Finance

Academic’s new role will promote knowledge exchange among Bristol’s FinTech pioneers

June 23, 2022
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Academic’s new role will promote knowledge exchange among Bristol’s FinTech pioneers

FinTech West, the organisation that champions Bristol and the South West as a tech powerhouse, has added social science expertise to its offering by appointing a University of Bristol academic to its team as knowledge exchange fellow. Jonathan Beaverstock, pictured, professor of international management at the university, has joined...

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Successful US scheme that upskills charities to be brought to Bristol by American digital marketing firm

June 21, 2022
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North American digital marketing agency Noble Performs, which opened its first office outside the US in Bristol four years ago, is to launch its innovative charity support programme in the city. Called Noble Deeds, the scheme upskills charity and not-for-profit organisations’ in-house marketing teams.  Originally launched by Noble Performs’...

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Bishop Fleming prepares for more growth by expanding partnership with three key appointments

June 17, 2022
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Bishop Fleming prepares for more growth by expanding partnership with three key appointments

Three new partners have been appointed by regional accountancy group Bishop Fleming as it continues its rapid growth. The firm, which has the largest of its seven offices in Bristol, has made Anna Averis, Mark Munro and Richard Harborne partners, taking its partnership to 37. Bishop Fleming has recently...

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ITV pays £103.5m for controlling stake in academy award-winning Bristol TV production company

June 16, 2022
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ITV pays £103.5m for controlling stake in academy award-winning Bristol TV production company

ITV has acquired a majority stake in Bristol-based TV production company Plimsoll, the world’s largest independent producer of natural history programmes, in a deal that values it at £131m. Founded in based in Bristol in 2013, it also now has offices in LA and Cardiff and has produced more...

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Three new Bristol partners among raft of promotions at Deloitte as it maintains investment in the region

June 14, 2022
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Three new Bristol partners among raft of promotions at Deloitte as it maintains investment in the region

Accountancy group Deloitte has continued to invest in the South West by promoting three staff to partner, one to associate partner and 12 to director. They are among 182 promotions in its regional office in Bristol, which employs more than 600 people. The three new partners are Georgina Miles,...

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Tilney Smith & Williamson draws on its heritage and ‘single purpose’ to rebrand as Evelyn Partners

June 14, 2022
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Tilney Smith & Williamson draws on its heritage and ‘single purpose’ to rebrand as Evelyn Partners

New branding has appeared at the Bristol office of national accountancy group Tilney Smith & Williamson to reflect its new name of Evelyn Partners. The rebrand, announced in March, became live today with all branded collateral transferred and a new website.  The group, which employs just under 200 people,...

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MBEs for Bristol tech pioneer and export champion in Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours list

June 10, 2022
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One of Bristol’s highest-profile tech entrepreneurs and a champion for international trade in the city are among individuals who received awards in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours list. Dr Zara Nanu, CEO and co-founder of Gapsquare, was awarded an MBE for services to tackle global workplace inequalities and promoting...

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Green investment firm to serve up food for thought on positive change at its annual investor day

June 10, 2022
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Green investment firm to serve up food for thought on positive change at its annual investor day

How investors can help create positive change and the role that the food and drinks industry plays in shaping public health will be among the topics explored next week when Bristol-based green investment firm Rathbone Greenbank stages its 25th Annual Investor Day. Chaired by Baroness Rosie Boycott, a crossbench peer...

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Government must invest in the West of England as economy slows dramatically, business group urges

June 10, 2022
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Government must invest in the West of England as economy slows dramatically, business group urges

Business leaders are urging the government to continue to invest in the West of England amid signals its ‘levelling-up’ agenda is switching spending to other areas of the country as the econony falters. The plea has come from Business West, the organisation that runs Bristol Chamber of Commerce and...

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New look for Bristol accountancy firm as it aims to become city’s leading independent practice

June 10, 2022
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New look for Bristol accountancy firm as it aims to become city’s leading independent practice

Bristol independent accountancy practice Corrigan has unveiled a new look as it prepares for a new growth phase. Having been launched by partner Ed Corrigan in 2009 with just two people, it today employs 26 staff.  It continued to grow organically during the pandemic and is now focused on...

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Mayor Marvin Rees: Ideas festival puts Bristol at centre of joined-up approach to achieving net zero

June 10, 2022
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Mayor Marvin Rees: Ideas festival puts Bristol at centre of joined-up approach to achieving net zero

With the Big Tent Ideas Festival taking place in Bristol tomorrow – when politicians, campaign groups and businesses will debate key issues such as net zero, the drive for better public services and achieving a more equitable society – Mayor Marvin Rees here outlines why the city is ideally...

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Bristol partner becomes new head of Ashfords’ corporate team

June 9, 2022
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Bristol partner becomes new head of Ashfords’ corporate team

National law firm Ashfords has appointed Bristol office partner Rory Suggett as head of its corporate team. Rory, pictured, takes over the role from Andrew Betteridge, who continues as the firm’s wider commercial services division head and executive board member.   Rory, who joined Ashfords in 2007, has extensive...

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Good causes invited to apply for grants from Barcan+Kirby’s relaunched community fund

June 8, 2022
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Good causes invited to apply for grants from Barcan+Kirby’s relaunched community fund

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby is inviting grassroots organisations that benefit their communities in parts of Bristol and South Gloucestershire to apply for financial support from its community fund. The fund, now in its second year, provides up to £300 for organisations or charities in areas where Barcan+Kirby has its...

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