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New CEO for rapid-growth Huboo as co-founder prepares to step down from the role

May 3, 2024
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New CEO for rapid-growth Huboo as co-founder prepares to step down from the role

The CEO and co-founder of Bristol eCommerce fulfilment success story Huboo is to step back from its day-to-day operations, having built it into a major European business with more than 700 employees in just seven years. Martin Bysh, who co-founded the firm with chief innovation officer Paul Dodd with...

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£1m investment for pioneering Bristol firm on a mission to improve home heating systems

May 3, 2024
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£1m investment for pioneering Bristol firm on a mission to improve home heating systems

A Bristol start-up looking to revolutionise how homes are heated has raised almost £1m to further develop its air source heat pump technology, Nusku was formed in 2022 after founder Russell Murchie, who was working at Dyson at the time, was chatting with friends about why heat pumps were...

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Michelmores nears gender parity at partner level following latest round of promotions

May 3, 2024
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Michelmores nears gender parity at partner level following latest round of promotions

The latest promotion round at regional law firm Michelmores has moved it closer to gender parity in its partnership, with women now accounting for 49% of partners. The new promotions also take the total number of female senior associates to 74%.   The firm, which recently relocated its expanding Bristol...

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New Bristol-based head of sales joins Claritas Tax as it targets further expansion

May 3, 2024
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New Bristol-based head of sales joins Claritas Tax as it targets further expansion

Claritas Tax, the independent national tax advisory firm that recently opened a base in Bristol, has appointed Dominic Preist as its head of sales. Dominic, pictured, has more than 35 years’ experience in senior sales positions.  Based in Claritas’ Bristol office, his role will be to develop and execute...

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The Soil Association plugs into Good Energy’s ‘groundbreaking’ new clean power-matching scheme

May 3, 2024
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The Soil Association plugs into Good Energy’s ‘groundbreaking’ new clean power-matching scheme

Bristol environmental charity The Soil Association is demonstrating its commitment to a more sustainable future by signing up to a groundbreaking new way of sourcing its energy. The charity, which is developing natural solutions to some of today’s biggest environmental and health challenges, has become one of renewable electricity firm...

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Eden Project and Pukka extend their partnership to make the world a better place – one cuppa at a time

May 2, 2024
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Eden Project and Pukka extend their partnership to make the world a better place – one cuppa at a time

Pukka Herbs, the Bristol-founded organic tea brand based, has renewed its long-running partnership with eco visitor experience Eden Project as part of its commitment to the ‘1% for the Planet’ initiative. Since the partnership started in 2015, the Cornish attraction, pictured, has become the largest single independent retailer of Pukka...

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Plea to Bristol’s male-dominated firms to help city gain title of UK capital of gender equality

May 1, 2024
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Plea to Bristol’s male-dominated firms to help city gain title of UK capital of gender equality

Businesses in traditionally male industries such as engineering and manufacturing are being urged to back efforts to help make Bristol the UK’s first gender equal city. The call has come from Bristol Women in Business Charter, which has signed up 45 organisations represents more than a fifth of Bristol’s...

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Community fund at Barcan+Kirby opens for new applications worth up to £1,000

May 1, 2024
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Community fund at Barcan+Kirby opens for new applications worth up to £1,000

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby is calling on good causes around the city to apply for support from its successful community fund. Launched in 2020, the fund offers up to £1,000 to not-for-profit organisations and/or charities to better help them engage with their local communities.  The chosen charities and organisations,...

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Ashfords expands its partnership with three new appointments in its latest promotions round

May 1, 2024
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Ashfords expands its partnership with three new appointments in its latest promotions round

Three new partners have been appointed by law firm Ashfords, including one in its Bristol office, in its latest rounds of promotions. The move brings the number of partners at the firm to 77, with female representation now at 34%.  The new partners are Bristol-based real estate lawyer Ian...

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Stronger sales and profits forecast by region’s firms as lower inflation sparks big rise in confidence

May 1, 2024
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Stronger sales and profits forecast by region’s firms as lower inflation sparks big rise in confidence

Business optimism is increasing rapidly in the South West as lower inflation is expected to trigger strong sales and profits growth, two new survey show. Confidence among the region’s firms has surged over the past six months at more than three times its usual rate, according to the latest...

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Grundon takes up key waste role at Wake The Tiger as ‘amazement park’ pursues B Corp status

April 30, 2024
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Grundon takes up key waste role at Wake The Tiger as ‘amazement park’ pursues B Corp status

Bristol immersive visitor attraction Wake The Tiger has appointed Grundon as its new waste management partner as it continues its journey towards gaining coveted B Corp accreditation. The self-styled ‘amazement park’, pictured, has welcomed more than 300,000 visitors since it opened its heady mix of interactive rooms, corridors, displays...

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New corporate tax partner for RSM UK’s office in Bristol as it targets further organic expansion

April 30, 2024
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New corporate tax partner for RSM UK’s office in Bristol as it targets further organic expansion

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM UK has promoted Flora Barnes to partner in its Bristol-based corporate tax team to help shape its future and drive growth from within its own ranks. Flora, pictured, leads the firm’s tax risk and governance practice, which supports clients across the senior accounting...

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Get set for some welcome changes to audit rules, Albert Goodman tells Bristol’s small businesses owners

April 30, 2024
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Get set for some welcome changes to audit rules, Albert Goodman tells Bristol’s small businesses owners

Experts at regional accountancy firm Albert Goodman are urging small businesses to get ready to take advantage of upcoming changes in auditing regulations. The firm, which has an office in the Bristol, is recommending that bosses make the most of new regulations that will streamline and simplify reporting obligations.  ...

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