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Commitment to the community is reinforced by Bath lettings agency as it marks 30 years in business

May 6, 2022
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Commitment to the community is reinforced by Bath lettings agency as it marks 30 years in business

Bath independent lettings agency HomeLets is this month celebrating its 30th anniversary, with the son of its late founder vowing to build on its strong community links and support for local charities. HomeLets was set up in 1992 by Caroline Arundell and, through steady organic growth, now boasts a 13-strong team managing hundreds of...

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Good Energy in the running for inaugural Which? Sustainability Champion Award

May 6, 2022
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Good Energy in the running for inaugural Which? Sustainability Champion Award

Renewable power group Good Energy is to go head-to-head against some of the consumer industry’s top brands in the battle for a prestigious Which? Award. The Chippenham-based Good Energy will line up in the inaugural Sustainability Champion of the Year category of the awards against German domestic appliance giant Miele and Silver Cross, the Yorkshire-headquartered iconic pram manufacturer....

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New owner for ‘magnificent’ 18th century country house hotel on outskirts of Bath

May 5, 2022
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New owner for ‘magnificent’ 18th century country house hotel on outskirts of Bath

A country house near Bath which dates back to the 18th century has changed hands after going on sale with a guide price of £2.75m. The Waterhouse in Monkton Combe, pictured, which has 13 en-suite guest bedrooms and 10 serviced offices, has been bought by a private individual after a high level of interest...

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Truespeed looks to outpace rivals with one-year price freeze to help customers with cost-of-living crisis

May 5, 2022
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Truespeed looks to outpace rivals with one-year price freeze to help customers with cost-of-living crisis

Truespeed, the fast-growing Bath-based broadband provider, is to freeze prices across all its packages for the next 12 months in a move it claims is in stark contrast to many of its rivals. The firm, which secured £100m from Aviva Investors in January – its largest funding since its launch eight years ago – said...

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Newly appointed Goughs Solicitors family lawyer welcomes new ‘no-fault’ divorce law

May 5, 2022
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Newly appointed Goughs Solicitors family lawyer welcomes new ‘no-fault’ divorce law

Experienced family solicitor Juliet Gordon has been appointed to law firm Goughs Solicitors’ farming & rural land team to support families in the area’s farming communities. Juliet, pictured, has joined the firm, which has seven offices across Wiltshire, including in Chippenham, Trowbridge, Melksham and Corsham, from Thompson Smith and Puxon Solicitors in Colchester.  She decided...

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Wincanton wins contract to use its eFulfilment prowess to accelerate The White Company’s distribution

May 5, 2022
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Wincanton wins contract to use its eFulfilment prowess to accelerate The White Company’s distribution

Luxury lifestyle retailer The White Company has awarded a five-year contract to logistics group Wincanton under which it will transfer its warehousing and distribution operations to Wincanton’s own state-of-the-art eFulfilment facility. Under the agreement, Chippenham-headquartered Wincanton will provide its multi-channel fulfilment services to the retailer, including store replenishment for its 60-plus UK and Ireland...

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Organisers of inaugural World Green City Awards tap into expertise of Bath architect

May 4, 2022
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Organisers of inaugural World Green City Awards tap into expertise of Bath architect

A director of Bath-headquartered international landscape architecture practice Grant Associates been selected to sit on the technical panel for a major new award scheme championing the world’s greenest cities. Peter Chmiel, pictured, is among 23 multi-disciplinary experts from across the globe to be chosen to assess and score the entries received for the inaugural...

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Well-known industry figure joins Time Finance to oversee its invoice finance operation

May 4, 2022
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Well-known industry figure joins Time Finance to oversee its invoice finance operation

Time Finance, the Bath-headquartered alternative funding provider, has taken on respected industry figure Helen Wheeler as head of operations in its invoice finance team.   Helen, pictured, brings more than 25 years’ experience to the role, having held been managing director at invoice discounters Bibby Financial Services, where she was also spent eight years as...

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Director promotion at Harbourside Corporate Finance as it looks ahead to further growth

May 3, 2022
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Director promotion at Harbourside Corporate Finance as it looks ahead to further growth

Harbourside Corporate Finance has promoted Ricki Critchell to director to support its ongoing expansion. Launched last autumn as the South West’s newest corporate finance boutique, Harbourside is built around the experienced team at regional accountancy firm Milsted Langdon, which has an office in Bath. Ricki, pictured, joined this team as a manager just over five years ago...

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Rebrand for Royds Withy King as merger with London firm Goodman Derrick takes effect

May 3, 2022
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Rebrand for Royds Withy King as merger with London firm Goodman Derrick takes effect

Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King has rebranded as RWK Goodman following the completion of its merger with single-office London practice Goodman Derrick. The merged firm has revenues of more than £50m and 350-plus specialist lawyers across its business, personal and injury practices – roughly a third of them based in London – and...

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