Green/sustainable business

Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

November 15, 2018
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Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

The West of England’s largest business organisation today urged “calm compromise” from politicians over Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan to avoid what it said would be the “tremendously damaging” impact of the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal. Business West – which runs Bristol Chamber...

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‘Supremely creative’ Bristol has potential to become a global innovation powerhouse, says report

November 9, 2018
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‘Supremely creative’ Bristol has potential to become a global innovation powerhouse, says report

Bristol’s highly talented workforce and its unparalleled collaborative approach mean it is well positioned to become one of the world’s leading centres for innovation, according to a major study published this week. The Bristol city-region, which includes Bath, is already among the UK’s most exciting innovation clusters based on...

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Pioneering firm behind world-first composites manufacturing process lands £10,000 in enterprise contest

November 9, 2018
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Pioneering firm behind world-first composites manufacturing process lands £10,000 in enterprise contest

A fledgling Bristol firm behind a world-first composites manufacturing process that could revolutionise the way aircraft and vehicles are made has won top prize in the University of Bristol’s New Enterprise Competition (NEC). iCOMAT has created, through patented technology, two prototypes that have enabled it to manufacture a range...

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Bristol’s scale-ups on track for more support as Engine Shed launches month of events

November 9, 2018
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Bristol’s scale-ups on track for more support as Engine Shed launches month of events

Four weeks of events and resources to support fast-growth companies and make the West of England the best place in the UK to start and grow a business are being staged by Bristol innovation hub Engine Shed as part of its Scale Up Month. Engine Shed launched the Scale...

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Firms pledge to support Bristol’s young people at The Prince’s Trust annual Red Dinner

November 6, 2018
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Firms pledge to support Bristol’s young people at The Prince’s Trust annual Red Dinner

Businesses and philanthropists from across the South West will come together in Bristol this Thursday to help raise vital funds for its young people.  The annual Prince’s Trust Red Dinner has raised more than £650,000 since it was launched seven years ago, with all the proceeds going toward helping...

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Firm harnessing robotics to solve the elderly care crisis moves into Bristol’s health-tech innovation hub

November 2, 2018
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Firm harnessing robotics to solve the elderly care crisis moves into Bristol’s health-tech innovation hub

Bristol start-up Service Robotics, which is developing a robot companion service for the elderly, has chosen the tech and health innovation hub Future Space at UWE as its new base. The firm’s engineer/entrepreneurs Rob Parkes and Tim Morgan are devising a robot powered by artificial intelligence (AI) called ‘Genie’...

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Top speakers lined up for this year’s Festival of Economics

November 2, 2018
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Top speakers lined up for this year’s Festival of Economics

The Bank of England’s chief economist and one of its former deputy governors are among speakers at this year’s Festival of Economics in Bristol. One of the largest events of its kind in the UK, the festival takes place in between next Wednesday, November 7 and Saturday November 10....

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Burges Salmon advises firm behind world’s first zero-emissions catamaran

November 1, 2018
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Burges Salmon advises firm behind world’s first zero-emissions catamaran

Cleantech experts at Bristol-based national law firm Burges Salmon’s have strengthened their lead role in Northern Ireland’s green energy market by advising on a facility for the team designing the world’s first zero-emissions automated catamaran.   The site in Belfast Harbour will provide a base for engineers at Artemis...

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Strong growth at road maintenance and waste group set to continue as it doubles recycling capacity

November 1, 2018
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Strong growth at road maintenance and waste group set to continue as it doubles recycling capacity

Bristol highways maintenance and recycling company ETM is due to report record financial results while also preparing for further growth with a new plant that will double the amount of waste it can recycle. The group, based at Ashton Vale, South Bristol, is set to announce annual turnover of...

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Impartial guide to life after Brexit launched by Business West as departure day draws near

October 26, 2018
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Impartial guide to life after Brexit launched by Business West as departure day draws near

Business West, the region’s largest business support group, has launched a free up-to-the minute advice and guidance service to help firms get ready for life after Brexit. Called Trading Through Brexit, it aims to help businesses start planning for the period up to and after the UK leaves the...

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Doors open on Bristol’s housing innovation festival as global mayors arrive in city for summit

October 19, 2018
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Doors open on Bristol’s housing innovation festival as global mayors arrive in city for summit

Bristol is to become a global ‘living exhibition’ for innovation in housing as a new festival gets under way and the mayors of more than 80 cities worldwide arrive for a major conference. The Bristol Housing Festival, which kicked off today in Waterfront Square near Millennium Square, brings together manufacturers,...

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Mayor joins business leaders on Tbilisi trip to boost trade links between twin cities

October 19, 2018
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Mayor joins business leaders on Tbilisi trip to boost trade links between twin cities

Trade and economic links between Bristol and its Georgian twin city of Tbilisi have been strengthened through a visit by Mayor Marvin Rees and a group of regional business leaders. The visit was part of a series of commercial, cultural and educational events taking place throughout the year to...

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Fast-growing ForrestBrown develops African forest by sponsoring 4,500 new trees

October 19, 2018
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Fast-growing ForrestBrown develops African forest by sponsoring 4,500 new trees

Bristol-based R&D tax credit consultancy ForrestBrown is celebrating two significant milestones – reaching its fifth birthday and planting 4,500 trees through its partnership with TREE AID. The fast-growing firm was formed in 2013 by managing director Simon Brown, who left the corporate world of the ‘big four’ accountancy firms...

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