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Brexit: National business reaction

June 24, 2016
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Brexit: National business reaction

Business organisation the CBI, which had lobbied hard for the UK to remain in the EU, called for “strong and calm leadership” from the Government to ensure economic stability as Brexit kicks in. Director-general Carolyn Fairbairn described the vote as a “momentous turning point” in the country’s history. “The country has spoken and it’s...

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Brexit: Bath business leaders call for urgent Govt action to protect firms

June 24, 2016
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Brexit: Bath business leaders call for urgent Govt action to protect firms

Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, called on the government to immediately commit to negotiate the best deal possible for British firms following the referendum result. Failing to do that could risk jeopardising new investment from the many overseas firms that have chosen to base themselves in the region to give them access...

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Investors in People Gold Standard recognises Stone King’s commitment to its staff

June 23, 2016
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Bath-headquartered law firm Stone King has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People Gold Standard – the highest level possible in the scheme. The firm – which also has offices in London and Cambridge and has just opened a base in Leeds – is among just 7% of accredited organisations across the UK to...

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Leeds office opening for Stone King to meet growing demand for education advice

June 23, 2016
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Leeds office opening for Stone King to meet growing demand for education advice

Bath-headquartered law firm Stone King has opened an office in Leeds as it seeks to strengthen its position as a national leader in the education sector. The office will significantly develop the firm’s presence in the North of England as the legal adviser of choice for schools across the country. Stone King, which also...

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Support for remaining in EU growing among West bosses, survey reveals

June 15, 2016
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Support for remaining in EU growing among West bosses, survey reveals

Bosses running West of England firms are almost three times more likely to vote in favour of remaining in the EU than leave – with the gap between the two views widening over the past three months. The latest snap survey by Business West – the region’s largest business organisation – of its members...

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LEP employer skills survey goes live to help shape Bath’s future workforce

June 10, 2016
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LEP employer skills survey goes live to help shape Bath’s future workforce

The views of employers in Bath and across the West of England are being sought on recruitment experiences, skills gaps and more to influence the area’s future skills strategy. The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Annual Employer Skills Survey, is aligned to its vision to develop a local workforce with the skills...

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Play fair with staff during Euro 2016 matches, firms are urged as tournament kicks off

June 10, 2016
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Play fair with staff during Euro 2016 matches, firms are urged as tournament kicks off

Bath businesses have been urged to be fair and flexible in their approach to staff wanting to watch Euro 2016 matches over the next month. Some matches during the tournament, which kicks off in France this evening, take place in normal working hours – among them England v Wales next Thursday. As a result,...

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Growth spurs new appointment in Mowbray Woodwards’ private client practice

June 8, 2016
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Growth spurs new appointment in Mowbray Woodwards’ private client practice

Bath law firm Mowbray Woodwards has made a key appointment as increasing demand in its private client practice continues to drive the growth of the business. Solicitor Elizabeth Metcalfe, pictured, joins Mowbray Woodwards’ personal tax, trusts and probate team from Goughs Solicitors in Chippenham, where she specialised in all aspects of private client work...

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Withy King to merge with City law firm to create £33m business

June 8, 2016
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Withy King to merge with City law firm to create £33m business

Regional law firm Withy King, which has two offices in Bath, is to merge with London firm Royds. The tie-up, which will take effect from September 1, will create a £33m turnover business employing around 450 people. Withy King also has offices in Swindon, Marlborough, Oxford and Thame and a small base in London,...

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Rise in highly skilled workers puts Bath at number four in table of UK’s best-performing cities

June 7, 2016
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Rise in highly skilled workers puts Bath at number four in table of UK’s best-performing cities

Bath has emerged as one of the UK’s skills hotspots in new research, ranking just behind the academic powerhouses of Oxford and Cambridge and above London. Nearly 60% of the city’s workforce is classified as highly skilled, ranking it fourth in a national table compiled from Office for National Statistics data. The total number...

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