‘Sort out Brexit’ plea to MPs by Chamber of Commerce as economy is helped by stockpiling

May 10, 2019
‘Sort out Brexit’ plea to MPs by Chamber of Commerce as economy is helped by stockpiling

Bristol Chamber of Commerce has again called on Parliament to resolve Brexit and tackle the UK’s long-term economic challenges after figures out today showed that stockpiling by manufacturers ahead of the UK leaving the EU had helped boost growth. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the...

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Boost for Bristol’s science sector as UWE launches redeveloped and extended labs

May 10, 2019
Boost for Bristol’s science sector as UWE launches redeveloped and extended labs

New and enhanced science laboratories at UWE Bristol have been officially opened following a £7m redevelopment project, better preparing students for work in the city’s growing science-related sectors. Known as the ‘Lab Zone’ and made up of a connected series of research labs and teaching spaces, pictured, the area...

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Bid to convert former police station into a thriving centre for arts and community activities

May 10, 2019
Bid to convert former police station into a thriving centre for arts and community activities

A charity formed by leading figures in Bristol’s arts community has launched a bid to buy a former police station and transform it into an artists’ and community hub. Bricks has been formed in response to the critical need for spaces for artists and community activities for the benefit...

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Vets’ practice looking for more growth after joining independent national group

May 10, 2019
Vets’ practice looking for more growth after joining independent national group

Emersons Green Veterinary Surgery has joined the Independent Vetcare (IVC) network, made up of more than 700 practices across the UK. IVC’s business model enables local practices to “be part of something bigger,” benefiting from greatly increased resources and investment while retaining their own distinct identity and team.  While...

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Bristol relocation for student bills company following rebrand and move into rental market

May 10, 2019
Bristol relocation for student bills company following rebrand and move into rental market

A rapidly growing company which manages students’ household bills has set up its head office in Bristol and relaunched under a new brand. Formerly known as Easy Student Living and based in Leeds, The Bunch oversees students’ energy, water, TV and wi-fi bills, saving them time and money.  The...

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Game on: Conference aims for fun way to attract talent to Bristol’s cyber-security industry

May 10, 2019
Game on: Conference aims for fun way to attract talent to Bristol’s cyber-security industry

The world’s first ‘gamified’ cyber-security conference takes place in Bristol next week in a bid to make the subject fun and engaging and attract more people into the fast-developing industry. BristolCyberCon is designed to help those attending network through fun social engineering and gamification activities, take part in interactive...

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Burges Salmon and University of Bristol team up to pioneer research into using AI in business

May 10, 2019
Burges Salmon and University of Bristol team up to pioneer research into using AI in business

The opportunities and challenges of using AI and data science in professional services and their likely impact on productivity and the future of work are to be jointly explored by Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon and the University of Bristol. The two have signed a memorandum of understanding...

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PR agency helps build profile of charity launched by TV architect with social media campaign

May 10, 2019
PR agency helps build profile of charity launched by TV architect with social media campaign

The Bristol office of placemaking PR agency Social Communications has helped highlight the work of an educational charity launched by TV architect George Clarke to encourage children and young people to pursue careers in the built environment. Launched by the presenter of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces in 2017, the...

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Clarke Willmott team’s 100-mile, three-day feat of endurance brings in £20,000 for two charities

May 10, 2019
Clarke Willmott team’s 100-mile, three-day feat of endurance brings in £20,000 for two charities

Staff from national law firm Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office have raised more than £20,000 by taking part in a 100-mile challenge from North Devon to the Clifton Suspension Bridge. The 16-strong team of partners, lawyers, office staff and friends completed the gruelling three-day trek – called SWAY100 – over...

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