Cameron’s China trade delegation delivers boost for Bath and Moulton bikes

December 4, 2013
Cameron’s China trade delegation delivers boost for Bath and Moulton bikes

Bath’s most famous visitor attraction and one of the area’s most innovative businesses are benefitting from the Prime Minister’s high-profile visit to China as head of the UK’s largest trade delegation to the fast-growing country. The city’s Roman Baths have signed up as a founding member of VisitBritain’s China Welcome Charter which could put...

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Landscape architects Grant Associates to help UK’s creative sector grow overseas

December 4, 2013
Landscape architects Grant Associates to help UK’s creative sector grow overseas

Grant Associates, the Bath-based international landscape architecture firm, has joined a drive to help the UK’s creative companies win high-value contracts overseas. The Government’s trade boosting arm UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) will support a taskforce of the UK’s top 100 creative sector small and medium-sized enterprises to win overseas contracts worth £500m over...

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Further growth on the cards for police IT systems developer WPC

December 4, 2013
Further growth on the cards for police IT systems developer WPC

WPC Software, the Keynsham-based developer of IT systems for UK police forces, is strengthening its management team and launching a recruitment drive as it continues to expand into new sectors. Rejoining the firm as business manager in charge of its vetting management software is Dave Kelly, pictured. He left five years ago having previously...

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Consultancies team up to tackle Bath Rugby Foundation’s communication needs

December 4, 2013
Consultancies team up to tackle Bath Rugby Foundation’s communication needs

Change management consultancy Nine Feet Tall and leadership, coaching and mentoring firm Footdown have teamed up to support the Bath Rugby Foundation by supplying it with communication training. Nine Feet Tall and Footdown – both based in Bath – provided an insight discovery course for 12 members of Bath Rugby Foundation’s team. The Foundation...

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Recognition for Bath’s Buro Happold in going extra mile to encourage staff to cycle to work

December 4, 2013
Recognition for Bath’s Buro Happold in going extra mile to encourage staff to cycle to work

Bath-based international engineering consultancy Buro Happold has been named as the most cycle-friendly employer in the West of England in the Travelwest Sustainable Business Travel Awards. The firm’s Bath office – one of the largest of its 25 around the world – has achieved a 50% increase in staff cycling to and from work...

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Freehold property deal steers MOT centre into second decade

December 4, 2013
Freehold property deal steers MOT centre into second decade

Melksham firm The Riverside MOT testing centre has marked 10 years in business by buying the freehold of its 1.77-acre site on the outskirts of the town. The move, which secures the business’s future, is the result of a £180,000 finance deal secured through Barclays and the Government-backed funding for lending scheme. Established in...

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