Developer snaps up Bath College building to convert into offices

June 9, 2017
Developer snaps up Bath College building to convert into offices

Bath College’s landmark Ralph Allen Building is to be converted into much-needed office space after being acquired by a London-based property investment group. The five-storey 40,000 sq ft building on James Street West has been bought by Dominvs Group, a real-estate investment, development and asset-management company, for an undisclosed amount. Dominvs said the acquisition...

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Latest acquisition for 1pm after it completes £13m share issue

June 9, 2017
Latest acquisition for 1pm after it completes £13m share issue

1pm, the acquisitive Bath-based specialist lender, has completed its latest takeover following after successfully issuing more than 28.8m new shares. The group has paid £5.25m to acquire Oxfordshire-based Tracx Finance, a leading invoice finance provider to SMEs operating under the Gener8 Finance brand. At the time of issuing the new shares, which are worth...

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Second Bath office for Carter Jonas as it continues to build revenues

June 9, 2017
Second Bath office for Carter Jonas as it continues to build revenues

National property consultancy Carter Jonas has expanded its presence in Bath by taking space in a second office in the city. The firm’s Bath commercial and rural teams are to move out of its office in Wood Street in the city centre to St James House, The Square, off Lower Bristol Road. The move...

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General Election result: National business reaction

June 9, 2017
General Election result: National business reaction

The unexpected outcome of the General Election and the resulting hung Parliament has sent shock waves through businesses and the organisations representing them. Carolyn Fairbairn, director-general of the CBI, said it was a serious moment for the UK economy. “The priority must be for politicians to get their house in order and form a functioning government,...

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General Election result: Bath business reaction

June 9, 2017
General Election result: Bath business reaction

Business organisations in Bath and across the West of England today warned of damaging uncertainty following the shock General Election result and the impact of a hung Parliament on key issues for the city, particularly on the imminent Brexit negotiations Business West, the region’s largest business group, said there would be widespread concern about more...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

June 9, 2017
Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Each week Bath Business News and Pearson May bring you the top national finance stories. 22% of over-55s opt out of auto-enrolment Those nearer to retirement are 3 times more likely to opt out of workplace pensions. Read the full story here R&D tax relief for SMEs How SMEs can benefit from Research and...

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