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Vets’ practice looking for more growth after joining independent national group

May 10, 2019
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Vets’ practice looking for more growth after joining independent national group

Emersons Green Veterinary Surgery has joined the Independent Vetcare (IVC) network, made up of more than 700 practices across the UK. IVC’s business model enables local practices to “be part of something bigger,” benefiting from greatly increased resources and investment while retaining their own distinct identity and team.  While...

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Bristol relocation for student bills company following rebrand and move into rental market

May 10, 2019
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Bristol relocation for student bills company following rebrand and move into rental market

A rapidly growing company which manages students’ household bills has set up its head office in Bristol and relaunched under a new brand. Formerly known as Easy Student Living and based in Leeds, The Bunch oversees students’ energy, water, TV and wi-fi bills, saving them time and money.  The...

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Game on: Conference aims for fun way to attract talent to Bristol’s cyber-security industry

May 10, 2019
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Game on: Conference aims for fun way to attract talent to Bristol’s cyber-security industry

The world’s first ‘gamified’ cyber-security conference takes place in Bristol next week in a bid to make the subject fun and engaging and attract more people into the fast-developing industry. BristolCyberCon is designed to help those attending network through fun social engineering and gamification activities, take part in interactive...

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Burges Salmon and University of Bristol team up to pioneer research into using AI in business

May 10, 2019
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Burges Salmon and University of Bristol team up to pioneer research into using AI in business

The opportunities and challenges of using AI and data science in professional services and their likely impact on productivity and the future of work are to be jointly explored by Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon and the University of Bristol. The two have signed a memorandum of understanding...

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PR agency helps build profile of charity launched by TV architect with social media campaign

May 10, 2019
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PR agency helps build profile of charity launched by TV architect with social media campaign

The Bristol office of placemaking PR agency Social Communications has helped highlight the work of an educational charity launched by TV architect George Clarke to encourage children and young people to pursue careers in the built environment. Launched by the presenter of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces in 2017, the...

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Clarke Willmott team’s 100-mile, three-day feat of endurance brings in £20,000 for two charities

May 10, 2019
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Clarke Willmott team’s 100-mile, three-day feat of endurance brings in £20,000 for two charities

Staff from national law firm Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office have raised more than £20,000 by taking part in a 100-mile challenge from North Devon to the Clifton Suspension Bridge. The 16-strong team of partners, lawyers, office staff and friends completed the gruelling three-day trek – called SWAY100 – over...

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Michelmores promotes senior associate and barrister to partners in its Bristol office

May 10, 2019
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Regional law firm Michelmores has promoted two key members of its Bristol office to partner. Edward Porter becomes a partner in the private wealth team, while Adam Corbin has been made partner in the agriculture team.  Edward, pictured right, joined Michelmores in 2013 from the Bristol office of international...

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IP professionals launch regional group with aim of making sector more inclusive

May 10, 2019
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IP professionals launch regional group with aim of making sector more inclusive

Inclusivity in the South West’s burgeoning intellectual property (IP) sector is being encouraged by a group of professionals who have set up a regional chapter of national organisation IP Inclusive. Founded in 2015 by four IP-related trade associations, IP Inclusive aims to create a more welcoming, accessible, and supportive...

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Raft of promotions at Bevan Brittan’s Bristol office

May 8, 2019
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Raft of promotions at Bevan Brittan’s Bristol office

National law firm Bevan Brittan has promoted eight lawyers in its Bristol head office as part of its end-of-financial year promotions round. The promotions, which have taken immediate effect, include two new legal directors, a new senior associate and five new associates.  Richard Hiscoke (commercial & infrastructure) and Anne...

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TLT clean energy team powers ahead with appointment of former Ecotricity general counsel

May 7, 2019
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TLT clean energy team powers ahead with appointment of former Ecotricity general counsel

The clean energy team at Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has hired the former general counsel of green energy firm Ecotricity as a partner. Tom Cowling, pictured, joins TLT as a partner in its commercial services group after more than eight years at the Stroud-based energy pioneer.  While there...

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Partner promotions at Meade King as it strengthens its property and professional negligence offerings

May 7, 2019
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Partner promotions at Meade King as it strengthens its property and professional negligence offerings

Bristol law firm Meade King has promoted three staff to partner level in its property and professional negligence teams. The three are Jodie Purdue, who works in Meade King’s residential property team, commercial property lawyer Heidi Bateman, and Simon Price, a lawyer in its dispute resolution and litigation department....

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Pair of senior appointments boost CBRE’s Bristol office

May 7, 2019
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Pair of senior appointments boost CBRE’s Bristol office

Global real estate advisor CBRE has strengthened its Bristol office by appointing new heads of its office agency and industrial & logistics teams. Richard Kidd has joined as head of office agency across South West and South Wales, while Philip Cranstone will head the industrial & logistics team. Richard...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

May 6, 2019
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Monday May 6 Bank Holiday: Nothing listed Tuesday May 7 Final: Faron Pharmaceuticals Interim: Verona Pharma Trading statements: Domino’s Pizza Group, Vivo Energy Economic announcement: Halifax House Price Index Wednesday May 8 Finals: Cyanconnode Holdings, JZ Capital Partners, Keystone Law Group, Osirium Technologies, Smartspace Software, Vertu Motors Interims: Jyske...

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