Good Energy powers ahead in electric vehicle market by increasing stake in Zap-Map app

June 25, 2020
Good Energy powers ahead in electric vehicle market by increasing stake in Zap-Map app

Clean energy group Good Energy has taken effective control of Zap-Map, the popular app for the UK’s 300,000 electric vehicle (EV) drivers in which it bought a minority stake last year. Chippenham-based Good Energy snapped up a 12.9% share in Zap-Map’s parent company Next Green Car in March last year for just over £1m...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

June 25, 2020
Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May and Bath Business News team up to bring you the top national finance stories. Could the Chancellor cut taxes for businesses?  Temporary measures set to be announced in early July ‘fiscal event’. Click here to find out more What to expect from a tax investigation As HMRC...

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Finance hub launched to connect borrowers, lenders and investors – without the hard sell or jargon

June 25, 2020
Finance hub launched to connect borrowers, lenders and investors – without the hard sell or jargon

An online service promising impartial financial advice for Bath firms on funding options has been launched by Business West, the region’s largest business organisation. According to Business West, which runs Bath Chamber of Commerce, its Finance Hub will be free from confusing jargon or any hard sell, enabling businesses to decide what sort of...

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Better train services signalled for Bath commuters as MetroWest rail project is extended

June 25, 2020
Better train services signalled for Bath commuters as MetroWest rail project is extended

More frequent train services in the Bath area are a step closer following the expansion of a major project aimed at improving rail links and easing overcrowding across the West of England. The MetroWest scheme proposed by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) – which includes Bath & North East Somerset Council –...

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Virtual conferencing introduced at Bath’s Apex Hotel as it looks to post-lockdown events market

June 25, 2020
Virtual conferencing introduced at Bath’s Apex Hotel as it looks to post-lockdown events market

The Apex City of Bath Hotel has installed virtual conferencing technology as it prepares to reopen following the easing of the coronavirus lockdown. The hotel, which houses the city’s largest purpose-built conference and events facilities, believes the future of the MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) industry is based on increased use of technology...

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Series of free immigration workshops to be hosted by Stone King

June 24, 2020
Series of free immigration workshops to be hosted by Stone King

Bath-headquartered national law firm Stone King is staging a series of free workshops next month to explain the often-complex rules covering immigration sponsorship. The workshops, presented by immigration expert and Stone King partner Julie Moktadir, will offer insight into various aspects of the regulations. They are aimed at a range of organisations, but in...

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