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Serviced workspace group Regus to expand across the South West – with help from Alder King

July 28, 2014
Serviced workspace group Regus to expand across the South West – with help from Alder King

Bristol-based property consultancy Alder King has been appointed by serviced workplace group Regus to lead its search for new business centre locations across the South West and South Wales.  The global firm, which has four sites in the Bristol area among the 300-plus it operates across the UK, is...

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Surveyors join CBRE’s Bristol office in move prompted by market recovery

July 28, 2014
Surveyors join CBRE’s Bristol office in move prompted by market recovery

Property consultancy CBRE has strengthened its Bristol operation with two new appointments. Robert Moran has joined the valuation consultancy team as a surveyor following four years at rival GVA and after qualifying as a chartered surveyor last year while Marcus Hutchings arrives from Workman to become part of the...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 28, 2014
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Monday 28 July Interims: Hiscox, JKX Oil & Gas, Reckitt Benckiser, Trinity Mirror, XP Power Finals: Filtronic, Goodwin, Great Eastern Energy, ITM Power Trading statements: Aberdeen Asset Management, Great Portland Estates, National Grid, Petra Diamonds, Ryanair AGMs: Cranswick, National Grid, PeerTV, Polar Capital, Rame Energy Economics: Nationwide house price...

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Social network out to revolutionise the way businesses engage with local communities

July 25, 2014
Social network out to revolutionise the way businesses engage with local communities

Neighbourly.com, an innovative new social network aimed at connecting community projects with companies, was launched in Bristol last night with the ambition to revolutionise corporate social responsibility. The business has been developed by local entrepreneur Nick Davies and is the first digital platform to be created for the largely...

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Aardman short film puts Bristol’s pioneering Deki micro loan charity in the frame

July 25, 2014
Aardman short film puts Bristol’s pioneering Deki micro loan charity in the frame

Bristol animation studio Aardman and city-based pioneering charity Deki have teamed up to produce a special 70-second film to illustrate how a loan of just £10 can change the lives of an entire family in the developing world. Using animation, Brigitte, Bruno and Ben, tells the story of Ben...

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Bristol’s tech brains invited to give food for thought and cook up new ideas at Just Eat hackathon

July 25, 2014
Bristol’s tech brains invited to give food for thought and cook up new ideas at Just Eat hackathon

Just Eat, the leading online takeaway food service which is setting up a specialist technology centre in Bristol, is inviting the city’s tech community to its first hackathon tomorrow. Using the Just Eat api – a set of programming instructions and standards for accessing web-based software applications – and...

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Bristol website aims to ease “tortuous and stressful process” of finding care home rooms

July 25, 2014
Bristol website aims to ease “tortuous and stressful process” of finding care home rooms

The first dedicated self-service letting agency that allows care home providers to fully manage room availability is to be launched in Bristol. Care Homes Now will provide an advertising platform for owners and managers of the 17,000 plus care homes across England. It will also offer a service for...

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Business West welcomes economic bounce back but wants more action to promote further growth

July 25, 2014
Business West welcomes economic bounce back but wants more action to promote further growth

Business West, the organisation that runs Bristol Chamber of Commerce and the Bristol Initiative, welcomed today’s strong Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures as “a shot in the arm for business” but warned more work needed to be done to ensure a sustainable economic recovery. The 0.8% quarterly increase in...

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Temple Bright helps Tilstone grow UK real estate base

July 25, 2014
Temple Bright helps Tilstone grow UK real estate base

Innovative law firm Temple Bright has advised Tilstone Investments on a series of significant real estate transactions, helping it grow its portfolio in the industrial and out-of-town retail property markets. The acquisitions mark Tilstone’s growing presence the UK real estate market, bringing with it years of experience under the...

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