Medical products deal completed by law firm DWF

May 10, 2013

Business law firm DWF, which has an office in Bristol, has advised international medical products supplier Ambu on its acquisition of Wiltshire-based medical hydrogel producer First Water Heathcote. Danish-headquartered diagnostic and life-supporting device producer Ambu is paying £1.8m for First Water Heathcote, based in Ramsbury, where it has its...

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Bristol attracts global customer management software company

May 10, 2013
Bristol attracts global customer management software company

Global software company Sitecore has opened its first regional UK office in Bristol. The Danish-headquartered firm, which develops innovative customer management software systems for major global brands, has taken 3,000 sq ft at New Bond House, opposite Cabot Circus at the bottom of the M32. Sitecore, founded in 2001,...

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Business Navigator portal innovator secures two contracts in South East

May 9, 2013
Business Navigator portal innovator secures two contracts in South East

The company behind Business Navigator, the innovative web portal that lets West businesses find local support and events, has won two contracts to redevelop the platform for other communities. Bristol-based CareTechnica developed Business Navigator – found at www.businessnavigator.org.uk – with the support of the West of England Local Enterprise...

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Innovative business hub helps create Bristol’s ‘media mile’

May 8, 2013
Innovative business hub helps create Bristol’s ‘media mile’

Bristol’s burgeoning reputation as a major centre for the creative and digital industries has been enhanced with the opening of a state-of-the-art £7m business campus. Temple Studios, next to Temple Meads station and part of the city’s developing Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone, is already home to clutch of young...

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Young creatives show off future innovations

May 8, 2013

Eye-catching innovations ranging from an app that can improve a golfer’s swing to miniature robots that can be controlled with a mobile, were on show in Bristol at an event aimed at inspiring the pioneers of the future. The Bristol Creative Showcase was organised by 24-year-old Sam Fry, an...

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Experienced directors strengthen Colston Hall board

May 8, 2013
Experienced directors strengthen Colston Hall board

Bristol Music Trust, the organisation which manages Bristol’s iconic Colston Hall entertainment venue, has appointed two high-profile individuals from the arts and industry to its board. Andrew Nisbet and Sir Brian McMaster bring with them extensive experience and, along with the existing board members, will continue to develop the...

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New partners appointed at law firm Burges Salmon

May 7, 2013
New partners appointed at law firm Burges Salmon

Burges Salmon, the Bristol-based law firm, has made up three new partners in this year’s promotions round, taking its total number of partners to 79. The promotions reflect continued growth in the firm’s energy and environment-related work, plus an increasing emphasis on work in international markets. The new partners...

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Senior promotions at West law firm Foot Anstey

May 7, 2013
Senior promotions at West law firm Foot Anstey

West law firm Foot Anstey has made three senior promotions. Commercial disputes and brand protection expert Peter Singfield has been promoted to partner. He joined the firm in 2008 from city firm Lovells and became an associate at Foot Anstey in 2010.  Peter works with brand owners and defendants...

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Talking Shop event will shed light on high street challenges

May 7, 2013
Talking Shop event will shed light on high street challenges

The challenges facing retailers take centre stage at a specialist conference to be held in Bristol later this month. Will internet retailers replace the high street? How can it respond to the challenge? Are pop-up shops the future or are more flexible tenant friendly leases the way forward? Organised...

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