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HSH poised to launch new showroom in Bath

September 26, 2011
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West-based motor dealer HSH is set to unveil its new Bath Honda showroom. The dealership in Prior Park changed hands recently as part of a flurry of deals involving major motor manufacturers jostling for the best roadside positions as the industry attemps to recover from the downturn. William Jolly, director of Colliers International’s Bristol-based...

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Media: Bath data marketing firm snapped up by St Ives

September 23, 2011
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Response One, the fast-growing Bath-based data marketing group, has been acquired by marketing and printing firm St Ives in a deal reported to be worth up to £19m. Response One, established in 1998 and now employing around 70 staff, produces specialist media buying and sales services, as well as data insight, print management and...

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Bath Legal Review 2011: The Specialists

September 23, 2011
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Government spending cuts and the tough economic climate may have impacted on the legal market but a number of Bath firms have performed well despite these conditions. In the education sector, the Legal 500 ranks Stone King in the second tier of this category. The firm has acted on many academy conversions and defended...

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Bath Uni gets gold for its drive to reduce car usage

September 23, 2011
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The University of Bath was named Employer of the Year and won a gold medal for the third year running in recognition of its efforts to reduce its dependence on car travel at today’s 10th annual West of England Travel Plan Awards.  Bath Spa University gained silver in the awards, which recognise the efforts...

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High-flying easyJet to launch Naples service from Bristol Airport

September 22, 2011
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EasyJet is to introduce flights from Bristol to Naples, bringing to 43 its number of destinations from the airport. The budget airline, which today raised its full-year profit guidance, said fares on the route would start at £31.99 (one-way, including taxes). The three-times-weekly service will operate from  May 12 to September 1 next year....

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Money matters: Probe launched into hidden holiday money charges

September 21, 2011
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Holidaymakers are being charged too much for their foreign currency because of complex charges and misleading information, according to watchdog group Consumer Focus. UK travellers exchange around £27bn each year and Consumer Focus questions whether much of the estimated £1bn charged in fees is warranted. It has submitted a so-called super-complaint to the Office...

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South West Screen boss appointed first Creative England chief

September 20, 2011
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From Bristol 24-7 www.bristol247.com The chief executive of South West Screen has been named as the first CEO of the new organisation charged with promoting the film industry in England. Caroline Norbury will take charge of Creative England at the start of October after nine years as head of the regional organisation which funds,...

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Bath Uni-led innovative clean water project gets under way

September 16, 2011
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Scientists from the University's of Bath Department of Biology and Biochemistry have teamed up with Chinese environmental innovation company Aragreen to open an industrial plant in Gloucestershire that uses algae to clean waste water. The pilot project will demonstrate the efficacy of algae as a sustainable water polishing technology, using waste water from a...

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Media: Improve your selling skills seminar

September 16, 2011
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Creative Bath has teamed up with interactive business speaker Ali Cameron-Daw for a free session on improving personal selling skills. After this three-hour session, Creative Bath members will be able to: * Raise the DESIRE for their service/product without pressurising prospects * Enjoy cold calling and improve their success rate on the phone *...

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Hats off to homeless charity fundraising day

September 16, 2011
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Sherlock actor Martin Freeman is calling on Bath businesses to hunt out hilarious hats and wear them on November 4 to raise funds for St Mungo’s, the national charity which will start operating a centre in Bath providing healthcare advice and support for homeless people. Martin is joined by TV comedian Ed Byrne in...

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