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£4.6m Australian university contract extends international reach of Bristol education firm Tribal

September 24, 2014
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£4.6m Australian university contract extends international reach of Bristol education firm Tribal

Bristol-based international education services supplier Tribal is to provide its SITS:vision student management system to Deakin University in Australia in a deal worth 8.4m Australian dollars (£4.6m). Some 16% of the university’s 50,000 students are from overseas and around 30% undertake the majority of their studies primarily through online...

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Bristol to host major conference tackling the safety and security of the software that runs our lives

September 23, 2014
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Bristol to host major conference tackling the safety and security of the software that runs our lives

More than 100 leading software engineers and academics will gather in Bristol later this month to attend a major conference giving the latest insights into the increasingly vital area of safe and secure software. With highly-integrated and sophisticated IT and mobile systems impacting evermore on everyday life – from...

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Bristol Zoological Society recruits primate expert as head of conservation science

September 23, 2014
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Bristol Zoological Society recruits primate expert as head of conservation science

World-leading primate expert Dr Gráinne McCabe has been appointed as the new head of conservation science of the Bristol Zoological Society. Dr McCabe, pictured, will head the conservation science and research team at the Bristol Zoological Society – which operates Bristol Zoo Gardens and the recently-opened Wild Place Project...

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Government offers grants towards superfast broadband to Bristol firms

September 22, 2014
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Government offers grants towards superfast broadband to Bristol firms

Small and medium-sized businesses in Bristol are being encouraged to apply for Government grants worth up to £3,000 to get faster broadband speeds and better connectivity. Under the scheme, which runs until next March, businesses can apply for a voucher which they can use towards installing faster and better...

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Lambert Smith Hampton appoints new director of planning in Bristol office

September 22, 2014
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Lambert Smith Hampton appoints new director of planning in Bristol office

The Bristol office of national property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has appointed Marcus Plaw as director of planning as it continues to build its portfolio in the South West. Marcus, pictured, joins from Colliers International where he was associate director. At LSH he will provide a planning consultancy...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

September 21, 2014
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Monday 22 September Interims: Moss Bros, NetDimensions, Waterlogic Finals: Allergy Therapeutics, Finsbury Food, Gemfields Trading statement: Dairy Crest AGMs: Amiad Water Systems, Braveheart Investment Group, Provexis, Tungsten Corporation EGM: SOCO International Tuesday 23 September Interims: AA, AG Barr, Air Partner, Cupid, Faroe Petroleum, GLI Finance, Horizon Discovery Group, KBC...

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Four new recruits at DTZ in Bristol as market continues to recover

September 19, 2014
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Four new recruits at DTZ in Bristol as market continues to recover

Property consultancy DTZ has appointed four surveyors to its Bristol office. James Banks, Andrew Flower and Ben Johnson join as senior surveyors to the professional advisory services, rating and project & building consultancy teams respectively, while Sarah James-Nock joins as surveyor to the retail management team. James Banks is...

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Spotlight to be shone on Bristol’s role as a major regional city at property breakfast

September 19, 2014
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Spotlight to be shone on Bristol’s role as a major regional city at property breakfast

The Bristol office of property advisory firm GVA is to look at how the city region can grow and compete with other major regional centres as the UK’s economic outlook improves and the property market hots up. It is staging a breakfast seminar on September 25 when its experts...

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Corporate finance team at BDO in Bristol strengthened by three new arrivals

September 19, 2014
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Corporate finance team at BDO in Bristol strengthened by three new arrivals

The Bristol office of accountancy and business advisory firm BDO has strengthened its corporate finance division with three new appointments. James Thomas has joined as director after 13 years at ICON Corporate Finance in Bristol. His appointment bolsters the firm’s expertise in the South West to facilitate deals in...

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Businesses urged to back social enterprise that mentors and inspires Bristol’s inner city youth

September 19, 2014
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Businesses urged to back social enterprise that mentors and inspires Bristol’s inner city youth

BYEP, the Bristol-based social enterprise dedicated to mentoring, enterprise training and inspiring young people, is calling on businesses to support it as it embarks on an ambitious five-year plan to support young people from the inner city. The plan sets out key targets to support those who might find...

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Bristol app Wriggle placed among Europe’s top seven fledgling tech companies

September 19, 2014
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Bristol app Wriggle placed among Europe’s top seven fledgling tech companies

Fast-growing Bristol-based mobile app Wriggle, which connects users to exclusive, on-the-day discounts at bars, restaurants and events, has been named as one of the top seven tech start-ups in Europe. The innovative firm landed the prestigious title at Seedcamp 2014 – a gathering of 20 of Europe’s best seed-stage...

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Crowd-funding appeal focuses on turning Bristol’s 20th Century Flicks dramatic vision into reality

September 19, 2014
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Crowd-funding appeal focuses on turning Bristol’s 20th Century Flicks dramatic vision into reality

Bristol’s legendary 20th Century Flicks video shop has launched a crowd-funding campaign to help secure its future and develop what it hopes will be the ultimate store for film buffs. The business has been a mecca for film fans across the region for more than 30 years with an...

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Top digital industry award for Bristol agency e3 Media’s ground-breaking Royal Navy website

September 19, 2014
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Top digital industry award for Bristol agency e3 Media’s ground-breaking Royal Navy website

Bristol digital creative agency e3 Media has landed one of the industry’s top awards for its work developing a new website and digital presence for the Royal Navy. Winning the Web Design and Build category at last night’s prestigious BIMA awards – which celebrate the ‘Best of British Digital’...

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