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Car-free Kingsmead Square plans welcomed by businesses – with some reservations

March 29, 2019
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Car-free Kingsmead Square plans welcomed by businesses – with some reservations

Bath businesses are supporting council plans to make Kingsmead Square in the city centre more pedestrian-friendly – although issues around deliveries and noise still need to be resolved. Around 100 visits to businesses were carried out by officers from Bath & North East Somerset Council (B&NES) to gauge their views ahead of changing the...

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Roman Baths keep place in UK visitor attraction league table

March 28, 2019
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Roman Baths keep place in UK visitor attraction league table

The Roman Baths & Pump Room has maintained its position in the top 25 UK tourist attractions, despite a slight fall in visitor numbers. Some 1,302,381 people toured the unique attraction last year compared to 2017’s record of 1,318,976. However, despite the modest reduction, 2018 was still the second busiest year in its history. ...

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Deadline looming for Bath directors to enter region’s top boardroom awards

March 27, 2019
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Deadline looming for Bath directors to enter region’s top boardroom awards

Bath’s best business leaders have just a few days left to enter the South West’s most prestigious awards for boardroom excellence and enterprise. The deadline for entries to the prestigious Institute of Directors’ (IoD) South West Director of the Year Awards is midnight this Sunday.  With two new categories added this year – Young...

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Firms given ‘export champion’ status to encourage others to explore overseas trade

March 22, 2019
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Firms given ‘export champion’ status to encourage others to explore overseas trade

Two businesses from the Bath area have today been recognised as ‘export champions’ by the Department for International Trade (DIT) and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox. Organic waste pioneer Advetec and Scanning Pens, the world’s leading supplier of pen scanners, are among 15 leading exporters from across the South West to appear at an...

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After-hours package aims to bring good nights to Thermae Bath Spa

March 22, 2019
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After-hours package aims to bring good nights to Thermae Bath Spa

Thermae Bath Spa has launched an exclusive new package that widens its offer to include night-time visits taking in moonlit swimming in its rooftop pool. Called ‘Thermae After Hours’, the package gives exclusive access for up to 60 guests from 9.30pm to 11.30pm to the unique venue. Guests can enjoy the multi-sensory Wellness Suite,...

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Bath Business News photo gallery: Thrings Link

March 22, 2019
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Bath Business News photo gallery: Thrings Link

Tales of crisis and kidnap delighted guests at the recent Thrings Link, the regular networking event staged by the Bath office of the regional law firm. TV presenter, producer, director and media trainer Dave Mason gave a sparkling talk on some of the highs and lows of his time working in television and radio,...

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BID discount scheme aims to get Bathonians to support local cafés and restaurants

March 21, 2019
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BID discount scheme aims to get Bathonians to support local cafés and restaurants

Bath Business Improvement District (BID), the membership organisation tasked with boosting city centre trade, is to launch a café and restaurant discount scheme aimed at directly benefiting people who live or work in the city. Under the B-LOCAL scheme, Bath residents and those commuting into the city to work will qualify for a Discovery...

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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns in June

March 21, 2019
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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns in June

Business Showcase South West – the region’s largest event of its kind – returns in June with the promise of an unparalleled range of seminars, workshops, speeches and networking opportunities. The event, the ninth since it launched in 2014, again takes place in Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and will celebrate the best of innovation,...

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Big impact of small exhibition lands Bath’s Herschel Museum shot at national award

March 21, 2019
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Big impact of small exhibition lands Bath’s Herschel Museum shot at national award

Bath’s Herschel Museum of Astronomy is hoping for a big success by landing a national award that champions small exhibitions. The museum’s 2018 Wonder Women of Space exhibition has been shortlisted for a Museums and Heritage Award in a category for projects that achieved a big impact with a limited budget. The one-room exhibition...

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Free workshop will highlight best ways to manage time and productivity

March 21, 2019
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Free workshop will highlight best ways to manage time and productivity

Business growth consultancy Cool Ventures is teaming up with Bath-based healthtech specialist Mayden and law firm Mogers Drewett to stage Managing People and Productivity, a free learning and networking event. Taking place on March 28 in Bath, the workshop will focus on three key areas:  Managing and planning your people’s time and business productivity...

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