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Professional group vice-president role for founder of Somerset cosmetic medicine business

July 22, 2014
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Professional group vice-president role for founder of Somerset cosmetic medicine business

Dr Beatriz Molina, founder of Somerset-based aesthetic medicine company Medikas, has been appointed vice-president of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BACM). Dr Molina, who launched the business in Street in 2005 and opened a Bath clinic in 2011, is known as an international expert and speaker on non-surgical cosmetic medicine. BCAM aims to...

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Bath solicitor one of youngest to take up role on specialist Law Society committee

July 21, 2014
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Bath solicitor one of youngest to take up role on specialist Law Society committee

A solicitor from law firm Withy King's Bath office has become one of the youngest to be appointed to the Law Society’s Wills and Equity Committee. With just two years’ post qualification experience, Holly Mieville-Hawkins, pictured, is already making a name for herself as an expert in the field of Court of Protection work....

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Bath Spa University honours ‘Dragon’ Deborah Meaden for services to business

July 18, 2014
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Bath Spa University honours ‘Dragon’ Deborah Meaden for services to business

Somerset-based serial entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den regular Deborah Meaden is today receiving an honorary degree from Bath Spa University – one of five presented this week during its annual graduation ceremonies. Other recipients are former Bath Spa governors Stella Pirie OBE and Mary Toman, artist Michael Craig-Martin CBE and American saxophonist, composer and arranger...

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Bath tech firm Actual Experience strengthens board with appointment of former OFT chief

July 11, 2014
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Former Office of Fair Trading and Oftel director general Sir Bryan Carsberg has joined fast-growing Bath-based tech firm Actual Experience as a non-executive director. Sir Bryan, one of the leading figures in the UK communications industry, has held board positions with Cable & Wireless, Inmarsat and RM. He has been instrumental in introducing competition...

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Bath media group Future appoints ex-Tesco finance boss as it continues to cut costs

July 9, 2014
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Bath media group Future appoints ex-Tesco finance boss as it continues to cut costs

Tesco’s former financial controller Richard Haley is to join Bath-based media group Future as its chief financial officer and company secretary. Mr Haley, pictured, who takes up his new role on October 1, is currently finance director for Tesco Extras UK. The announcement of his appointment comes as Future, best known for its computer...

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New South West practice head for Grant Thornton as it starts fresh phase of investment in region

July 7, 2014
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New South West practice head for Grant Thornton as it starts fresh phase of investment in region

Accountancy group Grant Thornton has appointed Tim Lincoln as practice leader for the South West region. He succeeds John Golding, who will continue to lead the firm’s South West public sector assurance practice. Meanwhile Allister Weir, a director in the firm’s regional tax team, becomes a partner. The changes mark the beginning of a...

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Planning director joins Nash Partnership in Bath

July 4, 2014
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Planning director joins Nash Partnership in Bath

Bath-based multi-disciplinary built environment practice Nash Partnership has appointed Mike Fox as a planning director planning director. He will work alongside director of planning and regeneration Mel Clinton to develop the national and regional spread of the practice’s planning consultancy work. Mike, pictured, brings 11 years of experience in handling complex planning, urban design...

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Growth at automotive staff development firm RTS accelerates with three new joiners

June 27, 2014
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A trio of new recruits have joined expanding specialist learning and development consultancy RTS Group. The Chippenham-based company, which creates and delivers learning and development programmes for automotive manufacturers, now has approaching 50 staff as well as more than 200 associates around the globe. Founded in 1989, it recently received a £50,000 grant from...

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Top corporate lawyer joins Bath firm Stone King to strengthen its business team

June 19, 2014
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Top corporate lawyer joins Bath firm Stone King to strengthen its business team

Law firm Stone King, which has an office in Bath, has appointed experienced corporate lawyer Miguel Pereira to its expanding business team. Miguel, pictured, joins from London, Oxford and Cardiff firm Lewis Silkin, where he was a partner in the corporate team. Although his main focus is in mergers and acquisitions and general corporate...

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US housing study earns GreenSquare director Winston Churchill medallion

June 5, 2014
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US housing study earns GreenSquare director Winston Churchill medallion

The development director at GreenSquare, the Chippenham-headquartered social housing and care provider, has received a Winston Churchill medallion for researching affordable housing in the US. Vic O’Brien’s study, undertaken through the Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship, looked at the US’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit system (LIHTC) with a view to seeing if a similar...

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