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Bath Business Blog: Donna Kehoe, regional agent, Bank of England. Take note – our new ‘plastic’ fiver arrives next week

September 9, 2016
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Bath Business Blog: Donna Kehoe, regional agent, Bank of England. Take note – our new ‘plastic’ fiver  arrives next week

By Donna Kehoe, the Bank of England’s agent for the South West of England. These days most of us are used to paying with ‘plastic’. And from next week that will be true even for some of the purchases we make with cash. On Tuesday a new £5 note featuring the image of former...

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West firms show resilience on sales and jobs despite confidence plunging to four-year low

September 2, 2016
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West firms show resilience on sales and jobs despite confidence plunging to four-year low

Confidence among West of England firms has slumped to its lowest level since 2012 as they continue to react to the EU referendum, according to a new survey. The latest quarterly ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor (BCM), which gauges how businesses view the economic prospects facing them over coming year, shows confidence falling into negative...

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Excitement building ahead of next month’s Bath Business Show

September 2, 2016
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Excitement building ahead of next month’s Bath Business Show

Hundreds of business owners from across the West of England are expected to attend the annual Bath Business Show next month as it returns bigger and better than previous years. Last year’s sold out event attracted more than 450 delegates and 55 exhibitors and organisers believe this year’s show on October 14 will be...

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Survey points to stagnation as West firms’ confidence falls and spending plans are put on hold

August 19, 2016
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Survey points to stagnation as West firms’ confidence falls and spending plans are put on hold

Confidence among West of England firms has dropped significantly following the vote to leave the European Union, according to one of the first regional surveys conducted since the historic referendum result. A third of businesses expect sales to flatline over the next 12 months while more than half plan no new recruitment over the...

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Nine reasons why Bath Business News is essential reading for anyone serious about business

August 12, 2016
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Nine reasons why Bath Business News is essential reading for anyone serious about business

No other news service in the Bath area can compete with Bath Business News for authoritative, independent online business news and information. Here are 9 reasons why Bath Business News is essential reading for anyone serious about business.  1) We have a strong track record of quality journalism and news coverage dating back more than 30 years. Our award-winning editor Robert Buckland...

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Budget 2016: As it happened

March 16, 2016
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Chancellor started speaking at 12:34 He opened by saying he will report on an economy growing faster than any other major economy and a deficit falling each year and on course for a budget surplus. Economy was strong because he did not support short-term fixes. But he warned world economy is weak. "In this...

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Bath Business News

December 24, 2015
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Bath Business News

Bath Business News wishes its readers, subscribers and advertisers a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year. We will continue to provide the city’s most authoritative business news, information and analysis throughout the festive period. Our next weekly Bath Business News e-bulletin will be published on Friday, January 8.

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Key post-Christmas date in self-assessment calendar could help spread a little New Year tax cheer

December 22, 2015
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Key post-Christmas date in self-assessment calendar could help spread a little New Year tax cheer

Many thousands of people who owe extra tax can effectively ask the taxman to spread the cost – interest free – over 12 months provided they file their online return by December 30. According to experts at accountancy, investment management and tax group Smith & Williamson, many of those who pay tax under self-assessment...

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Autumn Statement 2015: Main points

November 25, 2015
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Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his Autumn Statement and Spending Review. These are the main points: Chancellor says five years ago UK economy was in crisis. Debt will fall this year. £12bn of welfare savings will be delivered in full. Britain has grown faster than any other G7 countries since 2010. Economy is predicted...

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Top 50 social media influencers ranking for Bath Spa Education Institute dean

October 23, 2015
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Top 50 social media influencers ranking for Bath Spa Education Institute dean

The Bath Spa Institute for Education’s dean Dr Kate Reynolds has been named as one of the top 50 social media influencers in higher education. Dr Reynolds, pictured, who Tweets as @BathSpaEdDean, was recognised for her use of social media in the development of the Bath Spa Institute for Education, which has evolved from...

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