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Regional trade association role for Bristol insolvency and restructuring lawyer

January 27, 2020
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Bristol-based insolvency and restructuring lawyer Philip Winterborne has been appointed the South West and Wales chair of recovery trade body R3. Philip, pictured, an insolvency and turnaround partner at Bristol-based Temple Bright solicitors, was formally appointed to the role at R3 South West and Wales’s AGM.  He takes the...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

January 26, 2020
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Monday January 27 Finals: Global Invacom, SThree Interims: ITM Power Trading announcement: Petra Diamonds Tuesday January 28 Finals: Crest Nicholson, McCarthy Interims: NWF, PZ Cussons Trading announcements: Barr (AG), DP Eurasia, UDG Healthcare Economic announcement: CBI Distributive Trades Surveys Wednesday January 29 Interim: Hargreaves Services Economic announcement: Nationwide house...

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The LAST WORD: Simon Price, partner, Meade King

January 24, 2020
The LAST WORD: Simon Price, partner, Meade King

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Simon Price, a partner in Bristol law firm Meade King’s dispute resolution and litigation team, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched?...

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Bristol city centre office market heats up as investors target dwindling number of opportunities

January 24, 2020
Bristol city centre office market heats up as investors target dwindling number of opportunities

An historic building-turned-media hub in Bristol’s Finzels Reach regeneration area has become the latest to be sold as the commercial property market continues to view the city as an investment hotspot. The Fermentation Buildings, pictured, whose occupiers include Channel 4, was sold to Mendip District Council for £11.9m by...

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US viewers get to see Bristol-made Crystal Maze as cult TV gameshow crosses the Atlantic

January 24, 2020
US viewers get to see Bristol-made Crystal Maze as cult TV gameshow crosses the Atlantic

Legendary UK gameshow The Crystal Maze makes its US debut this weekend – but its production has stayed firmly rooted in Bristol. The cult programme has been filmed in the city since it underwent a reboot two years ago. It has become one of the largest productions at the...

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Gap in lending to small firms leads to record growth in 2019 for Ultimate Finance

January 24, 2020
Gap in lending to small firms leads to record growth in 2019 for Ultimate Finance

Bristol-based commercial finance firm Ultimate Finance has achieved record annual financial results as it continues to grow its client base. The firm provided funds of more than £1.6bn to small and medium-sized businesses across the UK last year – up on £1.4bn in 2018 and £1.2bn in 2017.  This...

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Aardman puts crisis facing the world’s oceans in the frame to back Greenpeace campaign

January 24, 2020
Aardman puts crisis facing the world’s oceans in the frame to back Greenpeace campaign

Bristol’s Oscar-winning animation studio Aardman has teamed up with Greenpeace to launch a powerful film highlighting the plight of the world’s oceans. Turtle Journey, made by Aardman director and designer Gavin Strange, tells the heart-breaking story of a turtle family heading home through an ocean that is under increasing...

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From alcohol-free spirits to eco-friendly glitter, Bristol firms compete for new enterprise awards

January 24, 2020
From alcohol-free spirits to eco-friendly glitter, Bristol firms compete for new enterprise awards

Some of Bristol’s most dynamic entrepreneurs are among the shortlisted entries for a major new awards scheme celebrating the West of England’s inspirational small businesses. The inaugural Enterprising West of England ‘Ones to Watch’ awards take place next week to champion the region’s most exciting entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs. ...

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MEET South West 2020′s vision to show that events can be green too

January 24, 2020
MEET South West 2020′s vision to show that events can be green too

With just a week to go to MEET South West 2020 – the region’s only trade show dedicated to the events industry – its organisers are highlighting its sustainability credentials. When the inaugural event took place last year one of the key objectives was to make it as sustainable...

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