Bristol’s new senior film manager looking to give city star billing as industry opens up again

September 11, 2020
Bristol’s new senior film manager looking to give city star billing as industry opens up again

Bristol’s burgeoning film and TV industry is marking a double celebration with the appointment of a new manager to oversee the city’s film strategy and recognition for its Bottle Yard Studio complex in a major regional television awards scheme. Laura Aviles has been appointed senior film manager by Bristol...

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Bristol Against Cancer campaign launched with plea to businesses to get involved

September 11, 2020
Bristol Against Cancer campaign launched with plea to businesses to get involved

Bristol businesses are being urged to help make cancer care in the city the best it can possibly be as part of a new campaign which launched this week. Bristol Against Cancer has been started by Above & Beyond, the NHS charity for University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS...

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Top planning award for Bristol architects behind ‘fantastic’ Southmead Hospital redevelopment

September 11, 2020
Top planning award for Bristol architects behind ‘fantastic’ Southmead Hospital redevelopment

The Bristol architects responsible for the much-acclaimed redevelopment of the city’s Southmead Hospital have won another top award – with judges praising the project for its “fantastic approach to health and wellbeing”. The Bristol studio of global architecture practice BDP’s design of the hospital’s new 800-bed Brunel Building earned...

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University internship fund helps Bristol businesses beat challenges linked to Covid-19

September 11, 2020
University internship fund helps Bristol businesses beat challenges linked to Covid-19

More than 70 businesses and charities – including some of the city’s most innovative small firms – have been supported through the coronavirus crisis by a dedicated University of Bristol internship programme. The Covid-19 SME Internship Fund, which totalled more than £100,000, opened at the height of the pandemic...

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Bristol Airport chief warns failure to introduce passenger Covid testing is ‘suffocating’ industry

September 11, 2020
Bristol Airport chief warns failure to introduce passenger Covid testing is ‘suffocating’ industry

The boss of Bristol Airport today joined calls for urgent government action to avoid further damage to the aviation and airport sector. Bristol Airport chief executive Dave Lees said he was hugely disappointed that ministers had not given the go-ahead for Covid-19 testing for passengers arriving at airports.  As...

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Rebrand and new website for Milsted Langdon reflect firm’s ‘commitment to innovation’

September 11, 2020
Rebrand and new website for Milsted Langdon reflect firm’s ‘commitment to innovation’

Regional accountancy firm Milsted Langdon, which has an office in Bristol, has rebranded and launched a new website. The firm said the new look demonstrated its commitment to innovation and was built around its core values of helping its clients to thrive while also reflecting its high-quality advice and...

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Fund launched to help innovative Bristol firms bring their ideas to life

September 11, 2020
Fund launched to help innovative Bristol firms bring their ideas to life

Bristol businesses looking to get cutting-edge ideas off the drawing board and into reality can apply for funding under a new scheme. The Business Innovation Fund – a three-year programme managed by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) – will provide funding of either £20,000 or £50,000 for...

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Another battery storage deal handled by Burges Salmon as market powers ahead

September 11, 2020
Another battery storage deal handled by Burges Salmon as market powers ahead

The energy team at Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon have advised on another major UK battery storage scheme as the market continues to grow. Burges Salmon worked with investment management group Gresham House on its acquisition of two pre-construction transmission-connected battery projects from Arenko Cleantech, the battery software...

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Bristol law firms act in North Somerset estate agency management buy-out

September 10, 2020
Bristol law firms act in North Somerset estate agency management buy-out

An independent estate agency with offices in and around Bristol has been acquired by its management in a deal put together by two law firms in the city. Westcoast Properties’ director Nicholas Webber and associate finance director Lindsay Pickles, pictured below, have taken ownership of the estate agency with...

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