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Barclays provides funds for Kingswood School redevelopment

June 26, 2013
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Barclays provides funds for Kingswood School redevelopment

Bath’s Kingswood School has staged a topping-out ceremony for its new teaching block, the first phase of a major redevelopment funded by Barclays. Guest of honour at the event was CEO of Corporate Banking, Barclays, John Winter, along with Bath architects Mitchell Taylor and building contractors Beards. The bank has provided a funding package to...

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Experienced corporate tax specialist joins Old Mill accountants as head of tax

June 26, 2013
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Experienced corporate tax specialist joins Old Mill accountants as head of tax

Accountants and financial planners Old Mill have appointed highly-experienced corporate tax specialist Elaine Kinsella as its new head of tax. Elaine, , started her career at international accountants Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in 1988 where she trained as a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser, before moving onto KPMG and Capital One Bank. Most...

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Bath lawyers ride, run and bake their way to a big charity haul

June 24, 2013
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Bath lawyers ride, run and bake their way to a big charity haul

Staff at the Bath offices of law firm Withy King have raised £12,144.25 for Children’s Hospice South West with a wide range of fund-raising activities. These included a 180-mile staff cycle-ride from Children’s Hospice South West, based in Bristol, to Helen and Douglas House in Oxford, a Santa Fun Run around Bath, the Bath...

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Chancellor ‘must prioritise economic development’ in spending review, say West firms

June 23, 2013
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Chancellor ‘must prioritise economic development’ in spending review, say West firms

West businesses will be looking for Chancellor George Osborne to reallocate departmental budget savings to local areas so they can determine their own economic futures in his spending review this Wednesday. Businesses feel the Government needs to meet its commitment to implement Lord Heseltine’s recently-announced proposals for a Single Pot. However, there is uncertainty...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

June 23, 2013
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Monday June 24 INTERIMS Andor Technology, Porvair FINALS Cohort EGMS Bilfinger Berger Global Infrastructure Sicav S.A.(DI), Ishaan Real Estate AGMS African Eagle Resources, Amati VCT , Ark Therapeutics Group, Coalfield Resources, Crawshaw Group, Eden Research, Falkland Oil & Gas Ltd., JZ Capital Partners Ltd, Lebanese Co for the Development & Reconstruction of Beirut Central...

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Responsible businesses rewarded for their work at gala awards dinner

June 20, 2013
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Responsible businesses rewarded for their work at gala awards dinner

Businesses across the West were celebrating last night as they received awards for community and sustainability work from Business in the Community. The national charity, led by HRH The Prince of Wales, is committed to building resilient communities, diverse workplaces and a more sustainable future. The annual Responsible Business Awards ceremony, at St George’s...

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Pioneering project to link refugee artists with creative businesses goes live

June 20, 2013
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Pioneering project to link refugee artists with creative businesses goes live

The work of new and emerging artists from refugee backgrounds is to be showcased to West organisations and businesses to explore ways they can be employed on creative projects. The groundbreaking initiative, the result of a link-up between St George’s Bristol and Platforma South West, the arts and refugees network, will introduce the performing...

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Snowfall brings chaos to businesses across Bath area

January 18, 2013
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Snowfall brings chaos to businesses across Bath area

Bath businesses were today hit by the snowfall which caused chaos across the region. Bus operator First took all its vehicles off the road, including park and ride services. Bath and Bath Spa Universities were closed along with most of the area’s schools. At Bristol Airport all flights were grounded until around 2pm. Several...

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Grant Thornton’s West tax team boosted with new director appointment

January 18, 2013
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Grant Thornton’s West tax team boosted with new director appointment

Business and financial advisory firm Grant Thornton has appointed Allister Weir as a director in its South West tax team. Allister, pictured, will lead the firm’s corporate tax advisory and compliance practice across the region. A history graduate from the University of Birmingham, Allister has 12 years’ corporate tax experience with a Big Four...

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Bath Business News Expert Panel – Your reputation is hard to build, but quick to lose

December 12, 2012
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Bath Business News Expert Panel – Your reputation is hard to build, but quick to lose

What value should a business place on its corporation reputation? In the latest of Bath Business News’ weekly Expert Panel series, Linda Donaldson, director at Bath-based Geometry PR, provides the answer. Having a good reputation is something every business craves. Being known for providing a quality service or product is one thing, but building...

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