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New planning partner for Alder King as demand for its expertise continues despite Covid-19

November 24, 2020
New planning partner for Alder King as demand for its expertise continues despite Covid-19

Bristol-based property consultancy Alder King has appointed Gareth Jackson as a partner in its planning team to help service continuing strong demand for its planning services. Gareth, pictured, has joined the firm after 10 years in London, most recently as planning director at real estate group Dominvs, where he...

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Plea for more help for businesses as government announces new regional tier restrictions

November 24, 2020
Plea for more help for businesses as government announces new regional tier restrictions

The government has been warned that it cannot “keep switching businesses on and off like a light switch” through Covid-19 related national lockdowns and regional tiers without expecting severe consequences.  Instead, firms need a plan that keeps them, and the economy, open throughout winter and beyond, according to Business...

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Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office recruits advisory and turnaround expert

November 23, 2020
Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office recruits advisory and turnaround expert

Business turnaround specialist Claire Burden has joined the Bristol office of financial and professional services firm Smith & Williamson as a partner in its national advisory consultancy business.  Claire, pictured, arrives at Smith & Williamson after spending 10 years in industry, including spells as head of finance at Bristol-based OVO Energy and as finance...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

November 22, 2020
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Monday November 23 Finals: Carr’s Group, Cerillion, Daily Mail Interims: Cake Box Holdings, Codemasters Group Holdings, LXI REIT, Mind Gym, NextEnergy Solar, Northern Bear, Sirius Real Estate, Sysgroup, Thruvision Group Tuesday November 24 Finals: Compass Group, Greencore, Ten Lifestyle, Treatt, UDG Healthcare Interims: AO World, CML Microcircuits, Eckoh, Design Group, Pennon, Pets At...

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Tech-driven marketing agency’s hyper-growth earns it place in prestigious Fast 50 rankings

November 20, 2020
Tech-driven marketing agency’s hyper-growth earns it place in prestigious Fast 50 rankings

Expansion of nearly 1,700% in just four years has put a Bristol-based marketing agency among the UK’s fastest-growing tech firms. Seeker Digital has been ranked 25 in the Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50 2020 – the only agency to make the list this year and one of just two...

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TIME magazine puts Bristol-developed VR tech into its Top 100 inventions of 2020

November 20, 2020
TIME magazine puts Bristol-developed VR tech into its Top 100 inventions of 2020

Virtual reality technology developed in Bristol by immersive training company Virti has been included in TIME magazine’s prestigious annual Best Inventions List. The high-profile list – unveiled in the US yesterday – showcases the 100 products that are making the world “better, smarter, and even a little more fun”,...

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Locked-down players and online upgrade trigger big sales haul for retro arcade gaming firm

November 20, 2020
Locked-down players and online upgrade trigger big sales haul for retro arcade gaming firm

Turnover and profits at a firm making retro arcade machines have soared this year following an online overhaul carried out by a team of Bristol- based digital marketeers. Bitcade achieved 370% revenue growth to just under £700,000, with website inquiries trebling and substantially improved conversion rates, after the 12-month...

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Bristol on launchpad as new space hub after government urges firms to harness power of high-flying sector

November 20, 2020
Bristol on launchpad as new space hub after government urges firms to harness power of high-flying sector

Bristol has been chosen as one of seven new UK space hubs to harness innovation in the industry and boost its advanced engineering, tech and science sectors. Initial funding for the hub will come from the UK Space Agency to bring together experts and business leaders to identify and showcase...

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Coding bootcamp rebranded by Fiasco Design to reflects its values of diversity and inclusivity

November 20, 2020
Coding bootcamp rebranded by Fiasco Design to reflects its values of diversity and inclusivity

Bristol-based design agency Fiasco has rebranded an award-winning coding bootcamp as it steps up its mission to help to address the gender imbalance in the tech industry and give people the training they need for a career in the sector. Mayden Academy, which was launched in 2015 by Bath...

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