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Truespeed strengthens its board with appointment of experienced non-executive director

September 15, 2022
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Truespeed strengthens its board with appointment of experienced non-executive director

Former BT chief customer officer Lisa Harrington has joined Bath-based full fibre broadband provider Truespeed as a non-executive director, bringing with her more than 25 years’ telecoms industry experience. Lisa, pictured, joins the Truespeed board as the company accelerates the rollout of ultrafast, ultra-reliable broadband across the South West.  A diversity advocate as well...

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Business West calls for government to shed light on its energy price pledge for inflation-hit firms

September 15, 2022
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Business West calls for government to shed light on its energy price pledge for inflation-hit firms

The government has been urged to give more details about how it intends to help struggling businesses with soaring energy bills a week after assurances its price guarantee plan for consumers would also apply to them. Business West, the region’s largest business group and the organisation behind Bath Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the announcement...

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Top international design award shortlisting for fast-growing Bath gaming media firm’s new base

September 9, 2022
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Top international design award shortlisting for fast-growing Bath gaming media firm’s new base

Games media group Network N’s new flagship office in Bath, which was created by city-based workplace design-and-build company Interaction, is in the running to win a prestigious global award. The fast-growing business is a finalist in The Society of British & International Interior Design’s (SBID) International Design Awards for its workplace in Circus Mews,...

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Applications sought for unique weekend workshop for early-career creatives

September 8, 2022
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Bath’s young creatives are being invited to take part in a weekend studio experience aimed at giving them a valuable insight into working in an agency. Werkhouse was co-founded in 2017 by Bob Mytton, creative director of Bath-based brand and design agency Mytton Williams, as a deep dive into the creative and interpersonal skills...

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Which? readers vote Roman Baths & Pump Room among UK’s top historic attractions

September 8, 2022
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Which? readers vote Roman Baths & Pump Room among UK’s top historic attractions

The Roman Baths & Pump Room have been voted as the UK’s third best historic attraction by readers of consumer magazine Which? The historic site, which is owned by Bath & North East Somerset Council, scored an impressive five stars – out of five – for its engagement and entertainment value, with a number...

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Government pledge on help for firms’ soaring energy bills this winter welcomed by Business West

September 5, 2022
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Government pledge on help for firms’ soaring energy bills this winter welcomed by Business West

The South West’s largest business organisation has ‘warmly welcomed’ the government’s promise to help firms with spiralling energy bills this winter -  but called for it to regulate the market to ensure stability in the future. Prime Minister Liz Truss’s energy price freeze announced yesterday means households bills will be capped at £2,500 a year from...

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Fast-growing upmarket chocolate brand calls on Bath agency to unwrap its Christmas PR campaign

September 5, 2022
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Fast-growing upmarket chocolate brand calls on Bath agency to  unwrap its Christmas PR campaign

Bath-based communications consultancy Highlight has been appointed by luxury chocolatier Lily O’Brien’s to lead its consumer UK PR and influencer Christmas campaign. The agency, which has a strong food and drink portfolio, takes on the account as Ireland-based Lily O’Brien’s continues to spearhead significant growth in the UK.  The brand, launched by Mary Ann...

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Free employment advice available from Goughs Solicitors’ in its Wednesday Wisdom Webinars

September 2, 2022
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Free employment advice available from Goughs Solicitors’ in its Wednesday Wisdom Webinars

Goughs Solicitors’ series of free online seminars for business owners continues later this month with a session on re-organising a business and running a risk-free redundancy process. The monthly Wednesday Wisdom Webinars, which give up-to-date, relevant and pragmatic employment advice, are led by the firm’s head of employment Rebecca Dennis, pictured. They allow employers the opportunity to tune in to a...

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Unexpected bounce-back in confidence for South West firms in face of soaring inflation

September 2, 2022
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Unexpected bounce-back in confidence for South West firms in face of soaring inflation

Confidence among South West businesses rose in August despite spiralling costs, according to a new survey – making it one of only three UK regions to record a month-on-month increase in optimism. Firms in the region appear to have shrugged off the impact of soaring utility bills, wage increases and a possible recession to register...

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Podcasts launched by PR agency to inspire listeners to embark on their own journeys of self-discovery

September 1, 2022
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Podcasts launched by PR agency to inspire listeners to embark on their own journeys of self-discovery

Purpose-driven comms consultancy Second Mountain has launched its own podcast series showcasing what it is calling “inspired stories from inspiring people”. Good Journeys with Second Mountain will feature a host of UK-based and international guests from the entertainment, sports, lifestyle and wellbeing industries, as well as purpose-led business owners, third sector professionals and inspiring...

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