Museums and hotel fly the flag for Bath in major tourism industry awards

July 31, 2020
Museums and hotel fly the flag for Bath in major tourism industry awards

Two Bath visitor attractions and one of the area’s top hotels have been named among the country’s best in the finals of the VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence.  The Roman Baths & Pump Room are shortlisted in two categories – Large Visitor Attraction of the Year and International Tourism category – while the city’s Herschel...

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1pm keeps tyre recycling firm on the road with £100k business interruption loan

July 30, 2020
1pm keeps tyre recycling firm on the road with £100k business interruption loan

1pm, the Bath-based specialist small business lender, has stepped in to support a tyre recycling firm  with a £100,000 facility under the government-backed coronavirus loan initiative. The financial support for AC Tyres, which offers sustainable tyre disposal services across the UK, is the latest loan arranged by 1pm under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan...

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Surveys point to slow recovery for South West firms as they emerge from lockdown

July 30, 2020
Surveys point to slow recovery for South West firms as they emerge from lockdown

Most firms in the South West remain cautious about their prospects as the coronavirus lockdown eases, according to the results of three business surveys released this week – but the region’s small manufacturers appear to be leading the bounce back. The surveys paint a mixed picture of the outlook over the next few months,...

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Wincanton accelerates drive into home shopping market with new eFulfilment centre

July 29, 2020
Wincanton accelerates drive into home shopping market with new eFulfilment centre

Logistics group Wincanton is looking to take a bigger share of the online growth in the home, and health and beauty sectors by opening a new dedicated eCommerce facility. Chippenham-based Wincanton will operate the facility in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, under its W2 digital banner, with plans for further investment in cloud-fulfilment systems and robotics.  The...

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Hotels’ post-pandemic marketing puts off potential guests, according to University of Bath research

July 28, 2020
Hotels’ post-pandemic marketing puts off potential guests, according to University of Bath research

Hotels should build an emotional attachment with potential visitors in their marketing to attract them rather than promote their post Covid-19 cleanliness, University of Bath research has found. The study, which also involved researchers from two other universities, showed that crisis communications emphasising shared emotional responses to risks enabled tourists to ‘humanise’ the hotel.  This...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 26, 2020
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Monday July 27 Final: Bilby Interim: Ascential Tuesday July 28 Finals: Design Group, Games Workshop Interims: Fresnillo, Greggs, Quartix Holdings, St James's Place Trading announcement: Sanne Group Economic announcement: CBI distributive trade survey Wednesday July 29 Interims: Aptitude, Aston Martin Lagonda, Dignity, Drax, Jupiter Fund Management, PISC Magnit, Rathbone, Rio Tinto, Seplat Petroleum, Smith & Nephew, Smufit Kappa, Taylor Wimpey, Unite...

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