Brazil trip lands potential deals for aerospace project planner Plexus

April 2, 2015
Brazil trip lands potential deals for aerospace project planner Plexus

Bristol-based aerospace project planners Plexus Planning has set up potentially lucrative deals for its groundbreaking technology in Brazil – one of the world’s fastest-developing economies. The rapidly-expanding firm, which helps leading aerospace firms plan and develop better products with more competitive supply chains, took part in a trade delegation with...

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Bristol firms ill prepared for major accounting changes, according to Smith & Williamson survey

April 2, 2015
Bristol firms ill prepared for major accounting changes, according to Smith & Williamson survey

Many Bristol businesses are not prepared for the most significant changes to UK financial reporting in recent years, according to a survey by Smith & Williamson, the accountancy and investment management group with an office in the city. The survey of finance directors and chief financial officers reveals that...

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Inspirational speakers lined up for event exploring why women are underrepresented in tech sector

April 2, 2015
Inspirational speakers lined up for event exploring why women are underrepresented in tech sector

An event to showcase leading women in technology is to be held in Bristol with the underlying theme that they are still massively underrepresented in the key sector. Staged by Bristol-based cloud consultancy Desynit on April 16, Inspiring Women in Bristol will take as its starting point a recent...

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Solicitor takes up role as chair of Association of Women in Property in the South West

April 2, 2015
Solicitor takes up role as chair of Association of Women in Property in the South West

Construction and engineering solicitor Natalia Sokolov has been elected chair of the Association of Women in Property (WiP) in the South West. Natalia, pictured, a specialist in construction procurement projects and engineering disputes at regional law firm Thrings, will assume responsibility for the strategic direction of the South West...

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IT group SciSys boosted by £6m BBC radio technology contract

April 1, 2015
IT group SciSys boosted by £6m BBC radio technology contract

The BBC has awarded a contract worth up to £6m to specialist West IT firm SciSys to buy its groundbreaking radio technology. Under the three to four year contract SciSys, which has a base in Brislington, will supply its dira! product for use by BBC Radio, paving the way...

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UWE vice chancellor named on higher education power list

April 1, 2015
UWE vice chancellor named on higher education power list

The University of the West of England’s vice chancellor Professor Steve West has been named among the 50 top movers and shakers in higher education in the UK and the 10th most influential vice chancellor. Prof West, pictured, who is also president of Business West and chair of the...

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Commercial lawyer appointment boosts Jordans Corporate Law’s automotive sector team

April 1, 2015
Commercial lawyer appointment boosts Jordans Corporate Law’s automotive sector team

Jordans Corporate Law has appointed Parvaneh Naseriyan as a commercial lawyer in its Bristol head office. Parvaneh, pictured, will be advising exclusively in the firm’s growing automotive sector team, spending several days each week working onsite with an original equipment manufacturer. She will be advising on and drafting a...

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Top 10 planning law ranking for Bond Dickinson in annual survey

April 1, 2015
Top 10 planning law ranking for Bond Dickinson in annual survey

Bond Dickinson, the national law firm with an office in Bristol, has been ranked in the top 10 for planning law in an annual survey. The firm’s planning and infrastructure team came joint ninth in the Planning Resource survey, which is based on responses from other solicitors and barristers...

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Bristol consultancy helps client secure approval for major Cornish development

March 31, 2015
Bristol consultancy helps client secure approval for major Cornish development

Bristol-based planning and development consultancy Origin3 has helped real estate investment client LXB get the go ahead for a £150m housing and retail development in Cornwall. The consultancy was involved throughout the masterplanning, design and consultation process for the 28-hectare development, working closely with Jersey-based investors LXB and supermarket...

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