Bristol office opened by global law firm as it looks to win work in city’s buoyant insurance sector

September 13, 2019
Bristol office opened by global law firm as it looks to win work in city’s buoyant insurance sector

International law firm Kennedys has become the latest to open an office in Bristol, continuing the city’s growth as a major regional legal centre. The office, the firm’s 11th in the UK and 38th across the world, will focus on professional and financial lines work along with defendant personal...

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Future of money on the menu as Thrings serves up first Bristol helping of Crypto Curry Club

September 13, 2019
Future of money on the menu as Thrings serves up first Bristol helping of Crypto Curry Club

The role of blockchain and digital currencies on payments and transactions and their impact on banks and traditional payments providers will go under the spotlight when the successful Crypto Curries series of events comes to Bristol for the first time. Hosted by law firm Thrings in its Bristol office,...

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Renewable electricity deal major step on journey towards carbon neutral status, says Bristol Airport

September 13, 2019
Renewable electricity deal major step on journey towards carbon neutral status, says Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport has switched to a 100% renewable electricity supply in what it described as “a significant step towards reducing its carbon footprint”. Under the three-year agreement with Danish global renewable energy supplier Ørsted, the airport’s annual electricity use of 17m kWh will be powered entirely by renewable sources. Electricity...

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IoD Bristol event will explore harnessing the power of technology to boost business

September 13, 2019
IoD Bristol event will explore harnessing the power of technology to boost business

Business experts from Bristol and around the UK are to speak at an event organised by the Institute of Directors to help companies embrace new technologies to increase productivity and creativity. The IoD South West Connected Business event takes place at UWE Bristol. The half-day conference will tackle issues...

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TLT staff come down to earth to bring in more than £14,000 for children’s hospice charity

September 13, 2019
TLT staff come down to earth to bring in more than £14,000 for children’s hospice charity

A nerve-fraying 200ft abseil down the side of its Bristol HQ – along with dress-down days, bake-offs and quizzes – helped staff at national law firm TLT raise more than £14,000 for their chosen charity Children’s Hospice South West. The abseil, pictured, alone – in which more than 50...

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Barcan+Kirby continues to build expertise in national nursery sector

September 12, 2019
Barcan+Kirby continues to build expertise in national nursery sector

The corporate and commercial team at Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby has completed two separate deals on behalf of nursery providers as it continues to expand in the national early years education sector. The firm acted for the owners of Noah’s Ark Day Nursery in Chester and Hillside House Nursery...

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British Chambers award shortlisting for Business West’s Trading Through Brexit campaign

September 12, 2019
British Chambers award shortlisting for Business West’s Trading Through Brexit campaign

A pioneering campaign aimed at helping businesses across the West of England prepare for life after Brexit is in the running for a top national award. Trading Through Brexit (TTB) was launched in October last year by Business West, the region’s largest business group and the organisation behind Bristol...

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Awards shortlisting at the double for Bishop Fleming’s payroll team

September 12, 2019
Awards shortlisting at the double for Bishop Fleming’s payroll team

The payroll team at Bishop Fleming, the regional law firm with its largest office in Bristol, has been shortlisted for two prestigious national awards. The team, which delivers payroll, accounting, tax, advisory services to businesses, charities, academies and individuals, is in the running to win the accolades from The...

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Bristol Business News Blog: Perfect Storm. How is digital marketing affecting the healthcare industry?

September 11, 2019
Bristol Business News Blog: Perfect Storm. How is digital marketing affecting the healthcare industry?

Healthcare is no longer about passive ‘patients’ who blindly accept the advice their doctor gives them. Today, people take a leading role in their health, whether that’s through wearable fitness trackers or researching the best way to manage their symptoms.  This new attitude makes digital marketing the best way...

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