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Tech entrepreneur’s lost key incident unlocks idea for app that links finders and losers

November 29, 2019
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Tech entrepreneur’s lost key incident unlocks idea for app that links finders and losers

A Bristol tech start-up has launched the country’s first community-focussed lost property app as a way of reuniting some of the 50m items that go missing in the UK every year with their owners. Found, which can be used by the public and businesses, is the brainchild of Lance...

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Burges Salmon leads the charge from Bristol’s top law firms in latest Legal 500 Awards nominations

November 29, 2019
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Burges Salmon leads the charge from Bristol’s top law firms in latest Legal 500 Awards nominations

Some of Bristol’s largest law firms and leading lawyers are among those shortlisted in a prestigious national legal awards scheme, with Burges Salmon alone competing in 12 categories. Nominations for Legal 500 Awards 2020 are based on more than 70,000 interviews and months of research with in-house counsel, firms...

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Rebranding for long-running Bristol recruitment group as turnover soars to £500m

November 29, 2019
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Rebranding for long-running Bristol recruitment group as turnover soars to £500m

RSG, the long-established Bristol-based recruitment business, has brought its four core companies together under the same brand in a move that coincides with its annual turnover reaching the £500m mark for the first time. Privately-owned group RSG (Resource Solutions Group), which was founded 40 years ago and includes the...

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Temple Bright develops education niche with Gloucestershire trust win and free retainer service

November 29, 2019
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Temple Bright develops education niche with Gloucestershire trust win and free retainer service

and London law firm Temple Bright has won a significant appointment to advise Gloucestershire Learning Alliance, a trust with six schools. Like other multi-school partnerships established in recent years, the GLA Trust has been created to maximise opportunities arising from the sharing of resources and expertise.  It was launched...

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Royal Navy brings data science expertise from Bristol tech firm on board to help it get shipshape

November 29, 2019
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Royal Navy brings data science expertise from Bristol tech firm on board to help it get shipshape

Bristol-based specialist tech consultancy Techmodal is using its expertise in data science to help the Royal Navy undergo a major transformation. The firm is part of a group of businesses ranging from accountants PwC and Deloitte and software firm Kainos working supporting Navy Command’s senior leadership in its programme...

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Bristol Business News photo gallery: The Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards

November 29, 2019
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Bristol Business News photo gallery: The Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards

Bristol tourist attractions and hotels – as well as a volunteer at one of the city’s biggest museums – were among the winners in a major regional awards scheme. Greg Malpas, who volunteers at Aerospace Bristol, won Gold in the Customer Service Superstar category, while BBC Bristol Tours gained...

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Major care home contract for Bristol healthtech firm’s innovative medication system

November 29, 2019
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Major care home contract for Bristol healthtech firm’s innovative medication system

Bristol tech pioneer Invatech Health has secured a contract to supply 90 UK care homes with a system that helps improve medication safety, accountability and efficiency. The deal with Sanctuary Care, one of the UK’s largest care home firms, will roll out Invatech’s Atlas electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR)...

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Two more TV production firms set up home at Bristol’s creative and film hub

November 29, 2019
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Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios has attracted two more businesses as it strengthens its role at the heart of city’s creative and film industry. Award-winning kit hire and post provider Films@59 and live content technology specialist Loop Streaming and Productions bring the number of firms at the hub to 24. ...

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Trio of new occupiers give vote of confidence to transformed city centre office building

November 28, 2019
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Trio of new occupiers give vote of confidence to transformed city centre office building

A refurbished city centre office building is almost full after attracting three new occupiers in the past two months. Vintry Building, a 30,000 sq ft 1950s art deco building on Wine Street, was transformed three years ago with a new reception area, new cycle stores and showers as well...

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Butcombe Brewery strikes gold in coveted bottled drinks awards

November 28, 2019
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Butcombe Brewery strikes gold in coveted bottled drinks awards

The team at Butcombe Brewery are toasting their success in a prestigious awards scheme that celebrates the best of Britain’s bottle and canned drinks. The brewery, based at Wrington, landed two Golds in the British Bottlers’ Institute (BBI) Competition. Now in its 40th year, the contest is a blind...

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Lifetime Achievement title for TLT’s Robert Bourns at the British Legal Awards

November 27, 2019
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Lifetime Achievement title for TLT’s Robert Bourns at the British Legal Awards

Bristol lawyer Robert Bourns, a former managing partner and senior partner of Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession. Robert, who was also a former president of The Law Society of England & Wales, received...

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New director joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s valuation division in Bristol

November 27, 2019
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New director joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s valuation division in Bristol

National commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has appointed a new Bristol-based director to its growing valuation division. Jonathan Barnett, pictured, has joined LSH from the Bristol office of Christie + Co, the national firm of valuers, where he spent more than 15 years.  He has a particular...

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Call for ‘data fellows’ to take part in pioneering South West creative tech project

November 27, 2019
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Call for ‘data fellows’ to take part in pioneering South West creative tech project

A groundbreaking £6.5m project aiming to expand the use of creative technologies across the South West is seeking 24 people to explore the frontiers of data. The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) is recruiting ‘data fellows’ to ask questions about the current state of data in the region...

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