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Tax specialist boosts Corrigan Associates as firm looks for more growth among Bristol’s innovators

October 30, 2014
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Tax specialist boosts Corrigan Associates as firm looks for more growth among Bristol’s innovators

Corrigan Associates, the expanding Bristol-based independent accountancy firm, has appointed Pete Edwards as a partner specialising in tax advice to owner-managed businesses. Pete, pictured, who previously worked as a tax specialist with accountants Baker Tilly, is the latest arrival at Corrigan Associates, underpinning its position as one of Bristol’s...

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TLT senior partner appointed chair of trustees at Quartet Community Foundation

October 22, 2014
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TLT senior partner appointed chair of trustees at Quartet Community Foundation

Quartet Community Foundation, the organisation that matches philanthropists’ donations with good causes across the West of England, has appointed Bristol-headquartered law firm TLT senior partner Robert Bourns as its chair of trustees. Robert will work with the board of trustees and Quartet’s executive team to support the foundation’s work....

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Young Bristol accountant named as one of the profession’s rising stars

October 21, 2014
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Young Bristol accountant named as one of the profession’s rising stars

Samantha Barnes, an auditor from the Bristol office of accountants Smith & Williamson, has been named as one of the UK’s best up-and-coming young accountants. Samantha, 26, pictured, was one of ‘Rising 20 Stars of the Profession’ chosen for the accolade by ACA students’ magazine Vital. Samantha’s nomination was...

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Arrival of senior surveyor strengthens GVA’s Bristol office agency team

October 20, 2014
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Arrival of senior surveyor strengthens GVA’s Bristol office agency team

Property agency GVA has expanded its office agency team in Bristol with the appointment of Alex Riddell as a senior surveyor. Alex, pictured, joins GVA at a time of strong growth for the Bristol office and its office agency team in particular, which has just been placed at the...

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Two solicitors join Thrings’ commercial property team as market recovery spurs growth

October 20, 2014
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Two solicitors join Thrings’ commercial property team as market recovery spurs growth

Commercial law firm Thrings has appointed two solicitors to its fast-growing commercial property team as a result of continued organic growth and a series of new client wins. Associate Steve Schofield and solicitor Beth Nicholls will further strengthen Thrings’ commercial property and construction offering across its four main offices...

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GVA graduate planner wins prestigious national award

October 17, 2014
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GVA graduate planner wins prestigious national award

Jennifer Angus, a graduate planner in the Bristol office of property adviser GVA, has received a highly-prestigious national award from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) for her MSc Urban Planning Dissertation project. Jennifer’s thesis was selected as the winning entry in the Excellence in Spatial Planning Research student...

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Property expert returns to law firm Clarke Willmott to boost its social housing team

October 14, 2014
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Property expert returns to law firm Clarke Willmott to boost its social housing team

National law firm Clarke Willmott is expanding its social housing team following a number of high-profile client wins. Jonathan Stokes, pictured, has been appointed as head of plot sales in the firm’s commercial property team based in the Bristol office.  The move means a return to Clarke Willmott for...

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UWE vice-chancellor Steve West becomes CBI South West chair

October 6, 2014
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UWE vice-chancellor Steve West becomes CBI South West chair

The CBI has appointed University of the West of England (UWE) vice chancellor Steve West as its South West regional chair. Prof West, pictured, replaces Graham Cole of helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland, who has held the role for the past two years. He will support CBI member companies in the...

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Hartnell Taylor Cook expands with 10 new joiners and promotions

October 6, 2014
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Hartnell Taylor Cook expands with 10 new joiners and promotions

Six new appointments and four promotions have been announced by property agency Hartnell Taylor Cook across its London and Bristol offices. The move forms part of a planned expansion for the Bristol-headquartered firm, which includes creation of a business space department in its London office to handle a growing...

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Top 25 finish for Smith & Williamson tax trainee Tara

September 30, 2014
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Top 25 finish for Smith & Williamson tax trainee Tara

Tax trainee Tara Moxey, who is based in the private client tax team at accountants Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office, has been named as one of 25 winners in a prestigious national competition. Tara, pictured, is included in the 25att25 competition run by the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT)...

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New regional head of business development for Institute of Directors

September 29, 2014
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New regional head of business development for Institute of Directors

The Institute of Directors has expanded its team in the South West with the appointment of Hannah Goodenough as head of business development. Hannah, pictured, will be based at the regional headquarters at the Bristol & Bath Science Park in Emersons Green and will be responsible for retaining and attracting membership across the...

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New head of IT at estate agency group Andrews underpins its pioneering approach to technology

September 26, 2014
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New head of IT at estate agency group Andrews underpins its pioneering approach to technology

Estate agency Andrews has appointed Will Newell as its new head of IT as a demonstration of its commitment to leading the field in its use of technology. Will, pictured, takes up the role having previously led all IT services at Gloucester City Council. He is based at Andrews’...

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Bristol Zoological Society recruits primate expert as head of conservation science

September 23, 2014
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Bristol Zoological Society recruits primate expert as head of conservation science

World-leading primate expert Dr Gráinne McCabe has been appointed as the new head of conservation science of the Bristol Zoological Society. Dr McCabe, pictured, will head the conservation science and research team at the Bristol Zoological Society – which operates Bristol Zoo Gardens and the recently-opened Wild Place Project...

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