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DTZ Bristol’s valuation team takes on new graduate

November 19, 2014
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DTZ Bristol’s valuation team takes on new graduate

Victoria Moore, a graduate of Northumbria University, has joined national property agents DTZ’s Bristol office-based valuation team. Victoria, pictured, is one of 36 graduates to have recently joined the firm’s UK office network. Following an induction week at DTZ’s City of London office, Victoria has started a two-year training...

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Bristol IT group SciSys’ staff celebrate historic comet landing – even if it didn’t go quite to plan

November 18, 2014
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Bristol IT group SciSys’ staff celebrate historic comet landing – even if it didn’t go quite to plan

Staff at SciSys, the specialist software firm with a base in Bristol, have been celebrating their role in the historic touchdown of the Rosetta space mission’s lander on the comet 67P some 500million km from Earth. SciSys developed the software for the mission control system (MCS) for the European...

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Move for expanding software developer gives it space for further growth

November 17, 2014
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Move for expanding software developer gives it space for further growth

Specialist IT firm WPC Software has moved to a larger office in Bristol to accommodate its fast-expanding team. The firm, which employs nearly 30 people, has relocated from Keynsham, where it was based for 15 years, to premises in Longwell Green as it develops new software for the public...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

November 16, 2014
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Monday 17 November Interims: Latchways, Mitie, Redcentric, ReNeuron, Schroder Real Estate, Software Radio Technology Final: Diploma Trading statements: Bodycote, Keller EGM: Global Energy Development Economics: Rightmove house prices Tuesday 18 November Interims: British Land, Carclo, CML Microsystems, Enteq Upstream, Entertainment One Group, Halma, Homeserve, Intermediate Capital, McKay Securities, Sepura,...

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The LAST WORD: Tim Stringer, divisional director, Integral Build

November 14, 2014
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The LAST WORD: Tim Stringer, divisional director, Integral Build

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 Tim Stringer, divisional director of Integral Build, the Bristol-based specialists in construction, interiors, refurbishment and fit out, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you watched?  Wolf...

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Bristol ‘touchless technology’ pioneer gains funding to speed up product development

November 14, 2014
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Bristol ‘touchless technology’ pioneer gains funding to speed up product development

Ultrahaptics, the innovative University of Bristol spin-out company developing technology that uses ultrasound to create the feeling of touch in mid-air, has secured a £600,000 investment to accelerate product development. The funding has been led by London Stock Exchange-listed IP Group and one of its managed funds. It will...

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Burges Salmon helps Marks & Spencer get solar power behind the label

November 14, 2014
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Burges Salmon helps Marks & Spencer get solar power behind the label

Energy sector experts from Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon have advised retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) on a rooftop solar panel array for its state-of-the-art distribution centre – the largest commercial system of its kind in the UK. The Burges Salmon team, led by partner Nick Churchward...

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Redcliffe redevelopment gathers pace following land deal and new plans for former car park

November 14, 2014
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Redcliffe redevelopment gathers pace following land deal and new plans for former car park

The regeneration of Bristol’s Redcliffe area has stepped up a gear following a new land acquisition deal and a planning application for a mixed-use scheme. Redcliffe MCC, a joint venture between Change Real Estate and Cannon Family Office, submitted plans to Bristol City Council to develop a 0.8 acre...

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Victory for Veale Wasbrough Vizards’ education team in sector awards

November 14, 2014
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Victory for Veale Wasbrough Vizards’ education team in sector awards

Bristol law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards’ (VWV) education team has scooped a prestigious national award in recognition of its transactional prowess in in the sector. The firm won the Deal Makers category at the annual EducationInvestor Awards, which celebrate innovation and excellence among businesses and organisations in the sector....

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Serial entrepreneur takes up role as non-executive chairman at Pure Comms

November 14, 2014
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Serial entrepreneur takes up role as non-executive chairman at Pure Comms

Bristol-based investor and businessman Julian Telling has joined fast-growing Clevedon telecoms company Pure Comms as its non-executive chairman. Julian Telling, pictured, has been involved in many businesses in and around Bristol since setting up the Falcon Group in 1983 and growing it into one of the largest autonomous IFA...

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Event aims to demystify private equity for entrepreneurs

November 13, 2014
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Event aims to demystify private equity for entrepreneurs

Bristol entrepreneurs and small business owners are being offered a rare chance to meet some of the region’s most-active dealmakers at an event in the city aimed at demystifying private equity and highlighting finance options for growth, succession and exit. The ‘Inside Private Equity’ event is being staged by...

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Arnolfini interim director Kate Brindley appointed to role on permanent basis

November 13, 2014
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Arnolfini interim director Kate Brindley appointed to role on permanent basis

Arnolfini, Bristol’s centre for contemporary arts, has appointed Kate Brindley as its director after seven months in the post on an interim basis. Since becoming interim director in April, Kate, pictured, has built on Arnolfini’s success. Following Arts Council England’s commitment in July to ongoing funding for the centre,...

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New joiners boost Stuff Advertising’s client service team as agency continues to grow

November 13, 2014
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Bristol-based advertising agency Stuff has made two new appointments to its client service team. Lauren Tregaskes and Clare Szymanski join to support Stuff with its growing client base and business development activities. Lauren, pictured, joins as an account manager, having previously worked at Bray Leino, where she focused on a...

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