Creative/Media

The LAST WORD: Bryony Morgan, founder, Made in Bristol

November 23, 2018
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The LAST WORD: Bryony Morgan, founder, Made in Bristol

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 Bryony Morgan, founder of Made in Bristol, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you watched? Waterworld – because it’s the greatest. Book you...

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Co-working hubs now make up fifth of all Bristol office space, new research shows

November 23, 2018
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Co-working hubs now make up fifth of all Bristol office space, new research shows

Twenty per cent of all office space let in Bristol this year is likely to be used for a new generation of flexible co-working hubs as the move towards new forms of business accommodation gathers pace. New research by international property consultancy JLL, which has an office in Bristol,...

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Creative and tech sectors collaborate to stage Digital Cities Bristol

November 23, 2018
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Creative and tech sectors collaborate to stage Digital Cities Bristol

Bristol businesses can get free training in the latest digital skills during a series of workshops, talks and panel discussions put on by the BBC and creative industry partners. Digital Cities Bristol 2018 next week will bring together businesses and organisations with more than 30 events, including interactive VR experiences...

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Group launched to ensure Bristol’s night-time economy continues to thrive amid new challenges

November 23, 2018
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Group launched to ensure Bristol’s night-time economy continues to thrive amid new challenges

A new group to give Bristol’s diverse night-time economy, including its bars, clubs and restaurants, a collective voice has been formed. The Bristol @ Night advisory panel aims to ensure the vitality and diversity of the city’s night-time activities are not only preserved but also supported to expand and...

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UWE, NatWest and Foot Anstey team up to launch funding and support scheme for scale-ups

November 23, 2018
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UWE, NatWest and Foot Anstey team up to launch funding and support scheme for scale-ups

West of England businesses with ambitious growth plans will be able to get grant funding and relevant, high-quality support and training under a new programme launched by UWE Bristol, NatWest and regional law firm Foot Anstey. S4G (Scale Up 4 Growth) is open to businesses in any sector that...

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Events: BRAVE to share cost-effective marketing tips with Bristol businesses

November 19, 2018
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Events: BRAVE to share cost-effective marketing tips with Bristol businesses

Small business owners and those planning to go self-employed can learn how about promotion on a shoestring at a series of events staged by BRAVE Enterprise in Bristol in December. The sessions, which are being held at the not-for-profit business advice organisation’s offices in Upper York Street, include:  Effective...

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The LAST WORD: Megan Witty, event organiser, 24 Hours in Bristol

November 16, 2018
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The LAST WORD: Megan Witty, event organiser, 24 Hours in Bristol

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 Megan Witty, event organiser of the 24 Hours in Bristol photographic competition, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched? As I’ve been...

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Firms back Bristol’s first Equality Charter to help unlock opportunities across the whole city

November 16, 2018
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Firms back Bristol’s first Equality Charter to help unlock opportunities across the whole city

Businesses and organisations from across Bristol have joined together to launch the city’s first collective agreement to promote the values of equality, diversity and inclusion. The Bristol Equality Charter was launched at M Shed on Monday with original signatories and supporting organisations gathered to show their commitment to promoting...

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Aardman draws on TLT’s expertise to turn employee ownership trust idea into reality

November 16, 2018
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Aardman draws on TLT’s expertise to turn employee ownership trust idea into reality

Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has advised long-standing city-based client Oscar-winning animation studio Aardman on the effective sale of the business to its workforce. Aardman founders David Sproxton and Peter Lord have transferred the majority of the company’s shares into an employee ownership trust which will hold them on...

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Bristol Business Blog: Ollie James, business development director, Proctor + Stevenson. OK palm oil is bad, but is boycotting it far worse?

November 16, 2018
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Bristol Business Blog: Ollie James, business development director, Proctor + Stevenson. OK palm oil is bad, but is boycotting it far worse?

By Ollie James, corporate sustainability expert and business development director at Bristol marketing communications agency Proctor + Stevenson If you’re looking for something more confusing to solve than a Rubik’s cube, just look at the kerfuffle surrounding the recent Christmas advert by UK frozen foods supermarket Iceland.  The tear-jerking...

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Silicon Valley veteran brings passion for tech to ambitious Bristol CRM agency Armadillo

November 16, 2018
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Silicon Valley veteran brings passion for tech to ambitious Bristol CRM agency Armadillo

A former advisor to Google and Amazon has joined Bristol specialist customer CRM (customer relationship marketing) agency Armadillo as a non-executive director. Ann Hiatt, pictured, a Silicon Valley veteran of 15 years, previously worked directly alongside Eric Schmidt and Jeff Bezos – the founders and CEOs of Google and Amazon respectively. ...

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Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

November 15, 2018
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Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

The West of England’s largest business organisation has urged “calm compromise” from politicians over Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan to avoid what it said would be the “tremendously damaging” impact of the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal. Business West – which runs Bristol Chamber...

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Concorde museum looking to land hat-trick of awards at region’s top tourism accolades

November 14, 2018
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Concorde museum looking to land hat-trick of awards at region’s top tourism accolades

Pioneering aviation museum Aerospace Bristol is in the running for a hat-trick of awards to add to its trophy collection tomorrow at this year’s Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards. The year-old museum, which houses Concorde as well as tracing Bristol’s lead role in the history of powered flight,...

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