Two HR appointments at accountants Bishop Fleming to meet growth in staffing levels

November 19, 2014
Two HR appointments at accountants Bishop Fleming to meet growth in staffing levels

West Country accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has an office in Bristol, has made two senior HR appointments to support its continued growth. Alison Dale joins as learning and development manager to oversee the firm’s training and career growth systems for the 300 staff spread across its seven offices...

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Tax partner joins BDO’s Bristol office as part of its expansion programme

November 19, 2014
Tax partner joins BDO’s Bristol office as part of its expansion programme

BDO, the national accountancy and business advisory firm, has strengthened its Bristol office with the appointment of Paul Falvey as tax partner. Paul, pictured, has been based in Bristol for 17 years, most recently at Baker Tilly where he spent five years as a partner specialising in corporate tax...

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DTZ Bristol’s valuation team takes on new graduate

November 19, 2014
DTZ Bristol’s valuation team takes on new graduate

Victoria Moore, a graduate of Northumbria University, has joined national property agents DTZ’s Bristol office-based valuation team. Victoria, pictured, is one of 36 graduates to have recently joined the firm’s UK office network. Following an induction week at DTZ’s City of London office, Victoria has started a two-year training...

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Bristol IT group SciSys’ staff celebrate historic comet landing – even if it didn’t go quite to plan

November 18, 2014
Bristol IT group SciSys’ staff celebrate historic comet landing – even if it didn’t go quite to plan

Staff at SciSys, the specialist software firm with a base in Bristol, have been celebrating their role in the historic touchdown of the Rosetta space mission’s lander on the comet 67P some 500million km from Earth. SciSys developed the software for the mission control system (MCS) for the European...

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Move for expanding software developer gives it space for further growth

November 17, 2014
Move for expanding software developer gives it space for further growth

Specialist IT firm WPC Software has moved to a larger office in Bristol to accommodate its fast-expanding team. The firm, which employs nearly 30 people, has relocated from Keynsham, where it was based for 15 years, to premises in Longwell Green as it develops new software for the public...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

November 16, 2014
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Monday 17 November Interims: Latchways, Mitie, Redcentric, ReNeuron, Schroder Real Estate, Software Radio Technology Final: Diploma Trading statements: Bodycote, Keller EGM: Global Energy Development Economics: Rightmove house prices Tuesday 18 November Interims: British Land, Carclo, CML Microsystems, Enteq Upstream, Entertainment One Group, Halma, Homeserve, Intermediate Capital, McKay Securities, Sepura,...

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The LAST WORD: Tim Stringer, divisional director, Integral Build

November 14, 2014
The LAST WORD: Tim Stringer, divisional director, Integral Build

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Tim Stringer, divisional director of Integral Build, the Bristol-based specialists in construction, interiors, refurbishment and fit out, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you watched?  Wolf...

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Bristol ‘touchless technology’ pioneer gains funding to speed up product development

November 14, 2014
Bristol ‘touchless technology’ pioneer gains funding to speed up product development

Ultrahaptics, the innovative University of Bristol spin-out company developing technology that uses ultrasound to create the feeling of touch in mid-air, has secured a £600,000 investment to accelerate product development. The funding has been led by London Stock Exchange-listed IP Group and one of its managed funds. It will...

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Burges Salmon helps Marks & Spencer get solar power behind the label

November 14, 2014
Burges Salmon helps Marks & Spencer get solar power behind the label

Energy sector experts from Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon have advised retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) on a rooftop solar panel array for its state-of-the-art distribution centre – the largest commercial system of its kind in the UK. The Burges Salmon team, led by partner Nick Churchward...

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