Bristol’s exemplar role continues as it retains Fairtrade City status for another three years

July 10, 2019
Bristol’s exemplar role continues as it retains Fairtrade City status for another three years

Bristol has been successful in its bid to renew its status as a Fairtrade City – an accolade that recognises another three years of work by individuals and organisations to raise awareness of Fair Trade issues and support the supply chains. Bristol was first designated as a Fairtrade City...

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Chief operating officer hired by Fourth Floor Creative as it targets further expansion

July 10, 2019
Chief operating officer hired by Fourth Floor Creative as it targets further expansion

Fast-growing Bristol-based social influence agency Fourth Floor Creative has appointed its first chief operating officer – operations and product specialist Catherine Cheetham. Catherine, pictured, who has more than 15 years of specialist experience, joins from Chippenham-based renewable energy company Good Energy, where she oversaw product.  She also held senior...

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Bristol associate appointment strengthens Ashfords’ IP team

July 9, 2019
Bristol associate appointment strengthens Ashfords’ IP team

National law firm Ashfords has expanded its intellectual property (IP) team with the appointment of Chris Sutoto-Haywood as an associate based in its Bristol office. Chris, pictured, was previously head of IP & media at Bristol and London firm Gregg Latchams.  Prior to that he worked for boutique IP...

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Bristol ‘holiday hunger’ charity backed by Gregg Latchams for next two years

July 9, 2019
Bristol ‘holiday hunger’ charity backed by Gregg Latchams for next two years

Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams has selected Feeding Bristol – the organisation aiming to save thousands of children in the city from poor physical and mental health caused by ‘summer holiday hunger’ – as its charity for the next two years. Feeding Bristol aims to raise at least £100,000...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 8, 2019
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Monday July 8 Finals: Abbey, Mercia Asset Tuesday July 9 Finals: Knights Group, Photo-Me, Synnovia Interims: Amino Technologies, K3 Business Technology Group, Micro Focus, Rm Trading announcement: Robert Walters Economic announcement: BRC Shop Price Index Wednesday July 10 Finals: Superdry, Yourgene Interim: Dunelm Trading announcements: BDEV, PageGroup, Ten Ent...

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Breakthrough for trio of BAME tech businesses under SETsquared Bristol’s innovative bursary scheme

July 5, 2019
Breakthrough for trio of BAME tech businesses under SETsquared Bristol’s innovative bursary scheme

Three Bristol companies have been awarded bursaries under a scheme launched by the city’s world-class SETsquared business incubator to help support Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) entrepreneurs access tech business support. Chisel Robotics, Cyber Scholars, and NORTHSTAR will join SETsquared Bristol’s programme this summer.  The three placements under...

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Bristol takes step towards carbon neutrality as environmental sustainability board starts work

July 5, 2019
Bristol takes step towards carbon neutrality as environmental sustainability board starts work

Bristol’s ambition to be a fair, healthy and sustainable city by 2050 has taken an important step forward with the appointment of 18 members to its ‘One City’ environmental sustainability board. The move also reflects the city’s ongoing commitment to becoming carbon neutral with city council achieving its carbon...

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Natracare pledges to give 1% of its turnover to protect the planet

July 5, 2019
Natracare pledges to give 1% of its turnover to protect the planet

Bristol-based period product company Natracare is to donate 1% of its annual turnover to organisations which exist to protect the environment – encouraging its consumers to ‘Bleed 1% Better’. The firm behind the world’s first plastic-free, organic cotton tampons, sanitary pads and panty liners, Natracare has now become the...

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Paradigm Norton picks up second Firm of the Year title for setting national standards of excellence

July 5, 2019
Paradigm Norton picks up second Firm of the Year title for setting national standards of excellence

Moving towards employee ownership and creating the advisors of the future have earned Bristol-based financial planning specialist Paradigm Norton a major industry accolade for the second time. It has been named Adviser Firm of the Year at the 2019 Money Marketing Awards – beating firms such as Carrington Investments, Finura...

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