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Warning to new home kitchen food firms that they must register with the council

March 11, 2022
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Warning to new home kitchen food firms that they must register with the council

New food businesses based in Bath and North East Somerset are being reminded they must register with the council’s environmental health team. The reminder follows the huge jump in the number of food firms operating from people’s homes since the onset of the pandemic.  According to the Food Standards Agency (FSA), 37% of new...

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Electric vehicle app Zap-Map revs up for overseas markets with new-look team at the wheel

March 10, 2022
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Electric vehicle app Zap-Map revs up for overseas markets with new-look team at the wheel

Zap-Map, the Good Energy majority-owned app that helps electric vehicle users find public charging points, has powered-up its senior management team as it prepares for further growth, including a drive into international markets. Richard Bourne, who joined in January 2021 as interim CEO, has been appointed to the role permanently while Nigel Pocklington, CEO...

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Stone King urges Bath firms to support Ukraine humanitarian appeal after making £10k donation

March 10, 2022
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Stone King urges Bath firms to support Ukraine humanitarian appeal after making £10k donation

More than £10,000 has been donated by Bath-headquartered national law firm Stone King to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal in aid of Ukraine. The donation from the firm’s charitable arm, the Stone King Foundation, was made as millions of people are being displaced following the brutal Russian invasion of the country.  Stone King,...

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The LAST WORD: Kate Pullinger, professor of creative writing and digital media, Bath Spa University

March 3, 2022
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The LAST WORD: Kate Pullinger, professor of creative writing and digital media, Bath Spa University

Each week Bath Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word. This week Kate Pullinger, professor of creative writing and digital media at Bath Spa University, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched? Ghostbusters Afterlife. The director of the original Ghostbusters, Ivan Reitman, died recently – I keep...

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Bootcamp course will offer chance to gain skills in machine learning and data science

March 3, 2022
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Bootcamp course will offer chance to gain skills in machine learning and data science

Bath-based coding training provider iO Academy is launching a new course in data science and machine learning for software developers of all levels – from bootcamp graduates to senior engineers.  Data science and machine learning are set to become the most in-demand skills in the careers market over the next five years, with estimates...

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Further expansion for Truespeed’s network as it ventures into North Somerset for first time

March 3, 2022
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Further expansion for Truespeed’s network as it ventures into North Somerset for first time

Bath-based full fibre broadband provider Truespeed has added two more towns to its growing network as it makes its debut in North Somerset. The firm, which is on a mission to connect underserved communities across the South West, has started rolling out its gigabit broadband service to Portishead and Clevedon, taking it to the...

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FareShare South West elected charity of the year by members of regional PR organisation

February 28, 2022
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FareShare South West elected charity of the year by members of regional PR organisation

Members of the South West region of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) have voted for FareShare South West to be its charity of the year for 2022-2023. FareShare, which helps to tackle food poverty across the region by redistributing surplus food took the top spot in a closely contested poll run on...

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Bath firms come out top in regional tourism awards that recognised excellence in challenging times

February 25, 2022
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Bath firms come out top in regional tourism awards that recognised excellence in challenging times

Hotels, restaurants and hospitality businesses from the Bath area have dominated the region’s most prestigious tourism awards. Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa in Colerne come away with five accolades in the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards while No.15 by GuestHouse, Bath, landed three.  They were the front runners among a strong field of contenders...

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Programme will offer Bath firms unique chance to help equip city’s young people with green skills

February 24, 2022
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Programme will offer Bath firms unique chance to help equip city’s young people with green skills

Bath businesses are being invited to support a transformational skills programme that will create opportunities in the green economy for young people from the city. Green Skills for Jobs and Entrepreneurship has been launched against a backdrop of economic recovery following the Covid pandemic and the demand for 50,000 new jobs in the region by...

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Truespeed strengthens senior management team with new director of marketing & sales

February 24, 2022
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Truespeed strengthens senior management team with new director of marketing & sales

The former head of acquisition at communications giant O2 has joined Bath-based full fibre broadband provider Truespeed as its new director of marketing & sales. Melanie Hunter-Yell, pictured, will focus on enhancing Truespeed’s brand and engaging with customers as the firm continues on its mission of expanding its ultrafast network to underserved communities across...

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