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Engineering group Alderley strengthens control systems business with new sales manager

August 19, 2014
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Engineering group Alderley strengthens control systems business with new sales manager

Spencer Linsell has been appointed sales manager at Alderley Systems, part of the Alderley group of specialist engineering companies. Spencer, pictured, brings with him a strong knowledge of integrated process and metering systems gained from working in the oil and gas industry for the past 10 years. In his...

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Arrival of senior surveyor Mike Woodliffe widens Williams Gunter Hardwick’s business space expertise

August 19, 2014
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Arrival of senior surveyor Mike Woodliffe widens Williams Gunter Hardwick’s business space expertise

Independent Bristol property consultancy Williams Gunter Hardwick has broadened its range of business space expertise with the appointment of Mike Woodliffe as senior surveyor. Mike, pictured, has nearly 20 years’ experience in the South West property market having worked with Donaldsons (now DTZ) and, more recently, with Colliers International,...

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New investment manager taken on at BGF in Bristol as it looks to fund more high-growth businesses

August 19, 2014
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New investment manager taken on at BGF in Bristol as it looks to fund more high-growth businesses

The Bristol office of BGF, the business growth fund set up to help the UK’s growing smaller and medium-sized firms, has appointed Sarah Ledwidge as an investment manager. Sarah, pictured, will be responsible for identifying investable businesses in Wiltshire, Hampshire and the Thames Valley and working with them to...

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Barbara Davies takes over vacant chief executive role at West of England LEP

August 12, 2014
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Barbara Davies takes over vacant chief executive role at West of England LEP

The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed Barbara Davies as its new chief executive. The LEP’s former head of place and infrastructure, Barbara Davies, pictured, has been acting as interim director since former chief executive Paul Wilson quit six weeks ago. Barbara has worked at the...

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LSH targeting South West’s public sector for growth following strategic appointment in Bristol

August 5, 2014
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LSH targeting South West’s public sector for growth following strategic appointment in Bristol

Commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) is expecting further growth for its Bristol-based public sector division following the appointment of Jaime Blakeley-Glover as regional director. Jaime, pictured, who joined LSH in 2011, takes on the role alongside his current national position of consultancy director within public sector services....

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Osborne Clarke plans strategic alliance in Hong Kong as it takes first steps into Asian market

August 1, 2014
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Osborne Clarke plans strategic alliance in Hong Kong as it takes first steps into Asian market

Bristol-headquartered international law firm Osborne Clarke has entered the South East Asian market by making a significant hire in Hong Kong ahead of a proposed strategic alliance with a new law firm in the territory. Osborne Clarke has recruited Marcus Vass from Bird & Bird in Hong Kong in...

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Pure Comms continues expansion with data specialist appointment

July 31, 2014
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Pure Comms continues expansion with data specialist appointment

Fast-growing Clevedon-based telecoms company Pure Comms has appointed Rob MacDonald, pictured, as data specialist. An experienced figure in the telecoms sector, for the past 10 years he has worked in a managerial role for CableCom Networking, also based in Clevedon. Pure Comms, which counts Bristol Airport, Britannia Windows and...

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New associate director strengthens DTZ’s Bristol investment agency team

July 29, 2014
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New associate director strengthens DTZ’s Bristol investment agency team

Property consultancy DTZ has expanded its Bristol-based investment agency team with the appointment of Hollie Ruddle as an associate director. Hollie, pictured, will provide disposal, acquisition and asset management advice across a wide range of commercial property as well as strategic analysis for real estate property companies, funds, institutions...

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Surveyors join CBRE’s Bristol office in move prompted by market recovery

July 28, 2014
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Surveyors join CBRE’s Bristol office in move prompted by market recovery

Property consultancy CBRE has strengthened its Bristol operation with two new appointments. Robert Moran has joined the valuation consultancy team as a surveyor following four years at rival GVA and after qualifying as a chartered surveyor last year while Marcus Hutchings arrives from Workman to become part of the...

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New boss for Andrews Property Services as its growth continues

July 25, 2014
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New boss for Andrews Property Services as its growth continues

Andrews Property Services (APS), the fast-growing asset management division of Keynsham-based Andrews Estate Agents, has promoted Sue-Ellen Hodges to head the business. Having started her career at Andrews on a temporary basis four-and-a-half years ago, Sue-Ellen, pictured, quickly became assistant head at APS, before most recently becoming its interim...

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Graduate building surveyor boosts LSH’s Bristol office as property market continues to recover

July 16, 2014
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Graduate building surveyor boosts LSH’s Bristol office as property market continues to recover

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has strengthened the building consultancy team at its Bristol office with the appointment of graduate building surveyor Jessica Dabrowski. Jessica, pictured, joins at a time of growth for the national commercial property consultancy, which has won a number of new clients over the past few...

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Senior property industry roles for Thrings’ Bristol-based experts

July 14, 2014
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Senior property industry roles for Thrings’ Bristol-based experts

Two solicitors based in law firm Thrings’ Bristol office have received recognition for their expertise and knowledge of the commercial property and construction sectors by taking up senior roles in two of the industries' most-respected organisations. Partner Eric Livingston has become vice chairman of the Great Western branch of...

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Honorary degrees from UWE for Bristol entrepreneurs

July 11, 2014
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Two very different Bristol entrepreneurs will receive honorary degrees on Monday from UWE Bristol at the award ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law. Trevor Smallwood, who rose from a management trainee at his local bus company to become chairman of transport group First, will receive the honorary...

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