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Suspension Bridge to turn blue for one night in fundraising campaign backed by Bristol firms

September 1, 2021
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Suspension Bridge to turn blue for one night in fundraising campaign backed by Bristol firms

A group of businesses are to get their name in lights on Bristol’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge this autumn after sponsoring a campaign to mark the city’s emergence from the Covid-19 pandemic. The firms have supported the 156-year-old bridge’s involvement in the national #SupportOurMuseums campaign, which is helping historic...

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Promotions for two Alder King Bristol staff in recognition of their significant contribution to firm

September 1, 2021
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Regional property consultancy Alder King has promoted two members of its Bristol head office team – building surveyor Elaine Summers and lease advisory specialist Josh Bryant – to become associates. A chartered building surveyor since 2008, Elaine, pictured, joined Alder King’s building consultancy team in 2017 and has worked on...

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Use furlough’s final weeks to address any financial issues, insolvency group urges directors

August 31, 2021
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Use furlough’s final weeks to address any financial issues, insolvency group urges directors

A Bristol insolvency expert is calling on the city’s bosses to make use of the final month of the government’s furlough scheme to plan for the future. Philip Winterborne, who chairs insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in South West, says directors should review their businesses over the next...

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Mixed picture on short-term outlook for region’s businesses as confidence levels waver

August 31, 2021
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Mixed picture on short-term outlook for region’s businesses as confidence levels waver

Optimism among South West firms in the economy is increasing as the region continues to recover from the pandemic, according to a new survey, but businesses have become less confident about their own prospects. The latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking shows confidence levels among firms in the South...

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Pace of growth in Bristol’s co-working sector picks up again as two hubs open their doors

August 27, 2021
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Pace of growth in Bristol’s co-working sector picks up again as two hubs open their doors

The trend for co-working space in Bristol, which was booming just before the pandemic hit, has picked up again with the opening of a new centre for organisations committed to social change and the relaunch of one of the city’s original hubs. Streamline in Bristol’s Paintworks creative quarter on...

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Energy efficiency funding offered to community buildings by renewables investment firm

August 27, 2021
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Energy efficiency funding offered to community buildings by renewables investment firm

Bristol-based renewable energy investment company Thrive is offering grants to community groups to help them make their buildings energy efficient. As part of its national £30,000 Community Benefit Programme, which Thrive launched in 2015, buildings such as village halls and community centres can use up to £4,000 to cover...

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Historic England appoints three Bristol law firms to its new slimmed-down legal panel

August 26, 2021
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Historic England appoints three Bristol law firms to its new slimmed-down legal panel

Three law firms with offices in Bristol have been included on the new, four-strong legal panel of Historic England, the public body that celebrates the country’s unique historic environment. Bevan Brittan, Burges Salmon and Womble Bond Dickinson were successful in their bids to join the panel along with London-headquartered...

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IoD Director of the Year Awards return to champion the region’s outstanding boardroom talent

August 25, 2021
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IoD Director of the Year Awards return to champion the region’s outstanding boardroom talent

Directors in Bristol are being invited to enter the top regional awards scheme recognising excellence and enterprise in the boardroom. The annual Institute of Directors’ Director of the Year Awards seek to champion outstanding leaders and entrepreneurs in both the public and private sectors.  Award nominations are open to anyone working at director...

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Building consultancy Hollis grows Bristol office with trio of new staff

August 24, 2021
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Building consultancy Hollis grows Bristol office with trio of new staff

Three new starters have joined the Bristol office of independent commercial building consultancy Hollis. Ed Utteridge is now a senior chartered building surveyor at the firm while Daniel Griffiths is working as an associate building surveyor and Tim Young as a senior engineer supporting its M&E team.  Ed, pictured,...

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Our City 2030 – a vision to transform the lives of young people in inner-city Bristol

August 20, 2021
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Our City 2030 – a vision to transform the lives of young people in inner-city Bristol

A “bold and positive” vision with a target of helping at least one person from each inner-city Bristol household secure a job paying the median salary of £30,353 by 2030 has been launched by youth empowerment group Babbasa and the council’s City Office. Businesses across the city are being urged to...

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Osborne Clarke makes health and wellbeing of its people priority in post-Covid office relocation

August 20, 2021
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Osborne Clarke makes health and wellbeing of its people priority in post-Covid office relocation

International legal practice Osborne Clarke has said it will design its new showpiece Bristol office around the health and wellbeing of its people as it prepares to become the first major employer in the city to relocate in the post-Covid era. The firm, which employs 650 people in its...

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Temple Bright helps build case for property scheme’s cladding safety costs to be met by Govt fund

August 20, 2021
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Temple Bright helps build case for property scheme’s cladding safety costs to be met by Govt fund

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright is advising a property development in the capital on its application to a government safety fund set up in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. The Building Safety Fund aims to help property owners meet remediation costs linked to buildings with...

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Firm developing unique waterfront food hall pledges to serve up opportunities for Bristol’s best chefs

August 20, 2021
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Trendy street food outlet Boxpark has vowed to work with Bristol’s indie food and drink suppliers to ensure its new venue in the city showcases the vibrancy of its eating-out culture. Boxpark’s BoxHall concept, which it will develop in the historic O&M Sheds on Welsh Back, will have space...

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