International gathering of innovative cities showcases Bristol’s creative and tech projects

November 1, 2019
International gathering of innovative cities showcases Bristol’s creative and tech projects

Bristol’s creativity and innovation has been championed at a major international gathering of civic leaders aimed at driving collaboration between cities across the world. The 2019 Asia-Europe CICA (Creative Innovation Cities Alliance) Mayors’ Summit, staged earlier this week in Gwangju, South Korea, brought together leaders from Europe and Asia...

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OVO plugs into Bristol green energy exchange with minority stake

October 28, 2019
OVO plugs into Bristol green energy exchange with minority stake

Bristol clean energy marketplace Renewable Exchange is powering ahead with its growth following investment from green energy group OVO. Renewable Exchange, which was launched three years ago by a former manager at OVO, has developed a digital marketplace that optimises the sale of renewable energy from generators to suppliers. ...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

October 26, 2019
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Monday October 28 Trading announcement: Photo-Me Economic announcement: CBI distributive trades survey Tuesday October 29 Economic announcements: Consumer credit, M4 money supply, Mortgage approvals Wednesday October 30 Final: Leaf Clean Q3 result: Smurfit Kappa Economic announcements: BRC shop price index, Nationwide house price index Thursday October 31 Finals: Oncimmune, Proactis...

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The LAST WORD: Keith Rundle, operations director, Bristol City Centre BID

October 25, 2019
The LAST WORD:  Keith Rundle, operations director, Bristol City Centre BID

Each week Bristol Business News gives a member of the business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week, Keith Rundle, operations director of Bristol City Centre Business Improvement District (BID), answers our 10 questions. What was the last . . .  What was the LAST: Film...

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Bristol nutritionist who tasted start-up success picked to advise fledgling businesses across UK

October 25, 2019
Bristol nutritionist who tasted start-up success picked to advise fledgling businesses across UK

The founder of a Bristol business specialising in providing bespoke nutritional plans and advice has been chosen to champion UK start-ups. Rosie Letts launched Rosie Letts Nutrition after developing an interest in nutrition while researching ways to tackle her own health problems, which included IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) and...

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Pioneering £10m Bristol social investment scheme up and running, with help from Burges Salmon

October 25, 2019
Pioneering £10m Bristol social investment scheme up and running, with help from Burges Salmon

Bristol-headquartered law firm Burges Salmon has provided legal advice to help launch a £10m social investment fund as part of Bristol’s City Funds initiative. The scheme – one of the first funds of its kind in the UK – aims to ensure everyone in Bristol has the opportunity to...

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Bristol Law Society annual awards: Osborne Clarke wins again while Barcan+Kirby does the double

October 25, 2019
Bristol Law Society annual awards: Osborne Clarke wins again while Barcan+Kirby does the double

Osborne Clarke was named Large Law Firm of the Year for the second year running at Bristol Law Society’s annual awards on Thursday with Barcan+Kirby claiming the smaller firm title. DAC Beachcroft consultant Tony Cherry, pictured below, was present with the President’s Outstanding Achievement Award while Barcan+Kirby made it...

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Speaker line-up revealed for MEET South West 2020 – with sessions on tech trends and ‘losing sponsors’

October 25, 2019
Speaker line-up revealed for MEET South West 2020 – with sessions on tech trends and ‘losing sponsors’

The first four speakers for MEET South West 2020, the region’s only trade show dedicated to the event industry, have been announced – with their sessions ranging from staying distinctive in a busy market to ‘the best ways to lose sponsors’. Lined up for the event are Destination Bristol...

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Boost for Bristol’s cloud rendering star YellowDog as it leaps into North American market

October 25, 2019
Boost for Bristol’s cloud rendering star YellowDog as it leaps into North American market

Bristol multi-award winning tech firm YellowDog has taken another step on its global roll-out with a deal that puts its multi-cloud platform for visual effects and animation studios on sale across North America. The firm, which has gone from a standing start in 2015 to operating in 45 countries...

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