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Valuation surveyor’s arrival bolsters Bruton Knowles’ Bristol office

July 24, 2017
Valuation surveyor’s arrival bolsters Bruton Knowles’ Bristol office

Bruton Knowles, the national commercial property agency, has strengthened its Bristol-based valuations team with the appointment of Brendan O’Haire. Brendan has experience of the buoyant Bristol market having worked in the city since he graduated in 2009 – first with Edward Symmons, then with Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) and...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 23, 2017
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Monday 24 July Interims: Ascential, Dialight, McColl’s Retail, Microgen, Reckitt Benckiser, SThree Final: Tungsten Corp Trading statements: Cranswick, Ryanair AGMs: Active Energy, Connemara Mining, Cranswick, Mx Oil, Paternoster Resources, Petrel Resources, Prime People, Proxama, Solo Oil, Uvenco EGM: Proxama   Tuesday 25 July Interims: Croda International, Domino’s Pizza, Fevertree...

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Shake-up at the top of Airbus’s UK arm raises questions over its post-Brexit future

July 21, 2017
Shake-up at the top of Airbus’s UK arm raises questions over its post-Brexit future

Airbus’s top UK boss Paul Kahn has left the group and his role has been scrapped in a move that has raised concerns among some industry watchers that British influence in European-owned aerospace giant is being reduced ahead of Brexit. Airbus in the UK will now be head by...

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High-quality refurb at office scheme proves recipe for success in attracting Japanese food firm

July 21, 2017
High-quality refurb at office scheme proves recipe for success in attracting Japanese food firm

Japanese food tech firm Cookpad is to open its first UK base in Bristol, taking space in the high-quality Silversmiths office scheme that forms part of the largescale Glassfields development on Temple Way. Cookpad is Japan’s largest recipe sharing service which allows visitors to upload and search through original,...

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Be HERE now. Rebrand brings future of former HTV studio building into focus as creative hub

July 21, 2017
Be HERE now. Rebrand brings future of former HTV studio building into focus as creative hub

The new branding for one of Bristol’s most iconic commercial buildings – the former HTV West studio and HQ on Bath Road – was unveiled today as its owners continue to repurpose it for a new generation of creatives. The 60s-built landmark started life as a studio complex in...

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Market launch for Bristol-made gaming robot within reach as inventors receive £5.8m investment

July 21, 2017
Market launch for Bristol-made gaming robot within reach as inventors receive £5.8m investment

Reach Robotics, the Bristol-based robotics, augmented reality and mobile gaming firm, has secured a £5.8m investment as its first robots prepare to take part in a global test programme. The funding will help Reach take its MekaMon intelligent gaming robot to market as well as strengthening its team. Reach...

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Challenging market conditions fail to dent growth at specialist insurer

July 21, 2017
Challenging market conditions fail to dent growth at specialist insurer

Bristol-based legal expenses insurer ARAG achieved an 11% growth in consolidated income to £12.3m last year despite challenging times for its sector. The firm, the UK arm of the giant ARAG German insurance group, said it expected further challenges over the coming year due to a combination of political...

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Marketing agency recruits eighth staff member as it marks its eighth birthday

July 21, 2017
Marketing agency recruits eighth staff member as it marks its eighth birthday

Bristol digital marketing agency Digirank has celebrated its eighth birthday by growing its team to eight members. Rapid growth and an increasing client base means the agency, based in Temple Studios at Temple Gate, has been able to hire three more digital experts over the past year.  Victoria Hockley...

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Lack of suitable office space in Bath forces fast-growing creative agency to relocate to Bristol

July 21, 2017
Lack of suitable office space in Bath forces fast-growing creative agency to relocate to Bristol

Fast-growing brand, creative and digital agency Mr B and Friends is to move from Bath to Bristol after failing to find a suitable office in its home city to meet its expansion plans. The firm was formed in a bedroom 11 years ago by CEO Simon Barbato, pictured, and...

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