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Bath firm’s ‘peaceful, calm and harmonious’ office judged South West’s happiest workplace

November 15, 2018
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Bath firm’s ‘peaceful, calm and harmonious’ office judged South West’s happiest workplace

Bath businesses have proved again that they are among the happiest in the region in a unique contest to find firms that go the extra mile for their staff. Bath-based eyewear design house INSPECS was crowned the overall South West winner in the Happiest Workplace competition, while Wessex Water, energy provider Pure Planet and...

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Brewery’s Movember ale raises charity cash and celebrates ‘tache wearers

November 15, 2018
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Brewery’s Movember ale raises charity cash and celebrates ‘tache wearers

Box Steam Brewery has partnered with a national pub group Punch to promote awareness of men’s health and honour those sporting facial hair during Movember.   The family-run regional brewer, based between Melksham and Bradford on Avon at Holt, is supplying its aptly-named Handlebar ale as the November guest beer for Punch’s 1,300 pubs. ...

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Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

November 15, 2018
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Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

The West of England’s largest business organisation has urged “calm compromise” from politicians over Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan to avoid what it said would be the “tremendously damaging” impact of the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal. Business West – which runs Bath Chamber of Commerce and the Bath...

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Bath businesses ready to do battle in the region’s top tourism sector awards

November 14, 2018
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Bath businesses ready to do battle in the region’s top tourism sector awards

Some of the Bath area’s most innovative tourism businesses will line up in the city’s Apex Hotel tomorrow to compete in this year’s Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards. Some 84 finalists – ranging from hotels, guest houses and pubs to visitor attractions, walking tours and festivals – have been shortlisted from across a...

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Regional group launched to empower women in design and address industry’s gender gap

November 12, 2018
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Regional group launched to empower women in design and address industry’s gender gap

A national network promoting gender equality in the design industry has launched in the South West to stage activities and events that will empower women and inspire change.  Kerning the Gap was founded three years ago in London to help support female talent in design and encourage more women to reach leadership positions.  Since...

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The LAST WORD: Bob Mytton, creative director, Mytton Williams

November 6, 2018
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The LAST WORD: Bob Mytton, creative director, Mytton Williams

Each week Bath Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Bob Mytton, co-founder and creative director of Bath-based brand and design studio Mytton Williams, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched: Moonlight – finally saw the Oscar...

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Bath Business News photo gallery: Digital Innovation Business Acceleration Hub launch

November 6, 2018
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Bath Business News photo gallery: Digital Innovation Business Acceleration Hub launch

The launch of Bath’s Digital Innovation Business Acceleration Hub (DBAH) also served as an opportunity to bring together leaders in the city’s tech sector and showcase its innovation.  The evening was opened by Prof James Bilzon, chair in Human & Applied Physiology at the University of Bath, who emphasised the importance of collaboration between...

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Future to use AI and customised messaging to get closer to its readers

November 6, 2018
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Future to use AI and customised messaging to get closer to its readers

Bath-based global media group Future is to harness the latest artificial intelligence (AI) and customised messaging technology to boost its engagement with the millions of readers of its titles. The firm, whose 200-plus publications and websites span football with FourFourTwo, music with Classic Rock, Music Week and Metal Hammer, and technology and gaming with...

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Firms pledge to support region’s young people at The Prince’s Trust annual Red Dinner

November 6, 2018
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Firms pledge to support region’s young people at The Prince’s Trust annual Red Dinner

Businesses and philanthropists from across the South West will come together this Thursday to help raise vital funds for its young people.  The annual Prince’s Trust Red Dinner has raised more than £650,000 since it was launched seven years ago, with all the proceeds going toward helping young people across the South West. This...

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Chance for Bath firms to tap into university’s world-class research prowess

November 5, 2018
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Chance for Bath firms to tap into university’s world-class research prowess

The University of Bath is calling on businesses in and around the city to discuss how they can harness its world-leading academic and scientific research to launch new products and services. The university, one of the UK’s leading research institutes, believes more businesses can benefit by collaborating on research partnerships and strategic investments. The...

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