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GALLERY: Bishop Fleming opens new Bath office

July 18, 2012
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Accountants Bishop Fleming held a party to welcome guests to their new office in Bath – Minerva House on Lower Bristol Road. The firm moved into the city earlier this year when it acquired part of rival Target based in the next door building and his since moved to 9,500 sq ft of office...

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GALLERY: Refurbished Francis Hotel reopening

July 18, 2012
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(L-R)Ian Taylor and Christa Taylor, Abbey Hotel and Phillip Rofle, PMR Consultancy

VIP guests enjoyed a look around Bath’s iconic Francis Hotel, which has reopened following a £6m refurbishment. The Queen Square hotel, now one of the UK’s best high-end hotels, is now a part of the 50-strong MGallery global collection of unique hotels – the group’s second in the UK and first outside London. Guests...

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Couple bring classic sweet treats to Bath with their third city outlet

July 17, 2012
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Bath entrepreneurs Poppy and Mark Powell have launched their third specialist cafe in the city. Knickerbockerglory, at 15-16 Pulteney Bridge, offers an array of sweet treats from traditional British desserts such as Eton mess to banana splits and, of course, knickerbocker glories. Other favourites include giant waffles served with West Country ice cream and fresh...

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Ask the Expert: My biggest customer never pays on time. What can I do?

July 12, 2012
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Waiting for invoices to be paid is a major problem for many small businesses, specifically because it has a detrimental impact on their cashflow, writes Milsted Langdon. With outstanding debts, a small firm may not be able to pay wages or overheads, which could prove fatal for the business, particularly if late payment becomes...

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Kellaway wins Balloon Fiesta sponsorship

July 10, 2012
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Kellaway wins Balloon Fiesta sponsorship

Builders merchant Kellaway Building Supplies has been chosen as sponsor of this year’s Saturday Night Glow at the 34th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. The Bristol company, which has 10 branches including an outlet at Turnpike Yard, Bath, has been a supporter of the Fiesta for many years and a member of its 100 Club...

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GALLERY: South West PA of the Year Awards

July 5, 2012
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Lucille Barnes, personal assistant to law firm Thrings managing partner Thomas Sheppard,  has been named as the first winner of the South West PA of the Year award, staged by Bath Business News. Click here to open the gallery.  

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Inaugural South West PA Awards presented this afternoon

July 4, 2012
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Inaugural South West PA Awards presented this afternoon

The region’s top personal assistants will be championed this afternoon when Bath Business News stages the inaugural South West PA of the Year Awards. Hosted by the luxury Ston Easton Park Hotel, near Shepton Mallet, the prestigious awards recognise and reward the PAs who have gone the extra mile over the past year to...

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Hotel reveals the power of LinkedIn as it relaunches its conference facilities

July 3, 2012
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One of the UK’s leading LinkedIn experts has helped relaunch the meeting and conference at Guyers House Hotel in Corsham. James Potter, pictured, who provides LinkedIn training and consultancy across the UK, gave an hour-long presentation to an invited audience of more than 50 business leaders. He showed how the online social media platform,...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 2, 2012
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Monday July 02 EGMs XXI Century Investments Public Ltd. AGMSs BATM Advanced Communications Ltd., Bayfield Energy Holdings, JPMorgan Income & Capital Inv Trust TRADING ANNOUNCEMENTS Hydrogen Group UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS PMI Manufacturing  (09:30) Tuesday July 03 INTERIMS St. Modwen Properties FINALS Anite, Polar Capital Technology Trust, The Real Good Food Company ANNUAL REPORT Caffyns...

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LEP welcomes further transport investment

June 29, 2012
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Business leaders have lauded the further £24m investment to improve the West's local transport system, which is a key element in boosting the economy of the West of England. Speaking on behalf of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership, the group that provides a platform for business and local councils to work together, Robert Sinclair, the chief...

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