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Strong employment growth on the cards for Bristol this year as UK economy recovers from downturn

January 6, 2023
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Strong employment growth on the cards for Bristol this year as UK economy recovers from downturn

Bristol will have one of the fastest-growing employment rates of any UK city later this year when the country emerges from recession, according to a new report. Research carried out for law firm Irwin Mitchell shows Bristol’s economy is expected to achieve annual growth of 0.7% by the fourth...

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Buoyant South West firms shrug off the economic gloom to enter 2023 on a confident note

January 6, 2023
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Buoyant South West firms shrug off the economic gloom to enter 2023 on a confident note

Confidence among South West businesses continued to rise in December after a surprise recovery the previous month – with firms ending the year in a rare upbeat mood. The latest monthly Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking reveals firms reported higher confidence in their own business prospects month-on-month, up 15 percentage points at 34%.  Taken...

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More efficiencies on tap at national café group as it extends agreement with specialist water business

January 5, 2023
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More efficiencies on tap at national café group as it extends agreement with specialist water business

Water2business, the specialist retailer co-owned by Bristol Water, has extended its partnership with UK-wide café chain Coffee#1 for a further two years. Having set up the agreement two years ago, Nailsea-based Water2business will continue to provide water and wastewater services to 84 of Coffee#1’s 100 sites. The firm’s dedicated...

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This year will be tough – but we need to stress the positives of our powerful region, says Business West

January 4, 2023
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This year will be tough – but we need to stress the positives of our powerful region, says Business West

The boss of the South West’s largest business group has urged firms to ‘stay positive’ this year in the face of huge challenges. Phil Smith, managing director of Business West – which runs Bristol Chamber of Commerce – also said companies could benefit in 2023 by being based in...

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Bristol Business Blog: Tips on a greener office. Daniel Peacey, regional sales manager, Grundon

December 19, 2022
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Bristol Business Blog: Tips on a greener office. Daniel Peacey, regional sales manager, Grundon

Improving environmental credentials isn’t just good for the planet – employees increasingly expect it from their employers too. Most of us recognise the important of going green through recycling and better energy use. And if concern for the planet isn’t enough to affect your business, then perhaps employee expectations...

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Confidence in UK’s economic prospects hits rock bottom as firms prepare for bleak winter

December 16, 2022
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Confidence in UK’s economic prospects hits rock bottom as firms prepare for bleak winter

Businesses in the West of England are now far more concerned about their prospects than they were at the height of the pandemic, while an all-time low of just 6% have confidence in the UK’s economic outlook. Three quarters of companies taking part in the latest quarterly economic survey...

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Changes in store for shopping mall after Carter Jonas is taken on to target wider mix of tenants

December 13, 2022
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Changes in store for shopping mall after Carter Jonas is taken on to target wider mix of tenants

National property consultancy Carter Jonas’ Bristol office has been appointed to find new occupiers for a 1980s-built shopping centre that changed hands this summer in a multi-million pound deal – with an emphasis on restaurant, leisure and health operators. The firm was taken on as sole leasing agents for the Emery...

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Charity calls on Bristol business leaders to help it turn around young offenders’ lives

December 9, 2022
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Charity calls on Bristol business leaders to help it turn around young offenders’ lives

Bristol businesses were today urged to support an initiative that rehabilitates young men in prison as a key way of tackling crime in the region. Key4Life has an unrivalled track record for working with inmates or young men risk of going to prison, providing real solutions to help reduce youth...

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Food ingredients firm with appetite for growth expands into new storage building

December 9, 2022
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Bristol specialist food ingredients manufacturer TasteTech has secured crucial storage space after growing by 50% over the past two years. The firm, a creative pioneer in the field of microencapsulation – which allows food manufacturers to increase the shelf life and control the release of flavours and ingredients in...

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Three new partners for Foot Anstey as it builds on its strength in energy and infrastructure

December 6, 2022
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Three new partners for Foot Anstey as it builds on its strength in energy and infrastructure

Foot Anstey has promoted three of its lawyers – two of them from its Bristol office – to its partnership in a move that brings to eight the number of partner promotions this financial year. Kutahya Cherry, Suriya Edwards and Dickon Court – all members of the firm’s EPIC...

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CBRE’s Bristol office strengthened with trio of senior promotions

December 5, 2022
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CBRE Charlie Snow, Andrew Jackson and Alex Riddell

Three key promotions have been made by global real estate advisor CBRE in its Bristol office as it continues to invest in its people. Andrew Jackson and Alex Riddell have progressed to directors while Charlie Snow’s new role as senior surveyor.  A member of CBRE’s retail team, Andrew joined...

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Warm communities fund set up by Neighbourly as charities struggle with chilling impact of recession

December 2, 2022
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Warm communities fund set up by Neighbourly as charities struggle with chilling impact of recession

Innovative Bristol-based community engagement platform Neighbourly has launched a special fund to provide targeted support to charities and organisations on the frontline of the cost of living crisis. The warm communities fund is aimed at groups already in Neighbourly’s network that need additional support to provide food donations and...

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Expansion into South West for planning consultancy following opening of base in Bristol

December 2, 2022
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Expansion into South West for planning consultancy following opening of base in Bristol

Planning consultancy Marrons has launched in Bristol as part of its strategy to the expand into the South West. Leading the new Bristol team is director of architecture Tom Macklen, who has joined with senior architect Will Thomas and architectural assistant Isabelle Firkins, pictured. All three previously worked in...

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