‘No deal’ must be ruled out, urges Business West, as it warns of rising anger among firms over Brexit

January 16, 2019
‘No deal’ must be ruled out, urges Business West, as it warns of rising anger among firms over Brexit

The “overriding priority” for both the government and Parliament must be to avoid a no deal Brexit following last night’s overwhelming defeat of the Prime Minister’s deal, the region’s largest business organisation said today. Business West, which runs Bath Chamber of Commerce, said firms in the region now found themselves “facing the unwelcome prospect...

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Stone King to offer free sessions during Family Mediation Week

January 15, 2019
Stone King to offer free sessions during Family Mediation Week

Free mediation information sessions are being offered by the Bath office of law firm Stone King to people considering divorce.  The sessions with the firm’s family law and mediation team are being held as part of Family Mediation Week, which runs from January 21 to 25.  The week is staged by the Family Mediators...

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The LAST WORD: Muir Macdonald, South West chair, Institute of Directors

January 14, 2019
The LAST WORD: Muir Macdonald, South West chair, Institute of Directors

Each week Bath Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Muir Macdonald, the incoming South West chair of the Institute of Directors, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched? Apart from the Christmas James Bond TV binge...

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Survey shows sales and orders under pressure as West businesses lose faith in Govt’s Brexit plan

January 14, 2019
Survey shows sales and orders under pressure as West businesses lose faith in Govt’s Brexit plan

Nearly 40% of West of England business owners back a second Brexit referendum while just one in 10 is confident the government will secure a good deal for the UK, according to the region’s largest business survey. Worryingly, more than 40% of the senior managers and directors taking part did not know whether their...

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Ambitious growth planned by Bath investment firm following merger with rival

January 14, 2019
Ambitious growth planned by Bath investment firm following merger with rival

Bath-based boutique investment house Apollo Multi Asset Management is aiming to expand nearly five-fold after merging with a rival. Apollo has combined with Surrey-based Total Wealth Management (TWP) to create a full-service wealth proposition with £450m of assets under management. The merged firm now has ambitions to grow its managed asset portfolio to £2bn....

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From robotics to Brexit – Royds Withy King’s annual new year event looks ahead to 2019′s challenges

January 14, 2019
From robotics to Brexit – Royds Withy King’s annual new year event looks ahead to 2019′s challenges

Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King has used its traditional new year gathering for the city’s business community to highlight eight challenges that could shape the future of the economy. Ranging from electric vehicles to Brexit, the topics were identified by the firm, which has two offices in Bath, to spark debate among the...

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