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‘Virtual Mary Poppins’ capable of organising modern family life lifts elevator pitch trophy

June 23, 2017
‘Virtual Mary Poppins’ capable of organising modern family life lifts elevator pitch trophy

The UK’s first chat-based virtual assistant that can organise the busiest of modern families has won the ‘best elevator pitch’ at incubator SETsquared’s annual Tech-Xpo. The annual event pitches start-ups and scale-ups based at SETsquared’s Bristol hub against each other in a fast-paced battle. Kairo was one of 11...

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Record number of jobs created by campaigns that market West of England as business hotspot

June 23, 2017

Targeted campaigns aimed at attracting UK and foreign-owned firms to the West of England helped create a record 1,600 jobs last year. The figures, released by inward investment agency Invest Bristol & Bath (IBB), were announced by recently elected Metro Mayor Tim Bowles. IBB said more than half of...

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Manufacturers warn of ‘chilling effect’ of post-Brexit restrictions on EU workers

June 23, 2017
Manufacturers warn of ‘chilling effect’ of post-Brexit restrictions on EU workers

Denying Bristol firms access to workers from the European Union after Brexit could have a “potentially chilling economic effect”, a major industry body warns today.  The stark message from the EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, comes a day after Prime Minister Theresa May told EU leaders that about 3m EU...

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Walking desks and a reflection room – Foot Anstey’s Bristol office move brings in new ways of working

June 23, 2017
Walking desks and a reflection room – Foot Anstey’s Bristol office move brings in new ways of working

Regional law firm Foot Anstey has launched its new Bristol office at Temple Quay, enabling it to introduce new ways of working and boost staff wellbeing. The 17,000 sq ft showpiece office at 2 Glass Wharf is only a few minutes’ walk from its previous base in100 Victoria Street. But...

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Spate of contract wins dial up growth at the double for mobile tech firm

June 23, 2017
Spate of contract wins dial up growth at the double for mobile tech firm

Bristol tech firm Evolved Intelligence has doubled its office space to accommodate more staff following a number of contract wins with leading international mobile telecom operators. The firm has moved to a larger unit in Woodlands Court, Bradley Stoke – relocating from Unit 6 to recently refurbished Unit 8, pictured,...

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Investors in People Gold standard recognises construction group Beard’s commitment to staff

June 23, 2017
Investors in People Gold standard recognises construction group Beard’s commitment to staff

Regional construction group Beard, which has an office in Bristol, has retained its Investors in People (IiP) Gold standard in recognition of its exceptional commitment to managing, empowering and developing its staff. The family-owned firm is one of only 53 construction companies in the UK with the accreditation. An...

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Support for The Prince’s Trust from RSG as part of major push to get more young people into work

June 23, 2017
Support for The Prince’s Trust from RSG as part of major push to get more young people into work

Bristol-based RSG, the UK’s largest independent recruitment group, has named The Prince’s Trust as it’s chosen charity partner. The Prince’s Trust aims to support 60,000 new young people across the UK, helping give them the skills and confidence needed to get a job. With five centres across the South,...

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Science innovation hub attracts pioneering biomedical firm as first occupier

June 23, 2017
Science innovation hub attracts pioneering biomedical firm as first occupier

Research-stage biomedical firm Innaxon, which is investigating treatments for cancer and inflammatory diseases, has become the first occupier of the shared lab space at UWE Bristol’s new Future Space science innovation hub. Innaxon is using the lab, pictured, to carry out early stage feasibility studies into a number of biomolecules...

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Innovation programme sets budding healthcare entrepreneurs on course for business success

June 22, 2017
Innovation programme sets budding healthcare entrepreneurs on course for business success

Bristol’s next generation of healthcare entrepreneurs have learned how to take their cutting-edge technology and business ideas to the next level thanks to an intensive innovation programme. The four-day course brought together health professionals, health and life science academics and small businesses and was delivered by business incubator SETsquared, which is...

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