Great British Entrepreneur Awards shortlisting for Bristol software development firm and accountant

July 24, 2020
Great British Entrepreneur Awards shortlisting for Bristol software development firm and accountant

A high-growth software development business and the founder of an accountancy firm – both from Bristol – are in the running for coveted Great British Entrepreneur awards. Amdaris, which also has offices and development centres in the Moldova, Romania, and the UAE, is shortlisted for Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year...

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Tech webinar will shed light on The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of fundraising

July 24, 2020
Tech webinar will shed light on The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of fundraising

Bristol’s investment-hungry tech start-ups can find out how to get the attention of potential funders in a webinar featuring experts from the city next week. Staged by Bristol-based tech investment bank ICON Corporate Finance in association with Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon, the free event aims to show...

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Firm that revolutionised access to library databases across the world celebrates 25th birthday

July 24, 2020
Firm that revolutionised access to library databases across the world celebrates 25th birthday

A company that started out providing electronic access to library databases and is now a world-leading identity and access management specialist is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Bristol-based OpenAthens was launched to commercially exploit single sign-on software originally developed by the IT department of the University of Bath.  The team...

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Funding for pioneering Bristol firms to continue to innovate in the time of coronavirus

July 24, 2020
Funding for pioneering Bristol firms to continue to innovate in the time of coronavirus

Businesses based at UWE Bristol’s Future Space science and tech hub are celebrating securing more than £2m in funding – most of it targeted at helping them continue to innovate through the coronavirus crisis. Some £1.3m of the money has come from Innovate UK, the government’s innovation agency, over...

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Ashfords advises fintech on partnership with Lloyds Bank to develop cloud-based payments

July 23, 2020
lloyds

Technology specialists from the Bristol office of national law firm Ashfords have advised on a major fintech deal that could lead to Lloyds Bank developing an innovative cloud-based payment system. Helmed by Suzie Miles, pictured, a commercial partner in Ashfords’ technology practice, the team worked with Form3, a cloud-based platform for payment...

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Partner with ‘big four’ background takes up new role in Smith & Williamson’s restructuring team

July 23, 2020
Partner with ‘big four’ background takes up new role in Smith & Williamson’s restructuring team

Business turnaround specialist Tim Sloggett has joined financial and professional services firm Smith & Williamson as a partner in its Bristol-based restructuring and recovery services (RRS) team. Tim, pictured, has arrived from ‘big four’ accountancy firm KPMG, where he worked as a director for just over three years with clients on turnarounds, refinancing, accelerated business sales and formal restructuring processes.  Prior...

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Bristol architects like office scheme they designed so much they decide to move in

July 23, 2020
Bristol architects like office scheme they designed so much they decide to move in

Bristol-based architectural practice AWW, which has been responsible for some of the city’s highest-profile buildings in recent years, is to relocate its studio to an office conversion scheme it has designed. Pivot + Mark, pictured, on the corner of Baldwin Street and Queen Charlotte Street in the city centre...

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Profit warnings soar to 20-year high as Covid-19 crisis hits South West’s quoted firms

July 23, 2020
EY

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed up the number of profit warnings issued by South West listed businesses to a 20-year high, with those in the travel and leisure sector hardest hit. According to new figures from accountancy group EY, profit warnings soared by 73% year-on-year in the first half of...

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Triodos Bank tops global table for financing renewable energy projects for fifth year

July 23, 2020
Triodos Bank tops global table for financing renewable energy projects for fifth year

Backing 73 green energy deals worth a total of $630m (£495m) across Europe has earned ethical bank Triodos first place on an international league table for the fifth year running. The bank, which has its UK headquarters in Bristol, earned the position on the Clean Energy Pipeline global league...

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