Legal

More growth for Royds Withy King’s Bath corporate and commercial team

December 6, 2016
By
More growth for Royds Withy King’s Bath corporate and commercial team

The Bath corporate and commercial team at regional law firm Royds Withy King has signalled further expansion with the appointment of solicitor Ed Chapman. Ed, pictured, has joined the team – Bath’s largest – from Bristol headquartered national firm TLT, where he worked on a range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, fund-raising...

Read more »

Free legal advice for small, local charities to be offered by Stone King

December 5, 2016
By
Free legal advice for small, local charities to be offered by Stone King

The Bath office of law firm Stone King is holding a free drop-in surgery to mark Local Charities Day on December 16. Stone King, which has a national reputation for its high-quality advice to the third sector, is offering free 30-minute legal advice sessions for small local charities and community groups in Bath at...

Read more »

Chartered legal executive qualification for Mowbray Woodwards trainee

November 24, 2016
By
Chartered legal executive qualification for Mowbray Woodwards trainee

Bath law firm Mowbray Woodwards is celebrating the success of Samantha Taylor, who has just qualified as a chartered legal executive. Samantha, pictured, joined Mowbray Woodwards in 2013 as a trainee chartered legal executive to work in its private client team specialising in wills, probate and estate planning, estate administration and lasting powers of...

Read more »

Royds Withy King bolsters health and social care team with partner appointments

November 24, 2016
By
Royds Withy King bolsters health and social care team with partner appointments

Two lawyers with extensive experience of the healthcare and social care sectors have been appointed to the Bath office of regional law firm Royds Withy King as partners. James Sage and Hazel Phillips have joined from Burroughs Day in Bristol, bringing with them a long track record of advising care providers, pharmacies, dental practices...

Read more »

Autumn Statement 2016: Bath business reaction

November 23, 2016
By
cash

Regional accountants Bishop Fleming, which has an office in Bath, said Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement was a clarion call to industry to be more productive and to make the UK ‘match fit’ for a bumpy Brexit ride ahead. It said the Chancellor’s first fiscal statement promised billions of government money for houses, roads,...

Read more »

Autumn Statement 2016: Business West reaction

November 23, 2016
By
cash

Bath businesses will welcome Chancellor Philip Hammond’s focus on investment in the Autumn Statement, particularly in areas where growth pressures are highest, according to Business West, the organisation that runs Bath Chamber of Commerce. Phil Smith, pictured, managing director of the region’s largest business organisation, described the statement as “a sombre, not flashy, affair”...

Read more »

Autumn Statement 2016: National business reaction

November 23, 2016
By
cash

Business organisation the CBI “warmly welcomed” Chancellor Philip Hammond’s commitments to boost research and development, housing and infrastructure. But it said these must be acted on. Director-general Carolyn Fairbairn, pictured below, said: “The Chancellor has prioritised a pragmatic down payment on future productivity growth.  “His emphasis on R&D, housing and local infrastructure will help...

Read more »

Autumn Statement 2016: Main points

November 23, 2016
By
cash

Chancellor Philip Hammond his presented his first Autumn Statement: Here are the main points, as announced: Office for Budget Responsibility says growth this year will be 2.1%, 1.4% next year (down from 2.2%), 1.7% in 2018 (down from 2.1%), 2.1% in 2019/20 (down from 2.1%) and 2% in 2020/21, (down from 2.1%). As expected, the...

Read more »

Urgent warning over government’s ‘risky’ online legal tool

November 18, 2016
By
Urgent warning over government’s ‘risky’ online legal tool

Bath solicitor Heledd Wyn, from law firm Mowbray Woodwards, has joined organisations representing older and vulnerable people to raise serious concerns around the government’s online tool for creating Lasting Powers of Attorney. A Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) is a powerful legal document that allows a person to appoint trusted individuals to make important...

Read more »

Royds Withy King Directors’ Briefing

November 17, 2016
By
Royds Withy King Directors’ Briefing

Lawyers from Royds Withy King based in Bath have compiled a Directors’ Briefing to help business owners keep on top of the latest legal developments which may affect their working practices and home life. Staying on the right side of retail price-fixing rules The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recently issued an open...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across the Bath area for just £75 a month. Email info@bath-business.net for more information.