People

New regional business banking director appointed by NatWest

May 23, 2016
By
New regional business banking director appointed by NatWest

NatWest has promoted Chris Preston to the role of regional managing director – business banking, for the South West and Wales. Chris, pictured, who has worked for NatWest for 30 years, was previously the bank’s South West regional director – business banking. In his new role he will oversee NatWest’s support for businesses with...

Read more »

Two Bath area bosses in the running for IoD South West Director of the Year Awards

May 19, 2016
By
index

Simon Barbato, founder and CEO of Bath-based brand, digital and marketing agency Mr B & Friends, and Brady George, managing director of Keynsham-based facilities management company Almeda Facilities, have been shortlisted for the Institute of Directors (IoD) South West regional Director of the Year Awards. Simon, pictured, founded Mr B & Friends 10 years ago...

Read more »

Partner role for Mowbray Woodwards’ Solicitor of the Year

May 19, 2016
By
Partner role for Mowbray Woodwards’ Solicitor of the Year

Bath-based law firm Mowbray Woodwards has promoted Daniela Nickols, its Solicitor of the Year for 2015, to partner.   Daniela, pictured, joined the firm in 2013 as an associate solicitor in the family law team and quickly proved herself to be an outstanding legal practitioner. She specialises in public law proceedings representing children directly or through their guardians.  Daniela also has in-depth experience...

Read more »

Four promotions at Bilfinger GVA’s regional office bolsters its client-facing teams

May 10, 2016
By
Four promotions at Bilfinger GVA’s regional office bolsters its client-facing teams

Commercial property adviser Bilfinger GVA has made four promotions in its South West office as it looks to strengthen its client-facing teams during a period of sustained growth. Tim Scruton, who heads the regional building team, becomes senior director while James Craven, a specialist in PRS (private rented sector) is promoted to director within...

Read more »

First appointments made by Thrings to new legal director role – along with four new partners

May 10, 2016
By
First appointments made by Thrings to new legal director role – along with four new partners

Regional law firm Thrings has made the first appointments to a new role in its career structure, promoting four senior solicitors to the position of legal director. The appointments are part of the firm’s annual round of promotions and include Bath-based commercial property expert Charles Wakefield. Also promoted are commercial property experts Robert Barnes,...

Read more »

Growth continues at Almeda Facilities with appointment of experienced financial controller

May 9, 2016
By
Growth continues at Almeda Facilities with appointment of experienced financial controller

Stephen Chang has joined facilities and property management company Almeda as financial controller. Stephen, pictured, arrives at the Keynsham-based family business from IT managed service provider Adapt, where he worked in a senior management accountant role. While at Adapt he helped establish the finance function and grow the business from £50m to £60m turnover....

Read more »

Lloyds Bank bolsters its support to regional education sector

May 5, 2016
By
Lloyds Bank bolsters its support to regional education sector

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has strengthened its services to education establishments in the South West with the appointment of Christina Winter and Clare Thomas as specialist education relationship managers. The pair will each work with a broad range of education clients across the region offering tailored guidance and support. Christina joins the education team...

Read more »

Sunday Times Top 250 IFAs ranking for Epoch partner

May 5, 2016
By
Sunday Times Top 250 IFAs ranking for Epoch partner

A founding partner of Bath-based Epoch Wealth Management has been included in a list of the UK’s top 250 independent financial advisers published in The Sunday Times. Markas Gilmartin, pictured, who has more than 20 years’ industry experience as a financial planner, is featured in the prestigious list based on positive reviews from the...

Read more »

Four new faces at automotive learning and development agency RTS Group

May 4, 2016
By
Four new faces at automotive learning and development agency RTS Group

Automotive sector learning and development agency RTS Group is driving up its headcount by taking on four new staff. The recruits at the Chippenham-based firm – Simon Snowdon, Debra Pitchford, Clare Campbell and Shaun Targett – will be working in its teams supporting Mazda, Nissan and Mercedes-Benz. Simon Snowdon has been appointed programme and...

Read more »

Not-for-profit specialist joins Monahans as partner as sector continues to grow

April 28, 2016
By
Not-for-profit specialist joins Monahans as partner as sector continues to grow

West of England chartered accountancy firm Monahans has appointed James Gare as a partner. James, pictured, has joined from London and the South East firm MacIntyre Hudson, bringing with him more than 15 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, including charities and academies. He said: “Monahans’ expertise and reputation in the sector, as well...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across the Bath area for just £75 a month. Email info@bath-business.net for more information.