Take advantage of post-Brexit trade deals to export, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox tells West firms

July 14, 2017
Take advantage of post-Brexit trade deals to export, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox tells West firms

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox today told Bristol area businesses that there has never been a better time to start exporting, with the help of his department. Latest government figures show an 11% surge in the value of overseas sales made by businesses from the region, with more than...

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Latest extension at CARGO retail hub delivers space for butcher, baker and bicycle-maker

July 13, 2017
Latest extension at CARGO retail hub delivers space for butcher, baker and bicycle-maker

A butcher, a baker and a bicycle-maker are among the independent businesses set to open in the latest extension to Bristol’s highly successful CARGO retail hub. CARGO – the city’s first retail hub made of converted shipping containers – is already home to dozens of mainly food and beverage...

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Associate director joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s expanding real estate advisory team in Bristol

July 11, 2017
Associate director joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s expanding real estate advisory team in Bristol

National property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has boosted its Bristol-based real estate advisory team with the appointment of Rebekah Formosa as an associate director. Rebekah, pictured, joins from Cushman and Wakefield’s Bristol office, where she worked for more than eight years in the public sector advisory team covering...

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EasyJet puts Stockholm and Athens on flight plan from Bristol as it continues to grow at airport

July 11, 2017
EasyJet puts Stockholm and Athens on flight plan from Bristol as it continues to grow at airport

Low-cost airline easyJet is to launch direct flights to Stockholm and Athens from Bristol later this year – taking the airport’s tally of European capital cities to 18, the highest in its history. Stockholm and Athens have both been on the airport’s wish list for many years as it...

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Bond Dickinson’s renewable energy team powers up UK’s largest battery storage deal

July 11, 2017
Bond Dickinson’s renewable energy team powers up UK’s largest battery storage deal

Bristol-based legal experts working at national law firm Bond Dickinson have advised longstanding client global renewable energy company RES on the sale of a major battery storage project. The 35MW Port of Tyne project was acquired by the Foresight Group, the independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager. This...

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Lastminute.com co-founder books Osborne Clarke to advise on launch of £50m tech start-up fund

July 10, 2017
Lastminute.com co-founder books Osborne Clarke to advise on launch of £50m tech start-up fund

Lawyers at international legal firm Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office have advised lastminute.com co-founder Brent Hoberman’s new venture capital firm on the £50m fundraising of its first start-up seed fund. Brent Capital’s Firstminute fund will back early-stage European tech entrepreneurs, particularly in the ‘deep tech’ fields of robotics, artificial intelligence...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 10, 2017
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Monday 10 July Finals: Accrol, Falanx EGM: Ironveld, SerVision Tuesday 11 July Interims: Amino Technologies, Low & Bonar Finals: Begbies Traynor, Collagen Solutions, Ilika Trading statements: Carillion, Galliford Try, Gocompare.com, Marks and Spencer, PageGroup AGMs: LondonMetric, Marks and Spencer, Palace Capital, Pets at Home, U&I, Young & Co’s Brewery...

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Amazon linked to plans to build 2.2m sq ft mega-shed and create hundreds of jobs at Avonmouth

July 10, 2017
Amazon linked to plans to build 2.2m sq ft mega-shed and create hundreds of jobs at Avonmouth

Amazon, the online retail giant, is to develop a massive 2.2m sq ft distribution centre at Avonmouth – potentially creating hundreds of jobs in what will be the largest building in the South West. Details of the huge scheme – which will be built next to retail The Range’s...

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SPARKies awards throw spotlight on Bristol’s top tech firms

July 10, 2017
SPARKies awards throw spotlight on Bristol’s top tech firms

Bristol firms and individuals operating in areas as diverse as apps, touchless technology and healthcare were among the winners at the SPARKies – the awards celebrating the best of the region’s tech sector. Nick Sturge, director of Bristol’s highly successful Engine Shed enterprise hub, won the Lifetime Achievement title...

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