Time for Bristol firms to do battle with bat and ball as the Ping Pong Fight Club returns

October 25, 2019
Time for Bristol firms to do battle with bat and ball as the Ping Pong Fight Club returns

More Bristol firms are ready to bring their skills to the table as the city’s all-action Ping Pong Fight Club comes back for a second year. Granite Consulting, MDE Group, accountants Bishop Fleming, iO Associates and Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing are the latest to sign up for what...

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‘Pioneer for good’ in financial services gains prestigious ethical accreditation

October 25, 2019
‘Pioneer for good’ in financial services gains prestigious ethical accreditation

Bristol financial planning firm Paradigm Norton has become the latest to obtain the acclaimed B Corporation status as the city continues to become a hotspot for value-driven businesses. B Corp certification recognises a business’s commitment to building for the longer term. In Paradigm Norton’s case it also reflects its...

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Bristol e-commerce fulfilment firm unpacks £2.1m funding deal, with help from TLT

October 24, 2019
Bristol e-commerce fulfilment firm unpacks £2.1m funding deal, with help from TLT

Lawyers from Bristol-headquartered TLT have advised local e-commerce fulfilment start-up Huboo on a £2.1m investment to help it continue to expand and also move into the European market. Emersons Green-based Huboo was launched two years ago by Bath tech serial entrepreneur Martin Bysh and logistics innovator Paul Dodd to...

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‘Industry-challenging narratives’ promised by Bristol’s first black-owned TV production company

October 24, 2019
‘Industry-challenging narratives’ promised by Bristol’s first black-owned TV production company

Bristol’s first black-owned TV production company has been launched with a mission to create content from a fresh perspective. Blak Wave, which has been co-founded by filmmaker Michael Jenkins and equality and diversity campaigner Dr Mena Fombo, is unique among Bristol’s 140 TV production companies.  Michael and Mena, pictured,...

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National award for boardroom excellence won by Bristol recruitment agency boss

October 24, 2019
National award for boardroom excellence won by Bristol recruitment agency boss

Charmaine Vincent, the owner and CEO of Bristol-based specialist recruitment firm Baltimore Consulting, has won a prestigious national business award for her management skills. Charmaine was named Small to Medium Sized Enterprise Director of the Year at the final of the IoD’s Director of the Year Awards. Her success...

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Business West sets up support service to help Bristol firms prepare for Brexit

October 24, 2019
Business West sets up support service to help Bristol firms prepare for Brexit

Bristol firms can get up-to-date information on preparing for Brexit – including the likely impact of a no-deal exit on them – from Business West.  The region’s largest business organisation, Business West is being funded by the government to offer a support and signposting service to firms across the...

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City centre office move for Above & Beyond charity

October 23, 2019
City centre office move for Above & Beyond charity

Bristol hospital charity Above & Beyond has relocated its headquarters for the first time in 28 years in a move that means its 30-strong team are now working in one of the city centre’s top office buildings. The charity, which raises funds for eight city centre hospitals and South...

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New operational director joins Midas’s Wessex and Wales division

October 23, 2019
New operational director joins Midas’s Wessex and Wales division

Bristol-based construction group Midas has appointed Jerry Williams as its new operational director for its Wessex and Wales division. Jerry is an experienced construction and civil engineering professional who in his new role is taking the lead in managing project delivery across what is a key regional division for...

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Seminar hears how R&D tax breaks can boost innovation – yet many firms are failing to cash in

October 23, 2019
Seminar hears how R&D tax breaks can boost innovation – yet many firms are failing to cash in

Innovative businesses are missing out on millions of pounds of potentially valuable tax breaks by failing to take advantage of government-backed schemes to boost research and development, an event in Bristol was told. Hosted by the city office of financial and professional services firm Smith & Williamson, the seminar...

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