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Burges Salmon acts for IT group SCISYS as it recommends £79m approach from Canadian bidder

June 25, 2019
Burges Salmon acts for IT group SCISYS as it recommends £79m approach from Canadian bidder

The corporate team from Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon is advising specialist software developer and IT services provider SCISYS – a long-standing client – on its £78.9m takeover by Canadian IT giant CGI. The all-cash offer, which has been unanimously recommended by SCISYS’ directors, remains subject to anti-trust...

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Eight senior promotions boost Deloitte’s South West practice

June 24, 2019
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Accountancy giant Deloitte has promoted eight senior staff across its South West practice, with two becoming partners and six appointed as directors. The new partners are Tess Williams and James Hunter, pictured below, while the six new directors are from three business areas and include Joanne Hale, Dan Pople,...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

June 24, 2019
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Monday June 24 Finals: Cake Box Holdings, Civitas Social Housing, D4T4 Solutions, Fastjet, Zoo Digital Group Interim: Porvair Economic announcement: CBI Distributive Trades Surveys Tuesday June 25 Finals: Gear4music (Holdings), IMImobile, Mind Gym, Northgate, Redcentric, Tekmar Group Interim: Pressure Technologies Economic announcement: BBA Mortgage Lending Figures Wednesday June 26...

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Mayor considers workplace parking charges to pay for sustainable mass transit system

June 21, 2019
Mayor considers workplace parking charges to pay for sustainable mass transit system

A workplace parking levy scheme could be introduced by Bristol City Council to fund its planned mass transit scheme, Mayor Marvin Rees said this week as he outlined measures aimed at limiting the impact of climate change on the city. In a speech to coincide with Clean Air Day,...

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The LAST WORD: Anton Mann, director of Port O’Bristol by Xisto Wines

June 21, 2019
The LAST WORD: Anton Mann, director of Port O’Bristol by Xisto Wines

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 Anton Mann, director of PORT O’BRISTOL by Xisto Wines, answers our 10 questions. What was the last:  Film you watched? Eddie the Eagle. I always had a lot of time...

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‘Best pitch’ award for Bristol biomed firm aiming to tackle problem of antibiotic resistance

June 21, 2019
‘Best pitch’ award for Bristol biomed firm aiming to tackle problem of antibiotic resistance

Bristol biomedical tech firm Vitamica, which is transforming the way clinicians make decisions about antibiotics, has been crowned as the city’s best up-and-coming technology business. The firm, based in the Unit DX science lab, won the popular vote and was named ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ at SETsquared Bristol’s annual Tech-Xpo. ...

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Property developers spark flex-space race as co-working trend continues to build

June 21, 2019

Flexible office space is set to double in Bristol over the next five years, according to research from global property consultants JLL – but it says the trend is not just about co-working’. The flex-space market is expanding rapidly in the city, with new entrants such as London-based Runway...

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Airbnb World Cup windfall ‘just not cricket’ says hotel association as it lobbies for short-let regulations

June 21, 2019
Airbnb World Cup windfall ‘just not cricket’ says hotel association as it lobbies for short-let regulations

Unregulated short-term lets and private properties listed on Airbnb in Bristol have delivered a £800,000 blow to the city’s hotels and B&Bs during the Cricket World Cup, according to their pressure group. The Bristol Hoteliers Association, which represents 40 hotels in the city providing more than 4,000 beds for tourists and business guests,...

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Event highlights how Bristol Private Equity Club is supporting city’s tech entrepreneurs

June 21, 2019
Event highlights how Bristol Private Equity Club is supporting city’s tech entrepreneurs

Sixty of Bristol’s most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders have gathered to hear how they can support the city’s fledgling and growing tech businesses reach their potential. The event was the biggest meeting so far of members of Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC). Since its launch three years ago, the club’s members...

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