Old Mill’s financial planning team gains BSI best-practice certification

July 1, 2015
Old Mill’s financial planning team gains BSI best-practice certification

West Country accountants and financial planners Old Mill has become one of only 19 firms in the UK to meet an internationally recognised standard for providing financial advice. The firm, which has offices in Melksham and Wells, has completed the certification programme for BS 8577 – a framework for financial advice and planning services...

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Networking event will give Bath’s new MP overview of city’s property and construction sectors

July 1, 2015
Networking event will give Bath’s new MP overview of city’s property and construction sectors

Recently-elected Bath MP Ben Howlett will be the special guest at the second in a series of property and construction networking events in the city. Mr Howlett, pictured, will hold a question-and-answer session with local property professionals at the event to gain a clearer picture of the city’s property and construction sector.   The...

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Halfords appoints Wincanton to run its national distribution network

July 1, 2015
Halfords appoints Wincanton to run its national distribution network

Wincanton, the Chippenham-based logistics group, has won a major contract with car parts and bike retail chain Halfords to be sole operator of its national transport contract. Under the contract, which goes live this summer, Wincanton will operate more than 80 vehicles distributing Halfords products from its base in Coventry, as well as five...

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Two more solar farms get green light from Good Energy

June 30, 2015
Two more solar farms get green light from Good Energy

Renewable electricity group Good Energy is to commission two more solar farms. The Chippenham-based firm said it would add the 5MW sites to its existing four solar farms, taking its total generating capacity to 30MW – enough to serve more than 7,000 homes. Planning approvals for the new sites at Lower End, near Devizes,...

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World’s first for Good Energy as it plugs into Bristol’s local currency

June 29, 2015
World’s first for Good Energy as it plugs into Bristol’s local currency

Renewable electricity firm Good Energy has become the world’s first energy company to accept a local currency after allowing customers to pay their energy bills using Bristol Pounds. The Chippenham-based firm, which supplies 100% renewable electricity to homes and businesses across the UK, said the move underlined its commitment to sustainability. The Bristol Pound...

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Bath Business News photo gallery: IoD South West Director of the Year Awards

June 29, 2015
Bath Business News photo gallery: IoD South West Director of the Year Awards

The recent ninth annual Institute of Directors Director of the Year awards, staged at Bordeaux Quay, Bristol. Photos by Clint Randall www.pixelprphotography.co.uk All the awards winners with ceremony host Laura Rawlings, centre Director of the Year Award winner Julie Moore with ceremony host Laura Rawlings and Mark Bennett of sponsors HSBC Stephen Jackson of...

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