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The SPARKies are back next week – with Bath’s top tech talent hoping to shine on the night

June 21, 2019
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The SPARKies are back next week – with Bath’s top tech talent hoping to shine on the night

The leading lights of Bath’s tech scene go head-to-head with rivals from Bristol and across the West of England next week at the region’s top sector-specific awards. The SPARKies – which are staged by TechSPARK, the information hub for all things tech in Bristol, Bath and the West of England – recognise the businesses...

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Bath Mind gains £15,000 from baking, walking and dressing down at Royds Withy King

June 20, 2019
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Bath Mind gains £15,000 from baking, walking and dressing down at Royds Withy King

Bake sales, dress-down days and charity walks by staff at Bath-headquartered Royds Withy King have raised £15,000 for Bath Mind during its two-year stint as the regional law firm’s charity of the year. Royds Withy King employees also volunteered hundreds of hours of their time to the charity, which promotes and nurtures better mental...

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Bath firms battle it out to claim title of city’s netball champs and raise cash for Dorothy House Hospice

June 20, 2019
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Bath firms battle it out to claim title of city’s netball champs and raise cash for Dorothy House Hospice

The Bath office of regional law firm Mogers Drewett has raised more than £2,000 for Dorothy House Hospice by hosting its second annual charity netball tournament. Eight teams from city-based businesses took part in the event, which was supported by Team Bath Netball and hosted in the University of Bath’s sports training village.  Each...

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Bright future for SearchStar after acquisition by world-leading multilingual content firm

June 14, 2019
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Bright future for SearchStar after acquisition by world-leading multilingual content firm

Bath-based digital media buying and analytics agency SearchStar, which launched 14 years ago as a one-man band, has been acquired by a major US group.  Buyer Welocalize is a global leader in multilingual content and data transformation to help companies capture international demand. SearchStar employs around 60 people at its offices in Railway Place,...

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Thrings Bath property team advise long-standing client on Dorset industrial estate disposal

June 13, 2019
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Thrings Bath property team advise long-standing client on Dorset industrial estate disposal

Legal experts from regional law firm Thrings’ Bath office have advised on the sale of two industrial estates in Dorset. Legal director Charlie Wakefield and solicitor Alice Paye, both in Thrings’ Bath-based commercial property team, provided legal support to long-standing clients Michael Fowler and his family.  They sold the fully occupied North Mills Trading...

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Solicitor appointment for Stone King’s Bath-based international and cross-border team

June 13, 2019
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Solicitor appointment for Stone King’s Bath-based international and cross-border team

National law firm Stone King has strengthened the international and cross-border team in its Bath office with the appointment of solicitor Harriet Burt. Harriet, pictured, studied law through the Open University and graduated with a First. She completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of the West of England (UWE).  She arrives at...

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Royds Withy King boosts private wealth division with marketing & business development appointment

June 12, 2019
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Royds Withy King boosts private wealth division with marketing & business development appointment

Bath-headquartered regional law firm Royds Withy King has recruited Stephanie Rees as marketing & business development executive to strengthen its private wealth offering. Stephanie, pictured, has joined from the world’s leading auction house Christie’s, where she was global marketing manager and led on a number of high-value international luxury campaigns.  In her new role...

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City’s smartest companies urged to get quizzical and claim the title of Brain of Bath

June 6, 2019
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City’s smartest companies urged to get quizzical and claim the title of Brain of Bath

Businesses are being invited to exercise their collective grey matter and enter the 2019 Brain of Bath. Now in its 20th year, the annual Julian House Brain of Bath Quiz has become a key date in the city’s business calendar and a fun-yet-competitive way to entertain clients and reward staff.  The inaugural quiz night was...

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Simon Holdsworth reappointed as Thrings’ managing partner for a third term

June 4, 2019
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Simon Holdsworth reappointed as Thrings’ managing partner for a third term

Regional law firm Thrings’ managing partner Simon Holdsworth has been reappointed for a further three-year term by a unanimous vote at its annual partners’ meeting. Simon, pictured, who joined Thrings in 1997 and became managing partner in 2013, will oversee its’ strategic direction and retain responsibility for its legal and operational activities for a...

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Economic outlook for Bath on the agenda as city’s Financial Forum gathers for second meeting

May 31, 2019
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Economic outlook for Bath on the agenda as city’s Financial Forum gathers for second meeting

Bath Financial Forum, the group aiming to raise the city’s profile as a centre of excellence for financial services, returns for its second meeting next month with an in-depth look at how the wider economy is impacting on this ambition. Guest speaker will be Donna Kehoe, the Bank of England’s agent for South West,...

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