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Bath Rugby sponsor Novia’s name to be kicked into touch by parent company under rebrand

April 28, 2022
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Bath Rugby sponsor Novia’s name to be kicked into touch by parent company under rebrand

Bath-based financial services firm Novia’s name – one of the best known in the city due to its long-running sponsorship of Bath Rugby – is to disappear under a rebranding exercise by its private equity owner. AnaCap Financial, which operates out of offices in London, Luxembourg, New Delhi, Madrid and Lisbon, acquired Novia in...

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Bath’s new World Heritage Centre aims to attract visitors to city as it recovers from the impact of Covid

April 28, 2022
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Bath’s new World Heritage Centre aims to attract visitors to city as it recovers from the impact of Covid

Bath’s visitor economy is to get a boost next month as it continues to recover from the impact of the pandemic with the opening of its new World Heritage Centre. The centre on York Street, which opens on 9 May, celebrates Bath’s unique cultural offering as UNESCO World Heritage Site and gives visitors an insight...

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Housing developer looking to bring metropolitan co-living/co-working concept to Bath

April 28, 2022
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Housing developer looking to bring metropolitan co-living/co-working concept to Bath

A warehouse site close to central Bath has been chosen for a pioneering co-living/co-working development aimed at young graduates and professionals. The scheme, pictured, the first of its kind in the city, would have 96 studio apartments on its upper storeys and business space on ground floor.  The developer behind the plan, London-based Kosy...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

April 28, 2022
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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. Tax planning for mixed domicile marriages  ‘Non-doms’ can benefit from a more lenient tax treatment. For more details, click here Figures paint ‘mixed picture’ for businesses Business confidence grows, regardless of challenges ahead. Find out more here    

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Inspecs looking ahead to further expansion after last December’s acquisitions begin to pay off

April 28, 2022
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Inspecs looking ahead to further expansion after last December’s acquisitions begin to pay off

Strong trading during the first three months of this year helped Bath-based glasses designer and manufacturer Inspecs Group maintain its post-pandemic growth. The rapidly expanding firm, which is focussing on becoming a global brand, reported a 12% increase in first-quarter revenues to $75.1m in a trading update to shareholders.  This performance was achieved through...

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Goughs Solicitors staff get ready to fundraise after choosing children’s hospice as firm’s charity of the year

April 28, 2022
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Goughs Solicitors staff get ready to fundraise after choosing children’s hospice as firm’s charity of the year

Regional law firm Goughs Solicitors has selected children’s hospice Julia’s House as its charity of the year. Staff at the firm, which has seven offices across Wiltshire, including in Chippenham, Trowbridge, Melksham and Corsham, are already planning fundraising events for the charity.  These will kick off in July with the Julia’s House Great Wiltshire...

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Post-pandemic retail recovery triggers big take-up of vacant Bath city centre shop units

April 28, 2022
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Post-pandemic retail recovery triggers big take-up of vacant Bath city centre shop units

Bath’s city centre commercial property market is bouncing back from the impact of the pandemic with retailers, retaurants and leisure firms opening new units, according to research. Strong demand for units is coming from national and high-end independent retailers, breathing new life into the city centre, the Bath & North East Somerset (B&NES) Council...

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University of Bath to drive forward research into use of hydrogen and other alternative fuels

April 27, 2022
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University of Bath to drive forward research into use of hydrogen and other alternative fuels

The University of Bath is to become a national centre of excellence for research into hydrogen and alternative low carbon fuels. The university, already one of the UK’s leading research institutions across a wide range of disciplines, this month began hosting an important new research project into how the UK could increase its use...

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Raft of promotions at Stone King strengthens its offering across its key sectors

April 27, 2022
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Raft of promotions at Stone King strengthens its offering across its key sectors

Bath-headquartered national law firm Stone King has promoted 11 lawyers in key sectors across its six offices. Charlotte Melhuish has been promoted to partner in the firm’s education team having joined Stone King in 2018, while Christopher Jones – who also works in the education team – becomes a senior associate chartered legal executive. ...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

April 24, 2022
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Monday April 25 Finals: Frenkel Topping Group, Audioboom Group, Arecor Therapeutics Tuesday April 26 Finals: Northcoders Group, Learning Technologies Group Interims: AB Foods, Focusrite Trading announcements: IWG, Taylor Wimpey, Jupiter Fund Management, Flutter Entertainment Wednesday April 27 Interims: AB Dynamics, WH Smith Q1 result: Glaxosmithkline Trading announcements: Network International Holdings, Reckitt Benckiser Group, Aveva Group, Persimmon, Fresnillo, Drax Group, Petropavlovsk Thursday...

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