Blog Archives

Ted Baker finance director joins Mulberry as luxury bag maker looks to recover from £5m loss

August 23, 2019
By
Ted Baker finance director joins Mulberry as luxury bag maker looks to recover from £5m loss

Somerset-based luxury fashion brand Mulberry has appointed Ted Baker board member Charles Anderson as its new group finance director. Charles will join Mulberry, which has its headquarters and a factory at Chilcompton and is best known for its designer leather bags, in October.  His appointment comes following Mulberry crashing to a £5m pre-tax loss...

Read more »

Bath businesses urged to join in Stone King’s rubbish round-up

August 20, 2019
By
Bath businesses urged to join in Stone King’s rubbish round-up

National law firm Stone King is calling on Bath businesses to help its local office with a community initiative to keep the city clean. The Bath Litter Pick is part of an initiative by the firm, with its offices in Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds and London also staging similar rubbish round-ups. Stone King’s commitment to...

Read more »

Showpiece office welcomes fast-growing software developer as its latest occupier

August 19, 2019
By
Showpiece office welcomes fast-growing software developer as its latest occupier

Canadian software company Descartes Systems Group is to relocate one of its UK offices as it continues to expand. The multinational technology company has moved its office in Chippenham from Avon Reach to nearby Bewley House to accommodate its larger team.  The firm, which specialises in logistics software and services, has expanded having recently...

Read more »

More expansion on the way for Bath fintech firm following acquisition

August 19, 2019
By
More expansion on the way for Bath fintech firm following acquisition

Bath fintech firm i4C Technology, which has become a market leader in digital cashflow modelling just two years after launch, is predicting further growth after being acquired by a major specialist software company. i4C Technology was founded in 2017 by Bath-based serial entrepreneur Mark Harman and provides financial planning software tools and cashflow modelling...

Read more »

National campaign targeting financial education at women backed by Bath’s Unividual

August 19, 2019
By
National campaign targeting financial education at women backed by Bath’s Unividual

Bath-based financial planning firm Unividual has joined a national campaign aimed at overcoming the difficulties women face when planning their financial future. Called ‘Insuring Women’s Futures’, the campaign has been instigated by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) to tackle the male-dominated industry’s attitude of treating women in a way that tends to alienate them. ...

Read more »

Call goes out for Bath’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

August 18, 2019
By
Call goes out for Bath’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

Ambitious Bath technology firms are being invited to enter a major awards scheme that recognises the UK’s fastest-growing businesses in the sector. Entries are now open for the 22nd annual UK Technology Fast 50 Awards staged by global accountancy group Deloitte. The awards are open to firms that use a proprietary technology in their business.  The...

Read more »

Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

August 18, 2019
By
4246855-calendar3-150x150

Monday August 19 Finals: BHP Group, Omega Dia Interim:  BATM Advanced Tuesday August 20 Final: Sancell Holdings Interims: Empiric, Finabir, Global Ports, Kenmare Resources, Persimmon, Wood Group (J) Economic announcement: CBI Industrial Trends Surveys Wednesday August 21 Interims: Charter Court, Costain, Empresaria Group, Hansteen Hldgs Trading announcement: Pets At Home Economic announcement: Public Sector Net Borrowing Thursday August 22 Finals: Arcontech Group, Ashley...

Read more »

Google lined up for top billing at SearchStar’s 2020 vision – and beyond – advertising conference

August 15, 2019
By
Google lined up for top billing at SearchStar’s 2020 vision – and beyond – advertising conference

Bath digital media buying agency SearchStar’s Future of Advertising conference series returns to the city later this year with Google set to deliver the keynote presentation. A follow-up to last year’s brilliantly received Data in Advertising conference, pictured, the full-day event – called Growth & Advertising: 2020 and Beyond – is aimed at digital...

Read more »

Youth wellbeing charity to benefit from year of support from Altus

August 15, 2019
By
Youth wellbeing charity to benefit from year of support from Altus

Staff at Bath-based financial services consultancy services and software provider Altus have chosen young people’s emotional health and wellbeing charity Off The Record as its charity of the year. Off The Record (OTR) provides a range of free services across Bath and North-East Somerset including counselling, listening support, youth participation, advocacy and specialist groups,...

Read more »

Pearson May weekly financial round-up

August 15, 2019
By
Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May and Bath Business News team up to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at . . . HMRC repays record sum from pensions tax trap  17,000 savers reclaim £46m in overtax on pension withdrawals Click here to find out if this applies...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across the Bath area for just £75 a month. Email info@bath-business.net for more information.