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European Green Capital year ends with plea to Bristol businesses to continue sustainable innovation

February 5, 2016
European Green Capital year ends with plea to Bristol businesses to continue sustainable innovation

Bristol’s year as European Green Capital officially ended this afternoon with a pledge by its key players to keep the city at the leading edge of sustainable business innovation. A closing ceremony staged at Colston Hall looked back over Bristol’s year in the green spotlight and at its legacy....

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Bristol’s top stylists, designers and artists take centre stage at fashion show

February 5, 2016
Bristol’s top stylists, designers and artists take centre stage at fashion show

The Hobbs Show – the largest fashion show in the UK outside of London – will put Bristol’s fashion industry in the spotlight tomorrow. The night of style, music and performance – the last to be staged by iconic Bristol salon Hobbs – will offer a  platform for the...

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The LAST WORD: Peter Clough, head of Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office

February 5, 2016
The LAST WORD: Peter Clough, head of Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office

Each week Bristol Business News lets a prominent member of the area’s business community have the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Peter Clough, head of Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you watched? Amy – a brilliantly put together...

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Takeover puts Bristol private jet charter firm on flightpath for further growth

February 5, 2016
Takeover puts Bristol private jet charter firm on flightpath for further growth

Private jet hire firm Bristol Flying Centre (BFC), which flies celebrities, sports stars and business people from Bristol Airport, has been acquired by Guernsey-based Pula Aviation. BFC also operates aircraft management and handling, maintenance and engineering as well as pilot training. The acquisition includes its subsidiary Centreline Air Charter...

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Top award recognises fast-growing Heat Recruitment’s forward-thinking approach to business

February 5, 2016
Top award recognises fast-growing Heat Recruitment’s forward-thinking approach to business

Bristol-based specialist recruitment firm Heat is celebrating winning a top prize at the coveted Employment Engagement Awards 2015. The firm, which specialises in recruitment for the accountancy and financial sectors, topped the Project of the Year (Private Sector – 0/50 staff) category. The Employee Engagement Awards recognise and celebrate...

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Green light for Redcliff demolition brings regeneration of city’s ‘forgotten quarter’ a step closer

February 5, 2016

Development in Bristol city centre’s next growth area is to get underway following city council consent for the demolition and archaeological investigation of a derelict site in Redcliffe. The decision paves the way for phase two of the Redcliff Quarter development – an area of 330 high-quality new homes,...

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Bristol venues book their places among the winners in regional tourism excellence awards

February 5, 2016
Bristol venues book their places among the winners in regional tourism excellence awards

Bristol’s Colston Hall, Hippodrome and SS Great Britain were among the winners at last night’s prestigious South West Tourism Excellence Awards. Held in Exeter Cathedral, the awards championed the quality and breadth of the region’s tourist industry – from guest houses, hotels, campsites and pubs to large attractions, cultural...

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Osborne Clarke team goes global to advise on €800m international property fund closure

February 5, 2016
Osborne Clarke team goes global to advise on €800m international property fund closure

The Bristol office of international law firm Osborne Clarke has demonstrated its global reach by advising on the closure of a major cross-border property fund. A team led by Bristol-based partner Tim Simmonds, pictured, worked with Nordic real estate private equity firm Niam on the close of its €800m...

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Bristol solicitor takes lead role in young lawyers’ anti-Brexit group

February 5, 2016
Bristol solicitor takes lead role in young lawyers’ anti-Brexit group

A Bristol technology solicitor is spearheading a national network of young lawyers campaigning to keep Britain in the European Union. Darren Jones, who works in the Bristol office of national law firm Bond Dickinson, is calling on other young lawyers from across the country to join the group’s campaign. ...

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