Altus steps up to sponsor top bobsleigh team frozen out of official UK sports funding

January 14, 2021
Altus steps up to sponsor top bobsleigh team frozen out of official UK sports funding

Bath-based financial services software and consultancy services provider Altus has agreed to sponsor Great Britain’s top bobsleigh crew after being motivated by their enthusiasm and their energy. Team Bobsleigh Brad, which is made up of six world-class athletes and led by Bath-based number one bobsleigh pilot Bradley Hall, finished sixth in the overall world...

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Support sought for group aiming to bridge digital divide made worse by Covid

January 13, 2021
Support sought for group aiming to bridge digital divide made worse by Covid

Bath area firms are being urged to join a scheme that aims to bridge a digital divide made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic by refurbishing laptops and donating them to disadvantaged families. Wiltshire Digital Drive was launched last year by a group of businesses in Bath and West Wiltshire working on a pro bono...

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Bath Spa graduate’s inspired-by-nature motorbike bracket wins global 3D printing challenge

January 12, 2021
Bath Spa graduate’s inspired-by-nature motorbike bracket wins global 3D printing challenge

A graduate of Bath Spa University has won an international 3D printing competition, landing $25,000 (£18,350) worth of investment to turn his idea for a special motorbike bracket into reality. Heath Townsend discovered his passion for problem solving while studying for a BA (Hons) at Bath Spa. He has since gone on to launch...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

January 10, 2021
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Monday January 11 Trading announcements: Abcam, Signature Aviation Group AGM: Honye Financial Services Tuesday January 12 Interims: Accrol Group Holdings, Games Workshop Group, Gateley (Holdings) Trading announcements: Ferrexpo, JD Sports Fashion, Nichols, Rathbone Bros, THG Plc, Vistry Group, XP Power AGMs: Carr’s Group, Myanmar Inv International Wednesday January 13 Final: Shoe Zone Interim: Kromek Group Q4 result: PageGroup Trading announcements: Just Eat, Persimmon,...

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Planning inspector overrules council on city student accommodation development

January 8, 2021
Planning inspector overrules council on city student accommodation development

Bath & North East Somerset Council’s policy of limiting new student accommodation around the city has been dealt a blow after a planning inspector gave the go-ahead for a scheme on a former industrial site. The council had refused permission for the development, pictured, on the Plumb Center site on Locksbrook Road in August...

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Bath Unlimited campaign extended to showcase 21 businesses putting city on the global map in 2021

January 8, 2021
Bath Unlimited campaign extended to showcase 21 businesses putting city on the global map in 2021

Twenty-one firms that represent Bath’s innovative business culture and talented workforce will be highlighted this year as the city’s Bath Unlimited campaign is stepped up. Bath Unlimited was launched last October to support the city’s Invest in Bath inward investment arm in attracting businesses to the area by celebrating some of its dynamic, successful,...

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