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Leading-edge work in Islamic finance sector earns Foot Anstey top FinTech award

October 3, 2022
Leading-edge work in Islamic finance sector earns Foot Anstey top FinTech award

National law firm Foot Anstey has been named Fintech Law Firm of the Year 2022 at a prestigious specialist awards scheme – thanks to the efforts of its Bristol-based Islamic finance team. The Islamic Finance News (IFN) Law Awards celebrate and honour the best firms operating in the sector...

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Quartet of new trainee solicitors join Barcan+Kirby as it maintains staffing growth

October 3, 2022
Quartet of new trainee solicitors join Barcan+Kirby as it maintains staffing growth

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby has strengthened its team with the appointment of four new trainee solicitors. Grady Hali and Laura Brimson began their careers with the firm as paralegals before taking up trainee solicitor contracts. They have both started their seats in the firm’s family department. Meanwhile, Courtenay Salway...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

October 2, 2022
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Monday October 3 Finals: Quadrise Fuels International, James Halstead Interim: Tortilla Mexican Grill Economic announcement: PMI manufacturing Tuesday October 4 Interim: Inspiration Healthcare Group Trading announcements: Mondi, Greggs Wednesday October 5 Final: Netcall Interim: Tesco Economic announcements: PMI composite, PMI services Thursday October 6 Final: Avation Trading announcement: RS Group Economic announcement: Halifax house price index Friday October...

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More success for Bristol’s film and TV industry as Killing Eve production firm opens in city

September 30, 2022
More success for Bristol’s film and TV industry as Killing Eve production firm opens in city

The production company behind the hugely successful TV spy thriller series Killing Eve has set up a new development and production arm to make programmes in Bristol in a move that comes after a sharp rise in the economic contribution the film and television industry makes to the city. The latest...

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Businesses overwhelmingly back BID in ballot to continue to improve Bristol city centre

September 30, 2022
Businesses overwhelmingly back BID in ballot to continue to improve Bristol city centre

Bristol City Centre Business Improvement District (BID) has vowed to continue to improve the area through innovative projects after securing a second five-year term in a ballot of its levy payers. The results, released this afternoon, show 79% of the votes cast were for the BID to continue for...

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Bristol social enterprise gains £12k of digital marketing as first winner of agency’s support scheme

September 30, 2022
Bristol social enterprise gains £12k of digital marketing as first winner of agency’s support scheme

A social enterprise working to support a healthy, thriving community in South Bristol has been chosen as the first winner of a charity support programme launched in the city by digital marketing agency Noble Performs. Under the Noble Deeds scheme, which the agency’s North American parent company has operated...

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Double-digit growth at Burges Salmon testament to commitment of its people, says managing partner

September 30, 2022
Double-digit growth at Burges Salmon testament to commitment of its people, says managing partner

Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon has hailed a 10% increase in annual turnover as a reflection of the contribution and productivity of its people. The firm, which has an 800-strong workforce across its Bristol HQ and London and Edinburgh offices, grew turnover by 10% to £119.2m in the financial year...

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Green light for pharma firm to build world-beating £58m inhalation tech centre in Bristol

September 30, 2022
Green light for pharma firm to build world-beating £58m inhalation tech centre in Bristol

Pharmaceutical firm Vectura has been granted planning permission for a world-class ‘inhalation centre of excellence’ on the outskirts of Bristol as it looks to expand its operations and develop innovative new treatments. The firm, controversially acquired by tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) £1.1bn a year ago, revealed its...

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Opportunities for firms in China’s Guizhou Province to be outlined at mid-autumn festival event

September 30, 2022
Opportunities for firms in China’s Guizhou Province to be outlined at mid-autumn festival event

Businesses have the chance to find out more about the work of the Bristol and West of England China Bureau while also celebrating the Chinese mid-autumn festival at a special event in the city next week. The event takes place under the theme of ‘All Under One Moon’ –...

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