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Warfare tech tools developed for Royal Navy deployed by Bristol firm to help cruise line

September 25, 2020
Warfare tech tools developed for Royal Navy deployed by Bristol firm to help cruise line

Bristol-based tech innovator Geollect is helping the world’s largest cruise line get back to sea after the industry was plunged into turmoil by the covid-19 pandemic. Geollect is utilising the same tools built for the Royal Navy to support Carnival Corporation’s ships in monitoring risk and understanding global restrictions...

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Temple Bright advises on second phase of high-end Marylebone healthcare facility

September 25, 2020
Temple Bright advises on second phase of high-end Marylebone healthcare facility

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright has advised on the second phase of a project by long-standing client Ambulatory Surgery International (ASI) to convert offices in London’s Marylebone into a high-end healthcare day surgery and outpatient diagnostics facility. Welbeck Health, ASI’s trading name, is a day surgery start-up...

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UWE opens new round of funding for innovative firms aiming to meet challenges of Covid-19

September 25, 2020
UWE opens new round of funding for innovative firms aiming to meet challenges of Covid-19

Businesses looking to innovate and address new challenges that have arisen from Covid-19 can apply for funding from a £1m recovery fund set up by UWE Bristol. Following on from a successful first round, the university has launched the second round of funding for its Digital Innovation Fund, which...

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Success on a plate for Bristol food and drink firms as global markets link-up goes virtual

September 25, 2020
Success on a plate for Bristol food and drink firms as global markets link-up goes virtual

Food and drink producers from Bristol and its surroundings had the opportunity to meet commercial trade officers working across the world this week at the first-ever virtual Meet the Market Expert event. Some 80 businesses booked meetings with more than 50 global trade officers representing 40-plus countries. In total...

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Innovation manager joins Future Space hub as it looks to bring in new ways of working

September 24, 2020
Innovation manager joins Future Space hub as it looks to bring in new ways of working

Bristol science and tech hub Future Space has appointed Aimeé Skinner as its new innovation manager in a move that further enhances its offering to member companies in a rapidly-changing business environment. Aimeé, pictured, joined Oxford Innovation, which operates Future Space on behalf of UWE, from Bristol Water, where she...

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Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economic Plan: National business reaction

September 24, 2020
Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economic Plan: National business reaction

Measures in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economic Plan have been welcomed as “bold steps” and “a shot in the arm” for industry by the UK’s leading business groups. The CBI said it would save hundreds of thousands of viable jobs while the British Chambers of Commerce said it would...

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Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economy Plan: Bristol business reaction

September 24, 2020
Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economy Plan: Bristol business reaction

The Winter Economic Plan announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak today may help stave off mass unemployment, but it failed to target support to those sectors that need it most, according to the West of England’s largest business organisation. Business West, which runs Bristol Chamber of Commerce, along with other...

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Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economy Plan: Key points

September 24, 2020
Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economy Plan: Key points

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled his Winter Economy Plan to help businesses and their employees as Covid-19 continues to have a devastating impact. The key points are:  A Jobs Support Scheme for employees will replace the furlough scheme, which effectively paid people not to work. Under this new scheme,...

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PwC maintains commitment to recruit young talent to its Bristol office as it looks beyond Covid

September 24, 2020
PwC maintains commitment to recruit young talent to its Bristol office as it looks beyond Covid

Global accountancy group PwC has taken on 44 new graduate and school leaver recruits in the West of England as it continues to grow its presence across the region. The new joiners will be based in PwC’s Bristol office, although owing to the ongoing pandemic they will be onboarded virtually. ...

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