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Law firm Royds Withy King wins accolade

19 Mar 2019

Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King has been crowned Best Managed Firm at the Managing Partners’ Forum Awards.

The firm, which has offices on Midland Bridge and just off Queen Square, was presented with the award at a ceremony on Tuesday (5 March), beating off competition from four other short-listed legal and financial services practices.

Lovehoney – a local Bath office expansion

19 Mar 2019

With 2018 being the company’s biggest year to date, Lovehoney were keen to invest further in marketing and technology in order to allow the business to raise its profile in new geographies. The company therefore needed to expand their Bath premises and in doing so acquired a 6,000sq ft industrial unit on Locksbrook Road close to the River Avon.

Business rate cuts for 800 Bath and North East Somerset retailers

8 Feb 2019

Up to 800 retailers across Bath and North East Somerset are being invited to apply for a discretionary discount to their business rate bills which could see them cut by a third.

The Government announced in its Autumn Budget that over the next two financial years, 2019/20 and 2020/21, retail premises with a rateable value of £51,000 or less could be awarded a discount of up to one third of their bill.

Trustees wanted by Bath Artists' Studios

4 Feb 2019

Would you like to play a role in the future of Bath Artists’ Studios, the city’s largest and most ambitious community of artists and designers?  This vibrant and innovative Educational Charity is seeking to appoint new Trustees with experience in property, law and human resources to contribute their expertise to the organisation at this critical juncture in its life and history. 

New website to promote Bath and Bristol

2 Jan 2019

A new website has been created to promote the go-two cities, Bath and Bristol. has been launched to provide an insider guide to culture, arts and heritage in Bath, Bristol and beyond.

The site connects the cities through suggested itineraries, tailored guides and attractions, designed to encourage the cultural explorer, whether local or international, to navigate more of the region, both geographically and culturally. 

Call for workplace health champions

6 Dec 2018

Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Public Health Team is recruiting new workplace health champions in businesses across Bath and North East Somerset. The team have a limited number of places on a one day free accredited training for employees wishing to become health champions (worth up to £250 per place) on Monday 21st January 2019, alongisde free ongoing support.

Health champions are a great way to raise the profile of health and wellbeing in your business and to raise the profile of your business locally.

Bath Card out now

16 Nov 2018

A new city centre gift card has been introduced in Bath.

Bath remains a popular destination for a perfect day out, combining high quality restaurants (Marco Pierre White and Pierre Koffman have just opened in the city) and wonderfully diverse shopping where famous names rub shoulders with niche independents. And of course, with the whole city set against a stunning 18th century architectural backdrop with some ancient Roman monuments to add interest, Bath provides an unbeatable cultural offer.

New premises for Mayden

16 Nov 2018

Bath-based software company Mayden has just moved from One Widcombe Crescent to new offices at The Old Dairy in Oldfield Park, Bath. 

The move comes as a result of the company’s sustained growth from its inception in 2006 to a team of 68 people today, including developers, product experts, account managers, administrators and communications specialists.


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