Advanced manufacturing

Pedal to Paris challenge for Bristol firms to pull in funds for city’s hospital charity

May 3, 2019
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Pedal to Paris challenge for Bristol firms to pull in funds for city’s hospital charity

Bristol businesses looking for a corporate challenge can join a 470km cycle ride to Paris to and help raise money for the city’s hospitals. Now in its fifth year, the event will include 80 cyclists taking a new route from the centre of Bristol to the French capital, where...

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Queen’s Awards recognise Bristol firms’ innovation and international trade growth

April 26, 2019
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Queen’s Awards recognise Bristol firms’ innovation and international trade growth

Four Bristol businesses have this week been celebrating winning a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of their contribution to the UK economy. Maximise IT Solutions, Bodywise UK, Pitchmark and Precision Dippings Manufacturing are among 201 firms across the UK recognised for their contribution to international trade, innovation,...

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Civil engineering body puts Brunel in his place by shortlisting museum for top award

April 12, 2019
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Civil engineering body puts Brunel in his place by shortlisting museum for top award

Bristol’s innovative Being Brunel has been shortlisted for a major civil engineering award just over a year after it opened. The museum, dedicated to the engineering genius and situated alongside his pioneering SS Great Britain, is in the running for the prestigious South West Civil Engineering Award, staged by...

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Business West blames uncertainty over Brexit for big fall in orders, sales and confidence

April 12, 2019
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Business West blames uncertainty over Brexit for big fall in orders, sales and confidence

Confidence levels among West of England firms have dropped significantly – with orders and sales also down – according to the latest survey by Business West, with the region’s largest business organisation blaming Brexit uncertainty for the slump. All measures in the survey of around 500 firms were in...

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Research reveals high growth potential of South West’s entrepreneurial businesses

April 5, 2019
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Research reveals high growth potential of South West’s entrepreneurial businesses

More than 900 private firms in the South West have the potential to grow exponentially and create thousands of jobs, according to new research. These 937 businesses have generated £2.8bn of turnover growth and created nearly 13,500 jobs in the past three years, the report by investment group BGF...

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UK’s first Women in Business Charter launched in Bristol to improve workplace gender equality

March 29, 2019
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UK’s first Women in Business Charter launched in Bristol to improve workplace gender equality

Bristol businesswomen are calling for greater gender equality – from pay to representation on boards – after launching the UK’s first Women in Business Charter in the city this week. The move came from the city’s Women in Business Task Group, which was set up to champion and advance...

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Schools to battle it out in contest aimed at widening diversity and inclusion in cyber security industry

March 29, 2019
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Schools to battle it out in contest aimed at widening diversity and inclusion in cyber security industry

Schools from across Bristol and the West of England will battle it out tomorrow to become the regional champion in a new competition aimed at encouraging more women and girls into cyber security jobs. The top-performing schools that took part in a recent NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) CyberFirst...

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Construction equipment group builds its UK coverage further with Scottish acquisition

March 28, 2019
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Construction equipment group builds its UK coverage further with Scottish acquisition

An acquisition in Scotland supported by long-term legal advisers TLT has continued Bristol-based Molson Construction Equipment’s fast-paced expansion. Molson, the UK’s largest independent construction equipment supplier, has taken over Finlay Scotland in a move that gives it the distribution rights for Terex Finlay mobile crushing, screening and conveying equipment...

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Deadline looming for Bristol directors to enter region’s top boardroom awards

March 27, 2019
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Deadline looming for Bristol directors to enter region’s top boardroom awards

Bristol’s best business leaders have just a few days left to enter the South West’s most prestigious awards for boardroom excellence and enterprise. The deadline for entries to the prestigious Institute of Directors’ (IoD) South West Director of the Year Awards is midnight this Sunday.  With two new categories...

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Major sustainable business festival to be staged in Bristol will bolster city’s green credentials

March 22, 2019
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Major sustainable business festival to be staged in Bristol will bolster city’s green credentials

Bristol is to play host to one of the UK’s largest free festivals centred on sustainable business later this year, strengthening its standing as a hotbed of green innovation and potentially bringing world-leading technology to the city. The Festival of Sustainable Business is expected to attract around 2,000 attendees,...

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Firms given ‘export champion’ status to encourage others to explore overseas trade

March 22, 2019
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Firms given ‘export champion’ status to encourage others to explore overseas trade

Bristol area businesses have today been recognised as ‘export champions’ by the Department for International Trade (DIT) and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox. Thatchers Cider, advanced engineering group Renishaw and cheese maker Lye Cross Farm are among 15 leading exporters from across the South West to appear at an...

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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns to Bristol in June

March 21, 2019
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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns to Bristol in June

Business Showcase South West – the region’s largest event of its kind – returns in June with the promise of an unparalleled range of seminars, workshops, speeches and networking opportunities. The event, the ninth since it launched in 2014, again takes place in Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and will...

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Mentoring scheme takes off to help women in aerospace overcome industry’s gender imbalance

March 8, 2019
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Mentoring scheme takes off to help women in aerospace overcome industry’s gender imbalance

An online mentoring platform to help professional women working in the aerospace and aviation industries progress their careers by connecting them with female mentors has been launched today to coincide with International Women’s Day. The platform is part of the ‘alta’ mentoring scheme, which began four years ago and...

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