Acquisition fuels further growth in the US for A-Gas

June 3, 2016
Acquisition fuels further growth in the US for A-Gas

Bristol-based international speciality chemicals and gases firm A-Gas has continued its expansion in the US by acquiring a refrigeration recovery business. Phoenix, Arizona, headquartered Rapid Recovery operates 40 branches across the US. Each site provides a full suite of on-site recovery and cylinder services to the refrigeration and HVAC...

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Avonmouth asphalt plant paves way for further growth at historic aggregates firm

June 3, 2016
Avonmouth asphalt plant paves way for further growth at historic aggregates firm

Aggregates firm Wainwrights has completed its new £9m asphalt plant at Avonmouth, increasing capacity for the historic firm and ensuring further growth. The plant, financed by Barclays, has been built on a 4.5-acre site within a mile of the regional motorway network, so opening up access to new markets...

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Seminar to explore pros and cons of EU membership amid growing concern over impact of Brexit

June 3, 2016
Seminar to explore pros and cons of EU membership amid growing concern over impact of Brexit

A seminar exploring the pros and cons of EU membership is being staged by accountancy, investment management and tax group Smith & Williamson in Bristol next Tuesday. The event follows new survey results showing business owners are becoming increasingly worried about the UK leaving the EU after June 23’s...

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Tax expert warns buy-to-let landlords over efforts to ease impact of tax changes

June 3, 2016
Tax expert warns buy-to-let landlords over efforts to ease impact of tax changes

Landlords planning to transfer their properties into a company to avoid recent tax changes are being warned of the dangers. In a bid to cool the market, Chancellor George Osborne has introduced new taxes – and his 20% cap on mortgage interest relief is causing the most anxiety in...

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Promotions at Deloitte’s regional office creates new partners and directors

June 2, 2016
Promotions at Deloitte’s regional office creates new partners and directors

Business advisory firm Deloitte has strengthened its senior team in the South West and Wales by promoting two new partners and nine directors. The new partners are Duncan Down in the firm’s financial advisory practice and Gareth Pritchard in its tax practice. Gareth, who joined Deloitte’s Cardiff office in...

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New owners drawing up plans for 1m sq ft distribution park on M4

June 2, 2016
New owners drawing up plans for 1m sq ft distribution park on M4

Development of a major distribution park on the M4 has moved a step closer after the Bristol office of national regeneration firm St Modwen bought the 79-acre greenfield site. The Chippenham Gateway scheme could accommodate 1m sq ft of warehouse space, subject to planning consent – making it one...

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Financial services award shortlising for Bristol customer experience firm

June 1, 2016
Financial services award shortlising for Bristol customer experience firm

Bristol-based customer experience firm Cxpartners is in the running for a national financial services award for its work revolutionising the Co-op Bank’s online profile. Cxpartners helped the bank focus on ethics, honesty and transparent customer experience in a move that has delivered dramatic results. The project has earned Cxpartners...

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International recognition for pioneering surgical work by Bristol Robotics Lab team

June 1, 2016
International recognition for pioneering surgical work by Bristol Robotics Lab team

Experts from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory have won the Best Medical Paper award at one of the world’s largest robotics conferences for their pioneering work helping treat fractures. The team topped the category for their paper, which outlined how robotics can assist surgeons as an aging population means a...

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Top retailers unprepared for Brexit, TLT survey shows

June 1, 2016
Top retailers unprepared for Brexit, TLT survey shows

Less than one in eight of the UK’s top 100 UK retailers have plans in place should there be a ‘leave’ vote in the EU referendum, according to a survey by Bristol-headquartered law firm TLT. This is despite the store groups themselves rating Brexit as one of the top...

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