Technology

Brightpearl shines in coveted business awards turnaround category

April 16, 2021
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Brightpearl shines in coveted business awards turnaround category

Bouncing back from near failure to a £12m-plus turnover in four years has earnt Bristol-based retail management software firm Brightpearl a prestigious national award. The firm, which supplies some of the world’s biggest retail brands, triumphed in the ‘Best Business Turnaround’ category in the Management Today Awards.  Winners in...

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Creative agency celebrates the influences that shape modern life with ‘playful’ rebrand

April 16, 2021
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Creative agency celebrates the influences that shape modern life with ‘playful’ rebrand

Bristol specialist creative agency Workbrands has relaunched as Shaped By in a move reflecting how the marketing landscape has changed dramatically since it began 16 years ago. Founded by Nick Farrar and Steve Goss in 2005, Workbrands has grown from a bedroom start-up to a 15-strong agency based in Bristol’s...

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Zap-Map powers ahead with £1m investment from parent group Good Energy

April 16, 2021
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Zap-Map powers ahead with £1m investment from parent group Good Energy

Green utility group Good Energy has invested a further £1m into the parent company of Bristol-based Zap-Map, the electric vehicle mapping service, to accelerate its growth. Good Energy already majority owns Next Green Car Ltd following two previous investments, which have helped make Zap-Map a major player in the...

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Exclusive event: A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty

April 15, 2021
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Exclusive event: A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty

Bristol Business News has teamed up with business development and growth consultants Tinderbox to host an exclusive virtual event aimed at helping business owners and leaders thrive during these uncertain times. A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty will be a one-hour interactive and thought-provoking presentation. Expert presenters from Tinderbox...

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University delays opening of new Temple Quarter campus as Covid and Brexit force ‘recalibration’

April 9, 2021
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University delays opening of new Temple Quarter campus as Covid and Brexit force ‘recalibration’

The coronavirus pandemic and Brexit have combined to force the University of Bristol to reshape the ambitious plans for its new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus, delaying its opening by three years to 2025. Groundworks on the £300m, seven-acre campus on the former Post Office sorting office site next to...

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Exclusive event: A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty

April 9, 2021
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Exclusive event: A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty

Bristol Business News has teamed up with business development and growth consultants Tinderbox to host an exclusive virtual event aimed at helping business owners and leaders thrive during these uncertain times. A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty will be a one-hour interactive and thought-provoking presentation. Expert presenters from...

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New Bristol-based chair for Withers & Rogers will focus on IP in the post-Brexit era

April 9, 2021
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New Bristol-based chair for Withers & Rogers will focus on IP in the post-Brexit era

European intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers has appointed Fiona McBride as its new chair, based in its Bristol office. With a career in intellectual property (IP) spanning 30 years – 20 of them at Withers & Rogers – Fiona brings a wealth of experience to the role.  She...

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Bristol Business Blog: West of England Combined Authority. Find new opportunities and protect growth with Intellectual Property

April 5, 2021
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Bristol Business Blog: West of England Combined Authority. Find new opportunities and protect growth with Intellectual Property

Did you know that your Intellectual Property (IP) assets can be integral to the growth and sustainability of your business? When properly managed, the value of your IP can far outweigh physical assets, accounting for over 70% of your business’s value. One of the biggest misconceptions we hear about is business owners thinking they...

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Bid drawn up to convert Bristol’s former nuclear power station into world’s first ‘fusion’ plant

March 26, 2021
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Bid drawn up to convert Bristol’s former nuclear power station into world’s first ‘fusion’ plant

The world’s first full-scale ‘fusion’ power plant could be built on Bristol’s doorstep under an ambitious plan backed by the city’s business leaders. The plant, which would harness the game-changing new form of clean power generation, could create thousands of jobs while also helping to tackle climate change, according...

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Report shows Bristol punching above its weight for investment into its tech firms

March 26, 2021
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Report shows Bristol punching above its weight for investment into its tech firms

Bristol attracted the third largest amount of investment into tech businesses last year of any UK city, according to a new report, which also named one of its fastest-growing firms among the country’s top 10 ‘superstar scale-ups’ of 2020. Some £339m in venture capital funding went to Bristol tech...

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Experienced sales director joins expanding Bristol tech firm Amdaris to drive further growth

March 26, 2021
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Experienced sales director joins expanding Bristol tech firm Amdaris to drive further growth

Fast-growing Bristol digital transformation specialist Amdaris has appointed Dawood Khan to the role of sales director in a move it says will broaden its offering will support its continued expansion. Dawood, pictured, has joined Amdaris – which has grown 40% year on year for the past four years –...

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UK’s first paperless pharmacy hails time-saving software developed by Bristol healthtech pioneer

March 25, 2021
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UK’s first paperless pharmacy hails time-saving software developed by Bristol healthtech pioneer

Pioneering technology developed in Bristol by specialist software firm Invatech Health has created the UK’s first paperless pharmacy – saving its owner up to seven hours a day previously spent manually checking prescriptions. Khizer Qureshi, who owns Foxhill Pharmacy in Sheffield, last month processed 16,000 prescriptions on Invatech’s completely...

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Entrepreneurs set up investment fund to help ambitious Bristol start-ups go for growth

March 23, 2021
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Entrepreneurs set up investment fund to help ambitious Bristol start-ups go for growth

A new fund to support start-ups across the South West has been launched by a group of successful Bristol-based entrepreneurs. BPEC Seed is seeking investment opportunities among early-stage, scalable and innovative firms with credible teams and clear marketing opportunity.  It has already made its first – so far unnamed...

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