Business leaders demand ‘strong political leadership’ from region’s next Metro Mayor

April 9, 2021
Business leaders demand ‘strong political leadership’ from region’s next Metro Mayor

The West of England is being outshone by other devolved English regions such as London and Greater Manchester, a survey revealed this week as business leaders called on the next ‘Metro Mayor’ to strengthen its profile and help bring in much needed investment. With less than 30 days until...

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Exclusive event: A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty

April 9, 2021
Exclusive event: A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty

Bristol Business News has teamed up with business development and growth consultants Tinderbox to host an exclusive virtual event aimed at helping business owners and leaders thrive during these uncertain times. A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty will be a one-hour interactive and thought-provoking presentation. Expert presenters from...

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New Bristol-based chair for Withers & Rogers will focus on IP in the post-Brexit era

April 9, 2021
New Bristol-based chair for Withers & Rogers will focus on IP in the post-Brexit era

European intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers has appointed Fiona McBride as its new chair, based in its Bristol office. With a career in intellectual property (IP) spanning 30 years – 20 of them at Withers & Rogers – Fiona brings a wealth of experience to the role.  She...

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Link-up with major financial services group means Andrews can build its mortgage offering

April 8, 2021
Link-up with major financial services group means Andrews can build its mortgage offering

Property group Andrews has substantially boosted its mortgage business by joining the Openwork Partnership, an organisation with more than 4,200 financial advisers across the UK. Under the agreement Keynsham-headquartered Andrews will be able to widen its client offering to include holistic wealth advice.  It said the move would help it deepen...

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Four promotions at Barcan+Kirby ‘reflect firm’s core focus on staff development’

April 7, 2021
Four promotions at Barcan+Kirby ‘reflect firm’s core focus on staff development’

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby has appointed a new partner, senior associate and two associates in its annual fee-earner promotions. Salma Maqsood’s promotion from senior associate to partner brings the firm’s partnership to 17 and maintains its gender balance. Salma joined Barcan+Kirby in 2018 as an associate in its commercial...

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One-stop business hub launched by Haines Watts with local partners

April 7, 2021
One-stop business hub launched by Haines Watts with local partners

National accountancy firm Haines Watts’ Bristol office has widened its offering to clients to include business coaching, HR and legal services by teaming up with specialist providers across the South West. Operating under the one banner of Haines Watts Employer Services, the partnership aims to support local smaller businesses...

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New business development manager brings unique market perspective to National Friendly

April 6, 2021
New business development manager brings unique market perspective to National Friendly

Bristol-based National Friendly, the specialist provider of insurance and care funding to the over-50s, has appointed Gavin Brooks to the role of business development manager. The mutual society said the move was designed to continue to support its rapidly growing presence in the intermediary sector.  Gavin, pictured, has more...

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Sport England appoints TLT and Burges Salmon to its new legal services panel

April 6, 2021
Sport England appoints TLT and Burges Salmon to its new legal services panel

Bristol-headquartered national law firms Burges Salmon and TLT have secured places on Sport England’s new sports and arts legal services panel. They are among nine firms that will provide legal services to the panel, estimated to be worth £2.5m over four years.  The contract for the panel, which services...

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Bristol Business Blog: West of England Combined Authority. Find new opportunities and protect growth with Intellectual Property

April 5, 2021
Bristol Business Blog: West of England Combined Authority. Find new opportunities and protect growth with Intellectual Property

Did you know that your Intellectual Property (IP) assets can be integral to the growth and sustainability of your business? When properly managed, the value of your IP can far outweigh physical assets, accounting for over 70% of your business’s value. One of the biggest misconceptions we hear about is business owners thinking they...

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