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Good Energy generates a profit as it offloads another early-stage solar site to Chinese group

May 25, 2016
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Good Energy generates a profit as it offloads another early-stage solar site to Chinese group

Good Energy, the Chippenham-based renewable energy company, has sold one of its undeveloped solar sites to Chinese PV panel manufacturer Trina Solar as it shifts its focus onto sites that are already generating power. The 4.65MW solar site at Wrotham, near Maidstone, Kent, earn Good Energy a profit of between £430,000 and £480,000 –...

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West Wiltshire business park signs on Carter Jonas as joint agent

May 25, 2016
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West Wiltshire business park signs on Carter Jonas as joint agent

Property consultancy Carter Jonas’s Bath office has been appointed as joint agents on Hawke Ridge Business Park in West Wiltshire. The £50m, 35-acre park on the A350 corridor between Trowbridge and Westbury is being developed by Bath-based HPH. Once complete, it will offer around 500,000 sq ft of multi-use space, including office, industrial and distribution facilities. Infrastructure...

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Confusion over rules on sale of ivory could hit Bath’s antique firms, says city lawyer

May 25, 2016
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Confusion over rules on sale of ivory could hit Bath’s antique firms, says city lawyer

Bath lawyer Andrew Banks is warning the city’s antiques dealers that they risk hefty fines because of widespread confusion over the rules controlling the trade in endangered species. Andrew, pictured, a partner in the Bath office of solicitors Stone King, said the decision to fine the auction house Christie’s £3,250 this week for trying...

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Latest success for fledgling firm on a mission to transform Bath’s unloved buildings

May 25, 2016
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Latest success for fledgling firm on a mission to transform Bath’s unloved buildings

Bath-based property development firm Longacre is making the most of the city’s historic architecture and giving neglected buildings a new lease of life. The firm has recently completed its latest scheme – a high-profile refurbishment of disused office and storage space in the city centre named One Bilbury Lane. A dilapidated and redundant five-floor...

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New regional business development manager joins Aldermore

May 25, 2016
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New regional business development manager joins Aldermore

Specialist lender Aldermore has appointed John McDonnell as a new business development manager in residential mortgages covering the South West and Wales region. John McDonnell, pictured, has worked in financial services for 15 years, most recently as managing director of Stamford Financial Services, where he spent the past seven years. Aldermore group managing director,...

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New regional business banking director appointed by NatWest

May 23, 2016
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New regional business banking director appointed by NatWest

NatWest has promoted Chris Preston to the role of regional managing director – business banking, for the South West and Wales. Chris, pictured, who has worked for NatWest for 30 years, was previously the bank’s South West regional director – business banking. In his new role he will oversee NatWest’s support for businesses with...

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Passenger numbers reach 7m at Bristol Airport for first time

May 22, 2016
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Passenger numbers reach 7m at Bristol Airport for first time

Bristol Airport’s annual passenger figures have soared past the seven million mark for the first time in its history – the latest milestone in its rapid growth. Passenger numbers have now grown for six years running. They reached 6.76m between January and December last year and have continued to rise as airlines have added...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

May 22, 2016
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Monday 23 May Finals: Mitie, Tissue Regenix Trading statement: Restore AGMs: 4d pharma, Nasstar, Noricum Gold, Plant Health Care, Restore, Stock Spirits Group, Synety EGM: Ergomed Tuesday 24 May Interims: Driver Group, easyHotel, Frutarom, Medicx Fund, Paragon Group of Companies, Renew Holdings, Topps Tiles Finals: Aveva, Big Yellow, Coms, Cranswick, De La Rue, Entertainment...

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The LAST WORD: Katharine Finn, regional leader, PwC

May 20, 2016
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The LAST WORD: Katharine Finn, regional leader, PwC

Each week Bath Business News gives a prominent member of the region’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Katharine Finn, regional leader of PwC in the West and Wales, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you watched? So there might be a bit of a theme...

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Event: Drop-in session aims to inspire Bath businesses

May 20, 2016
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Chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon is to host a business drop-in event at its Bath office next Tuesday.  Organised by Inspire by Wessex Chambers, which provides business development support throughout Wiltshire and North East Somerset, the informal session will run from 10.30am to midday and is free to Inspire by Wessex Chambers’ members. Businesses...

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