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Bath Chamber of Commerce advice and support best in Britain, new research shows

August 30, 2019
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Bath Chamber of Commerce advice and support best in Britain, new research shows

Business West, the organisation behind Bath Chamber of Commerce, provides the best business advice, guidance and support of any chamber in the country, a new report has revealed. It is also the top-grossing and most-profitable among the 53 accredited chambers across Britain, research by membership group the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) shows.  According...

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The Sky at Night presenter and scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock guest speaker at CBI annual dinner

August 29, 2019
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The Sky at Night presenter and scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock guest speaker at CBI annual dinner

The BBC’s ‘face of space’, scientist, communicator and broadcaster Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, is guest speaker at this year’s CBI South West Annual Dinner. One of the most prestigious networking events in the region’s corporate calendar, the dinner traditionally attracts more than 300 business leaders drawn from many of its largest firms.  This year’s dinner...

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Stone King events to provide fund of knowledge on the ‘bank of mum and dad’

August 28, 2019
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Stone King events to provide fund of knowledge on the ‘bank of mum and dad’

The Bath office of national law firm Stone King is continuing its well-established free coffee morning series by offering two free information sessions entitled ‘Helping your family climb the property ladder’. The sessions this time include an evening one to enable those who work or have commitments during the day to attend.  Guest speakers...

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Investment helps Bath cosmetics-for-men start-up face the future with confidence

August 23, 2019
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Investment helps Bath cosmetics-for-men start-up face the future with confidence

Bath-based beauty start-up Shakeup Cosmetics has received equity investment from a pair of established entrepreneurs as it prepares to launch a range of innovative skincare products for men. Sally Preston, managing director of Kiddylicious, the UK’s fastest-growing children’s food firm, and its commercial director Neil Mather will support Shakeup’s founders Jake Xu and Shane...

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Bath businesses urged to join in Stone King’s rubbish round-up

August 20, 2019
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Bath businesses urged to join in Stone King’s rubbish round-up

National law firm Stone King is calling on Bath businesses to help its local office with a community initiative to keep the city clean. The Bath Litter Pick is part of an initiative by the firm, with its offices in Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds and London also staging similar rubbish round-ups. Stone King’s commitment to...

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‘Dramatic’ capital gains tax change could hit second homeowners, warns Royds Withy King

July 10, 2019
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‘Dramatic’ capital gains tax change could hit second homeowners, warns Royds Withy King

Experts at Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King are warning second homeowners, landlords and property investors to beware of a ‘dramatic change’ to the capital gains tax regime which will come into effect next April. The new rules mean anyone selling a property on which capital gains tax is due after April 6, 2020,...

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UK banking sector ‘can cope with no-deal Brexit’, Bank of England agent tells Bath Financial Forum

July 4, 2019
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UK banking sector ‘can cope with no-deal Brexit’, Bank of England agent tells Bath Financial Forum

The British financial services industry is resilient enough to withstand the shock of a no-deal Brexit, despite the impact that could have on the wider economy, the Bath Financial Forum has been told. In a presentation to the Forum by the Bank of England’s South West agent Donna Kehoe, she explained that the Bank’s...

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‘Highly commended’ accolade for Royds Withy King at The Lawyer Awards

June 27, 2019
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‘Highly commended’ accolade for Royds Withy King at The Lawyer Awards

Royds Withy King, the Bath-headquartered regional law firm, has been highly commended in one of the legal sector’s most prestigious national awards schemes. The Lawyer Awards, which were held in London earlier this week, celebrate the best private practices, in-house lawyers and barristers. They attract hundreds of entrants all eager to be crowned as...

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Surrogacy law service launched by Stone King as number of couple using assisted conception increases

June 26, 2019
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Surrogacy law service launched by Stone King as number of couple using assisted conception increases

National law firm Stone King, which has an office in Bath office, has started a service to offer legal advice to people wanting to start a family through surrogacy. The move comes as an increasing number of people are considering surrogacy or other forms of assisted conception.  Although surrogacy is legal in the UK,...

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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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