New senior partner to take up post at property group Alder King

September 10, 2019
New senior partner to take up post at property group Alder King

Independent South West property consultancy Alder King has elected Simon Price as its new senior partner. He will succeed Martyn Jones, who is stepping down after more than 10 years in the role on November 1. Simon, pictured, joined the Bristol-headquartered firm as a graduate surveyor in 1988 and...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

September 9, 2019
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Monday September 9 Finals: Abcam, Duke Royalty Interims: Diaceutics, MD Medical, Medica Group Trading announcement: AB Foods Economic announcements: Gross Domestic Product, Index of Services, Balance of Trade, Manufacturing production, Industrial production Tuesday September 10 Final: Litigation Cap Interims: 888 Holdings, Anexo Group, Ashtead Group, Bovis Homes, Cairn Energy, Concurrent Technologies, Ekf Diagnostics,...

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Bright future for innovative industrial testing firm as it outgrows Bristol’s science hub

September 6, 2019
Bright future for innovative industrial testing firm as it outgrows Bristol’s science hub

Inductosense, the Bristol scale-up specialising in ultrasonic non-destructive testing, is heading for more growth after becoming the first firm to ‘graduate’ from the city’s pioneering Unit DX biotech hub. The firm, which has secured investment of more than £2m, this year has relocated to a nearby 5,000 sq ft...

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Bristol’s China Bureau to celebrate traditional Mid-Autumn Festival with fact-finding session

September 6, 2019
Bristol’s China Bureau to celebrate traditional Mid-Autumn Festival with fact-finding session

Businesses have an opportunity to find out more about the work of the Bristol and West of England China Bureau and mark the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival at a special event in the city next week. The Moon Cake Festival will be celebrated at the old Harveys Wine Cellars below Wongs...

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Investment-hungry firms boost Bristol’s standing as one of UK’s top three tech hotspots

September 6, 2019
Investment-hungry firms boost Bristol’s standing as one of UK’s top three tech hotspots

Businesses in Bristol’s rapid-growth tech sector have raised nearly £248m so far this year to fund their expansion – making the city the UK’s third busiest hi-tech hub. The figure is not far behind the total of £235m raised in the whole of 2018, according to new research by...

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Bristol in running for title of Europe’s most innovative city

September 6, 2019
Bristol in running for title of Europe’s most innovative city

Bristol has been shortlisted for the prestigious title of European Capital of Innovation 2019 for the second year running by the European Commission. Bristol is among 11 cities, including London and Glasgow from the UK, in the running for six European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) Awards.  The overall winning...

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Region’s event industry ready to MEET again next year as successful showcase prepares to return

September 6, 2019
Region’s event industry ready to MEET again next year as successful showcase prepares to return

MEET South West, the region’s only trade show dedicated to the event industry, returns next January with its organisers promising it will be even bigger and better. The inaugural show in January this year sold out with more than 350 event professionals attending to hear expert speakers provide practical...

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TLT helps power up renewable energy firm’s solar project expansion

September 6, 2019
TLT helps power up renewable energy firm’s solar project expansion

Green energy experts at Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT have boosted their market-leading position in the fast-growing sector by advising on a new joint venture to develop subsidiary-free solar projects across the UK. The deals brings together renewable energy developer Spring with a German investor Altus.  Chippenham-headquartered Spring was...

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Bishop Fleming strengthens its commitment to young people with record trainee intake

September 5, 2019
Bishop Fleming strengthens its commitment to young people with record trainee intake

A record number of graduates and school leavers have been taken on this year by expanding regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has its largest office in Bristol. The 34 trainees have joined the firm as it marks its centenary with further expansion. The 25 graduates, seven school leavers...

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