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Juice Recruitment: The good boss’s guide to the perfect staff Christmas party

December 6, 2016
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Juice Recruitment: The good boss’s guide to the perfect staff Christmas party

With the office Christmas party season now in full swing, Bath’s restaurants and bars are busy with employees from local firms enjoying their traditional festive get-together.   The festive get-together is a great way to boost staff morale and recognise the efforts of staff over the past year.   But it can also be...

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Exclusive viewing of luxury development project for region’s leading property figures

December 6, 2016
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Exclusive viewing of luxury development project for region’s leading property figures

Bath-based developer Kersfield has staged an exclusive tour of its newest luxury residential development at an event attended by around 100 of the region’s top property professionals. The invitation-only gathering, organised jointly with the Bristol office of accountancy, investment management and tax group Smith & Williamson, was an opportunity to see the transformation of Burwalls,...

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More growth for Royds Withy King’s Bath corporate and commercial team

December 6, 2016
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More growth for Royds Withy King’s Bath corporate and commercial team

The Bath corporate and commercial team at regional law firm Royds Withy King has signalled further expansion with the appointment of solicitor Ed Chapman. Ed, pictured, has joined the team – Bath’s largest – from Bristol headquartered national firm TLT, where he worked on a range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, fund-raising...

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£24m Bristol Airport terminal extension officially opened by Transport Secretary

December 5, 2016
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£24m Bristol Airport terminal extension officially opened by Transport Secretary

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has officially opened Bristol Airport’s new £24m west terminal extension as the airport prepares to handle more than 8m passengers next year. The extension transforms the security search process for passengers as well as creating an enlarged baggage reclaim area, customs facilities, more retail space and a meet-and-greet area. This...

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Free legal advice for small, local charities to be offered by Stone King

December 5, 2016
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Free legal advice for small, local charities to be offered by Stone King

The Bath office of law firm Stone King is holding a free drop-in surgery to mark Local Charities Day on December 16. Stone King, which has a national reputation for its high-quality advice to the third sector, is offering free 30-minute legal advice sessions for small local charities and community groups in Bath at...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

December 5, 2016
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Monday 5 December Interims: Evgen Pharma, Plastics Capital, Purplebricks, ReNeuron Economics: New car registrations, Official reserves, Markit/CIPS UK services, composite PMI Tuesday 6 December Interims: Ashtead, Consort Medical, Fulcrum Utility Services, Imagination Technologies, iomart, Northgate, Vianet Finals: OMG, On the Beach, RWS, Victrex Trading statements: easyJet, Ultra Electronics, Wolseley AGMs: DX, Graphene Nanochem, Jubilee...

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Rebound in confidence following Brexit poll, survey shows, but majority of firms still fear slowdown

December 2, 2016
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Rebound in confidence following Brexit poll, survey shows, but majority of firms still fear slowdown

Business confidence has bounced back after being hit by the Brexit referendum result, according to the latest Business Barometer from regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming. However, 56% of business owners remain doubtful about the year ahead and half have no plans to take on additional staff next year. In another sign of an impending...

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Age UK calls on Bath firms to back its £5,000 Christmas campaign

December 2, 2016
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Age UK calls on Bath firms to back its £5,000 Christmas campaign

Bath-based web design firm Zonkey Solutions has created an online advent calendar for Age UK Bath & North East Somerset to support its Christmas campaign. The charity aims to raise £5,000 during December to support its work with older people across the area.  Zonkey Solutions, which also specialises in search engine optimisation, graphic designers,...

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Pearson May Financial Update: The tax benefits of giving to charity

December 2, 2016
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Pearson May Financial Update: The tax benefits of giving to charity

Whatever your reasons are for donating to charity, an added bonus can be the tax breaks that are available, says Pearson May partner Jacqui Bowden. Gift Aid Donating through Gift Aid means that charities can claim an extra 25p for every £1 you donate. Any donation you make under Gift Aid is deemed to...

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Investment showcase offers funding promise for six of the best of Bath’s tech start-ups

December 2, 2016
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Investment showcase offers funding promise for six of the best of Bath’s tech start-ups

Six high-growth tech start-ups from Bath are hoping for funding after taking part in a high-profile investment event staged by SETsquared, the global number one business incubator backed by the University of Bath. SETsquared’s annual Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase in London gives entrepreneurs based at its centres the chance to pitch to more than...

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