Finance

Ultimate accolade for commercial loans provider in inaugural Growth Finance Awards

September 20, 2019
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Ultimate accolade for commercial loans provider in inaugural Growth Finance Awards

Bristol-based commercial finance firm Ultimate Finance has been awarded the prestigious title of Best Invoice Finance Provider at the first-ever Growth Finance Awards. The awards recognise companies in the sector that support growing businesses in the UK by offering ‘more than just finance’ to clients.  Eighteen firms that go...

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Bank finance boost for Bristol firm at the leading edge of UK recycling

September 20, 2019
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Bank finance boost for Bristol firm at the leading edge of UK recycling

Bristol waste management company Ecosurety, which operates one of the UK’s leading recycling compliance schemes, is looking to expand after securing a £2m finance facility from HSBC UK. Ecosurety provides well-known brands with the credible and traceable recycling evidence they need to submit under UK law.  The scheme has...

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Financial backing for Bristol biotech firm taking the waiting out of clinical tests

September 20, 2019
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Financial backing for Bristol biotech firm taking the waiting out of clinical tests

A Bristol company that has developed faster and cheaper ways to identify harmful bacteria has received financial backing from eight successful city-based entrepreneurs. FluoretiQ, which is based in the pioneering Unit DX biotech hub in St Phillips, was formed two years ago to use novel technology to identify bacterial infections in hospitals,...

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Bristol Chamber of Commerce signs global pact to “take bold action” over climate change

September 20, 2019
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Bristol Chamber of Commerce signs global pact to “take bold action” over climate change

The organisation behind Bristol Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with more than 450 chambers across the world to sign up to an international agreement to tackle climate change. Business West, which also runs the Bristol Initiative, said its commitment to the International Chambers of Commerce Chambers Climate Coalition...

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Smith & Williamson to host R&D and Patent Box event in Bristol

September 18, 2019
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Smith & Williamson to host R&D and Patent Box event in Bristol

Research and development tax credits and the Patent Box regime will come under the microscope at an event in Bristol next month hosted by the city office of financial and professional services firm Smith & Williamson. The event, called Patent Protection and Tax Incentives for Companies, is aimed at finance...

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CBRE Bristol appoints new regional head of valuations

September 18, 2019
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CBRE Bristol appoints new regional head of valuations

Richard Crane has joined the Bristol office of global real estate advisory firm CBRE as a director in its valuations team covering the South West and South Wales. Richard, pictured, is responsible for investment valuations across all sectors of commercial property on behalf of institutional clients such as asset...

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New partner joins Ashfords’ banking team as it continues its rapid growth

September 16, 2019
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New partner joins Ashfords’ banking team as it continues its rapid growth

The banking and finance team in law firm Ashfords’ Bristol office has been boosted with the appointment of Ed Hobbs as a partner. Ed, pictured, joins from national firm Burges Salmon’s Bristol head office, where he worked for six years as a senior associate. Prior to that he spent...

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Huge growth in the pipeline for Bristol’s OVO as it snaps up rival SSE’s retail business for £500m

September 13, 2019
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Huge growth in the pipeline for Bristol’s OVO as it snaps up rival SSE’s retail business for £500m

Bristol green energy group OVO is poised to become the UK’s second largest energy supplier just 10 years after it was formed following an agreement today to buy the retail business of rival SSE for £500m. Under the landmark deal OVO will now take on SSE’s 3.5m customers and...

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Bristol office opened by global law firm as it looks to win work in city’s buoyant insurance sector

September 13, 2019
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Bristol office opened by global law firm as it looks to win work in city’s buoyant insurance sector

International law firm Kennedys has become the latest to open an office in Bristol, continuing the city’s growth as a major regional legal centre. The office, the firm’s 11th in the UK and 38th across the world, will focus on professional and financial lines work along with defendant personal...

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Future of money on the menu as Thrings serves up first Bristol helping of Crypto Curry Club

September 13, 2019
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Future of money on the menu as Thrings serves up first Bristol helping of Crypto Curry Club

The role of blockchain and digital currencies on payments and transactions and their impact on banks and traditional payments providers will go under the spotlight when the successful Crypto Curries series of events comes to Bristol for the first time. Hosted by law firm Thrings in its Bristol office,...

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British Chambers award shortlisting for Business West’s Trading Through Brexit campaign

September 12, 2019
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British Chambers award shortlisting for Business West’s Trading Through Brexit campaign

A pioneering campaign aimed at helping businesses across the West of England prepare for life after Brexit is in the running for a top national award. Trading Through Brexit (TTB) was launched in October last year by Business West, the region’s largest business group and the organisation behind Bristol...

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Awards shortlisting at the double for Bishop Fleming’s payroll team

September 12, 2019
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Awards shortlisting at the double for Bishop Fleming’s payroll team

The payroll team at Bishop Fleming, the regional law firm with its largest office in Bristol, has been shortlisted for two prestigious national awards. The team, which delivers payroll, accounting, tax, advisory services to businesses, charities, academies and individuals, is in the running to win the accolades from The...

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Bright future for innovative industrial testing firm as it outgrows Bristol’s science hub

September 6, 2019
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Bright future for innovative industrial testing firm as it outgrows Bristol’s science hub

Inductosense, the Bristol scale-up specialising in ultrasonic non-destructive testing, is heading for more growth after becoming the first firm to ‘graduate’ from the city’s pioneering Unit DX biotech hub. The firm, which has secured investment of more than £2m, this year has relocated to a nearby 5,000 sq ft...

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