Green/sustainable business

Snap General Election must not derail Brexit talks, demands Bristol Chamber of Commerce

April 18, 2017
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The government must convince businesses in Bristol that the snap General Election called for by Prime Minister Theresa May today won’t scupper vital talks with the EU over Brexit, the region’s largest business organisation said. In an immediate response to Mrs May’s announcement this morning that she is seeking...

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Record-setting Bristol balloon channels message of hope for post-Brexit European trade

April 7, 2017
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Record-setting Bristol balloon channels message of hope for post-Brexit European trade

A Bristol balloon taking part in today’s world-record flight across the English Channel also conveyed the vital message that the city is still very much open for business with Europe. The balloon owned by Business West, UWE Bristol and Destination Bristol was among the 82 that flew across the...

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Research shows UWE brings £400m and 8,200 jobs to Bristol’s economy

April 7, 2017
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Research shows UWE brings £400m and 8,200 jobs to Bristol’s economy

The economic impact of the University of the West of England (UWE) on the region has been revealed in a report showing that in 2014/15 it supported more than 8,200 jobs and generated just over £400m. The independent analysis – the first of its kind – was compiled by...

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Bristol innovators take pride of place on exclusive list of top entrepreneurs

April 7, 2017
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Bristol innovators take pride of place on exclusive list of top entrepreneurs

Twenty entrepreneurs from Bristol have been named on an exclusive list of the top 50 innovators helped by SETsquared, the global number one university business incubator. SETsquared, which is backed by a number of universities including the University of Bristol, supports high-growth tech companies that have significant economic impact....

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Global recognition for Bristol universities’ Green Capital student volunteering project

April 7, 2017
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Global recognition for Bristol universities’ Green Capital student volunteering project

Bristol’s two universities’ reputation for excellence in sustainability has been recognised on the global stage with a joint prize at the International Green Gown Awards. The University of the West of England (UWE) and the University of Bristol were the combined winners of the Student Engagement category at the...

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Hunt for Bristol’s happiest workplace gets underway

April 7, 2017
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Hunt for Bristol’s happiest workplace gets underway

Staff in Bristol’s most cheerful offices and workspaces are being urged to showcase what makes them so special as the region’s unique happiest workplace contest gets underway for the third year. Staged by Bristol-based workplace and interior design consultancy Wylde IA and supported by Bristol Business News and its...

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Innovative social housing project gets underway after Andrews hits fundraising target

April 7, 2017
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Innovative social housing project gets underway after Andrews hits fundraising target

Estate agency and property group Andrews has met its target of raising £70,000 to kick-start an ambitious, innovative and enduring social housing project. The Keynsham-headquartered group launched the scheme last year to mark its 70th anniversary. It has now bought and refurbished the first home as part of the...

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Business West calls for ‘bold vision’ from Metro Mayor in devolution manifesto

April 7, 2017
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Business West calls for ‘bold vision’ from Metro Mayor in devolution manifesto

The West of England’s new Metro Mayor must have a “bold social and economic vision” for the region, its largest business organisation is demanding in its devolution manifesto. Business West, which includes the West of England Initiative, has identified 10 key points that the mayor will need to translate...

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Creative Business News campaign of the month: Greenhouse PR, Moixa

April 5, 2017
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Creative Business News campaign of the month: Greenhouse PR, Moixa

We all know the West of England is chock-full of incredibly talented agencies and individuals. To showcase the cream of their work, Creative Business News each month features the very best creative campaigns coming out of the region. This month we highlight Bristol PR agency Greenhouse’s work with home...

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Crowdfund investors develop taste for craft brewery’s ambitious expansion plans

April 4, 2017
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Crowdfund investors develop taste for craft brewery’s ambitious expansion plans

A craft brewery which describes Bristol as its spiritual home has raised almost twice its initial £1m crowdfunding target towards its new brewery and restaurant complex. Rapidly-expanding The Wild Beer Co, which opened Hook at Bristol’s Wapping Wharf indie food-and-drink hub last year – has outgrown its current brewery on...

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Bristol businesses urged to get on board city’s new ferry commuter service

March 31, 2017
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Bristol businesses urged to get on board city’s new ferry commuter service

Early morning commuters will get the chance from Monday to take a more sustainable and far less congested journey to work when Bristol Ferry Boat Company launches its new service. The company is to introduce the new commuter service from Temple Meads to Hotwells via The Centre on a...

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Maserati’s ‘magnificent seven’. The Bristol entrepreneurs recognised in prestigious ‘disrupters’ list

March 31, 2017
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Maserati’s ‘magnificent seven’. The Bristol entrepreneurs recognised in prestigious ‘disrupters’ list

Seven Bristol-based ‘business disrupters’ have been named among Britain’s 100 most successful entrepreneurs, philanthropists, investors, mentors and advisors. The prestigious Maserati 100 list brings together a diverse group of high-calibre individuals who are not only helping contribute to UK economic growing UK but also provide much needed support to...

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Lloyds Bank shows support for Bristol entrepreneurs with extension to Boxworks sponsorship

March 31, 2017
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Lloyds Bank shows support for Bristol entrepreneurs with extension to Boxworks sponsorship

Lloyds Bank has renewed its sponsorship of Boxworks, the pioneering shipping container-based office space for start-ups and social enterprises at Bristol’s Engine Shed innovation hub, for another year. The bank was a key backer in the creation of the quirky business incubator space, which opened in December 2015. The...

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