GVA bolsters Bristol office with raft of cross-sector appointments

July 6, 2018
GVA bolsters Bristol office with raft of cross-sector appointments

Property consultancy GVA has made a number of appointments in its Bristol office, further strengthening its cross-discipline expertise. Tom Harrison joins from specialist healthcare chartered surveying practice Carterwood as director in the healthcare team. Tom, who previously worked at GVA for nine years, specialises in the independent healthcare sector...

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Mayors to promote Bristol’s innovation and development opportunities on world stage

July 6, 2018
Mayors to promote Bristol’s innovation and development opportunities on world stage

Bristol’s major investment opportunities, including Cumberland Basin and the Temple Quay Enterprise Zone along with its smart energy and infrastructure schemes, will next week be promoted to international investors at a global gathering of business leaders and politicians. Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees and the West of England Metro...

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Bristol Private Equity Club funds firm developing pioneering skin cancer early warning system

July 6, 2018
Bristol Private Equity Club funds firm developing pioneering skin cancer early warning system

A tech business using artificial intelligence (AI) developed in Bristol to revolutionise the early diagnosis of skin cancer has received a £300,000 investment from the city’s Private Equity Club. Skin Analytics is using the AI to provide a smartphone-based skin cancer ‘early warning system’ for GPs – enabling patients to...

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£136m office and homes scheme planned after developer buys former fire station site

July 6, 2018
£136m office and homes scheme planned after developer buys former fire station site

The former Avon Fire and Rescue headquarters site in Bristol city centre has been acquired by city-based developer Cubex to transform it into new homes and offices. Cubex, backed by funding partner Palmer Capital, sealed the deal in the face of fierce bidding from investors and developers from across...

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Trio of graduate appointments boost Ridge’s Bristol office

July 6, 2018
Trio of graduate appointments boost Ridge’s Bristol office

Property and construction consultancy Ridge has expanded its Bristol office further with the appointment of three graduates. James Weaver, Fred Lee and Robin Badham arrive as part of the continued growth of Ridge in the South West. They will expand its project management, engineering and building surveying offering in...

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West businesses lose faith in government’s ability to deliver ‘good’ Brexit

July 6, 2018
West businesses lose faith in government’s ability to deliver ‘good’ Brexit

Just one in 10 West of England businesses think the government will deliver a good deal on Brexit, according to the latest survey from the region’s largest business organisation. And half of the firms taking part said they felt ‘negative’ or ‘very negative’ over the government’s Brexit negotiations. When...

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Bristol News photo gallery: PwC West of England Business of the Year ‘winner of winners’ awards

July 6, 2018
Bristol News photo gallery: PwC West of England Business of the Year ‘winner of winners’ awards

The ‘winner of winners’ of the prestigious PwC West of England Business of the Year Awards was revealed at a celebratory dinner to mark their final year. Launched in 1988 by accountants PwC to showcase the region’s top large businesses, the awards have over three decades become the South...

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Bristol Airport aims higher in bid to cut its carbon emissions after gaining accreditation

July 6, 2018
Bristol Airport aims higher in bid to cut its carbon emissions after gaining accreditation

Bristol Airport’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint have been recognised with accreditation in a global industry programme. The airport, which last year handled 8.1m passengers and is one of the UK’s fastest growing, has been awarded the second of four levels in the Airport Carbon Accreditation.  The scheme...

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Hat-trick of ‘Great Places to Work’ accolades for Bristol recruitment agency

July 5, 2018
Hat-trick of ‘Great Places to Work’ accolades for Bristol recruitment agency

Bristol recruitment agency ISL is celebrating doing the treble after being ranked one of the best places to work in the UK, then in Europe – and now for women. In April ISL Recruitment jumped 20 places on one of the UK’s most prestigious workplace culture lists to be...

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