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UK quarantine rules hitting Bristol’s exporters and tourism industry, says Business West

June 11, 2020
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UK quarantine rules hitting Bristol’s exporters and tourism industry, says Business West

Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, has joined bodies representing business, education and employment in urging the government to rethink its controversial quarantine rules for travellers arriving in the UK. In an open letter to the home, foreign and transport secretaries, Business West, UK Hospitality, Universities UK and...

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Programme launched to support employees’ mental health during Covid-19 crisis

June 9, 2020
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Programme launched to support employees’ mental health during Covid-19 crisis

A new support programme has been set up to help Bristol firms whose employees’ mental health and wellbeing have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) is investing £100,000 to develop Thrive West, which aims to address some of the key mental health...

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TLT role in pioneering modular homes scheme aimed at helpling tackle housing crisis

June 9, 2020
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TLT role in pioneering modular homes scheme aimed at helpling tackle housing crisis

Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has advised social housing provider Stonewater on its first modular project – a 120-home development in Herefordshire. Stonewater, which manages around 32,500 homes in an area stretching from the South West through the Midlands to Yorkshire, has teamed up with sustainable modular housing firm...

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Help for small firms to bounce back from the impact of coronavius by boosting their online presence

June 5, 2020
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Help for small firms to bounce back from the impact of coronavius by boosting their online presence

A new programme to help Bristol’s small businesses improve their digital presence has been launched by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) as it expands its Growth Hub to help firms bounce back from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Trading Better Online programme has been developed...

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Deadline looming for grants of up to £5,000 for some firms hit by impact of Covid-19

June 5, 2020
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Deadline looming for grants of up to £5,000 for some firms hit by impact of Covid-19

Firms based in shared offices or flexible workspaces, as well as B&Bs and guest houses, have only a few days left to apply for a grant up to £5,000 from a special business support grant. The Small Business Grants Discretionary Fund was established to support small businesses impacted by...

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R3 South West issues essential guide to help region’s firms manage impact of Covid-19 crisis

June 4, 2020
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R3 South West issues essential guide to help region’s firms manage impact of Covid-19 crisis

An eight-point checklist to help owner-managers deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their businesses has been launched by the South West arm of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3. The organisation’s members, who include insolvency practitioners, lawyers, and turnaround and restructuring experts, work with business owners...

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Foreign inward investment boost for Bristol as UK bounces back from Brexit doubts

May 29, 2020
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Foreign inward investment boost for Bristol as UK bounces back from Brexit doubts

Bristol attracted 15 investment projects from overseas last year, new figures show, making it the seventh best performing regional location in the UK and underlining its growing reputation as an international business hub. The city’s strong performance was despite the South West as a whole suffering a 14% decline...

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South West firms now UK’s least confident as Covid-19 hits region hard

May 29, 2020
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South West firms now UK’s least confident as Covid-19 hits region hard

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a severe blow to confidence levels among South West firms – with the region now the UK’s least optimistic, according to the gloomy results of another survey. Overall confidence slumped by 16 points during the past month to minus 51% – an unenviable record...

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Knight Frank’s Bristol residential investment team boosted by arrival of new partner

May 26, 2020
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Knight Frank’s Bristol residential investment team boosted by arrival of new partner

Property agency Knight Frank has appointed Craig Wallace as a partner in its in Bristol office’s residential investment and development valuation & advisory team. Craig, pictured, will provide valuation services to lending institutions, local authorities, residential property developers and investors on schemes across the South West, South Wales and...

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Trio of Bristol charities benefit from Soapworks developer’s innovative digital consultation

May 22, 2020
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Trio of Bristol charities benefit from Soapworks developer’s innovative digital consultation

First Base, the property developer behind the restoration of the former Gardiner Haskins site in Old Market, has raised £6,000 for three Bristol charities after donating over £1 for every person taking part in the scheme’s consultation process. As well as submitting feedback on the proposals, visitors to the...

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New chairman and raft of promotions as Clarke Willmott looks to strenghten Bristol office

May 20, 2020
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National law firm Clarke Willmott has made a series of senior internal promotions, including a new chairman and new partners, senior associates and associates in its Bristol office.  Kelvin Balmont, pictured right, has been elected chairman of the firm, which also has offices in Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton...

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Expert advice – and chance to network virtually – in Business West’s latest recovery initiative

May 18, 2020
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Expert advice – and chance to network virtually – in Business West’s latest recovery initiative

Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, is launching a series of expert webinars and virtual networking events to help small firms bounce back from the impact of the coronavirus crisis. The webinars will address key practical issues and challenges facing firms as lockdown measures are eased while the...

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City centre businesses backing campaign to save the high street amid fears of widespread closures

May 15, 2020
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City centre businesses backing campaign to save the high street amid fears of widespread closures

Up to 100 businesses in Bristol city centre – including high-profile bars and restaurants – are at risk of closure unless the government raises the threshold on one of its schemes to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new campaign. Called #RaiseTheBar, the national...

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