Creative/Media

Ethical investment network set up in Bristol for individuals wishing to make a positive impact

November 17, 2023
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Ethical investment network set up in Bristol for individuals wishing to make a positive impact

A network of investors who want to drive social change in Bristol has been launched at an event hosted by accountants Evelyn Partners’ office in the city. The firm teamed up with Bristol-based investment platform Ethical Equity to support the launch of the community of angel investors supporting ethical...

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Albert Goodman urges Chancellor to boost region’s tech innovators in next week’s Autumn Statement

November 16, 2023
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Albert Goodman urges Chancellor to boost region’s tech innovators in next week’s Autumn Statement

South West accountancy firm Albert Goodman has called on Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to provide some much-needed certainty on research and development (R&D) tax relief for the region’s tech companies in next week’s Autumn Statement. While the sector continues to play a vital role in the South West economy, with...

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Disney development executive joins Bristol animator as it draws up plans for new original content

November 16, 2023
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Disney development executive joins Bristol animator as it draws up plans for new original content

Specialist Bristol animation studio A Productions has taken on an experienced development executive with Disney to help grow its slate of kids’ and family entertainment. Katie Barba, who spent more than five years in original animation production and development at Disney in London, will help develop A Productions’ IP-driven...

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Firm behind ‘intelligent video’ used to make railways safer signals more growth with move to new HQ

November 10, 2023
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Firm behind ‘intelligent video’ used to make railways safer signals more growth with move to new HQ

Bristol-based One Big Circle, which uses Artificial Intelligence to clean up the country’s railways, is on track for further expansion after expanding into a new office. The firm, which now boasts 35 employees, has acquired additional office and lab space in the iconic Temple Studios – appropriately next to...

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World’s first digital export Carnet introduced by Business West to ease strain of post-Brexit trade

November 10, 2023
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World’s first digital export Carnet introduced by Business West to ease strain of post-Brexit trade

Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, has helped cut through the red tape hitting temporary exporters by arranging the world’s first use of a digital Carnet. Since Brexit, the number of ATA Carnets – or ‘passports for goods’ – needed by exporters has risen significantly for UK-based companies. These...

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7:0 victory for girls’ football team in new cup contest puts sponsors – and manager – in seventh heaven

November 10, 2023
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7:0 victory for girls’ football team in new cup contest puts sponsors – and manager – in seventh heaven

The kit sponsors of a Bristol girls’ football team are celebrating after the side made history in a new cup competition. Brislington Juniors Girls’ Colts Under-13s were the first to rack up a victory in the augural Somerset FA County Girls’ Under 13s Cup, turning on the style to...

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Visual artist teams up with medical simulator firm to deliver body of work based on childbirth

November 3, 2023
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Visual artist teams up with medical simulator firm to deliver body of work based on childbirth

Art and science have been brought together in a unique project created by Bristol-based medical simulator manufacturer Limbs & Things. The firm, which was founded by in 1990 by medical illustrator Margot Cooper, has teamed up with visual artist and illustrator Ellie Shipman on RE:COLLECTION, a show work created...

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‘Firms reflect the individuals who lead them’. Coach draws on his own varied life to launch consultancy

November 1, 2023
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‘Firms reflect the individuals who lead them’. Coach draws on his own varied life to launch consultancy

Bristol leadership coach Joe Constant has set up his own consultancy after developing a business model based around understanding the impact of a leader’s life experiences on a company’s culture. The son of a 1950s Windrush migrant from Dominica, Joe, pictured, has spent more than 20 years working with...

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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Tech Festival

October 27, 2023
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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Tech Festival

More than 500 people attended Bristol Tech Festival events at the city’s Engine Shed innovation hub over the course of the week. The five days of workshops, panel discussions and events also acted as a showcase for some of the South West’s finest tech companies and a stage for...

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New £1m studio to offer Bristol’s creative industry unique film, TV and performance space

October 27, 2023
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New £1m studio to offer Bristol’s creative industry unique film, TV and performance space

Bristol’s standing as a major national centre for film and TV production and the wider creative sector is to be boosted next week with the opening of a new studio. Called Box7, the £1m one-stop-shop facility is based in a former warehouse at the Skyline Park creative campus in...

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Trade mission to showcase opportunities for Bristol firms in Hong Kong’s tech sector

October 27, 2023
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Trade mission to showcase opportunities for Bristol firms in Hong Kong’s tech sector

Tech business founders from Bristol and across the West of England are being given the chance to explore Hong Kong’s burgeoning tech ecosystem on a trade mission next month. Tech West England Advocates (TWEA) is leading the mission, which is that is backed by a range of partners including...

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Bristol event will show firms how they can sell to local authorities across the region

October 26, 2023
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Bristol event will show firms how they can sell to local authorities across the region

Businesses can find out how best to supply goods and services to public sector organisations across the West of England at an event next week. The annual showcase has been running since 2005 and, after two years of being an online event, this year will be held at the...

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Bristol’s Engine Shed to broaden its offer to city’s tech ecosystem in tie-up with Barclays’ Eagle Labs

October 20, 2023
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Bristol’s Engine Shed to broaden its offer to city’s tech ecosystem in tie-up with Barclays’ Eagle Labs

Barclays is to partner with Bristol innovation hub Engine Shed to provide start-ups and entrepreneurs in the city with access to a wider range of services. The Eagle Lab will offer business expertise, banking services and mentoring and coaching from scale-up specialists. The bank announced the partnership, which will...

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