tuesday September 24 Finals: 1pm, Blan Tech Grp, DX plc, Hotel Chocolat, Innovaderma, Town Centre Interims: Alliance Pharma, Animalcare Grp, Card Factory, Digitalbox, DP Poland, Everyman Media, Flowtech Fluid,...

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Investment puts Bath digital map pioneer on road to success

September 20, 2019
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Investment puts Bath digital map pioneer on road to success

Bath-based digital map and data platform firm Living Map is en route for strong growth after receiving investment of £2.6m to enable it to launch a new software package. The move will enable its technology to be adopted by a much wider audience, including large indoor venues such as airports, retail sites, hospitals and...

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