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Mini-Budget 2022: Bath business reaction

September 23, 2022
Mini-Budget 2022: Bath business reaction

Business groups covering Bath and the West of England this afternoon largely approved of many of the measures in Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-Budget – but the political reaction was less favourable. Business West, the region’s largest business group and the organisation behind Bath Chamber of Commerce, said the announcements would go some way to easing...

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Cautious welcome for Chancellor’s ‘economy-boosting’ investment zone plan for West of England

September 23, 2022
Cautious welcome for Chancellor’s ‘economy-boosting’ investment zone plan for West of England

Areas in the West of England could become investment zones aimed at driving economic growth and unlocking land for housing under a scheme announced today by Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng in his mini-Budget. Businesses in the zones would benefit from lowering taxes and ‘liberalised’ planning frameworks, according to the Treasury. Mr Kwarteng, pictured, said firms in...

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Historic Cleveland Pools shipshape again after restoration that involved delivering all materials by barge

September 23, 2022
Historic Cleveland Pools shipshape again after restoration that involved delivering all materials by barge

The £9.3m restoration of Bath’s Cleveland Pools, the oldest surviving public lido in the UK, has been completed following a 15-month project that included bringing all machinery, building materials and equipment to the site by barge. The meticulous work on the 207-year-old Georgian site was overseen by main contractor Swindon-headquartered Beard Construction, lead designers...

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Free employment advice available from Goughs Solicitors’ in its Wednesday Wisdom Webinars

September 23, 2022
Free employment advice available from Goughs Solicitors’ in its Wednesday Wisdom Webinars

Goughs Solicitors’ series of free online seminars for business owners continues next week with a session on re-organising a business and running a risk-free redundancy process. The monthly Wednesday Wisdom Webinars, which give up-to-date, relevant and pragmatic employment advice, are led by the firm’s head of employment Rebecca Dennis, pictured. They allow employers the opportunity to tune in to a...

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Mini-Budget 2022: Key points . . .

September 23, 2022
Mini-Budget 2022: Key points . . .

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng presented his mini-Budget in the House of Commons this morning against a backdrop of high inflation, soaring energy bills and an economy which, according to the Bank of England, could already be in recession. Key points announced by Mr Kwarteng, pictured, were:  Chancellor says a new approach for a new era is required...

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Pearson May financial round-up

September 23, 2022
Pearson May financial round-up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May and Bath Business News team up to bring you the top national finance stories. £1.1bn of Covid-19 loans flagged as fraud The government has published a bounce-back loan scheme performance update. Click here for more information Advisory fuel rates update There has been an increase in advisory fuel rates this month....

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