Creative/Media

High-quality refurb at office scheme proves recipe for success in attracting Japanese food firm

July 21, 2017
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High-quality refurb at office scheme proves recipe for success in attracting Japanese food firm

Japanese food tech firm Cookpad is to open its first UK base in Bristol, taking space in the high-quality Silversmiths office scheme that forms part of the largescale Glassfields development on Temple Way. Cookpad is Japan’s largest recipe sharing service which allows visitors to upload and search through original,...

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Be HERE now. Rebrand brings future of former HTV studio building into focus as creative hub

July 21, 2017
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Be HERE now. Rebrand brings future of former HTV studio building into focus as creative hub

The new branding for one of Bristol’s most iconic commercial buildings – the former HTV West studio and HQ on Bath Road – was unveiled today as its owners continue to repurpose it for a new generation of creatives. The 60s-built landmark started life as a studio complex in...

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Market launch for Bristol-made gaming robot within reach as inventors receive £5.8m investment

July 21, 2017
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Market launch for Bristol-made gaming robot within reach as inventors receive £5.8m investment

Reach Robotics, the Bristol-based robotics, augmented reality and mobile gaming firm, has secured a £5.8m investment as its first robots prepare to take part in a global test programme. The funding will help Reach take its MekaMon intelligent gaming robot to market as well as strengthening its team. Reach...

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Marketing agency recruits eighth staff member as it marks its eighth birthday

July 21, 2017
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Marketing agency recruits eighth staff member as it marks its eighth birthday

Bristol digital marketing agency Digirank has celebrated its eighth birthday by growing its team to eight members. Rapid growth and an increasing client base means the agency, based in Temple Studios at Temple Gate, has been able to hire three more digital experts over the past year.  Victoria Hockley...

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Lack of suitable office space in Bath forces fast-growing creative agency to relocate to Bristol

July 21, 2017
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Lack of suitable office space in Bath forces fast-growing creative agency to relocate to Bristol

Fast-growing brand, creative and digital agency Mr B and Friends is to move from Bath to Bristol after failing to find a suitable office in its home city to meet its expansion plans. The firm was formed in a bedroom 11 years ago by CEO Simon Barbato, pictured, and...

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Smile – there’s now more time to enter awards that recognise region’s happiest workplaces

July 21, 2017
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Smile – there’s now more time to enter awards that recognise region’s happiest workplaces

Bristol’s forward-looking employers now have more time to enter a top awards scheme that champions the happiest workplaces fin the West following a decision by organisers to extend the deadline for entries. Staged by Lawrence Hill-based and interior design consultancy Wylde IA, the Happiest Workplace competition recognises firms that...

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Govt support for South West exporters help them lift overseas sales

July 21, 2017
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Govt support for South West exporters help them lift overseas sales

Exporting firms based in the South West received support worth £3.2m from the government’s export credit agency UK Export Finance (UKEF) over the past year – helping them achieve overseas sales of more than £41m. The figures emerge from UKEF’s latest annual report. The agency works alongside the Department...

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To the manor re-born. Bristol firm designs new interior for Georgian house-turned-business centre

July 21, 2017
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To the manor re-born. Bristol firm designs new interior for Georgian house-turned-business centre

Bristol-based workplace designer firm Wylde IA has given a Wiltshire manor house-turned-business centre a new look as it expands its offering to embrace more flexible ways of working. Georgian Hartham Park, set in 50 acres of parkland near Corsham, called in Wylde IA to refurbish its restaurant, replacing it...

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New marketing director appointed by Bishop Fleming

July 19, 2017
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New marketing director appointed by Bishop Fleming

Paul Seymour has joined regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming as its new marketing director, based in its Bristol office. Paul arrives from the Bristol office of national law firm Bond Dickinson, where he worked for six-and-a-half years as senior communications manager and, more recently, marketing and communications manager. At...

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National growth at the double on the menu at Friska as it lands £3m investment

July 18, 2017
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National growth at the double on the menu at Friska as it lands £3m investment

Bristol-based ‘feel-good food’ café group Friska is aiming to double its number of outlets and expand in cities across the UK after receiving a £3m investment. The firm, which was founded in 2009 by former university friends Griff Holland and Ed Brown, pictured, now operates from nine locations across...

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Bristol entrepreneurs get chance to make their pitch – by royal appointment

July 14, 2017
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Bristol entrepreneurs get chance to make their pitch – by royal appointment

Entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a royal audience when UWE Bristol hosts the Pitch@Palace On Tour. The Duke of York will hear pitches on the theme The Future of Mobility and Materials when he attends the prestigious event at Future Space on the university’s Frenchay Campus. Up...

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Trust, culture and diversity – the three key areas for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

July 14, 2017
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Trust, culture and diversity – the three key areas for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The watchwords for businesses involved with the onset of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ must be trust, culture and diversity, according to a leading Bristol employment lawyer. Greg Chambers, pictured, associate director in the employment team at Osborne Clarke, said the world stood on the brink of another industrial revolution,...

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Bristol launch for app that lets users ‘huggg’ friends by texting them a free coffee

July 14, 2017
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Bristol launch for app that lets users ‘huggg’ friends by texting them a free coffee

Huggg, an app that enables people to treat friends or family to a coffee, cake or drink with a personal message via their phone, is using Bristol as its UK launchpad. Available for free in the app store, Huggg has partnered with a number of respected food and drink...

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