New directors boost GVA South West office’s public sector and property management offerings

April 13, 2018
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GVA, the national property consultancy, has further strengthened its South West office with two director-level appointments. Laura Stamboulieh joins the Bristol office as senior director in its public sector advisory service team while Mike Ware arrives as director and regional head of property management. Laura, pictured, will be responsible for developing GVA’s public sector...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

April 12, 2018
Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Each week Bath Business News teams up with Bath accountancy firm Pearson May to bring you the top national finance stories.  ISAs: cash or stocks and shares? Planning your savings strategy for 2018/19? Read our guide here Changes to termination payments New rules came into force on 6 April 2018. See what’s changed here...

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Access to second pot of funding in two weeks points to more strong growth at 1pm

April 12, 2018
Access to second pot of funding in two weeks points to more strong growth at 1pm

1pm, the Bath-based specialist lender to growing small and medium-sized firms, is predicting more rapid growth itself after securing another source of new finance.   The firm, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market, has negotiated a £14.5m increase in its block discounting facilities with six existing funding partners, taking the...

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Ex-HSBC manager joins consultancy to boost is Bath business growth programme

April 11, 2018
Ex-HSBC manager joins consultancy to boost is Bath business growth programme

Business growth consultancy Cool Ventures has appointed experienced business coach Peter Bridge to work on its Bath Business Support Programme. Peter, pictured, a former senior commercial manager with HSBC bank, will advise businesses enrolled on the programme, which provides up to 12 hours of free, intensive support to pre-start businesses as well as small...

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New finance director for Bath Building Society as chief executive prepares to retire

April 10, 2018
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Bath Building Society has appointed Tom Leach as finance director designate ahead of current finance director Kevin Gray’s promotion to chief executive later this month. Tom, pictured, joined the society in February as an executive director from Cardiff-based Principality Building Society.  In his new role he has responsibility for the society’s accounting, liquidity management...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

April 9, 2018
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Monday April 9 Interim: Centamin Tuesday April 10 Trading update: Card Factory Wednesday April 11 Final: Tesco Interims: ASOS, McCarthy & Stone Trading update: PageGroup Economic announcement: Trade balance (February) Thursday April 12 Final: Sage Interim: WH Smith Trading updates: Man Group, Mothercare, Dunelm, Hays Friday April 13 Interims: Citigroup, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo...

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