Dyson is a global technology company based in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. At Dyson we are inventors. Over 1,800 Dyson engineers are constantly developing new technology to solve everyday problems – like cyclonic vacuum cleaners, bladeless fans, digital motors and high speed hand dryers. We‘re working with over twenty British universities on a technology pipeline that stretches out 25 years.
We’ve grown internationally but Bath remains our local club – many Dyson people live there and keenly support the team. Bath is where Dyson and cyclone technology began; just James Dyson and two graduates building vacuum cleaner prototypes in a coach house in Bath.
Dyson is excited to be partnering Bath Rugby, a world class local team that shares Dyson‘s belief in perseverance, fighting spirit, and faith in youth.
IPL is delighted to be the Business Partner of Bath Rugby, a sporting phenomenon with which we share many values.
IPL is a leading IT services company specialising in the provision of intelligent business solutions. In a world critically dependent on information, our work plays a key role in enabling businesses and government agencies to function efficiently and confidently.
We help our clients to exploit corporate information in ways that are unique to their strategic needs. Bridging the gap between business and technology, IPL applies world-class consultancy and unrivalled engineering skills to deliver innovative and dependable ICT solutions.
These exceptional services, executed to the highest standards, are greatly prized by high profile customers in Government, Transport, Aerospace & Defence, Emergency Services, Telecommunications and Financial Services.
With offices in the city centre, a few paces from the Recreation Ground, IPL has played a major role in the prosperity of Bath for 30 years. We employ a staff of 245 and have a turnover of over £22M p.a.
Award winning wealth management business, Novia, which launched in late 2008, and is based in Bath, offers a simple and effective method for managing investments, providing financial advisers with all the tools necessary to build and maintain their client's investment portfolios.
Novia has a superb reputation in the financial services arena and its successes and phenomenal growth have been down to, not only the excellent investment solutions provided, but also the quality of the service and exceptional staff working in the business.
Novia currently employs over 120 people from its head offices in Bath and is very committed to the local community.
We are very excited to be sponsoring Bath Rugby and believe the integrity and talent with which Bath play mirrors and reflects the values held in the Novia business.
Thatchers Cider has been making cider for over 100 years, and the word around us has changed quite a bit. With some things we've moved with the times, and with others we've stuck to what we know to be right, like recipes and ingredients which have been with us since 1904, or our oak vats that make our ciders so distinctive.
For four generations we've been perfecting our orchards, our craft and our cider. Today, we have a whole range - from fresh, vibrant and modern, to traditional, vintage, speciality and single variety. Our premium ciders which are loved throughout the UK are made using the most refined blend of modern and traditional techniques. Our brands include: Thatchers Gold, Katy, Thatchers Rose, Thatchers Vintage, and Green Goblin.
We own over 360 acres of orchard here in Somerset and believe that as a rurally-based company we are in a privileged position to not only produce the best quality Somerset cider to be enjoyed across the whole country, but to support and maintain our beautiful countryside for the benefit of the whole community.
Bath Ales is an independent brewery based between Bristol and Bath, which uses traditional brewing techniques combined with cutting-edge technology. Our business was established in 1995 and the founders come from a brewing background, joining a range of skills with a shared passion for all styles of beer.
As well as being a highly successful brewery, we also operate 12 pub and restaurant sites across the South West, including three in Bath. We have our own bottling line on-site and produce just over 20,000 brewer's barrels annually, with imminent plans for a new brewery to increase production.
Our range of popular beers include our flagship brand Gem, Barnsey, Dark Side, Wild Hare, Special Pale Ale, and Ginger Hare, as well as seasonal ales such as Summer's Hare, Forest Hare and Festivity.
As a local business we've supported Bath Rugby from the stands for many years and they're a great fit with us. We're very excited to be involved in an official capacity with a team that is among the elite national and international club sides.
BMT is very proud to be an Official Business Partner for Bath Rugby.
BMT Group is an international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, working principally in the defence, energy and environment, marine risk and insurance, maritime transport and ports and logistics sectors. We draw upon a wide range of experience and expertise to provide high-quality, high-value products and services. These aim to help our customers operate their businesses in the most cost-effective, safe, reliable and environmentally responsible manner.
BMT has a major presence in the city with its four Bath-based companies. BMT Defence Services, BMT Hi-Q Sigma, BMT Isis and BMT Reliability Consultants employ over 500 people supporting major local, national and international clients. Investment and engagement with this fantastic city is integral to our ethos and we are delighted to be partnering with a club which shares both our values and our heritage.
Getronics are the Official Performance Analaysis partner of Bath Rugby.
The Getronics family is an ICT Services group consisting of the Getronics and Connectis brands and is owned by the AURELIUS Group, a holding company headquartered in Munich, Germany. With an extensive history that extends over 125 years, the Getronics family has approximately 6,000 employees in 18 countries across Europe, Asia Pacific & Latin America, and has a complete portfolio of integrated ICT services for the large enterprise and public sector markets. This includes Workspace, Applications, Communication, Data Centre, Cloud, Consulting, Product and Managed Services.
Getronics is the lead in the Getronics Workspace Alliance, a unique model that provides customers with a consistent IT service throughout the world, with one single point of contact and billing entity, delivering services to 90 countries. The GWA is ranked number 3 globally according to OVUM’s Managed/Maintained End-user Devices with a total of 7.4M assets.
We are a leading financial services company, providing a range of solutions to individuals and companies across three core areas:
Our company is structured in a way that supports our aspiration to deliver the best solutions and excellent service to our clients. By specialising in what we do, we are able to focus on a proposition that truly adds value. At company level, the oversight of our experienced executive leadership team provides clients with the certainty that our businesses are well governed and remain financially strong.
CircleBath hospital brings together some of the region's leading consultant surgeons and medical staff. Our founding belief is that by combining clinical excellence, the best doctors, nurses and medical care with a superb patient experience, a calming environment and five-star hospitality, our patients will be more relaxed and so recover faster. The hospital environment is unique, built by the internationally renowned architects Foster + Partners who have created a comfortable atmosphere which combines the simplicity and beauty of the architecture with a relaxing environment to help patients feel at ease.
All our consultants, nurses and everyone who works at CircleBath are co-owners and partners, so they are able to make decisions based on patient needs and without any bureaucracy standing in their way. This gives every member of staff a vested interest in our patient's wellbeing.
Our patient bedrooms and waiting areas are comfortable and stylish, while our four operating theatres and endoscopy suite are equipped with state of the art diagnostic and medical equipment. CircleBath has 30 private bedrooms and 22 day case beds to ensure patients have the best facilities and environment to reduce recovery time. They are furnished to a highly comfortable standard with an en-suite, walk-in shower room and pull out guest bed so a partner or parent can stay. Most of our rooms have fantastic views over the Wellow fields, the southern-most part of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We have a dedicated Day Care Unit which carries out a wide variety of minor surgery and other clinical procedures. CircleBath has a residential medical officer on duty 24 hours a day.
Our food is locally source, organic, freshly prepared and cooked on-site by Andreas, our head chef and his team. who joined us from a Michelin starred restaurant.
Savills is synonymous with quality property and is proud to act as the official estate agency for Bath Rugby.
Established in 1855, Savills is a multi-discipline business; our expertise spans residential & rural property, planning & development, commercial property management, public sector, and investment & finance.
Through advice, property management capabilities and the transactional services we provide, we help our clients to fulfil their real estate needs – whatever and wherever they are.
The Savills team has a genuine and active involvement in the game, from sponsoring the 'Bath Rugby Up and Unders', to following the first team at the Rec on Saturday afternoon.
Jelf is one of the leading insurance brokers in the UK and are proud to be the official insurance partner of Bath Rugby. With clients ranging from large corporate businesses to small owner managed firms and individuals. Jelf aims to provide a level of service and support that is rarely found in the market. A commitment to continually raising the bar for personal service and professional delivery is something that is ingrained within Jelf’s culture.
Lee Davey Regional Managing Director (South West) explains; “As a team we are committed to building long lasting partnerships with our clients in the South West and strive to become their trusted business advisers. We’ve developed long-standing relationships with major insurance providers so we can find the right cover for our client’s circumstances “.
The Group is proud to work with some of the best known businesses in the Bath area including: Thatcher’s Cider, Novia, Wellsway BMW and Peter Green Haulage. With deep-seated roots in the community we are delighted to be supporting Bath rugby in its 2013/14 season and wish them every success! With two great teams in your region it’s reassuring to know you have access to such excellence right on your doorstep!
Polamco Ltd are an innovative, leading edge design and manufacturing company based in Bath, UK. Polamco supply Connectors, Backshells and a wide range of Interconnect components used in Harness Assemblies to a Customer base Worldwide, underpinned by a AS9100 Quality Process System. Polamco manufacture products into Aerospace/Airframe, Defence/Armoured Vehicle, Avionics, Secure Communications, Ground Support Soldier System, Industrial, Medical, Rail / Mass Transit, Shipbuilding, Telecommunication, Oil and Space.
Quality is at the heart of the Polamco philosophy and the company holds an impressive array of approvals from customers within the Military, Aerospace, Defence, Mass Transportation, Industrial, Ship Building, Automotive, Medical, Communication and Oil industries. Underpinning all of these individual approvals is Polamco's continued commitment and registration to AS9100 and SC21
Polamco has maintained its core business in the design and manufacture of backshells adapters for all known styles of circular and rectangular connectors. In addition, an ever widening array of products includes Custom designed Military Connectors, a variety of shielded conduit systems, protective covers and specially designed interconnection components for cable harness manufacturing companies and OEMs worldwide.
Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, we operate in over 50 countries and employ over 140,000 people. We provide corporate banking solutions to businesses with an annual turnover of more than £5 million in the UK and to large local companies, financial institutions and multinationals in non-UK markets. We support the success and growth of our clients by providing lending, risk management, cash and liquidity management, trade finance and asset and sales financing. Our clients benefit from access to the breadth of expertise across Barclays.
We’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management. Guiding and supporting businesses to long term success is vital to the South West. Using their sector specific expertise, our team of Relationship Directors offer the most appropriate solution from a range of innovative funding products that have helped support numerous businesses in the area.
With three ex Bath Rugby players employed at Robbin|group, and the official steel and metalwork contractor to Bath Rugby’s new training facilities, our ideals of teamwork, success, continual investment and improvement perfectly align.
Originally formed in 1972, Robbin was set up as a small plant component manufacturing company dealing solely as an ”outsourced” provider to the Legendary Stothert and Pitt Crane Manufacturer in Bath.
By the late 1980′s Robbin had established itself as a leading supplier of access systems and small steel frames to the Water Industry. This evolved to enquiries from existing and new customers for similar items on other industrial projects and significantly on more bespoke Architectural contracts.
Today Robbin has come a long way from the cattle shed of 1972. With 55 employees offering bespoke high end, aspirational fabrications through Robbin|design, elegant metalwork and structural steel frames from Robbin|engineering to simple lintels and beams via Robbin|steel, Robbin|group continues to go from strength to strength.
Withy King LLP has grown in recent years to become the largest law firm in Bath with two substantial offices in the city – Northumberland Buildings off Queen Square and newly-refurbished premises at Midland Bridge House, as well as offices in Swindon, Marlborough, Oxford and London. The firm provides a comprehensive range of legal services to the people and businesses of Bath and has a national reputation for its more specialist work and expertise.
Grapevine was established in 1991, when mobile phones first became an important device for business use.
The technical development of the industry has been phenomenol. By staying ahead, Grapevine deploys technical and expert knowledge to deliver real value in running local businesses and organisations.
We stand apart from competitors because of our high levels of customer service. This is through a dedicated team, giving the personal, local assistance that is required.
Grapevine place great value on the experience and length of service of our staff, offering reassurance to our customers that they are dealing with the same people who are expert in, and knowledgeable about, their operations.
To meet modern ways of working, the team brings skills gained from the IT sector, enabling mobility across networks and office systems, working closely with either internal IT departments or outsourced suppliers, if required.
Grant Thornton UK LLP is proud and pleased to be associated with Bath Rugby. A leading financial and business adviser, we provide personalised assurance, tax and specialist advisory services to the South West from one of our largest UK offices, with 17 partners and directors and over 250 of the profession's brightest minds.
We are a member firm within Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world's leading international organisations of independently owned and managed accounting and consulting firms. Clients of member firms can access the knowledge and experience of more than 2,600 partners in over 100 countries and consistently receive a distinctive, high-quality and personalised service wherever they choose to do business.
The Bath Chronicle is delighted to be associated with Bath Rugby.
Established over 150 years ago, the Bath Chronicle prides itself on being innovative, proactive and entrepreneurial. We aim to exceed expectations with both print and digital options for our audience. With the media and sporting world changing at such a fast pace we know it is important to change with it.
As a Bath business we feel we have many things in common with this great Rugby club. Like rugby players, for businesses to be at the top of their game they need to be totally dedicated to their cause. They need to know exactly what their individual strengths and weaknesses are as well as those of their competition. They need to put the right strategies in place to ensure that they either as individuals or as teams come out on top.
We know, at Bath Chronicle, that the best resource is its people.
Bath Spa Dentistry is a private dental practice based in the centre of Bath, established since 2003 with the aim of delivering the highest standards in treatment and patient care.
Along with general dentistry we also provide cosmetic treatments and procedures including Dental Implants, Orthodontics, Teeth Whitening, Facial Aesthetics, Crowns and Veneers.
The practice is renowned as being one of the centres for advanced implant and restorative dentistry in the UK and accepts referrals from dentists across the region for implant and other cosmetic and restorative procedures.
The team at Bath Spa Dentistry are committed to treating all our patients as individuals, offering a level of service and care that is designed to make people feel valued and cared for - whether they are rugby players or not!
Our clinical team are all extremely well regarded within their chosen areas of dentistry and all are committed to advancement to the highest possible levels. Bath Spa Dentistry continues to invest in technology, to ensure this compliments our caring approach. We strive to offer the very best in diagnosis and treatments to give the best possible overall service to our patients.
Our professional and friendly team are always willing to help and are happy to answer any questions either in person at the James Street West practice or over the phone.
Please do pop in for a chat to find out about some of the treatments we offer.
We look forward to welcoming you to Bath Spa Dentistry
Gieves and Hawkes are proud to have had a store in Old Bond St, Bath for over 40 years, providing sartorial advice to the local community. We are delighted to be working with Bath rugby club, an admirable local institution, dressing the team in specially commissioned club blazers from our Private Tailoring service.
We look forward to a successful season and will be cheering most loudly from the sidelines.
Mercedes-Benz of Bath is part of the Sytner Group Limited, one of the UK’s largest prestige car dealer groups.
At our showroom based just off the Peasedown St John by-pass, we can offer you the full range of new Mercedes-Benz models and also have access to over 600 cars in our group approved used stock.
Mercedes-Benz of Bath also offer a comprehensive range of after sales services including servicing, MOT testing, repairs, accident management and supply genuine Mercedes-Benz parts and accessories.
We are delighted to be official car suppliers to Bath Rugby for the 2014/15 season, and look forward to an exciting year ahead!
Jaffa has been selecting, breeding and growing citrus fruits for customers since 1948. We aim to provide the best quality fruit to citrus lovers, and consider ourselves experts – from seedless to sweetness, we know it all!
Our fruit goes through a rigorous process, testing sweetness, juiciness, size and shelf life. Only once we're happy that they're the best will we stamp them with the Jaffa logo so everyone knows how great they are!
We want to get everyone thinking, talking and tasting citrus fruits, but we also want to promote health, vitality and activity. Jaffa fruits are great fuel for busy people.
Love life, love Jaffa!
Kinetica is delighted to join Bath Rugby as official sports nutrition and supplement partner.
Kinetica was launched in 2009 and has since successfully established itself in the UK, Ireland and a number of other international markets.
Our dedication to producing an extensive range of sports nutrition supplements that taste good, can be completely trusted and are backed by extensive expertise is at the core of the Kinetica brand.
With our parent company's ingenuity in the production of Whey Protein, we have been able to harness this expertise and have devised a core range of products that include key condition-enhancing supplements, alongside the full spectrum of Whey Protein ingredients. From Whey Protein Isolate (WPI) preferred by elite athletes, to Hydrolysed Whey Protein (HWP), which is known to allow more rapid absorption during the recovery phase following intense exercise, our commitment to providing unrivalled sports nutrition knows no bounds.
But it's our committed team of experts that really make Kinetica the brand that customers turn to repeatedly. From elite nutritionist, Matt Lovell, to our skilled research technologists and network of samplers, we are in the fortunate position to receive endorsement and expertise from an incredible range of experts in the sports nutrition field."
We have the utmost respect for professional and amateur athletes alike. We love the dogged determination that sees people finish marathons, shave seconds off their personal best or kick a winning goal. We admire the combination of physical and mental strength that helps them do it over and over again.
This is what drives us to spend so much time on research and development, to seek out the latest and the best fabric technologies to ensure that athletes and amateur sportspeople the world over reap the benefits.
Rhino (www.rhinorugby.com) are the world's leading supplier of scrummaging machines, contact and training equipment for rugby, and are Official Suppliers of this product range to the British & Irish Lions (2009 and 2013 tours), England and Wales. Rhino's oldest club Official Supplier relationship is with Bath Rugby – an arrangement which began over twenty years ago when Phil de Glanville was captain of Bath and England and his father Derek was Managing Director of the company. Rhino is also now active in teamwear (www.rhino-teamwear.com) and leisurewear - with Olly Barkley having recently been one of the brand ambassadors for the RhinoGB fashion range (www.rhinogb.com) - artificial turf (www.rhino-turf.com) and mobile floodlighting for training (www.rhinofloodlights.com).
Rhino was also an Official Supplier to the 2010 IRB Womens Rugby World Cup and is currently Official Ball Supplier to both the RaboDirect PRO12 and the British & Irish Lions. The Rhino Collision King, a revolutionary new product to encourage correct body position and technique at the breakdown is currently in use by Bath and has already within a year of launch been accepted and adopted globally.
For the last 4 seasons, Rygor Commercials have, and continue to, supply Mercedes-Benz vans to support Bath Rugby. Bath Rugby is known for quality, style, passion and being a positive influence on its surrounding community. As the leading rugby club in the south of England it was a natural fit for Rygor Commercials to be associated with the club. What better advert could we have for our product than it being used by Bath Rugby?
As the Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle dealership for the M4 corridor from Chippenham to Heathrow we have all the experience, professionalism and skills to keep your business moving. We sell and support the entire Mercedes-Benz truck and van range from the 2.7 tonne Vito to the mighty Actros tractor unit, as well as the Mitsubishi Fuso Canter family of light trucks.
Like Bath Rugby Rygor Commercials relies on a strong team of staff to deliver top performance. Investment in facilities in Westbury, Heathrow, Newbury, Reading, Salisbury and Swindon allow us to offer a level of service to our customers unmatched by our competition. Our services include New and Used Truck & Van Sales, Fleet Sales, Finance, Service and Genuine Parts. Why not give us a try!
Ricoh is a global technology company specialising in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in more than 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2012, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,903 billion yen (approx. 23 billion USD).
The majority of the company’s revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information.
Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialised industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
Good Energy is proud to be the official electricity partner and supplier of Bath Rugby. We've been based just down the road in Chippenham for nearly 15 years, so it's great to be able to support our local club.
It's not only our offices that are based locally; almost half of our electricity comes from the South West. We have our wind farm in Delabole, Cornwall and around Bath alone, we support over 860 homes, businesses and communities generating their own green electricity. With all our electricity coming from UK renewable sources like sunshine, wind and rain, whatever the weather Bath Rugby play in, we'll be using it to generate electricity for local homes and businesses.
Switch to Good Energy, and we'll pay £50 to Bath Rugby Foundation - an independent charity which aims to enhance the lives of children and young people in the local area through sport.