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Culture: A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Brandon Hill

July 26, 2019
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Culture: A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Brandon Hill

Touring theatre company The Lord Chamberlain’s Men celebrates its 15th birthday by returning to Bristol with a performance of one of Shakespeare’s most popular and best-loved comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this evening on Brandon Hill.  Shakespeare’s rustic and supernatural comedy is packed with some of his most famous...

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Dedicated free bus service is just the ticket for sustainable commuting at engineering group

July 26, 2019
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Dedicated free bus service is just the ticket for sustainable commuting at engineering group

International engineering group Babcock has got on board with bus operator Stagecoach West to make the commute to and from work easier and greener for staff at its North Bristol base. Stagecoach is providing a special dedicated shuttle services to serve Babcock International office on Bristol Business Park from...

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Eat your ‘greens’ in Bristol’s restaurants and cafes to help prevent school holiday hunger

July 26, 2019
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Eat your ‘greens’ in Bristol’s restaurants and cafes to help prevent school holiday hunger

Some of Bristol’s top restaurants and cafes are serving up dishes inspired by the colour green during the summer holidays in support of a project that provides meals to children’s holiday clubs across the city. A percentage of the money made from selling these dishes will be donated directly...

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School opens new ‘nurture room’ thanks to grant from Temple Quay construction firm

July 26, 2019
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School opens new ‘nurture room’ thanks to grant from Temple Quay construction firm

Funding from a trust operated by construction group Wates has helped an inner city Bristol school open a new classroom for students with learning difficulties. Hannah More primary school is in the shadow of the 2 and 3 Glass Wharf office buildings in Temple Quay, which were built by...

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Revenue growth picks up at Burges Salmon on back of new client wins

July 26, 2019
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Revenue growth picks up at Burges Salmon on back of new client wins

A raft of new client wins has helped Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon grow annual revenue by 5.1% to £94.6m The firm, which employs around 750 people in its Bristol head office and London office, also increased operating profit by 1.8%.  The performance was above the previous year’s...

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Bevan Brittan head office building sold in £35m deal

July 26, 2019
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Bevan Brittan head office building sold in £35m deal

A prime waterside office building in Bristol city centre has changed hands in a £35m deal.  The freehold of 89,010 sq ft Kings Orchard overlooking Castle Park and the Floating Harbour has been acquired by London investment firm CCLA on behalf of clients Local Authorities Mutual Investment Trust from...

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21% lending growth for Ultimate Finance as it supports SMEs through challenging times

July 25, 2019
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21% lending growth for Ultimate Finance as it supports SMEs through challenging times

Ultimate Finance, the Bristol-based independent provider of finance for small and medium-sized businesses, has achieved its strongest six-month period of lending. The firm lent £750m to SMEs in the first half of 2019, up 21% on the same period last year, meaning it has achieved growth of more than...

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Clampdown on single-use plastics earns Bishop Fleming Surfers Against Sewage ‘Champion’ status

July 25, 2019
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Clampdown on single-use plastics earns Bishop Fleming Surfers Against Sewage ‘Champion’ status

Regional accountancy group Bishop Fleming, which has the largest of its seven offices in Bristol, has been accredited as a ‘Plastic Free Champion’ by conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage. The accolade recognises the firm’s efforts to remove all single-use and avoidable plastics from across its office network.  Bishop Fleming,...

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Aldi brings in Synergy Creative to engage its employs as it maintains rapid expansion

July 25, 2019
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Aldi brings in Synergy Creative to engage its employs as it maintains rapid expansion

Aldi, the UK’s fastest-growing supermarket chain, has appointed Bristol-based employee engagement specialist Synergy Creative to support internal communications with its 36,000 staff across the UK and Ireland. The partnership, secured by Synergy Creative following a competitive pitch, includes support with Aldi’s internal communications strategy, creative campaigns and measurement.  It...

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Bristol Business News Blog: Kieren Windsor, Gregg Latchams. Professional advice can be the difference between business success and failure

July 24, 2019
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Bristol Business News Blog: Kieren Windsor, Gregg Latchams. Professional advice can be the difference between business success and failure

It’s very easy for start-ups and SMEs to overlook certain key legalities in the rush to get their business up and running or to meet the growing demand from customers, writes Kieren Windsor, head of in-house lawyer at Gregg Latchams. With tight budgets and small teams, few small businesses...

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New PwC West and Wales chief says he’s “coming home” to share his passion for the region

July 24, 2019
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New PwC West and Wales chief says he’s “coming home” to share his passion for the region

Global accountancy group PwC has appointed a new regional leader for the West and Wales. John-Paul (JP) Barker, who has led PwC UK’s strategy & consulting practice, replaces Katharine Finn, who has been in the role for four years. JP, pictured with Katharine, was also a member of the...

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Guide produced by Gregg Latchams to help couples experiencing relationship breakdown

July 24, 2019
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Guide produced by Gregg Latchams to help couples experiencing relationship breakdown

Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams has produced a family law advice booklet to help anyone going through relationship breakdown and trauma access the professional help they need. The advice-based brochure – the first produced by the firm – details a range of legal and support services and sources of...

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Honorary UWE doctorate for long-serving TLT managing partner

July 24, 2019
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Honorary UWE doctorate for long-serving TLT managing partner

Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT’s managing partner David Pester has received an honorary doctorate from the University of the West of England (UWE) in recognition of his services to leadership in business and the future of the legal profession. The Doctor of Business Administration was conferred at the Faculty...

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