Optimism building in Bristol office property sector

April 19, 2013

Bristol’s office market is showing marked signs of improvement with a 50% increase in take-up compared to the same period last year, according to one of the city’s leading property figures. Phillip Morton, head of agency and development at agents CBRE’s Bristol office, said a major deal and the...

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West firms to do battle in prestigious taxation awards

April 19, 2013

Tax teams from two West chartered accountancy firms will go head-to-head after being shortlisted for the profession’s top taxation awards. Milsted Langdon and Bishop Fleming are both in the running for this year’s Taxation Awards, organised by Taxation magazine, in the Practice in a Regional Firm category. To reach...

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Airport’s £600,000 executive lounge ready for take off

April 19, 2013
Airport’s £600,000 executive lounge ready for take off

Bristol Airport has further expanded its passenger facilities with the completion of work on its new £600,000 Aspire Lounge. It replaces the old executive lounge, increasing the space 50% and introducing improvements for passengers wanting to relax in style before boarding a flight. Aimed at both business and leisure...

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Clutter-free and colourful. Drab 1980s Bristol office gets massive makeover

April 19, 2013
Clutter-free and colourful. Drab 1980s Bristol office gets massive makeover

An out-dated Eighties office building in North Bristol has been brought back to life following an intensive refurbishment programme. The 6,000 sq ft Bradley Stoke property is owned and occupied by the Society for Endocrinology, which has 62 staff spread across its three floors. When its new chief executive...

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Forward-thinking Pukka Herbs tastes success in business awards

April 19, 2013
Forward-thinking Pukka Herbs tastes success in business awards

Bristol-based organic herbal tea, skincare and healthcare producer Pukka Herbs has been named as South West and Wales’ most innovative and forward-thinking company.  The firm took the title in HSBC Global Connections initiative, beating six regional finalists to win up to £6m in lending, plus a financial reward of...

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Raft of promotions at Bristol law firm TLT

April 19, 2013
Raft of promotions at Bristol law firm TLT

Bristol-based national law firm TLT is promoting four of associates to partner and promoting nine lawyers to associate. New partners are real estate lawyer Ben Tarrant, construction lawyer Tom Wrzesien, mortgage enforcement lawyer Julian Wintle and family lawyer Natalie Drew. The promotions take effect from May 1 and increase...

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Bishop Fleming in running for top tax award

April 19, 2013
Bishop Fleming in running for top tax award

West accountants Bishop Fleming, which have an office in Bristol, have been shortlisted for the profession’s top taxation awards. The firm is one of just four nominated as the best tax practice in a regional firm for the 2013 LexisNexis Taxation Awards. The winner will be announced at a...

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West firms head table for job security, research from Barclays reveals

April 19, 2013
West firms head table for job security, research from Barclays reveals

Just over half of West businesses plan to create jobs over the next 12 months, according to a survey that also shows the region as the most confident in the UK for employment security. Some 88% of firms taking part in the Barclays Job Creation Survey 2013 do not...

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Abandon new stadium dream, Mayor tells newly-relegated Bristol City

April 18, 2013
Abandon new stadium dream, Mayor tells newly-relegated Bristol City

From Bristol 24-7 www.bristol247.com Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson has told newly-relegated Bristol City to ditch plans to build a new stadium and redevelop their Ashton Gate ground instead. Mr Ferguson’s comments follow the club’s demotion to the third tier of English football from the Championship with three games...

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