Creative/Media

University of Bristol students’ innovative way of promoting parental leave wins design award

May 30, 2019
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University of Bristol students’ innovative way of promoting parental leave wins design award

A team of students from the University of Bristol’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has won a prestigious design award for a challenge to increase the take-up of shared parental leave. The three students worked on a brief set by the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts,...

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Welcome aboard. SS Great Britain lands award as Europe’s friendliest museum

May 29, 2019
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Welcome aboard. SS Great Britain lands award as Europe’s friendliest museum

Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Bristol’s most-popular visitor attraction, has been judged the friendliest and most-welcoming museum in Europe. Judges of the prestigious European Museum of the Year Awards awarded the iconic ship and its Being Brunel experience the prestigious Portimão Prize – the only UK attraction to feature among...

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TLT’s fast-growth team helps secure £3.5m investment for expanding e-learning firm

May 29, 2019
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TLT’s fast-growth team helps secure £3.5m investment for expanding e-learning firm

Innovative digital e-learning platform Elucidat has been advised by lawyers from the Bristol head office of national law firm TLT on a £3.5m funding aimed at speeding up its growth. The Series A investment from YFM Equity Partners will also be used by Brighton-based Elucidat to invest in staff...

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Smith & Williamson and Thrings experts help family-owned holiday cottage firm sell to market leader

May 28, 2019
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Smith & Williamson and Thrings experts help family-owned holiday cottage firm sell to market leader

The Bristol office of accountancy group Smith & Williamson and regional law firm Thrings have advised the family shareholders of a leading holiday cottage agency on its sale to the UK’s market leader in self-catering breaks in an all-West Country deal. Dorset Coastal Cottages’ acquisition by The Travel Chapter...

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Innovative Harbourside creative hub aiming to fill gap in city’s live music and arts market

May 24, 2019
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Innovative Harbourside creative hub aiming to fill gap in city’s live music and arts market

A group of Bristol entrepreneurs will next week achieve their dream of converting a long-disused former warehouse-turned-club into a vibrant creative hub celebrating the city’s music, nightlife and arts scenes. The Den, Dockside, in a former stone-arched Grade II listed building on Prince Street, will offer a sophisticated alternative...

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VC investment puts specialist Bristol holiday firm en route to becoming global brand

May 24, 2019
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VC investment puts specialist Bristol holiday firm en route to becoming global brand

TravelLocal, the specialist Bristol firm that connects travellers with local experts in destinations around the world, is aiming to build itself into a global brand after receiving venture capital funding. The firm was launched in 2012 to empower travellers to create their own tailored holidays – a segment of...

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Café/bar group to open at Finzels Reach as it becomes magnet for Bristol’s indie food and drink sector

May 24, 2019
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Café/bar group to open at Finzels Reach as it becomes magnet for Bristol’s indie food and drink sector

Bristol’s Finzels Reach development has signed up another key independent occupier to its growing roster of bars, eateries and creative businesses. Bocabar, well-known for its long-established café/bar at Paintworks, is to open an outlet at Finzels Reach as the mixed-use scheme opposite Castle Park continues to act as a...

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From Bristol to the world: Online link-up to give city’s Festival of Nature global reach

May 24, 2019
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From Bristol to the world: Online link-up to give city’s Festival of Nature global reach

The Festival of Nature returns to Bristol next month with a packed 2019 programme, including its Big Weekend expanding into Queen Square, a special series of nature writing events and the launch of a world-first digital festival. The week-long event culminates at the Festival of Nature Big Weekend (June...

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The LAST WORD: LaToyah McAllister-Jones, executive director, St Pauls Carnival

May 17, 2019
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The LAST WORD: LaToyah McAllister-Jones, executive director, St Pauls Carnival

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 LaToyah McAllister-Jones, executive director of St Pauls Carnival, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched? The Lost Boys. Couldn’t resist. Book you...

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Firms urged to help Bristol set the gold standard as UK’s most sustainable food city

May 17, 2019
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Firms urged to help Bristol set the gold standard as UK’s most sustainable food city

Businesses are being invited to get behind Bristol’s bid to become the UK’s first Gold Sustainable Food City by promoting healthy eating and supporting a better local food system. Bristol is already a recognised trailblazer in food-related projects and practices – often leading the world with its innovative. It...

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Funding for Bristol TV film maker from Channel 4 as it prepares to open creative hub in city

May 17, 2019
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Funding for Bristol TV film maker from Channel 4 as it prepares to open creative hub in city

Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund has taken a minority stake in Bristol-based TV documentary maker Five Mile Films – its first local investment since the broadcaster announced last year that it was to set up a creative hub in the city. Five Mile Films was set up last September by former Channel 4 head...

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Bristol bosses shortlisted for awards that champion outstanding leaders and entrepreneurs

May 17, 2019
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Bristol bosses shortlisted for awards that champion outstanding leaders and entrepreneurs

Five Bristol bosses are in the running for the region’s most prestigious awards for boardroom excellence and enterprise. The five – whose businesses range from the region’s largest bus operator to a family-owned recycling company – have been shortlisted in the Institute of Directors South West 2019 Director of...

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Bad bosses and office culture blamed for tech firms’ recruitment and retention crisis

May 17, 2019
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Bad bosses and office culture blamed for tech firms’ recruitment and retention crisis

Employees in tech start-ups and scale-ups tend to leave their jobs because of work culture or bad management having joined them based on salary, a new report has revealed. The report, produced by Bristol-headquartered tech and engineering specialist recruitment firm ISL, surveyed nearly 200 people who had left their jobs...

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