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Show produced by Bath Spa University film and media lecturer does the double at the BAFTAs

May 19, 2022
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Show produced by Bath Spa University film and media lecturer does the double at the BAFTAs

A Bath Spa University lecturer who produced a double BAFTA-winning TV drama has said she will use the experience when she teaches her students. Sophie Francis, pictured, a senior lecturer in film and media courses at the university, worked on the first and second series of BBC Three’s Wales-based coming of age drama series...

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Bath vehicle accident management firm Redde back on the road to recovery from Covid pandemic

May 19, 2022
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Bath vehicle accident management firm Redde back on the road to recovery from Covid pandemic

Business volumes at Redde, the Bath-based specialist vehicle accident management firm, have almost returned to their pre-pandemic levels – with growth expected to accelerate over the coming year, according to its parent group. Redde Northgate, which was formed two years ago from the merger of Redde and light commercial vehicle hire business Northgate, also told...

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AI, digital twins and horror social experiences – Bath Spa Uni event explores the future of publishing

May 19, 2022
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AI, digital twins and horror social experiences – Bath Spa Uni event explores the future of publishing

The future of publishing in a world where anyone with access to technology can do it was explored at a recent interactive event hosted by Bath Spa University and showcasing two innovative city-based firms. Bringing together academics, creatives, investors and techies, the event explored themes ranging from how innovative technologies can reach new audiences...

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New head of broker sales for Time Finance as it strengthens its asset finance offering

May 19, 2022
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New head of broker sales for Time Finance as it strengthens its asset finance offering

Time Finance, the Bath-based specialist funder to growing businesses, has made another key appointment as it continues to expand its asset finance team. Laura Mollett, pictured, who has more than 14 years’ experience, has joined the firm as head of broker sales.  Laura began her career in account and relationship management positions at Surrey-based channel...

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Free trial of e-cargo bikes offered to Bath firms by council in bid to slash city centre emissions

May 19, 2022
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Bath businesses are being encouraged to try out electric cargo bikes for local deliveries as part of a free scheme to reduce the number of journeys made by fossil-fuelled vehicles in the city. The e-cargo Bike scheme, which is run and funded by Bath & North East Somerset Council, offers businesses, including retailers, as...

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Old Mill grows corporate finance team at the double as it wins more transactional work

May 18, 2022
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Old Mill grows corporate finance team at the double as it wins more transactional work

Regional accountants Old Mill have doubled the size of their corporate finance team to take advantage of a growing market while supporting the firm’s overall growth plans. Last November the firm, which has offices in Chippenham, Wells, Yeovil and Exeter, unveiled its plan to grow by 15% a year for the next five years and to...

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New mid-corporate market lead for the South West region appointed by Barclays

May 17, 2022
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New mid-corporate market lead for the South West region appointed by Barclays

Barclays has appointed Greer Hooper as head of mid-corporate for the South West, a role in which she will lead its offer to businesses turning over between £6.5m and £50m. Greer, pictured, brings nearly 25 years’ banking experience with Barclays to the role, including working with start-up businesses through to multi-national clients.  She has spent...

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Pearson May Financial Update: Reporting benefits and expenses

May 16, 2022
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Pearson May Financial Update: Reporting benefits and expenses

It is important at this time of year not to overlook the filing deadline for any ‘P11D’ forms that may be required to report certain benefits and expenses provided to employees in the tax year ended 5 April 2022, writes Pearson May partner Matthew Rutter.   Any forms required must be reported to HM Revenue...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

May 16, 2022
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Monday May 16 Interim: Diploma Tuesday May 17 Finals: Vodafone, DCC, Land Securities Interims: Britvic, Renew Holdings Trading announcement: TI Fluid Systems Wednesday May 18 Finals: Experian, Burberry, British Land, Ninety One, Brown Group Interim: Marstons Thursday May 19 Finals: Investec, National Grid, Qinetiq Group, Royal Mail Friday May 20 Nothing listed    

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Sale of family-owned electronics firm completed by experts from Mogers Drewett and Old Mill

May 13, 2022
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Sale of family-owned electronics firm completed by experts from Mogers Drewett and Old Mill

Bath law firm Mogers Drewett and regional accountants Old Mill have advised on the sale of a market-leading electrical control products firm. Family-owned Golledge Electronics, which was founded in 1990 by Jon Golledge and his father Peter, has been acquired by electronics group Techpoint with support from investment company Literacy Capital.  Ilminster-based Golledge has grown...

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