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Call for Bath firms to take part in UK’s largest ever Race at Work Survey

May 14, 2021
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Call for Bath firms to take part in UK’s largest ever Race at Work Survey

Bath businesses are being urged to join hundreds of employers from across the UK by taking part in the country’s largest survey of race in the workplace. City-headquartered international engineering practice Buro Happold has already signed up to complete the survey, which is being staged by Business in the Community (BiTC), the organisation dedicated to...

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Latest promotions mean Royds Withy King beats its 40% target for female partners four years early

May 13, 2021
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Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King has exceeded its aim of having women make up 40% of its partnership by 2025 following its latest round of promotions. Two years ago the firm set a target of achieving a partnership with a ratio of 60%-40% men to women within six years.  With two of its three...

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Raft of promotions at Stone King as firm ‘recognises excellence of firm’s people’

May 5, 2021
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Bath-headquartered law firm Stone King has made 11 promotions ranging from partner to associate and legal executive across its specialist sectors of business, charity, education and private client law. The new partner is Rebecca Eels, pictured, a Bath-based lawyer in the family & mediation team. The four new senior associates are Josh Gilbert (business...

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Pair of partner appointments at Royds Withy King as it bolsters family and personal injury offerings

May 5, 2021
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Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King has appointed two new partners to boost its personal injury and family teams. Jayne Martins has joined the firm’s Bath office to focus on the practice areas of financial remedies, cohabitation disputes and private law involving children, while Sarah Wolf will work in its London office as part of...

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Western Gateway strengthens its board with three new members

May 5, 2021
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Western Gateway strengthens its board with three new members

The Western Gateway, the cross-border economic partnership of eight cities either side of the River Severn including Bath, has appointed three new members to its board. They include former Institute of Directors Bristol chair Lhosa DalyLhosa, pictured, who has also been chair of Bristol art gallery Arnolfini. The partnership was launched in November 2019 as the UK’s...

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Marked turnaround in optimism among the region’s small business as lockdown eases

April 28, 2021
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Marked turnaround in optimism among the region’s small business as lockdown eases

Small business confidence has staged a dramatic recovery in the South West, according to the results of a new survey, as firms look head to life after lockdown. The latest quarterly survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), conducted among its members last month, reveals levels of optimism not seen for nearly seven...

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Royds Withy King appoints experienced solicitor-advocate as property disputes team partner

April 27, 2021
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Royds Withy King appoints experienced solicitor-advocate as property disputes team partner

Property litigation specialist Angela Gregson has joined Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King as a partner in in its property disputes team. Angela, pictured, is a solicitor-advocate with extensive experience in all aspects of commercial and residential property litigation work.  She has specialised in property litigation throughout her career and acts for substantial property...

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Register now for Bath Business News’ free webinar: A Brave New World

April 23, 2021
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Register now for Bath Business News’ free webinar: A Brave New World

Time is running out to register for Bath Business News’ exclusive webinar aimed at helping business owners and leaders thrive during these uncertain time. Staged with business development and growth consultants Tinderbox , Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty will be a one-hour interactive and thought-provoking presentation. It takes place next Thursday, April 29, from 9:30am to...

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Free digital support for family firms to future proof them for the next generation

April 21, 2021
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Free digital support for family firms to future proof them for the next generation

Family-owned firms based in Bath can get free advice and support on using digital technology to improve and streamline their business processes. The three-month programme, called Evolve Digital, will enable family businesses to identify key areas such as moving into online sales, electronic invoicing or working remotely the where digital technology can benefit them. ...

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Brexit having ‘very substantial impact on exporting’, South West Chambers survey shows

April 16, 2021
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Brexit having ‘very substantial impact on exporting’, South West Chambers survey shows

Exports by South West businesses have slumped to historic lows as they are hit by higher trade barriers due to Brexit, according to a major new survey. Manufacturers have been impacted most, the research by the British Chambers of Commerce South West shows.  Some 53% of exporters said they had been impacted by the...

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