Airport decision ‘real blow’ to South West economy, say regional business leaders

February 12, 2020
Airport decision ‘real blow’ to South West economy, say regional business leaders

Business organisations have slammed the decision by North Somerset councillors to reject Bristol Airport’s expansion plans. The CBI in the region described the move “a real blow to Bristol and the wider South West” while the Federation of Small Businesses echoed the airport’s own claims that it would force...

Read more »

Halting our expansion will damage regional economy, airport bosses claim after council grounds plans

February 11, 2020
Halting our expansion will damage regional economy, airport bosses claim after council grounds plans

Bristol Airport has accused councillors who rejected its controversial expansion plans of “putting the brakes” on the region’s economic growth by stifling international trade and tourism. It also said the move, which it is expected to appeal against, would deter airlines from using the airport – forcing passengers to...

Read more »

Senior associate appointment bolsters Barcan+Kirby’s new Bishopston office

February 11, 2020
Senior associate appointment bolsters Barcan+Kirby’s new Bishopston office

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby has strengthened its wills, trusts, and probate team with the appointment of Helene Bryant as a senior associate. Helene, pictured, who is also a registered trust and estate practitioner and joins from NewLaw Solicitors in Bristol, where she spent five-and-a-half years as an associate in...

Read more »

TLT strengthens its national corporate practice with Bristol legal director hire

February 10, 2020
TLT strengthens its national corporate practice with Bristol legal director hire

Investment specialist Dan Whitewood has joined the Bristol headquarters of TLT as a legal director, continuing the national law firm’s UK-wide expansion of its corporate team. Dan, pictured, joins from Simmons & Simmons’ Bristol office, where he was an associate. He brings a wealth of early-stage and fast-growth investment...

Read more »

Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

February 9, 2020
4246855-calendar3-150x150

Monday February 10 Nothing listed Tuesday February 11 Final: PJSC Polyus  Interim: Diurnal Group Q1 result: Tui AG Economic announcements: Balance of trade, Gross domestic product, Industrial production, Manufacturing production, Index of services Wednesday February 12 Finals: Novolip Regs, Plus500, Primary Health Interims: Dunelm, Oncimmune Q4 result: Glaxosmithkline Trading...

Read more »

Osborne Clarke confirms move to ‘smart’ new Bristol office two years ahead of its completion

February 7, 2020
Osborne Clarke confirms move to ‘smart’ new Bristol office two years ahead of its completion

International law firm Osborne Clarke has confirmed it will relocate its Bristol office to a yet-to-be-built office development being hailed as the city’s ‘smartest’ building. The firm, which employs around 600 people at its showpiece Temple Quay office, has agreed to take nearly two thirds – 74,000 sq ft...

Read more »

Pioneering Stokes Croft co-working hub saved by Bristol Spaceworks

February 7, 2020
Pioneering Stokes Croft co-working hub saved by Bristol Spaceworks

Business centre operator Bristol Spaceworks has secured the future of Redbrick House, the co-working space on the edge of Stokes Croft. The not-for-profit organisation, which runs five business centres across the city, was advised by Bristol-based commercial law firm Meade King on the acquisition of the modern and vibrant...

Read more »

City centre UX lab opens to keep Bristol’s tech developers at the leading edge

February 7, 2020
City centre UX lab opens to keep Bristol’s tech developers at the leading edge

Product and service developers working in Bristol’s fast-growing tech sector can now test their prototypes in a new city centre user research and user experience (UX) lab. Opened by Bristol UX and service design specialists Mace & Menter, the lab, pictured, forms part of the firm’s studio in the...

Read more »

Shipshape SS Great Britain gets set to mark 50 years since its homecoming as rusting wreak

February 7, 2020
Shipshape SS Great Britain gets set to mark 50 years since its homecoming as rusting wreak

Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Bristol’s most popular tourist attraction, is preparing to celebrate 50 years since it returned to its home city with a special programme of events. Little more than a rusting hull when it was towed up the River Avon and under Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge in...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across Bristol for just £120 a month. Email info@bristol-business.net for more information.