Technology

Developer joins Scott Logic’s software consultancy team

August 19, 2016
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Developer joins Scott Logic’s software consultancy team

Bristol software development firm Scott Logic has made a further addition to its growing workforce. Paulin Shek has joined as a software developer after spending a year working as a data science consultant with Mango Solutions in Chippenham. Originally from Wimborne, Dorset, Paulin, pictured, graduated from the University of Oxford with...

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Chocolate Factory office scheme set to boost West of England’s tech and creative sectors

August 18, 2016
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Chocolate Factory office scheme set to boost West of England’s tech and creative sectors

Work to convert a landmark building on the former Cadbury’s factory site in Keynsham into modern workspace is underway and on schedule for completion next summer. The 100,000 sq ft of high-quality employment space in what will be branded as The Chocolate Factory is being viewed as key to...

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Bright outlook at SciSys triggers sharp rise in share price

August 16, 2016
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Bright outlook at SciSys triggers sharp rise in share price

Shares in SciSys, the specialist IT group with a base in Bristol, soared this week after it said its half-year financial results are likely to be “significantly” better than expected. The group, which sells complex software systems to the space, defence, media and government sectors, said a favourable trading...

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Bristol Business Blog: Rob Vivian, Pure Comms. Still using broadband for business? You could be putting yourself at a big disadvantage

August 10, 2016
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Bristol Business Blog: Rob Vivian, Pure Comms. Still using broadband for business? You could be putting yourself at a big disadvantage

By Rob Vivian, CEO of South West telecoms firm Pure Comms. It’s frustrating when the speed of your internet connection suddenly drops and even more so for business owners who rely on fast, reliable internet for the day-to-day running of their business.  Businesses are relying on broadband for a variety of...

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New UWE innovation centre welcomes first hi-tech occupier

August 5, 2016
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New UWE innovation centre welcomes first hi-tech occupier

Reach Robotics, the company behind the world’s first gaming robot, is to become the first occupier of UWE’s Future Space innovation centre. Currently undergoing high-grade refurbishment after internal remodelling, the former Hewlett Packard building at Filton will provide job-creating incubation space for start-ups and early-stage firms, helping them get...

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Event: Is crowdfunding still an alternative source of finance?

July 29, 2016
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Event: Is crowdfunding still an alternative source of finance?

Bristol’s innovation hub Engine Shed is staging the third in its finance series with an expert panel session assessing the state of maturity of crowdfunding. There has been significant growth in crowdfunding over the last few years – with many of the pioneers coming from the innovation-rich Bristol area and across...

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Institute of Directors governing body role for its South West regional chairman

July 25, 2016
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Institute of Directors governing body role for its South West regional chairman

The Institute of Directors South West regional chairman Nick Sturge has been appointed to the organisation’s national council as it seeks to ensure that a range of voices from across business are heard as Brexit unfolds. Nick Sturge, pictured, the co-founder and director of Bristol’s Engine Shed innovation hub,...

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Fintech event will put Bristol at heart of fast-growing industry

July 22, 2016
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Fintech event will put Bristol at heart of fast-growing industry

Bristol’s growing reputation as a centre for financial technology (fintech) has attracted a major industry event to the city. Bristol FinTech 2016 will take place in November and will be hosted by national law firm Clarke Willmott’s office in the city. The firm announced the event today with partner Cheshire...

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UWE looks to a bright future as it prepares to open £16.5m innovation centre

July 15, 2016
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UWE looks to a bright future as it prepares to open £16.5m innovation centre

UWE Bristol has named its flagship development in the West of England University Enterprise Zone as Future Works ahead of it opening next month. The 4,100 sq m innovation centre will sit at the core of the zone – one of the first enterprise zones linked to a university...

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First businesses connected to ultra-fast internet services as Gigabit City’s Bristol network goes live

July 8, 2016
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First businesses connected to ultra-fast internet services as Gigabit City’s Bristol network goes live

Bristol’s ultra-fast pure fibre network is now live, CityFibre announced today, and the first businesses are connected and receiving world-class, gigabit speed internet services. The partnership between CityFibre and Triangle Networks has created a powerful alternative digital infrastructure for the city which can help businesses compete on a global...

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Figures show almost all UWE graduates find jobs within a year

July 8, 2016
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Figures show almost all UWE graduates find jobs within a year

UWE Bristol is leading the market for graduate employability, according to a new report, with 96% of last year’s graduates in employment or further study. The latest Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) figures also show 78% are in professional roles. This compares with UK market averages of 94% and...

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Jobs axed and investment frozen as Brexit starts to hit Bristol firms

June 29, 2016
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Jobs axed and investment frozen as Brexit starts to hit Bristol firms

Firms across Bristol and the West of England are already cutting jobs, hiking prices and freezing investment as a result of the fall-out from the Brexit vote, according to a snap poll by Business West, the region’s largest business organisation. One company said it was considering moving overseas while...

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Views on Brexit impact sought from Bristol firms as Government moves to steady businesses’ nerves

June 28, 2016
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Firms from Bristol and across the West of England are being asked for their views on the likely impact of Brexit ahead of a series of crunch meetings between business leaders and senior government figures. The first takes place today when Business Secretary Sajid Javid, pictured, hosts a round table...

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