Green/sustainable business

‘Utter dismay’ among Bath bosses at latest Brexit delay, says Business West

December 11, 2018
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‘Utter dismay’ among Bath bosses at latest Brexit delay, says Business West

Company bosses from Bath and across the West of England are “intensely frustrated” with the latest delay affecting Brexit, according to the region’s largest business organisation. Business West – which runs Bath Chamber of Commerce and the Bath & North East Somerset Initiative – said time was now running out for a managed departure...

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£1.65m funding for project conserving the natural heritage of Bath’s surroundings

November 30, 2018
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£1.65m funding for project conserving the natural heritage of Bath’s surroundings

An ambitious scheme to restore and protect Bath’s local natural heritage has secured £1.65m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The Bathscape Landscape Partnership officially launched the project delivery stage of Bathscape at an event held at the city’s Roman Baths following confirmation of the HLF funding award.  The scheme will bring to life...

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Maid in Bath: New Riverside artwork bridges space between site’s industrial past and its future

November 30, 2018
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Maid in Bath: New Riverside artwork bridges space between site’s industrial past and its future

The latest work of art at Crest Nicholson’s Bath Riverside development has been unveiled – a sculpture that aims to connect the past with the present and the land with the river. Designed by Bath artist Anna Gillespie and created through collaborative work by two local companies, Maid of the Bridge, pictured, sets out...

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UWE, NatWest and Foot Anstey team up to launch funding and support scheme for scale-ups

November 23, 2018
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UWE, NatWest and Foot Anstey team up to launch funding and support scheme for scale-ups

West of England businesses with ambitious growth plans will be able to get grant funding and relevant, high-quality support and training under a new programme launched by the University of the West of England (UWE), NatWest and regional law firm Foot Anstey. S4G (Scale Up 4 Growth) is open to businesses in any sector...

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Celebrating Bath’s distinct identity can help region become a global innovation powerhouse, says report

November 16, 2018
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Celebrating Bath’s distinct identity can help region become a global innovation powerhouse, says report

The differences between Bath and Bristol should be celebrated as they can be key factors in making the West of England one of the world’s leading centres for innovation, according to a major study. The region is already among the UK’s most exciting innovation clusters based on its vibrant tech, creative, advanced engineering and...

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Bath firm’s ‘peaceful, calm and harmonious’ office judged South West’s happiest workplace

November 15, 2018
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Bath firm’s ‘peaceful, calm and harmonious’ office judged South West’s happiest workplace

Bath businesses have proved again that they are among the happiest in the region in a unique contest to find firms that go the extra mile for their staff. Bath-based eyewear design house INSPECS was crowned the overall South West winner in the Happiest Workplace competition, while Wessex Water, energy provider Pure Planet and...

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Brewery’s Movember ale raises charity cash and celebrates ‘tache wearers

November 15, 2018
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Brewery’s Movember ale raises charity cash and celebrates ‘tache wearers

Box Steam Brewery has partnered with a national pub group Punch to promote awareness of men’s health and honour those sporting facial hair during Movember.   The family-run regional brewer, based between Melksham and Bradford on Avon at Holt, is supplying its aptly-named Handlebar ale as the November guest beer for Punch’s 1,300 pubs. ...

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Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

November 15, 2018
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Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

The West of England’s largest business organisation has urged “calm compromise” from politicians over Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan to avoid what it said would be the “tremendously damaging” impact of the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal. Business West – which runs Bath Chamber of Commerce and the Bath...

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Bath’s transport challenges to go before panel of national experts at city conference

November 6, 2018
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Bath’s transport challenges to go before panel of national experts at city conference

A major conference in Bath next week will bring together experts to inform and inspire local politicians – and the public – to be ambitious in addressing the city’s transport challenges. The conference will also be a neutral platform to allow Bath’s political groups to present their broad approach to the issue in anticipation...

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Firms pledge to support region’s young people at The Prince’s Trust annual Red Dinner

November 6, 2018
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Firms pledge to support region’s young people at The Prince’s Trust annual Red Dinner

Businesses and philanthropists from across the South West will come together this Thursday to help raise vital funds for its young people.  The annual Prince’s Trust Red Dinner has raised more than £650,000 since it was launched seven years ago, with all the proceeds going toward helping young people across the South West. This...

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