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Absence management from Jelf helps Serco win top industry award

June 25, 2012
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Jelf Employee Benefits, the Yate-based independent full-service brokerage which supports businesses and individuals, has helped business services giant Serco win the Most Effective Absence Management and Rehabilitation Strategy category at the Employee Benefits industry awards. The highly-regarded accolade was awarded following consideration by the judges against strict criteria and...

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Play to win the electricity contract ‘game’

June 25, 2012
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By Jonathan Elliott, managing director of Make It Cheaper* Most business owners will agree that, out of all their fixed overheads, electricity can be one of the most frustrating (if not one of the most expensive) to tackle. Even if you find a good deal, the renewal terms subsequently...

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South West PA Awards – there’s still time to enter

June 14, 2012
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Businesses have just under two weeks to ensure their best personal assistants get the recognition they deserve in the inaugural South West PA of the Year Awards. Most businesses have at least one PA who goes the extra mile to help it reach its potential, who makes a real...

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Keeton joins Smith & Williamson as partner

June 8, 2012
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Smith & Williamson’s Assurance & Business Services team has appointed leading audit expert, James Keeton (pictured), to the role of audit partner at its Bristol office. James, who has more than 16 years’ experience in the profession has joined the accountancy and investment management group, from BDO LLP. Recently...

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Bristol businesses to get emergency alert service

June 5, 2012
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An emergency notification system alerting businesses about a broad range of emergencies from weather warnings, fires or road closures, to demonstrations or possible criminal or terrorist incidents, is to be launched in Bristol later this month. The system is a partnership between Bristol City Council, Avon & Somerset Police, leading emergency notification specialist...

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At-Bristol director Dan joins worldwide science centre fellowship

June 1, 2012
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At-Bristol’s exhibitions director Dan Bird has become one of the next generation of Noyce Leadership Fellows. The year-long fellowship programme, which Dan completed this month, has given him access to knowledge, tools, world-class best practices and professional networks to increase capacity to lead effectively and to advance innovation within...

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London filmmakers give Bristol top billing as movie location

June 1, 2012
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The London-based producers of new feature film The Fold have praised Bristol for its first-class filming infrastructure and accommodating approach, describing it as “a breath of fresh air”. Despite filming 65% of the film in the city during the wettest April on record, they also said working in Bristol...

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King’s College London deal sealed by UNITE as students digs go upmarket

June 1, 2012
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UNITE, the UK’s leading developer and manager of student accommodation, has signed a 15-year agreement with London’s King’s College for 97% of Moonraker Point – the Bristol-based group’s new 674-bedroom development on Southbank. It is UNITE’s first agreement with King’s and points to a growing trend for universities and...

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Private buyer snaps up £2m Bristol office building as financial ‘safe haven’

June 1, 2012
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A 9,874 sq ft office building in North Bristol has been bought by a private investor for just over £2m – the latest deal by an individual seeing commercial property as a safe haven for their money. The freehold investment deal on the building at Vantage Office Park was...

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Upbeat SciSys hints at acquisitions in bullish trading statement

May 31, 2012
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Specialist software developer SciSys issued an upbeat trading statement ahead of today’s annual general meeting, suggesting it could soon hit the acquisition trail. The company, which has a major base in Bristol and its head office in Chippenham, says it opened the year with a comfortable order book of...

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Airport primed for 100,000 Jubilee weekend travellers

May 31, 2012
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More than 100,000 passengers are expected to pass through Bristol Airport over the Jubilee Bank Holiday – from tomorrow to Tuesday – with tomorrow and Saturday set to be the busiest days. Airlines and tour operators are reporting hefty demand, with destinations within the eurozone as well as this summer’s...

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A taste of organic Shakespeare!

May 30, 2012
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Britain's largest organic dairy brand, North Somerset-based Yeo Valley, is hosting a special garden theatre event in June for families and schoolchildren at its Blagdon headquarters. The play entitled I, Peaseblossom and I, Caliban is a new co-production by Bristol Old Vic and Company of Angels in association with North Somerset charity...

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Electric car charging network adds power to Bristol’s Green Capital bid

May 30, 2012
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Some 18 double charger units for electric vehicles will make their debut in Bristol’s public car parks and park-and-ride sites tomorrow. Known as Source Bristol, the network, which is compatible with Source London and Source Southeast networks, is part of the city’s bid to become European Green Capital by boosting the number of...

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