The LAST WORD: Markas Gilmartin, founding partner, Epoch Wealth Management

September 5, 2014
The LAST WORD: Markas Gilmartin, founding partner, Epoch Wealth Management

Each week Bath Business News lets a prominent member of the area’s business community have the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Dr Markas Gilmartin, founding partner of Epoch Wealth Management, answers our 10 questions What was the LAST: Film you watched? Dead Man’s Shoes. It’s a hard-hitting British revenge thriller with a great music score, great acting...

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Commitment to diversity earns major award nomination for Wincanton HR director

September 5, 2014
Commitment to diversity earns major award nomination for Wincanton HR director

Julie Welch, HR director of Chippenham-based logistics firm Wincanton, has been shortlisted in a major national awards scheme for her long-term efforts to champion diversity and equality in the business. HR magazine’s prestigious Most Influential Practitioner of the Year Award recognises HR professionals who have had the greatest influence in the field of people...

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Media industry first for Future with digital offer to its magazine buyers

September 5, 2014
Media industry first for Future with digital offer to its magazine buyers

Future, the Bath-based media group currently undergoing a major restructuring, has broken new ground in the industry by launching a promotion giving buyers of its print titles a free digital edition. All issues of its magazines on sale this month will have the option of a free digital edition. No other publisher has attempted...

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IPL to develop red-tape busting IT system for Government contracts

September 5, 2014
IPL to develop red-tape busting IT system for Government contracts

Bath-based IT services company IPL has been appointed to help develop a new system that makes it easier for small firms to bid for Government contracts. The new version of Contracts Finder will support commercial reforms introduced under the Government’s flagship programme aiming to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Government wants to...

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Bath Business Blog: Adam Powell, director of skills, West of England LEP. Does your business have the right skills to grow?

September 5, 2014
Bath Business Blog: Adam Powell, director of skills, West of England LEP. Does your business have the right skills to grow?

By Adam Powell, director of skills, West of England LEP What will your business look like three years from now? Do your existing staff have the right mix of skills to help your business flourish? Do you have the right recruitment and workforce development strategy in place? If you find any of these questions...

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Sir James Dyson launches the robot vacuum that cleans while you’re out

September 5, 2014
Sir James Dyson launches the robot vacuum that cleans while you’re out

Inventor Sir James Dyson has unveiled his firm’s latest innovative appliance aimed at revolutionising household chores – a powerful robot vacuum cleaner that works even when its owner isn’t home. Launched to great fanfare in Tokyo yesterday by Bath-based Sir James, and using technology developed at Dyson’s world-beating Malmesbury research and development centre, the...

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