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Royds Withy King team gets boutique Bath fitness studio up and running

August 16, 2018
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Royds Withy King team gets boutique Bath fitness studio up and running

Leisure industry experts from Bath-headquartered regional law firm Royds Withy King have helped a premium fitness studio open in central Bath. Highly experienced personal trainer and lifestyle coach Arron Collins-Thomas, whose track record includes working at Somerset prestigious members’ club and hotel Babington House, has launched Toniq to provide a high-end group exercise experience...

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Bath Business Blog: Ian Bell, executive director, Bath Chamber of Commerce & Initiative. Let’s do the Bath quickstep

August 16, 2018
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Bath Business Blog: Ian Bell, executive director, Bath Chamber of Commerce & Initiative. Let’s do the Bath quickstep

If Bath were a dance I think it would be the waltz. Serene and smooth with the unfailing rhythm of slow, slow, quick, quick, slow. And the good news for business is that we seem to be moving into the “quick, quick” section of the dance, when we can hopefully see real strides forward. ...

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More time to get happy as deadline extended for awards that showcase region’s enlightened workplaces

August 16, 2018
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More time to get happy as deadline extended for awards that showcase region’s enlightened workplaces

Forward-thinking Bath firms that put their staff’s wellbeing front and centre now have more time to enter the South West’s only awards that champion workplace happiness. The deadline for the competition, now in its fourth year, has been extended into next month due to an unprecedented number of entrants.  The South West Happiest Workplace...

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French connection could generate cross-Channel nuclear sector boost for Bath firms

August 13, 2018
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French connection could generate cross-Channel nuclear sector boost for Bath firms

Bath firms operating in the nuclear sector could benefit from an agreement between industry organisations in South West England and Normandy in France which aims to create jobs, unlock opportunities and attract new investment to both regions. The memorandum of understanding between Nuclear South West and Nucleopolis potentially connects companies with £50bn worth of...

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Dedicated website launched to help generate growth for Bath’s scale-up businesses

August 13, 2018
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Dedicated website launched to help generate growth for Bath’s scale-up businesses

Bath’s fast-growth businesses can find all the information they need to help them expand in one place following the launch of the West of England’s first scale-up generator website. The site, which has been created by the Engine Shed innovation centre in Bristol in partnership with the West of England Growth Hub, includes The...

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Curo teams up with Bellway in £28m deal to build affordable homes across the West of England

August 8, 2018
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Curo teams up with Bellway in £28m deal to build affordable homes across the West of England

A £28m deal between Bath-based housing association Curo and national housebuilder Bellway will enable more than 170 families to move into new affordable homes across the West of England. The agreement is the first of its kind for both Curo and Bellway’s South West division and will make Curo the sole provider of affordable...

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Interest rate rise divides business groups – with IoD calling it ‘ill-judged’ but CBI defending Bank

August 3, 2018
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Interest rate rise divides business groups – with IoD calling it ‘ill-judged’ but CBI defending Bank

Business groups are divided over the need for yesterdey’s 0.25% increase in interest rates by the Bank of England. The move, which took the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75%, is only the only the second time the Bank has hiked the cost of borrowing since the economy crashed 10 years ago.  Most economic...

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Planning green light for Bath’s ‘once in a generation’ Quays North development

August 3, 2018
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Planning green light for Bath’s ‘once in a generation’ Quays North development

Bath’s Quays North development, which aims to create a much-needed new showpiece office park for the city, has received outline planning consent from Bath & North East Somerset Council (B&NES). The 2.2-hectare site, which will also include at least 70 new homes and a new car park, forms a part of the Bath Quays...

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Dorothy House gets major fundraising boost from its year as HPH’s chosen charity

August 3, 2018
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Dorothy House gets major fundraising boost from its year as HPH’s chosen charity

Bath commercial property firm HPH has raised more than £5,000 for Dorothy House Hospice Care, its chosen charity of the year. Staff at the company, based on Kingsmead Square, have completed a range of fundraising activities over the past 12 months for the local hospice, which cares for people with life-limiting illnesses as well...

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Son joins father at Bath’s Green Park Brasserie to take on marketing and strategy role

August 3, 2018
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Son joins father at Bath’s Green Park Brasserie to take on marketing and strategy role

Bath restaurant Green Park Brasserie has appointed Alex Peters as director of marketing and strategy for the business. Alex, pictured, has a background in marketing, having previously worked agency side and in-house at the British Museum, where he spent two-and-a-half years as a producer and senior producer working on digital content, editorial and design. ...

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