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Search starts to find Bristol’s happiest workplace – the humdrum and boring need not apply

December 17, 2014
Search starts to find Bristol’s happiest workplace – the humdrum and boring need not apply

A competition has been launched to find Bristol’s happiest workplace – and staff working for the city’s forward-looking employers are being urged to enter. The contest is being staged by Bristol-based workplace and interior design consultancy Wylde IA , which wants to know exactly what sets some of the...

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Jobless fall welcomed by Bristol Chamber, but it warns of weaknesses in economy

December 17, 2014

Bristol Chamber & Initiative welcomed another decrease in unemployment today but warned that “fundamental weaknesses” remain in the economy which threaten to hold back recovery. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published today show unemployment across the South West fell by 2,000 between August and October, taking...

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Greens can build a better Bristol, party leader insists on visit to city

December 10, 2014

Building a fairer and more sustainable society would create jobs and boost the economy, Green Party leader Natalie Bennett said on a visit to Bristol this afternoon. Speaking to Bristol Business News ahead of meetings in the city, Ms Bennett said it was a stereotype that her party was...

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Easyjet to add another three routes from Bristol Airport next summer

December 10, 2014

Low-cost airline easyJet today announced a further three new routes to its growing portfolio of destinations from Bristol Airport. Starting in April and May next year, the airline will fly to Bilbao, Isle of Man and Zante. EasyJet is already the airport’s largest operator and today’s announcement follows hot...

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HMRC targets solicitors to get their tax payments in order

December 10, 2014
HMRC targets solicitors to get their tax payments in order

Solicitors in Bristol are being urged by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to bring their tax affairs up to date or face tougher penalties. A new UK-wide tax scheme, the Solicitors’ Tax Campaign, is the latest voluntary disclosure opportunity from HMRC that gives specific groups of taxpayers the chance...

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Our year as European Green Capital will change people’s lives, Mayor vows as city takes over title

December 8, 2014
Our year as European Green Capital will change people’s lives, Mayor vows as city takes over title

Bristol today promised to stage the best-funded and most-comprehensive programme of events yet by any European Green Capital as it officially took over the title. The European Commission bestowed the title on the city from this year’s holders Copenhagen in a  ceremony in the Danish capital. Bristol is the...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

December 8, 2014
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Monday 8 December Final: Jelf Group AGMs: Hunter Resources, Stellar Diamonds EGM: Patagonia Gold Tuesday 9 December Interims: Ensor Holdings, Imimobile, Iomart Finals: easyHotel, OMG, Pressure Technologies, RWS Holdings, Treatt, Victrex, Zytronic Trading statement: ASOS AGMs: AB Dynamics, Billing Services Group, Debenhams, GCM Resources, Leed Resources, Xeros Technology Economics:...

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The LAST WORD: Gilbert Lemon, partner, Smith & Williamson

December 5, 2014
The LAST WORD: Gilbert Lemon, partner, Smith & Williamson

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Gilbert Lemon, partner at the Bristol office of accountancy and investment management group, Smith & Williamson, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you...

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Engine Shed’s role as platform for economic growth outlined as it marks its first anniversary

December 5, 2014
Engine Shed’s role as platform for economic growth outlined as it marks its first anniversary

Bristol’s innovation hub Engine Shed has celebrated its first year by revealing that it has created 128 jobs and contributed £8m to the West of England’s economy. The building, a unique collaboration between the University of Bristol, Bristol City Council and the  West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP),...

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