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Trade links on the menu for Bath firms at Chinese New Year banquet

January 13, 2017
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Trade links on the menu for Bath firms at Chinese New Year banquet

Bath businesses with links to China – or those wishing to explore them – are being invited to welcome in the Year of the Rooster at a special Chinese New Year celebration banquet next month. The gala banquet is being stage by the Bristol and West of England China Bureau, which works to connect...

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Bath College students rise to the challenge – with a little help from business mentors

January 13, 2017
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Bath College students rise to the challenge – with a little help from business mentors

Bath firms have supported the Bath College Business and Accounting Challenge, in which students were given just two hours to respond to a real-life business scenario. Thirty students worked in teams to meet the tight deadline and produce a presentation for a panel of financial experts. The challenge, sponsored by Bath law firm Mogers...

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Warning not to let a post-Christmas divorce become a business matter as well as a legal one

January 12, 2017
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Warning not to let a post-Christmas divorce become a business matter as well as a legal one

Business owners who fear their marriages are heading for the post-Christmas rocks are being urged to tread carefully as their assets and income will be two of the main negotiating points in any impending divorce. Lawyers traditionally receive around twice the number of divorce inquiries in the first weeks of January compared with other...

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Stone King to offer free advice to separating couples as part of Family Mediation Week

January 11, 2017
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Stone King to offer free advice to separating couples as part of Family Mediation Week

Law firm Stone King’s Bath-based family law team is offering free mediation information sessions to couples facing new year separation as an alternative to potentially painful court disputes. The firm is staging the free half-hour appointments to coincide with Family Mediation Week, which runs from January 23 to 27. Organised by the Family Mediators...

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Bath’s ethical firms urged to enter South West Fairtrade Business Awards

January 9, 2017
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Bath’s ethical firms urged to enter South West Fairtrade Business Awards

Bath firms that put ethical responsibilities at the heart of their business are being invited to enter the South West Fairtrade Business Awards. Now in their fifth year, the coveted awards champion businesses that demonstrate commitment to using and promoting fairtrade and supporting fair and ethical business practices. Bath organisations have traditionally been among...

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Bath Business News

December 23, 2016
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Bath Business News

Bath Business News wishes its readers, subscribers and advertisers a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year. We will continue to provide the city’s most authoritative business news, information and analysis throughout the festive period. Our next weekly Bath Business News e-bulletin will be published on Friday, January 6.    

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Stone King to offer safeguarding advice to Bath sports clubs in wake of historic child abuse scandal

December 16, 2016
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Stone King to offer safeguarding advice to Bath sports clubs in wake of historic child abuse scandal

Experts in the Bath office of law firm Stone King are urging the city’s sports clubs to ensure they are doing enough to protect children following the deluge of national allegations of historical abuse in football. The firm’s charity and social enterprise team, which advises voluntary organisations on safeguarding matters, says while standards have...

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Next generation of top netball players inspired by Mogers Drewett-backed workshops

December 16, 2016
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Next generation of top netball players inspired by Mogers Drewett-backed workshops

Bath law firm Mogers Drewett has strengthened its commitment to sport in the city by launching a series of workshops for school students at which they can learn about netball from top players along with healthy eating and lifestyle advice. The firm, which has been a key partner of the Pentathlon GB team for...

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Royds Withy King’s Bath office completes sale of historic Bristol hotel

December 15, 2016
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Royds Withy King’s Bath office completes sale of historic Bristol hotel

Lawyers from the Bath office of Royds Withy King have handled the sale of a privately owned luxury hotel recently named as the best in Bristol. The 20-bedroom Henbury Lodge Hotel, pictured, changed hands for an undisclosed sum in a deal in which Royds Withy King’s leisure and hospitality team acted for the private sellers....

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£100,000 of legacy IT kit donated to social enterprise following Royds and Withy King merger

December 8, 2016
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£100,000 of legacy IT kit donated to social enterprise following Royds and Withy King merger

Law firm Royds Withy King, which has a major office in Bath, has donated legacy IT equipment worth £100,000 to a social enterprise that helps young people from disadvantaged backgrounds gain the skills and practical experiences they need to secure work placements, further training and employment. We Do. IT overhauls IT equipment no longer...

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