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Rush of deals at landmark Spectrum office building reflects strong city centre market

September 23, 2016
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Rush of deals at landmark Spectrum office building reflects strong city centre market

Landmark Bristol city centre office scheme The Spectrum Building is now 70% let following a number of recent deals. The building’s owners London-based Affinity Global, advised by V7 Asset Management, also based in London, has completed a total of 16,500 sq ft of lettings. Software and outsourcing specialist Civica...

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Jordans Corporate Law looks for more growth with senior team appointment

September 23, 2016
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Jordans Corporate Law looks for more growth with senior team appointment

Bristol-based specialist law firm Jordans Corporate Law has appointed Anthony Young as head of corporate law. Jordans said attracting such a highly experienced corporate lawyer was a clear indication of continued growth at the firm.  Jordans Corporate Law was launched in 2013 under the Alternative Business Structure arrangements, introduced...

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Burges Salmon plays lead role in Bristol industrial design agency management buy-out

September 23, 2016
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Burges Salmon plays lead role in Bristol industrial design agency management buy-out

Corporate finance experts from Bristol-headquartered law firm Burges Salmon have advised the shareholders of leading design and innovation consultancy Kinneir Dufort on its management buy-out. As reported by Bristol Business News last week, the deal to acquire Bristol-based Kinneir Dufort was backed by equity investor Mobeus. The Burges Salmon...

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Vince Cable to shed light on post-Brexit economic outlook and industrial policy at Bristol event

September 23, 2016
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Vince Cable to shed light on post-Brexit economic outlook and industrial policy at Bristol event

Bristol business leaders will get a chance to hear the thoughts of former Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable on the economy post-Brexit when he visits the city next month. The former senior Liberal Democrat MP, pictured, will be in conversation with the Institute of Directors’ chief economist James Sproule...

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Specialist software gets taste for food and drink awards sponsorship

September 23, 2016
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Specialist software gets taste for food and drink awards sponsorship

Bristol-based agricultural software specialist Agrantec has agreed a two-year sponsorship deal with regional food and drink award scheme, the Taste of the West Awards. Agrantec will support the 2016 Champion Meat & Poultry award, the winner of which will be announced at the awards ceremony at Exeter Cathedral on...

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Trio of enterprise advisers taken on by LEP to boost links with education sector

September 23, 2016
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Trio of enterprise advisers taken on by LEP to boost links with education sector

The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership has appointed three enterprise advisers for its Careers Enterprise Company, which offers strategic support to schools. The company aims to create powerful connections between local businesses and education providers.  Joining as enterprise advisers are UWE associate dean, research, innovation & partnerships at Prof Jenny Ames,...

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City’s top lawyers and legal firms line up for coveted Bristol Law Society Awards

September 23, 2016
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City’s top lawyers and legal firms line up for coveted Bristol Law Society Awards

The cream of Bristol’s legal firms and individual lawyers will be recognised next month at the region’s most prestigious legal awards. Twelve categories will be hotly contested at the annual Bristol Law Society Awards, ranging from Law Student of the Year, to Team of the Year and Law Firm...

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SMEs missing out, by definition, on R&D tax breaks, warns Smith & Williamson

September 23, 2016
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SMEs missing out, by definition, on R&D tax breaks, warns Smith & Williamson

Thousands of businesses are still missing out Research & Development (R&D) tax credits and time is running out for them to claim for calendar year 2014, warns Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group with a large office in Bristol. New figures from HMRC show that...

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First firms arrive at UWE’s innovative Future Space as it opens for business

September 23, 2016
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First firms arrive at UWE’s innovative Future Space as it opens for business

The state-of-the-art Future Space business workspace at UWE’s Frenchay Campus has been handed over to the management team at Oxford Innovation as its third business moves in. Future Space provides a unique destination for science and technology companies and includes shared and co-working offices, an equipped lab, upgradeable workshops and...

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Temple Bright passes 50 partner milestone as it celebrates six years in business

September 23, 2016
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Temple Bright passes 50 partner milestone as it celebrates six years in business

Innovative law firm Temple Bright, launched in Bristol in 2010, this week added three new partners – taking its total number of partners to 51 and passing the half-century mark for the first time. The new partners take up roles in real estate, pensions and financial services.  Temple Bright’s...

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£1.1m profit for SCISYS as it bounces back from last year’s crisis

September 23, 2016
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£1.1m profit for SCISYS as it bounces back from last year’s crisis

Specialist IT group SCISYS, which has a base in Bristol, has bounced back into profit with trading figures for the half year to the end of June showing a complete recovery from its disastrous 2015. The Chippenham-based group, which sells complex software systems to the space, defence, media and government sectors,...

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Festival of Female Entrepreneurs: Full programme

September 22, 2016
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Festival of Female Entrepreneurs: Full programme

The Festival of Female Entrepreneurs returns to Bristol next month for its fifth year, with a jam-packed programme featuring amazing entrepreneurs and inspirational start-ups. Among those taking part will be Julie Deane of The Cambridge Satchel Company, tech entrepreneur Alex Depledge and Oliver Bonas founder Oliver Tress.  Panels will...

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Festival of Female Entrepreneurs: Start-Up Award ready to showcase up-and-coming business talent

September 22, 2016
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Festival of Female Entrepreneurs: Start-Up Award ready to showcase up-and-coming business talent

The Bristol-based Festival of Female Entrepreneurs (FFE) is on the look-out for up-and-coming female business talent to enter its annual awards as it prepares to return to the city for a fifth year. The FFE, organised by small business support group Enterprise Nation, stages its high-profile annual event at...

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