Green/sustainable business

Law firm office design that puts emphasis on wellbeing earns top workplace accolade for Interaction

May 22, 2024
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Law firm office design that puts emphasis on wellbeing earns top workplace accolade for Interaction

Interaction, the Bath-based workplace design and build company, has won a prestigious award for its innovative work creating a state-of-the-art new office for a law firm in Bristol. Interaction topped the Fit Out of the Year category of the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) South of England and South Wales Awards, which are widely...

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Thrings helps woodland charity’s ambitious plan for 100,000-tree forest near Bath to take root

May 22, 2024
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Thrings helps woodland charity’s ambitious plan for 100,000-tree forest near Bath to take root

Experts in law firm Thrings’ agriculture, corporate and planning teams, including its Bath-based head of agricultural property, have advised on a deal to create the South West’s largest new forest in a generation. The 422-acre woodland is to be established between Bath and Bristol by charity Avon Needs Trees. Once complete, the 100,000-tree Lower...

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Bath Preservation Trust retains King’s patronage – more than 50 years after he first became involved

May 17, 2024
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Bath Preservation Trust retains King’s patronage – more than 50 years after he first became involved

King Charles III has confirmed his wish to retain his royal patronage of Bath Preservation Trust, the organisation that promotes the celebration of the city’s history and heritage. The announcement comes a year after His Majesty’s coronation and following a detailed review of patronages held by the royal household.  In 1973 Bath Preservation Trust...

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10m passenger capacity figure reached by Bristol Airport as it continues with major expansion

May 17, 2024
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10m passenger capacity figure reached by Bristol Airport as it continues with major expansion

Bristol Airport has hit the milestone of 10m passengers passing through its terminal in a 12-month period for the first time in its history. The landmark means the airport is now running at capacity while its biggest capital project for more than two decades is underway.  This includes a £60m development, due to open in summer...

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Bath architects’ Chelsea Flower Show-winning garden takes root at the University of Bristol

May 16, 2024
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Bath architects’ Chelsea Flower Show-winning garden takes root at the University of Bristol

A Gold medal-winning Chelsea Flower Show garden designed by landscape architects from Bath-based Grant Associates has been rebuilt in Bristol. The Chinese-inspired garden, pictured, the first produced by the firm for the world-famous show, has been gifted to the University of Bristol’s Botanic Garden by Guangzhou, Bristol’s sister city.  Known as ‘the city between...

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Project aiming to de-carbonise UK’s chemical industry taps into University of Bath’s expertise

May 16, 2024
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Project aiming to de-carbonise UK’s chemical industry taps into University of Bath’s expertise

Academics from the University of Bath are to help cut the chemical industry’s significant carbon emissions through the re-use of waste and by harnessing renewable electricity. They are teaming up with colleagues from five other UK universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, in the £13.75m government research project.  The Sustainable Chemicals and Materials Manufacturing Hub...

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Appointment of partner ‘with farming in her blood’ strengthens Mogers Drewett’s agriculture team

May 15, 2024
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Appointment of partner ‘with farming in her blood’ strengthens Mogers Drewett’s agriculture team

Bath legal and financial planning firm Mogers Drewett has appointed experienced agriculture lawyer Tracy Neal as a partner in its growing team. Tracy, pictured, joins the firm’s specialist agricultural law team from Battens Solicitors in Dorset, where she was joint head of agriculture and rural property.  A former tenant farmer herself, she specialises in...

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Staff wellbeing, inclusion and collaboration earn Bath consultancy ‘Best Places to Work’ accolade

May 10, 2024
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Staff wellbeing, inclusion and collaboration earn Bath consultancy ‘Best Places to Work’ accolade

Bath-based change management consultancy Nine Feet Tall has today been named as one of UK’s top workplaces in a prestigious annual survey. Produced by The Sunday Times, the ‘Best Places to Work’ report recognises organisations that attain consistently high levels of employee experience and wellbeing.  Its findings are measured by surveying organisations’ employees themselves....

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Festival of Nature to host staff awaydays and roundtables as it seeks to involve Bath businesses

May 10, 2024
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Festival of Nature to host staff awaydays and roundtables as it seeks to involve Bath businesses

Bath firms are being urged to link up with the UK’s biggest nature festival taking place in the city next month, when they will be able to get involved in a host of activities. Among events targeted at businesses during the 21st annual Festival of Nature will be roundtables on biodiversity and creative industries, nature-focused...

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Substantial increase in South West business optimism flagged up by third survey in less than two weeks

May 8, 2024
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Substantial increase in South West business optimism flagged up by third survey in less than two weeks

Another business survey has pointed to a dramatic bounce back in confidence among South West firms as the outlook on inflation and interest rates improves. Results of the quarterly survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) show optimism levels soared by 40 percentage points to their highest level since October 2021.  As a...

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