Bristol Pride founder takes up new role as director of Architecture Centre

July 13, 2018
Bristol Pride founder takes up new role as director of Architecture Centre

Bristol’s Architecture Centre has appointed the founder of the city’s Pride festival, Dr Anna Rutherford, as its new director. Anna, pictured, is known for driving step-changes in organisations and has already made her mark on the city as chair of Bristol Festivals, during which she helped re-design Bristol’s arts...

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Profits and turnover up at Bevan Brittan as it increases private sector work

July 13, 2018
Profits and turnover up at Bevan Brittan as it increases private sector work

Net profit at Bristol-headquartered national law firm Bevan Brittan shot up by 23% to £9.6m as it pursued a strategy of broadening its markets and range of clients. The firm, which also has offices in Birmingham, Leeds and London, also achieved a 12% increase in turnover to £44m in...

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Promotion to international partner for Cushman & Wakefield’s Bristol capital markets boss

July 13, 2018
Promotion to international partner for Cushman & Wakefield’s Bristol capital markets boss

Nick Allan, head of global property agency Cushman & Wakefield’s capital markets team in Bristol, has become an international partner in the firm. Nick, pictured, is one of eight international partner promotions at Cushman & Wakefield, one of the world’s largest real estate businesses with 48,000 staff in 400...

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Green light for university’s Temple Quarter campus, but it scales down plan for Bristol’s tallest building

July 12, 2018
Green light for university’s Temple Quarter campus, but it scales down plan for Bristol’s tallest building

The University of Bristol has received outline planning permission for its new £300m Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus – paving the way for the long-awaited regeneration of the high-profile area. However, it has reduced the height of one of the planned student accommodation blocks on the site from 25 storeys...

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Tech industry pioneer sets new course as chair of Brunel’s SS Great Britain

July 12, 2018
Tech industry pioneer sets new course as chair of Brunel’s SS Great Britain

The SS Great Britain Trust, the organisation that owns Brunel’s iconic ship on Bristol’s Harbourside, has elected long-standing UK tech industry figure Jim McKenna as its new chair. His appointment at the charitable trust’s AGM comes three months after it opened the £7.2m Being Brunel museum as a major...

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Two director promotions and new partner strengthen Deloitte’s Bristol office

July 11, 2018
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Professional services firm Deloitte’s South West practice has promoted two staff members to director and appointed a new partner. The new directors in the Bristol office are Gina Miles in audit and Marcus Chapman in tax while audit partner Andrew Holland joins from Deloitte in Toronto, having moved back...

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Waitrose delivers extension to contract with expats’ ‘favourite online supermarket’

July 11, 2018
Waitrose delivers extension to contract with expats’ ‘favourite online supermarket’

Bristol-based specialist online supermarket British Corner Shop has renewed its contract with high-end retailer Waitrose under which it sells its UK-made products to more than 150,000 customers spread across 146 countries. Last year alone British Corner Shop delivered more than 1.4m Waitrose biscuits to the British expat community worldwide....

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More growth for Jordans Corporate Law as it takes on new head of specialist corporate governance

July 9, 2018
More growth for Jordans Corporate Law as it takes on new head of specialist corporate governance

Bristol-based Jordans Corporate Law is continuing its ambitious expansion with the appointment of Daniel Murray as head of specialist corporate governance. Daniel, pictured, who has more than 11 years’ experience as a company secretary, trained as a chartered secretary with PwC Legal before moving in-house and holding roles with...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 9, 2018
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Monday July 9 Nothing listed Tuesday July 10 Interims: Ocado, PepsiCo Trading Updates: Dechra Pharmaceuticals, Kier Economic announcement: Trade balance (May) Wednesday July 11 Interim: Micro Focus Trading updates: Page Group, Barratt Developments, Burberry, Speedy Hire, JS Wetherspoons Thursday July 12 Interim: Delta Airlines Trading updates: Dunelm, Telford Homes,...

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