Creative/Media

Bristol Business analysis: James Hinchcliffe, JBP Associates. ‘After the Mayor’s show’ – Bristol goes back in time with referendum result

May 6, 2022
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Bristol Business analysis: James Hinchcliffe, JBP Associates. ‘After the Mayor’s show’ – Bristol goes back in time with referendum result

A decade after a dramatic referendum to introduce a mayor for Bristol, the voters performed a dramatic U-turn yesterday. They expressed a clear, overwhelming preference to rewind the clock over 20 years and return to the committee system for Bristol City Council.  And the result wasn’t even close. Compared...

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Accountants inspired by astronaut Tim Peake’s out-of-this-world talk at their first gathering in two years

May 6, 2022
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Accountants inspired by astronaut Tim Peake’s out-of-this-world talk at their first gathering in two years

Bristol accountants gathered with colleagues from across the region in the city last night for their professional organisation’s first annual dinner for two years – with guest speaker British astronaut Major Tim Peake sharing inspirational stories about his six months on board the International Space Station. The event, staged...

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Inaugural Which? Sustainability Champion Award pitches Triodos Bank against owner of Zap-Map

May 6, 2022
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Inaugural Which? Sustainability Champion Award pitches Triodos Bank against owner of Zap-Map

Bristol-headquartered ethical bank Triodos is to go head-to-head against the parent company of city-based electric vehicle charge point mapping app Zap-Map in the battle for a prestigious Which? Award. Triodos UK, which employs around 200 staff in Bristol, London and Edinburgh, and Good Energy, the renewable power firm that...

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Cancer charity offering a chance for Bristol businesses to take office space in its HQ

May 4, 2022
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Bristol firms have an opportunity to move into an impressive office building in the countryside on the city’s outskirts and know the rent they pay is directly supporting people with cancer. The space is being offered at Ham Green House in Pill, pictured, alongside the headquarters of Penny Brohn...

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Mr B & Friends harnesses butterfly effect to set newly hatched IT business on its journey to growth

May 4, 2022
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Mr B & Friends harnesses butterfly effect to set newly hatched IT business on its journey to growth

Bristol-based consultancy Mr B & Friends has created the distinctive branding for a new cyber security and Cloud IT specialist formed by bringing together two established businesses in the sector. Kocho is the new name for managed services provider TIG and identity and cyber security experts ThirdSpace.  The move...

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Coveted Gold standard for McCann Bristol’s professional development and culture of learning

May 3, 2022
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Coveted Gold standard for McCann Bristol’s professional development and culture of learning

Marketing communications agency McCann Central, which includes McCann Bristol, has been awarded a gold medal by its industry body for the “outstanding” professional development opportunities it has given its staff over the past year. The IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) CPD Gold scheme recognises and rewards agencies that...

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Loungers shrugs off impact of Omicron at Christmas to serve up strong rebound in trading

April 29, 2022
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Loungers shrugs off impact of Omicron at Christmas to serve up strong rebound in trading

Bristol-based café-bar chain Loungers “significantly outperformed” the market over the past year, it said this week, despite Christmas trading being hit by the Omicron variant of Covid. The group, which operates 164 Lounge cafe-bars and 31 Cosy Club restaurant-bars, said in a trading update to shareholders that it recovered...

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Bristol-built giant robots on the move across the UK, thanks to WECA creative industry funding

April 29, 2022
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Bristol-built giant robots on the move across the UK, thanks to WECA creative industry funding

Nine inflatable giant robots are to set off on tour of UK festivals after the Bristol firm behind them secured a cash injection from a fund geared towards helping creative businesses across the West of England recover from the impact of the pandemic. The funding, from the West of...

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Former AXA global brand director joins Huboo as it gears up for further international expansion

April 29, 2022
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paulbennett

Fast-growing Bristol-headquartered fulfilment tech provider Huboo has appointed Paul Bennett as chief marketing officer to strengthen its brand profile and support its global roll out plans. Paul, pictured, is devising marketing strategies for four further international markets this year while aligning its brand messaging across all its territories.  Huboo has grown...

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Chance for social change start-ups to win a desk for a year in Bristol ethical business hub

April 29, 2022
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ethicalprop2

Start-ups committed to social change are being given the chance to win a desk at Bristol’s ground-breaking workspace Streamline at Paintworks. Streamline owner Ethical Property has launched a ‘Care to Share’ competition offering free office space for a year to a purpose and cause related start-up, giving it the...

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Two senior appointments hand boost to Ultraleap as it engineers further global growth

April 29, 2022
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Two senior appointments hand boost to Ultraleap as it engineers further global growth

Ultraleap, the Bristol-based hand-tracking software pioneer firm, has made two key appointments – with Rowena Innocent joining in the newly created role of senior vice president (SVP) of engineering and Charlotte Laband as General Counsel. The appointments come as Ultraleap looks to scale its world-leading hand tracking and mid-air...

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Photo display promoting active lifestyles for older people supported by Clarke Willmott

April 27, 2022
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Photo display promoting active lifestyles for older people supported by Clarke Willmott

Law firm Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office is sponsoring a major photographic exhibition in the city that aims to prove age is no barrier to active living. Staged by Active Ageing Bristol on College Green, NO LIMITS#2 is part of Bristol Walk Fest, a campaign to persuade older people to...

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Pair of new business wins during first quarter adds to rapid growth at Bristol branding agency Firehaus

April 27, 2022
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Pair of new business wins during first quarter adds to rapid growth at Bristol branding agency Firehaus

Bristol-based brand consultancy Firehaus has landed two major accounts during the first quarter of 2022 as it settles into its new home at Bristol’s Engine Shed innovation hub. The four-person agency was already achieving double-digit growth for gross profits and revenues based on its mission to bring ‘light + heat’...

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