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£18m office deal for city council paves way for property shake-up

March 8, 2013
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£18m office deal for city council paves way for property shake-up

Bristol City Council is to buy an £18m office block as part of its cost-cutting plans to consolidate staff into two buildings. The council has exchanged contracts on 100 Temple Street near Temple Meads with owners Aviva Investors Property Trust. The deal will allow it press ahead with plans...

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Fairtrade business awards to recognise ethical firms today

March 8, 2013
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Fairtrade business awards to recognise ethical firms today

The first regional Fairtrade Business Awards, sponsored by The Co-operative, will be presented by entrepreneur and chef Levi Roots at a ceremony at Bristol’s Colston Hall today. Levi, best known for his Reggae Reggae sauce, has recently visited Fairtrade cocoa farmers in Ghana and is inspired by the difference...

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A tale of two cities. Bristol and Bath unite to promote themselves on global stage

March 8, 2013
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A tale of two cities. Bristol and Bath unite to promote themselves on global stage

Bristol and Bristol have teamed up for the first time to jointly promote themselves as a single prime inward investment destination. A new brand called Invest in Bristol and Bath is to be launched next Tuesday at MIPIM, the world’s highest-profile international property and development showcase. The new approach...

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More positive signs from West manufacturers as output and orders climb

March 8, 2013
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More positive signs from West manufacturers as output and orders climb

For the second week running a survey among West manufacturers has highlighted their positive outlook. The latest survey – from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and accountancy firm BDO – forecasts that output and order intake over the next quarter are expected to increase to a balance of plus 28%,...

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Clarke Willmott teams up with Gloucs CCC to extend sponsorship for new season

March 8, 2013
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Clarke Willmott teams up with Gloucs CCC to extend sponsorship for new season

Law firm Clarke Willmott, which has a major base in Bristol, and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club have extended their sponsorship package to cover the 2013 season. Clarke Willmott’s logo will continue to appear on the collar of the team's playing shirts for all LV= County Championship and Yorkshire Bank...

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High-level awards success at the double for Bristol law firm TLT

March 7, 2013
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High-level awards success at the double for Bristol law firm TLT

Bristol law firm TLT enjoyed double success at the Managing Partners' Forum (MPF) Awards for Management Excellence, winning the award for Best Managed National Firm and the award for Best Community Engagement. Beating competition from professional services firms across Europe, TLT was named Best Managed National Firm for demonstrating...

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West of England LEP appoints first chief executive

March 7, 2013
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West of England LEP appoints first chief executive

Paul Wilson, the former chief marketing officer of US software company SunGard, has been appointed as the first chief executive of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Mr Wilson, who relocated to Bristol from Geneva 18 months ago, has leadership experience in international business and the third...

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Hat-trick of promotions for staff in Savills’ Bristol office

March 7, 2013
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Hat-trick of promotions for staff in Savills’ Bristol office

Property agent Savills has promoted three key staff in its Bristol office. Ben Taylor of the development team has been promoted to director. With more than 14 years’ experience in the property sector, Ben provides development agency advice and consultancy working mainly with residential developers. Nick Matthews of the Bristol...

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Bristol conference to explore wider impact of localism

March 6, 2013
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Bristol conference to explore wider impact of localism

The likely impact on Bristol of the Government’s controversial Localism Act is the theme of a major conference in the city tomorrow. Staged by the Constructing Excellence Bristol Club, the event entitled Local Heroes will outline the implications of the 2011 Act and look at how it will be...

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Barclays clinics to showcase advantages of exporting

March 6, 2013
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Barclays clinics to showcase advantages of exporting

Barclays is hosting two clinics near Bristol later this month which will highlight the benefits of exporting, particularly to China, and provide know-how on doing it successfully. Taking place on March 22 at Thornbury Golf Club, the clinics will be in the form of two identical sessions running from...

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Bristol Mayor Ferguson to commit city to gender equality charter

March 5, 2013
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Bristol Mayor Ferguson to commit city to gender equality charter

Bristol is to be put at the forefront of the drive for equality of women and men on Friday when it becomes the first UK city to commit to the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life. Mayor George Ferguson will sign an historic declaration...

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Campaign takes off to promote Bristol-US flights via Dublin

March 5, 2013
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Campaign takes off to promote Bristol-US flights via Dublin

Bristol Airport and Aer Lingus Regional have launched a new advertising campaign encouraging West business travellers to fast-track their journey to the US through Dublin Airport. Passengers on Aer Lingus Regional services from Bristol can complete pre-clearance and customs at Dublin ahead of their onward journey to the US....

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Alder King does the double at prestigious property awards

March 5, 2013
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Alder King does the double at prestigious property awards

West property consultancy Alder King has won two prestigious awards from property industry publication Estates Gazette, picking up the inaugural South West Property Adviser of the Year Award, and the South West Most Active Agent award for an unprecedented 12th year in succession.  The firm, employing around 150 people...

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