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Avon Rubber bounces back with strong recovery in annual profits

November 20, 2013
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Avon Rubber bounces back with strong recovery in annual profits

Bosses at Wiltshire manufacturer Avon Rubber today said their strategy to accelerate investment in new products, technologies, systems and people was paying off as they unveiled significant increases in revenues, operating margins and profits. Annual pre-tax profits at the Melksham-based group, best known for its respirators, increased to £14m from £11m on revenues up...

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Pleas for Chancellor to use Autumn Statement to freeze business rates – but do nothing else

November 18, 2013
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The managing partner of West accountants Bishop Fleming has a simple, one-word recommendation for what Chancellor George Osborne should do in his Autumn Statement next month – nothing. Matthew Lee believes if the Chancellor, pictured, is serious about ensuring the economic recovery takes hold and benefits business then he should resist the temptation to...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

November 17, 2013
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Monday 18 November Interims: Latchways, Majestic Wine, Mitie Final: Diploma Trading statements: Cape, Kentz Corporation, Origin Enterprises, Petrofac, Unite AGMs: Amur Minerals, Origin Enterprises, Regency Mines EGMs: Microgen, Origin Enterprises, Pan European Terminals Economics: Rightmove house prices data Tuesday 19 November Interims: Big Yellow Group, Carclo, CML Microsystems, Eckoh, Entertainment One Group, Halma, Homeserve,...

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Don’t miss out on the taxman’s generosity over R&D spending

November 15, 2013
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Don’t miss out on the taxman’s generosity over R&D spending

Bath area firms are being advised to check whether they qualify for valuable tax credits under the Government’s research and development (R&D) scheme. West accountancy firm Milsted Langdon, which has an office in Bath, says many firms are unaware they are eligible for the scheme which increases tax relief against taxable profits. To qualify,...

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Rural walks firm Foot Trails steps forward to claim prestigious green tourism award

November 13, 2013
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Rural walks firm Foot Trails steps forward to claim prestigious green tourism award

The world’s leading sustainable tourism accreditation programme has recognised Box-based Foot Trails as one of Britain’s most environmentally-friendly businesses. Foot Trails, the only independent walking specialist dedicated 100% to rural England, was declared overall winner in the Activity Provider category at a prestigious national ceremony at the At Bristol Science Centre last Friday. The...

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Major national accolade recognises Bath architects Hetreed Ross’s work with college

November 13, 2013
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Major national accolade recognises Bath architects Hetreed Ross’s work with college

Bath-based architectural firm Hetreed Ross’s work with a Wiltshire college for young adults with learning difficulties has landed it a prestigious national award. The firm won the Best Community Building category in the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Awards 2013 for its designs for new educational and community facilities at Fairfield Farm College in Dilton...

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New role at Chase de Vere will build on its professional partnerships

November 13, 2013
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Chase de Vere, the Bath-headquartered national firm of Independent Financial Advisers, has appointed Darren Pearce to the newly-created role of head of high net worth relationships. Darren has been an Independent Financial Adviser at Chase de Vere for 11 years, working regularly alongside some of the pre-eminent firms of tax professionals and lawyers. He...

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Expanding BMT gets shipshape in new office after landing Norwegian Navy contract

November 13, 2013
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Expanding BMT gets shipshape in new office after landing Norwegian Navy contract

Bath-based BMT Defence Services has expanded into a second office in the city as it continues to win work in international markets. The firm, part of the BMT group, works primarily on major naval projects. Its success in securing a prestigious design contract for the Norwegian LSV (Logistics and Support Vessel) project has resulted...

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Future’s new science magazine uncovers everything under the sun

November 13, 2013
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Future’s new science magazine uncovers everything under the sun

Bath-based publishing group Future will next week launch Science Uncovered, a monthly magazine with in-depth coverage of the latest breakthroughs in technology, space, nature, humans and engineering. The magazine, which will be available in print and digital form, will also have contributions from experts giving their own insights into the latest discoveries as well as...

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New arrival strengthens accountants Monahans’ Bath office

November 13, 2013
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New arrival strengthens accountants Monahans’ Bath office

Accountancy firm Monahans has continued to expand its Bath office with the appointment of Jill Robson, who joins to assist relationship partner Martin Longmore in providing a full range of accountancy services to business and personal clients.  Jill, pictured, has extensive knowledge of company and personal tax matters, along with experience in producing business...

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