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£4m share issue announced by Bath finance firm 1pm to fund more growth

September 22, 2014
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Fast-growing Bath-based specialist finance provider 1pm plans to raise just over £4m in new funding to meet ambitious expansion plans, including recruiting more staff and moving to larger offices in the city. The firm, which lends to small and medium-sized businesses, launched the share issue today to coincide with results showing it achieved a...

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Lambert Smith Hampton appoint new director of planning for South West

September 22, 2014
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Lambert Smith Hampton appoint new director of planning for South West

The South West office of national property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has appointed Marcus Plaw as director of planning as it continues to build its portfolio in the region. Marcus, pictured, joins from Colliers International where he was associate director. At LSH’s Bristol office he will provide a planning consultancy service across the...

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Four new recruits at DTZ in South West as market continues to recover

September 22, 2014
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Four new recruits at DTZ in South West as market continues to recover

Property consultancy DTZ has appointed four surveyors to its South West office. James Banks, Andrew Flower and Ben Johnson join Bristol-based team as senior surveyors to the professional advisory services, rating and project & building consultancy teams respectively, while Sarah James-Nock joins as surveyor to the retail management team. James Banks is appointed to...

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South West corporate finance team at BDO strengthened by three new arrivals

September 22, 2014
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South West corporate finance team at BDO strengthened by three new arrivals

The South West office of accountancy and business advisory firm BDO has strengthened its corporate finance division with three new appointments. James Thomas has joined as director after 13 years at ICON Corporate Finance in Bristol. His appointment bolsters the firm’s expertise in the South West to facilitate deals in the broader cleantech and...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

September 21, 2014
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Monday 22 September Interims: Moss Bros, NetDimensions, Waterlogic Finals: Allergy Therapeutics, Finsbury Food, Gemfields Trading statement: Dairy Crest AGMs: Amiad Water Systems, Braveheart Investment Group, Provexis, Tungsten Corporation EGM: SOCO International Tuesday 23 September Interims: AA, AG Barr, Air Partner, Cupid, Faroe Petroleum, GLI Finance, Horizon Discovery Group, KBC Advanced Technologies Finals: Close Brothers,...

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The LAST WORD: Graham Street, managing partner, Withy King

September 19, 2014
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The LAST WORD: Graham Street, managing partner, Withy King

Each week Bath Business News lets a prominent member of the area’s business community have the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Graham Street, managing partner at Bath law firm Withy King, answers our 10 questions What was the LAST: Film you watched? Bad Neighbours – it was truly awful! Book you...

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Call for Bath’s tech pioneers to compete against region’s brightest sparks in prestigious awards

September 19, 2014
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Call for Bath’s tech pioneers to compete against region’s brightest sparks in prestigious awards

Bath’s hi-tech innovators are being urged to enter an awards scheme that aims to find the best tech firms in the West. The SPARKies will showcase the leading people, products and companies that make up the tech industry across a region spreading from Swindon to Bath, Bristol and Gloucestershire. Due to rising interest in...

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Tourist chiefs fly flag for city at global gathering of major airlines

September 19, 2014
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Tourist chiefs fly flag for city at global gathering of major airlines

Bath Tourism Plus has teamed up with Bristol Airport and Destination Bristol to promote the West of England to airlines from across the globe at the world’s largest commercial aviation event. The World Route Development Forum, which starts tomorrow in Chicago and lasts until Tuesday, gives airports and tourism organisations the chance to meet...

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Bath firms get chance to join world’s leading multicore innovators at major conference

September 19, 2014
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Bath firms get chance to join world’s leading multicore innovators at major conference

Bath tech firms are being invited to join major tech industry names such as Intel and Huawei at an upcoming conference in the region which will highlight the latest advancements in multicore – the technology integral to the development of cutting-edge innovations such as autonomous cars, robots and next-generation mobile phones. Now in its...

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Bath’s The Agency cooks up national campaign to promote Welsh lamb

September 19, 2014
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Bath’s The Agency cooks up national campaign to promote Welsh lamb

The Agency, the award-winning Bath integrated media consultancy, has launched a national advertising campaign to promote Welsh lamb for its client Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales. The campaign, which uses the strapline ‘Not all lamb is created equal’, aims to increase awareness of the brand and clearly differentiate it from the competition....

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