Creative/Media

Thali Cafe to serve up national expansion and challenge ‘flock wallpaper’ Indian restaurants

December 9, 2016
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Thali Cafe to serve up national expansion and challenge ‘flock wallpaper’ Indian restaurants

Bristol’s Thali Cafe business is to expand its unique ‘Taste of India’ offering and open at least 10 more restaurants in cities across the UK over the next five years. The multi award-winning business, which has well-known chef and food writer Meera Sodha as its guest chef, believes there...

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The LAST WORD: Kizzy Morrell, founder, Studio 7

December 9, 2016
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Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Kizzy Morrell, singer, composer, teacher, community leader and founder of Studio 7 artist development, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you watched? Blade...

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Same again? Computershare gives all Bristol staff reusable coffee cups to help reduce waste

December 9, 2016
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Same again? Computershare gives all Bristol staff reusable coffee cups to help reduce waste

Computershare, the Bristol-based financial services company, has given each of its 1,500 employees a reusable coffee cup as it steps up its efforts to reduce waste. Staff working at the firm’s headquarters at the Pavilions on Bedminster Down started receiving the reusable cups and silicon holders for free this...

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Investment showcase offers funding promise for trio of Bristol tech start-ups

December 9, 2016
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Investment showcase offers funding promise for trio of Bristol tech start-ups

Three high-growth tech start-ups from Bristol are hoping for funding after taking part in a high-profile investment event staged by SETsquared, the global number one business incubator backed by the University of Bristol. SETsquared’s annual Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase in London gives entrepreneurs based at its centres the chance...

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From the West to South by Southwest, dream digital media apprenticeship for Jasmine

December 9, 2016
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From the West to South by Southwest, dream digital media apprenticeship for Jasmine

Bristol Media has awarded a coveted apprenticeship, which includes a visit to the world’s largest interactive conference, to 22-year-old Jasmine Thompson. Jasmime, pictured, from Montpelier, will now join leading digital industry figures and influencers from across the globe at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, next March. She...

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Bristol’s business ties with China boosted by Mayor’s visit and new agreement with Guangzhou

December 9, 2016
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Economic and business links between Bristol and its Chinese sister city Guangzhou have been strengthened during an official visit to China by Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees. Mayor Rees, who travelled with members of the Bristol and West of England China Bureau, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Guangzhou and...

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New home for Synergy Creative after year of intense growth

December 7, 2016
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New home for Synergy Creative after year of intense growth

Bristol-based brand engagement agency Synergy Creative has moved to larger premises following a period of strong growth. The firm, which works with blue-chip clients to engage their employees and customers through creative communications and campaigns, has relocated from Westbury-on-Trym – where it has spent the past eight years –...

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Engine Shed extends business lounge access to Institute of Chartered Accountants members

December 7, 2016
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Engine Shed extends business lounge access to Institute of Chartered Accountants members

The Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) has joined the growing list of organisations whose members can use the business lounge at Bristol’s Engine Shed innovation hub for free. The lounge is already a popular stopping off point and meeting place for members of a wide range of bodies including...

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Engine Shed on track to become a stronger platform for inclusive growth

December 2, 2016
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Engine Shed on track to become a stronger platform for inclusive growth

Bristol’s Engine Shed innovation hub has celebrated its third anniversary by looking back at its success and ahead to its next phase of growth. Engine Shed houses the world-leading SETsquared business incubator, the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Invest Bristol & Bath and a number of other...

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Inside Media sweeps the board at regional PR awards

December 2, 2016
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Inside Media sweeps the board at regional PR awards

Inside Media, the Bristol-based communication agency, has won five awards and was named Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy at the PR industry’s regional ‘Oscars’. Inside Media scooped four Gold and one Silver at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) South of England and Channel Islands’ PRide Awards. In total...

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Aspiring creatives invited to agency’s open afternoon to learn about internships

December 2, 2016
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Aspiring creatives invited to agency’s open afternoon to learn about internships

Bristol communications agency Purplefish is hosting an open afternoon for young people interested in pursuing a career in communications, marketing and public relations. The consultancy is looking for talented, energetic and enthusiastic people for its 2017 internships scheme, which is open to both undergraduates and graduates. The event on...

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Lawyers in leotards and solicitors in sequins. Burges Salmon’s Strictly Legal raises £40,000 for charity

December 2, 2016
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Lawyers in leotards and solicitors in sequins. Burges Salmon’s Strictly Legal raises £40,000 for charity

The Bristol head office of law firm Burges Salmon was transformed into a colourful ballroom last night as it staged its flagship charity fundraising event Strictly Legal. The dazzling display of lawyers and staff jiving, tangoing and rhumba-ing in the atrium and restaurant/café areas raised around £40,000 for the...

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Rebound in confidence following Brexit poll, survey shows, but majority of firms still fear slowdown

December 2, 2016
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Rebound in confidence following Brexit poll, survey shows, but majority of firms still fear slowdown

Business confidence has bounced back after being hit by the Brexit referendum result, according to the latest Business Barometer from regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming. However, 56% of business owners remain doubtful about the year ahead and half have no plans to take on additional staff next year. In...

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