BUDGET 2014 in numbers

March 19, 2014
BUDGET 2014 in numbers

55 Minutes the Chancellor took making his Budget speech today 5 It was Mr Obsorne’s fifth Budget since he became Chancellor in 2010 £2,000 The amount that working families will be able to claim to subsidise their childcare, announced yesterday ahead of the Budget £6.50 New rate for the National Minimum Wage to be...

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BUDGET 2014: Main points so far . . .

March 19, 2014
BUDGET 2014: Main points so far . . .

Economy will be £16bn larger than was forecast just four months ago, says Chancellor Budget will support manufacturers and back all regions of the country. Economy recovering faster than forecast GDP forecast to grow by 2.7% this year and 2.3% next year, then by 2.6% in 2016 and 2017 and by 2.5% in 2018...

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The House helps build numbers at accountancy site PracticeWeb

March 19, 2014
The House helps build numbers at accountancy site PracticeWeb

Bath brand agency The House has been appointed by PracticeWeb, the Bristol-based web portal for accountants, to support its growth strategy over the next year. The House will work with PracticeWeb to clarify its business positioning and direction, develop new markets, and significantly grow the business this year and beyond. Set up in 1998,...

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Birmingham regeneration scheme appoints Bath’s Grant Associates to landscape new area of city

March 19, 2014
Birmingham regeneration scheme appoints Bath’s Grant Associates to landscape new area of city

Bath-based landscape architects Grant Associates have been selected to work on a major regeneration project in Birmingham which will include a series of new streets and public squares around some of the city’s historic buildings. The 68,800 sq m Paradise Circus scheme forms part of a wider £450m masterplan for Birmingham city centre. Grant...

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BUDGET 2014: Business wish-list

March 19, 2014
BUDGET 2014: Business wish-list

Business West has called on Chancellor George Osborne to use today’s Budget to focus on youth employment, training and enterprise – all crucial to securing future growth and avoiding a ‘lost generation’ as the UK economy continues to recover, it says. In its 2014 Budget submission, the business support organisation, which runs the Bath...

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Agreement over derelect site gives boost to Bath’s ambitious Innovation Quay plan

March 19, 2014
Agreement over derelect site gives boost to Bath’s ambitious Innovation Quay plan

Development of Bath’s Quays South, which will form a major part of the city’s planned Innovation Quay scheme, has moved a step closer following talks between defence group BMT and Bath and North East Somerset Council. They have reached an outline agreement on how the two parties can work together to redevelop the area...

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