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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Institute of Directors South West Director of the Year Awards

July 5, 2019
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The Institute of Directors South West Director of the Year Awards celebrated best business practice, with the winners demonstrating the breadth and depth of talent in the region’s boardrooms. Winners ranged from the West of England’s largest bus operator to a recycling firm behind a state-of-the-art waste handling centre...

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Burges Salmon helps National Express get on board with new banking product trial

July 5, 2019
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Burges Salmon helps National Express get on board with new banking product trial

The banking team from Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon has advised long-standing transport client National Express on a ground-breaking finance deal – the first of its kind for the UK banking sector. National Express’s SONIA (Sterling Overnight Index Average) loan from NatWest is the first in the pilot...

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Bristol property dispute lawyer opens city office for High Court enforcement firm

July 4, 2019
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Bristol property dispute lawyer opens city office for High Court enforcement firm

High Court enforcement office Andrew Wilson & Co has continued its nationwide expansion by opening a base in Bristol headed by property dispute solicitor Ellie Kouzaris. The Manchester-headquartered firm, which also has offices in Leeds, Birmingham and London, works with law firms, businesses, lenders, local authorities, landlords, property agents,...

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Recognition for Business West’s India market expert in prestigious Top 100 table

July 2, 2019
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Recognition for Business West’s India market expert in prestigious Top 100 table

Ameeta Virk, regional business support group Business West’s India market specialist, has been named as one of the 100 most influential people in UK-India relations. Ameeta’s inclusion in the table – compiled by India Inc, the publisher of India Global Business fortnightly magazine – recognises her work helping South...

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Staff at two more high-growth Bristol firms take ownership as employee acquisitions gather pace

June 28, 2019
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Staff at two more high-growth Bristol firms take ownership as employee acquisitions gather pace

The founders of two fast-growing Bristol firms have this week sold them to their staff as the trend for ‘employee ownership’ continues. Digital agency Torchbox, which works with some of the world’s biggest organisations including Google and NASA, is handing 100% of its shares to its 65 employees. They...

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Bishop Fleming team in peak condition to raise £22,500 by scaling UK’s three highest summits

June 27, 2019
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Bishop Fleming team in peak condition to raise £22,500 by scaling UK’s three highest summits

A 30-strong team of accountants from regional firm Bishop Fleming have scaled the heights of endurance – and raised more than £22,500 for charity – by climbing a trio of mountain peaks in just 24 hours.  The group, from across the firm including its Bristol office, took part in...

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Senior business development manager joins Begbies Traynor’s Bristol office

June 27, 2019
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Senior business development manager joins Begbies Traynor’s Bristol office

National insolvency and business recovery firm Begbies Traynor has expanded its South West team with the appointment of Mike Dyer as senior business development manager.  Mike, pictured, has experience across sectors including hospitality, leisure, retail and property and will work from Begbies Traynor’s Bristol and Bath offices. He joins...

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Eight senior promotions boost Deloitte’s South West practice

June 24, 2019
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Accountancy giant Deloitte has promoted eight senior staff across its South West practice, with two becoming partners and six appointed as directors. The new partners are Tess Williams and James Hunter, pictured below, while the six new directors are from three business areas and include Joanne Hale, Dan Pople,...

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Event highlights how Bristol Private Equity Club is supporting city’s tech entrepreneurs

June 21, 2019
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Event highlights how Bristol Private Equity Club is supporting city’s tech entrepreneurs

Sixty of Bristol’s most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders have gathered to hear how they can support the city’s fledgling and growing tech businesses reach their potential. The event was the biggest meeting so far of members of Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC). Since its launch three years ago, the club’s members...

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Triodos sets up new UK subsidiary to prepare for Brexit-linked regulation changes

June 21, 2019
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Dutch-owned ethical banking group Triodos, which has its UK head office in Bristol, has created a new wholly owned UK subsidiary to avoid any fallout from Brexit. The bank called in legal experts from Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT to handle the highly complex and costly procedure, which involved...

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Finance deal whets appetite for growth at exporter of iconic British food and drink brands

June 21, 2019
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Finance deal whets appetite for growth at exporter of iconic British food and drink brands

Bristol-based British Corner Shop, which sells much-loved UK food and drink products such as Bird’s custard and Marmite around the world, is on course for further growth after securing a £2.73m finance facility from HSBC. The firm will use the funding to further develop its export activities, helping it...

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Three senior promotions boost Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office

June 20, 2019
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Three senior promotions boost Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office

Financial and professional services firm Smith & Williamson has strengthened its senior team in Bristol with three promotions. Helen Bassett and Marcus Graham have been promoted to director in the firm’s assurance and business services and transaction services teams respectively, while David Gage has been appointed an associate director in...

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Insurer Admiral gets Bristol ad agency on board to create nostalgic animated brand campaign

June 18, 2019
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Insurer Admiral gets Bristol ad agency on board to create nostalgic animated brand campaign

Creative agency McCann Bristol has created an animated TV advert for insurance group Admiral in a major departure from its previous broadcast campaigns. Created in partnership with London-based production company Studio AKA, the advert launches an entirely new animated brand campaign for Admiral that will run across integrated media....

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