Finance

Triodos Bank aiming to strike right note with focus on harmony at its annual meeting

March 22, 2019
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Triodos Bank aiming to strike right note with focus on harmony at its annual meeting

Sustainability leaders will join business changemakers at Bristol-based ethical bank Triodos’ annual meeting in the city next month. The event on April 24 will be staged at iconic Bristol concert venue St George’s and will be hosted by author and broadcaster June Sarpong MBE, pictured. Speakers will include Natalie...

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Firms given ‘export champion’ status to encourage others to explore overseas trade

March 22, 2019
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Firms given ‘export champion’ status to encourage others to explore overseas trade

Bristol area businesses have today been recognised as ‘export champions’ by the Department for International Trade (DIT) and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox. Thatchers Cider, advanced engineering group Renishaw and cheese maker Lye Cross Farm are among 15 leading exporters from across the South West to appear at an...

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Whitechurch Financial Consultants: Investing for Good

March 22, 2019
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Whitechurch Financial Consultants: Investing for Good

Please click on the image to read about Investing For Good with Whitechurch Financial Consultants in the latest of a series of exclusive sponsored infographics for Bristol Business News

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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns to Bristol in June

March 21, 2019
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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns to Bristol in June

Business Showcase South West – the region’s largest event of its kind – returns in June with the promise of an unparalleled range of seminars, workshops, speeches and networking opportunities. The event, the ninth since it launched in 2014, again takes place in Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and will...

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Top forensic accountancy award reflects ‘expertise and dedication’ of Milsted Langdon partner

March 21, 2019
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Top forensic accountancy award reflects ‘expertise and dedication’ of Milsted Langdon partner

Regional accountancy firm Milsted Langdon’s Bristol-based partner Roger Isaacs has been recognised in a top national awards scheme for his forensic accounting expertise and for promoting the benefits of it to the legal profession. In the past year, Roger, pictured, has given expert evidence to clients in London, the...

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No half measures as 100-plus Bishop Fleming staff raise charity cash in gruelling 13.1km road race

March 18, 2019
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No half measures as 100-plus Bishop Fleming staff raise charity cash in gruelling 13.1km road race

Staff from across regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming’s seven offices, including Bristol, have raised more than £30,000 for charity by taking part in the Bath Half Marathon. More than 100 Bishop Fleming employees completed the course while the firm was also the official title sponsor of the annual event,...

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Shop offers opportunity for experienced business figure with taste for in-cider trading

March 15, 2019
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Shop offers opportunity for experienced business figure with taste for in-cider trading

The owner of Bristol Cider Shop, which has been at the forefront of the craft cider revolution since 2010, is seeking a business partner with the skills and experience to take it to the next level. Since opening the celebrated shop on Christmas Steps – and relocating it in...

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Fair Trade business awards champion ethical firms that ‘put their money where their mouth is’

March 15, 2019
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Fair Trade business awards champion ethical firms that ‘put their money where their mouth is’

West of England organisations that support fair trade have been praised by TV personality Nick Hewer for “putting their money where their mouth is” at the region’s recent Fair Trade Business Awards. Countdown presenter Mr Hewer, a long-running supporter of ethical business and a patron of The Fairtrade Foundation,...

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New HR director for Bishop Fleming as it looks to build on employee engagement innovations

March 15, 2019
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New HR director for Bishop Fleming as it looks to build on employee engagement innovations

Anna Averis has been appointed as the new HR director at regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has its largest office in Bristol. Anna has more than 20 years’ experience as a senior HR professional and has previously successfully developed and implemented people initiatives to increase employee engagement and...

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Spring Statement: Bristol business reaction

March 13, 2019
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Spring Statement: Bristol business reaction

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement was overshadowed by Brexit when it should have helped shape long-term economic needs, Business West, the region’s largest business group, said today. The organisation, which runs Bristol Chamber of Commerce and the Bristol Initiative, has become increasingly alarmed at the impact the political scrabbling...

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Spring Statement: National business reaction

March 13, 2019
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Spring Statement: National business reaction

The CBI said Chancellor Philip Hammond made an admirable attempt to set out a long-term vision for the UK economy in his Spring Statement against a hugely uncertain political backdrop. But the pro-Europe business organisation – which is strongly opposed to a no-deal departure from the EU – said...

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Spring Statement: As it happened

March 13, 2019
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Spring Statement: As it happened

Chancellor Philip Hammond got to his feet at 12.43pm today to deliver his Spring Statement. But against the backdrop of Brexit turmoil, few commentators expected it to contain much that will be significant. Growth will be 1.2% this year (compared to 1.6% in last October’s Budget), 1.4% in 2020...

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Friends and clients join accountants for firm’s 10th anniversary dinner

March 8, 2019
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Friends and clients join accountants for firm’s 10th anniversary dinner

Bristol independent practice Corrigan Accountants has celebrated a decade in business with a special dinner for past and present members of staff, long-standing clients and friends. The event, held in the newly refurbished Cooper’s Hall at Bristol Old Vic, marked 10 years since Ed Corrigan left major national practice Baker Tilly after 20 years...

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