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Waste management group snaps up innovative recycling firm

November 2, 2016
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Waste management group snaps up innovative recycling firm

Pioneering recycling business Moore’s has been acquired by a Wiltshire waste management group in a deal handled by the Bath office of regional law firm Thrings. Family-run Moore’s Recycling collects and recycles waste plastic, packaging and cardboard from national blue-chip clients such as DHL, Coca Cola, Bernard Matthews, Argos and Marks & Spencer. It is...

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More legal mergers on the way as competition intensifies, survey shows

October 28, 2016
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More legal mergers on the way as competition intensifies, survey shows

Mergers and acquisitions among the region’s law firms could intensify next year, according to new legal sector research, with nearly half expecting to be involved in deals. The latest annual legal market survey from accountancy, investment management and tax group Smith & Williamson reveals that 43% of law firms in the South West are...

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£18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant due to get green light this evening

July 28, 2016
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£18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant due to get green light this evening

The go-ahead for a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point is expected to be announced this evening, triggering a multi-billion pound boost for the West of England’s economy. The board of French energy company EDF is expected to approve the £18bn plant – which will take 10 years to build – later today...

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Bath agency boss in running for prestigious national Institute of Directors award

July 21, 2016
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Bath agency boss in running for prestigious national Institute of Directors award

Bath marketing agency Mr B & Friends’ founder Simon Barbato is to compete at national level in the coveted Institute of Directors (IoD) 2016 Director of the Year Awards. Simon, pictured, was named South West IoD Director of the Year at last month’s regional IoD Director of the Year awards.  He will now go head-to-head against...

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Trio of joiners boost Savills’ retail, property management and healthcare teams

March 2, 2016
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Property agency Savills has made three appointments in its South West-based retail, property management and healthcare teams. Alex Kalebic, pictured right, joins as an associate director from Cooke & Arkwright in Cardiff where he spent more than eight years working in the retail and leisure department. At Savills, he will work on retail and...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

February 14, 2016
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Monday 15 February Interim: City of London Investment Group Finals: Acacia Mining, Amino Technologies, Fidessa, Hammerson, Reckitt Benckiser EGM: Redefine International Economics: Rightmove house prices Tuesday 16 February Interims: Filtronic, Gemfields, Hargreaves Services, Mucklow (A&J) Finals: Afarak, Anglo American, Spectris AGM: MedicX Fund EGMs: Berkeley, Vitesse Media Economics: Consumer price index, Retail price index,...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

November 7, 2015
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Monday 9 November Finals: Carr’s, Lonmin Interims: Falanx, Redcentric Trading statements: Aggreko, Dignity, Hiscox, John Laing Infrastructure, Lonmin AGM: DX    Tuesday 10 November Final: BowLeven Interims: Aveva, BTG, Energy Assets, Experian, Hayward Tyler, Land Securities, Liontrust Asset Management, National Grid, Oxford Instruments, Penna Consulting, Premier Foods, Speedy Hire, Trifast, Vodafone Trading statements: Drax, ITV,...

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Trio of new arrivals bolsters Colliers International’s South West office

September 10, 2015
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Trio of new arrivals bolsters Colliers International’s South West office

Property agency and real estate firm Colliers International has expanded its South West regional office with three new appointments. Business rates specialist Steve Plowman has been appointed as a director, covering the South West and South Wales. He joins Colliers’ rating team with 27 years’ experience spanning retail and mineral valuations. This includes seven...

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Bath Business Blog: Emily Eccles, solicitor, Mogers Drewett. Plan ahead to avoid travel disruption derailing your business

August 7, 2015
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Bath Business Blog: Emily Eccles, solicitor, Mogers Drewett. Plan ahead to avoid travel disruption derailing your business

By Emily Eccles, solicitor, commercial & employment, at Mogers Drewett. Industrial action resulting in travel disruption, such as the recent Tube and railways strikes, as well as adverse weather conditions can all impact on your ability to get to your place of work on time, or at all. Ultimately employers are able to use...

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Bath area manufacturers urged to air their views on skills gap in major new survey

July 17, 2015
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Bath area manufacturers urged to air their views on skills gap in major new survey

Accountancy firm Monahans, which has five offices in and around Bath, is encouraging the area’s manufacturers to have their say on the effect of the engineering skills gap as part of a major industry survey. The firm is backing the survey, which has been launched by MHA, the association of accountancy and business advisory...

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