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Bristol businesses to get more help on road to post-Covid recovery in new WECA campaign

January 28, 2021
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Bristol businesses to get more help on road to post-Covid recovery in new WECA campaign

A campaign to help Bristol businesses recover from the impact coronavirus by connecting them with essential support and guidance has been launched by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA). Called Together West of England, the campaign is part of a plan for a long-term, post-Covid recovery drawn up...

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Westerleigh kicks-off new link-up with Robins Foundation through £3,000 donation

January 28, 2021
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Westerleigh kicks-off new link-up with Robins Foundation through £3,000 donation

Crematoria and cemeteries group Westerleigh has handed over £3,000 from its metal recycling scheme to launch a new partnership with the Bristol City Football Club Robins Foundation. The scheme uses money raised from the recycling of metals recovered during cremation, with the consent of the families involved, to support...

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Ballot on forming Redcliffe & Temple Business Improvement District to go ahead after delay

January 28, 2021
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Ballot on forming Redcliffe & Temple Business Improvement District to go ahead after delay

Businesses in the Redcliffe and Temple area of Bristol city centre are being urged to vote for it to become a Business Improvement District (BID) in a ballot put back by six months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Destination Bristol, the city’s destination marketing organisation behind the ballot, says...

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Graduate pair promoted to surveyors in CBRE’s Bristol office

January 27, 2021
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Global real estate advisor CBRE is celebrating the ongoing success of its graduate scheme with two members of its Bristol office being promoted to surveyors.  Hannah Hicks and Stuart Blick joined CBRE’s South West team in recent years as new graduates. Hannah, pictured right, is now a member of...

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Bristol construction industry figure joins Bouygues UK as regional managing director

January 27, 2021
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Bristol construction industry figure joins Bouygues UK as regional managing director

Construction group Bouygues UK has appointed John Boughton, the former deputy managing director of rival Willmott Dixon in Wales and the South West, as its managing director for the same region. John, pictured, has worked in the industry for more than 30 years, four of them at Willmott Dixon,...

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Bristol Business Blog: Tim Close, insolvency partner, Milsted Langdon. Businesses must seek help now if they fear insolvency

January 24, 2021
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Bristol Business Blog: Tim Close, insolvency partner, Milsted Langdon. Businesses must seek help now if they fear insolvency

Recently released research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has indicated that as many as 250,000 small businesses could collapse in the next 12 months. Whilst many businesses affected by the latest national lockdown are receiving assistance via the various government financial support measures, such as the furlough...

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Demand for space linked to online retail protects Bristol’s property market from Covid impact

January 22, 2021
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Demand for space linked to online retail protects Bristol’s property market from Covid impact

Strong performances by the industrial and logistics markets – driven mainly by the boom in home shopping – helped Bristol’s property sector shrug off the impact of the coronavirus pandemic last year, according to a new report. Some 2.2m sq ft of space in and around Bristol was taken...

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Bristol’s pioneering energy park powers ahead with handover of £252m plant

January 22, 2021
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Bristol’s pioneering energy park powers ahead with handover of £252m plant

A world-leading ‘circular economy’ energy park being built in Bristol  has reached a major milestone with the completion of its £252m energy recovery plant. Contractor CNIM has officially handed over the site at Avonmouth to waste management and recycling business Viridor and it is now gearing up to generate...

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Former iconic Bristol music venue to get sound future as creative college events space

January 22, 2021
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Former iconic Bristol music venue to get sound future as creative college events space

Legendary Bristol music venue Bierkeller, which closed three years ago, is to be given a new lease of life as a creative industries college. Independent college group Access Creative College (ACC) is to resurrect the All Saints Street building as a £4.5m state-of-the-art events and education space – phase...

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Bristol Business Blog: Claire Burden and Tim Sloggett, Smith & Williamson turnaround and rescue experts. Get match fit for 2021

January 21, 2021
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It has been great to see many businesses adapt and thrive throughout the pandemic, while for those facing ongoing uncertainty and challenges, the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccines now provides some welcome light at the end of the tunnel. However, the future still remains uncertain for many. These businesses...

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Business West calls on government to act now and extend business rates relief for struggling firms

January 21, 2021
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Business West calls on government to act now and extend business rates relief for struggling firms

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been urged to extend business rates relief beyond its March 31 cut-off point to avoid further pressure on firms struggling from lockdown restrictions. The call has come from Business West, the region’s largest business group and the organisation behind Bristol Chamber of Commerce.  Businesses in...

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New Cubex MD on the lookout for more schemes as Finzels Reach regeneration nears completion

January 21, 2021
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New Cubex MD on the lookout for more schemes as Finzels Reach regeneration nears completion

Cubex Land, the Bristol property development firm behind the city’s Finzels Reach regeneration project, has promoted Peter Walford to the position of managing director as it seeks further opportunities across the region. Peter, pictured, who steps up from his current role as executive director, co-founded Cubex 16 years ago...

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Business club launched by Children’s Hospice South West to bring in much-needed funds

January 19, 2021
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Business club launched by Children’s Hospice South West to bring in much-needed funds

Children’s Hospice South West is aiming to get 100 companies from across the region to sign up to its new a business club. The initiative has been launched by the charity to mark its  30th anniversary this year – which comes as it faces a huge funding challenge.  Each...

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