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Business festival promises to bring Bath firms together virtually to boost city’s recovery

July 3, 2020
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Business festival promises to bring Bath firms together virtually to boost city’s recovery

Bath is to stage its first virtual business festival to help firms in the city start to bounce back from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Taking place on July 22, Bath Business Festival (BBF) will celebrate the city’s business offering as well as giving its firms a unique chance to meet, learn, share,...

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Waitrose home delivery contract gives Wincanton poll position in fast-growing market

July 3, 2020
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Waitrose home delivery contract gives Wincanton poll position in fast-growing market

Logistics company Wincanton has struck what it has called a ‘transformational’ deal with supermarket group Waitrose to create a customer fulfilment centre for its online grocery deliveries. In a first for the industry, Chippenham-headquartered Wincanton, which has worked with Waitrose for 20 years, will develop and operate the centre to handle 25,000 deliveries a...

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Gloom lifts slightly as survey shows marked bounce back in business confidence in South West

July 3, 2020
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Gloom lifts slightly as survey shows marked bounce back in business confidence in South West

Business confidence has bounced back stronger in the South West than any other part of the UK, according to a new survey – but many firms remain gloomy and one in 10 expects to stay closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The monthly Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking had shown a huge...

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Social distancing measures in place at Apex Hotel as it prepares to throw doors open again

July 2, 2020
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Social distancing measures in place at Apex Hotel as it prepares to throw doors open again

Bath’s Apex Hotel is taking bookings ahead of reopening later this month with social distancing and other measures in place to safeguard guests. The 177-bed, £50m hotel is one of four hotels in the 10-strong national Apex chain due to come out of lockdown on July 20.  Apex said the reopening date – around the...

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Thrings continues recruitment drive with two senior appointments

July 2, 2020
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Thrings continues recruitment drive with two senior appointments

Regional law firm Thrings has appointed two senior associates - succession and tax expert Gavin Smith and commercial property specialist Natalie Day – to advise the firm’s fast-growing portfolio of land development and private wealth clients. Gavin, who joins Thrings’ Bath office, advises on all aspects of private client law, including succession and estate planning, tax,...

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Financial resilience programme launched to prepare small firms for post Covid-19 business life

July 2, 2020
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Financial resilience programme launched to prepare small firms for post Covid-19 business life

Bath’s small businesses are being offered the chance to get free help to manage their finances in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to a new programme launched by West of England Mayor Tim Bowles. The accountancy support programme is being delivered in partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and...

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Pack aimed at easing stress of care home registration launched by Royds Withy King

July 1, 2020
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Pack aimed at easing stress of care home registration launched by Royds Withy King

Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King has teamed up with a company providing management toolkits for care providers to create a comprehensive care home registration pack. The pack, which will be free to download, includes all the necessary tools to successfully register a new CQC (Care Quality Commission) regulated social care organisation in a...

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Agents for £8m luxury Bath hotel expect ‘significant interest’ as it stays closed to guests

July 1, 2020
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Agents for £8m luxury Bath hotel expect ‘significant interest’ as it stays closed to guests

Bath’s four-star Lansdown Grove Hotel has been put on the market with a £8m-plus price tag just over a month after its parent group went into administration. The 61-room hotel, pictured, on Lansdown Road was part of the Country Living Hotel group, whose overall owner the Specialist Leisure Group, which ceased trading in May...

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Student flats plan for former warehouse would also give new home to charity occupier

June 26, 2020
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Student flats plan for former warehouse would also give new home to charity occupier

Developers are seeking to demolish a former industrial building on Bath’s Lower Bristol Road now used as a charity warehouse to build a £10m mixed-use scheme with commercial space and student housing. Bath-based property firm Longacre has teamed up with Welsh developer and investor Watkin Property Ventures to submit the plans to Bath &...

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Finance hub launched to connect borrowers, lenders and investors – without the hard sell or jargon

June 25, 2020
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Finance hub launched to connect borrowers, lenders and investors – without the hard sell or jargon

An online service promising impartial financial advice for Bath firms on funding options has been launched by Business West, the region’s largest business organisation. According to Business West, which runs Bath Chamber of Commerce, its Finance Hub will be free from confusing jargon or any hard sell, enabling businesses to decide what sort of...

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