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Mubaloo founder Mark Mason moves to chairman role as app developer’s growth gathers pace

July 31, 2015
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Mubaloo founder Mark Mason moves to chairman role as app developer’s growth gathers pace

Serial entrepreneur Mark Mason has taken a step back from his role as CEO of his innovative app developer Mubaloo to become its chairman. Fast-growing Mubaloo, which is on course for its most successful year in 2015, has named Sarah Weller and Gemma Coles as joint managing directors and...

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Bristol recruitment specialist appointed as regional ambassador for industry body

July 31, 2015
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Bristol recruitment specialist appointed as regional ambassador for industry body

Bristol-based Rosemont Recruitment managing director Craig Davidge has been appointed as the South West’s first ambassador for the Association of Executive Recruiters (AER). Craig, pictured, will help to enhance the wider reach into the region of the AER, a sector group of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) which...

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Regional sales manager joins oil and gas sector supplier Alderley Systems

July 31, 2015
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Regional sales manager joins oil and gas sector supplier Alderley Systems

Global metering services firm Alderley Systems, part of the South Gloucestershire advanced engineering group Alderley, has appointed Kim Ruthven as new regional sales manager. In her new role, Kim, pictured, will be responsible for promoting Alderley’s metering systems business in the UK, Europe and the Caspian region. The Wickwar-based...

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Insurer SunLife to offer home and pet cover as it continues to move into new markets

July 30, 2015
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Insurer SunLife to offer home and pet cover as it continues to move into new markets

Bristol-based insurance group SunLife is to launch a new division offering pet insurance and home cover as it continues to refocus following a rebrand last year. The firm, one of the UK’s biggest direct financial services companies, has appointed senior industry figure Simon Stanney as general insurance director to...

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Senior sales and marketing appointment helps Clip launch innovative exhibition stand system

July 29, 2015
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Senior sales and marketing appointment helps Clip launch innovative exhibition stand system

Clip, the exhibition stand design and build firm, has appointed experienced industry figure Doug Gosling as head of sales & marketing for its new Refresh by Clip system. Refresh is an industry and UK first aimed at bridging the gap in the exhibition stand market between simple shell schemes...

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Veale Wasbrough Vizards solicitor joins elite group of registered trade mark attorneys in Bristol

July 27, 2015
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Veale Wasbrough Vizards solicitor joins elite group of registered trade mark attorneys in Bristol

Paula Williams, a senior associate in law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards’ (VWV) Bristol trade marks team, has qualified as a registered trade mark attorney – one of only seven based in the city. Paula  joins a select number of solicitors in the UK who are qualified both as a...

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Entrepreneur behind Bristol R&D tax credit firm and app developer shortlisted for national awards

July 24, 2015
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Entrepreneur behind Bristol R&D tax credit firm and app developer shortlisted for national awards

The managing director of fast-growing Bristol-based R&D tax credit consultancy ForrestBrown, and app consultancy and developer Mubaloo are in the running for prestigious national entrepreneur awards. Simon Brown, who founded the business in 2013, is shortlisted in the Duke of York New Entrepreneur of the Year category at the Lloyds...

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Senior consultant joins Smith & Williamson’s HR team in Bristol

July 24, 2015
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Senior consultant joins Smith & Williamson’s HR team in Bristol

Accountancy and investment management group Smith & Williamson has appointed Geralyn Meehan as a senior consultant in its Bristol-based HR Consulting team. With more than 16 years’ experience as an HR practitioner, Geralyn, pictured, brings her specialist knowledge of employee relations, HR strategy and organisational development to Smith &...

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IoD South West Director award winners earn places in national finals

July 17, 2015
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IoD South West Director award winners earn places in national finals

The three Bristol bosses who last month won prestigious regional Institute of Directors (IoD) Awards are in the running for national IoD accolades. Vashti Seth, pictured, the founder of international microfinance charity Deki, (Third Sector Director), Opus Recruitment CEO Darren Ryemill (Young Director), and Neil Way, managing director of...

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Experienced head of business development joins Temple Legal Protection’s Bristol office

July 16, 2015
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Experienced head of business development joins Temple Legal Protection’s Bristol office

Specialist legal expenses insurer Temple Legal Protection has appointed Peter Thorpe as head of business development in its Bristol office. He has joined the firm’s expanding team of experienced insurance experts under the leadership of underwriting director Phil Bellamy, working with head of corporate partnerships Andy Parkinson. Peter, pictured,...

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Former CBI boss Lord Jones takes on non-executive director role at cidermaker Thatchers

July 15, 2015
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Former CBI boss Lord Jones takes on non-executive director role at cidermaker Thatchers

Somerset family cidermaker Thatchers has appointed former CBI boss and trade minister Lord Digby Jones to its board as a non-executive director. Lord Jones, who was director-general of the CBI for six years, is a champion of British business at home and abroad. He is a regular – and...

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Associate director promotions at Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office

July 13, 2015
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Associate director promotions at Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office

Smith & Williamson, the accountancy and investment management group, has promoted Simon Weston and Kelly Jones to associate directors in its Bristol office. Simon has been with the firm since 1988 and leads its business outsourcing team in Bristol. As well as managing the accounts  preparation process for clients,...

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Director appointed to head DTZ’s new town planning team in Bristol

July 13, 2015
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Director appointed to head DTZ’s new town planning team in Bristol

The Bristol office of property agents DTZ has recruited Chris Hays to head a new town planning team that will provide consultancy services across the South West. His role will involve developing DTZ’s town planning profile and portfolio in the region and nationally. A chartered town planner with 16...

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