Creative/Media

Event: Growing Your Business on Solid Foundations

November 8, 2019
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Event: Growing Your Business on Solid Foundations

Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams’ In-House Lawyer service and Bristol Business News have teamed up to host a seminar aimed at helping fledgling businesses achieve sustainable growth. Called Growing Your Business on Solid Foundations, it will discuss topics surrounding business growth, the risks companies face when scaling-up and the...

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Synergy Creative toasts more success with bar group Fuller’s ‘people promise’ contract

November 8, 2019
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Synergy Creative toasts more success with bar group Fuller’s ‘people promise’ contract

Pub and hotel chain Fuller’s has become the latest national group to hire Bristol-based employee engagement specialist Synergy Creative to help it recruit and retain top talent. The London-based group has made the appointment following the sale of its brewing division earlier this year to Japanese drinks giant Asahi...

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Unique list champions Bristol groups doing most to tackle tech sector’s diversity challenge

November 8, 2019
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Unique list champions Bristol groups doing most to tackle tech sector’s diversity challenge

Organisations that are addressing diversity challenges in the South West’s tech sector have been highlighted in a unique project. For the past two years DisruptSW has showcased the most-innovative companies in the region with the 25 named in each list recognising firms taking a new approach to existing problems....

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Out of this world: SETsquared enterprise partnership wins global accolade for third time in a row

November 7, 2019
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Out of this world: SETsquared enterprise partnership wins global accolade for third time in a row

SETsquared, the unique enterprise partnership backed by the University of Bristol, has been named as the world’s number one university business incubator for the third consecutive time. It beat off challenges from more than 1,500 incubators and accelerator programmes in 78 countries across the globe to claim the title...

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Bristol investors back pioneering firm seeking to harness the power of AI to boost worker productivity

November 1, 2019
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Bristol investors back pioneering firm seeking to harness the power of AI to boost worker productivity

Flourish Zone, which aims to revolutionise the global workplace wellbeing and coaching industry with the use of artificial intelligence (AI), is a step closer to realising its ambitions thanks to a £140,000 investment from the Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC). The Bath-based firm will use the funds to add the finishing touches...

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International gathering of innovative cities showcases Bristol’s creative and tech projects

November 1, 2019
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International gathering of innovative cities showcases Bristol’s creative and tech projects

Bristol’s creativity and innovation has been championed at a major international gathering of civic leaders aimed at driving collaboration between cities across the world. The 2019 Asia-Europe CICA (Creative Innovation Cities Alliance) Mayors’ Summit, staged earlier this week in Gwangju, South Korea, brought together leaders from Europe and Asia...

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Speaker line-up revealed for MEET South West 2020 – with sessions on tech trends and ‘losing sponsors’

October 25, 2019
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Speaker line-up revealed for MEET South West 2020 – with sessions on tech trends and ‘losing sponsors’

The first four speakers for MEET South West 2020, the region’s only trade show dedicated to the event industry, have been announced – with their sessions ranging from staying distinctive in a busy market to ‘the best ways to lose sponsors’. Lined up for the event are Destination Bristol...

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Boost for Bristol’s cloud rendering star YellowDog as it leaps into North American market

October 25, 2019
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Boost for Bristol’s cloud rendering star YellowDog as it leaps into North American market

Bristol multi-award winning tech firm YellowDog has taken another step on its global roll-out with a deal that puts its multi-cloud platform for visual effects and animation studios on sale across North America. The firm, which has gone from a standing start in 2015 to operating in 45 countries...

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Time for Bristol firms to do battle with bat and ball as the Ping Pong Fight Club returns

October 25, 2019
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Time for Bristol firms to do battle with bat and ball as the Ping Pong Fight Club returns

More Bristol firms are ready to bring their skills to the table as the city’s all-action Ping Pong Fight Club comes back for a second year. Granite Consulting, MDE Group, accountants Bishop Fleming, iO Associates and Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing are the latest to sign up for what...

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Bristol e-commerce fulfilment firm unpacks £2.1m funding deal, with help from TLT

October 24, 2019
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Bristol e-commerce fulfilment firm unpacks £2.1m funding deal, with help from TLT

Lawyers from Bristol-headquartered TLT have advised local e-commerce fulfilment start-up Huboo on a £2.1m investment to help it continue to expand and also move into the European market. Emersons Green-based Huboo was launched two years ago by Bath tech serial entrepreneur Martin Bysh and logistics innovator Paul Dodd to...

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‘Industry-challenging narratives’ promised by Bristol’s first black-owned TV production company

October 24, 2019
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‘Industry-challenging narratives’ promised by Bristol’s first black-owned TV production company

Bristol’s first black-owned TV production company has been launched with a mission to create content from a fresh perspective. Blak Wave, which has been co-founded by filmmaker Michael Jenkins and equality and diversity campaigner Dr Mena Fombo, is unique among Bristol’s 140 TV production companies.  Michael and Mena, pictured,...

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Business West sets up support service to help Bristol firms prepare for Brexit

October 24, 2019
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Business West sets up support service to help Bristol firms prepare for Brexit

Bristol firms can get up-to-date information on preparing for Brexit – including the likely impact of a no-deal exit on them – from Business West.  The region’s largest business organisation, Business West is being funded by the government to offer a support and signposting service to firms across the...

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Innovative Bristol project inspires trial scheme to help refugees launch their own businesses

October 18, 2019
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Innovative Bristol project inspires trial scheme to help refugees launch their own businesses

A pilot scheme to encourage refugees to set up businesses has been launched in Bristol following the success of a research project in the city last year. The scheme, which is being delivered by ACH Bristol, the leading local social enterprise specialising in refugee integration and employment services, is...

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