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Senior planner appointment strengthens Savills’ Bristol team

February 27, 2015
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Senior planner appointment strengthens Savills’ Bristol team

Savills Bristol has appointed Chloë Clark as senior planner. Chloë, pictured, who qualified as a chartered town planner in 2012, joins Savills from Hunter Page Planning in Cheltenham. Chloë has experience of a range of residential and commercial development projects, as well as urban regeneration and rural conversion schemes...

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CLIC Sargent North Bristol base sold to Africa Inland Mission

February 27, 2015
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CLIC Sargent North Bristol base sold to Africa Inland Mission

Children and young people’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent has sold the freehold of its former regional office in north Bristol to another charity. Property consultancy Alder King has finalised the sale of Unit E, Abbey Wood Business Park in Filton, to Africa Inland Mission International, which is relocating from...

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Small business funder Ultimate Finance Group expands into Scotland

February 27, 2015
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Small business funder Ultimate Finance Group expands into Scotland

Bristol-based Ultimate Finance Group, which provides funding to small and medium-sized enterprises, has opened its first office in Scotland. Heading the new Glasgow base is Richard Waldman, pictured, who is well known in financial circles having spent more than 20 years in the industry.  For 10 years, he was...

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National business award shortlisting for Bristol optometrist

February 27, 2015
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National business award shortlisting for Bristol optometrist

Optometrist Lynne Fernandes has made it through to the finals of a prestigious national business award. Lynne, pictured, who runs three successful practices across Bristol and Nailsea, has been shortlisted for Optometrist of the Year in the Optician Awards 2015. The annual Optician Awards are run by Optician magazine,...

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Lawyers hit the right note with Pop Go The Legals battle of the bands

February 27, 2015
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Lawyers hit the right note with Pop Go The Legals battle of the bands

Barnstorming versions of Teenage Kicks and Disco 2000 helped The Mighty Rufus clinch the coveted first prize in the Bristol law firm battle of the bands. The five-piece band, drawn from Osborne Clarke and Bond Dickinson, wowed the 300-strong crowd at The Tunnels last night with a strong eight-song...

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Bulldog spirit channelled by plasterboard firm Siniat for innovative YouTube campaign

February 27, 2015
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Bulldog spirit channelled by plasterboard firm Siniat for innovative YouTube campaign

Bristol-based plasterboard manufacturer Siniat has harnessed the marketing power of YouTube to launch a new product range to builders. The firm, which has a factory at Easton-in-Gordano, wanted to pitch its innovative range of metal partition frames called Bulldog against more traditional timber products – with a key part...

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Business Showcase South West 2015 signs up Barclays as latest blue-chip sponsor

February 27, 2015
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Business Showcase South West 2015 signs up Barclays as latest blue-chip sponsor

Barclays has become the latest blue-chip company to sponsor Business Showcase South West 2015 – the region’s biggest business exhibition which returns for a second year in May. Barclays joins First Great Western and Enterprise Rent-a-car in sponsoring the event staged again at Bristol’s Colston Hall. Following last year’s...

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Fast-growing software firm Iken Business moves into bigger office

February 26, 2015
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Fast-growing software firm Iken Business moves into bigger office

Bristol specialist software firm Iken Business has relocated into larger waterfront offices to support its continuing expansion. The move to 1 Georges Square off Victoria Street has also been triggered by the redevelopment of its previous base – the 1970s Lewins Place block in Lewins Mead, which is among...

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Smith & Williamson recruits pension specialist to its assurance and business services team

February 26, 2015
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Smith & Williamson recruits pension specialist to its assurance and business services team

Cathy Allen, a pension specialist with more than 20 years’ industry experience, has joined the Bristol office of the accountancy and investment management group Smith & Williamson. As an associate director in the firm’s assurance and business services team, Cathy, pictured, manages a range of pension scheme audits and...

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Bristol takes its place as one of the world’s leading Fairtrade cities

February 25, 2015
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Bristol takes its place as one of the world’s leading Fairtrade cities

Bristol has celebrated its 10th year as a Fairtrade city – one of only five cities across the world to have supported the global ethical organisation for more than a decade. The landmark achievement was celebrated by Fairtrade volunteers, business leaders and politicians at a gathering in the Orangery...

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Stephen Rosser re-elected to chief executive post at Clarke Willmott as its growth continues

February 25, 2015
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Stephen Rosser re-elected to chief executive post at Clarke Willmott as its growth continues

National law firm Clarke Willmott has re-elected Stephen Rosser as chief executive based in its Bristol office for a further term which will extend his tenure to April 2019. As part of the re-election of Stephen, pictured, the firm has adopted a new three-year strategy based on continued growth...

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Financial planner joins Bond Dickinson’s Bristol office as senior wealth adviser

February 25, 2015
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Financial planner joins Bond Dickinson’s Bristol office as senior wealth adviser

National law firm Bond Dickinson has appointed Greg Moss as a senior wealth adviser based in its Bristol office. Greg, a chartered financial planner and Fellow of the Personal Finance Society, joins Bond Dickinson Wealth Limited from Bristol firm Paradigm Norton Financial Planning. He will provide financial planning and...

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£22m Knightsbridge Rolex store deal handled by Burges Salmon team

February 24, 2015
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£22m Knightsbridge Rolex store deal handled by Burges Salmon team

Real estate and corporate lawyers from Bristol-headquartered Burges Salmon have advised on the record-breaking acquisition of one of London’s most-exclusive shopping addresses. The Rolex Store at One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge, was bought by a client of the firm for £22m less than four years after Russian businessman Grigory Guselnikov...

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