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The LAST WORD: Emma Jones MBE, founder of Enterprise Nation

July 22, 2016
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The LAST WORD: Emma Jones MBE, founder of Enterprise Nation

Each week Bath Business News gives a prominent business figure the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Emma Jones MBE, founder of small business support group Enterprise Nation and Government Crown Representative for small business, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched? The Big Short Book you read? Delivering Happiness...

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Bath and the West’s finance sector showcased as alternative location to City of London

July 22, 2016
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Bath and the West of England are being promoted as a financial services hotspot capable of attracting major international investment while also playing a lead role in the UK’s emerging financial technology (fintech) industry. The area is being showcased as one of nine UK ‘financial centres of excellence’ by the Government as it looks...

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Stronger economy in first half of year fuels increase in South West deal activity

July 22, 2016
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Stronger economy in first half of year fuels increase in South West deal activity

Merger and acquisition activity in the South West climbed by 4.3% in the first half of this year as the economy continued to recover and cash-rich businesses hit the takeover trail. However, the total value of 267 deals was down 15% at £3.08bn against the same period in 2015. And some experts are warning...

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Bath Business News Photo Gallery: Thrings Summer Barbecue

July 22, 2016
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Bath Business News Photo Gallery: Thrings Summer Barbecue

Clients and guests enjoyed law firm Thrings recent summer barbecue held at its Bath office. All photos by Beata Cosgrove Photography

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Bath Spa University elects Jeremy Irons as its first chancellor

July 22, 2016
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Bath Spa University elects Jeremy Irons as its first chancellor

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons is to become the first chancellor of Bath Spa University. The chancellor is a ceremonial figurehead and the Brideshead Revisited and Reversal of Fortune star will play an important ambassadorial role for the university.  An investiture ceremony will take place in the autumn when Jeremy Irons, pictured, will formally be installed as Chancellor.  Bath...

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Accountancy firm recognises Bath student talent with its Business & Enterprise Award

July 22, 2016
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Accountancy firm recognises Bath student talent with its Business & Enterprise Award

Regional accountancy group Milsted Langdon has presented its annual Award for Business & Enterprise to two Bath Royal High School students. The firm, which has an office in Bath, sponsors outstanding business achievement at schools in the South West. General practice manager Dan Kenyon attended the school’s recent end-of-term awards day to hand the...

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Good Energy generates strong growth as more customers warm to its green power

July 22, 2016
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Good Energy generates strong growth as more customers warm to its green power

Customer numbers have continued to soar at Good Energy, the green energy firm, while its recent sale of new shares has brought in more than £3m for further growth. In a trading update to the London Stock Exchange for the first six months of this year, the Chippenham-based firm said the 36% increase in...

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Opening of new grandstand takes Bath Racecourse’s redevelopment across the finishing line

July 21, 2016
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Opening of new grandstand takes Bath Racecourse’s redevelopment across the finishing line

Bath Racecourse has officially opened its new Langridge Grandstand – completing the multi-million pound redevelopment that has made it one of the country’s leading racing venues. The three-storey building is set to become an instant landmark thanks to its exclusive roof garden, which offers visitors an unrivalled viewing spot on race days and is...

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M2 Bespoke’s radical approach to staff wellbeing wins it Bath’s Happiest Workplace award

July 21, 2016
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M2 Bespoke’s radical approach to staff wellbeing wins it Bath’s Happiest Workplace award

A beautiful rural setting, dogs in the offices and weekly Google-style lunches have earned content marketing agency M2 Bespoke the title of Baths Happiest Workplace. The prestigious award was handed to the Limpley Stoke-based firm, at a special ceremony in Chippenham on Wednesday. Judges in the contest – staged by Bristol-based workplace and interior...

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Graduate appointments boost Mowbray Woodwards’ family and commercial law teams

July 21, 2016
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Graduate appointments boost Mowbray Woodwards’ family and commercial law teams

Bath law firm Mowbray Woodwards has strengthened its growing family and commercial law teams with two graduate appointments. Charlotte Collard joins as a paralegal in the family law team having graduated with a law degree from Plymouth University. The Queen Square firm’s commercial law team has also welcomed welcomes Katharine Robinson, who also joins...

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