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Bath Business Expo gets set to help firms grow and prosper with inspirational talks and networking

March 15, 2019
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Bath Business Expo gets set to help firms grow and prosper with inspirational talks and networking

Preparations for the Bath Business Expo next Thursday, which is expected to attract more than 500 visitors, are continuing apace, with a raft of new seminars announced today. The event, in the Assembly Rooms, aims to inspire small and medium-sized businesses and locally-based corporates, start-ups and pre start-ups to further growth through its comprehensive...

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Bath Spa Uni students’ rubbish ideas to help Bristolians box clever over waste and recycling

March 15, 2019
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Bath Spa Uni students’ rubbish ideas to help Bristolians box clever over waste and recycling

A group of second and third-year design students from Bath Spa University’s Bath School of Art and Design have developed innovative answers to common problems linked to wheelie bins and recycling boxes. Bristol Waste, which handles all domestic waste collection and recycling in Bristol, tasked the students with designing new ways of storing waste...

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Fair Trade business awards champion ethical firms that ‘put their money where their mouth is’

March 15, 2019
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Fair Trade business awards champion ethical firms that ‘put their money where their mouth is’

West of England organisations that support fair trade have been praised by TV personality Nick Hewer for “putting their money where their mouth is” at the region’s recent Fair Trade Business Awards. Countdown presenter Mr Hewer, a long-running supporter of ethical business and a patron of The Fairtrade Foundation, said these organisations should be...

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‘Once-in-a-generation’ office development means Bath is really open for business, says council

March 8, 2019
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‘Once-in-a-generation’ office development means Bath is really open for business, says council

Updated plans for Bath’s long-awaited new office quarter have been unveiled to the city’s business community to coincide with the appointment of insurance giant Legal & General as development partner on part of the scheme. Dozens of representatives of businesses from across the city were given a brief overview of progress on the Bath...

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Bath and Bristol tech groups team up to strengthen links between society and technology

March 8, 2019
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Bath and Bristol tech groups team up to strengthen links between society and technology

The Tech4Good networks in Bath and Bristol, which have been operating since early 2017, are to merge to create a single group bringing together social innovation and tech across the two cities. Tech4Good South-West (T4GSW) will launch next month under the umbrella of the global network and non-profit TechSoup and Netsquared with a mission...

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New Latin America director to strengthen Zenith Global’s team in region

March 8, 2019
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New Latin America director to strengthen Zenith Global’s team in region

Bath-based international food and drink industry consultancy Zenith Global has appointed Luciano Anavias its new regional director for Latin America. Luciano, pictured, joined Zenith Global after 18 years in consulting work with US international market research group Canadean and then GlobalData, most recently as Americas research director – consumer.  He previously worked in marketing...

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PR agency Grayling appointed to raise incubator SETsquared’s national profile

March 5, 2019
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PR agency Grayling appointed to raise incubator SETsquared’s national profile

The SETsquared Partnership, the global number one business incubator network backed by the University of Bath, has appointed international public relations agency Grayling’s Bristol office to raise its national profile. Since its launch in 2002, SETsquared has supported more than 3,500 businesses and helped raise £1.8bn in investment. It has twice been named as...

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Rugby players try brewing to toast 15th anniversaries of Bath Ladies and Box Steam Brewery

March 5, 2019
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Rugby players try brewing to toast 15th anniversaries of Bath Ladies and Box Steam Brewery

Box Steam Brewery has teamed up with Bath Rugby Ladies to mark the 15th anniversaries of both while also launching the brewery’s new Firsty Friday taproom tasting sessions. The mark the occasions, three Bath Rugby Ladies players visited the brewery to make a signature brew of Piston Broke, the team’s favourite tipple. The fruity,...

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$60m acquisition plugs fast-growing Future into US consumer electronics market

March 1, 2019
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$60m acquisition plugs fast-growing Future into US consumer electronics market

Bath-based media group Future today further strengthened its presence in the US consumer electronics publishing market with another multi-million dollar acquisition. The group snapped up global digital publisher MoNa Mobile Nations for $55m (£41.5m) in cash and $5m paid for by issuing new shares.  The deal – which follows last year’s £100m takeover of...

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Bath businesses line up to support inaugural Our Young Stars Awards

March 1, 2019
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Bath businesses line up to support inaugural Our Young Stars Awards

More than 300 guests are expected to attend Bath & North East Somerset Council’s inaugural Our Young Stars Awards ceremony next week. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the area’s extraordinary young people.  More than 70 nominations were received and the 15 finalists – along with parents, guardians, friends and nominators – have...

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